Lucerne <span class="iconos separador"></span> Chapel Bridge
Lucerne Chapel Bridge
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Landwasser Viaduct Glacier Express
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Zurich

An Alpine Railway Adventure

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Switzerland in 8 Days • 7 Nights in Destination

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A magical train journey through the Alps where you'll witness awe-inspiring landscapes, stopping along the way to explore quaint mountain towns, resorts and cities.

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Montreux
Lucerne
St. Moritz
Zermatt
Zurich
Included
All flights
Accommodation
Activities
Breakfast only
Availability
Departures available until
until October 2023
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From + £ 660
Categories available
charm
included

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Accommodation: 7 Nights

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Day 1 to 2
Alexander hotel Zurich
Location
Zurich
Category
Nights
1
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*In case the advertised hotels are not available they will always be replaced by one of the same, or a higher category.

Included activities

Included
Included activity for day 2 in Lucerne
Duration 02:00h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination
Physical rating:
Moderate

Walking Tour of Lucerne

Discover the well-preserved medieval architecture, walk in the footsteps of many artists and royal figures who lived and passed by in the 1800s.

What's included: Walking tour of Lucerne Not included: Transfer, meals, drinks, tips nd any other service not mentioned in "what`s included"

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Included
Included activity for day 3 in Montreux
Duration 01:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination
Physical rating:
Moderate

Walking Tour of Montreux

A proffesional guide will take you around the most important parts of the city, while you learn about the history and culture of this beautiful place.

What's included: Walking tour of Montreux with english speaking guide Not included: Transfers, meals, drinks, tips and any other service not mentioned in "what's included"

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Included
Included activity for day 3 in Interlaken
Pick up time: info at destination
Physical rating:
Light

GoldenPass Panoramic Train

An extraordinary journey in 3 different trains, with a panoramic view of breathtaking scenery. A never-ending spectacle of three mountain passes, the famous 4000 meter Alpine peaks, 8 lakes and unforgettable excursions.

What's included: Journey from Interlaken to Montreauk in Panoramic train 2nd class ticket. Not included: Transfer to the station, meals, drinks, tips and any other service not mentioned in "waht´s included"

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Included
Included activity for day 5 in Zermatt
Duration 07:30h Approx. Pick up time: info at destination
Physical rating:
Light

Glacier Express Train

The Glacier Express route through the Alps takes just under eight hours from Zermatt to St. Moritz and boasts spectacular panoramic views, bridges and tunnels.

What's included: Train journey from Zermatt to St Moritz in the Glacier Express in 2nd Class Not included: Transfer to the station, meals, drinks, tips and any other service not mentioned in "waht´s included"

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Available Activities

Activities are subject to availability. The price for each optional activity will be shown in the next step of the booking process.
Optional
Suggested activity for day 2 in Lucerne
Pick up time: info at destination

Mountain Excursion to Rigi

With breathtaking 360-degree panoramic views, Mount Rigi offers a first-class mountain experience whatever the season.

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Optional
Suggested activity for day 2
Pick up time: info at destination

Pack of 3 Excursions - The complete experience!

Make the most of your time in Switzerland with this pack of 3 unmissable experiences: a Mountain Excursion to Rigi, an Afternoon Excursion to Mount Gornergrat & a panoramic train ride to Tirano on the Bernina Express!

What's included: A Mountain Excursion to Rigi, an Afternoon Excursion to Mount Gornergrat & a panoramic train ride to Tirano on the Bernina Express Not included: Transfer to/from the station, meals, drinks, tips and any other service not mentioned in "what's included"

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Optional
Suggested activity for day 4 in Zermatt
Pick up time: info at destination

Mount Gornergrat Afternoon Excursion

Surrounded by no fewer than 29 peaks above 13,000 feet, Gornergrat will reward you with a unique opportunity to encounter and take in these unparalleled views over this snowy wonderland.

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Optional
Suggested activity for day 5

3 Course Menu - Glacier Express

Includes: Starter, dish of the day & dessert

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The price includes

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  • Departures from main UK/Ireland airports.
  • International flights: UK/Ireland - Zurich - UK/Ireland.
  • Round trip train ticket from Zurich Airport to Zurich HB station. Golden Pass Panoramic Train and Glacier Express Panoramic Train. Rail tickets to travel between cities*
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  • 7 nights accommodation in Charm & Superior category hotels.
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  • 7 breakfasts.
  • Round trip coach transfer from St Moritz train station to hotel.
  • Visits and entrance fees as indicated in the itinerary.
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  • Air taxes and fuel surcharge.
  • Luggage transfer (1 piece per person) between hotels (x5)
  • City tours in Zurich, Montreux & Lucerne with professional english speaking guides.
  • ATOL Protection.
  • English-speaking tour leader from day 2 to day 7

*The cancellation policy applicable is according to the Terms and Conditions available and agreed at the time of your purchase

Not included

Tax, meals, drinks, tips and any other services not mentioned in what's included. Airport transfers by car or coach.

*Transfers to/from train stations are not included. All hotels are located walking distance from the stations. 

Please note We cannot guarantee seats together on the train, so you may have separate seats within your group.

New entry requirement in Switzerland: All international travelers before arriving in the country must fill the following form if they do not have a certificate from an EU or EFTA country or a third country connected to the EU Gateway: https://covidcertificate-form.admin.ch/foreign

Important: Airport transfers by car/coach are not included. You will receive a train ticket from Zurich airport to Zurich HB station (central station of the city) on your platform before your trip starts. Your hotel is located 5 minutes away from the station, within walking distance.

Transfers to/from train stations are not included, except in St. Moritz where a coach will take you to your hotel and back to the station. All the hotels of this program are walking distance from the stations and you will walk to/from them with your tour leader. There will be a dedicated vehicle to transfer your luggage between hotels, so you don't have to carry it with you on the trains between cities. Maximum 1 piece of luggage per person. 

Please note that you will have to carry any extra luggage you bring with you yourself on the trains as well as during any tours you do upon arrival in cities prior to your hotel check-in.

Train tickets included in the program are in 2nd Class.

A professional English-speaking tour manager will be travelling with the group from day 2 to day 7. City tours of Zurich, Montreux and Lucerne will be guided by a local english speaking guide.

The Glacier Express ticket does not include meals. The possibility to book3-course meal is available in the next step of the booking process. Important: it is not guaranteed that you will be able to buy lunch directly on the train as the availability is limited. We recommend to either contract the optional meal or to take your own food for the train journey.

  • Entry requirements
    Valid passport required.
  • Visa
    No visa is required to enter the country.
  • Currency
    Swiss Franc.
  • Language
    German, French and Italian.
  • Electricity
    220 V. No adapter required.
  • Health
    There are no mandatory vaccinations.
  • Time zone
    UTC +1
  • Other useful information
    The Swiss drive on the right-hand side of the road.
  • Tourist Office website
    www.myswitzerland.com/

Remember to download your e-ticket to confirm the times of your flights and to complete online check-in using the airline’s website, or directly at the check-in desk at the airport.

Accommodation at the hotels is as indicated. In the event of any changes to accommodation, they will always be of the same, or a higher category. The category of hotels is not standardized across all countries in the world. For this reason, the criteria may differ depending on the destination country's own standards.

In the case of adverse weather conditions, for safety reasons or for any other reasons deemed appropriate, the order and duration of the excursions included in the itinerary may be changed or canceled without prior notice.

If you have reduced mobility/require the use of a wheelchair and prefer to go at your own pace, please contact our customer service team at +1 888-488-0592 or via our contact form.

 

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