Grand Train Tour of Switzerland
TOUR PROGRAMME 8 days/7 nights
Interlaken Jungfraujoch GoldenPass Line Montreux Zermatt Glacier Express St. Moritz Bernina Express Lugano Lucerne
Valid from 01 April 13 Oct 2019
Rail journey in 2nd class from Zurich Airport via Lucerne to Interlaken. Overnight in Interlaken.
After breakfast a highlight of your visit to Switzer-land awaits you. Enjoy a journey to the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe. Overnight in Interlaken.
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.
Today you board the train to Zermatt, the marvel-lous and famous car-free alpine resort at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn. Optional excursion by cogwheel railway up to the Gornergrat where you will have a superb panoramic view of the Matter-horn, Mont Blanc and other snow-capped peaks rising to above 4000?m/13000 ft. or experience the peak of sporting adventures in the Matterhorn glacier paradise. At an airy 3883 metres of altitude you will find Europes highest aerial cableway and summit station. If you want to go higher, the summit lift brings you up to the viewing platform with a 360° panoramic view. Overnight in Zermatt.
Today you board the Glacier Express for one of the greatest train journeys in the world. You travel from St.Moritz to Zermatt. An 8 hour railway journey across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2033 metres in altitude. Travel in comfort through the unspoilt natural beauty of a landscape rich in ancient, fragrant mountain for-ests, peaceful Alpine meadows, rushing mountain streams and mountain valleys, soaked in tradi-tion and centuries-old culture. Optional lunch if required, please indicate on the booking request. Overnight in St. Moritz.
Today you travel with the Bernina Express of the Rhaetian Railway along the UNESCO World Heritage route. Enjoy an Alpine switchback ride, taking you from the high, towering glaciers of the mountains down to the swaying palms of Italy: the Bernina Express is the highest railway line across the Alps, linking Northern and Southern Europe and this in the most spectacular way! Overnight in Lugano.
Train journey from Lugano to Lucerne. Experience the new Gotthard Base Tunnel with 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. Rest of the day at leisure in Lucerne.
We recommend the following excursions:
» Mount Titlis with a visit of the glacier cave and a ride of the Ice Flyer Chairlift
» Mount Rigi, Queen of the mountains
» Mount Pilatus, the Golden Round Trip
Overnight in Lucerne.
Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.
OUR PRICE INCLUDES
Swiss Card Grand Tour of Switzerland (6 transfers) in 2nd class from/to Swiss border or airport
Seat reservation for Glacier Express Premium
1 night in Zόrich or Geneva (your choice), room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast
2 nights in Lucerne, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast
1 night in St. Moritz, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast
2 nights in Zermatt, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast
1 night in Geneva or Zόrich (your choice), room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast
Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal-coaches and cable cars can be purchased at 2550% of the regular fare
Prices per person in CHF: Valid from 01 April – 13 Oct 2019
Supplements per person:
unch on board the Glacier Express CHF 43
supplement Montreus Jazz Festival 30.06 17.07.16 CHF 109