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Traverse through Switzerland via Glacier Express

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About

Jump into an unforgettable journey through Switzerland aboard the legendary Glacier Express, renowned as one of the world's most scenic train rides. Starting from the elegant city of Zermatt, nestled beneath the iconic Matterhorn, the Glacier Express traverses through breathtaking landscapes, including lush valleys, serene lakes, and towering peaks of the Swiss Alps.

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Itinerary

Day 1

Journey to Zermatt

  • Geneva – Zermatt
  • Stay Included

Welcome to Switzerland! 

Upon landing at Geneva Airport, embark on a scenic train journey to Zermatt. 

Upon arrival in Zermatt, make your way to your hotel, Hotel Adonis, and check-in. Zermatt, nestled at the base of the iconic Matterhorn, and boasts a car-free environment and endless excursion opportunities. The town's charm is intricately tied to the allure of the Matterhorn, offering a captivating backdrop for exploration. 

Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay in Zermatt, ready to embark on your Swiss adventure.

Day 2

Day Trip to Gornergrat

  • Breakfast
  • Zermatt -Gornergrat - Zermatt (Round)

Indulge in a delectable breakfast before embarking on a remarkable journey aboard Europe's highest open-air cog railway from Zermatt station to the summit of Gornergrat. 

Marvel at the breathtaking scenery as the train ascends, a 33-minute journey encompassing a vertical climb of 1,469 meters. Traverse dramatic bridges, galleries, and tunnels while passing through forests of larch and Swiss stone pine alongside rocky ravines and mountain lakes. 

Upon reaching Gornergrat, behold an unforgettable mountain panorama, with the majestic Matterhorn taking center stage. 

Relish this awe-inspiring vista before returning to Zermatt for a tranquil overnight stay, cherishing the memories of an extraordinary day in the Swiss Alps.

Day 3

Move out to St. Moritz

  • Breakfast
  • Zermatt to St. Moritz ( By Glacier Express )
  • Stay Included

After breakfast, embark on the iconic Glacier Express for an exhilarating journey through Switzerland's stunning landscapes. With headphones and a guidebook, discover the highlights of this scenic route through the Alps. 

Traverse 291 bridges and 91 tunnels, and ascend the Oberalp Pass at 2033 meters above sea level during this 8-hour panoramic railway journey. 

Arrive in the glamorous resort town of St. Moritz, where you'll spend the night at the Schweizerhof Hotel, captivated by the beauty of the Swiss Alps and the memories of this unforgettable adventure.

Day 4

Excursion to St. Moritz

  • Breakfast

Following breakfast, enjoy a day of leisure to discover St. Moritz at your own pace. 

Explore attractions such as the Leaning Tower, indulge in international fashion shopping along Via Serlas, or delve into art at the Segantini Museum. 

For panoramic vistas, embark on a funicular ride to mountain peaks or ascend via Cable Car to Diavolezza, where you can marvel at valley views or glaciers. 

Unwind with a rejuvenating soak in a wood-fired jacuzzi at 3000 meters above sea level on Diavolezza. 

Conclude your day with a restful overnight stay in St. Moritz.

Day 5

Travel to Lucerne

  • Breakfast
  • St. Moritz – Lucerne
  • Stay Included

Embark on the next leg of your journey to the charming city of Lucerne. Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel independently. The day is yours to explore Lucerne's iconic landmarks, such as the Lion Monument and the historic Kappelbrücke Bridge. 

Delight in shopping opportunities in the Old Town and along Pilatusstrasse. Embrace the charm of Lucerne as you uncover its treasures. Relax and recharge with an overnight stay in this picturesque Swiss city.

Day 6

Day Trip to Mt Titlis

  • Breakfast
  • Lucerne -Mt Titlis - Lucerne

After breakfast, embark on a scenic train journey to Engelberg, the gateway to Mt. Titlis. 

Board the thrilling revolving cable car, Titlis Rotair Gondola, ascending to the summit. Marvel at panoramic views of snow-capped peaks from the sun terrace. 

Explore the Ice Grotto or brave The Cliff Walk, Europe's highest suspension bridge. 

Afterward, return to your hotel in Lucerne, where you'll spend the night reflecting on the day's unforgettable adventures in the Swiss Alps.

Day 7

Way to Zurich

  • Breakfast
  • Lucerne – Zurich
  • Stay Included

After enjoying breakfast and checking out, embark on a scenic train journey to Zurich. 

Upon arrival, make your way to your hotel- Locke is Platz Zurich and check-in. The remainder of the day is yours to explore Zurich at your own pace. Wander through the charming streets, discover cultural landmarks, or indulge in shopping and dining experiences. 

Embrace the vibrant atmosphere of this dynamic city before retiring for the night at your hotel in Zurich.

Day 8

Departure Day

  • Breakfast
  • Hotel To Airport

After breakfast, head to Zurich Airport to catch your flight. To reach the Airport, enjoy a private transfer right from the hotel.

Have a Safe Journey Ahead!

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  • Train
  • Stay Included
  • Breakfast as per Itinerary
  • Transfer
  • Day Trip to Gornergrat
  • Day Excursion to St. Moritz
  • Enjoy Shopping at Via Serlas
  • Wander through the Segantini Museum
  • Explore Lucerne- Lion Monument, Kappelbrücke Bridge, Old Town, etc.
  • Discover the wonders of Mt Titlis
  • Explore Ice Grotto, or enjoy the The Cliff Walk

Hotels

Day 1-2

Zermatt

Hotel Adonis

Day 3-4

St Moritz

Schweizerhof Hotel

Day 5-6

Lucerne

HOTEL DREI KONIGE

Day 7

Zurich

Locke am Platz Zurich

  • Private Departure Transfer (From hotel to Airport)
  • Accommodation at "Hotel Adonis": 2 Nights
  • Accommodation at "Schweizerhof Hotel": 2 Nights
  • Accommodation at "Hotel Drei Konige": 2 Nights
  • Accommodation at "Locke am Platz Zurich": 1 Night
  • Second Class Swiss Train Pass
  • Train Transfer (Geneva-Zermatt)
  • Round Trip Train Transfer (Zermatt –Gornergrat)
  • Train Transfer via Glacier Express (Zermatt- St. Moritz)
  • Round Trip Train Transfer (Lucerne- Mt Titlis)
  • Train Transfer (Lucerne-Zurich)
  • Trip to Gornergrat
  • Day Excursion to St. Moritz
  • Enjoy Shopping at Via Serlas
  • Wander through the Segantini Museum
  • Explore Lucerne- Lion Monument, Kappelbrücke Bridge, Old Town, etc.
  • Discover the wonders of Mt Titlis
  • Explore Ice Grotto, or enjoy the The Cliff Walk
  • Breakfast: 07
  • Airfare & Airfare Taxes (Arrival & Departure)
  • Travel Insurance
  • City Tax (If Applicable)
  • Tourist Tax
  • Visa Charges 
  • Additional Activities
  • Any Entrance Fees
  • Camera Fees
  • Charges for making Videos
  • Items having Personal Nature
  • Additional/Personal Expenses
  • Meals & Beverages (Not Mentioned Above)
  • Optional Excursions 
  • Expenses occurred out of some unforeseen circumstances

Hotel included in package:

Starting from:

$2900 $3480

per adult on twin sharing

Destination covered

Zermatt, Moritz, Lucerne, Zurich

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

For a tour to Switzerland via train, we recommend crafting an itinerary of around 7-10 days. However, the itinerary is flexible, allowing you to tailor it according to your preferences.

The average package price varies from $ 2,700 to $ 3,100. 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.