Best of Switzerland

Delve into the majestic scenery and lakes of Switzerland on a stunning journey that covers all the must-sees of the country!
Delve into the majestic scenery and lakes of Switzerland on a stunning journey that covers all the must-sees of the country! This tour combines the delights of Zurich, Geneva, St. Moritz and Lucerne with plenty of time in the Swiss mountains across gorgeous fairy-tale landscapes. Gaze upon the picture postcard perfect sceneries of Lugano, Lake Como, Nufenen Pass, and Interlaken and witness Swiss history through the medieval towns of Rapperswil and Zermatt!
8 Days from $3699/person CAD
Guided
Honeymoon & Anniversary
Off The Beaten Path
Romantic
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Departures

Departures every Monday from April 25 to October 10, 2022

Included:

  • Accommodation in 4-star hotels (premium 3-star hotel in Geneva)
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Dinner in Zermatt and St. Moritz
  • Bilingual tour-guide throughout the tour (driver-guide for groups of 7 persons or less)
  • Transportation by car, minivan, or bus during the entire tour (depending on the number of participants)
  • Cable car ticket to Mount Titlis
  • Boat ride ticket on Lake Zurich
  • Cogwheel Train from Täsch to Zermatt and vice versa
  • Visits and excursions as mentioned in the itinerary

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change

Optional Extras:

  • Pre and Post Accommodation

Travel Privately

You can request to book this tour privately, travelling only with people you know.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: ZURICH > LUCERNE > MOUNT TITLIS > INTERLAKEN

We leave Zurich at 8.30 a.m. A short drive takes us to the city of Lucerne where we visit the Lion Monument and walk over the 14th-century wooden bridge, time at leisure for shopping and sightseeing. At noon we proceed to the mountain resort of Engelberg. A cable car ride to the summit of Mount Titlis brings you up into the high alpine region with its glaciers and eternal ice, enjoy a magnificent ride in the world's innovative revolving 'ROTAIR' gondola. (Take a warm sweater along).

In the afternoon we cross Brunig Pass to the Bernese Oberland and reach the village Brienz, which is famous for its long tradition of woodcarving. We continue to the holiday resort of Interlaken at the foot of Jungfrau mountain.

Accommodation at the Hotel Interlaken, Interlaken, or similar

DAY 2: INTERLAKEN > BERN > GRUYERES > GENEVA

We leave Interlaken in the morning and drive along beautiful Lake of Thun to the Swiss capital, Bern. The city is attractively set on a steep-sided curve of the River Aare and backed by the majestic Alps. A city tour to the Old Town includes the Clock Tower, Kramgasse, and the 15th century Cathedral of St. Vincent. A drive south takes us to the scenic dairy farmlands, to Gruyeres. A beautiful hilltop town, preserved against time, which could be the magical setting for fairytales with its impressive, medieval Castle. An informative visit to a factory of delicious milk product is a further highlight of our day.

We continue our drive to the Vaud Riviera and reach Geneva, the most cosmopolitan city of Switzerland. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Ramada Encore, Geneva, or similar

DAY 3: GENEVA > MONTREUX > ZERMATT

We start with a city-tour of Geneva this morning. We will show you the beautiful parks along the lake, the unique town-hall and the European seat of the United Nations. In the late morning we leave Geneva and drive to Lausanne and Montreux. We pass by Chillon Castle, the 13th century fortress made famous by Lord Byron's poem and proceed through the Valais, the valley of the river Rhone with its orchards and vineyards. At Täsch we will board a cogwheel train that takes us to the mountain resort of Zermatt at the foot of the mighty Matterhorn. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Alex, Zermatt, or similar

DAY 4: ZERMATT > NUFENEN PASS > LUGANO

Morning at leisure in Zermatt - admire the quaint old farmhouses and barns in their unique style, do some shopping, relax or take an optional cogwheel train up to Gornergrat for a spectacular view of the surrounding snow-covered peaks. Afternoon board the train to Täsch where our bus is waiting to take us over the breathtaking Nufenen Pass into the Italian speaking part of Switzerland, to the garden city of Lugano. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel De La Paix Lugano, Lugano, or similar

DAY 5: LUGANO > LAKE COMO > MALOJA PASS > ST. MORITZ

We leave Lugano and drive along the scenic road to Gandria where we cross the border into Italy. Along the romantic shores of Lake Como via Menaggio to Chiavenna in the lovely Bregaglia Valley. In Castasegna we re-enter to Switzerland and start our ascent along the thirteen hairpin bends over the Maloja Pass. Passing by crystal blue Lake Sils and Silvaplana we reach the world-renowned alpine resort of St. Moritz. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Steffani, St. Moritz, or similar

DAY 6: ST. MORITZ > CHUR > VADUZ > ZURICH

We leave St. Moritz in the morning and cross the Julier Pass to Chur, the oldest town in Switzerland which has a settlement history of over 5000 years. We continue to the capital of the Principality of Liechtenstein and visit Vaduz its capital. This tiny country with the mighty castle, which is the home of the present Prince and his family, attracts visitors from all over the world. In the afternoon we will return to Zurich through the Toggenburg region with its picturesque farmhouses. Arrival in Zurich at approx. 5 p.m. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Renaissance Zurich Tower, Zurich, or similar

DAY 7: ZURICH > RAPPERSWIL > BOATRIDE ON LAKE OF ZURICH

At 10.00 a.m. our bus will pick you up for a tour that shows you the most interesting sights of Zurich and its surroundings. We start with a city-tour of Zurich. Along the Höhenstrasse that offers spectacular views into the Alps, we drive to Rapperswil, the town of the Roses, where you will see the Rosegarden, the castle and the deer park on the Lindenhof. Return to Zurich by boat approx. 4 p.m. - return to your hotel individually. Dinner on your own. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Renaissance Zurich Tower, Zurich, or similar

DAY 8: ZURICH

Breakfast is served at the hotel. Check-out individually no later than 11 a.m. Meals: B


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