Highlights of Switzerland (Independent)
8 Days Independent Rail Tour Interlaken, Lucerne, Pilatus, Lugano & Zurich

Features and Inclusions

  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: Highlights of Switzerland (6 transfers) incl. excursion to Pilatus in 2nd class from/to Swiss border or airport

  • 2 nights each in Interlaken, Lucerne + Lugano, room, bath, or shower/WC, breakfast

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

  • 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

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

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Departures and Prices 2017

Daily departures from 

April 1 - April 30, 2017

October 1, 2017 - March 28, 2018

3 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 965.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 230.00

4 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1255.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 415.00

Optional Prices

Upgrade to 1st class rail  

$ 140.00

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Daily departures from 

May 1 - September 30, 2017

3 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1035.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 260.00

4 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1345.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 405.00

Optional Prices

Upgrade to 1st class rail  supplement 

$ 140.00

ITINERARY

Day 1 - Interlaken 
Arrival in Interlaken by train 1st class from the Swiss border or any Swiss airport. Overnight in Interlaken. (O)


Day 2 - Interlaken 
Day at leisure. Take the opportunity and book an optional excursion to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. The Jungfraujoch Railway will transport you up to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe – at 3454 m/11’333 ft the highest railway in Europe. We can recommend another breathtaking excursion to Schilthorn / Piz Gloria (3000m/10’000 ft) with its unique revolving panorama restaurant and its thrilling James Bond 007 history. Overnight in Interlaken. (B,O)


Day 3 - Lucerne
Rail trip by Brünig Express from Interlaken to Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.Optional overnight on Top of Mt. Pilatus on request. (B,O)


Day 4 - Lucerne
Today you take a lake Lucerne cruise from Lucerne to Alpnachstad, then up to the Pilatus Kulm 2132/7000 ft by the steepest cogwheel railway in the world (from mid April/May to November, during winter you take the bus from Lucerne to Kriens and further with a panoramic gondola from Kriens to Pilatus). Time at leisure. Overnight in Lucerne. Optional overnight on Top of Mt. Pilatus on request. (B,O)

 

Day 5 - Lugano
Train journey from Lucerne to Lugano. Experience the new Gotthard Base Tunnel - with its 57 kilometers 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. (B,O)

Day 6 - Lugano
Day at leisure. A big variety of attractive excursion opportunities are waiting for you such as e.g. Swissminiatur in Melide. Overnight in Lugano. (B,O)

Day 7 - Zurich
Take the train to Zurich. Day at leisure. Downtown Switzerland offers a range of things to do i.e. excellent shopping or just relax at the beautiful lakeside. Overnight in Zurich. (B,O)

Day 8 - Zurich
Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request. (B)

Additional nights are available upon request.

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

 

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