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Swiss Rail Adventure

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

Duration: 8 Days / 7 Nights

Destination: Lucerne » Fluelen » Lugano » Tirano
» St. Moritz » Zermatt

Travel on the three most famous express trains as well as the Gotthard Panoramic Express from Central Switzerland to the Italian-speaking Ticino, staying in some beautiful Swiss towns on the way.


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Itinerary

Day 1 | Arrive Lucerne
Arrival in Lucerne by train 1st class from Swiss border or airport.

Day 2 | 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 3 | Lugano
Time at leisure in Lugano. Enjoy the Mediterranean atmosphere in the Southern part of Switzerland. Stroll along the lakeside promenade or go up to Monte Brè or San Salvatore. Overnight in Lugano. (B)

Day 4 | Bernina Express to St. Moritz
Departure by the Bernina Express (coach) to Tirano (Italy). From there by train over the Mount Bernina to St. Moritz. This exciting trip takes you through three cultures from palm trees across the regions of eternal snow to the valley of the Rhine. Overnight in St. Moritz. (B)

Day 5 | St. Moritz
Day at leisure. St Moritz is the original Swiss winter holiday resort, an fashionable mountain resort world-famous for its skiing, fantastic scenery and its relaxing spas. Overnight in St. Moritz. (B)

Day 6 | St. Moritz - Glacier Express 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. 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 7 | Zermatt
Full day at leisure. Consider taking an optional Gornergrat excursion.
Overnight in Zermatt. (B)

Day 8 | Depart Zermatt
Depart Zermatt for Swiss border or airport or alternatively continue your stay in Switzerland. (B)

 

Price includes:

  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: Rail Adventure with 5 first-class rail transfers (from/to Swiss border or airport railway station)
  • Reserved seats on the Bernina Express (rail & coach) & the Glacier Express
  • Lunch on board the Glacier Express
  • 1 night Lucerne,
    2 nights Lugano,
    2 nights St. Moritz,
    2 nights Zermatt,
    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

Please Note:

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

Does not include:

  • Train seat reservations


Trip Map:

Swiss Rail Adventure

Dates and Rates

Prices are starting from, per person.

Swiss Rail Adventure
Prices from:
3 Star Hotel 4 Star Hotel
Twin Single Twin Single
11 Apr - 12 May 2017 2023 2250 2563 2997
13 May - 22 Oct 2016 2029 2255 2568 3003
Additional nights        
Lucerne        
10 Apr - 16 Apr 2017 131 172 200 276
17 Apr - 22 Oct 2017 159 214 221 290
Lugano        
10 Apr - 22 Oct 2017 149 200 248 331
St Moritz        
10 Apr - 16 Apr 2017 245 276 386 421
17 Apr - 22 Oct 2017 172 200 247 276
Zermatt        
10 Apr - 16 Apr 2017 214 228 276 297
17 Apr - 22 Oct 2017 152 167 200 235
For the hotel listing for the above package click here
Excludes Christmas and New Year periods. Child rates on request.

 
 
 
 
 
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