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Swiss Alps & Glacier Express – 8 Days

$ 3,690.00

Chocolates, cheeses, watches…. This is only the beginning of a list of famous Swiss products. This Alpine country, whose official name is the Swiss Confederation, preserves its independence from the rest of Europe and features four official languages.

8 Days – Zurich – Lucerne – Mount Titlis- Interlaken – Bern – Gruyeres -Geneva – Montreux – Zermatt – Glacier Express – St. Moritz – Zurich

Description

Day 1 / Saturday Zurich
Arrival in Zurich and transfer to your hotel.

Accommodation at the Hotel Swissôtel Zürich

Day 2 / Sunday Zurich (B)
In the morning you enjoy a sightseeing tour of Zurich and its main monuments: take in the fabulous views of the Alps and Lake Zurich from the Höhenstrasse.

We will stop briefly in Rapperswil, the quaint city of roses. On our way back to Zurich you enjoy a lovely cruise on Lake Zurich. Arrival at Zürich-Bürkliplatz.

Make your own way back to the hotel.

Accommodation at the Hotel Swissôtel Zürich

Day 3 / Monday Zurich – Lucerne – Mount Titlis- Interlaken(B)
Departure for Lucerne. Short sightseeing tour and free time to explore Lucerne on your own.

At noon we continue to Engelberg. Take the rotating Rotair cable car to the top of Mount Titlis and its spectacular glacier. From an elevation of 3.020 m, visitors enjoy breathtaking views of the Central Alps.

In the afternoon you visit the lakeside town of Brienz and see the talented woodcarving artisans. Continue to Interlaken, at the foot of Mount Jungfrau.

Accommodation at the Hotel Interlaken

Day 4 / Tuesday Interlaken – Bern – Gruyeres -Geneva (B)
From Interlaken we drive along Lake Thun to Bern, located on the Aare River, overlooking the Alps.

Visit the city before we continue to Gruyeres, a picturesque village with an impressive medieval castle.

Accommodation at the Hotel Ramada Encore

Day 5 / Wednesday Geneva – Montreux – Zermatt (B/D)
Sightseeing tour of Geneva. Visit the beautiful parks along the lake, the cathedral and the European headquarters of the UN.

Then you travel to Lausanne and Montreux with its magnificent Chillon Castle. Free time to visit Montreux.

In the afternoon you explore the Rodano river valley as far as Täsch. From here you continue by narrow gauge train to Zermatt, nestled at the foot of mighty Mount Matterhorn.

Dinner at the hotel tonight.

accommodation at the Hotel Alex

Day 6 / Thursday Zermatt (B/D)
Today you are free to explore at your leisure.

Optional excursion to the top of Mount Gornegrat.

Dinner and accommodation at the Hotel.

Day 7 / Friday Zermatt – Glacier Express – St. Moritz (B/D)
In the morning we board the famous Glacier Express train.

Take in the impressive views of mountains, glaciers and snowcapped peaks from the comfortable panorama railcar.

In the afternoon you arrive at the famous St. Moritz ski resort.

Dinner and accommodation at the Hotel Schweizerhof

Day 8 / Saturday St. Moritz – Chur – Vaduz – Zurich (B)
In the morning we travel via the Julier Pass and Chur to Vaduz. Free time.

Arrival at Zurich central station or the Swissôtel around 5 pm.


Departures are guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 2 guests

Price in USD
$3690
Land only per person based on sharing

  • Single supplement: $850

 
Price in CAD
$4850
Land only per person based on sharing

  • Single supplement: $1150

 


GROUP DEPARTURE CALENDAR 2019 – 2020

January:
February:
March:
April:
27
May:
4, 11, 18, 25
June:
1, 8, 15, 22, 29
July:
6, 13, 20, 27
August:
3, 10, 17, 24, 31
September:
7, 14, 21, 28
October
5
November:
December:

Additional information

OVERVIEW

Chocolates, cheeses, watches…. This is only the beginning of a list of famous Swiss products. This Alpine country, whose official name is the Swiss Confederation, preserves its independence from the rest of Europe and features four official languages.

DEPARTURE

Group departure guaranteed for minimum 2 travelers.

HOTELS

As indicated in the itinerary.

INCLUSIONS

• Transfer in from Zurich airport or train station to your hotel
• Transportation by car, minivan or bus during the entire tour (depending on number of participants)
• English/Spanish speaking tour guide (driver-guide for groups of 7 persons or less)
• Accommodation at the hotels described or similar
• Daily buffet breakfast
•Dinner in Zermatt and St. Moritz
•Visits and excursions as mentioned
•Cable car ticket to Mount Titlis
•Train ride Zermatt – St. Moritz on the Glacier Express incl. reserved seating in 2nd class
•Lunch on the Glacier Express Train ticket Täsch – Zermatt

EXCLUSIONS

International Airfare/train ticket, Call 1-888-887-1688 to get a quote from your home city
Travel insurance. visa fees, gratuities, drinks, personal spending and optional activities.
Personal expenses, extras in the hotels, tips to guides and drivers and beverages

QUESTIONS

Should you have any further questions, please call 1888-887-1688 for assistance.

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