Cheese & Chocolate Rail Tour

All aboard! Enjoy this food-centric tour filled with tastings of Swiss cheese and chocolate throughout. You even get the chance to prepare your own chocolate bar!

Cheese & Chocolate Rail Tour

All aboard! Enjoy this food-centric tour filled with tastings of Swiss cheese and chocolate throughout. You even get the chance to prepare your own chocolate bar!

Tour Highlights

  • Breakfast daily.
  • Incredible sightseeing with train tickets.
  • Swiss chocolate and cheese tastings.

Cheese and Chocolate Tour includes

  • Arrival transfer to the train station.
  • Four (4) night's accommodation in your choice of 3 or 4* hotels.
  • Buffet breakfast daily.
  • Train tickets as per itinerary.
  • Option to upgrade to 1st Class.
  • Entrance to cheese and chocolate factories.
  • Transfer to/from Geneva.
  • Walking City tour in Geneva.
  • Cheese fondue in a typical Swiss restaurant in Geneva.
  • Entrance and guide to "World of Chocolate" in Aeschbach.
  • Portfolio of travel documents.

Itinerary

Day 1: Zurich - Geneva

Transfer from your hotel or Zurich airport to the train station and travel to Geneva. Upon arrival in Geneva, private transfer to your hotel.

Day 2: Geneva - Montreux

After breakfast enjoy a city tour on foot through downtown Geneva. This 2-hour tour will take you to visit the international neighborhoods of Geneva and the main tourist attractions of the city, such as the beautiful fountain of Lake Geneva (Jet d'Eau) and the wonderful Flower Clock. After the tour you will try a cheese fondue in a typical Swiss restaurant, accompanied by a glass of wine, water or a carbonated drink. In the afternoon transfer from your hotel to the central station and travel along the impressive Lake Léman to Montreux. Montreux, known worldwide for its Jazz music festival, is located on the shores of Lake Léman.

Day 3: Montreux - Chocolate Train to Gruyére - Montreux

The chocolate train takes you first from Montreux to Montbovon. Afterwards you continue by bus to the cheese factory "La Maison du Gruyère," where you will learn all about the production of the famous Gruyères cheese. Afterwards you will visit the medieval city of Gruyères with its well-preserved castle. Then it continues to the legendary "Maison Cailler" in Broc. There you will be introduced to the secrets of chocolate making and take part of a chocolate tasting. Return to Montreux.

Day 4: Montreux - Interlaken - Lucerne - Golden Pass Line

After breakfast you will leave behind the Swiss Riviera and ride aboard the Gold Pass Train through the alpine world of the Bernese Oberland. Via Zweisimmen and Interlaken you will reach Lucerne. The trip offers spectacular views of the Swiss landscape with numerous lakes and mountains. With the Rigi and Pilatus mountains and the Alps as a backdrop, Lucerne is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Switzerland.

Day 5: Lucerne - Chocolatier Aeschbach - Zurich

In the morning, visit the "World of Chocolate" in the village of Root with a local guide. The "World of Chocolate" is only 10 minutes away from Lucerne by train. In the course of approx. 1.5 hours you will learn everything about the subject of chocolate and in the end you can prepare your own chocolate bar. Then travel by train to Zurich, where your trip ends. The trip can also be started and/or finished at the Geneva airport.

Rates & Hotels

To book this package, please contact one of our reservation agents at 1-800-833-4373.

Hotels/Plans Available for Departure Dates

Cheese & Chocolate Train Tour based on 3* hotels
Cheese & Chocolate Train Tour based on 4* hotels

Tour Details

Your land package begins: / Your land package ends:

(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

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Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Departure transfer
  • City taxes to be paid direct on site

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start / end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) months from date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Tour date is the date tour begins in Switzerland. Please book your air accordingly to accommodate overnight flights. Arrival transfer included to the train station, all other points you must make your own way to and from the train station.