Switzerland Highlights

Switzerland Highlights

Whether you're walking through scenic alpine meadows, scaling tough mountain passes, taking on the ski slopes or kayaking on crystalline lakes, Switzerland offers stunning scenery, panoramic views and the chance to commune with nature in one of its purest forms. With rich chocolate and fine cheese waiting as reward, Switzerland is the place for the active and the indulgent.

Day 1 : Arrival in Zurich

Arrive in Zurich and explore the "New Centre” of Passau, the town of three rivers. It is recommended to visit the stained glass window by Marc Chagall in the Fraumünster-Kirche. All the attractions can be found within walking distance in and around the old town.

Day 2 : Zurich – Pfäffikon – Einsiedeln approx. 40 km + Journey by train

Today you will cycle along Lake Zurich towards Rapperswil with its old castle and will then cross over the lake along a dam. You will be taken by train to Einsiedeln, which is even today a popular place of pilgrimage.

Day 3 : Einsiedeln – Lucerne approx. 75 km

Today’s cycling will be through quiet countryside and lively villages as you pass Lake Ägeri and Lake Zug. Küssnacht, Wilhelm Tell und Hohle Gasse are all Swiss national symbols which you will see today before cycling along Lake Lucerne and reaching the city of Lucerne.

Day 4 : Lucerne – Giswil – Brienz – Interlaken approx. 65 km + Journey by train

The mountains to the left and right of Lake Sarner and Lake Lungerer continue to get higher. You will take the train to get over the famous Brüning mountain pass. Passing Lake Brienz you will reach your destination; the spa town of Interlake between Lake Brienz and Lake Thun.

Day 5 : Interlaken – Bern approx. 35 km + Journey by boat

The day begins with a boat trip on Lake Thun, before you cycle on the Bern. Goethe thought Bern was the most beautiful city in Switzerland. The old town is a world heritage site.

Day 6 : Bern – Biel approx. 50 km

Cycling along the Aare river and Lake Wohlen you will come to the bilingual town of Biel/Bienne. The Swisswatch-making industry made the town famous. In the Omega museum you can learn all about the industry.

Day 7 : Biel – Solothurn approx. 30 km

Today’s stage is only short so that you have enough time to enjoy the old town or the Lake. Solothurn is also a Canton capital city and is considered the most beautiful baroque city in Switzerland.

Day 8 : Solothurn – Aarau approx. 60 km

The river landscape of the, by now large, Aare dominates the landscape. Villages and meadows lie along the route to Aarau, Which is still marked by the 16th Century and was once the capital town of the Helvetic Republic.

Day 9 : Aarau – Zurich approx. 60 km

Following the Aare River you will come to the “Wasserschloss” of Switzerland which literally translated means the “Water Castle”. You will cycle back to Zurich through the spa town of Baden with its 19 thermal springs.

Day 10 : Departure or extension

Your cycling trip ends today, but your vacation doesn't have to. Extend your stay in Zurich, or further customize the rest of your trip.

    • All accommodation as per itinerary based on twin sharing basis.
    • All meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Detailed itinerary and elaborate route information including maps, route description, tourist attractions, and important telephone numbers.
    • Luggage transfer between hotels.
    • Boat trip Interlaken – Thun incl. Bicycle
    • Train journey Pfäffikon – Einsiedeln incl. bixyxle
    • Train journey Giswil – Brienz incl. bicycle
    • Local service hotline in Europe.
    • Bike Rental- Quality and well maintained bicycles with gears.
    • GPS tracks available.
Any airfare, train fare, travel insurance, airport taxes & visa. Any meals not mentioned in the itinerary. All items of personal nature & tips. Optional arrival and departure transfers or transfer costs to the starting point of the vacation. Entrance fees to attractions not specified in the itinerary. Extra nights at the beginning or the end of the trip. Any compulsory dinner or peak season surcharge. Any natural calamity which is beyond the control of the tour operator. Anything not mentioned in "Package Includes". Rooms are subject to availability. GST 5%. Standard terms & conditions apply.
Prices are per person on twin share basis. Package valid till 15th October 2017. 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.