SWISS PREMIUM RAIL TOUR

Swiss Premium Tour 
Independent Rail Packages  

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

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

Matterhorn rail package

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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
9 Jan – 31 Mar 2017 2194 2428 2653 3034
1 – 16 Apr 2017 2199 2422 2552 2912
17 Apr – 12 May 2017 2112 2377 2517 2877
13 May – 30 Sep 2017 2112 2411 2552 2912
1 – 22 Oct 2017 2036 2259 2400 2788
10 – 24 Dec 2017 2112 2377 2517 2877
8 Jan – 28 Mar 2018 2199 2422 2552 2912
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

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