MAGICAL SWITZERLAND

Beautifully located in the magnificent Alps, Switzerland boasts lovely towns that still preserve a rich tradition. This tour will introduce you to the highlights of the country's diverse regions. Join us and discover Switzerland's breathtaking scenery, living heritage and modern cities

MAGICAL SWITZERLAND

Beautifully located in the magnificent Alps, Switzerland boasts lovely towns that still preserve a rich tradition. This tour will introduce you to the highlights of the country's diverse regions. Join us and discover Switzerland's breathtaking scenery, living heritage and modern cities

Tour Highlights

  • GUARANTEED DEPARTURES.
  • Seven (7) meals - Breakfast (6) & Dinner (1) in Zermatt.
  • Sightseeing includes Zurich, Luzern, Mount Titlis, Interlaken, Bern, Gruyeres, Geneva, Montreux, and Zermatt.
  • Private tour of the same itinerary can be arranged, call for prices.

Magical Switzerland Tour includes

  • Arrival transfer from Zurich Airport to the hotel.
  • Six (6) nights accommodations in 4* hotels throughout.
  • Transportation by car, minivan, or bus for duration (depending on the number of participants).
  • English speaking tour guide on days 04-07 (driver/guide for groups of 7 or less).
  • Regular city tour of Zurich with local English speaking guide.
  • Sightseeing in Luzern, Geneva, Montreaux, Tasch, and Zermatt.
  • Cable car ticket to Mount Titlis.
  • Train ride between Tasch and Zermatt.
  • Luggage handling.
  • Portfolio of travel documents.
Note: This tour includes an English/Spanish speaking tour guide for parties of 8 or more. If the group numbers fall to 7 or below, there will only be a driver/guide. This is a bilingual tour featured in both English and Spanish.

Itinerary

Day 01, Saturday: Arrive Zurich

Arrival in Zurich and transfer to our hotel. You are free to enjoy Zurich independently today (no guide this day). Overnight in Zurich.

Day 02, Sunday: Zurich

In the morning, you enjoy a sightseeing tour of Zurich and its main monuments: take in the fabulous views of the Alps and Lake Zurich from the Höhenstrasse. We will stop briefly in Rapperswil, the quaint City of Roses. On our way back to Zurich, you enjoy a lovely cruise on Lake Zurich (no guide). Arrival at Zürich-Bürkliplatz. Make your own way back to the hotel and overnight. (B)

Day 03, Monday: Zurich - Lucerne - Mount Titlis - Interlaken

Departure for Lucerne. Short sightseeing tour and free time to explore Lucerne on your own. At noon, we continue to Engelberg. Take the rotating Rotair cable car to the top of Mount Titlis and its spectacular glacier (note: you may experience long waits during peak travel times). From an elevation of 3,020 m, visitors enjoy breathtaking views of the Central Alps. In the afternoon, you visit the lakeside town of Brienz and see the talented woodcarving artisans. Continue to Interlaken, at the foot of Mount Jungfrau to overnight. (B)

Day 04, Tuesday: Interlaken - Bern - Gruyeres - Geneva

From Interlaken, we drive along Lake Thun to Bern, located on the Aare River, overlooking the Alps. Visit the city before we continue to Gruyeres, a picturesque village with an impressive medieval castle. Then onto Geneva for overnight. (B)

Day 05, Wednesday: Geneva - Montreux - Zermatt

After breakfast, we enjoy a sightseeing tour of Geneva. We visit the beautiful parks along the lake, the cathedral, and the European headquarters of the UN. We then travel to Lausanne and Montreux with its magnificent Chillon Castle. Free time to visit Montreux. In the afternoon, we explore the Rodano river valley as far as Täsch. From here, we continue by narrow gauge train to Zermatt, nestled at the foot of mighty Mount Matterhorn. Dinner and overnight at our hotel in Zermatt. (B,D)

Day 06, Thursday: Zermatt - Nufenen Pass - Lugano

In the morning, we are free to explore Zermatt at our leisure or undertake an optional excursion to the top of Mount Gornegrat (not included). In the afternoon, we return to Täsch where we board the bus for a spectacular drive over the high Nufenen mountain pass to Airolo for our return to Zurich. Arrival in Zurich at 6:30 pm, ending at our pre-booked hotel, with the end of tour program. We enjoy Zurich independently on our own this evening. (B)

Day 07, Friday: Zurich - U.S.

After breakfast, make your way independently to the airport for your return flight home (unless transfer was purchased at time of deposit). (B)

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Featured Hotels

Magical Switzerland
Swissotel Zurich Zurich
Hotel Interlaken Interlaken
Hotel Ramada Encore Geneva
Hotel Alex Zermatt

Tour Details

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

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

Swisshotel Zurich

Zurich -

Zurich’s tallest four-star luxury hotel, Swissotel Zurich, is conveniently located. Whether you’re in Zurich to explore its winding lanes, its dynamic cultural life or its thriving financial sector, Swissotel Zurich will be your central base. [more]

Hotel Interlaken

Interlaken -

We proudly look back on a long history. Ever since its beginnings in the 14th century Hotel Interlaken has managed to keep its standards. Where in the early days monks and nuns took care of the well-being of the visitors, today it is a motivated and well trained team serving our guests. Over the past years and under the management of the Beutler family, the hotel has been consistently renovated and modernised. Today it presents itself from its best and we are glad to be able to continue the centuries old hospitality. We look forward to welcoming you! [more]

Ramada Encore Geneva

Geneva -

Our contemporary hotel features a bright, colorful design and offers amenities exclusive to the Ramada Encore family, including stylish wood floors, modern bathroom pods and The Hub restaurant, a place to unwind, eat and drink after a long day. [more]

Hotel Alex

Zermatt -

A hotel steeped in tradition in what is surely the world’s most special mountain destination. Discover the unique history of the Resort Hotel Alex – and write your very own chapter. Top-class facilities, gourmet catering and impeccable service: the Alex has it all. The only thing missing is mediocrity. [more]

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
  • Departure transfer
  • Tips to driver/guide

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. We have included a post night at the Swisshotel Zurich. Transfer to the airport on Day 07 is not included and you will need to make your own arrangements to the airport (unless an optional transfer is purchased).