Swiss journey by rail is an invitation to relax, enjoy and really take in all the splendors of Switzerland. You don’t have to worry about high gas prices, getting lost or keeping your eyes on the road instead of the scenery. All you need to do is enjoy. No matter where your interests lie, we have created four suggested Grand Train Tours of Switzerland.
Day 1 : Interlaken
Rail journey from Zurich Airport via Lucerne to Interlaken. Overnight in Interlaken.
Day 2 : Interlaken
After breakfast a highlight of your visit to Switzerland awaits you. Excursion to the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe. The highest railway station in Europe is located 3454 m / 11’333 ft. Visitors gain access to a high Alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock, which they can admire from the viewing platforms on the Aletsch Glacier or in the Ice Palace. The railway journey to the Jungfraujoch is an experience which leads through the Eiger and the Monch. At the Eismeer and Eigerwand intermediate stations, visitors can enjoy the wonderful view from the Eiger North Face.
And don’t miss following Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe attractions :
Alpine Sensation : The Alpine Adventure Trip
Sphinx - 3571 m above sea level : Sphinx - the most breathtaking views from the Top of Europe
Jungfrau Panorama : 4-minute 360’ Jungfrau region cinema experience
Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven : The Lindt & Sprungli Adventure World of the highest elevation
Ice Palace : A unique world of ice in the heart of Jungfraujoch
Snow Fun - Top of Europe : Fun and games in the world of Glaciers
Overnight in Interlaken.
Day 3 : Montreux
Train ride to Zweisimmen. Change to the GoldenPass Panoramic train (or optional GoldenPass Classic) for this memorable trip to Montreux on the shore of Lake Geneva. You find yourself among alpine forests, bubbling mountain springs and picturesque mountain villages. Overnight in Montreux.
Day 4 : Zermatt
Today you board the train to Zermatt, the marvellous alpine resort at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn. Overnight in Zermatt.
Day 5 : St. Moritz
Board the Glacier Express and enjoy one of the greatest rail journeys in the world. The Glacier Express takes you across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2033 m to St. Moritz. Over - night in St. Moritz.
Day 6 : Lugano
The Bernina Express of the Rhaetian Railway takes you along its the UNESCO World Heritage route. Enjoy an Alpine switchback ride, taking you from a land of towering glaciers to one of swaying palms. Overnight in Lugano.
Day 7 : Lucerne
Train journey from Lugano to Lucerne. Experience the new Gotthard Base Tunnel – with its 57 kilometres it is the longest train tunnel in the world. It takes only 17 minutes to travel this fast flat-track route under the Alpine massif in the heart of Europe. Over - night in Lucerne.
Day 8 : Return to Swiss Borber
Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request
Inclusions in tour are as follows:
Followings are not included in tour: