Day 1 | Lucerne
Arrival in Lucerne by train 1st class from the Swiss border or airport.
Overnight in Lucerne.
Day 2 | Lucerne
Day at leisure.
We recommend an optional excursion to any of the following mountain tops:
- Mount Titlis – Titlis Rotair, Ice Flyer Chairlift,
Glacier Park & Cave
- Mount Pilatus – The Golden Round Trip
- Mount Rigi – Queen of the Mountains
Overnight in Lucerne. (B)
Day 3 | Lucerne to Lugano
Train journey from Lucerne to Lugano. Experience the new Gotthard Base Tunnel – with its 57 kilometres 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. (B)
Day 4 | Lugano to St. Moritz
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. (B)
Day 5 | St. Moritz to Zermatt
Today you board the Glacier Express which is one of the greatest train journeys in the world! You travel from St.Moritz to Zermatt, on a 8 hour railway journey across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2’033 metres in altitude. Travel in comfort through the beauty of a landscape rich in mountain forests, alpine meadows, mountain streams and valleys, soaked in tradition and centuries old culture. Overnight in Zermatt. (B,L)
Day 6 | Matterhorn Excursion
Today the Gornergrat Bahn, Europe’s highest open-air cogwheel railway, takes you up to the Gornergrat 9.339km away. On the viewing platform you are surrounded by 29 peaks rising to above 4000 m. Overnight in Zermatt. (B)
Day 7 | Zermatt to Montreux
Rail journey to Montreux on the shore of Lake Geneva in the French part of Switzerland. Overnight in Montreux. (B)
Day 8 | Montreux to Interlaken
The GoldenPassLine train takes you through mountain villages to the Bernese Oberland. Overnight in Interlaken. (B)
Day 9 | Excursion to Jungfraujoch
The journey to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe, at 3454 metres 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 marvelled at from vantage terraces, the Aletsch Glacier or in the Ice Palace. Overnight in Interlaken. (B)
Day 10 | Interlaken to Zurich
Take the train to the lakeside discovery metropolis Zürich and enjoy some time at leisure. Overnight in Zürich. (B)
Day 11 | Depart Zurich
Depart Zurich for Swiss international border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland.