Mountain Railways
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Tour Duration : 06N/07D
Tour Destination : Lucerne - Titlis - Interlaken - Jungfraujoch - Lotschberger - Zermatt - Gornergrat
CHF 1058
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 by train 2nd class from the Swiss border or any Swiss airport. Overnight in Lucerne.


  • Day 2 : Lucerne

Enjoy a ride in the first revolving gondola to Mount Titlis. 3020 m/10'000 ft. In Lucerne you board the LSE-train to Engelberg. There a small gondola takes you up to the Trübsee. You continue your trip by another gondola to Stand. Finally the revolving gondola takes you up to Mount Titlis. For a spectacular, close-up insight into a glacier, you visit the glacier cave and ride the Ice Flyer chairlift. Overnight in Lucerne.


  • Day 3 : Lucerne - Interlaken

Rail journey from Lucerne to Interlaken over the Brünig Pass via the wood-carving village of Brienz.Overnight in Interlaken.


  • Day 4 : Interlaken

The beautiful Bernese Oberland! First from Interlaken Ost via Grindelwald or Wengen to the Kleine Scheidegg, at the foot of the famous Eiger North Wall. Then by Jungfrau Railway via the Eiger Glacier to the Jungfraujoch - at 3454 m/11,333 ft the highest railway station in Europe. Views of the Aletsch Glacier, the longest glacier in the Alps. Second overnight in Interlaken.


  • Day 5 : Interlaken

Travel either via the Lötschberg base tunnel directly to Visp and further to Zermatt. Or by the Lötschberger - The new air conditioned train with big windows using the traditional scenic Lötschberg Line, passing the imposing Kander Viaduct, the helical tunnel around the Felsenburg and the descent to Brig with the imposing view onto the Rhone Valley and continue your journey to Zermatt (www.bls.ch/loetschberger). Zermatt, at the foot of the Matterhorn, is the perfect Alpine resort. On arrival you might take the opportunity to go on an optional excursion to Rothorn paradise to enjoy the best view of the Matterhorn. Overnight in Zermatt.


  • Day 6 : Interlaken - Zermatt

Board the cogwheel railway up to the Gornergrat, with views of the majestic Matterhorn, Monte Rosa and other spectacular summits. Overnight in Zermatt.


  • Day 7 : Depart Zermatt

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


INCLUSION
  • Swiss Card Mountain Railways (4 transfers) 2nd class from Swiss border or airport
  • Excursions to Mount Titlis incl. Ice Flyer chairlift, Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat
  • 2 nights in Lucerne, room with bath/ shower and WC, breakfast
  • 2 nights in Interlaken, room with bath/ shower and WC, breakfast
  • 2 nights in Zermatt, room with bath/ shower and WC, breakfast
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
3 star

Prices per person in CHF

3-star-hotel 1.– 21.4.14 5.1.–1.4.15

3-star-hotel 21.4.– 2.11.14 15.11.–20.12.14

4-star-hotel 1.–21.4.14 5.1.–1.4.15

4-star-hotel 21.4.– 2.11.14 15.11.–20.12.14

Double room

1143

1058

1377

1288

Single room

1320

1234

1557

1472

Supplements per person

CHF 117. – upgrading to 1st class rail

Hotels Envisaged

Interlaken: 3star: City Hotel Oberland, Carlton-Europe, Merkur, Weisses Kreuz, Beau Site, Bernerhof Goldey
4star: Du Lac, Interlaken, Royal St. Georges, Metropole, Krebs, Du Nord
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
Zermatt: 3star: Sarazena, Bristol, Excelsior, Butterfly
4star: Swiss Alpine Hotel, Allalin, Alpen Resort, Simi, Walliserhof, La Ginabelle, Pollux, Parkhotel Beau Site, Schlosshotel Zermatt

 


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