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Grand Train Tour Of Switzerland – R802

Itinerary :

Day 1: 
Rail journey in 2nd class from Zurich Airport via Lucerne to Interlaken. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 2: 

After breakfast a highlight of your visit to Switzerland awaits you. Enjoy a journey to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. Overnight in Interlaken

Day 3:  
Train ride to Zweisimmen. Change to the Golden Pass Panoramic train (or optional Golden Pass Classic) for this memorable trip to Montreux on the shore of Lake Geneva. You find yourself among alpine forests, bubbling mountain springs and picturesque mountain villages. Overnight in Montreux.

Day 4:  
Today you board the train to Zermatt, the marvelous and famous car-free alpine resort at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn. Optional excursion by cogwheel railway up to the Gornergrat where you will have a superb panoramic view of the Matterhorn,Mont Blanc and other snow-capped peaks rising to above 4000 m/13’000 ft. or experience the peak of sporting adventures in the Matterhorn glacier paradise. At an airy 3883 meters of altitude, you will find Europe’s highest aerial cable way and summit station. If you want to go higher, the summit lift brings you up to the viewing platform with a 360° panoramic view. Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 5:  
Today you board the Glacier Express for one of the greatest train journeys in the world. You travel from St.Moritz to Zermatt. An 8 hour railway journey across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2’033 meters in altitude. Traveling comfort through the unspoiled natural beauty of a landscape rich in ancient, fragrant mountain forests,peaceful Alpine meadows, rushing mountain streams and mountain valleys, soaked in tradition and centuries-old culture. Optional lunch – if required, please indicate on the booking request.Overnight in St. Moritz.

Day 6:  
Today you travel with the Bernina Express of the Rhaetian Railway along the UNESCO World Heritage route. Enjoy an Alpine switchback ride, taking you from the high, towering glaciers of the mountains down to the swaying palms of Italy: the Bernina Express is the highest railway line across the Alps,linking Northern and Southern Europe – and this in the most spectacular way! Overnight in Lugano.

Day 7:  
Train journey from Lugano to Lucerne. Experience the new Gotthard Base Tunnel – with 57 kilometers it is the longest train tunnel in the world. It takes only 17 minutes to travel this fast flat-track route under the Alpine massif in the heart of Europe. Rest of 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.

Day 8:  
Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.

 

Prices per person in CHF

3* Hotel
01.04.19–23.04.19
3* Hotel
23.04.19-13.10.19
4* Hotel
01.04.19-23.04.19
4* Hotel
23.04.19-13.10.19
Double Room 1513 1543 1788 1800
Single Room 1754 1763 2090 2137
Triple Room 1549 1489 1635 1678

 

Good To Know

Upgrade to 1st class 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 room with private facilities, breakfast
    • 1 night each in Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano, Lucerne, standard room with private facilities, breakfast
    • Seat reservation Golden Pass (Interlaken–Montreux), Glacier Express, Bernina Express (train + coach)
    • Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal-coach and cable car can be purchased at 25–50% of the regular fares

 

ADD THE GOTTHARD PANORAMA EXPRESS: 

Tuesdays – Sundays:

from 19th April to 20th October 2019

Prices Per Person :

  • CHF 20.– for a seat reservation with a Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi in 1st class
  • CHF 42.– for a seat reservation & an upgrade to 1st class from Lugano to Flüelen with a Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi in 2nd class
  • CHF 52.– for a seat reservation & an upgrade to 1st class from Lugano to Lucerne with a Swiss Transfer

 

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.