Places covered: Zermatt, Matterhorn ,Interlaken , Lucerne, Mt. Pilatus, Zurich
Duration: 7Nights/ 8Days
On arrival Zurich, take your train to Zermatt a municipality in the district of Visp in the German-speaking section of the canton of Valais in Switzerland which is famed as a mountaineering and ski resort of the Swiss Alps. This is a car-free village and you could only see horse-drawn carriages and electric cars. Check into the hotel and relax for the day. Overnight stay at your hotel, Zermatt
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. Today proceed for a day excursion to Matterhorn by cogwheel railway up to the Gornergrat. Enjoy the superb panoramic view of the Matterhorn- a mountain in the Pennine Alps on the border between Switzerland and Italy, Mont Blanc and other snow-capped peaks rising to above 4000 m/13’000 ft. The Matterhorn is an iconic emblem of the Alps in general. Return to Hotel and overnight stay at your hotel, Zermatt.
After breakfast, make your way to Interlaken via Brig and Spiez. Interlaken, one of the oldest and most popular tourist destinations in Switzerland, lies in the Bernese Oberland on an alluvial plain, between Lakes Thun and Lake Brienz. Spend your time stroll past the Hoheweg – a 700-meter long boulevard with its quaint cafés, souvenir shops and designer boutiques. Overnight stay at your hotel in Interlaken.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Today relax at the hotel or go for an optional tour of Jungfraujoch-Top of Europe which is around 3454 metres above sea level. It is the highest railway station in Europe. Visit the Ice Palace and Sphinx Terraces offering spectacular views of the Aletsch Glacier- the longest glacier in the Alps. Overnight stay at your hotel in Interlaken.
Today, after breakfast take your train from Interlaken to the city of lights- Lucerne, a picturesque city located at Lake Lucerne, where you can see Lowendenkmal- Lion Monument, built-in memory of the loyal Swiss guards. Check into the hotel; relax, then proceed to visit the Swiss Transport Museum, IMAX Theatre, Chapel Bridge and the Spreuerbrucke- traditional wooden bridges of Lucerne. Overnight stay at your hotel, Lucerne.
Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Then proceed for an excursion to Pilatus – The Dragon Mountain which is closer to your stay. The top can be reached with the Pilatus Railway, the worlds steepest cogwheel railway from Alpnachstad which is operating from May to November (depending on snow conditions). In winter you can go by aerial panorama gondolas and aerial cableways from Kriens which is operational every day. Return to your hotel and relax for the day or go for shopping. Overnight stay at your hotel, Lucene
After breakfast, today take a train journey (50 min) to Zurich- the largest city of the Swiss Confederation. Its history goes back to its founding by the Romans dating back more than 6400 years ago. Zurich is a leading global city and houses a large number of financial institutions and banking giants. Check into the hotel then visit the Swiss National Museum, historical Limmatquai, St. Peter’s church with the largest clock-face in Europe and many more. Overnight stay at your hotel, Zurich
After breakfast, check-out of your hotel and you will be dropped at the Zurich airport for your return journey.
Thank you for the lovely trip arranged by you to switzerland. We had a wonderful time without any hassle. The reservation at the hotel, the vehicle for sightseeing, the itinerary everything was perfect.