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Grand Train Tour Of Switzerland

Itinerary :

Day 1: Arrival in Interlaken

Arrival in Interlaken by train 2nd class from the Swiss border orairport. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 2: Jungfraujoch (4h)

Enjoy ajourney to the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe, the highest railwaystation in Europe located at 3454 m. Don’t miss out the followingattractions: Alpine Sensation, Sphinx, Jungfrau Panorama,Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven, Ice Palace and Snow Fun.Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 3: Interlaken to Montreux (3h)

Train journey with the GoldenPass Line to Zweisimmen thenwith the GoldenPass Panoramic train (or optional GoldenPassBelle Époque) to Montreux on the shore of lake Geneva. Youfind yourself among alpine forests, bubbling mountain springsand picturesque mountain villages. We recommend a visit toChillon Castle, a moated castle on the shores of Lake Geneva.Overnight in Montreux.

Day 4: Montreux to Zermatt (2h40)

Today you take a regional train to Zermatt, the marvelous and famous car-free alpine resort at the foot of the majesticMatterhorn. Time for an optional excursion by cogwheel railwayup to the Gornergrat where you will have a superb panoramicview of the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc and other snow-cappedpeaks rising to above 4000 m. Or experience the peak ofsporting adventures in the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. At anairy 3883 m you will find Europe’s highest cableway and summitstation. For a little fee you may take the Crystal Ride cabins From Trockener Steg to the summit, an unbeatable experience.Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 5: Glacier Express to St. Moritz (8h)

Today you board the Glacier Express for one of the greatesttrain journeys in the world. On an 8 hour rail journey the world’sslowest express train takes you across 291 bridges, through91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2’033 m. Travel incomfort through the unspoilt natural beauty of a landscape richin ancient, fragrant mountain forests, peaceful Alpine meadows,rushing mountain streams and mountain valleys, soaked intradition and centuries-old culture. Overnight in St. Moritz.

Day 6: Bernina Express to Lugano (6h45)

Today you travel with the Bernina Express of the RhaetianRailway along the UNESCO World Heritage route. Enjoy anAlpine switchback ride, taking you from the towering glaciers ofthe mountains down to the swaying palms of the Ticino and Italy.The Bernina Express is the highest railway line across the Alps,linking Northern and Southern Europe in the most spectacularway! The Bernina Express train takes you to Tirano where youwill have time for an optional lunch break. Then board theBernina Express coach to Lugano. Overnight in Lugano.

Day 7: Lugano to Lucerne (2h10)

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. Optional add the Gotthard Panorama Express. Rest of the day at leisure. We recommend the following excursions: Mount Titlis, Mount Rigi or Mount Pilatus. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 8: Departure from Lucerne

Time for leisure in Lucerne and return to Swiss border orairportor individual onward journey.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Glacier Express, the slowest express train in the world
  • Bernina Express, highest railway line across the Alps
  • Golden Pass Line
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site, Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site, Rhaetian Railway in theAlbula/Bernina Landscapes
  • UNESCO World heritage Site, Lavaux, Vineyard Terraces

 

Prices per person in CHF

3* Hotel
01.04. - 18.04.20
3* Hotel
18.04. - 27.06.20
15.09. - 11.10.20
3* Hotel
27.06. - 15.09.20
4* Hotel
01.04. - 18.04.20
4* Hotel
18.04. - 27.06.20
15.09. - 11.10.20
4* Hotel
27.06. - 15.09.20
Double Room157116011616176418551875
Single Room181818781908206821932221
Triple Room150215431558166617221737

 

Extras Per Person:
upgrade to 1st class rail CHF 218

 

Our Price Includes :

  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: Grand Train Tour of Switzerland(8 transfers), incl. excursion to Jungfraujochin 2nd class from/to Swiss border or airport
  • Seat reservation GoldenPass Line, Bernina Express(train + coach) and Glacier Express
  • 1 night each in Montreux, Zermatt, St.Moritz, Lugano, Lucerne, 3* hotel, standard double room,with private facilities, breakfast
  • 2 nights in Interlaken, 3* hotel, standard double roomwith private facilities, breakfast
  • Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travelby rail, boat, postal-coach and cable car can bepurchased at 25–50% of the regular fares