Best of Switzerland
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Tour Duration : 10N/11D
Tour Destination : Lucerne – Wilhelm Tell Express – Lugano – Bernina Express – St. Moritz – Glacier Express - Zermatt - Gornergrat - Montreux - GoldenPassLine - Interlaken – Jungfraujoch - Zürich
CHF 1851
Destination Information
Nowhere elsewill you find attractions cultural centres, innovative gastronomy insider secrets and new favourite places in such close proximity as in Switzerland. Welcome to Switzerland the Alpine Wonderland! Mirrored lakes, imposing mountains, velvet forest, quaint chalets and picture prefect cities; Switzerland provides the majority of the countries magnificent sights. In the early morning hours you can touch a glacier and in the afternoon enjoy various culinary delights under the palm trees. Switzerland offers just about everything you could want on a vacation.
  • Itinerary
  • Inclusion & Exclusion
  • Hotel
  • Optional Sightseeing
  • Gallery
  • Day 1 : Arrive Lucerne

Arrival in Lucerne - the heart of Switzerland – by train 1st class from the Swiss border or airport. Overnight in Lucerne.


  • Day 2 : Lucerne

Day at leisure in Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.


  • Day 3 : Lucerne - Lugano

The Wilhelm Tell Express (historic paddle steamer or motor boat) takes you from Lucerne to Flüelen. On board you receive a CHF 19 worth meal voucher redeemable on board the boat. Continue your journey by train 1st class to Bellinzona and further to Lugano with its Mediterranean flair. Overnight in Lugano.


  • Day 4 : Lugano - St. Moritz

The Bernina Express of the Rhaetian Railway takes you along the UNESCO World Heritage route. Enjoy an Alpine switchback ride, taking you from a land of swaying palms to one of towering glaciers. Overnight in St. Moritz.


  • Day 5 : St. Moritz - Zermatt

Board the Glacier Express and enjoy one of the greatest rail journeys in the world. A 7½ hour rail journey takes you across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2033 m to Zermatt. Overnight in Zermatt.


  • Day 6 : Zermatt

Today the Gornergrat Bahn, Europe’s highest open-air cogwheel railway, takes you up to the Gornergrat 9.339 km away. On the viewing platform you are surrounded by 29 peaks rising to above 4000 m.
Overnight in Zermatt.


  • Day 7 : Zermatt - Montreux

Rail journey to Montreux on the shore of Lake Geneva in the French part of Switzerland. Overnight in Montreux.


  • Day 8 : Montreux - Interlaken

The GoldenPassLine train takes you through mountain villages to the Bernese Oberland. Overnight in Interlaken.


  • Day 9 : Interlaken

The journey to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe, at 3454 metres Europe’s highest altitude railway station, is a highlight of your visit to Switzerland. It offers visitors a high-Alpine wonderworld of ice, snow and rock, which can be marvelled at from vantage terraces, the Aletsch Glacier or in the Ice Palace. Overnight in Interlaken.


  • Day 10 : Interlaken - Zurich

Take the train to the lakeside discovery metropolis Zürich and enjoy some time at leisure. Overnight in Zürich.


  • Day 11 : Depart Zurich

Return to Swiss border or airport for flight back to home.


INCLUSION
  • Swiss Card Best of Switzerland (8 transfers) in 1st class from/to Swiss border or airport
  • Seat reservation Wilhelm Tell Express incl. meal voucher CHF 19, Bernina Express (train + coach), Glacier Express, GoldenPassLine Montreux-Interlaken
  • Excursion to Gornergrat + Jungfraujoch
  • 2 nights each in Lucerne, Zermatt + Interlaken, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast
  • 1 night each in Lugano, St. Moritz, Montreux, Zürich, room, bath or shower/ WC, breakfast
  • Voucher 20% reduction for entry to Swissminiatur in Melide
  • Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal-coaches and cable cars can be purchased at 25–50% of the regular fares
EXCLUSION
  • Airfare & Airport Taxes Excluded
  • Meals other than those listed in Inclusions
  • Any Extra activities, Guide, Camera fee charges etc
  • Drinks, tips, laundry, porterage, telephone calls & expenses of personal nature
  • Peak season/Convention period surcharges extra
  • Visa Cost
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any other services not mentioned in Inclusions
  • Government service tax 3.09%

Prices per person in CHF

3-star-hotel 4-star-hotel
Double Room 1851 2280
Single Room 2190 2752

Hotels Envisaged

 Lucerne 3star: Waldstätterhof, Drei Könige, Ambassador, Magic Hotel (breakfast at htl Krone about 80 m away), Des Alpes, IBIS Styles, De La Paix, Le Stelle
4star: Art Deco Hotel Montana, Radission Blu, Ameron Flora, Cascada
 Lugano 3star: Contintenal Park, International au Lac, Federale, Delfino
4star: Lugano Dante Center, Villa Sassa, Novotel Lugano – Paradiso
 St. Moritz: 3star: Baren, Soldanella, Hauser, Laudinella
4star: Art Boutique Hotel Monopol, Steffani, Crystal
 Interlaken 3star: City Hotel Oberland, Carlton-Europe, Merkur, Weisses Kreuz, Beau Site, BernerhofGoldey
4star: Du Lac, Interlaken, Royal St. Georges, Metropole, Krebs, Du Nord
 Montreux 3star: Helvetie
4star: Eurotel Riviera, Suisse Majestic
 Zermatt 3star: Sarazena, Bristol, Excelsior, Butterfly
4star: Swiss Alpine Hotel Allalin, Alpen Resort, Simi, Walliserhof, La Ginabelle, Pollux,Parkhotel Beau Site, Schlosshotel Zermatt.
 Zürich 3star: Montana, Comfort Inn Royal, Rütli
4star: Central Plaza, Glockenhof

Supplements per person

On Request – lunch on board the Glacier Express


Gallery

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