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Grand Tour of Switzerland 

2017 prices are in Australian Dollars and are subject to currency fluctuation.

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights

Destination: Interlaken » Montruex » Zermatt » Gornergrat » St. Moritz » Lugano » Lucerne

Experience the best of Switzerland on this 8-day tour including a train trip from Zermatt to St. Moritz on the Glacier Express.

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Itinerary

Day 1 | Arrive Interlaken
Journey by train from a Swiss Airport or border point to Interlaken. Overnight in Interlaken.
 
Day 2 | Jungfrauhoch - Top of Europe
The highest railway station in Europe is located 3454 m. Visitors gain access to a high-Alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock, which they can admire from the viewing platforms on the Aletsch Glacier or in the Ice Palace. The rail journey to the Jungfraujoch is an experience which leads through the Eiger and the Mönch. At the Eismeer and Eigerwand intermediate stations, visitors can enjoy the wonderful view from the Eiger North Face.

Don’t miss following Junfraujoch – Top of Europe attractions:

  • Alpine Sensation:
  • The Alpine Adventure Trip
  • Sphinx – 3571m above sea level: Sphinx – the most breathtaking views from the Top of Europe!
  • Jungfrau Panorama: 4-minute 360° Jungfrau region cinema experience
  • Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven: The Lindt & Sprüngli Adventure World at the highest elevation
  • Ice Palace: A unique world of ice in the heart of the Jungfraujoch
  • Snow Fun – Top of Europe: Fun and games in the world of glaciers

Overnight in Interlaken. (B)

Day 3 | Interlaken - Montreux
Train ride to Zweisimmen. Change to the GoldenPass Panoramic train (or optional GoldenPass 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. (B)

Day 4 | Montreux - Zermatt
Today board the train to Zermatt, the marvellous alpine resort at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn. Overnight in Zermatt. (B)

Day 5 | Zermatt - Glacier Express - St Moritz
Board the Glacier Express and enjoy one of the greatest rail journeys in the world! The Glacier Express takes you across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2033 m to St. Moritz. Overnight in St. Moritz. (B,L)

Day 6 | St Moritz - Lugano
Today the Bernina Express of the Rhaetian Railway takes you along its the UNESCO World Heritage route. Enjoy an Alpine switchback ride, taking you from a land of towering glaciers to one of swaying palms. Overnight in Lugano. (B)

Day 7 | Lugano – Lucerne
Take the train to Bellinzona where you board the Wilhelm Tell Express to Flüelen. Change to the historic paddle steamer or motor boat which takes you to Lucerne. Show your seat reservation before you board the boat and you will receive a CHF 19 worth meal voucher redeemable on board the boat. Overnight in Lucerne. (B)

Day 8 | Depart Lucerne
Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request. (B)

 

Price includes:

  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: Grand Train Tour of Switzerland (8 transfers) including excursion to Jungfraujoch in 1st class from/to Swiss border or airport
  • Seat reservation for the Luzern–Interlaken Express, GoldenPass, Bernina Express (train + coach)
  • Seat reservation for Wilhelm Tell Express including meal voucher to the value of CHF 19
  • Seat reservation for Glacier Express
    Lunch on board the Glacier Express (excluding beverages)
  • 2 nights in Interlaken
  • 1 night in Montreux
  • 1 night in Zermatt
  • 1 night in St Moritz
  • 1 night in Lugano
  • 1 night in Lucerne
    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 fare
  • Service charges, taxes and VAT

Please Note:

  • A one-way only seat reservation per person aboard the Glacier Express train is included in this package.

Does not include

  • Train seat reservations unless otherwise stated

Trip Map:

Dates and Rates

Prices start from, per person.

Grand Tour of Switzerland
Prices from:
3 Star Hotel 4 Star Hotel
Twin Single Twin Single
14 Apr - 12 May 2017 2298 2580 2744 3242
13 May - 29 Jun 2017 2346 2580 2744 3242
30 Jun - 15 Jul 2017 (Jazz Festival) 2497 2793 2985 3501
16 Jul - 22 Oct 2017 2346 2580 2744 3242
Additional nights: prices from        
Interlaken:        
14 Apr - 16 Apr 2017 131 172 159 228
17 Apr - 22 Oct 2017 159 207 214 276
Lucerne:
       
17 Apr - 22 Oct 2017 159 214 221 290
St.Moritz:
       
17 Apr - 22 Oct 2017 172 200 247 276
Zermatt:
       
17 Apr - 22 Oct 2017 152 167 200 235
For the hotel listing for the above package click here
Child and Seniors rates on application.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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