Luxury independent Swiss Rail Tour

Premium Swiss Rail Tour for Independent Travellers

Experience the best Switzerland has to offer with this 8-day premium Swiss rail tour visiting unique locations all around the country including a rail journey on the iconic Glacier Express.

Destination: Zurich » Lucerne » Interlaken » St. Moritz » Zermatt » Gornergrat Excursion » Geneva/Zurich

Matterhorn rail package

Swiss Premium map

 

Itinerary

Day 1 | Lucerne
Arrival in Lucerne by train 1st class from Swiss border or airport. Lucerne is a thrilling city to visit! Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 2 | Lucerne
Day at leisure. We recommend an optional excursion to any of the following mountain tops:

  • Mount Titlis – Titlis Rotair, Ice Flyer Chairlift, Glacier Park & Cave
  • Mount Pilatus – The Golden Round Trip
  • Mount Rigi – Queen of the Mountains

Overnight in Lucerne. (B)

Day 3 | Lucerne to Interlaken
Rail journey over the Brünig Pass to Interlaken situated between the Lakes of Thun and Brienz. Overnight in Interlaken. (B)

Day 4 | Excursion to the Jungfraujoch
Excursion to the Jungfraujoch. The Jungfrau Railway takes you up to the Jungfraujoch – at 3454m the highest railway station in Europe! Enjoy breathtaking views of the longest glacier in the Alps. Overnight in Interlaken. (B)

Day 5 | Interlaken to Zermatt
Rail journey through the wonderful Bernese Oberland to Visp and further to Zermatt, Zermatt is the famous car-free alpine resort at the foot of the Matterhorn. Overnight in Zermatt. (B)

Day 6 | Excursion to the Gornergrat
The Gornergrat Bahn, Europe’s highest open-air cogwheel railway, takes you up to the Gornergrat. On the Gornergrat viewing platform you are surrounded by 29 peaks rising to above 4000m. Overnight in Zermatt. (B)

Day 7 | Zermatt – Glacier Express to St. Moritz
Board the Glacier Express and enjoy one of the greatest rail journeys to St. Moritz across a landscape rich in forests, alpine meadows, mountain streams and valleys to Zermatt. Overnight in St. Moritz. (B,L)

Day 8 | Depart St. Moritz
Depart St. Moritz for Swiss border or airport or alternatively continue your stay in Switzerland. (B)

Dates and Rates

Prices are starting from, per person and subject to currency fluctuations

Swiss Premium Tour
Prices from:
3 Star Hotel 4 Star Hotel
Twin Single Twin Single
29 Mar-8 Apr 2018,
7 Jan – 31 Mar 2019
2264 2539 2687 3060
9 Apr  -15 Jun 2018,
18 Sep – 14 Oct 2018,
10 Dec-21 Dec 2018
2281 2556 2704 3077
16 Jun – 17 Sep 2018 2340 2539 2816 3196
Additional night rates for Lucerne, Interlaken, Zermatt
and St. Moritz available on application.
Optional: Mt Pilatus, Mt Rigi, Mt Titlis excursions

Price includes:

    • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: Swiss Premium Tour with 7 first-class rail transfers (from/to Swiss border or airport) including excursions to Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat(2nd class only)
    • 1st class seat reservations on the Glacier Express,
      Golden-Pass Panoramic Lucerne-Interlaken Express
    • Lunch on board the Glacier Express (excluding beverages)
    • 2 nights in Lucerne,
      2 nights in Interlaken,
      2 nights in Zermatt,
      1 night in St Moritz
      in a room with private facilities and breakfast daily
    • Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal coaches and cable cars can be purchased at 25– 50% off the regular fares
    • Service charges, taxes and VAT

Please Note:

  • A one-way only seat reservation per person aboard the Glacier Express train is included in this package.

Does not include:

  • Train seat reservations other than indicated

Hotels

City 3-star hotels 4-star hotels 5-star hotels
Engelberg Crystal
Geneva Strasbourg Cornavin, Montbrillant
Grindelwald Derby Kreuz & Post, Belvedere
Interlaken City Hotel Oberland, Carlton-Europe, Weisses Kreuz, Beau Site, Bernerhof Du Lac, Interlaken, Metropole, Krebs*, Du Nord Lindner Hotel Beau Rivage
Locarno Du Lac, Dell’ Angelo, Garni Muralto, Belvedere
Lucerne Waldstätterhof, Drei Könige,
Des Alpes, Ibis Styles
Art Deco Hotel Montana, Radission Blu,
Ameron Flora, Continental Park
Lugano Contintenal Park, Delfino,
International au Lac, Federale
Lugano Dante Center,
Novotel Lugano-Paridiso, Villa Sassa
Montreux Helvetie Eurotel Montreux,
Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic
St. Moritz Soldanella, Hauser, Laudinella, Bären Art Boutique Monopol ,
Steffani*, Crystal , Reine Victoria
Badrutt’s Palace
Zermatt Sarazena, Bristol, Excelsior, Butterfly Swiss Alpine Hotel Allalin, Alpen Resort, Simi, La Ginabelle, Pollux, Parkhotel Beau Site, Schlosshotel Zermatt
Zurich Comfort Royal, Rütl, Montana Central Plaza, Glockenhof, Marktgasse

*4-star PREMIUM

To book or enquire call 02 9997 1277 or email info@newporttravel.com.au