he 10-Day Switzerland tour package travels from Zurich and visit all Switzerland’s sightseeing highlights. You’ll indulge in alpine visits and fresh air as you travel to Berne, Geneva, Zermatt, St. Moritz, and Lucerne. You’ll even visit the Principality of Liechtenstein. Take out your camera and get ready to travel by motor coach. Furthermore, the Switzerland tour includes traveling be the Glacier Express from Zermatt to St. Moritz. Finally, the Switzerland trip itinerary concludes back in Zurich.
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The Switzerland tour starts and ends in Zurich. You’ll discover Berne, the capital of Switzerland and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In Geneva we’ll drive along the shores of Lake Geneva to the 9th century landmark castle of Chillon and explore the turrets, corridors, and vaulted dungeons on a guided tour. Then we’ll journey into the heart of the mountain resort of Zermatt. Next, board one of the grandest and most scenic train rides in Europe, the Glacier Express, where you will pass magnificent mountain scenery, waterfalls and rivers. Arrive in St Moritz. Along the tour there is ample free time with optional tours.
Switzerland Tour Package Sightseeing Highlights
- Visit Chillon Castle built in the 9th century to control the main road to the Great St. Bernard pass
- Scenic train ride on Glacier Express from Zermatt to St. Moritz (standard class)
- Visit to the Lion Monument, commemorating the massacre of the Swiss Guards during the French Revolution in 1792
- Tour Zurich
- Tour UNESCO destination Berne
- Excursion to Liechtenstein
Switzerland Tour Package Includes
- Flights New York-Zurich, Zurich-New York
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- Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
- 8 nights accommodations
- 1 night Zurich
- 2 nights Geneva
- 2 nights Zermatt
- 1 night St. Moritz
- 2 nights Lucerne
- Hotel porterage
- All transfers included with tour booked with airfare
- 12 meals: 8 breakfasts, 4 dinners with wine
- Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
- Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
- Entrance fees per itinerary
Switzerland Tour Package Accommodations
Zurich 1 Night – Sheraton Zurich Hotel ★★★★
Geneva 2 Nights – Fairmont Grand Hotel Geneva ★★★★
Zermatt 2 Nights – Hotel Alex ★★★★
St. Moritz 1 Night – Hotel Steffani ★★★★
Lucerne 2 Nights – Grand Europe Hotel ★★★★
Switzerland Optional Tours
Day 4 Lake Geneva Cruise & Yvoire – $84
Relax and watch the magnificent landscapes glide by aboard an elegant lake steamer on beautiful Lake of Geneva. Passing by rolling hillsides and climbing vineyards, cross over to the French shore of the lake and visit the medieval village of Yvoire. Well known for its medieval buildings and majestic flower displays during the summer season, Yvoire is a setting right out of a romantic period novel. Since it can only be visited on foot — the only people that can drive in the medieval village are residents — you will be able to freely stroll through the narrow streets lined with picturesque houses and watch the marina life from one of its port-side cafés. Details to be advised locally.
Day 8 Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride in the Val Roseg – $55
Depart St. Moritz for the nearby resort town of Pontresina, located at the entrance to the Bernina mountain range. Board a horse-drawn carriage for a relaxing ride through the idyllic valley of the Val Roseg highlighted by the impressive Bernina massif and the nearby glaciers.
Day 9 Mount Pilatus Tour – $95
Ascend the world’s steepest cogwheel railway which winds up through lush meadows carpeted with Alpine flowers, past sparkling mountain streams and fascinating rock faces to Mt. Pilatus. After admiring splendid views of the Bernese Oberland and the snowcapped Swiss peaks from the summit at nearly 7000 feet, descend by aerial cableway and return to Lucerne.
Approximate tour duration is 3 hours.
*In the event of adverse weather, the cogwheel will be replaced by the cable car.
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Switzerland Tour Itinerary
DAY 1 – Depart for Switzerland
Depart for Switzerland
DAY 2 – Arrive in Zurich
Arrive in Zurich, Switzerland’s financial center and home to many of the world’s leading banks; transfer to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure to rest and relax. This evening, enjoy a welcome drink and an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager, followed by dinner at your hotel
DAY 3 – Morning Tour of Zurich, Berne, Travel to Geneva
This morning, enjoy an orientation tour of Zurich including the Old Town. View Fraumunster Church, St Peter’s church, with Europe’s largest clock, historic Limmatquai, famous Bahnhofstrasse, and National Museum. The tour concludes with a scenic drive along Lake Zurich. Afterwards, travel to Berne. the capital of Switzerland and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a stroll through the old town and marvel at the late Gothic Cathedral, the Muenster, with its stunning portal and its depiction of the Last Judgment. Witness the hourly parade of painted figures at the Clock Tower (Zytglogge) and visit the Bear Park, the symbol of the city. Free time for lunch on your own. Continue to cosmopolitan Geneva. Upon arrival in late afternoon check into your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure
DAY 4 – Geneva City Tour
Your morning orientation tour of Geneva shows you the Jet d’Eau, Floral Clock and Reformation Monument. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure to explore this city, situated where the Rhone river flows out of the huge lake. Take a walk along the lively streets in the old town, stroll the mile-long promenade around the lake or just relax in one of Geneva’s many parks and enjoy the beautiful scenery. In the afternoon, there is an opportunity to join the optional Lake Geneva Cruise & Yvoire tour. Relax aboard an elegant lake steamer on beautiful Lake Geneva, passing by rolling hillsides. Cross over to the French side of the lake and visit the medieval village of Yvoire. Well known for its fortified center and majestic flower displays during the summer season
Optional: Lake Geneva Cruise & Yvoire (PM)
DAY 5 – Tour of Chillon Castle
Drive along the shores of Lake Geneva past the towns of Lausanne and Montreux and through the beautiful vineyard region to the landmark castle of Chillon. Originally built in the 9th century to protect one of the main roads to the Great St. Bernard pass to Italy, its rich history and distinctive appearance has served as inspiration to such literary greats as Lord Byron and Victor Hugo. Explore the turrets, corridors, and vaulted dungeons on a guided tour. Then continue your journey and see the majestic Simplon Pass as you travel through the Alps. Leave the coach behind in Tasch and journey the final stretch by van, right into the heart of the world-renowned mountain resort of Zermatt
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 6 – Full Day in Zermatt
Enjoy at full day at leisure in this traffic free, quaint Swiss village. Situated at the foot of the Matterhorn and in the middle of an enormous hiking and ski region makes it one of the world’s most attractive alpine all-year destination. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the traffic-free village and explore the bountiful gift shops and fashionable boutiques. Or take one of the many alpine cars, gondolas or cog railways to further admire the stunning views of glaciers and summits. Don’t forget to visit the English church, built in 1877 and its cemetery, with the graves of many mountaineers who have lost their lives on these majestic mountains
DAY 7 – Glacier Express to St. Moritz
This morning, board one of the grandest and most scenic train rides in Europe, the Glacier Express. From Zermatt, the full day leisurely train ride to St Moritz, will transport you past magnificent mountain scenery, waterfalls and rivers, where with each turn, tunnel or bridge a new breathtaking picture is presented. Arrive in world-famous alpine resort town of St Moritz, host of two Winter Olympics and one of the most exclusive ski destinations in the world. Check into your hotel for dinner and overnight
Overnight: St. Moritz
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 8 – Morning at leisure in St. Moritz, Liechtenstein, Travel to Lucerne
Morning is at leisure to explore glitzy St Moritz on your own. Take a stroll on Via Serlas with its string of famous designer boutiques or, linger in one of the many sidewalk cafes and enjoy the spectacular alpine setting. Perhaps, join the optional Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride. Depart from Pontresina a resort town, located at the entrance to the Val Bernina just 4 miles from St Moritz for a ride through the Val Roseg. Marvel at the views of the impressive Bernina massif and the nearby glaciers. In the afternoon travel to Lucerne. En route stop in Liechtenstein, the tiny storybook Principality and the sixth-smallest country in the world that lies in the heart of the Alps, sandwiched between Switzerland and Austria. Its capital city of Vaduz is a proud remnant of feudal Europe, still governed by one of the oldest noble families. Arrive in Lucerne for overnight
Optional: Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride in the Val Roseg (AM)
DAY 9 – Lucerne City Tour
A day to explore the heart of central Switzerland. Begin at the inspiring Lion Monument, one of the best-known monuments in the country, created in remembrance of the heroic death of Swiss guard killed in 1792. Continue to the 14th century medieval Chapel Bridge one of the oldest covered wooden bridges in Europe, forming the centerpiece of Lucerne’s townscape. Later, time to shop for chocolate, watches and the famous Swiss and German cuckoo clocks or, sip coffee at an outdoor cafe. Afternoon is at leisure or, join the exciting optional tour to Mount Pilatus. Ascend the world’s steepest cogwheel railway which winds up through lush meadows and sparkling mountain streams to the summit of Mt. Pilatus at nearly 7,000 feet. After admiring the splendid panorama, descend by aerial cableway and return to the hotel. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner with Swiss atmosphere in this lovely lakeside resort
Optional: Mount Pilatus Tour (PM)
DAY 10 – Depart Switzerland
Transfer to the airport in Zurich for your departure flight
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