Essential Swiss

Day 1 : Zurich - Zermatt

Arrive at Zurich International Airport and board your train to Zermatt. Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. The town's touristic development is closely linked to what is most probably the world's most famous mountain. Check in at hotel. Spend the rest of the day at leisure and explore this beautiful car free village. Zermatt offers mountains, glaciers, pine forests, flowers, mountain lakes and animals. Four summits are accessible by mountain rides allowing splendid views over the peaks of the Alps and numerous activities on the mountains: it is a paradise for skiers with snow guaranteed even in summer, and during summer well maintained trails invite to stroll and hike. Zermatt is excellent for active family vacations.

Overnight at hotel in Zermatt


Day 2 : Zermatt – Mt. Matterhorn

After breakfast, leave for an excursion to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise, at 3,883 metres above sea level. Your journey up the 3883 metre-high Klein Matterhorn will take you on the highest aerial cableway in Europe. Once you reach the viewing platform up in this Matterhorn glacier paradise, you'll enjoy a 360º panorama over the Swiss, French and Italian Alps and lose yourself in this magnificent mountain world of glaciers and eternal snow.

Evening is at leisure to soak in the beauty of Zermatt.

Overnight at Zermatt


Day 3 : Zermatt - Interlaken

After the breakfast, proceed for train transfer to Interlaken, one of the most scenic places in Switzerland. Interlaken can boast of being flanked by the two gorgeous lakes of Thun and Brienze and is spectaculary in the heart of the magnificient Jungfrau region. Spend rest of the day at leisure exploring this enchanting town. Interlaken is also famous for its various adventure activties including paragliding, sky diving, rafting, mountain biking among many others.

Overnight at Interlaken.


Day 4 : Interlaken - Mt. Jungfraujoch

Enjoy a buffet breakfast in the morning. Today, proceed to visit JUNGFRAUJOCH world's highest Railway station at 11333 ft. and be on the top of the world. Your train journey begins from the Interlaken Ost station and takes you via Kleine Scheidegg and through the Eiger North Wall up to the scenic splendours of the Jungfraujoch in the heart of a wonderworld of Glaciers and eternal ice. Discover the Snow covered peaks, the Sphinx, Observation Building overlooking the Aletsch Glacier. Also visit the beauitful Ice Palace. The first ice sculptures appear, as you step into a shimmering blue world of eternal ice.

Overnight at Interlaken.


Day 5 : Interlaken - Lucerne

After Breakfast proceed to Lucerne by train, Europe's most charming small city. Check in at hotel. Spend the rest of day at leisure and enjoy a tour of this City of Lights which is a mix 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 for the past 700-years. The simple splendor of the covered wooden bridge, 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 at Lucerne.


Day 6 : Lucerne - Mt. Titlis

Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. Today take a thrilling excursion to Mt. Titlis. From Lucerne the train takes you to the mountain monastery village of Engelberg. Three different cable cars will take you into eternal snow and ice on top of Mount Titlis. The final cable car to the peak is the Rotair. During the journey, the floor of the cable car rotates once around its own axis.

To truly experience the snow and ice on top of Mount Titlis, try the chairlift Ice Flyer. The view of the glacier crevasses is spectacular! At more than 3'000 meters, a breathtaking panorama unfolds. The Ice Flyer takes you directly to the Glacier Park where you can slide on the Fun lift and enjoy many other snow toys.

Overnight at Lucerne.


Day 7 : Lucerne

After breakfast, spend the day at leisure or optionally visit the home mountain- Mt.Pilatus. Pilatus offers a unique excursion with the world's steepest cogwheel train (from mid May to mid Nov), spectacular cable cars, and modern panorama gondolas. The highlight of this excursion is the magnificent view from 7000 feet above sea level. The cogwheel is the steepest of its kind in the world. It starts at the base of Mount Pilatus in Alpnachstad and runs over uniquely constructed tracks to the summit of the mountain. You can also descend by the aerial tramway and panoramic gondolas back to Lucerne. This unique "Golden Roundtrip" will remain an unforgettable memory.

Overnight at Lucerne


Day 8 : Lucerne – Zurich

After breakfast proceed to the airport to board your flight for your next destination or your hometown with happy memories of your Swiss vacation.



  • 02 nights in Zermatt

  • 02 nights in Interlaken

  • 03 nights in Lucerne

  • Daily Breakfast

  • Excursion to Matterhorn, Jungfrau and Mount Titlis

  • 8 Days Swiss Rail Pass

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.