Scenic Switzerland - 07 Days / 06 Nights
Switzerland may be a tiny country, but there is surprisingly so much to see and do in this European heartland. Go for long hikes in lush alpine meadows, ski on glacial ice or relax on the banks of crystal-clear mountain lakes…there are endless exciting experiences to be discovered.
Day 01: Arrive at Geneva
On arrival at Geneva Airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. Rest of the day is free to explore Geneva on your own. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Geneva – Interlaken
Breakfast at the hotel. Transfer on your own to the train station to board the train to Interlaken – the land between the lakes Thun and Brienz – and is one of Switzerland’s oldest and most famous resorts. Upon arrival at Interlaken, proceed on your own to the hotel. Later take an excursion to Jungfraujoch, commonly known as Top of Europe, which is at an altitude of 3’454 m /11’333 ft. Board the cogwheel train for the most interesting mountain train trip, via Kleine Scheidegg, at the foot of the famous Eiger North Face to Jungfraujoch – Europe’s highest railway station. Enjoy the incredible world of eternal snow and ice. Visit the Ice Palace, experience the breathtaking panoramic views from the Sphinx Observation Terrace overlooking the Aletsch Glacier (Europe’s longest glacier) and the snow-capped peaks of the neighboring countries. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03: Interlaken
After breakfast at the hotel, depart to Gstaad for a full day excursion to Glacier 3000 – Within just 15 minutes, the panoramic cable car takes you from Col du Pillon up to the eternal snow at 3’000 meters above sea level. A spectacular view onto the most beautiful alpine peaks (Jungfrau, Matterhorn, Mont Blanc) can be enjoyed from the Restaurant Botta, designed by the famous Swiss architect Mario Botta. Enjoy the various available activities – Eternal glacier and snow, Alpine Coaster, Snow bus, Dog sledge ride in summers. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 04: Interlaken – Lucerne
After breakfast, transfer on your own to the train station to board the Golden Pass Panoramic train to Lucerne. Arrive at Lucerne – one of Switzerland’s most picturesque destinations, which is spread out on the northern bank of the serene blue Lake Lucerne and engulfed by tall Alps. Transfer on own to your hotel. Proceed to enjoy an excursion to Mt. Pilatus – A journey to Mount Pilatus combines the excitement and adventure of traveling to the mountain’s 7,000-foot summit with the pleasure of viewing central Switzerland’s most scenic vista. Travelers have a choice of ascending via gondola and cable car or by the world’s steepest cogwheel train – and they can return by either means. Snow-covered Alps, glittering blue lakes and the city of Lucerne are all part of this grand panorama. For an unforgettable excursion, take the Golden Roundtrip, which includes a lake cruise and encircles many of the area’s most interesting and scenic attractions. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 05: Lucerne
After breakfast, depart for a full day excursion to Mt. Titlis, where you reach after boarding the aerial cable way 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° sweeping panoramic view of the Alps. Visit the Ice Grotto and experience the new ‘Ice Flyer’, a chair lift which rides over the glacier with fantastic views into crevasses and ice falls. Don’t forget to enjoy a snow slide on the ‘Fun lift’. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 06: Lucerne – Zurich
After breakfast at the hotel, transfer on your own to the train station to board your train to Zurich. On arrival at Zurich, transfer on your own to the hotel. Later take a trip on the unique ‘Classic Trolley’ to see all the main sights of Zurich, including the Fraumunster Church. This trolley, the first of its kind in Switzerland, is styled on those of yesteryears, but with all the comforts for today’s discerning traveller. Commentary is provided by headset and you can choose from eight languages. In 2 hours, travel through the beautiful city and see the business and financial center, Bahnhofstrasse, the most important museums, a section of the Old Town, Fraumunster Church with its famous Chagall windows, historical Limmatquai, the University district, residential areas, beautiful hillside villas on the Zurichberg, as well as recreation areas and views of the Alps from Zurich’s vantage points. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 07: Departure- Zurich-Mumbai / Delhi
After breakfast at the hotel, proceed on your own to the airport for your flight back home or onward destination.
- Meet & Greet Assistance at the airport
- Hotel accommodation in a basic 3* hotel with daily buffet breakfast
- All sightseeing & transfers on SIC (seat in coach basis)
- Air fare with taxes.
- Visa assistance and fees
- Insurance and foreign exchange
- Any expenses of personal nature such as Telephone calls, laundry etc..
- Any meals other than specified above
The above price is valid for travel till 30 September 2016.