Places Covered: Zurich - Interlaken - Jungfraujoch - Top Of Europe - Zermatt - Gornergrat - Glacier Express - St. Moritz - Lucerne - Zurich
Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
ARRIVE ZURICH AIRPORT, TRANSFER TO INTERLAKEN: EXPLORE LAKE THUN BOAT CRUISE AND ST. BEATUS CAVES
Arrival at Zurich Airport and transfer to Interlaken by train 2nd class. Check-in to your hotel in Interlaken. Rest of the day enjoy Lake Thun and Lake Brienz of Interlaken. Visit St. Beatus Caves. Explore deep into the very heart of the mountain along well-lit walkways, and discover stalactites and stalagmites that have been formed by nature over millions of years; the rock formations themselves creating a truly indescribable atmosphere deep underground. Visit the Cave Museum and learn more! Fun and informative, the museum uses the latest infotainment technologies to bring the Caves' history to life. Overnight stay in Interlaken.
INTERLAKEN: EXCURSION TO JUNGFRAUJOCH - TOP OF EUROPE
After breakfast, full day excursion from Interlaken up to the Jungfraujoch-Top of Europe. The highest railway station in Europe is located 3454 m/11'333 ft. Visitors gain access to a high-Alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock, which they can admire from the viewing platforms on the Aletsch Glacier or in the Ice Palace . The railway journey to the Jungfraujoch is an experience which leads through the Eiger and the Monch. At the Eismeer and Eigerwand intermediate stations, visitors can enjoy the wonderful view from the Eiger North Face. Overnight stay in Interlaken.
INTERLAKEN TO ZERMATT TRANSFER: MORNING TRIP TO BERN - SWISS CAPITAL AND EINSTEIN MUSEUM VISIT
After Breakfast, explore morning trip to Bern. Travel from Interlaken to Bern, capital city of Switzerland and explore the old town of Bern, UNESCO World Heritage Site and thanks to its 6 kilometres of arcades - the locals refer to them as 'Lauben' - boasts on the longest weather-sheltered shopping promenades in Europe. Also visit Historical Einstein Museum and Einstein House, where Albert Einstein (1879-1955) was living when his theory of relativity turned our perceptions of space and time upside down. Afternoon return back to Interlaken, pick your luggage from hotel and transfer to Zermatt. Overnight stay in Zermatt.
ZERMATT: FULL DAY EXCURSION TO GORNERGRAT (MATTERHORN VIEW) - EUROPE'S HIGHEST OPEN AIR COGWHEEL RAILWAY>
Excursion to the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe. The Jungfrau Railway takes you up to the Jungfraujoch - at 3454 m / 11'333 ft the highest railway station in Europe. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier, the longest glacier in the Alps. Overnight in Interlaken.
ZERMATT TO ZURICH, VIA ST. MORITZ: GLACIER EXPRESS TRAIN - WITH SEAT RESERVATION
Today after breakfast, board the Glacier Express and enjoy one of the greatest rail journeys in the world. An 8 hour rail journey takes you across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2033 m. After your Glacier Express Journey from Zermatt to St. Moritz, you will transfer by train 2nd Class to Zurich. Night stay in Zurich
ZURICH: FULL DAY EXCURSION MT. TITLIS AND LAKE LUCERNE CRUISE
After breakfast, explore full day Mt. Titlis and Lake Lucerne Boat Cruise. Mt. Titlis with Ice Flyer: Mount Titlis - at 3020 m /10'000 ft. From Lucerne the train takes you to the mountain monestry village Engelberg where you board a gondola which takes you up to the Trubsee. You continue your trip by another gondola to Stand and finally the first revolving Titlis Rotaircablecar takes you up to Mount Titlis. For a spectacular, close-up insight into a glacier, visit the glacier cave and ride the Ice Flyer chairlift. And get your thrills on the TITLI S Cliff Walk, a spectacular Suspension bridge at a height of 3041 m/10'000 ft. Later explore Lake Lucerne boat cruise, and by evening return back to your hotel in Zurich. Overnight stay in Zurich.
ZURICH: MORNING EXCURSION TO RHINE FALLS - EUROPE'S LARGEST WATERFALL / AFTERNOON VISIT TO LINDT CHOCOLATE FACTORY
Today after breakfast, continue your rail journey by train from Zurich main station via Winterthur to Schaffhausen to see the famous Rhine Falls- Europe's largest waterfall. Afternoon return back to Zurich and move towards LindtChocolage Factory visit. Learn how is the famous Swiss chocolate made, and taste it with all your senses. Evening relax near Lake Zurich or enjoy boat cruise at Lake Limmat, included with your Swiss pass. Overnight stay in Zurich.
ZURICH HOTEL - ZURICH AIRPORT
After breakfast, transfer from Zurich Hotel to Zurich Airport for your flight back home or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.
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4star: Art Deco Hotel Montana, Radission Blu, Ameron Flora, Cascada
3star: City Hotel Oberland, Carlton-Europe, Weisses Kreuz, Beau Site, Bernerhof Goldey
4star: Du Lac, Interlaken, Royal St. Georges, Metropole, Du Nord
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3star: Soldanella, Hauser, Laudinella, Baren
4star: Art Boutique Hotel Monopol, Steffani, Crystal