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SCENIC SWITZERLAND


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Enjoy a scenic swiss tour exploring Zurich, Lucerne, Inerlaken, Geneva and Montreux

Day 1: Arrive into Zurich
 
Begin your ‘Scenic Switzerland’ Tour Welcome to Zurich. On arrival check into your hotel on your own anytime after 1500 hrs.
Overnight at the hotel in Zurich.
(Dinner)
 
Day 2: Interlaken
 
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and drive to Interlaken one of Switzerland’s best known health and pleasure resorts. On arrival, proceed on an Orientation tour of Interlaken. There’s time to relax at the many cafes or shop for Swiss watches, chocolates, Swiss memorabilia, etc.
Next, we take you to visit the Aare Gorge. The Aare Gorge is nearly 200 meter deep and hardly more than a meter wide at its narrowest point.
Later, we visit the Reichenbach Falls are a series of waterfalls on the Reichenbach stream in the Bernese Oberland region of Switzerland. They have a total drop of 250 metres. At 90 metres, the Upper Reichenbach Falls is one of the highest waterfalls in the Alps.
Overnight at the hotel in Central Switzerland.
(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 3: Free for Leisure
Suggested Excursion: Visit to Jungfraujoch
 
After a continental breakfast, the day is free OR we suggest a visit to Jungfraujoch. We drive to Lauterbrunnen, from where we board a train to Jungfraujoch the highest altitude railway station
in Europe at 11,333 ft. takes us along lovely lakes and mountain passes. On top of Jungfraujoch, experience the magic of the mountains at the Sphinx Terrace. See the breathtaking Jungfrau Peak and the awesome Aletsch Glacier. Also, visit the Ice Palace, where you see a beautiful display of sculptures made of ice, while being encased in ice yourself. 
Overnight at the hotel in Central Switzerland.
(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 4: Mount Titlis - Lucerne 
 
After a continental breakfast, we proceed to Mt. Titlis which at 10,000 ft is the highest peak in central Switzerland. As you journey to Mt. Titlis in two different cable cars, you will be amazed as the scenery changes from green meadows, scenic lakes to snow clad mountains. The last leg of the ascent will be in the world’s first rotating cable car called the ‘Titlis Rotair’. At the Terrace on top of the Mt. Titlis summit station, weather permitting, you could take a stroll on the latest attraction at Mt.Titlis - The Cliff Walk.
Next, we proceed for an orientation tour of Lucerne. See the Lion Monument,‘Lowendenkmal’ hewn from a limestone cliff to commemorate the bravery and loyalty of Swiss Guards. Later, we take you on a leisurely cruise on lake Lucerne. In the evening, you have free time to shop for Swiss army knives, chocolates, watches,souvenirs, etc.
Overnight at the hotel in Central Switzerland.
(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 5: Day trip to Geneva, Montreaux and Vevey
 
After a continental breakfast, we will be going for a Day trip to Geneva, Montreaux and Vevey. Geneva is a city in Switzerland that lies at the southern tip of expansive Lac Léman (Lake
Geneva). Surrounded by the Alps and Jura mountains, the city has views of dramatic Mont Blanc. 
Next, we proceed to Montreux, a traditional resort town on Lake Geneva. Nestled between steep hills and the lakeside, it’s known for its mild microclimate and the Montreux Jazz Festival,
held in July. 
Later, we proceed to Vevey, a town in Switzerland in the canton Vaud, on the north shore of Lake Geneva, near Lausanne. Vevey is one of the “Pearls of the Swiss Riviera”. Its lakeside location with breathtaking views of the Alpine panorama, its extraordinarily mild climate, the vineyards, numerous excursion destinations in the region and proud paddlewheel steamers on the lake characterise this town.
Overnight at the hotel in Central Switzerland.
(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 6: Day Free
Suggested Excursion: Visit to Mt. Schilthorn and car-free Mountain village - Mürren
 
After a continental breakfast, the day is free to explore on own OR opt for a visit to Mt.Schilthorn and car-free Mountain village - Mürren On this excursion, we drive through the largest glacial valley in Europe to Stechelberg in the Jungfrau region. We then take a series of cable cars on the way to the Schilthorn. Later we descend and arrive at the pretty carfree mountain village of Mürren by cable car. Fill your lungs with unpolluted and fresh air on a brief walk or just enjoy the breathtaking view of the mountain peaks and the scenery. We then, descend down by the next cable car to Stechelberg and drive to the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel in Central Switzerland.
(Breakfast, Dinner)
 
Day 7: Tour of Bern - Rhine Falls - Tour of Zurich
 
After a continental breakfast, we check-out and drive to Bern. On arrival, we proceed on an orientation tour. Bern is the only Swiss city to be accorded World Heritage status. See the Clock Tower, the Parliament Building and Gothic Fountains.
Next, we drive to Schaffhausen to see the mighty Rhine Falls. Admire closely the thundering beauty of Europe’s most powerful waterfalls. 
Later, we proceed to Zurich. On your orientation tour of Zurich, see the St. Peter’s Church with the largest clock face in Europe and the famous churches of Fraumunster, known for its beautiful stained glass windows created by Marc Chagall and Grossmunster with its twin Romanesque towers.
Later, we proceed to the airport for your flight back home. 
(Breakfast)

Includes:

  • 6 Nights accommodation 
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • All sightseeing as per Itinerary
  • Entrance Fees
  • Coach tours
  • Services of a tour guide
  • One bottle of water per person per day

Excludes:

  • 3 Euro tip per person per day
  • Cost of Basic Travel Quota (BTQ) equivalent to USD 10,000
  • No Porterage included
  • Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure. The tour price is subject to increase without notice if this rate changes substantially prior to the departure of your tour
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as laundry, wines, mineral water, food and drink not in the regular menu provided by us pay TV, mini-bar, telephone calls, etc
  • All Meals besides breakfast
  • Cost of excursions, city sightseeing, entrance fees and local guides other than that mentioned in “Tour Cost Includes”
  • Airfare & airport tax
  • Visa Fees
  • Travel insurance
 
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