MAGICAL SWITZERLAND ESCORTED TOUR

8 day /6 night tour - with guaranteed departures!


Highlights

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 & Dinner.
  • Sightseeing includes Zurich, Luzern, Mount Titlis, Interlaken, Bern, Gruyeres, Geneva, Montreux and Zermatt.
  • Maximum group size of twenty four (24) participants.
  • Private tour of same itinerary can be arranged, call for prices.

Magical Switzerland Tour Includes

  • Arrival transfer from Zurich Airport to hotel on day 02.
  • Six (6) nights accommodations in 4 * hotels throughout.
  • Breakfast daily, except for morning of arrival).
  • One (1) dinner in Zermatt.
  • Transportation by car, minivan or bus for duration (depending on 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.
  • Cruise on Lake Zurich (no 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.

Itinerary

Day 01, Friday: U.S. - Zurich

Depart U.S. for your overnight flight to Zurich, Switzerland. Dinner will be served on board. Tours purchased on a land only basis begin on day 02.

Day 02, 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 03, 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. Accommodation at the Hotel Swissôtel Zürich.

Day 04, 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. Accommodation at the Hotel Interlaken.

Day 05, 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.

Day 06, 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.

Day 07, 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.

Day 08, Friday: Zurich - U.S.

After breakfast, make your way to the airport for your return flight home.

Optionals

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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
  • 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) month from date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date one would depart from the US. Tour begins in Europe one day later.

Post night hotel is at the Swiss Hotel. You will need to make arrangements in your own to get to the airport. Please arrive 3 hours prior to departure for international flight.

 
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