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Golden Pass Tour  
Swiss Independent Rail Package

2016-2017 Rates Prices are in Australian Dollars and are subject to currency fluctuation.

Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights or 7 Days / 6 Nights

Destination: Lucerne » Interlaken » Montreux »
-Itinerary can be done in reverse -

Optional: Chocolate Train Excursion - Gruyères

Travel to Lucerne, Interlaken and Montreux with this 6-day tour including trip on the Golden Pass Panoramic train.

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Itinerary

Day 1 | Arrive Lucerne
Arrival in Lucerne by train 1st class from Swiss border or any Swiss 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 Interlaken
From Lucerne over the Brünig Pass to Interlaken by Lucerne-Interlaken Express train. Overnight in Interlaken. (B)

Day 4 | Interlaken
Full day at leisure. We suggest an optional excursion to the Jungfraujoch the highest train station in Europe (Top of Europe). Impressive views of snow-capped peaks and the Aletsch Glacier, which extends for 22km and is the longest glacier in the Alps. Overnight in Interlaken. (B)

Day 5 | Interlaken to Montreux
Travel by train to Zweisimmen (by Golden-Pass Panoramic BLS train). Change to the GoldenPass Panoramic MOB train for the rest of the memorable trip to Montreux. Overnight in Montreux. (B)

Day 6 | Depart Montreux
Depart Montreux for Swiss border or airport or alternatively continue your stay in Switzerland. (B)

7 Days / 6 Nights Package

Day 1-5 | Lucerne to Montreux
Itinerary as per rail package: Golden Pass Panoramic.

Day 6 | (Optional) Excursion on Chocolate Train
A coffee and a croissant will be served on board the Chocolate Train. The «Maison Cailler-Nestlé» Chocolate Factory awaits you where you will learn everything about the history of Swiss chocolate-making tradition followed by a chocolate tasting. Afterwards a bus takes you to the village of Gruyères for some leisure time. You might go for lunch and enjoy the tasty local cheese fondue or visit the Gruyères castle. Later that afternoon the bus takes you to «La Maison du Gruyère» for a visit of the demonstration cheese factory followed by the return travel to Montreux on the Chocolate Train. Overnight in Montreux or Geneva. (B)

Day 7 | Depart Montreux
Depart Montreux by rail to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland. (B)

 

Price includes:

  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi
    Golden Pass Line with 4 first-class rail transfers
    (from/to Swiss border or airport)
  • 1st class seat reservations for Golden-Pass Panoramic Lucerne-Interlaken Express, Interlaken/Zweisimmen - Montreux trains
  • 2 nights in Lucerne,
    2 nights in Interlaken,
    1 or 2 nights in Montreux
    in a room with private facilities and breakfast daily
  • Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal-coaches and cable cars can be purchased at 25–50% off the regular fares
  • Service charges, taxes and VAT

Add on for the 7 Day / 6 Night Package:

  • (Optional) Excursion on the Chocolate Train
    - Tour must start Mon, Wed or Thu from May-Jun & Sep-Oct.
    Daily during Jul and Aug
  • Seat reservations for the Chocolate Train
  • 1 extra night Montreux in a room with private facilities
    and breakfast daily

Trip Map:

Golden Pass Panoramic

Dates and Rates

Prices are starting from, per person.
Golden Pass Panoramic:
6D/5N or 7D/6N
Prices from:
3 Star Hotel 4 Star Hotel
Twin Single Twin Single

1-30 Apr 2016,
1Oct 2016 -31 Mar 2017

1104 1340 1348 1738
1 May -2 Jul, 19 Jul - 30 Sep 2016 1231 1508 1529 1898
Montreux Jazz Festival
1 - 16 Jul 2016
1383 1660 1681 2050
Additional nights
Luzern: 1 -30 Apr 2016
1 Oct 2016 31 Mar 2017
135 178 206 284
Luzern: 1 May - 30 Sep 2016 163 233 227 298
Interlaken: 1 - 30 Apr 2016
1 Oct -2016 - 31 Mar 2017
135 178 158 234
1 May - 30 Sep 2016 163 220 220 284
Geneva: 1 Apr - 31 Dec 2016
1 Jan - 31 Mar 2017
209 298 259 438
Montreux: 1 - 30 Apr 2016
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
163 233 225 313
1 May - 30 Sep 2016 179 249 242 348
Child and Seniors rates on application.
*Montreux Jazz Festival 30 Jun - 17 Jul 2016 supplements apply
Optional Jungfraujoch Excursion: ask for pricing

7 Days / 6 Nights Package

Golden Pass Panoramic: 7D/6N
Prices from:
Departs Mon, Wed or Thu
(Jul & Aug daily)
3 Star Hotel 4 Star Hotel
Twin Single Twin Single
1 May - 29 Jun, 17 Jul - 30 Sep 2016 1522 1868 1882 2355
1 - 31 Oct 2016 1380 1684 1683 2160
30 Jun - 16 Jul 2016 request pricing
         
Child and Seniors rates on application.
*Montreux Jazz Festival - 30 Jun - 17 Jul 2016

 
 
 
 
 
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