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Glacier Express

Highlights of Switzerland

(SW9348)
Glacier Express
Discover the natural beauty of Switzerland during this scenic, 7-day rail journey from Zurich to Interlaken. Explore the old town of Lucerne, enjoy an excursion to Mount Pilatus, view one of the famous peaks, Matterhorn, in Gornergrat and experience the top of the Europe in Jungfraujoch.
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Highlights

Panoramic 8-day rail journey from Zurich to Interlaken

Mountain excursions to Mount Pilatus, Gornergrat and Jungfraujoch (unescorted)

Embark on an unforgettable, 8-day rail journey and discover the highlights of Switzerland. This itinerary will take you to the best of Switzerland from the picturesque town of Lucerne to the awe-inspiring Jungfraujoch. Explore Lucerne's well-preserved landmarks including the famous Chapel Bridge, experience the steepest cog-wheel train in the world at Mount Pilatus and take a scenic ride aboard the famous Glacier Express. Adventure awaits you at the jaw-dropping Jungfraujoch. At more than 3,400 metres above sea level, Jungfraujoch is a highlight of every trip to Switzerland.

This tour is available daily from 3 January to 8 October.

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Included

2nd class rail tickets as per itinerary (Swiss Combi Card with half fare discount). Upgrade available.
7-night accommodation in 3-star hotels (upgrade available upon request)
Daily breakfast
Seat reservation on Glacier Express, panoramic carriage
Mountain excursions to Mount Pilatus, Gornergrat and Jungfraujoch (unescorted)

Itinerary

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Day 1
Zürich - Lucerne
Arrival in Switzerland. Transfer by rail to Lucerne. Remainder of day at leisure.
Day 2
Mount Pilatus
Following breakfast enjoy a full day excursion to Mount Pilatus. Start with a cruise across the lake to Alpnachstad, then cogwheel train to the summit. Return by gondola and bus.
Breakfast
Day 3
Lucerne – St. Moritz
Today take the train from Lucerne to St. Moritz remainder of the day at leisure in the resort located 1856 m above sea level in the middle of Upper Engadine lake landscape.
Breakfast
Day 4
St. Moritz - Zermatt (Glacier Express)
Today, you’ll cross 291 bridges and travel through 91 tunnels as you travel to Zermatt. The journey is narrated along the way(on-board earphones).
Breakfast
Day 5
Gornergrat

Breakfast at the hotel. Your excursion today takes you up to the Gornergrat to see one of the most famous peaks in the world, the Matterhorn.

Breakfast
Day 6
Zermatt - Interlaken

Breakfast at the hotel. Today, you continue to Interlaken, the gateway to the Jungfrau Region with the famous three peaks Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.

Breakfast
Day 7
Jungfraujoch
Breakfast at the hotel. Full day excursion to the Jungfraujoch.
Breakfast
Day 8
Interlaken

Your tour will end here following breakfast at the hotel.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
French, Swiss - German, Italian, Romansh
Currency
SWISS FRANC
7 nights
from AUD2,233
per person, twin share
Zürich
3 January - 8 October 2020
Switzerland Brochure
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Important notes

At Mount Pilatus, from January to April, the boat cruise and cogwheel train are not operating. The journey to the mountain will be by bus.

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