Swiss Alpine Tour

 5 nights/6 days
Saturday departures from Apr 22 to Oct 7, 2017

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

small groups

Interlaken-Swiss-alpine tour

Day 1. Saturday - Zurich

Arrival in 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****.

Day 2  Sunday Zurich
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****.

Day 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****.

Day 4  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***.

Day 5  Wednesday 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****.

Day 6  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 exchange)  
 
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****)

TOUR INCLUDES

• 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.
• Daily buffet breakfast
• 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.   




 

 

 

 

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