Mountain Railways (Independent)
7 Days Independent Rail Tour Lucerne, Interlaken & Zermatt

Features and Inclusions

  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: Mountain Railways (4 transfers) 2nd class from Swiss border or airport

  • Excursions to Mount Titlis incl. Ice Flyer
    chairlift,  Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat

  • 2 nights in Lucerne, room with bath/
    shower and WC, breakfast

  • 2 nights in Interlaken, room with bath/
    shower and WC, breakfast

  • 2 nights in Zermatt, room with bath/
    shower and 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 2550% of the regular fares

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Departures and Prices 2017

Daily departures from 

April 1 - April 16, 2017

January 8 - March 28, 2018

3 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1120.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 130.00

4 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1330.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 220.00

Optional Prices

1st class Rail Supplement

$ 140.00

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Daily departures from 

April 17 - September 30, 2017

3 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1115.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 155.00

4 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1330.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 220.00

Optional Prices

1st class Rail Supplement

$ 140.00

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Daily departures from 

October 1 - November 5, 2017

November 18 - December 24, 2017

3 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1040.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 130.00

4 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1230.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 235.00

Optional Prices

1st class Rail Supplement

$ 140.00

ITINERARY

Day 1 - Lucerne 
Arrival in Lucerne by train 2nd class from the Swiss  border or any Swiss airport. (O)


Day 2 - Lucerne 
Enjoy a ride in the first revolving gondola to Mount Titlis. 3020 m/10000 ft. In Lucerne you board the LSE-train to Engelberg. There a small gondola takes you up to the Trubsee. You continue your trip by another gondola to Stand. Finally the revolving gondola takes you up to Mount Titlis. For a spectacular, close-up insight into a glacier, you visit the glacier cave and ride the Ice Flyer chairlift. And get your thrills on the TITLIS Cliff walk, a spectacular Suspension bridge at a height of 3041m/10,000ft. Overnight in Lucerne (B,O)


Day 3 - Interlaken
Rail journey from Lucerne to Interlaken over the Brunig Pass via the wood-carving village of Brienz. Overnight in Interlaken. (B,O)


Day 4 - Interlaken
The beautiful Bernese Oberland! First from Interlaken Ost via Lauterbrunnen (change trains) and Wengen to the Kleine Scheidegg, at the foot of the famous Eiger North Wall. Then by Jungfrau Railway via the Eiger Glacier to the Jungfraujoch at 3454 m/11,333 ft the highest railway station in Europe. Views of the Aletsch
Glacier, the longest glacier in the Alps. (B,O)


Day 5 - Interlaken - Zermatt
Travel either via the Lotschberg base tunnel directly to Visp and further to Zermatt. Or by the Lotschberger - The new air conditioned train with big windows using the traditional scenic Lotschberg Line, passing the imposing Kander Viaduct, the helical tunnel around the Felsenburg and the descent to Brig with the imposing view onto the Rhone Valley and continue your journey to Zermatt. Zermatt, at the foot of the Matterhorn, is the perfect Alpine resort. Overnight in Zermatt.  (B,O)

Day 6 - Zermatt
Board the cogwheel railway up to the Gornergrat, with views of the majestic Matterhorn, Monte Rosa and other spectacular summits. (B,O)

Day 7 - Zermatt
Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request. (B)


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

 

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