EASTERN EUROPE

  A destination for the new millennium!   ..

A destination for the new millennium!
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SCANDINAVIA

  Meet the fjords, midnight sun and Vikings.   ..

Meet the fjords, midnight sun and Vikings.
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UNITED KINGDOM

  The land of royalty, tradition and heritage.   ..

The land of royalty, tradition and heritage.
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EASTERN EUROPE

A DESTINATION FOR THE NEW MILLENNIUM

 

QUICK FACTS

WHY EASTERN EUROPE

Surreal, exciting and constantly surprising, Eastern Europe is an amazing warehouse of culture, history and architecture as well as mind-blowing scenery.                                                   Travel through the heart of Europe and discover beautiful and historic cities of Slovakia, Hungary, Poland and Czech Republic.

                                                                           

HOW TO GET THERE

Most major airlines have connecting flights from India to major cities in Eastern Europe.                                                     The major Eastern European cities are connected by a full schedule of regular flights within the region.

Train travel in Eastern Europe is comfortable and efficient. Renting a car is also a good way of covering more places.

 

CLIMATE

January – March:  1 to 10 °C                                                    April – June:  15 to 23 °C                                                         July - September:  11 to 26 °C                                                  October – December:  1 to 14 °C

 

TIME DIFFERENCE

Eastern Europe is 3hrs 30 mins behind India.

 

LANGUAGE

Slovak is spoken in Slovakia, Czech in Czech Republic, Polish in Poland and Hungarian in Hungary.                                           

 

CURRENCY

The currency of Slovakia is Euros, Czech Republic is Czech Koruna, Poland is Polish Zloty and Hungary is Hungarian Forint.     However the Euro is widely accepted there as well.                 1 EUR = 75 INR approx.

 

TRAVEL TIPS

Take a trip to the Bratislava castle and visit the museum of Slovakia through the ages. Its beautiful lawns and ramparts provide great vantage points for city viewing.

Everyone's fave thing to do in Prague, Czech Republic - a stroll on Charles Bridge presents fine views of Prague Castle, the Vltava River and many of Prague's famous riverside attractions.

Spend a fascinating morning touring the legendary Wieliczka Salt Mine in Krakow, Poland, one of the oldest salt mines in Europe.

Visit the site of the notorious German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp of Auschwitz and Birkenau which is about 70 kms west of Krakow. Since the end of the war, the site has been preserved as a museum and memorial. It receives over a million visitors a year and is a profoundly moving experience.

Drive through the enchanting countryside of Budapest, Hungary and view city highlights including Hero's square, Vajdahunyad castle, Opera house, Parliament, Fisherman's bastion, Matthias church and the Citadel.

 


SCANDINAVIA

MEET THE FJORDS, MIDNIGHT SUN AND VIKINGS.

 

QUICK FACTS

WHY SCANDINAVIA

The land of fjords, reindeer, the northern lights, the midnight sun, viking legends and so much more! Come visit the Scandinavian countries of Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland - there is something for every taste.  

                                                                           

HOW TO GET THERE

most Major airlines have connections to Scandinavian countries. The trains and buses are reliable and fast.                                  There is also a daily ferry between Helsinki and Stockholm.

 

CLIMATE

January – March:  -6 to 3 °C                                               April – June:  1 to 18 °C                                                           July - September:  7 to 20 °C                                                   October – December:  -5 to 9 °C

 

TIME DIFFERENCE

Scandinavia is 3hrs 30 mins behind India.

 

LANGUAGE

Norwegian, Swedish, Danish and Finnish are the languages spoken in Scandinavia.

 

CURRENCY

The currency of Norway is Norwegian Krone, Sweden is Swedish Krona, Denmark is Danish Krone and Finland is Euros.
However the Euro is widely accepted in Scandinavia.                1 EUR = 75 INR approx.

 

TRAVEL TIPS

Explore the Santa Claus village in Rovaniemi and indulge the child in you.

Enjoy Flåm, a natural paradise surrounded by stunning mountains and fjords

Be amazed by the northern lights dancing across the Finnish sky in marvelous colors

Sail into Copenhagen from Oslo on the overnight cruise and then visit highlights such as the little Mermaid, the Gefion fountain, the royal residence Amalienborg Palace etc.

Do not forget to taste the Salmon delicacies in Norway, salmon is a key part of a Norwegian diet, due to the country’s long coastline and many fjords

 


UNITED KINGDOM

THE LAND OF ROYALTY, TRADITION AND HERITAGE

 

QUICK FACTS

WHY UNITED KINGDOM (UK)

The UK covers England, Scotland and Ireland all beautiful and diverse locations. It is a vibrant, modern and cosmopolitan land brimming with history and culture. A travelers paradise in every sense!

                                                                           

HOW TO GET THERE

British airways, Qatar airways and most top airlines have connections to London from India. Connectivity from London to other parts of UK is pretty good too.

The best way to travel in UK is to use the buses and trains. they have a very strong public transport network.

 

CLIMATE

January – March:  5 to 11 °C                                                     April – June:  8 to 20 °C                                                           July - September:  14 to 23 °C                                                  October – December:  4 to 14 °C

 

TIME DIFFERENCE

Winter (Oct – Mar) 5 hrs 30 mins behind India.
Summer (Apr – Sep) 4 hrs 30 mins behind India.

 

LANGUAGE

The official language spoken is English.

 

CURRENCY

The currency of UK is Sterling Pound.
1 GBP = 103 INR approx.

 

TRAVEL TIPS

See London's iconic landmarks from the comfort of a hop on hop off bus tour. On this tour you can explore the Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Oxford Street & Regent Street, St Paul's Cathedral, Trafalgar Square, London Brisdge, etc.

London Eye is centrally located in the heart of the city, gracefully rotating over the River Thames opposite the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben. You can get some of the best views of London from here.

Visit Madame Tussauds, with more than 300 stunning wax figures. Here you'll come face-to-face with some of the world's most famous faces.

Tower of London is one of the most popular tourist attractions. You can see the stunning Crown Jewels and the oldest exhibition in the world, the Line of Kings. 

All the Potter maniacs must head to the Warner brothers studio tour in London to see where the movie magic began.

Explore Scotland's scenery - visit the Loch Lomond National Park. Marvel at the Celtic highlands and do not forget to taste the Scotch whiskey

Spend an evening at a local pub, enjoy a pint and some local fish and chips, jacket potatoes, fresh fruit and ice cream.

The Cliffs of Moher and the Killarney Lake are must see sights while in Ireland