Day 1. Saturday - Zurich
Zurich on your own we will transfer you from the airport 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 a beautiful
lake setting. We will take time to see its main monuments and marvel at 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
in the center of the city.
Walk on back to the hotel or discover the city on your own during
your free time. Accommodation at the Hotel Swissôtel Zürich 4*.
3 Monday Zurich - Lucerne -
Mount Titlis - Interlaken
Departure for Lucerne, a lovely city surrounded by mountains on the shores of Lake Lucerne. Short sightseeing tour
and free time to explore Lucerne on your own. At noon we continue to Engelberg, a ski
resort town with fantastic views in summer and winter. 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 wonderful views of
the Central Alps. In the afternoon we continue to the lakeside village of Brienz.
Here we visit the talented 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 Interlaken 4*.
Tuesday Interlaken - Bern - Gruyeres - Geneva
From Interlaken we drive
along the majestic Lake Thun to Bern, which is located on the Aare River,
overlooking the Alps. Here we visit the city famous for its culture and sophistication.
We then 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 3*.
Geneva - Montreux - Zermatt
Morning tour of lovely Geneva and a visit to
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. 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
the mighty Mount
Matterhorn. Dinner and accommodation at the Hotel Alex in Zermatt 4*.
Thursday Zermatt - Nufenen Pass – Zurich
In the morning you are free to
explore Zermatt 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. End of tour. An extra night in Zurich can be added to
Different version of this
tour with Glacier Express train and Zermatt
overnight on day 5 is also available!
• Transfer from Zurich airport or
railway station to 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
• Dinner in Zermatt
• Cable car ticket to Mount Titlis
Boat ride ticket on Lake Zurich (no guide)
• Train ride Täsch -
Zermatt – Täsch
Tour Dates 2020
April 25, May 02, 09, 16, 23, 30.
June 06, 13, 20, 27. July 04, 11, 18,
25. August 01, 08, 15, 22, 29. September
05, 12, 19, 26. October 03, 10.
Euro 2265 per person
in double or triple room.
Euro 469 singlesupplement
Extra night in Hotel Swissôtel Zürich 4*
Euro 169 per person in double room
295 in single room
The US$ price will vary with the