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BEST OF SWITZERLAND


From USD 1,485 * | from £ 0.73*

per person sharing

Switzerland • Excursion to Mt Titlis • Orientation Tour of Lucerne
• Visit Rhine falls • Orientation of Bern • Visit to Chocolate Factory
in Broc • Visit Montreaux • Ride on the scenic Golden Pass Train
• Visit Lausanne • Visit Geneva • Visit Zermatt.

 

 

Day 1 
Zurich
Welcome to Zurich. You will be transfered to your hotel (Checkin
time is after 1500 hrs). Overnight in Zurich. (D)

Day 2 
Mt Titlis and Lucerne
Today, proceed on an excursion to Mt Titlis. Ride two different
cable cars and 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 - 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. In
the evening, you have free time to shop for Swiss army knives,
chocolates, watches, souvenirs, etc. Overnight in Zurich. (B, D)

Day 3 
Rhine Falls, Bern, Broc and Montreux
Today, we drive to Schaffhausen to see the mighty Rhine Falls.
Admire closely the thundering beauty of Europe’s most powerful
waterfalls. The gushing water rushed over the cliff each second
offers the visitors a stunning view of the cascading waterfalls.
Next, we drive to Bern the Swiss Capital - the only Swiss city to
be accorded World Heritage status. See the Clock Tower, the
Parliament Building and Gothic Fountains. Later, drive to Broc
and visit La Maison Cailler Chocolate Factory. Later, drive along
Lake Genava and enjoy some free time at the stunning town on
Montreux. Overnight in Chateaux d Oex. (B, D)

Day 4 
Day free OR opt for ‘Jungfraujoch and Interlaken’, Switzerland
Today, the day is free or we suggest an excursion Jungfraujoch
and Interlaken. We drive to Interlaken, one of Switzerland’s
best known health and pleasure resorts. Later, board the 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. Send a postcard to your friends and
relatives from Europe’s highest altitude Post office with its own
special postmark. Later we drive to Chateaux d’Oex.Overnight
in Chateaux d’Oex. (B, D)

Day 5 Gstaad, Golden Pass Train, Lausanne, Geneva and Tasch
Today, drive to the stunning village af Gstaad and ride on
the world’s most scenic railway route - The Golden Pass line.
Later, visit Lausanne - located on the shores of Lake Geneva -
Lausanne is also the Headquarters of the International Olympic
Committee. Drive to Geneva - it lies at the southern tip of
expansive Lac Léman (Lake Geneva). On an orientation tour,
see the Headquarters of Europe’s United Nations and the Red
Cross, the English Gardens, the Floral Clock and the Jet d Eau.
Later, drive to Tasch - a scenic village located in the Zermatt area.
Overnight in Tasch. (B, D)

Day 6 Day free in Zermatt OR opt for ‘Matterhorn Glacier Paradise’
Today, visit Zermatt - a mountain village at the foot of the
famous Matterhorn Peak, where the pure Alpine Village feeling
is preserved through the use of electric vehicles and horsedrawn
cabs. Explore Zermatt on your own or take an excursion
to the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise - you are whisked up by the
Matterhorn Express cable railway and further up by a lift built
into the rock - to the highest sightseeing platform in Europe. You
can also go snow tubing and visit Europe’s highest ice palace.
Later, we proceed to Tasch. Overnight in Tasch. (B, D)

Day 7 Return Home
Today, we check-out and proceed to Zurich / Milan airport
for your flight back home. (Return flight to be booked after
2000 hrs Kindly check with your sales officer for exact departure
airport). It’s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you
have made. We hope you take back many happy memories
of your holiday. We would like you to spare a few minutes of
your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday
and any suggestions you may have for the future. (B)

Includes:

  • Accommodation at the hotels mentioned or similar.
  • Meals, coach tours, entrance fees, sightseeing and surface transportation as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Services of our Tour Manager or Local representatives. (Subject to minimum 20 fullpaying passengers travelling together)

Excludes:

  • Passport, Visa charges, Airport & Port taxes.
  • Cost of your Air tickets required to participate in this tour
  • Porterage, Insurance, laundry, telephone charges, transfers all items of personal nature and also food and drinks not forming part of the group menus.
  • Cost of the Suggested Excursions. (Suggested excursions will be operated subject to minimum 20 passengers)
  • Any increase in the rate of exchange leading to an increase in all land arrangement which may come in to effect prior to departure.
  • Mandatory tips of Euro 3 per person per day for Coach drivers, Guides etc.
  • Anything not specifically mentioned in  includes above
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