Arrival in Lucerne by train 2nd class from the Swiss border orairport. Overnight in Lucerne.
Full day at leisure in Lucerne. We suggest the following optionalexcursions: Mount Titlis with its famous revolving cablecar,Mount Pilatus the Golden round trip or Mount Rigi the Queen ofthe mountains. Overnight in Lucerne.
Lucerne to Lugano
Train journey from Lucerne to Lugano. Experience the newGotthard Base Tunnel – with 57 kilometres it is the longest traintunnel in the world. It takes only 17 minutes to travel this fastflat-track route under the Alpine massif in the heart of Europe.Optional add the Gotthard Panorama Express.
Rest of the day atleisure. Overnight in Lugano.
Bernina Express to St. Moritz
Today you travel with the Bernina Express of the RhaetianRailway along the UNESCO World Heritage route. Enjoy anAlpine switchback ride, taking you from the high, toweringglaciers of the mountains down to the swaying palms of Italy.
The Bernina Express is the highest railway line across the Alps,linking Northern and Southern Europe in the most spectacularway! First the Bernina Express coach takes you to Tirano whereyou will have time for an optional lunchbreak. Then board theBernina Express train to St. Moritz.
Overnight in St. Moritz.
Glacier Express to Zermatt
Today you board the Glacier Express for one of the greatesttrain journeys in the world. On an 8 hour rail journey the world’sslowest express train takes you across 291 bridges, through91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2’033 m.
Travel incomfort through the unspoilt natural beauty of a landscape richin ancient, fragrant mountain forests, peaceful Alpine meadows,rushing mountain streams and mountain valleys, soaked intradition and centuries-old culture.
Overnight in Zermatt.
Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
An incomporable experience awaits you today. The ZermattBergbahnen take you up to the Matterhorn Glacier Paradisewhich is Europe’s highest cable car station at 3883 m.
For alittle fee you may take the Crystal Ride cabins from TrockenerthSteg to the summit, an unbeatable experience. The 360° panorama is unique and many highlights are waiting for you to bediscovered.
Rest of day at your leisure. Overnight in Zermatt.
Zermatt to Montreux
Today you take a regional train through the Valais, which is wellknown for its excellent wines, to Montreux. We recommend avisit to Chillon Castle, a moated castle on the shores of lakeGeneva.
Overnight in Montreux.
Montreux to Interlaken
Train journey with the GoldenPass Panoramic train (or optionalGoldenPass Belle Époque) take you to Zweisimmen then withthe GoldenPass Line to Interlaken. You find yourself among alpine forests, bubbling mountain springs and picturesque mountainvillages. Possibility to stop in Gstaad for an optional excursion toGlacier 3000.
Overnight in Interlaken.
Another highlight of your visit in Switzerland awaits you. Enjoya journey to the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe, the highestrailway station in Europe located at 3454 m. Don’t miss outthe following attractions: Alpine Sensation, Sphinx, JungfrauPanorama, Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven, Ice Palace and SnowFun.
Overnight in Interlaken.
Interlaken to Zürich
Train journey along the lake of Thun to Berne and possiblity for astopover to discover Switzerland’s beautiful capital. Continue to Zurich and time at your leisure to discover the metropolis on theshore of lake Zurich. Overnight in Zurich.th11 day: Departure from Zurich Time at leisure in Zurich.
Return to Swiss border or airport or individual onward journey.This tour can also be booked in the opposite direction.
Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: Best of Switzerland (8 transfers) in 2 class from/to Swiss border or airport
Seat reservation Bernina Express (train + coach), Glacier Express and GoldenPass Line (Montreux-Interlaken)
Excursion to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
2 nights each in Lucerne, Zermatt and Interlaken, 3* hotel, standard double room with private facilities, breakfast
1 night each in Lugano, St. Moritz, Montreux and Zurich, 3* hotel, standard double room, with private facilities, breakfast
Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal-coach and cable car can be purchased at 25–50% of the regular fares