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bern switzerland

Fascinating Bern

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Bern, the capital city of Switzerland, is a charming blend of medieval architecture, cultural richness, and modern amenities. Its well-preserved Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, boasts cobbled streets lined with sandstone buildings adorned with ornate fountains and clock towers. The iconic Zytglogge clock tower and the stunning Bern Cathedral are must-visit landmarks. The city is also ho...

Itinerary

Day 1

Step in Zürich

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Welcome to Switzerland!

Later this afternoon, gather with your group at 5 pm in the hotel lobby for an essential welcome meeting. Following the meeting, embark on an evening orientation walk with your tour leader around Zürich, allowing you to soak in the enchanting ambiance of the city's river and lakefront under the cover of night.

Day 2

Check the landmark of city Lucerne

  • Breakfast
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Take leave from Zürich and make your way to another pristine city in Switzerland- Lucerne. Nestled amidst a mountainous backdrop along the pristine Lake Lucerne, this charming city is a popular destination in central Switzerland, offering a plethora of outdoor activities, stunning natural scenery, and historic architecture.

Join your tour leader on a captivating walking tour through Lucerne, where you'll stroll past 15th-century frescoed houses and traverse-covered wooden bridges. Ascend to the top of medieval towers along the city walls for breathtaking panoramic views of the picturesque city and its surrounding landscapes.

Explore the quaint streets of the old town (Altstadt), where you'll often find craft markets and an array of shops offering unique handmade goods, immersing yourself in the charm and culture of Lucerne.

Day 3

Excursion to Mt Pilatus

  • Breakfast

Get ready for an unforgettable adventure on the Golden Pilatus tour! This roundtrip journey takes you from Lucerne to the summit of Mt Pilatus and back to town via boat, rail, and gondola, offering breathtaking views and thrilling experiences along the way.

Begin your excursion from the shores of the Reuss River in Lucerne, where you'll embark on a scenic steamboat ride across Lake Lucerne to Alpnachstad. Here, you'll board the steepest cogwheel railway in the world, ascending to the summit of Mt Pilatus at 2132 meters above sea level.

Upon reaching the summit, take in the mesmerizing views from various viewpoints or relax on the panoramic viewing platform while enjoying lunch. If you're lucky, you might even catch a yodeling or Alphorn demonstration!

Afterward, descend the other side of the mountain via gondola, marveling at the stunning scenery along the way. Choose to either walk back to the city center or hop aboard a public bus, ending your day with an evening at your leisure in Lucerne.

Day 4

Venture into the Jungfrau Region

  • Breakfast
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Venture into the Jungfrau Region of the Swiss Alps for a couple of free days in this stunning mountain paradise. Settle into the charming valley village of Lauterbrunnen, your perfect home base for exploring. With convenient train and cable car routes throughout the valley, accessing viewpoints and hikes of all levels, from the valley floor to mountain peaks, is a breeze. Don't miss the opportunity to visit Trümmelbach Falls, Europe's largest subterranean waterfalls, or embark on a scenic rail journey from Lauterbrunnen through Wengen and Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch, the Top of Europe, boasting the highest railway station in Europe at nearly 3500 meters.

Day 5

Continue the Exploration of the Jungfrau Region

  • Breakfast

Settle into the charming valley village of Lauterbrunnen, your perfect home base for exploring. With convenient train and cable car routes throughout the valley, accessing viewpoints and hikes of all levels, from the valley floor to mountain peaks, is a breeze. Don't miss the opportunity to visit Trümmelbach Falls, Europe's largest subterranean waterfalls, or embark on a scenic rail journey from Lauterbrunnen through Wengen and Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch, the Top of Europe, boasting the highest railway station in Europe at nearly 3500 meters.

Interlaken and Grindelwald make for easy and rewarding day trips. The options for exploration are endless – enjoy your adventures in this mountain paradise!

Day 6

Make Your Way to Bulle

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Board another train bound for Bulle, nestled in the La Gruyere district. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in this charming French-speaking town with an orientation walk, soaking in its unique atmosphere. Then, indulge in a cheese-infused picnic curated by your leader, featuring delectable local delicacies. Afterward, satisfy your sweet tooth with visits to local chocolate shops, where you'll have the opportunity to sample a variety of tempting treats.

Later in the afternoon, take advantage of some free time to stroll down to Lake Gruyere. Whether you fancy a refreshing swim or simply seek a cozy spot to relax, the tranquil surroundings offer the perfect setting for unwinding.

Day 7

Navigate toward Bern

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Travel to Bern, Switzerland's capital and one of Europe's most stunning cities. After checking into your hotel, enjoy a quick lunch before joining your leader on an orientation walking tour. Explore the Old Town, including the area where Einstein resided and developed his Theory of Relativity in the early 20th century, and visit Parliament House.

Discover the famous Zytglogge, Bern Clock, on a guided tour. Examine the intricate gears and mechanisms of this 15th-century clock, marvel at the perfectly timed figurines, and enjoy panoramic views of Bern from the top.

In the evening, gather your group to explore Bern's diverse food and drink scene, offering everything from traditional Swiss cuisine to international delights. Bern is a culinary paradise waiting to be discovered.

Day 8

End of the Exciting Tour

  • Breakfast

There are no planned activities, giving you the freedom to depart at your leisure after breakfast. However, your adventure doesn't have to end here! If you'd like to extend your stay and explore more of Bern.

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  • Stay Included
  • Breakfast as per Itinerary
  • Walking Tour of Lucerne's landmarks
  • Excursion to Mt Pilatus
  • Steamboat ride along the lake to Alpnachstad
  • Exploring Jungfrau Region and its sites such as Trümmelbach Falls, Lauterbrunnen, etc.
  • Discover the attractions of Bern, such as the Bern Clock, Zytglogge, Old Town, and much more

Hotels

Day 1

Zurich

Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof Zurich

Day 2-3

Lucerne

Holiday Inn Express

Day 4-5

Jungfrau

Jungfrau Hotel

Day 6

Bulle

ibis Bulle - La Gruyere

Day 7

Bern

Ibis Styles Bern City

  • Accommodation at "Leonardo Boutique Hotel Rigihof Zurich": 1 Night

    Accommodation at "Holiday Inn Express": 2 Nights

    Accommodation at "Jungfrau Hotel": 2 Nights

    Accommodation at "ibis Bulle - La Gruyere": 1 Night

    Accommodation at "Ibis Styles Bern City": 1 Night

    Swiss Trains

    Meals & Beverages (As Mentioned)

Travel Insurance

Airfare and Airfare Taxes

Meals & Beverages (Not Mentioned)

Hotel included in package:

Starting from:

$3400 $4080

per adult on twin sharing

Destination covered

Zurich, Lucerne, Bulle, Bern

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

An itinerary of around 7-8 days is enough to check out the eminent landmarks of Bern. However, based on your preference, you can tailor the itinerary.

The average price of the package varies from $3300 -$3500. However, you can further enquire about your package price by connecting with the Trekhops support team.

No. To have 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 package as per their preferences or interests.