ZERMATT TO ZURICH
Zermatt - Glacier Express - St. Moritz - Bernina Express - Lugano - Swissminiatur - Zurich - Rhine Falls
Valid from 1st Apr 2019 - 24th Nov 2019
Day 01: Zermatt
Arrive at Zurich Airport. Take train to arrive at Zermatt via Visp. Zermatt is a mountain resort with the best views of the world’s most picturesque mountain peaks Matterhorn and Gornergrat. Its main street, Bahnhofstrasse is lined with boutique shops, hotels and restaurants, and also has a lively après-ski scene. Overnight in Zermatt..
Day 02: Zermatt
Day at leisure.
Excursion to Gornergrat @ CHF 44 per person (for details refer page 23)
Excursion to Aletsch Arena @ CHF 22.50 per person (for details refer page 24) Overnight in Zermatt.
Day 03: Zermatt - Glacier Express Train - St. Moritz
Today you board the Glacier Express which is one of the greatest train journeys in the world. You travel from Zermatt to St.Moritz. An 8 hour railway journey across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2033 meters in altitude. Travel in comfort through the unspoilt natural beauty of a landscape. Overnight in St.Moritz.
Day 04: St. Moritz - Bernina Express - Lugano
Today you travel with the Bernina Express of the Rhaetian Railway along the UNESCO World Heritage route. Enjoy an Alpine switchback ride, taking you from a land of towering glaciers to one of swaying palms. It has two legs of journey, first you travel by train until you reach Tirano. And second leg is a bus journey from Tirano to Lugano. Overnight in Lugano.
Day 05: Lugano - Swissminiatur Park
Today you visit Swissminiatur, located in Melide, a 7 minute train ride from Lugano, in the Italian speaking part of Switzerland. Spanning an area of 14,000 sqm the park boasts of more than 120 miniature models of all the Swiss attractions like the Matterhorn, Jungfrau, the Chapel Bridge, Chillon Castle, cathedrals and other buildings of Switzerland. The Park also has a self service restaurant serving Indian cuisine. Overnight in Lugano
Day 06: Lugano - Zurich - FIFA World Football Museum (Included in Swiss Travel Pass)
Check out and take train via Gotthard base tunnel to arrive at Zurich. Check-in and leave to visit the FIFA World Football Museum. The museum is located in Zürich covering approx. 3000 sqm of exhibition space, which examines all aspects of the world of football. An interactive world for everyone. Overnight in Zurich
Day 07: Zurich - Rhine Falls and Miniature World
This morning take train to Neuhausen, and further connect to a short bus ride in order to arrive at Rhine Falls. The Rhine Falls is only 23 meters high but has an impressive width of 150 meters, and an average of 25000 cubic feet of water per second (700m3/sec) plunge over the falls in summer. Experience boat ride to have a closer look of Rhine Falls. Later visit Smilestones located close to the Rhine Falls. Smilestones is Switzerland's biggest indoor miniature world and is being built on an area covering seven tennis courts. Visit the miniature world and uncover the many surprises that it has in store for you. Overnight in Zurich.
Day 08: End of Tour
Return to any Swiss border or Swiss airport or continue your stay in Switzerland on your own
Our price includes
2 nights accommodation each in Zermatt, Lugano & Zurich with breakfast
1 night accommodation in St. Moritz incl. Breakfast
8 days Swiss Travel Pass in 2nd class
Reservation in Glacier Express from Zermatt to St. Moritz
Reservation in Bernina Express from St. Moritz to Tirano and Tirano to Lugano
Entry to Swissminiatur Park & Miniature World Smilestones
Some hotels may charge a local city tax on spot: app. CHF 2–4 per person/night