Swiss Highlights - 8 Days

Swiss Highlights - 8 Days

Day 1 : Geneva / Lausanne / Montreux

Arrive and transfer to Geneva, Lausanne or Montreux. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in your chosen town.

Day 2 : Geneva / Lausanne / Montreux

Today you have the time to explore your chosen town at leisure. If in Geneva, you can visit all the international organizations housed there. If you have chosen Lausanne do not forget to visit the Olympic Museum and stroll along the beautiful lake promenade. For those staying in Montreux, visit the beautiful Chillon Castle or take the time to visit the neighbouring village of Gruyeres. Overnight in your chosen town.

Day 3 : Zermatt - Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

This morning leave Geneva region for the car free resort of Zermatt on the foothills of the majestic Matterhorn by train. Visit the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise (3,883 metres above sea level) the highest sightseeing point in Europe, which is accessible by cableway. The exciting tour from Zermatt to the Matterhorn takes about 40 minutes. Youll find snow 365 days a year & it offers a breathtaking 360 panoramic view of the Swiss, Italian and French Alps with a total of 38 four-thousand-metre peaks. Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 4 : Interlaken

Depart for Interlaken - a mecca for visitors who never have enough of its spectacular scenery. Day at leisure to explore Interlakens Hoheweg - an inviting 700 meter long boulevard with hotels, cosy cafes, fashion boutiques, watch and jewellery stores. As dusk draws near, admire the mountains by taking an optional dinner cruise on Lake Brienz (May to Aug only). Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 5 : Interlaken - Jungfraujoch

Depart on an excursion from Interlaken to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe. This memorable train trip from Interlaken Ost takes you via Lauterbrunnen and Wengen to the Kleine Scheidegg, at the foot of the famous Eiger North Wall. Then ascend by the Jungfrau Railway to the magnificent mountain world of eternal ice and snow, Jungfraujoch - at 3454mts, the highest railway station in Europe. Visit the Ice Palace and Sphinx Terraces offering breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier, the longest glacier in the Alps. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 6 : Lucerne

The day starts with a memorable rail trip by the Golden Pass Line from Interlaken to the city of lights- Lucerne (panoramic coach seats in 1st class only). Day at leisure to visit the Swiss Transport Museum, the IMAX Theatre or the Lion Monument on your own. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 7 : Lucerne - Mt. Titlis

A memorable experience awaits you as you depart on an excursion to the glacier paradise of Mount Titlis. Ascend in the worlds first revolving gondola ROTAIR, ride the spectacular ice flyer chairlift and see the ice grotto. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 8 : End of tour

This morning depart to a Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland on your own.

Inclusions

• 2nd class train tickets as required by the itinerary.
• 2 Nights accommodation in Geneva region.
• 1 Night accommodation in Zermatt.
• 2 Nights accommodation in Interlaken.
• 2 Nights accommodation in Lucerne.
• Daily breakfast.
• Excursion to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise.
• Excursion to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe.
• Excursion to Mt.Titlis.

Exclusions

• Airfare.
• Swiss Visa Fees.
• Overseas Travel Insurance.
• Meals.
• Any other expenses of personal nature.

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