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• Get know all the panoramic trains of Switzerland • Jungfraujoch- the highest train station in Europe at 3.454 m • Enjoy a steam boat ride on the wonderful Lake Lucerne
Detailed Itinerary

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

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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 greenshades and summer flowers.

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.

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).

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

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.

Inclusions

Accommodation in the hotel category of choice
Daily buffet breakfast
Train tickets as mentioned in 2nd class
Train Ticket for Jungfraujoch
Reserved seats for the scenic train in 2nd class Golden Pass (Interlaken Ost,
Zweisimmen - Montreux), Glacier Express (Zermatt - St. Moritz), Bernina
Express (St. Moritz - Tirano), Bernina
Express Bus (Tirano - Lugano)
Reserved seats 1st class Gotthard
Panoramic Express: Lugano - Flüelen
Steamboat from Flüelen - Lucerne
Transfer In Zurich on day 1
Regular city tour Zurich with English speaking local guide, including cogwheel train “Dolderbahn”

Exclusions

International airfares
Optional activities
Other meals, drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not specified on the program
Personal equipment
Travel insurance
Gratuities
Voluntary tips for guides or drivers
Travel and medical insurance
Any items not mentioned as included

Notes

*The Jungfraujoch train only offers 2nd class

The Gotthard Panorama Express runs from Tuesday to Sunday, from Apr 17 to Oct 24, 2021

City Taxes to be paid by guest at Hotel

Trip Highlights

Zurich - Interlaken - Jungfraujoch - (Golden Pass Line: Interlaken - Zweisimmen - Montreux) - Glacier Express: Zermatt - St. Moritz - (Bernina Express: St. Moritz - Tirano - Lugano) - Gotthard Panorama Express: Lugano - Flüelen - Lucerne -

Departure Period

18 Apr, 2021 to 14 Oct, 2021
AUD 4,667 P P twin share
AUD 5,627 P P single

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