By Train Through the Swiss Mountains

Wind through the incredibly scenic Swiss mountains on this 10-night rail tour. Be amazed as you make your way between cities, with free time to explore.

By Train Through the Swiss Mountains

Wind through the incredibly scenic Swiss mountains on this 10-night rail tour. Be amazed as you make your way between cities, with free time to explore.

Tour Highlights

  • Breakfast daily.
  • Incredible sightseeing with train tickets.

By Train Through the Swiss Mountains Tour includes

  • Arrival transfer to the train station.
  • Ten (10) 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.
  • City tour of Zurich including cogwheel train "Dolderbahn."
  • Portfolio of travel documents.

Itinerary

Day 1: Zurich

Arrival in Zurich. Upon arrival one of our drivers will be waiting for you to take you to the hotel and hand over your travel documents. The rest of the day is free to spend at your leisure.

Day 2: Zurich

Today you have a regular city tour in Zurich. Discover this extraordinary city, awarded with the prize as “The city with the best quality of life”. Visit the national museum, the world famous business center at the “Bahnhofstraße”, the clock of the St. Peter with the largest sphere of Europe, the picturesque Guild houses, the famous opera festivals in June and the Zurich lake. Cogwheel (Dolderbahn) train ride to the residencial zone of “Zürichberg” with its villas and parks. You are going to visit the University of Zurich and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich). The most famous student and professor of the universtiy was Albert Einstein. At the end of the day we stop at the old town to visit the Fraumünster church.

Day 3: Zurich - Interlaken

During the afternoon your trip continues to the wonderful city of Interlaken, a city that will leave you breathless. This small city offers a wonderful panorama, located between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, at the feet of the imposing peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.

Day 4: Interlaken - Jungfraujoch - Interlaken

After breakfast you visit one of the top must-see points of Switzerland: The ”Jungfraujoch - The Top of Europe” that has been declared a natural world heritage by the UNESCO. This is Europe’s highest train station, at an elevation of 3.444 m. Once you are at the top, immerse yourself in a fascinating world of ice and snow. Please do not forget to visit the Ice Palace, a unique ice world in the heart of the glacier, an unforgettable experience that you should not miss.

Day 5: Golden Pass Line: Interlaken - Zweisimmen - Montreux

Make your way to the train station and take the train to Zweisimmen, where the Golden Pass Line starts its way to Montreaux. Enjoy the ride and the unforgettable views of some of the most beautiful places in Switzerland while traveling comfortably aboard this scenic train.

Day 6: Montreux - Zermatt

In the morning make your way to the train station and take the local train to Visp. From there the next train will take you to Zermatt, located at the foot of the impressive Mount Matterhorn. In this town cars are banned in order to preserve its original infrastructure.

Day 7: Glacier Express: Zermatt - St. Moritz

After breakfast you board the famous Glacier Express. In the comfortable panorama car you can enjoy spectacular views of the Swiss Alps. St. Moritz is one of the most favourite destinations in Switzerland, regardless of the season of the year this place dazzles you with its beauty, either with a landscape full of snow or with different green shades and summer flowers.

Day 8: Bernina Express: St. Moritz - Tirano - Lugano

In the morning make your way to the train station. The first stop of the day is Tirano. In Tirano you see the wonderful novel palace of the XVII and XVIII centuries, this city is famous for its baroque Marian shrine. Then you continue to Lugano which is well known for its incredible scenery, abundant water, dry and sunny climate as well as its mountains and hills.

Day 9: Gotthard Panorama Express: Lugano - Flüelen - Lucerne

Take the Gotthard Panorama Express train to Flüelen. Here you will board the steamboat that will take you to Lucerne through the incredible landscapes offered by the "Vierwaldstätter See" (Lake Lucerne).

Day 10: Lucerne

Lucerne is one of the most visited tourist destinations in Switzerland. This city has the oldest covered bridge in Europe as well as cobbled streets, baroque churches and historic houses, for example, the luxurious Concert Hall. This famous brigde called “Kapellbrücke” is considered the oldest of Europe and is the icon of this beautiful city.

Day 11: Lucerne - Zurich

Make your way to the train station in Lucerne at your convenience to board the train to Zurich. The tour ends at the Train Station or Aiport in Zurich.

Rates & Hotels

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

Hotels/Plans Available for Departure Dates

By Train through the Swiss Mountains based on 3* hotels
By Train through the Swiss Mountains 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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St. Moritz Hotel

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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.