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Switzerland & the Glacier Express

6 days with SITA World Tours   Rating: First Class

Itinerary
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Day 1 - Monday -Zurich / Luzern / Mount Titlis / Interlaken
In the morning we travel from Zurich to Luzern. Sightseeing tour. At noon we continue to Engelberg. Take the rotating Rotair cable car to the top of Mount Titlis and its spectacular glacier. From an elevation of 3.020 m, visitors enjoy spectacular views of the Central Alps. In the afternoon you visit the lakeside town of Brienz with its talented woodcarving artisans. Continue to Interlaken, at the foot of Mount Jungfrau. Accommodation at the Hotel Interlaken****.

Day 2 - Tuesday -Interlaken / Bern / Gruyeres / Geneva
We drive along Lake Thun to Bern. Sightseeing tour of the city. Then we continue to Gruyeres with its impressive medieval castle. Accommodation at the Hotel Ramada Encore***.

Day 3 - Wednesday - Geneva /Montreux/ Zermatt
Sightseeing tour of Geneva. Then you travel to Lausanne and Montreux with its magnificent Chillon Castle. In the afternoon you explore the Rodano river valley as far as Tasch. From here you continue by narrow gauge train to Zermatt, nestled at the foot of mighty Mount Matterhorn. Dinner and accommodation at the Hotel Alex*** in Zermatt.

Day 4 - Thursday - Zermatt
Today you are free to explore at your leisure. Optional excursion to the top of Mount Gornegrat (not included).Dinner and accommodation at the Hotel Alex****.

Day 5 - Friday - Zermatt / Glacier Express / St. Moritz
In the morning we board the famous Glacier Express train. Take in the impressive views of mountains, glaciers and snowcapped peaks from the comfortable panorama railcar. In the afternoon you arrive at the famous St. Moritz ski resort. Dinner and accommodation at the Hotel Schweizerhof****.

Day 6 - Saturday -St. Moritz / Vaduz / Zurich
In the morning we travel via Fluela and Davos to Vaduz. Free time. Arrival at Zurich central station or the Swissotel around 5 pm.

All This Included
This tour showcases the top attractions of this beautiful country and its cultural diversity, including four official languages. The highlight of this tour is a ride on the Glacier Express, that connects the famous mountain resorts of Zermatt and St. Moritz. On this spectacular 7-hour train ride you will cross 291 trestles, 91 tunnels and the 2.033 m high Oberalp Pass.
  • Transportation by car, minivan or bus during the entire tour (depending on number of participants)
  • English/Spanish speaking tour guide during the entire tour (driverguide for groups of 7 persons or less)
  • Regular city tour of Zurich with local English-/Spanish-speaking guide on day 2
  • Accommodation at the hotels described or similar
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Dinner in Zermatt and St. Moritz
  • Visits and excursions as listed in the program
  • Cable car ticket to Mount Titlis
  • Train ride Zermatt - St. Moritz on the Glacier Express incl. reserved seating in 2nd class
  • Lunch on the Glacier Express
  • Train rideTasch - Zermatt - Tasch
Accommodations
Interlaken: Hotel Interlaken
Geneva: Hotel Ramada Encore
Zermatt: Hotel Alex
St. Moritz: Hotel Schweizerhof
Notes
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.