Swiss Rail Adventure 

Swiss Tour by Train including Glacier Express and Bernina Express

Swiss Tour by Train 7 Nights / 8 Days Tour Package including Glacier & Bernina Express

Lucerne – Lugano – Bernina Express – St. Moritz – Glacier Express – Zermatt

Itinerary

 

1st day Arrival in Lucerne by train 2nd class from the Swiss border or airport.
2nd day Train journey from Lucerne to Lugano. 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. Overnight in Lugano.
3rd day Time at leisure in Lugano. Enjoy the mediterranean atmosphere in the southern part of Switzerland. Stroll along the lakeside promenade or go up to Monte Bre or San Salvatore. Overnight in Lugano.
4th day Departure by the famous Bernina Express (coach) to Tirano (Italy). From there by train over the Mount Bernina to St. Moritz. This exciting trip takes you through three cultures from palm trees across the regions of eternal snow to the valley of the young Rhine. Overnight in St. Moritz.
5th day Day off for excursions. Overnight in St. Moritz.
6th day Today you board the Glacier Express which is one of the great train journeys in the world. You travel from St.Moritz to Zermatt. A 71/2 hour railway journey across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2’033 metres in altitude. Travel in comfort through the unspoilt natural beauty of a landscape rich in ancient, fragrant mountain forests, peaceful Alpine meadows, rushing mountain streams and mountain valleys, soaked in tradition and centuriesold culture. (Optional lunch – if required, please indicate on the booking request). Overnight in Zermatt.
7th day Full day at leisure in Zermatt. Overnight in Zermatt.
8th day Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.
Valid from: 11th April – 22nd October 2022

Price per person from CHF 1’314.–
 
  3* hotel

 

11.04.2022–22.10.2022

4* hotel

 

11.04.2022–22.10.2022

Double room 1314 1705
     

Hotels Envisaged
Lugano: 3star: Contintenal Park, International au Lac, Federale, Delfino
4star: Lugano Dante Center, Novotel Lugano Paradiso
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: Soldanella, Hauser, Laudinella, Baren
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
 

Price Included:

  • Swiss Travel Pass Flex 6 days 2nd class
  • Seat reservation Bernina Express (coach + train) and Glacier Express
  • 1 night in Lucerne, 3* hotel, standard double room with breakfast
  • 2 nights in Lugano, 3* hotel, standard double room withbreakfast
  • 2 nights in St. Moritz, 3* hotel, standard double room with breakfast
  • 2 nights in Zermatt, 3* hotel, standard double room with breakfast
  • 50% discount on most mountain railways, free entry at more than 500 museums (only valid on a selected travel day)

Supplements per person:

  • From CHF 166.– upgrade to 1st class rail
  • From CHF 420.– upgrade to Glacier Express Excellence Class
  • From CHF 52.– lunch on board of the Glacier Express
  • From CHF 20.– Gotthard Panorama Express
  • Excursions
  • Additional services
  • Additional nights
  • Supplement for single room
  • Upgrade to 4* and 5* hotels
  • Upgrade to higher room categories
  • City taxes