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Program Type

Private touring

Vehicle Type for Touring

Car or Small Van AC

Detailed Itinerary

Travel from Zurich to Montreux. On the way stop to visit a local cheese maker in Gruyeres where you learn more about the cheese production. Then visit the Cailler Chocolate Factory with a chocolate tasting. Arrival in Montreux, which is a lovely city located on the shores of Lake Geneva

In the morning take the railway up to Rochers-de-Naye (2.000 m). A singular panoramic view awaits: over the Swiss and French Alps from Eiger to MontBlanc and further to Lake Geneva. Later continue to visit the wonderful Chillon Castle whose photos are present in almost each of Switzerland’s calendars. Next go to Lausanne. Lausanne is a picturesque city located on the shores of Lake Geneva surrounded by vineyards. Panoramic city tour and return to Montreux.

Travel to Zermatt. On our way we pass through the wine area of Sion. Then continue through the valley of the Rodano river to Täsch. Here you board a train to Zermatt, which is located at the foot of the impressive Mount Cervin.

Free day to take an optional tour to the “Matterhorn Glacier Paradise”, board the cable car to the top of the 3.883 meter “little” Matterhorn to enjoy a breathtaking view of Mount Cervin which is located just on the opposite side. A visit to the highest ice palace of the world is going to make this tour an extraordinary experience

After breakfast return to Täsch by train. Today the route takes you over the Nufenenpass to later arrive in Lugano, which is located in Ticino, the italian speaking part of Switzerland. On a walking city tour you can discover this beautiful city and its historic center. Relax at the mediterranean squares or take a stroll along the boardwalk on the shores of Lake Lugano.

Tour to the impressive Verzasca Valley, located in the mountains above Lugano. It highlights the dam of Verzasca and the picturesque bridge of “Ponte de Salti” that crosses the magical jade green waters of the river. Continue to Ascona. Stroll through the narrow streets with its old houses, boutiques, restaurants and art galleries. In the afternoon return to Lugano

After breakfast travel to Bellinzona, the Ticino’s capital. This historic city is well known for its impressive medievals castles that are part of the UNESCO World Heritage. Visit the Castelgrande Castle. On the way back to Zurich stop in Giornico, a city with incredible cultural heritage. The tour ends at the hotel or at the airport in Zurich

Inclusions

Accommodation in the hotel category of choice
Daily buffet breakfast & City Tax
Transportation by car or minivan during the entire tour
English speaking driver-guide during the entire tour
Visits and excursions as mentioned
Train ticket cog-railway Montreux - Rochers-de Naye - Montreux
Admission to Chillon Castle and to Castelgrande Castle (Bellinzona)
Visit to a local cheese maker in Gruyeres and the Chocolate factory
Train ticket Täsch-Zermatt-Täsch in 2nd class

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

Rates available on request for self drive without guide

Departure Period

01 Jan, 2020 to 31 Mar, 2021
AUD 9,014 P P twin share
AUD 9,907 P P single

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