Swiss Alpine Tour

Departures every Saturday
2020

Guaranteed departures April - October
with minimum 2 participiants

Tour DE118

Enjoy travelling in scenic Switzerland. Admire majestic alpine views and magnificent crystal lakes bordered by charming villages.

Bi-lingual tour in English and Spanish 

 5 nights/6 days

Interlaken-Swiss-alpine tour

Day 1. Saturday - Zurich
Arrival in 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 4*.

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 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*.

Day 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*.

Day 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*.

Day 5  Wednesday 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*.

Day 6  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 your tour.

Different version of this tour with Glacier Express train and Zermatt overnight on day 5 is also available!

Includes:
• 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 or similar.
• Daily buffet breakfast
• 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.

Prices: 
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
Euro 295 in single room

The US$ price will vary with the exchange rate

Please contact us to arrange a private tour, departing on any day of the year, prices based on the number of people in your party.   [email protected]

 

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