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Train Journey to Switzerland

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8D/7N

About

The Swiss vacation promises a journey of breathtaking train rides across the country, complemented by delightful accommodations and shared tours tailored to your preferences. Commencing in Zurich, you'll embark on the Luzern-Interlaken Express, traversing the scenic Brunig Mountain Pass en route to Interlaken. Nestled between cobalt lakes and towering peaks, Interlaken captivates with its s...

Itinerary

Day 1

Journey from Zurich to Interlaken

  • Zurich To Interlaken
  • Stay Included

Embarking on the GoldenPass Line from Lucerne to Interlaken promises an enchanting journey through Switzerland's picturesque landscapes. As the train glides along the shores of serene lakes and cascading waterfalls, you'll find yourself immersed in the breathtaking beauty of the Swiss countryside.

Passing through the Brunig mountain pass adds a touch of grandeur to the experience, offering panoramic views of towering peaks and lush valleys. The journey itself becomes an adventure, with each twist and turn revealing a new vista to marvel at.

Arriving in Interlaken, you'll find yourself in the heart of the Bernese Oberland, surrounded by the majestic Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau mountains. Relax at the Swiss Hotel Apartment. The city's position between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz adds to its charm, providing a tranquil setting for relaxation and exploration.

With its stunning natural scenery and charming atmosphere, Interlaken offers a perfect starting point for your Swiss adventure. Whether you choose to explore the surrounding mountains, take a leisurely boat ride on the lakes, or simply wander through the picturesque streets, you're sure to create unforgettable memories during your stay.

So sit back, relax, and let the GoldenPass Line whisk you away to the wonders of Interlaken.

Day 2

Train Journey to Montreux

  • Breakfast
  • Interlaken - Montreux
  • Stay Included

In the morning, consider arranging a tour (not included) to Jungfraujoch, Europe's highest railway station at 3,454 meters (11,332 feet). 

Marvel at breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier, the Alps' longest at 23 kilometers (roughly 14.5 miles), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. 

As the sun sets, continue your journey on the GoldenPass Line, skirting Lake Thun to Simmen Valley. Pass through charming towns like Zweisimmen and Gstaad, and traverse the wild Pays d'Enhaut with its scenic villages before enjoying panoramic vistas of Lake Geneva and Montreux. 

Disembark in Montreux for the night at JETTY Montreux.

Day 3

Discover the Alpine Beauty

  • Breakfast
  • Montreux - Zermatt
  • Stay Included

After breakfast in Montreux, board your scheduled train to Zermatt. You will traverse the Swiss Alps and reach Zermatt in under three hours. 

Enjoy a leisurely day exploring the town and admiring the iconic Matterhorn. Visit Bahnhofstrasse, which is lined with excellent shops, or opt for an excursion to Gornergrat (not included). After a day of Alpine beauty, spend the night in Zermatt at Hotel Steffani.

Day 4

Explore Oberalp Pass

  • Breakfast
  • Zermatt - St. Moritz
  • Stay Included

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast before boarding the Glacier Express to St. Moritz. Traverse the stunning Oberalp Pass, reaching 2,033 meters (6,670 feet) above sea level, and journey through the impressive Rhine Gorge. 

Arrive in glamorous St. Moritz, host of the Winter Olympics twice, where you'll have the day to explore at your leisure.

Day 5

Head towards Lugano

  • Breakfast
  • Tirano - Lugano
  • St. Moritz - Tirano
  • Stay Included

Today, embark on the legendary Bernina Express from St. Moritz station for an unforgettable scenic rail journey. 

Traverse the majestic Bernina Pass, soaring 2,253 meters (7,392 feet) above sea level amidst snow-capped peaks and glaciers. Descend towards Poschiavo and Brusio, passing through spiral viaducts and tunnels. 

Arrive in Tirano, Italy, where the Bernina Express Bus awaits, transporting you to Lugano, your evening destination, for further exploration. Upon reaching Lugano, head towards Romantic Bijou.

Day 6

Journey to Lucerne

  • Breakfast
  • Lugano - Lucerne
  • Stay Included

Experience the Gotthard Panorama Express from Lugano to Lucerne, transitioning from the Mediterranean to Switzerland's heart. 

Traverse the stunning Gotthard Route, offering breathtaking scenery. 

Opt for the 1st class panorama carriage for premium views (upgrade available). 

Arrive in Fluelen, where a scenic boat ride awaits across Lake Lucerne. Disembark and check into your overnight accommodation at the Radisson Blu Hotel in Lucerne, ready to explore this charming city nestled amid picturesque landscapes.

Day 7

Move out to St. Gallen

  • Breakfast
  • Lucerne - St. Gallen
  • Stay Included

After breakfast, board the Voralpen Express in Lucerne bound for St. Gallen in Northeast Switzerland. 

Spend your final evening wisely, exploring the city's charms. Nearby Lake Constance offers a tempting day trip option (not included). 

Make the most of your time in this picturesque region, soaking in the last moments of your Swiss adventure.

Day 8

Tour Concludes…

  • Breakfast
  • St. Gallen to Zurich

As your Swiss adventure concludes, board the train in St. Gallen for your journey home. Zurich Airport is the nearest international hub, though other airports are accessible as well. Reflect on your week of exploration and bid farewell to Switzerland's beauty as you head towards your outbound flight.

Have a Safe Journey Ahead!

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  • Train
  • Stay Included
  • Breakfast as per Itinerary
  • Bus
  • Tour to Jungfraujoch
  • Explore Aletsch Glacier
  • Visit Bahnhofstrasse
  • Excursion to Gornergrat (optional)
  • Explore Oberalp Pass
  • Enjoy a scenic ride along the Lake Lucerne
  • Day Trip in St. Gallen (optional)

Hotels

Day 1

Interlaken

Swiss Hotel Apartments

Day 2

Montreux

JETTY Montreux

Day 3

Zermatt

Panorama Ski Lodge

Day 4

St Moritz

Hotel Steffani

Day 5

Lugano

Romantic Bijou

Day 6

Lucerne

Radisson Blu Hotel

Day 7

St Gallen

Hotel Walhalla

  • Accommodation at "Swiss Hotel Apartment": 1 Night
  • Accommodation at "JETTY Montreux": 1 Night
  • Accommodation at "Panorama Ski Lodge": 1 Night
  • Accommodation at "Hotel Steffani": 1 Night
  • Accommodation at "Romantic Bijou": 1 Night
  • Accommodation at "Radisson Blu Hotel": 1 Night
  • Accommodation at "Hotel Walhalla": 1 Night
  • Second-class seat reservations on the following: GoldenPass Line, Glacier Express, Bernina Express train  
  • Second-class seat reservations on Bernina Express Bus
  • Train Transfer (Zurich-Interlaken)
  • Train Transfer (Interlaken-Montreux)
  • Train Transfer (Montreux-Zermatt)
  • Train Transfer (Zermatt- St. Moritz)
  • Train Transfer (St. Moritz – Tirano)
  • S.IC. Basis Transfer (Tirano – Lugano)
  • Train Transfer (Lugano-Lucerne)
  • Train Transfer (St. Gallen-Zurich)
  • Breakfast: 07
  • Airfare & Airfare Taxes (Arrival & Departure)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Additional Activities
  • Tour to Jungfraujoch
  • Excursion to Gornergrat (optional)
  • Optional Excursions 
  • Items having Personal Nature
  • Additional/Personal Expenses
  • Meals & Beverages (Not Mentioned Above)
  • Expenses occurred out of some unforeseen circumstances

Hotel included in package:

Starting from:

$2259 $2711

per adult on twin sharing

Destination covered

Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz & More

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Interlaken Package for 7 nights and 8 days : Frequently asked questions

For a train tour to Switzerland, we recommend crafting an itinerary of 5-8 days. However, the itinerary is flexible, allowing you to tailor it according to your preferences.

The average package price varies from $ 2,139 to $ 2,399. However, you can enquire about your package price by contacting the Trekhops support team.

No. Having travel insurance isn't restricted at all. However, you can add a protection shield by getting travel insurance.

Yes. Travelers are free to modify/customize their vacation packages as per their preferences or interests.