Splendours of Switzerland

Zurich, St. Moritz, Zermatt, Interlaken, Lucerne, Montreux, Lugano
Best-Time
January - March
Stops
7
Experience
Adventure, City Life, Culture, Honeymoon, Mountains, Nature
Length
Days
Type
tailormade

Highlights

Located in the heart of Europe, Switzerland is a landlocked and mountainous country, the beauty of which bewitches your senses. Set amidst the abundance of nature with enthralling lake views bordered by the magnificent Alps, Zurich appears to be the ideal haven for a travel fanatic. Lucerne lies at the north end of Lake Lucerne, the fourth largest lake in the country. If you are a skiing enthusiast, Zermatt deserves to be the next stop on your bucket list. Interlaken has beautiful alpine surroundings which are a haven to those who seek the thrill of outdoors and is also a stage for romantic and peaceful getaways. St. Moritz is a luxury alpine resort town in Switzerland’s Engadin valley. Lugano is the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino. With Mediterranean flair, Lugano offers all the advantages of a world-class city, combined with the cachet of a small town. The town of Montreux nestles in a sheltered Lake Geneva bay, surrounded by vineyards and against the breathtaking backdrop of snow-covered Alps.

What will you cover?

  • Rhine Falls
  • Lake Lucerne Cruise
  • Mt. Titlis
  • Harder Kulm
  • Jungfrau
  • Jet Boat Interlaken
  • Golden Pass Line
  • Glacier 3000
  • Matterhorn
  • Glacier Express
  • Bernina Express
  • Gandria Walking Day Trip
  • Gotthard Panorama Express

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1 : Zurich Arrival

Upon arrival at Zurich airport, a private vehicle will take you to your hotel/apartment.

Check in at the hotel/apartment and later proceed to explore the spectacular Rhine Falls.

The Rhine Falls are the largest waterfalls in Switzerland, Europe. The falls are located on the High Rhine on the border between the cantons of Schaffhausen and Zürich, between the municipalities of Neuhausen am Rheinfall and Laufen-Uhwiesen/Dachsen, next to the town of Schaffhausen in northern Switzerland. The nearest community is Neuhausen am Rheinfall, where tourists can also view the Wörth Castle. Boat trips can be taken up the Rhine to the falls and the Rheinfallfelsen. There are also viewing platforms with a spectacular view of the falls built on both sides of the Rhine.

 

Where to rest your head ?

Hotel/Apartment in Central Zurich

Day 2 : Zurich - Lucerne

Today transfer to Lucerne via train.

Check in at the hotel/apartment and later combine a cruise on Lake Lucerne with an Indian dinner and enjoy the unique landscape of Central Switzerland. Referred to as the heart of Switzerland, the 44-square-mile (114-sq-km) lake is bordered on all sides by mountain scenery that will take your breath away.

 

Where to rest your head ?

Hotel/Apartment in Central Lucerne

Day 3 : Lucerne

Today explore Mt. Titlis, the glacier ski area between Gstaad and Les Diablerets. The destination in eternal snow offers terrific views from snow-covered mountains in the south to the smooth foothills of the northern Alps. Lean back, relax, enjoy the view and get excited about your trip to the eternal ice full of snow activities. The View Point at 3’000 metres offers a 360* Panorama view onto the most beautiful alpine peaks. Most pleasant way to discover the glacier area at a speed of a caterpillar. Seats up to 20 people! Also, try the Adventure with Huskies - romantic ride on a dogsled through the unique alpine area of Glacier 3000. Shopping on a glacier is a unique experience.

 

Where to rest your head ?

Hotel/Apartment in Central Lucerne

Day 4 : Lucerne - Interlaken

Make your way to Interlaken via train.

Check in at the hotel/apartment and later proceed to Harder Kulm.

 

It takes less than 10 minutes to travel from Interlaken up to the Harder Kulm, Interlaken’s home mountain. Here, at 1322 m above sea level, you enjoy fabulous views of the Jungfrau Region with the Eiger, Mönch & Jungfrau as well as Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. The Panorama restaurant and the Two Lakes Bridge vantage platform are among the main attractions on Harder Kulm.  Also be mesmerized by the great views from the modern, glass-roofed panorama carriages.  Experience the folk music live in a unique setting.

 

Where to rest your head ?

Hotel/Apartment in Central Interlaken

Day 5 : Interlaken

Today arrive at Jungfrau-Top of Europe.

 

 

Icy air streams across your face, snow crunches under your feet, and the view nearly take your breath away: on one side the view of the Mittelland up to the Vosges, on the other the Aletsch glacier, bordered by four thousand metre peaks. Standing on the Jungfraujoch 3,454 metres above sea level, you can feel it with your first step: this is a different world. It's one you have to experience.

 

Where to rest your head ?

Hotel/Apartment in Central Interlaken

Day 6 : Interlaken

Today take a seat in Switzerland’s first commercial jet boat, and enjoy a spectacular ride on the turquoise waters of Lake Brienz! The trip takes you from our Jet-Port in Bönigen to the majestic Giessbach Waterfalls – thundering 500 meters down over 14 cascades and into the lake. We offer 30 kilometres of unforgettable moments, full 360 spins and spectacular views on one of Switzerland’s most beautiful lakes.

 

Where to rest your head ?

Hotel/Apartment in Central Interlaken

Day 7 : Interlaken - Montreux

Today make your way to Montreux via train. Check in at the hotel/apartment and enjoy the day at leisure.

 

The town of Montreux nestles in a sheltered Lake Geneva bay, surrounded by vineyards and against the breathtaking backdrop of snow-covered Alps. Because of the exceptionally mild climate, Montreux is called the capital of the Vaud Riviera. The lakefront promenade between chic Montreux and charming Vevey is said to be the finest in Switzerland. The terraced vineyards of Lavaux, meanwhile, have been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

 

Where to rest your head ?

Hotel/Apartment in Central Montreux

Day 8 : Montreux

Today proceed to Mt. Titlis the glacier ski area is between Gstaad and Les Diablerets. The destination in eternal snow offers terrific views from snow-covered mountains in the south to the smooth foothills of the northern Alps. Lean back, relax, enjoy the view and get excited about your trip to the eternal ice full of snow activities. The View Point at 3’000 metres offers a 360* Panorama view onto the most beautiful alpine peaks. Most pleasant way to discover the glacier area at a speed of a caterpillar. Seats up to 20 people! An Adventure with Huskies - romantic ride on a dogsled through the unique alpine area of Glacier 3000. The ultimate scenic flight over top of Glacier 3000, land directly on the glacier for a culinary break or for skiing. Shopping on a glacier is a unique experience.

 

Where to rest your head ?

Hotel/Apartment in Central Montreux

Day 9 : Montreux - Zermatt

Today proceed to Zermatt via train. Check in at the hotel/apartment and enjoy the day at leisure.
 

Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. The town's touristic development is closely linked to what is most probably the world's most famous mountain. The vacation destination is a car-free zone, has preserved its original character and offers nearly unlimited possibilities as far as excursions are concerned. Walking, cycling, climbing and high-Alpine tours are popular activities in summer and autumn. Every year, the four-thousand-metre summits attract many Alpinists. 400 km of walking trails also guide guests who are not overly adept at climbing through the mountainscape around Zermatt.

 

Where to rest your head ?

Hotel/Apartment in Central Zermatt

Day 10 : Zermatt

Explore the Matterhorn glacier paradise (3,883 meters above sea level) which is the highest sightseeing point in Europe, which is accessible by cableway! Termed as highest in the world, step into a world of snow, ice and mountain peaks carved out of ice. The highest viewing platform in the Alps. A 360* panorama view of 38 peaks, 14 glaciers & much more. It has a wide selection of Swiss specialities to buy as a souvenir & the most special highest-altitude peak wine, well prepared three-course meal on the top while viewing the spectacular sunset & unique skiing experience against the breathtaking backdrop of the Matterhorn. The Matterhorn Express VIP gondola from Zermatt to Trockener Steg is a treat to luxury with a glass of Moet & Chandon Champagne.

 

Where to rest your head ?

Hotel/Apartments in Central Zermatt

Day 11 : Zermatt - St. Moritz

Today proceed to St. Moritz via Glacier Express. Check in at the hotel and enjoy the day at leisure.
 

Some places on earth are simply unlike anywhere else. The mere mention of their name is strangely compelling and brings to mind all manner of stunning imagery. St. Moritz is one such place. St. Moritz is one of the most famous holiday destinations in the world, was twice host city for the Winter Olympics, and belongs to a UNESCO World Heritage site. Its name is a trademark and synonymous worldwide with style, elegance and class.

 

Where to rest your head ?

Hotel/Apartments in Central St. Moritz

Day 12 : St. Moritz - Lugano

Today transfer to Zermatt via Bernina Express. Check at the hotel/apartment and enjoy the day at leisure.

 

Lugano is the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino. With Mediterranean flair, Lugano offers all the advantages of a world-class city, combined with the cachet of a small town. Lugano lies in a bay on the northern side of Lake Lugano, surrounded by numerous mountains offering splendid viewpoints. The traffic-free historic town centre, the numerous buildings in Italianate Lombardy style, the exclusive museums, the mountains, lake and a packed calendar of events all invite visitors to see the sights, soak up the atmosphere – and enjoy "dolce far niente". Thanks to its mild climate, Lugano is a popular tourist destination in the spring when the camellias are in bloom.

 

 

Where to rest your head ?

Hotel/Apartments in Central Lugano

Day 13 : Lugano

Today enjoy this romantic walking tour from Lugano to Gandria. Take a 1-hour walk on the Olive Trail with the best views of Lake Lugano. Stroll around the village and eat something in one of the many different restaurants in Gandria. A boat will be waiting for you for the return to Lugano. The tour begins at 10 am and has a duration of approximately 4 hours.


 

Where to rest your head ?

Hotel/Apartment at Central Lugano

Day 14 : Lugano - Lucerne

Today transfer to Lucerne via Gotthard Express. Check at the hotel/apartment and later enjoy the day at leisure.

 

A great experience of history come alive: The journey leads from Ticino along the historic Gotthard panoramic route to Lucerne. Starting at Lugano the journey takes travellers from the Mediterranean south right through the heart of Switzerland – and the Gotthard tunnel over dies Alps towards the north. En route, the church of Wassen can be seen from three different angles; thanks to the bold railway layout with its many loop tunnels it has become world-famous. Apart from the many sights, passengers enjoy special presentations about history, myths and legends around Gotthard during this historic journey.

 

Where to rest your head ?

Hotel/Apartment at Central Lucerne

Day 15 : Lucerne Departure

Today, transfer to Zurich via train. Upon your arrival at Zurich transfer to the airport to board your flight back home.

Where to rest your head ?

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Inclusions

accommodation
Hotels
sightseeing
Tours & Excursions
transport
Airport transfers
transport
car & train
visa
switzerland visa fees
travel insurance
14 days

Exclusions

flight
International Flights
meals
Food & Drinks

Starting from
195000 per person

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