10 Day Switzerland by Rail with Flights

10 Day Switzerland by Rail with Flights

Trip Highlights

  • Flights Montreal-Geneva, Zurich-Montreal
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 8 nights accommodations in your choice of hotels
    • 2 nights Geneva
    • 2 nights Zermatt
    • 2 nights Interlaken
    • 2 nights Lucerne
  • Transportation between cities via Standard rail
  • Breakfast daily

Detailed Itinerary

DAY 1, Monday – Depart for Switzerland
Depart for Switzerland

DAY 2, Tuesday – Arrive in Geneva
Arrive in cosmopolitan Geneva and transfer to your hotel independently. Balance of the day is at leisure
Overnight: Geneva

DAY 3, Wednesday – Full Day in Geneva
Spend the day at leisure to discover Geneva. Perhaps, join the afternoon optional Geneva City Tour. Begin at the international section of the city with its United Nations Office. Then, view Geneva’s spectacular sights including the beautiful Jet d’Eau, Floral Clock and Reformation Monument. Continue to the charming Old Town to discover landmarks like the Palace of Nations and St Pierre Cathedral. Spend the remainder of the afternoon at leisure to explore this dynamic city, strung along the shores of Europe’s largest Alpine lake
Optional: Geneva City Tour (PM)
Overnight: Geneva
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Thursday – Train to Zermatt
Today, head to Geneva’s railway station. Travel by train through the majestic Alps to the world-renowned mountain resort of Zermatt. Arrive and transfer independently to your hotel
Overnight: Zermatt
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Friday – Full Day in Zermatt
Enjoy a full day at leisure in this quaint Swiss village. Its location, at the foot of the Matterhorn and in the middle of an enormous hiking and ski region, makes Zermatt one of the world’s most attractive alpine year-round destinations. Take a leisurely stroll through the traffic-free village and explore the bountiful gift shops and fashionable boutiques. Or, take one of the many alpine cars, gondolas or cog railways to further admire the stunning views of glaciers and summits
Overnight: Zermatt
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Saturday – Train to Interlaken
Depart Zermatt today and travel by train to the picturesque town of Interlaken located in the heart of Switzerland between lakes and mountains. Marvel at the stunning scenery, as you pass striking ice-capped mountains, and stone-built villages. Arrive in Interlaken, and transfer independently to your hotel
Overnight: Interlaken
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Sunday – Full Day in Interlaken
Today is free to explore the resort town of Interlaken, located in the mountainous Bernese Oberland region of central Switzerland. Perhaps, participate in the optional Full Day Jungfraujoch tour. Embark on an unforgettable journey to Jungfraujoch Top of Europe. Travel to Grindelwald in the Bernese Alps and board a gondola to Eiger Glacier station. From there, change to a cogwheel train that takes you to the peak of Jungfraujoch, at an elevation of 11,332 feet above sea level. Marvel at the breathtaking scenery that surrounds you including the world-famous triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. While on the top, experience the majestic alpine wonderland of snow and endless ice. Free time to explore before the descent by cogwheel train and your return to Interlaken
Optional: Full Day Jungfraujoch (AM)
Overnight: Interlaken
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Monday – Train to Lucerne
At the Interlaken railway station, board the train to Lucerne. You will be awed by the stunning alpine scenery as the train winds over dramatic bridges, tunnels, across forests, and mountain lakes. Arrive in Lucerne and transfer independently to your hotel
Overnight: Lucerne
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 9, Tuesday – Full Day in Lucerne
Spend the day at leisure to explore this city set on Lake Lucerne dotted with fine international restaurants and outdoor cafes. Participate in the optional Half Day Mt. Titlis tour. Depart Lucerne and drive to the alpine town of Engelberg. Board the Rotair revolving cable car for a spectacular ride up to the top of Mount Titlis, one of the most scenic destinations in Switzerland. When you reach the summit, at an altitude of over 9,800 feet, marvel at the awe-inspiring Alpine vistas. Free time to explore Mount Titlis on your own before returning to Lucerne
Optional: Half Day Mt. Titlis (PM)
Overnight: Lucerne
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Wednesday – Depart Switzerland
Transfer independently to the airport in Zurich for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

*Price displayed in US dollars, per person, double occupancy, Applicable to October 17, 2017 departure, other dates available at various prices. Includes return airfare from Montreal plus domestic flights, airport taxes, transfers, accommodations, certain meals plus sightseeing & entrance fees as per itinerary. OPC Indemnity Fund fee of $1 per $1,000 of travel products sold is additional. Limited space, other conditions and restrictions may apply. Not all travel dates available. Subject to change or cancellation at any time. Book before June 07, 2017