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Typical Swiss tour
Starting in Geneva and ending in Zurich, 4 DAYS
DEPATURES: Every Wednesday, from April 29 to October 07, 2015
PRICE: CHF 1118 - Per Person in Double Occupancy
Suppliment for Single Occupancy: 203
Child Rates: 263
4 Day Tour (Wednesday to Saturday) GT04Z
DAY 1 WEDNESDAY Geneva – Montreux – Zermatt
We start with a city tour of Geneva this morning. We will show you the beautiful
parks along the lake, the unique town-hall and the European seat of the
United Nations. In the late morning we leave Geneva and drive to Lausanne
and Montreux. We pass by Chillon Castle, the 13th century fortress made
famous by Lord Byron’s poem. Time for lunch in Montreux. In the afternoon
we proceed through the Valais, the valley of the river Rhone with its orchards
and vineyards. At Täsch we will board a cogwheel train that takes us to the
mountain resort of Zermatt at the foot of the mighty Matterhorn. Dinner and
overnight at first class hotel.
DAY 2 THURSDAY Zermatt – Nufenen Pass – Lugano
Morning at leisure in Zermatt – admire the quaint old farm houses and barns in
their unique style, do some shopping, relax or take an optional cogwheel train
up to Gornergrat for a spectacular view of the surrounding snow-covered peaks.
After noon board the train to Täsch where our bus is waiting to take us over the
breathtaking Nufenen Pass into the Italian speaking part of Switzerland, to the
garden city of Lugano. Dinner on your own. Overnight at first class hotel.
DAY 3 FRIDAY Lugano – Lake Como – Maloja Pass – St. Moritz
We leave Lugano and drive along the scenic road to Gandria where we cross
the border into Italy. Along the romantic shores of Lake Como via Menaggio
to Chiavenna in the lovely Bregaglia Valley. In Castasegna we re-enter to
Switzerland and start our ascent along the thirteen hairpin bends over the
Maloja Pass. Passing by crystal blue Lake Sils and Silvaplana we reach the
world-renowned alpine resort of St. Moritz. Dinner and overnight at first
DAY 4 SATURDAY St. Moritz – Principality of Liechtenstein – Zurich
We leave St. Moritz in the morning and cross the Fluela Pass to reach Davos.
In the capital of Principality of Liechtenstein, Vaduz, there will be time for lunch
and for sightseeing. This tiny country with the mighty castle, which is the home
of the present Prince and his family, attracts visitors from all over the world. In
the afternoon we will return to Zurich through the Toggenburg region with its
picturesque farmhouses. Tour ends at approx. 5 p.m. in Zurich.