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Lakes of Switzerland 
Independent Rail Package

2016-17 Rates Prices are in Australian Dollars and are subject to currency fluctuation.

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights

Destination: Montreux » Interlaken » Lucerne
» Wilhelm Tell Express » Locarno

Experience the wonderful lakes of Switzerland on this 8-day tour including a trip from Lucerne to Locarno on the Wilhelm Tell Express (boat & train).

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Itinerary

Day 1 | Arrive Montreux
Arrive in Montreux located on the shore of Lake Geneva by train 1st class from Swiss border or airport railway station. Overnight in Montreux.

Day 2 | Montreux
Day at leisure. Take the opportunity and book an optional excursion for example the Chocolate Train (every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday May – Jun & Sep – Oct plus daily Jul – Aug).
Overnight in Montreux.

Day 3 | Montreux - Interlaken
Today continue your rail trip with the GoldenPass Panoramic train (or optional GoldenPass Classic) from Montreux via Zweisimmen to Interlaken, which is situated between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Enjoy the splendid scenery during your train journey through the Bernese Oberland region. Overnight in Interlaken or Brienz.

Day 4 | Interlaken
Day at leisure and time to make an additional excursion. We recommend you visit the Jungfraujoch or our insider tip: explore Lake Brienz with the Jetboat. Overnight in Interlaken or Brienz.

Day 5 | Interlaken - Lucerne
The Luzern–Interlaken Express takes you over the impressive Brünig alpine world to Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.


Day 6 | Lucerne
Time at leisure in Lucerne. Enjoy a fantastic mountain excursion of your choice, Mount Titlis, Mount Pilatus or Rigi. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 7 | Lucerne - Locarno
Board the Wilhelm Tell Express (historic paddle steamer or motor boat) for the cruise on lake Lucerne to Flüelen.

Wilhelm Tell Express | Lucerne - Flüelen - Locarno/Lugano
After boarding a historic steamer at Lucerne’s quayside, enjoy a three-course meal in the Belle Epoque floating restaurant while gliding past ancient Swiss sites such as the Rütli Meadow, Schiller Stone and Tell’s Chapel. In Flüelen you change to the panoramic train and continue directly to Locarno. The train winds its way from 470 to 1100 metres altitude, disappearing into the 15-kilometre Gotthard Tunnel (which dates from the 19th century and took 10 years to build). The train re-emerges on the sunkissed southern side of the Alps. In the summer season an accompanying guide provides interesting information on the Gotthard region

On board you recive a CHF 19 worth meal voucher redeerable on board the boat. Overnight in Locarno.


Day 8 | Depart Locarno
Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland.




 

Price includes:

  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: (5 Transfers) in 1st class from/to Swiss border or airpor
  • 2 nights in Montreux,
    2 nights in Interlaken or Brienz,
    2 nights in Lucerne,
    1 night in Locarno
    in a room with private facilities and breakfast daily
  • 1st class seat reservations for Golden-Pass Montreux - Interlaken & Lucerne-Interlaken Express,
  • Seat reservation Wilhelm Tell Express incl. meal voucher CHF 19
  • 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, VAT and Taxes

Does not include

  • Train seat reservations unless otherwise stated

Trip Map:

Dates and Rates

Prices are starting from, per person.

Lakes of Switzerland
Prices from:
3 Star Hotel 4 Star Hotel
Twin Single Twin Single
1 - 30 Apr 2016,
1 Oct 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
1723 2057 2140 2756
1 May - 30 Sep 2016 1865 2241 2338 2951
For the hotel listing for the above package click here
Child and Seniors rates on application.