Switzerland At Leisure
13 Nights | 14 Days
EUW 24 G
Switzerland is bordered by the countries of Austria, France, Italy, Liechtenstein and Germany.
French, German, Italian
April to Mid of October
Zurich Airport | Geneva Airport | Bern Airport | Lugano Airport
Family Tour | Honeymoon Tour | Couple Tour | Leisure Tour | Adventure Tour
Day 01Arrive Zurich – Lucerne
Upon arrival at Zurich
Airport, transfer to the train station right below the airport and connect to
your train taking you to Lucerne. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and check
in. Relax and later in the afternoon you could either walk around the city or
opt for the 40 min train ride covering the Chapel Bridge, the town square, the
Lion Monument and much more, or visit the Swiss Museum of Transport which has
been voted the most popular museum and theme park for the whole family in any
weather. Over Night stay at Lucerne.
Day 02Lucerne – Mount Titlis or Pilatus
This morning you could choose to visit the glacier paradise Titlis offering an eternal snow and ice experience on the highest viewpoint in Central Switzerland all year round. Ascending the world's first revolving gondola Rotair is like being an eagle. You change 3 different cable cars to reach the peak where you can enjoy a pizza at the highest Pizzeria in the world and much more. The ice flier is a big hit with the family. With loads to do at the peak, more than half a day is a must. Return back to Lucerne later in the evening and spend the rest of the time at any of the restaurants dotting the city or just walking along the lake.Else take the excursion up the Dragon Mountain. We suggest that if you are traveling in May the 1 hr boat ride is quite unique, The boat takes you from Lucerne to Alpnachstad from where you hop on to the world's steepest cogwheel railway that takes you to Pilatus Kulm, Prior to May you will need to take the train from Lucerne to Alpnachstad directly and then connect to the cogwheel train. Spend time at the peak and should you take the morning cogwheel train, you may be able to hop out at one of the stops along the way and see real farmer bake bread and make some fresh cheese in the mountains. At the top there are some restaurants offering some mouthwatering food and soups. On the way back take the cable car to Kriens from where Bus NR 1 takes you to Lucerne in 15 mins. However, prior to that you must stop at the Pilatus Seilpark which is Switzerland's biggest suspension rope park. Over Night stay at Lucerne.
Day 03Lucerne – Zermatt
After B/F, check-out from
Lucerne Hotel and head to the train station to board your train to the car free
village of Zermatt. Upon arrival make your way to your hotel either on foot or
using any of the battery operated cars zipping around town. Check-in and the
rest of the day is free for you to explore this unique little town. Over Night
stay at Zermatt.
Day 04Zermatt – Matterhorn
After B/F, transfer to the
Gonergrat train station and board Switzerland's oldest electrified cogwheel
train to the Gonergrat. Here you can see other peaks surrounding you and
crowned by the glorious view of the Matterhorn.
Spend time at the summit where you could also have some hot coffee or tea and
some lunch. Or going and experiencing the Glacier Paradise at Matterhorn – Europe's
highest mountain excursion – 12,700 Ft. Later, return back to the city. Over
Night stay stay at Zermatt.
Day 05Zermatt – Glacier Express – St. Moritz
After B/F, check-out from
Zermatt and experience one of the most scenic train journeys in Switzerland
today as you check-out of your hotel and transfer to the train station and
board the Glacier Express taking you to St. Moritz. This is a 7 hour
comfortable journey taking you through some of the most spectacular scenery,
291 bridges and 91 tunnels. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel and check in.
The rest of the evening is free for you. Over Night stay at St Moritz.
Day 06St. Moritz
After B/F, explore St.
Mortiz on your pace. There are several walking trails and places where you can
spend some quality time. You can visit the other parts of the Engadin
area on your own at leisure which is a long valley in the Swiss
Alps located in the canton of Graubünden in southeast Switzerland.
It follows the route of the Inn River from its headwaters
at Maloja Pass running northeast until the Inn flows
into Austria 100 Km. downstream. The Engadin is protected by high
mountains on all sides and is famous for its sunny climate, beautiful
landscapes and outdoor activities. The lakes in the Engadin area are Lake Sils, Lake Silvaplana,
Moritz and Lake
Champfer. Over Night stay
at St Moritz.
Day 07St. Moritz – Postal Bus – Lugano
After B/F, check-out from St.
Moritz and depart to Lugano travel through the Bregaglia Valley and
the deep blue lakes to Lugano – Ticino's metropolis and a unique travel
experience awaits you abode the Palm Express on the trademark yellow postal
bus. Upon arrival, check-in to your hotel and relax. Over Night stay at
A unique sight awaits you
this morning as you visit the Swiss Miniatur in Melide, where you will see more
than 120 important attractions of Switzerland in miniature. For this
you will need to make your way to the train station and board the train to
Melide. Following this, make your way back to Lugano. We recommend you doing a
sightseeing tour of the city in a little train that departs from Piazza Manzoni.
Over Night stay at Lugano.
After B/F, take a train to
Mendrisio train station, departing Lugano and arriving Mendrisio, from where
you need to connect to Fox Town by bus. Enjoy shopping here (it's the largest
outlet shopping outlet in the whole of Switzerland and you are assured of
getting some bargain buys here). Later in the afternoon, you can take the bus
back to Mendrisio station and connect to your train to Lugano. The rest of the
evening is free for you. Over Night stay at Lugano.
Day 10Lugano – Interlaken – Harder Kulm
After B/F, check out from
Lugano and then take a train to Interlaken. Upon arrival, transfer to the hotel
and check-in. Later in the evening should there be time, make your way to the
Harder Kulm. The trip up the mountain in the funicular is quite spectacular.
Over Night stay at Interlaken.
Day 11Interlaken – Jungfraujoch
After B/F, head to the
station and head off to the Top of Europe – to the Jungfraujoch. Upon
arrival at the top, you can walk around on the glacier; spend time in the
Sphinx there looking at all the peaks around you. On a clear day you can see as
far as the Mont Blanc (of France). Visit the Ice Palace
and finally enjoy a hot meal in the restaurant there. Later, take the train
back to Interlaken and the rest of the evening is free for you to either walk
around town, shop at Bucherer or any of the shops there else depending on the
day of the week, you could also enjoy a Dinner cruise on the lake. For those
who would like to gamble away, the famous Casino Kursaal awaits you. Over Night
stay at Interlaken.
Day 12Interlaken – Schilthron
After B/F, take a trip to
Schilthorn by the cable car. Your first stop is the car free village of Murren
where we recommend you get off, enjoy a cup of coffee and then proceed up to the
peak. This is also the place where the famous James Bond movie was shot. You
can enjoy some continental or Indian food at the 360 degree revolving
restaurant up there. Later in the evening its time to return back to Interlaken but a strong recommendation is a stop at the Trummelbach Falls en route. Over Night stay at Interlaken.
Day 13Interlaken – Zurich
After B/F, take the boat
cruise on the Lake Brienz and visit the Ballenberg Open air Museum which houses
more than 100 original buildings from all over Switzerland and creates an
atmosphere of how Switzerland was in the bygone days. Later in the afternoon,
head to the train station and board the train taking you to Zurich. Upon arrival, check-in to the hotel.
Over Night stay at Zurich.
Day 14Zurich – Onward Destination Journey
After B/F, check-out from Zurich
Hotel and transfer to the Zurich Airport to board flight departing for onward