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Best of Switzerland

6 days with SITA World Tours   Rating: First Class

Itinerary
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Day 1 - Saturday Zurich
Arrival in Zurich and transfer to your hotel. Accommodation at the Hotel Swissotel Zurich****.

Day 2 - Sunday Zurich
In the morning you enjoy a sightseeing tour of Zurich and its main monuments: take in the fabulous views of the Alps and Lake Zurich from the Höhenstrasse. We will stop briefly in Rapperswil, the quaint city of roses. On our way back to Zurich you enjoy a lovely cruise on Lake Zurich (no guide). Arrival at Zurich-Burkliplatz. Make your own way back to the hotel. Accommodation at the Hotel Swissotel Zurich****.

Day 3 - Monday - Zurich - Lucerne - Mount Titlis - Interlaken 
Departure for Lucerne. Short sightseeing tour and free time to explore on your own. 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 we continue to Brienz and visit the local wood carvers. Our next destination is Interlaken at the foot of Mount Jungfrau. Accommodation at the Hotel Interlaken****.

Day 4 - Tuesday Interlaken - Bern - Gruyeres - Geneva
From Interlaken we drive along Lake Thun to Bern, located on the Aare River, overlooking the Alps. Visit the city before we continue to Gruyeres, a picturesque village with an impressive medieval castle. Accommodation at the Hotel Ramada Encore***.

Day 5 - Wednesday Geneva - Montreux - Zermatt
Sightseeing tour of Geneva. Visit the beautiful parks along the lake, the cathedral and the European headquarters of the UN. Then you travel to Lausanne and Montreux with its magnificent Chillon Castle. Free time to visit Montreux. In the afternoon you explore the Rodano river valley as far as Täsch. 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****.

Day 6 - Thursday Zermatt - Nufenen Pass - Zurich
In the morning you are free to explore at your leisure or undertake an optional excursion to the top of Mount Gornegrat (not included). In the afternoon you 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 Swissotel at 6.30 pm.

All This Included
Beautifully located in the magnificent Alps, Switzerland boasts lovely towns that still preserve a rich tradition. This tour will introduce you to the highlights of the country's diverse regions. Join us and discover Switzerland's breathtaking scenery, living heritage and modern cities.
  • All applicable transfers
  • English speaking tour guides
  • Accommodation at the hotels described or similar
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Dinner in Zermatt
  • Visits and excursions as listed in the program
  • Cable car ticket to Mount Titlis
  • Boat ride ticket on Lake Zurich (no guide)
  • Train ride Tasch - Zermatt – Tasch
Accommodations
Zurich: Swissotel Zurich
Interlaken: Hotel Interlaken
Geneva: Hotel Ramada Encore
Zermatt: Hotel Alex
Notes
  • Prenight/Postnight in Zurich: $335 double occupancy.
  • 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.