The diversity of the landlocked, mountainous country is the essence of Switzerland and gives the country its unique identity. Still, it is best known for its financial institutions, fine cheeses and chocolate, watch making industry, for its scenery and an excellent network of public transportation
Jewel of Switzerland 02Nights/03Days
1st day : Monday
(Zürich - Lucerne - Grindelwald)
We leave Zurich at 8.00 a.m.. A short drive takes us to the city of Lucerne where we walk over the 14th century wooden bridge, time at leisure and shopping. At noon we cross Bruenig Pass and reach the Bernese Oberland. In the village Brienz you will see the woodcarvers at work and will visit the woodcarver factory JOBIN. Scenic drive along deep blue Lake Brienz to the holiday-resort of Interlaken at foot of Jungfrau mountain. Time at leisure. A short drive will bring you to the beautifully set mountain resort Grindelwald. Overnight in a good first class 4-star hotel, dinner on your own.
We leave Grindelwald in the morning and drive along Lake Thun to direction Gstaad. Time at leisure at the world famous ski-resort Gstaad. A steep downhill road brings you along ringing cowbells through old farmers villages to the city Gruyère in the french speaking part of Switzerland. Passing by green farmland and wineyards we reach Lake Geneva. We visit the Chillon Castle, the 13th century fortress made famous by Lord Byron's poem. A scenic drive takes you through the region Valais, the valley of the river Rhone with its orchards and wineyards. At Taesch we will board a cogwheel train that takes us to the mountain-resort of Zermatt at the foot of mighty Matterhorn. Overnight in a luxury 4-star hotel/5-course dinner included.
3rd day: Wednesday
(Zermatt - Furka Pass - Lake Lucerne - Zurich)
Morning at leisure. Admire the quaint old farmhouses and barns in there unique style. Relax, have a walk along the many walking pads or discover the Gornergrat on a railway ride. In early afternoon we board the train to Taesch where our van is waiting. A breathtaking drive over a mountain passe is awaiting us now! Driving you savely over the winding mountain road, the driver takes you by glaciers and breathtaking waterfalls. On Furkapass you will admire the Ice Castle in the glacier of the river Rhone. A scenic drive along Lake Lucerne will take you back to Zurich at about at 7 p.m.
A hard winter or heavy snowfall (especially in the months April/ May/June/October) can alter the tour program
Alps Spledor Tour 06Nights/07Days
Day 01:Depart from Zurich by train to Lucerne. Overnight at Lucerne.
Day 02:Breakfast at hotel. Full day excursion to Engelberg and Mt.Titlis at 10,000 ft. Return to Lucerne by evening. Overnight at Lucerne.
Day 03:Breakfast at hotel. Rail trip by Brunig Express from Lucerne to Interlaken. (Panoramic seats in 1st class only) Overnight at Interlaken.
Day 04:Breakfast at hotel. Excursion to Jungfrau the highest train station in Europe at 11,333 ft. Impressive views of the snow capped peaks. Return to Interlaken. Overnight stay at Interlaken.
Day 05:Breakfast at Hotel. Travel by train to car free town of Zermatt. Overnight at Zermatt.
Day 06:Breakfast at Hotel. Excursion by cogwheel - railway to Gornergrat where you will have a superb panoramic view of the Mt. Matterhorn, the most famous peak in Switzerland. Overnight at Zermatt.
Day 07:Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed to Zurich or Geneva.
Highlights of Switzerland 07Nights/08Days
Day 01:On arrival at Switzerland, transfer to Geneva - the diplomatic capital of Switzerland. Visit the city of Geneva and the old town. Overnight at Geneva.
Day 02:After breakfast, enjoy the day free.Optional :Boat trip to Laussane or Montreux.Overnight at Geneva.
Day 03:This morning, leave Geneva for the car free resort Zermatt at the foothill of the majestic Matterhorn by train. Visit to Gornergrat. Overnight at Zermatt
Day 04 :Travel from Zermatt to Interlaken by train. Day at leisure to explore Interlaken's hoheweg on your own. Overnight at Interlaken.
Day 5:Excursion to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe. Overnight at Interlaken.
Day 06: A memorable holiday trip by the Golden Pass Panoramic train from Interlaken to the city of lights Lucerne (Panoramic coach seats in 1st class only). Day at leisure or visit the Swiss Transport museum, the IMAX theatre or the Lion Museum on your own. Overnight at Lucerne.
Board the Lake Lucerne cruise from Alpnachstad, then up to Pilatus by the steepest cogwheel railway in the world(from June to end Nov)during winters take the bus from Lucerne to Kriens and further by panoramic gondola from Kriens to Pilatus.Overnight at Lucerne.
Day 08: Return to airport or continue your stay in Switzerland with another holiday package from Switzerland Flexi Tours.