Best Of Switzerland – R1101

Itinerary :

Day 1:
Arrival in Lucerne by train 2nd class from the Swiss border or airport. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 2:
Day at leisure in Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 3:
Train journey from Lucerne to Lugano. Experience the new Gotthard Base Tunnel – with its 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. Overnight in Lugano.

Day 4:
The Bernina Express of the Rhaetian Railway takes you along the UNESCO World Heritage route. Enjoy an Alpine switchback ride, taking you from a land of swaying palms to one of towering glaciers. Overnight in St. Moritz.

Day 5: 
Board the Glacier Express and enjoy one of the greatest rail journeys in the world. Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 6:
An incomparable experience awaits you today: The Zermatt Bergbahnen AG takes you up to the highest cable car station in Europe on 12’739 ft. The 360° panorama isunique and do not miss their new highlights: Snow-Tubing, Cinema Lounge, Glacier palace, Peak Shop, Viewing platform.Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 7:
Rail journey to Montreux on the shore of Lake Geneva in the French part of Switzerland. Overnight in Montreux.

Day 8:
The GoldenPassLine train takes you through mountain villages to the Bernese Oberland. Overnight in Interlaken.

 Day 9:
The journey to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe, at 3454 meters Europe’s highest altitude railway station, is a highlight of your visit to Switzerland. It offers visitors a high- Alpine wonderworld of ice, snow and rock, which can be marveled at from vantage terraces, the Aletsch Glacier or in the Ice Palace. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 10: 
Take the train to the lakeside discovery metropolis Zurich and enjoy some time at leisure. Overnight in Zurich.

Day 11:
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 2008 2042 2394 2373
Single Room 2375 2368 2833 2900
Triple Room 1894 1945 N/A N/A

 

Good To Know

Upgrade to 1stclass rail  CHF 208
Lunch on Glacier Express  CHF 45

 

Our Price Includes :

  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: Best of Switzerland (8 transfers) in 2nd class from/to Swiss border or airport
  • Seat reservation Bernina Express (train + coach), Glacier Express, GoldenPass Line Montreux–Interlaken
  • Excursion to Matterhorn glacier paradise incl. Glacier palace
  • Excursion Jungfraujoch
  • 2 nights each in Lucerne, Zermatt & Interlaken, standard room with private facilities, breakfast
  • 1 night each in Lugano, St. Moritz, Montreux, Zurich, standard room with private facilities, breakfast
  • 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:

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 upgradeto 1st class from Lugano to Lucerne with aSwiss Transfer Ticket Combi in 2nd class

 

Add:

THE CHOCOLATE TRAIN: 

May & Jun :    Mon – Thu
Jul & Aug :      Daily
Sep & Oct :     Mon, Wed, Thu

 

PRICES PER PERSON: 

CHF 70.–
plus book an additional night in Montreux, Lausanne or Geneva