Swiss Alpine Tour
5 nights/6 days
departures from Apr 22 to Oct 7,
Enjoy fantastic views of Alpine country of
Switzerland with its majestic peaks, glacier lakes, ascending cable cars and
majestic vistas around charming villages and authentic lakeside towns. Longer
version of this Alpine tour with
Germany and Austria is also possible.
5% early bird discount on bookings
made before 30 Jan 2017
Day 1. Saturday - Zurich
Zurich on your own and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for own activities. Overnight in Zurich at the Hotel Swissôtel Zürich****.
This morning we will embark on a sightseeing tour of Zurich,
one of the world's financial centers, a neat and historic city in beautiful
lake setting. View its main monuments and marvel the amazing views of the
surrounding Alps and Lake Zurich from the Höhenstrasse. We go to the nearby
Medieval town of Rapperswil famous for its rose gardens. On our return trip to
Zurich we will take a short cruise on Lake Zurich. Arrival at Zürich-Bürkliplatz
at the center of the city.
Walk on own way back to the hotel or discover the city on your own during
your free time. Accommodation at the Hotel Swissôtel Zürich****.
3 Monday Zurich - Luzern -
Mount Titlis - Interlaken
Departure for Lucerne, a lovely lakeshore city surrounded by mountains on the shores of Lake Lucerne. Short sightseeing tour
and free time to explore on your own. At noon we continue to Engelberg, a ski
resort town with fantastic views in summer and winter alike. Take
the rotating Rotair cable car to the top of Mount Titlis and its spectacular
glacier. From an elevation of 3.020 m, you can enjoy spectacular views of
the Central Alps. In the afternoon we continue to the lakeside village of Brienz, again in fantastic setting
to visit the local
wood carvers the village is famous for. Our next destination is Interlaken nestled near two beautiful
lakes at the foot of Mount
Jungfrau. Accommodation at the Hotel Hotel Interlaken****.
Tuesday Interlaken - Bern - Gruyeres - Geneva
From Interlaken we drive
along the majestic glacier lake, Lake Thun to Bern. After a sightseeing tour of the
capital city famous fort its high culture and sophistication, we continue
to Gruyeres, capital of Swiss cheese production and a picturesque village with its impressive medieval castle.
Overnight in Geneva at the Hotel Ramada Encore***.
Geneva - Montreux - Zermatt
Morning tour of lovely Geneva and visit
the beautiful parks along the lake, the cathedral and the European
headquarters of the UN. Then we travel to Lausanne and Montreux, passing the
magnificent Chillon Castle. Arrival in Montreux. In the afternoon
we travel up the Rodano river valley as far as Täsch, the gateway to Zermatt with its typical Swiss Alpine houses and flower covered balconies.. From here you continue
by narrow gauge train to Zermatt, a popular alpine ski resort nestled at the foot of mighty Mount
Matterhorn. Dinner and accommodation at the Hotel Alex in Zermatt****.
Thursday Zermatt - Nufenen Pass – Zurich
In the morning you are free to
explore at your leisure or undertake an optional excursion to the top of
Mount Gornegrat of an elevation of over 10 thousand feet 3146 metres.(not included). In the afternoon we return to Täsch where
you board the bus for a spectacular drive over the high Nufenen mountain
pass to Airolo. Return to Zurich. Arrival in Zurich at train station or
Swissôtel at 6.30 pm.
Tour dates 2017
April 22,29, May 6, 13, 20, 27 June 3, 10, 17, 24, July 02, 09, 16, 23,
30, August 06, 13, 20, 27,
September 03, 10, 17, 24, October 01, 08 2016
Different version of this
tour with Glacier Express train and Zermatt
overnight on day 5 is also available!
Prices in 2017:
Euro 2085 per person
based on two or 3 people sharing the room ($ rate varies depending the
Euro 455 Single Supplement
Tour is guaranteed with minimum two people
Private version of this tour is also available inquire about prices
Hotels used on the tour:
Zurich: Swissotel 4 star
Interlaken: Hotel Interlaken 4 star
Geneva: Hotel Ramada Encore 3 star
Zermatt: Hotel Alex 4 star
Post-night accommodation in Zurich: €165 in double room, €285 in single room (Hotel Swissôtel Zürich****)
• Transfer from Zurich airport to hotel or
railway station to your hotel
(only on day 1 of the tour)
• Transportation by car, minivan or bus
during the entire tour (depending on number of participants)
English - Spanish speaking tour guide (driver-guide for groups
of 7 persons or less). Tour is guaranteed with minimum 2 people. The tour will be bilingual (English, Spanish)
• Accommodation as specified in the itinerary.
• Visits and excursions as listed in the program
• Visits and excursions as mentioned Regular city tour of Zurich with local English-/Spanish-speaking guide on day 8
• Dinner in Zermatt
• Cable car ticket to Mount Titlis
Boat ride ticket on Lake Zurich (no guide)
• Train ride Täsch -
Zermatt – Täsch
Tour can be booked as a
private tour as well for higher cost departing on any day of the year,
inquire about prices based on the number of people in your party.