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Discover the Swiss Beauty

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Exploring Switzerland by train sounds quite amaazing!

Starting in Zurich, you're in for a treat with its vibrant city life and stunning lakeside views. Then, onto Lucerne, where the majestic Alps will surround you, offering postcard-worthy scenery at every turn. The GoldenPass Panoramic Train journey from Interlaken to Montreux promises breathtaking vistas as you wind through valleys ...

Itinerary

Day 1

Overnight Fly to Zurich

  • New York to Zurich

Flying into Zurich is the perfect start to an adventure in Switzerland. 

The anticipation of exploring the cities and landscapes ahead is palpable, even as you settle in for a night on board. The excitement of what awaits upon arrival adds a touch of magic to the journey. 

Let the adventure begin!

Day 2

Land in Zurich

  • Breakfast
  • Stay Included

Touching down in Zurich is like stepping into a world where modernity meets old-world charm. As you take the train from the airport to your conveniently located hotel near the train station, you'll already catch glimpses of the city's dynamic energy.

Once you've settled in, the day is yours to enjoy at your leisure. Exploring the historic old town is a must, with its cobblestone streets and medieval architecture. Pause at a quaint café to savor a warm beverage and soak in the ambiance, or perhaps indulge in some people-watching as you sip on a cup of Swiss hot chocolate.

Zurich's culinary scene offers a delightful array of international gastronomic delights. Whether you're in the mood for traditional Swiss cuisine or craving something more exotic, you'll find a plethora of options to tantalize your taste buds. Let your senses guide you through this vibrant city, where every corner holds the promise of discovery and delight.

Day 3

Journey to Lucerne

  • Breakfast
  • Zurich To Lucerne
  • Stay Included

Starting the day with breakfast sets the perfect tone for what promises to be an adventure-filled day. Meeting your guide and strolling together to the train station adds a touch of anticipation to the journey ahead. As you board the train bound for Lucerne, excitement builds at the prospect of exploring a city nestled amidst such breathtaking natural beauty.

Arriving in Lucerne, you're immediately struck by the picturesque setting, with Lake Lucerne shimmering in the foreground and the majestic Alps towering in the background. The guided tour unveils the city's rich history, with its well-preserved medieval architecture transporting you back in time. Walking in the footsteps of artists and royalty from centuries past lends an air of enchantment to the experience.

After the guided tour, the rest of the day is yours to explore at your leisure. Whether you choose to wander along the lakeside promenade, explore the charming streets lined with shops and cafes, or simply soak in the panoramic views, there's no shortage of beauty to behold in Lucerne.

For those seeking an extra dose of adventure, the optional Mount Rigi excursion promises an unforgettable experience. Scaling the heights of Mount Rigi offers unparalleled vistas of Lucerne and its surroundings, making it a must-see for nature lovers and photography enthusiasts alike.

As the day comes to a close, retreating to your overnight accommodations in Lucerne allows you to reflect on the day's adventures and recharge for the journey ahead. With memories of Lucerne's beauty etched in your mind, you eagerly anticipate what tomorrow will bring.

Day 4

Move Out to Vevey

  • Breakfast
  • Interlaken to Montreux
  • Interlaken , Montreux , Vevey
  • Stay Included

Starting the day with a hearty breakfast at the hotel fuels you for another day of exploration and discovery. Walking to the train station with your guide adds an element of camaraderie as you embark on the next leg of your Swiss adventure.

Boarding the train to Interlaken, excitement builds knowing that you're on your way to experience the famed GoldenPass Panoramic Train journey to Montreux. As the train winds its way through Switzerland's picturesque landscapes, you're treated to ever-changing vistas, showcasing the country's natural beauty in all its glory. 

Crossing from German-speaking to French-speaking Switzerland, you witness firsthand the seamless blend of cultures that make Switzerland so unique.

Arriving in Montreux, known as the pearl of the Swiss Riviera, you're greeted by the charm and elegance of this lakeside town. The guided walking tour reveals Montreux's rich history and cultural heritage, allowing you to immerse yourself in its beauty and ambiance.

Next, a short train ride takes you to Vevey, a quaint Swiss town nestled on the shores of Lake Geneva. Checking into your hotel, you're welcomed by warm Swiss hospitality and the promise of a relaxing evening ahead.

With the evening at leisure, you have the opportunity to explore Vevey at your own pace. Whether you choose to stroll along the lakeside promenade, marvel at the breathtaking views of the Alpine panorama, or indulge in some local delicacies at one of the charming restaurants or cafes, there's no shortage of ways to unwind and soak in the beauty of your surroundings.

As night falls over Vevey, you retire to your hotel, content in the knowledge that you've experienced the best that Switzerland has to offer and eager for the adventures that tomorrow will bring.

Day 5

Travel to Zermatt

  • Breakfast
  • Montreux To Zermatt
  • Stay Included

After a fulfilling breakfast, begin the day by walking with your guide to the train station, bidding farewell to the picturesque town of Vevey as you embark on the journey back to Montreux. The scenic train ride reveals the breathtaking beauty of the Montreux Riviera, where the tranquil lake meets majestic mountains and lush vineyards, painting a picture-perfect landscape that has long captivated artists, writers, and travelers seeking inspiration.

From Montreux, continue your Swiss odyssey by train to Zermatt, a renowned mountain resort nestled at the foot of the iconic Matterhorn. Upon arrival, immerse yourself in the charm of this Alpine paradise, with leisure time to explore its quaint streets and soak in the alpine atmosphere.

For those craving adventure, an optional afternoon excursion to Mount Gornergrat promises awe-inspiring views of the surrounding peaks. As the day draws to a close, retreat to your accommodations in Zermatt, where the allure of the Swiss Alps awaits, promising a night of tranquility amidst nature's grandeur.

Day 6

Train Journey to St Moritz

  • Breakfast
  • Zermatt To St Moritz by Glacier Express
  • Zermatt Hotel To Train Statio
  • Stay Included

After indulging in a satisfying breakfast at the hotel, gear up for an exhilarating day ahead as you embark on the legendary Glacier Express, renowned as one of the world's most scenic train rides. Setting off from Zermatt, prepare to be mesmerized by the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Alps as you journey towards the glamorous destination of St. Moritz.

The Glacier Express promises an unforgettable experience, spanning approximately 7.5 hours and traversing a route adorned with 91 tunnels, 291 bridges, and ascending to heights of 2033 meters as it crosses the Oberalp Pass. With panoramic windows offering uninterrupted views of the stunning surroundings, there's no shortage of opportunities to sit back, relax, and immerse yourself in the beauty of the Swiss Alps.

Upon arrival in St. Moritz, a coach transfer awaits to whisk you away to your hotel. As the most luxurious alpine resort in Switzerland, St. Moritz beckons with its upmarket eateries and glamorous streets, inviting you to explore and indulge in the sophisticated ambiance of this iconic destination.

With the evening at your disposal, take the time to wander the chic streets, sample gourmet delights at the local eateries, or simply soak in the refined atmosphere of this Alpine gem. As night falls over St. Moritz, retire to your accommodations, filled with the memories of a day spent traversing the breathtaking landscapes of the Swiss Alps aboard the Glacier Express.

Day 7

Explore St. Moritz

  • Breakfast

After a delicious breakfast, immerse yourself in the wonders of St. Moritz at your leisure. Renowned for hosting the Winter Olympics twice and boasting one of Europe's premier ski resorts, St. Moritz is a luxury alpine destination nestled in Switzerland's Engadin Valley. Known as the 'Top of the World' for its elevation, at almost 6,500 feet above sea level, the town offers year-round attractions, including upscale dining, rejuvenating spas, and upscale shopping. 

Consider joining the optional Bernina Express excursion for a breathtaking journey to Tirano, Italy, passing through circular viaducts and winding tunnels. Explore Tirano's charm before returning to St. Moritz, where a cozy overnight stay awaits.

Day 8

Short Visit to Chur

  • Breakfast
  • St Moritz To Chur
  • St Moritz Hotel To Train Station
  • Stay Included

After a delightful breakfast, catch a coach transfer to the station for a scenic train journey to Chur, Switzerland's oldest city. Enjoy leisure time amidst its mountainous backdrop, exploring twisting alleys and historic landmarks. 

Make the most of your final day by shopping in boutique-lined streets, savoring culinary delights, and immersing yourself in cultural experiences at museums and galleries in the charming Old Town. 

Conclude your Swiss odyssey with a return to Zurich, where a guided walking tour of the Old Town awaits, offering a fitting end to your adventure. Retire for the night in Zurich, cherishing memories of your Swiss escapade.

Day 9

End of Tour

  • Zurich to New York
  • Breakfast

After a satisfying breakfast at the hotel, it's time to bid farewell to the enchanting culture and breathtaking landscapes of Switzerland. At the designated time, make your way to the train station for your journey to the airport, where your return flight home.

Have a Safe Journey Ahead!

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  • Flight
  • Breakfast as per Itinerary
  • Stay Included
  • Train
  • Guided Tour of Lucerne
  • Guided Walking Tour of Montreaux
  • Quick Excursion of St. Moritz
  • Excursion to Mount Gornergrat (optional)
  • Guided Walking Tour of Old Town
  • Short Visit to Chur

Hotels

Day 2

Zurich

Alexander hotel Zurich

Day 3

Lucerne

Astoria Lucerne

Day 4

Vevey

Astra

Day 5

Zermatt

Derby

Day 6-7

St Moritz

Laudinella

Day 8

Zurich

Alexander hotel Zurich

  • Airfare & Airfare Taxes (Arrival & Departure)
  • Train Transfer (Zurich-Lucerne)
  • Train Transfer (Lucerne-Interlaken)
  • GoldenPass Panoramic Train Transfer (Interlaken- Montreux)
  • Train Transfer (Montreux -Vevey)
  • Train Transfer (Vevey- Montreux)
  • Train Transfer (Montreux-Zermatt)
  • Glacier Express Train Transfer (Zermatt- St Moritz)
  • S.I.C Basis Transfer (St Moritz station- Laudinella, Hotel in St Moritz)
  • S.I.C Basis Transfer (Laudinella, Hotel in St Moritz - St Moritz Train Station)
  • Accommodation at "Alexander Hotel Zurich": 1 Night
  • Accommodation at "Astoria Lucerne": 1 Night
  • Accommodation at "Astra": 1 Night
  • Accommodation at "Derby": 1 Night
  • Accommodation at "Laudinella": 2 Nights
  • Accommodation at "Alexander Hotel Zurich": 1 Night
  • English-speaking Guide
  • Guided Tour of Lucerne
  • Guided Walking Tour of Montreaux
  • Quick Excursion of St. Moritz
  • Guided Walking Tour of Old Town
  • Short Visit to Chur
  • Breakfast: 08
  • Transfer (To and From the Airport/Train Stations)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tirano Excursion (Optional)
  • Excursion to Mount Gornergrat (optional)
  • Additional Activities
  • Any Other Optional Excursions
  • Tips to Drivers/Guides
  • Visa Fees (If Applicable)
  • Items of Personal Nature 
  • Additional/Personal Expenses
  • Meals & Beverages (Not Mentioned Above)
  • Expenses occurred out of some unforeseen circumstances

Hotel included in package:

Starting from:

$4099 $4919

per adult on twin sharing

Destination covered

Zurich , Lucerne , Interlaken , Montreux , Vevey , Zermatt ,

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