If you’ve ever sung the words, “climb every mountain” and meant it - then this Rail Adventure is for you. Leave your crampons at home - you’re traveling in high style aboard the scenic trifecta of Swiss trains.
Day 1 : Lucerne
Arrival in Lucerne by train 2nd class from the Swiss border or airport.
Day 2 : Lugano
Train journey from Lucerne to Lugano 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. Overnight in Lugano.
Day 3 : Lugano
Time at leisure in Lugano. Enjoy the mediterranean atmosphere in the southern part of Switzerland. Stroll along the lakeside promenade or go up to Monte Bre or San Salvatore. Overnight in Lugano.
Day 4 : St. Moritz
Departure by the famous Bernina Express (coach) to Tirano (Italy). From there by train over the Mount Bernina to St. Moritz. This exciting trip takes you through three cultures from palm trees across the regions of eternal snow to the valley of the young Rhine. Overnight in St. Moritz.
Day 5 : St. Moritz
Day off for excursions. Overnight in St. Moritz.
Day 6 : Zermatt
Today you board the Glacier Express which is one of the greatest train journeys in the world. You travel from St.Moritz to Zermatt. On an 8 hour railway journey the world’s slowest express train takes you across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2'033 metres in altitude. Travel in comfort through the unspoilt natural beauty of a landscape rich in ancient, fragrant mountain forests, peaceful Alpine meadows, rushing mountain streams and mountain valleys, soaked in tradition and centuries old culture. (Optional lunch - if required, please indicate on the booking request). Overnight in Zermatt.
Day 7 : Zermatt
Full day at leisure in Zermatt. Overnight in Zermatt.
Day 8 : Return to Swiss Borber
Departure to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.
Inclusions in tour are as follows:
Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi : Rail Adventure ( 5 transfers ) in 2nd class from /to Swiss Border or airport.
Seat reservation for Bernina Express (coach and train) and Glacier Express.
1 night in Lucerne, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast.
2 nights in Lugano, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast.
2 nights in St. Moritz, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast.
2 nights in Zermatt, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast.
Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal- coaches and cable cars can be purchased at 25-50% of the regular fares
Some hotels may charge a local city tax on spot : appx. CHF 2-4 per person / night.
Followings are not included in tour:
Meals other than those indicated above, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls & expenses of personal nature.
Airfare, airport tax, visa, travel and health insurance.
Local Transfers from Airport/Railway Station to Hotel and Exucursion Sites or vice-versa at places mentioned above.