BEST OF SWITZERLAND
tour programme – 11 days / 10 nights
Gotthard Base tunnel – Bernina express – Matterhorn glacier paradise – Glacier express – Golden Pass line – Jungfraujoch
Valid from 14th April –22nd October 2017
Arrival in Lucerne – the heart of Switzerland – by train 1st class from the Swiss border or airport. Overnight in Lucerne.
Day at leisure in Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.
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. Continue from Bellinzona to Lugano. Overnight in Lugano.
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.
Board the Glacier Express and enjoy one of
the greatest rail journeys in the world. This rail journey takes you across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2033 m. Overnight in Zermatt.
An incomparable experience awaits you today: The Zermatt Bergbahnen AG takes you up to the highest cable car station in Europe on 12’739 ft. The 360° panorama is unique and do not miss their new highlights: Snow-Tubing, Cinema Lounge, Glacier palace, Peak Shop, Viewing platform.Overnight in Zermatt.
Rail journey to Montreux on the shore of Lake Geneva in the French part of Switzerland. Overnight in Montreux.
The GoldenPassLine train takes you through mountain villages to the Bernese Oberland. Overnight in Interlaken.
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 highAlpine 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.
Take the train to the lakeside discovery metropolis Zurich and enjoy some time at leisure. Overnight in Zurich.
Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.
OUR PRICE INCLUDES
- Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: Best of Switzerland (8 transfers) in 2nd class from/to Swiss border or airport.
- Seat reservation Bernina Express (train + coach), Glacier Express, GoldenPassLine Montreux-Interlaken.
- Excursion to Matterhorn glacier paradise incl. Glacier palace.
- Excursion Jungfraujoch.
- 2 nights each in Lucerne, Zermatt + Interlaken, room with private facilities, breakfast.
- 1 night each in Lugano, St. Moritz, Montreux, Zurich, room with private facilities, breakfast.
- Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal-coaches and cable cars can be purchased at 25–50% of the regular fares.
- Some hotels may charge a local city tax on spot: app. CHF 2–4 per person/night
|Prices per person in chf||3* hotel||3* hotel||4* hotel||4* hotel1|
|CHF 165.- upgrading to 1st class rail|
|Supplements per person: Lunch on board the Glacier Express CHF 43.-|
|1 Supplement Montreux Jazz Festival 30.06.-15.07.17 CHF 109.-|