Classical Switzerland Tour (Independent)
6 Days Independent Rail Tour Zermatt, Gornergrat, Glacier Express, St. Mortiz, Bernina Express & Lugano

Features and Inclusions

  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: Classical Switzerland (4 transfers) in 2nd class from/to Swiss border or airport

  • Seat Reservation Glacier Express, Bernina Express (train+coach)

  • Excursion to Gornergrat

  • 2 nights in Zermatt, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast

  • 2 nights in St. Mortiz, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast

  • 1 night in Lugano, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast

  • Some hotels may charge a local city tax on spot: approx 2-4 CHF per person/night

  • 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 fares

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Departures and Prices 2017

Daily departures from 

April 10 - May 12, 2017

3 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 920.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 85.00

4 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1145.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 135.00

Optional Prices

1st class rail Supplement per person

$ 170.00

Glacier Express Lunch in Seat pp

$ 55.00

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Daily departures from 

May 13 - October 22, 2017

3 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 940.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 90.00

4 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1170.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 140.00

Optional Prices

1st class rail Supplement per person

$ 170.00

Glacier Express Lunch in Seat pp

$ 55.00

 

ITINERARY

Day 1 - Zermatt 
Arrival in Zermatt by train 2nd class from the Swiss border or airport. Enjoy Zermatt, the famous car-free Alpine resort at the foot of the Matterhorn. Overnight in
Zermatt. (O)


Day 2 - Zermatt 
From Zermatt, the popular Gornergrat Bahn, Europe’s highest open-air cogwheel railway, takes you up to the Gornergrat 9.339 km away. The train crosses impressive bridges, galleries and tunnels. On the Gornergrat viewing platform you are surrounded by 29 peaks rising to above 4000 m. Overnight in Zermatt. (B,O)


Day 3 - St. Mortiz
Board the Glacier Express and enjoy one of the greatest rail journeys in the world. A 8 hour rail journey takes you across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2033 m to St. Moritz. Overnight in St. Moritz. (B,O)


Day 4 - St. Mortiz
Day at leisure in St. Moritz. Chic, elegant and exclusive with a cosmopolitan ambiance, it is located at 1,856 meters above sea level in the middle of the Upper Engadin lake landscape. The dry, sparkling “champagne climate” is legendary and the celebrated St. Moritz sun shines for an average of 322 days a year. Overnight
in St. Moritz. (B,O)


Day 5 - Lugano
Today you travel with the Bernina Express of the Rhaetian Railway along 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. (B,O)

Day 6 - Lugano
Departure to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request. (B)

Additional nights available upon request.

 


B=Breakfast; D=Dinner; O=Overnight    ritsts

 

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