Top of Europe and Swiss Palm Trees
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Tour Duration : 04N/05D
Tour Destination : Interlaken/Grindelwald - Jungfraujoch - Lugano/Extended version incl. Wilhelm Tell Express - Lucerne
CHF 732
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 Interlaken

Arrival in Interlaken or Grindelwald by train 2nd class from the Swiss border or any Swiss airport. It is your choice between Interlaken or Grindelwald upon your booking. Overnight in Interlaken or Grindelwald.

  • Day 2 : Interlaken

Excursion up to the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe. The train takes you up to Kleine Scheidegg, at the foot of the famous Eiger North Wall. Further by Jungfrau Railway to the Jungfraujoch - at 3454 m/11'333 ft the highest railway station in Europe. Breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier, the longest glacier in the Alps. Overnight in Interlaken or Grindelwald.

  • Day 3 : Interlaken - Lugano

Travel through the wonderful Bernese Oberland and the Lötschberg to Brig and further through the Centovalli in Italy to Lugano or Locarno or you can travel via Lucerne through the Gotthard region to Lugano or Locarno. Again it is your choice upon booking if you would like to stay in either Lugano or Locarno. Overnight in Lugano or Locarno.

  • Day 4 : Lugano

Day at leisure. Several attractive excursion opportunities are waiting for you. Your Swiss Card entitles you to 50% off rail travel and you might take advantage of the 20% entry reduction voucher for Swissminiatur in Melide. Overnight in Lugano or Locarno.

  • Day 5 : Lugano

Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland with the Extended version: board the Wilhelm Tell Express train from Bellinzona to Flüelen and further by paddle steamer (sometimes by motor boat) to Lucerne.You will receive a meal voucher worth CHF 19 redeemable on board and get a souvenir at the end of the journey. Overnight in Lucerne.

  • Day 6 : Depart Lucerne

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

  • Swiss Card Top of Europe and Swiss Palm Trees (4 or 5 transfers) incl. excursion Jungfraujoch in 2nd class from/to Swiss border or airport
  • 2 nights in either Interlaken or Grindelwald, room, bath or shower/ WC, breakfast
  • 2 nights in Lugano or Locarno, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast
  • Voucher 20% reduction for entry to Swissminiatur in Melide open daily app. mid March – end of October 2013
  • Extended version: Seat reservation for Wilhelm Tell Express includes meal voucher on board the boat and a souvenir plus 1 night in Lucerne, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast
  • 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
  • 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

Prices per person in CHF

hotel   incl.
1st   class rail  
 Extended   4-star
hotel   incl. 1st
class rail  
 double room   732 941 1017 1290
additional night Interlaken/Grindelwald 102 145 102  145
additional night Lucerne 105 150 105 150
 additional night Lugano/Locarno    105  170 105 170
 single room    884 1121 1193 1568
 additional night Interlaken/Grindelwald 140 180 140 180
additional night Lucerne 145 185 145 185
 additional night Lugano/Locarno   145 230 145 230


Supplements per person


CHF 90.– upgrading to 1st class rail for standard version


Hotels Envisaged


Interlaken 3star: City Hotel Oberland, Carlton-Europe, Merkur, Weisses Kreuz, Beau Site, Bernerhof Goldey
4star: Du Lac, Interlaken, Royal St. Georges, Metropole, Du Nord
Grindelwald 3star: Derby
4star: Kreuz & Post, Eiger
Lugano 3star: Contintenal Park, International au Lac, Federale, Delfino
4star: Lugano Dante Center, Villa Sassa, Novotel Lugano Paradiso
Locarno 3star: Du Lac, Dell’ Angelo
4star: Belvedere
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,