Swiss Alps to French RivieraPlaces Covered : Zurich - Lucerne - Bern - Interlaken - Nice - Paris
DAY 1 – ARRIVE ZURICH ARIPORT, TRANSFER TO ZURICH HOTEL
VISIT RHINE FALLS – EUROPE’S LARGEST WATERFALL
On arrival at Zurich airport, you will be transferred to your hotel in Zurich. Check-in and start your journey to explore Rhine Falls and Zurich city.
Continue your journey by train from Zurich main station via Winterthur to Schaffhausen to see the famous Rhine Falls – Europe's largest waterfall. Evening return back to Zurich and relax near Lake Zurich or enjoy boat cruise at Lake Limmat, included with your Swiss pass.
Overnight stay in Zurich.
DAY 2 – ZURICH TO LUCERNE TRANSFER BY TRAIN.
EXCURSION TO MT. TITLIS WITH ICE FLYER, AND LAKE LUCERNE BOAT CRUISE
After breakfast, transfer from Zurich to Lucerne by train 2nd Class. Check-in to your hotel in Lucerne and continue for Excursion to 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 Trübsee. You continue your trip by another gondola to Stand and finally the first revolving Titlis Rotair cable car 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.
Evening return back to Lucerne, and enjoy Lake Lucerne boat cruise ride.
Overnight stay in Lucerne.
DAY 3 – LUCERNE TO INTERLAKEN TRANSFER BY TRAIN.
DAY TRIP TO BERN – SWISS CAPITAL AND UNESCO LISTED SITE AND EINSTEIN MUSEUM VISIT
Today after breakfast, enjoy rail trip by Golden Pass Express Line from Lucerne to Interlaken, and check-in to your hotel.
Enjoy day trip to Bern, Swiss capital city. Continue to 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.
Evening return back to your hotel in Interlaken.
Overnight stay in Interlaken.
DAY 4 – INTERLAKEN – EXCURSION TO JUNGFRAUJOCH – TOP OF EUROPE
LAKE THUN BOAR CRUISE, WITH OBERHOFEN CASTLE VISIT
After breakfast, excursion from Interlaken up to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. The Jungfrau Railways takes you via Kleine Scheidegg, on foot of the famous Eiger Nordwall, to the Jungfraujoch – 3454m/11’333 ft the highest railway station in Europe.
The Jungfraujoch is a col or saddle between the Mönch and the Jungfrau in the Bernese Alps on the boundary between the cantons of Bern and Valais, inside the Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area. Breath-taking views of the Aletsch Glacier, the longest glacier in the Alps. Don’t miss the Snow Fun Park and the Ice Palace.
Afternoon return back to Interlaken and enjoy Lake Thun Interlaken, one of the best lakes for enjoying boat cruise. A cruise on the clear, blue waters of Lake Thun amid the mountains of the Bernese Oberland is an unforgettable experience. Reach Oberhofen Castle, which is 13th-century old Castle & Gardens with a museum of Bernese culture & a smoking parlor.
Overnight stay in Interlaken
DAY 5 – INTERLAKEN TO PARIS TRANSFER BY HI-SPEED TGV TRAIN
VISIT LOUVRE MUSEUM, WITH ENTRY TICKETS
After breakfast, TGV train to Paris from Interlaken, via Geneva/Basel (Approx 4-5 hrs).
Welcome to Paris, the vibrant city with famous museums and monuments. Upon arrival, check-In at the hotel and continue to explore Louvre Museum.
Visit the world famous Mona Lisa painting at Louvre Museum, world's largest art museum and a historic monument in Paris, France.
Overnight stay in Paris
DAY 6 – PARIS: FULL DAY PARIS CITY TOUR, SEINE RIVER CRUISE AND EIFFEL TOWER
Today after breakfast, see Paris' main attractions of Paris city tour with a difference. Your sightseeing tour of Paris includes a tour across the city by coach, views of Paris from the water as you cruise along the Seine River and lofty panoramas from the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. This comprehensive tour is a great way to get to know Paris if this is your first visit.
Your coach tour across Paris takes in Place de la Concorde Square, the Champs-Elysees, the Arc de Triomphe, the western districts of Paris, the Palais de Chaillot and the Palais Bourbon (National Assembly).
You'll then see Paris from a different viewpoint by taking a one-hour cruise on the Seine River, highlighting Paris' rich 2,000 years of history. And what better way to conclude your overview of Paris than by taking a trip up the Eiffel Tower where you will have enough time to explore the Eiffel Tower on your own. You'll ride the elevator up to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower for spectacular views of Paris laid out before you. Have your camera ready!
Overnight stay in Paris.
DAY 7 – DISNEYLAND THEME PARK - 1 DAY 2 PARKS WITH TRANSFERS FROM PARIS
Today after breakfast, explore full day Disneyland Theme Park – 1 Day 2 Parks with transfer from Paris.
From thrill rides to family adventures and fun for the little ones, there's plenty to explore at Disneyland Paris. Admire the sleeping Beauty Castle that's the centrepiece of Disneyland Park, to the fun of the Wild West, right through to boldly venturing to the edge of the galaxy, you'll find a world of adventure and imagination in Disneyland Park.
Each themed land offers a mix of rides, adventures and plenty of sparkle as you mingle with Princes and Princesses, board a pirate ship, hop in a space craft and more.
Evening return back to your hotel in Paris.
Overnight stay in Paris.
DAY 8 – PARIS TO NICE - FRENCH RIVIERA TRANSFE BY TGV TRAIN.
Today after breakfast, transfer from Paris to Nice by hi-speed TGV train that travels at over 350 kms per hour. Arrive Nice and check-in to your hotel.
Capital of the French Riviera, Nice is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. Its assets are unique and numerous. Nice has an ideal location right between the Mediterranean Sea and the mountains, just a few kilometers from the Italian border. It boasts a mild climate, bright sun, diverse landscapes, and of course beautiful beaches with blue azure waters. A city of history, culture, art, creation, events, leisure, nature, and culinary flavors, Nice combines an authentic charm with the conviviality of the Mediterranean by offering a host of activities and sites to visits. Take an opportunity to visit the 20th-century collections in Nice's great museums and galleries, which house prestigious collections with contributions from Matisse, Chagall or even the famous School of Nice.
Overnight stay in Nice.
DAY 9 – NICE
DAY TRIP TO CANNES AND ANTIBES, OR
DAY TRIP TO MONACO AND EZE AND MONTE CARLO FROM NICE
After breakfast, explore any of the day trip from Nice.
CANNES AND ANTIBES, FROM NICE
Visit Cannes and Antibes. In Cannes, city of festivals, fireworks and film stars, stop at the Film Festival Palace to see the stars handprints. There will be time to look around the shops and sandy beaches. You will see the famous Croisette Boulevard which stretches along the beachfront and is home to exclusive shops and hotels.
Approximately 45 minutes is spent in Cannes. Continue along the coastline to Golfe-Juan where Napoleon landed in 1815, and Juan-les-Pins, passing by the famous seafront and Pine Grove with trendy boutiques.
Admire the sea view from La Garoupe, pass the celebrities villas of Cap d'Antibes and arrive by the ramparts of Antibes. Here you will have free time to discover the Old Town and Picasso Museum (closed on Monday). Don't forget to check out Billionaire's Quay, overlooked by the 15th century Fort Vauban, and home to multi-million dollar yachts. Approximately 45 minutes is spent in Antibes.
The return journey to Nice is by the coast road.
FRENCH RIVIERA, MONACO AND EZE AND MONTE CARLO FROM NICE
Spend a day on the beautiful French Riviera with a small-group day trip from Nice to Monaco and Eze. See the changing of the guard at the palace in Monte Carlo, do a lap of Monaco's famous Formula One Grand Prix and take a perfumery tour in Eze. With your minivan transport taken care of, you can sit back and relax on the scenic drive. This small-group day trip is limited to just eight passengers, ensuring you receive personalized attention. After complimentary pickup from your Nice hotel, your small-group day trip to Monaco and Eze will begin with a scenic drive along the Mediterranean coast. Stop to see the panoramic views over Nice from Mt Boron before visiting the medieval village of Eze, perched up high with craft shops and breathtaking views. While in Eze, you'll take a guided tour of a traditional perfumery.
You'll then leave France and cross the border into Monaco, where your visit to the Old Town of Monte Carlo includes free time to see the palace (open June to October), the changing of the guard, the cathedral and the Cousteau Oceanographic Museum (additional cost).
Continue your tour of Monte Carlo with a lap on the famous roads used for the Formula One Grand Prix. You will then have free time at Casino Square to do some luxury shopping, see the stunning gardens and mega-yachts in the harbor or simply watch beautiful people at play in their favorite haunt.
You'll then take a drive along the spectacular coastline of the Lower Corniche between Nice and Monaco, past tranquil villages, modern marinas and the Villefranche bay and citadel, as you return to your hotel in Nice.
Overnight stay in Nice.
DAY 10 – NICE HOTEL TO NICE/PARIS AIRPORT TRANSFER
After Breakfast, check out from the hotel and take your flight to your onward journey with lots of sweet memories.
Tour Price Includes
- 2 nights stay in Interlaken, room, bath or shower/WC.
- 1 night stay in Zurich, room, bath or shower/WC.
- 1 night stay in Lucerne, room, bath or shower/WC.
- 3 Nights stay in Paris, room, bath or shower/WC.
- 2 Nights stay in Nice, room, bath or shower/WC.
- Daily Breakfast at your hotel.
- Excursion to Rhine Falls – Europe’s Largest Waterfall.
- Excursion to Mt. Titlis with Ice Flyer.
- Lake Lucerne Boat Cruise
- Day Trip to Bern, Swiss Capital with Einstein Museum entry
- Excursion to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe
- Lake Thun Boat Cruise with Oberhofen Castle Visit, Interlaken
- Full Day Paris City Tour with Scene River Cruise.
- Paris Eiffel Tower LVL-2 entry tickets
- Visit to Louvre Museum, with entry tickets
- Disneyland Theme Park – 1 Day 2 Parks from Paris
- Day Trip to Cannes and Antibes, from Nice
- Or Day Trip to Monaco and Eze, from Nice
- Paris to Nice by TGV train transfer in 2nd Class
- Interlaken to Paris, via TGV train transfer in 2nd Class
- Paris to Nice, via TGV train transfer in 2nd Class.
- 04 Days Swiss Travel Pass in 2nd Class
- All Intercity transfers by train 2nd class are included.
- All Hotel/Airport transfers are Included as per the Itinerary.
Tour Price Excludes
- Meals other than those indicated above, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls & expenses of personal nature.
- Local City tax or Resort fee are to be paid directly at hotel/resort if applicable.
- Anything or any services which are not specified in tour inclusions are excluded.