Places Covered:Lucerne - Wilhelm Tell Express - Lugano - Bernina Express - St. Moritz - Glacier Express - Zermatt
Duration:7 Nights / 8 Days
Tour Cost: EUR 1410.00
Arrival in Lucerne by train 1st class from the Swiss border or airport.
Board the historic Wilhelm Tell paddle steamer for the cruise to Flüelen. ( usually operated by paddle steamer, sometimes by motor boat ). Multilingual commentary on board the boat and you receive a meal voucher worth CHF 19 redeemable on board the boat. From Flüelen you continue your journey through the famous Gotthard tunnel to Bellinzona in panorama cars 1st class. Change trains and continue your joruney to Lugano. Overnight in Lugano.
Time at leisure in Lugano. Enjoy the mediterranean atmosphere in the southern part of Switzerland. Stroll along the lakeside promenade or go up to Monte Bre or San Salvatore. Overnight in Lugano.
Departure by the famous Bernina Express (coach) to Tirano (Italy). From there by train over the Mount Bernina to St. Moritz. This exciting trip takes you through three cultures from palm trees across the regions of eternal snow to the valley of the young Rhine. Overnight in St. Moritz.
Day off for excursions. Overnight in St. Moritz.
Today you board the Glacier Express which is one of the great train journeys in the world. You travel from St.Moritz to Zermatt. A 7 1/2 hour railway journey across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2'033 metres in altitude. Travel in comfort through the unspoilt natural beauty of a landscape rich in ancient, fragrant mountain forests, peaceful Alpine meadows, rushing mountain streams and mountain valleys, soaked in tradition and centuriesold culture. (Optional lunch - if required, please indicate on the booking request). Overnight in Zermatt.
Full day at leisure in Zermatt. Overnight in Zermatt.
Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.
3star:Contintenal Park, International au Lac, Federale, Delfino
4star: Lugano Dante Center, Novotel Lugano Paradiso
3star:Waldstätterhof, Drei Könige, Magic Hotel (breakfast at htl Krone about 80 m away), Des Alpes, IBIS Styles, Le Stelle
4star:Art Deco Hotel Montana, Radission Blu, Ameron Flora, Cascada
3star:Soldanella, Hauser, Laudinella, Baren
4star: Art Boutique Hotel Monopol, Steffani, Crystal
3star:Sarazena, Bristol, Excelsior, Butterfly
4star: Swiss Alpine Hotel, Allalin, Alpen Resort, Simi, Walliserhof, La Ginabelle, Pollux, Parkhotel Beau Site, Schlosshotel Zermatt, Mirabeau Hotel & Residence.