Project Description

Best of Swiss Mountain Railways

Zurich – Lucerne – Gstaad- Zermatt – Zurich

Mount Titlis – Jungfraujoch – Glacier 3000 – Gornergrat/Matterhorn

Explore a world of glaciers, passes and peaks on the incredible Swiss mountain rail network. This unique journey combines the most attractive regions of Switzerland with some of the most spectacular mountain railways of Europe, including the Mount Titlis, the Jungfrau, Glacier 3000 and the Gornergrat railways. The journey takes you from Cen-tral Switzerland to the Bernese Oberland and the Valais.

Day 1: Arrival Zurich transfer to Lucerne

Upon arrival at Zurich airport you will be met and transferred to Lucerne. Depending on arrival time opportunity to discover the Old Town and stroll along Lake Lucerne on your own.

 We visit world-famous sights such as the Chapel Bridge with the octagonal Water Tower, the Jesuit Church and the KKL Luzern (Culture and Convention Centre Lucerne). On the tour you will learn important and humorous facts about the history of Lucerne and the everyday life of its residents. You will discover hidden alleys, visit town squares teeming with activity and even catch a glimpse of the city’s “crown,” the Musegg Wall. Experience renowned sights and many fascinating aspects.

Thanks to its attractions, its souvenir and watch shops, the beautiful lakeside setting and the nearby Excursion Mountains of the Rigi, Pilatus and Stanserhorn, the town is a destination for many travel groups and individuals on their journey through central Switzerland. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 2: Lucerne / Excursion Mount Titlis

Breakfast at the hotel. After breakfast board the train to Engelberg from where the first of a set of three gondolas will slowly take you to a height of 3020 m.

The Titlis is the highest glacier excursion destination and biggest ski and snowboard paradise in Central Switzerland. The Titlis, Engelberg’s ‘house mountain’, and its glacier park are accessible by revolving rotair cableway. At an altitude of 3020 m a.s.l. visitors are treated to a fabulous view of the central Alps. The Titlis Glacier Park and ‘Ice Flyer’ chairlift are a paradise for those keen to glide down the slopes on skis or some of the other snow-gliding equipment for beginners and adventurers which is available free of charge. And there are a freestyle park, glacier grotto in the eternal ice and walking options on the Titlis.

The last stage of your ascent is in the world’s first rotating gondola, the ‘TILTIS ROTAIR’.

Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 3: Lucerne – Interlaken / Excursion Jungfraujoch

Breakfast at the hotel.

In Interlaken take the train to the Kleine Scheidegg at the foot of the famous Eiger. Change trains to get on board of the Jungfrau railway und ride via ‘Eiger Gletscher’ to the Jungfraujoch – the highest railway station in Europe at 3454 m with some breathtaking views.

Travel back to Lucerne by train.

Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 4: Lucerne – Gstaad / incl. Interlaken to Gstaad by Golden Pass Line 3000

Breakfast at the hotel.

Today you are heading to Gstaad by the Golden Pass Line. From Gstaad you will visit Glacier 3000. The mountain station located at 2965 m above sea level was designed by the famous architect Mario Botta. The View Point is rea-ched by walking a few feet to a staircase that leads to the top. Once you reach the top, your view sweeps across the fabulous 360° panorama.

Overnight in Gstaad.

Day 5: Gstaad – Zermatt

Breakfast at the hotel Travel from Gstaad to Zermatt by train and experience an unforgettable journey with beautiful scenery before you reach the famous car-free Alpine resort of Zermatt at the foot of the Matterhorn.

Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 6: Zermatt / Excursion Gornergrat

Breakfast at the hotel.

Over 20 gigantic 4000 and more meter-high peaks surround the rocky ridge between the Findelen and Gornergletscher, at 1500 meters above Zermatt. Since over a century a cog railway has made its way here – and still does today, every 24 minutes

Take one of Europe’s highest cogwheel trains up to the Gornergrat and enjoy views of the surrounding mountains and the Matterhorn. Leisure time in Zermatt. The location of Zermatt in the middle of an enormous hiking and ski region makes it one of the world‘s most attractive vacation villages.

Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 7: Zermatt – Zurich

After your breakfast travel by train from Zermatt to Zurich main station. Take the opportunity to discover the world famous shopping mile Bahnhofstrasse or stroll along the banks of Lake Zurich. Overnight in Zurich.

Day 8: Departure

After a healthy breakfast have some more time for souvenir shopping before your driver will pick you up at the hotel for your private transfer to the airport Zurich.

 

 

Tour Price per person on Twin Sharing            INR  1, 86,000

 

Tour Price Includes

  1. Swiss Card 2nd class: Lucerne – Interlaken – Gstaad – Zermatt – Zurich
  2. 3 nights’ accommodation in hotel Cascada 4* or similar with breakfast in Lucerne
  3. 01 night at Steigenberger Alpenhotel and SPA 4* or similar with breakfast in Gstaad
  4. 02 nights’ accommodation at Tschugge Hotel 4* or similar with breakfast in Zermatt
  5. 01 night accommodation at hotel Best Western Glockenhof 4* or similar with breakfast in Zurich
  6. Excursion to Mount Titlis (non-guided)
  7. Excursion to Jungfraujoch (non-guided)
  8. Excursion to Glacier 3000 ( non guided )
  9. Excursion with Gornergrat for viewpoint Matterhorn (non-guided)
  10. Golden Pass Line from Interlaken to Gstaad
  11. Private transfer from Zurich airport to Lucerne
  12. Private transfer from Zurich city to Zurich airport
  13. Swiss Coupon Pass one per family.

The Swiss Coupon Pass provides 2 for 1 Dine & Explore offers in 11 destinations in Switzerland. It`s a physical booklet with 72 coupons at a value over CHF 2000. It includes restaurants, lunch and dinner cruises, dining at mountain top restaurants, 1st class upgrades, car/boat/sport rentals, tourist attractions, souvenirs, fun & adventure parks, city tours and airport transfer

Tour Price does not include.

  1. Airfare
  2. Visa Fee
  3. Porterages, tipping and gratuities to staff and guides.
  4. Extra meals visits and activities not indicated.
  5. Personal expenses like Telephones, Drinks, faxes and e-mail, laundry etc…
  6. Any items not mentioned in the ‘Price Includes.’
  7. International travel and medical insurance cover.
  8. GST is applicable on the Tour Cost

Note:

  • Tour cost is based on the best available prices at the time of costing and are subject to available at the time of booking.
  • Hotel rates in Zurich are based on weekend rates. During midweek higher rates may apply
  • High season surcharge will be applied wherever applicable.
  • During Tennis Swiss Open in Gstaad from 6-26July accommodation will be provided in Interlaken. Supplement will be applicable.
  • Tour price is based on 2 adults and 1 child travelling together.
  • Any change in exchange rate between Rupee and Swiss Francs will change the tour price accordingly – currently calculated as on 21FEB16

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