Switzerland Alpine Tour
Departures every Saturday
28 Apr - 6 Oct 2018
Guaranteed small group tour with 2 participiants
Enjoy traveling in scenic Switzerland and admire majestric Alpine views, glacier climbing cable cars and
magificient crystal lakes adorned by charming villages and towns on high plateaus.
Day 1 Saturday - Zurich
individaul arrival in Zurich transfer to
your hotel. rest of the day at leisure for own activities. Overnight in Zurich at the Hotel Swissôtel Zürich****.
This morning we will embark on a sightseeing tour of Zurich and its main monuments. Take in
fabulous views of the Alps and Lake Zurich from the Höhenstrasse. We will
stop briefly in Rapperswil, the quaint City of Roses. For our return trip to
Zurich we will take a cruise on Lake Zurich. Arrival at Zürich-Bürkliplatz.
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 and 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 on the shores of the
Aare river. 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, free time on your own. 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 take 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
we board the bus for a spectacular drive over the high Nufenen mountain
pass to Airolo. Return to Zurich. Arrival back in Zurich at 6:30 p.m. Drop
off at the the trqain station or at the Swisshotel. End of tour program.
Extra nights in Zurich can be booked or check out our
Switzerland to Amsterdam Rhine river cruises.
The tour will be bilingual (English, Spanish)
check out our
Swiss independent rail tours with Glacier Express
Euro 2195 per person
based on two people sharing the room ($ rate varies depending the
Third person in triple room on extra bed: Euro
Extra night in Zurich
€165 in double room, €285 in single room (Hotel Swissôtel Zürich****)
• Transfer in from Zurich airport 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.
• Accommodation as specified in the itinerary.
buffet breakfast one dinner in Zermatt
• Visits and excursions as listed in the program
• Regular city tour of Zurich with local English-/Spanish-speaking guide
• Cable car ticket to Mount Titlis
Boat ride ticket on Lake Zurich (no guide)
• Train ride Täsch -
Zermatt – Täsch