Glacier

Grand Train Tour of Switzerland

Zürich/Geneva –Interlaken – Jungfraujoch – Montreux – Zermatt –Glacier Express – St. Moritz – Bernina express – lugano –  Lucerne –  Geneva/Zürich

7 Nights / 8 Days Tour Package
Itinerary
1st day Rail journey from Zurich Airport via Lucerne to Interlaken. Overnight in Interlaken.
2nd day After breakfast a highlight of your visit to Switzerland awaits you. Enjoy a journey to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe.The highest railway station in Europe is located 3454 m/11’333 ft. Visitors gain access to a high-Alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock, which they can admire from the viewing platforms on the Aletsch Glacier or in the Ice Palace. The railway journey to the Jungfraujoch is an experience which leads through the Eiger and the Mönch. At the Eismeer and Eigerwand intermediate stations, visitors can enjoy the wonderful view from the Eiger North Face.Overnight in Interlaken.And don’t miss following Junfraujoch – Top of Europe attractions:

Alpine Sensation:

 

The Alpine Adventure Trip

 

Sphinx – 3571m above sea level:

 

Sphinx – the most breathtaking views from the Top of Europe

 

Jungfrau Panorama:

 

4-minute 360° Jungfrau region cinema experience

 

Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven:

 

The Lindt & Sprüngli Adventure World at the highest elevation

 

Ice Palace:

 

A unique world of ice in the heart of the Jungfraujoch

 

Snow Fun – Top of Europe:

 

Fun and games in the world of glaciers

3rd day Train ride to Zweisimmen. Change to the GoldenPass Panoramic train (or optional GoldenPass Classic) for this memorable trip to Montreux on the shore of Lake Geneva. You find yourself among alpine forests, bubbling mountain springs and picturesque mountain villages. Overnight in Montreux.
4th day Today you board the train to Zermatt, the marvellous alpine resort at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn. Overnight in Zermatt.
5th day Board the Glacier Express and enjoy one of the greatest rail journeys in the world. The Glacier Express takes you across 291bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2033 m to St. Moritz. Overnight in St. Moritz.
6th day The Bernina Express of the Rhaetian Railway takes you along its the UNESCO World Heritage route. Enjoy an Alpine switchback ride, taking you from a land of towering glaciers to one of swaying palms. Overnight in Lugano.
7th day Train journey from Lugano to Lucerne. Experience the new Gotthard Base Tunnel – with its 57 kilometres it is the longest train tunnel in the world. It takes only 17 minutes to travel this fast flat-track route under the Alpine massif in the heart of Europe. Over-night inLucerne.
8th day Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.

Valid from :  14th April 2017 – 22nd October 2017

                            14th April 2018 – 22nd October 2018

 

Add the Chocolate Train Every Monday, Tuesday in May – Jun

& plus daily in Jul + Aug

September – 12th October: Mondays, Wednesdays + Thursdays

A coffee and a croissant will be served on board the Chocolate Train. The «Maison Cailler-Nestlé» chocolate factory awaits you. Trough a didactic itinerary, you will learn everything about the history of Swiss chocolate making tradition followed by a chocolate tasting. Afterwards a bus takes you to the village of Gruyères for someleisure time.

You might go for lunch and enjoy the tasty local cheese fondue or visit the Gruyères castle. Later that afternoon the bus takes you to «La Maison du Gruyère» for a visit of the demonstration cheese factory followed by the return travel to Montreux with the Chocolate Train.
CHF 70.– per person plus book an additional
night in Montreux or Geneva.

Prices per person in CHF
3* hotel
14.04.17–13.05.17
3* hotel 13.05.17–22.10.17 4* hotel
14.04.17–13.05.17
4* hotel 13.05.17–22.10.17
1419 1454 1742 1808 Double Room
1623 1669 2103 2182 Single Room
Supplements per person:
Upgrading to 1st Cl. Rail – CHF 165
Lunch on board the Glacier Express – CHF 43.00
Supplement Montreux Jazz Festival 30.06.–15.07.17 CHF 109.–

Hotels Envisaged
Zürich: 3star: Montana, Comfort Inn Royal, Rütli
4star: Central Plaza, Glockenhof, Steigenberger Hotel Bellerive Au Lac
Interlaken: 3star: City Hotel Oberland, Carlton-Europe, Weisses Kreuz, Beau Site, Bernerhof Goldey
4star: Du Lac, Interlaken, Royal St. Georges, Metropole, Krebs, Du Nord
Lucerne: 3star: Waldstätterhof, Drei Könige, Magic Hotel (breakfast at htl Krone about 80 m away), Des Alpes, IBIS Styles, Le Stelle
4star: Art Deco Hotel Montana, Radission Blu, Ameron Flora, Cascada
St. Moritz: 3star: Baren, Soldanella, Hauser, Laudinella
4star: Art Boutique Hotel Monopol, Steffani, Crystal
Zermatt: 3star:Sarazena, Bristol, Excelsior, Butterfly
4star:
Swiss Alpine Hotel Allalin, Alpen Resort, Simi, Walliserhof, La Ginabelle, Pollux, Parkhotel Beau Site, Schlosshotel Zermatt, Mirabeau Hotel & Residence
Montreux: 3star: Helvetie
4star: Eurotel Riviera, Suisse Majestic
Lugano: 3star: Contintenal Park, International au Lac, Federale, Delfino
4star: Lugano Dante Center, Novotel Lugano – Paradiso

 

Our Price Includes
* Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi:
Grand Train Tour of Switzerland (8 transfers) incl. excursion to Jungfraujoch in 2nd class from/to Swiss
border or airport
* 2 nights in Interlaken, room with private facilities, breakfast
* 1 night each in Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano, Lucerne, room with private facilities, breakfast
* Seat reservation Luzern–Interlaken Express, GoldenPass, Glacier Express, Bernina Express (train + coach)
* Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal- coaches and cable cars can be purchased at 25-50% of the regular fare
  • Some hotels may charge a local city tax on spot: app. CHF 2–4 per person/night