Best of Switzerland Tour

Places Covered : Lucerne – Lugano – Bernina Express – St. Moritz – Glacier Express – Zermatt – Matterhorn Glacier Paradise – Montreux – GoldenPass Line – Interlaken – Jungfraujoch – Zurich
10 Nights/ 11 Days


DAY 1 – Arrival in Lucerne

Arrival in Lucerne by train. Time at leisure.

Overnight in Lucerne

DAY 2 – Lucerne

Breakfast at the hotel. Full day at leisure in Lucerne. We suggest the following optional excursions: Mount Titlis with its famous revolving cablecar, Mount Pilatus the Golden round trip or Mount Rigi the Queen of the mountains.

Overnight in Lucerne.

DAY 3 – Lucerne – Lugano (1h40)

Breakfast at the hotel. Train journey from Lucerne to Lugano. Experience the Gotthard Base Tunnel – with 57 kilometres it is the longest train tunnel in the world. It takes only 17 minutes to travel this fast flat-track route under the Alpine massif in the heart of Europe. Optional add the Gotthard Panorama Express. Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Lugano.

DAY 4 – Bernina Express Lugano – St. Moritz (6h15)

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you travel with the Bernina Express of the Rhaetian Railway along the UNESCO World Heritage route. Enjoy an Alpine switchback ride, taking you from the high, towering glaciers 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 spectacular way! First the Bernina Express coach takes you to Tirano where you will have time for an optional lunchbreak. Then board the Bernina Express train to St. Moritz.

Overnight in St. Moritz.

DAY 5 – Glacier Express St. Moritz – Zermatt (8h)

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you board the Glacier Express for one of the greatest train journeys in the world. On an 8 hour rail journey the world’s slowest express train takes you across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2’033 m. 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 centuries-old culture.

Overnight in Zermatt.

DAY 6 – Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

Breakfast at the hotel. An incomporable experience awaits you today. The Zermatt Bergbahnen take you up to the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise which is Europe’s highest cable car station at 3883 m. For a little fee you may take the Crystal Ride cabins from Trockener Steg to the summit, an unbeatable experience. The 360° panorama is unique and many highlights are waiting for you to be discovered. Rest of day at your leisure.

Overnight in Zermatt.

DAY 7 – Zermatt – Montreux (2h40)

Breakfast at the hotel. Today you take a regional train through the Valais, which is well known for its excellent wines, to Montreux. We recommend a visit to Chillon Castle, a moated castle on the shores of lake Geneva.

Overnight in Montreux.

DAY 8 – Montreux – Interlaken (3h15)

Breakfast at the hotel. Train journey with the GoldenPass Express to Interlaken. Optionally you can also take the GoldenPass Panoramic or Belle Époque to Zweisimmen and from there regional trains to Interlaken. You find yourself among alpine forests, bubbling mountain springs and picturesque mountain villages. Possibility to stop in Gstaad for an optional excursion to Glacier 3000.

Overnight in Interlaken.

DAY 9 – Jungfraujoch

Breakfast at the hotel. Another highlight of your visit in Switzerland awaits you. Enjoy a journey to the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe, the highest railway station in Europe located at 3454 m. Don’t miss out the following attractions: Alpine Sensation, Sphinx, Jungfrau Panorama, Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven, Ice Palace and Snow Fun.

Overnight in Interlaken.

DAY 10 – Interlaken – Zurich (2h)

Breakfast at the hotel. Train journey along the lake of Thun to Bern and possiblity for a stopover to discover Switzerland’s beautiful capital. Continue to Zurich and time at your leisure to discover the city.

Overnight in Zurich.

DAY 11 – Zurich and return journey

Breakfast at the hotel. Time at leisure and individual return journey.


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Tour Price Includes

  • Swiss Travel Pass Flex 15 days 2nd class
  • Seat reservation in the Bernina Express (train + coach), Glacier Express and GoldenPass Express
  • Excursion to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise and Jungfraujoch
  • 2 nights each in Lucerne, Zermatt and Interlaken, 3* hotel, standard double room with breakfast
  • 1 night each in Lugano, St. Moritz, Montreux and Zurich, 3* hotel, standard double room, with breakfast
  • Travel Kit with Swiss Map, detailed day/time wise itinerary, all necessary documents and complete information.
  • Any optional excursions to travel by train, boat, postal-bus or cable cars can be added at 25–50% reduced rates.

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.

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