Switzerland - Italy

Switzerland - Italy

   


Day 1 : India – Interlaken

Welcome to Switzerland the Alpine Wonderland! On Arrival at Zurich airport transfer to the station for a train to Interlaken -The Adventure Capital of Europe. Check into your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure and explore the city on your own. Overnight stay.


Day 2 : Interlaken – Mt Jungfraujoch

Enjoy a buffet breakfast at the hotel. Travel this morning on an excursion from Interlaken upto Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. This memorable train trip from Interlaken Ost station takes you via Lauterbrunnen and Wengen to the Klien Scheidgg at the foot of the famous Eiger North Wall. Then transfer to the Jungfrau railway to the magnificient mountain world of eternal snow which is the highest railway station in Europe. Visit the Ice Palace , Aletsch Glacier which is the longest glacier in Alps. Overnight at the hotel in Interlaken.


Day 3 : Interlaken – Lucerne

Proceed today after an early breakfast to the railway station for your train to Lucerne. Upon arrival at Lucerne transfer to your hotel. Check in. Spend rest of the day at leisure to explore this small charming city on your own. Stroll on a walking tour (own on) and admire The Lion Monument, the old town houses, then cross the famous the Chapel Bridge. Overnight stay.


Day 4 : Lucerne

After a sumptuous breakfast proceed go an adventure visit for an excursion to Mt. Pilatus. There is hardly another mountain in Switzerland surrounded by as many legends as Mount Pilatus. Mount Pilatus also encompasses an extraordinary, beautiful mountain scape symbolic of the country's magnificent natural splendour. Steeped in legend and tradition, this towering expanse in central Switzerland offers a magnificent alpine panorama and nature at its most impressive. To reach the mountain peak, take a short bus journey to Kriens. You take a ride with the panoramic gondolas and aerial cableway to Mount Pilatus (7000 ft / 2132 m). From here you will enjoy an unforgettable view over the surrounding mountains and lakes. Descend on the world's steepest cogwheel railway (48% gradient) to Alpnachstad. A boat ride on Lake Lucerne and you reach back to Lucerne. Overnight at hotel in Lucerne.


Day 5 : Lucerne – Zurich

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at the restaurant of your hotel. Proceed up north to commercial capital of Switzerland. Board a train from Lucerne train station to Zurich. On arrival at Zurich transfer to your hotel. Complete check in procedures. Spend the rest of the day at leisure OR Enjoy an excursion to ' Rhine Falls ', Europe’s largest waterfall. They are truly magnificent, not so much for their height (a mere 23m) as for their impressive breadth (150m) and the sheer drama of the place, with the spray rising in a cloud of rainbows above the forested banks. The turreted castle Schloss Laufen on a cliff directly above the falls to the south completes the spectacle. To get here, take a train from Zurich to Schaffhausen to visit the spectacular Rhine Falls. Get close to the falls with a boat ride ( directly payable). Overnight at hotel in Zurich.


Day 6 : Zurich – Milan

After an early breakfast today proceed by high speed train to experience yet another extravaganza of your holiday in true Italian style. On arrival at Milan station transfer to your hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure to enjoy on your own. Overnight stay.


Day 7 : Milan

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast this morning. Enjoy a Walking City tour for a panoramic view of the historical city, passing by many of Milan's most important monuments. Your tour begins with a panoramic drive by coach past many of Milan's most important sights; including the Arco della Pace, the churches of Santa Maria delle Grazie (home to Leonardo da Vinci's Last Supper) and San Lorenzo, Milan University, Corso Venezia and Piazza San Babila. Arriving at Piazza Fontana continue the tour on foot to view the Palazzo Reale and visit the breathtaking Duomo Museum. Effortlessly dominating the city's low-level skyline, the Duomo Museum is one of the world's finest examples of Gothic architecture, and the undisputed heart of Milan. Stroll through the sumptuous Galleria Vittorio Emanuele (the world's oldest arcade) to view the world famous Teatro alla Scala before continuing along Via Dante to enter the courtyard of Milan's magnificent Sforzesco Castle. After a sumptuous tour, overnight at hotel in Milan.


Day 8 : Milan - Venice

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast this morning. Today we transfer to the most romantic city in the world, Venice. On arrival proceed in style in a boat to your hotel and check in. Rest of the day at leisure. Experience an exclusive and romantic promenade along the Grand Canal on board the gondola, the most typical Venetian boat. Overnight stay in Venice.


Day 9 : Venice

Enjoy a buffet breakfast at your hotel. Sail to Murano to see how the beautiful coloured glass is made, then on to the pretty islands of Burano and Torcello.


Day 10 : Venice – Florence

Enjoy a buffet breakfast at your hotel. Today we proceed to the capital city of Tuscan region and home to the Renaissance splendour, Florence. On arrival check into your hotel. Rest of the day is ours to enjoy. Overnight stay in Florence.


Day 11 : Florence

Enjoy a buffet breakfast at your hotel. Proceed for a guided walking tour of the city. Florence's rich past as the cultural centre of the Italian Renaissance can still be seen today in the wealth of art gathered here, and in the preservation of its splendid architecture. The tour includes visits of the Duomo and the Baptistry, the Piazza della Signoria, Ponte Vecchio, and the famous Accademia Gallery. OR opt for an excursion to Pisa – The town of the leaning tower. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay in Florence.


Day 12 : Florence – Rome

Enjoy a buffet breakfast at your hotel. Transfer by high speed Eurostar to Rome, the Eternal City. On arrival at Rome’s termini station, transfer to your hotel. Time to rest or explore this city alive at night and don't miss the opportunity to see its most beautiful monuments illuminated. Overnight stay in Rome.


Day 13 : Rome

Enjoy a sumptuous buffet breakfast at your hotel. Today our city tour starts with the visit to the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel, World famous for Michelangelo's ceiling paintings and the Last Judgement. Continue on the Monumental St. Peter's Square and Basilica. A visit to the Colosseum and the Roman Forum ends the tour. You can enjoy independent optional exciting activities. Overnight stay in Rome.


Day 14 : Rome – India

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast this morning. Time free till departure for independent activities. Proceed to the airport for your flight back to India.



  • 02 Nights Accommodation in Interlaken at chosen hotel

  • 02 Nights Accommodation in Lucerne at chosen hotel

  • 01 Night Accommodation in Zurich at a chosen hotel

  • 02 Nights Accommodation in Milan at chosen hotel

  • 02 Nights Accommodation in Venice at chosen hotel

  • 02 Nights Accommodation in Florence at chosen hotel

  • 02 Nights Accommodation in Rome at chosen hotel

  • Daily Breakfast

  • Sightseeing tour by coach as per itinerary

  • 2nd Class 4Days Swiss Flexi Pass

  • 2nd Class Intercity train with seat reservation in Italy

Exclusions:

Return airfare, airport taxes, visa charges, insurance, tips, all items of personal nature and anything not mentioned in the 'Inclusions'. GST 5%.

Disclaimer:

Cost per person on twin sharing basis. Any Increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in land arrangements and high season surcharge if any, will have to be borne by the client. Standard terms and conditions apply.