Switzerland - Eastern Europe

Day 1 : India - Zurich

Welcome to Switzerland the Alpine Wonderland! On arrival in Zurich, proceed to the railway station to board your train to Main station. Check in at hotel. Spend the rest of day at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Zurich.


Day 2 : Zurich – Rhine Falls

Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast in the morning. Spend the rest of the day at leisure OR Enjoy an excursion to ' Rhine Falls ', Europe’s largest waterfall (on your own). 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 3 : Zurich - Lucerne

Enjoy a delicious Buffet Breakfast in the morning. Spend the rest of the day at leisure OR enjoy a tour of this City of Lights (on your own) which is a mixture of Renaissance and Medieval architecture combined with its laid back continental ambiance. Here you will find some of the best preserved medieval structures found anywhere on the continent. The most photographed structure in Europe, The Lucerne Water Tower stands on River Reuss here for the past 700-years. The simple splendour of the cities covered wooden bridges The Kapellbrücke or The Chapel Bridge is also admirable. After admiring the architecture and refined style don't forget to see The Lion Monument built to commemorate some 700 Swiss missionaries who died in defense of French King Louis in 1792. Overnight in Lucerne.


Day 4 : Lucerne Mt Titlis

Enjoy a delicious Buffet Breakfast in the morning, later proceed for the excursion to Mt Titlis. A pleasant ride onboard a deluxe motor coach takes you to the mountain resort of Engelberg in Central Switzerland, where you will board the aerial cableway for a 45 minute journey from the green valley bottom to the high alpine glacier region at 3020 m/10000 ft, which guarantees snow the whole year round. Enjoy a magnificent ride in the world's first ever revolving 'ROTAIR' gondola, which offers a 360 panoramic view of the Alps. During 2 hour stay on the mountain visit the Ice Grotto and experience the new 'Ice Flyer', a chair lift ride over the glacier with fantastic views into crevasses and ice falls and enjoy a snow slide on the 'Fun lift' (these activities are included in our tour). Overnight in Lucerne.


Day 5 : Lucerne – Interlaken

Enjoy a Buffet breakfast in the morning. Later, proceed to Lucerne train station for transfer to Interlaken, one of the most scenic place in Switzerland. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Overnight at hotel in Interlaken.


Day 6 : Interlaken Mt. Jungfraujoch

Enjoy a Buffet breakfast in the morning, leave 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 Galcier which is the longest glacier in Alps. Overnight at the hotel in Interlaken.


Day 7 : Interlaken - Vienna

After an early breakfast proceed to the train station to board a high speed train to Vienna, the capital city of Austria. Rest of the day is at leisure. This evening opt for an optional romantic boat ride on the Danube Canal to see the famous sights of Hundertwasser. Return to your hotel Overnight stay.


Day 8 : Vienna

After breakfast, depart for city tour and visit to the Schonbronn Palace. The city tour of Vienna will introduce you to the most important sights of the Austrian capital. As we drive around the famous 'Ringstrasse', Vienna's main boulevard, we pass by the State Opera, the Museums of Fine Art and Natural History, the Parliament building, the Burgtheater (National Theatre), the City Hall and the University. We then drive along the Danube Canal and pass by Hundertwasser's 'Kunsthaus' and the Prater Park with its Giant Ferris Wheel. The highlight of this programme is the visit to Schonbrunn Palace where we take a tour of some of the most magnificently decorated rooms. We return to the city centre, passing by Belvedere Palace, where you will have the opportunity to end your tour, or you can choose to continue to the State Opera House, where the tour ends. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight stay in Vienna.


Day 9 : Vienna – Prague

Enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast in the morning. Proceed to the train station to board a train to Prague, Czech capital. On arrival at Prague station, transfer to your hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. This evening an optional dinner excursion is available. Overnight stay in Prague.


Day 10 : Prague – Grand City Tour

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at your hotel. Get acquainted with this historical district of Prague on a guided city tour. A panoramic view of the new town, the National Museum and National Theatre, then drive on the other side of the river Vltava to the Lesser Town. Visit the Castle District where you will have more than an hour walking tour in the Prague Castle Gounds and famous Gothic style St Vitus Cathedral. The final stop will take you to the Jewish quarter and through the Old Town Square to Wenceslas Square where the tour ends. Return to the Hotel. Rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight stay in Prague.


Day 11 : Prague - Budapest

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast this morning. Transfer to the railway station for a train to Budapest. On arrival at Budapest station, proceed to your hotel and check in. Rest of the day is at leisure to explore this cosmopolitan city on your own.

Enjoy a 3 course menu in a traditional Hungarian restaurant with folkloric show programme.

Spend an enjoyable evening in a Traditional restaurant. After an aperitif you will be served a 3 course menu with wine, accompanied by a varied folkloric show programme. On our return to Budapest you will be able to enjoy a marvellous view of the illuminated city from the Citadel. The tour ends at the Hotel Intercontinental or at the Casino (voucher for free admission is included).

Overnight stay in Budapest.


Day 12 : Budapest

After a delicious breakfast this morning proceed for a guided panoramic view of this sprawling city. Pass by the Parliament building before crossing the Danube on the Margaret Bridge and drive to the Royal Castle on the Buda side of the city. Here you will have some free time to yourself to visit the Fishermen's Bastion which offers stunning views over the city and the Mathias Church. Continue to the Gillert Hill before crossing the Elisabeth Bridge from where you will drive towards the Heroes' Square. Passing by the Opera and St Stephen's Basilica you reach the Hotel Intercontinental where your tour ends.


Day 13 : Budapest – India

Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast at your hotel. Time free till departure. Later proceed to the airport for a flight back to India. Return home with fond memories of your tour.



  • 02 Nights Accommodation in Zurich at a chosen hotel

  • 02 Nights Accommodation in Lucerne at chosen hotel

  • 02 Nights Accommodation in Interlaken at chosen hotel

  • 02 Nights Accommodation in Vienna at chosen hotel

  • 02 Nights Accommodation in Prague at chosen hotel

  • 02 Nights Accommodation in Budapest at chosen hotel

  • Daily Breakfast

  • Sightseeing tour by coach as per itinerary

  • 2nd Class 8Days Swiss Saver Pass

  • 2nd Class Intercity train with seat reservation in Eastern Europe

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.