Grand Train Tour Of Switzerland - R802
Tour Programme : 8 Days / 7 Nights
Cities Covered :Interlaken – Jungfraujoch – GoldenPass Line – Montreux – Zermatt – Glacier Express – St. Moritz – Bernina Express –Lugano – Lucerne
Rail journey in 2nd class from Zurich Airport via Lucerne to Interlaken. Overnight in Interlaken.
After breakfast a highlight of your visit to Switzerland awaits you. Enjoy a journey to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. Overnight in Interlaken
Train ride to Zweisimmen. Change to the GoldenPass Panoramic train (or optional GoldenPass Classic) for this memorable trip to Montreux on the shoreof Lake Geneva. You find yourself among alpineforests, bubbling mountain springs and picturesquemountain villages. Overnight in Montreux.
Today you board the train to Zermatt, the marvelous and famous car-free alpine resort at the footof the majestic Matterhorn. Optional excursion bycogwheel railway up to the Gornergrat where youwill have a superb panoramic view of the Matterhorn,Mont Blanc and other snow-capped peaksrising to above 4000 m/13’000 ft. or experiencethe peak of sporting adventures in the Matterhornglacier paradise. At an airy 3883 meters of altitudeyou will find Europe’s highest aerial cableway andsummit station. If you want to go higher, the summitlift brings you up to the viewing platform with a360° panoramic view. Overnight in Zermatt.
Today you board the Glacier Express for one of thegreatest train journeys in the world. You travel fromSt.Moritz to Zermatt. An 8 hour railway journeyacross 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and acrossthe Oberalp Pass at 2’033 meters in altitude. Travelin comfort through the un-spoilt natural beauty ofa landscape rich in ancient, fragrant mountain forests,peaceful Alpine meadows, rushing mountainstreams and mountain valleys, soaked in traditionand centuries-old culture. Optional lunch – ifrequired, please indicate on the booking request.Overnight in St. Moritz.
Today you travel with the Bernina Express of theRhaetian Railway along the UNESCO World Heritageroute. Enjoy an Alpine switchback ride, taking youfrom the high, towering glaciers of the mountainsdown to the swaying palms of Italy: the BerninaExpress is the highest railway line across the Alps,linking Northern and Southern Europe – and this inthe most spectacular way! Overnight in Lugano.
Train journey from Lugano to Lucerne. Experiencethe new Gotthard Base Tunnel – with 57 kilometers it is the longest train tunnel in the world. It takesonly 17 minutes to travel this fast flat-track routeunder the Alpine massif in the heart of Europe. Restof the day at leisure in Lucerne. We recommend the excursions either to Mt. Titlis with Ice Flyer, Mt. Rigi with Lake Cruise or Mt. Pilatus. Mount Pilatus - the Golden Round Trip. Overnight in Lucerne.
Return to Swiss border or airport or continue yourstay in Switzerland at your own request.
Prices per person in CHF
Good To Know
|Upgrade to 1stclass rail||CHF 218|
|Lunch on Glacier Express||CHF 45|
|Glacier Express Excellence Class||CHF 429|
|Supplement Montreux Jazz Festival 29.06.–15.07.18||CHF 110|
Our Price Includes :
- Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: Grand Train Tour of Switzerland (8 transfers) in 2nd class from/ to Swiss border or airport
- Included excursion to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe.
- 2 nights in Interlaken, standard roomwith private facilities, breakfast
- 1 night each in Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano, Lucerne, standard room with private facilities, breakfast
- Seat reservation GoldenPass (Interlaken–Montreux), Glacier Express, Bernina Express (train + coach)
- Any additional tickets for optional excursionsto travel by rail, boat, postal-coachand cable car can be purchased at 25–50% of the regular fares
ADD THE GOTTHARD PANORAMA EXPRESS:
Tuesdays – Sundays:
from 19thApril to 20th October 2019
Prices Per Person :
NEW: The Gotthard Panorama Express from Lugano to Flüelen will operate only as a 1st class panoramic train offering all guests seats with panoramic windows. 2nd class will no longer be offered on the train.