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PEAKS OF THE WORLD


TOUR PROGRAMME - 5 days/4 nights


Interlaken/Grindelwald – Jungfraujoch – Lötschberger – Zermatt – Gornergrat


Valid from 1st April to 18th December 2010 and 10th January to 31st March 2011

1st day:

Arrival in Interlaken or Grindelwald by train in 2nd class from the Swiss border or any Swiss airport. Overnight in Interlaken or Grindelwald.

2nd day:

Excursion up to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. The Jungfrau Railway takes you to the Jungfraujoch – at 3454 m/11’333 ft the highest railway station in Europe.

Breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier, the longest glacier in the Alps. Overnight in Interlaken or Grindelwald.

3rd day:

Travel through the wonderful Bernese Oberland to the Valais. Either via the Lötschberg base tunnel directly to Visp and further to Zermatt. Or by the Lötschberger – The new air conditioned train with big windows using the traditional scenic Lötschberg Line, passing the imposing Kander Viaduct, the helical tunnel around the Felsenburg and the descent to Brig with the imposing view onto the Rhone Valley and continue your journey to Zermatt (www.bls.ch/loetschberger). Zermatt, at the foot of the Matterhorn, is a world without cars. Electric-cars and horse-drawn sleighs are the only transport allowed. It’s the perfect Alpine resort for rest and relaxation. Overnight in Zermatt.

4th day:

Today you go on an excursion by cogwheel railway up to the Gornergrat where you will have a superb panoramic view of the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc and other snow-capped peaks rising to above 4000 m/13’000 ft. Overnight in Zermatt.

5th day:

Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.

Supplements per person:

CHF 85.– upgrading to 1st class rail

OUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Swiss Card Peaks of the world (5 transfers) incl. excursions Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat in 2nd class from/to Swiss border or airport
  • 2 nights in either Interlaken or Grindelwald, room with bath or shower/WC, breakfast
  • 2 nights in Zermatt, room with bath or shower/WC, breakfast
  • Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postalcoaches and cable cars can be purchased at 25–50% of the regular fares

  • Prices per person in CHF

     
    3-star-hotel 1.–10.4.10 10.1.–31.3.11
    3-star-hotel 10.4.–18.12.10
    4-star-hotel 1.–10.4.10 10.1.–31.3.11
    4-star-hotel 10.4.–18.12.10
    double room 875 799 1035 935
    additional night Interlaken/Grindelwald 100 100 135 135
    additional night Zermatt 140 102 180 130
    single room 975 899 1125 1015
    additional night Interlaken/Grindelwald 135 135 165 165
    additional night Zermatt 150 112 200 145