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13D12N Alpine Adventure Bernina Glacier Express (6060)

13D12N Alpine Adventure Bernina Glacier Express (6060)

Per Pax
From: $12139 $2389 From: €2658 €2275 From: £2282 £1953 From: RM12139 RM10386 From: CAD3617 CAD3095 From: SGD3872 SGD3313 From: AUD4030 AUD3448 From: HKD21996 HKD18819
Munich

Adventure is knocking. Turn "never thought I would" into "glad I did" with a budget-friendly tour that includes all the essentials plus a great mix of included excursions and free time. We know why you travel. We know that another day in an amazing destination means more than a fancy chocolate on a pillow! Cosmos travel experts still insist that you enjoy comfortable, clean and attractive hotels; a professional Tour Director; guided sightseeing of must-see sights; and seamless transportation that makes getting there half the fun!

Cities to Visit: Munich - Innsburck - Cortina d'Ampezzo - Bolzano - St. Moritz - Lake Como - Turin - Tasch - Lucerne - Zurich
Language: English

Tour Deal

~ Matta Fair Offer (20 Aug - 12 Sep 2022): Save up to 7.5% + 7.5%
~ HSBC cardholder member discount: Save up to 10%
** Both offers are NOT COMBINABLE **


Booking Period: from August 20, 2022 till September 12, 2022
Travel Period: from Now till September 26, 2023
Tour Highlight
~ Linderhof Castle, Germany
~ Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy
~ Bernina Express, Switzerland
~ Lake Como, Italy
~ Aosta Valley, Italy
~ Glacier Express Train
What To Expect
The breathtaking Alps span the borders of several European countries, and this holiday gives you the opportunity to see the best of the alpine region. This scenic Alps tour includes overnights in Munich, the Innsbruck area, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Bolzano, St. Moritz, Lake Como, Turin, Täsch, the Lucerne area, and Zurich. Every day you’ll marvel at stunning scenery: lush dairy pastures, picturesque quaint villages, imposing peaks and enchanting forests.

One of the highlights of this Alps tour is a memorable trip aboard the Glacier Express from Zermatt to glitzy St. Moritz. From your train windows, marvel at the thundering waterfalls, impressive snow-capped peaks, glacial ice fields, forests, lush meadows, and picture-perfect villages. Passing over hundreds of bridges and through dozens of tunnels, this is Switzerland’s most famous mountain railway along with the journey aboard the Bernina Express from St Moritz to Tirano, Italy. Traveling on the highest railway across the Alps, witness glistening glaciers, stunning mountain streams, and alpine scenery. You will have many opportunities to practice your photographic skills on this amazing Alps tour designed for savvy travellers! It’s a dream holiday!
  • Day 1: ARRIVE IN MUNICH AREA, GERMANY.

    Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore this delightful Bavarian capital. This evening, meet up with your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

  • Day 2: MUNICH AREA-LINDERHOF CASTLE-INNSBRUCK AREA, AUSTRIA.

    A fascinating itinerary today. First, see Munich's most famous square Marienplatz, then head south to visit Linderhof Castle-the smallest of the three Bavarian fairytale palaces commissioned by King Ludwig II and inspired by Louis XIV's Versailles. The rococo-style Linderhof is surrounded by splendid Italian Renaissance gardens. Continue into Austria through the scenic Inn Valley to Innsbruck to admire its fascinating town centre and historic Golden Roof.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3: INNSBRUCK AREA-NOVACELLA, ITALY-BRUNICO-CORTINA D'AMPEZZO.

    Crossing from the Austrian to the Italian Tyrol, witness glorious alpine landscapes as you head to visit Novacella Abbey, a Baroque masterpiece still inhabited by Augustinian monks. Also stop in Brunico, a picturesque town combining international flair with alpine traditions. Feast on breathtaking views as you travel through the splendid Dolomites, UNESCO World Heritage Site, to the celebrated winter resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 4: CORTINA D'AMPEZZO-LAKE CAREZZA-BOLZANO.

    This morning, travel through the spectacular Dolomites, then over Falzarego and Pordoi Passes. Stop at enchanting Lake Carezza to admire its brilliant rainbow colours. Search for the beautiful mermaid who, according to legend, hid here from the romantic pursuits of a powerful wizard. On to Bolzano, home to the famous "Ice Man" from the Bronze Age.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 5: BOLZANO-GLORENZA-ST. MORITZ, SWITZERLAND.

    Enjoy Glorenza, the smallest fortified city in Tyrol and ideally situated where Switzerland, Austria, and Italy meet. Via Tubre Pass, descend into Engadine National Park's 66 square miles of unspoiled nature with deep blue lakes, airy larch forests that turn golden in the fall, 12,000- foot-high peaks, and quaint villages with characteristic Grisons-style homes. Continue to glamourous St. Moritz, the oldest and most famous winter resort in the world.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6: AT LEISURE IN ST. MORITZ.

    A whole day to do as you please in this stylish Swiss spa resort, known for its stunning mountain scenery, hiking opportunities, and superb shopping.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 7: ST. MORITZ-BERNINA EXPRESS TO TIRANO, ITALY-LAKE COMO.

    Today, experience a memorable trip aboard the Bernina Express. Crossing the Alps to Tirano in Italy, this spectacular rail journey takes you to altitudes greater than 7,000 feet. Later, rejoin your motorcoach and head to the shores of Lake Como, Italy's third-largest lake and one of the deepest in Europe.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 8: LAKE COMO-TURIN.

    Travel through the Po Valley to Turin, birthplace of Fiat automobiles and home to the legendary Holy Shroud. Upon arrival, visit all the major sites with a Local Guide. This evening, consider an optional dinner.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 9: TURIN-AOSTA-MARTIGNY, SWITZERLAND-SION-TASCH.

    A pleasant drive through the Aosta Valley, known as the smallest region in Italy and a favourite winter sports area. Enter Switzerland via ancient Martigny and Sion, through one of the Swiss wine-making regions, then head to charming Tasch in the Zermatt area.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 10: TASCH-ZERMATT-TASCH.

    Take a short train ride to Zermatt, and spend the entire day in this well-known mountain resort, situated in the shadow of the legendary Matterhorn. Stroll along the narrow, traffic-free streets lined with a variety of shops, cafes, and bars. Enjoy an optional ride on Europe's highest rack railway to 10,272-foot Gornergrat for breathtaking views of the Alps.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 11: TASCH-GLACIER EXPRESS TRAIN TO ANDERMATT-LUCERNE AREA.

    Today, another highlight of your tour: the world-renowned Glacier Express. Board Switzerland's most famous mountain railway, which passes over hundreds of bridges and through dozens of tunnels to give unique panoramic views of the Swiss Alps and surrounding valleys, forests, alpine meadows, rushing streams, and picture-perfect villages. Ride the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Andermatt at the St. Gotthard massif, 4,711 feet above sea level. Rejoin your motorcoach for the descent into the dramatically different landscape of the lovely Lucerne area.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 12: LUCERNE AREA-INTERLAKEN-BERNE-ZURICH.

    Cross Brunig Pass and continue to Interlaken. Along the way, take photos of the Jungfrau massif with its three legendary peaks: Jungfrau, Monch, and Eiger. Travel through some of the country's best farmland to the Swiss capital, Berne, where sightseeing includes the bear park and the Federal Palace. Then, continue to Zurich.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 13: DEPART ZURICH

    Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 12 nights accommodation
~ Daily breakfast & 4 dinners
~ Professional Tour Director
~ Headsets throughout the tour

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance & Visa
~ Tipping
~ Airport transfer
~ Safety net protection

Where to Visits

Information

~ Matta Fair Offer (20 Aug - 12 Sep 2022): Save up to 7.5% + 7.5%
~ HSBC cardholder member discount: Save up to 10%
** Both offers are NOT COMBINABLE **


Booking Period: from August 20, 2022 till September 12, 2022
Travel Period: from Now till September 26, 2023
Tour Highlight
~ Linderhof Castle, Germany
~ Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy
~ Bernina Express, Switzerland
~ Lake Como, Italy
~ Aosta Valley, Italy
~ Glacier Express Train
What To Expect
The breathtaking Alps span the borders of several European countries, and this holiday gives you the opportunity to see the best of the alpine region. This scenic Alps tour includes overnights in Munich, the Innsbruck area, Cortina d’Ampezzo, Bolzano, St. Moritz, Lake Como, Turin, Täsch, the Lucerne area, and Zurich. Every day you’ll marvel at stunning scenery: lush dairy pastures, picturesque quaint villages, imposing peaks and enchanting forests.

One of the highlights of this Alps tour is a memorable trip aboard the Glacier Express from Zermatt to glitzy St. Moritz. From your train windows, marvel at the thundering waterfalls, impressive snow-capped peaks, glacial ice fields, forests, lush meadows, and picture-perfect villages. Passing over hundreds of bridges and through dozens of tunnels, this is Switzerland’s most famous mountain railway along with the journey aboard the Bernina Express from St Moritz to Tirano, Italy. Traveling on the highest railway across the Alps, witness glistening glaciers, stunning mountain streams, and alpine scenery. You will have many opportunities to practice your photographic skills on this amazing Alps tour designed for savvy travellers! It’s a dream holiday!
  • Day 1: ARRIVE IN MUNICH AREA, GERMANY.

    Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free to explore this delightful Bavarian capital. This evening, meet up with your Tour Director and fellow travellers.

  • Day 2: MUNICH AREA-LINDERHOF CASTLE-INNSBRUCK AREA, AUSTRIA.

    A fascinating itinerary today. First, see Munich's most famous square Marienplatz, then head south to visit Linderhof Castle-the smallest of the three Bavarian fairytale palaces commissioned by King Ludwig II and inspired by Louis XIV's Versailles. The rococo-style Linderhof is surrounded by splendid Italian Renaissance gardens. Continue into Austria through the scenic Inn Valley to Innsbruck to admire its fascinating town centre and historic Golden Roof.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 3: INNSBRUCK AREA-NOVACELLA, ITALY-BRUNICO-CORTINA D'AMPEZZO.

    Crossing from the Austrian to the Italian Tyrol, witness glorious alpine landscapes as you head to visit Novacella Abbey, a Baroque masterpiece still inhabited by Augustinian monks. Also stop in Brunico, a picturesque town combining international flair with alpine traditions. Feast on breathtaking views as you travel through the splendid Dolomites, UNESCO World Heritage Site, to the celebrated winter resort of Cortina d'Ampezzo.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 4: CORTINA D'AMPEZZO-LAKE CAREZZA-BOLZANO.

    This morning, travel through the spectacular Dolomites, then over Falzarego and Pordoi Passes. Stop at enchanting Lake Carezza to admire its brilliant rainbow colours. Search for the beautiful mermaid who, according to legend, hid here from the romantic pursuits of a powerful wizard. On to Bolzano, home to the famous "Ice Man" from the Bronze Age.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 5: BOLZANO-GLORENZA-ST. MORITZ, SWITZERLAND.

    Enjoy Glorenza, the smallest fortified city in Tyrol and ideally situated where Switzerland, Austria, and Italy meet. Via Tubre Pass, descend into Engadine National Park's 66 square miles of unspoiled nature with deep blue lakes, airy larch forests that turn golden in the fall, 12,000- foot-high peaks, and quaint villages with characteristic Grisons-style homes. Continue to glamourous St. Moritz, the oldest and most famous winter resort in the world.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 6: AT LEISURE IN ST. MORITZ.

    A whole day to do as you please in this stylish Swiss spa resort, known for its stunning mountain scenery, hiking opportunities, and superb shopping.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 7: ST. MORITZ-BERNINA EXPRESS TO TIRANO, ITALY-LAKE COMO.

    Today, experience a memorable trip aboard the Bernina Express. Crossing the Alps to Tirano in Italy, this spectacular rail journey takes you to altitudes greater than 7,000 feet. Later, rejoin your motorcoach and head to the shores of Lake Como, Italy's third-largest lake and one of the deepest in Europe.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 8: LAKE COMO-TURIN.

    Travel through the Po Valley to Turin, birthplace of Fiat automobiles and home to the legendary Holy Shroud. Upon arrival, visit all the major sites with a Local Guide. This evening, consider an optional dinner.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 9: TURIN-AOSTA-MARTIGNY, SWITZERLAND-SION-TASCH.

    A pleasant drive through the Aosta Valley, known as the smallest region in Italy and a favourite winter sports area. Enter Switzerland via ancient Martigny and Sion, through one of the Swiss wine-making regions, then head to charming Tasch in the Zermatt area.

    : Breakfast, Dinner
  • Day 10: TASCH-ZERMATT-TASCH.

    Take a short train ride to Zermatt, and spend the entire day in this well-known mountain resort, situated in the shadow of the legendary Matterhorn. Stroll along the narrow, traffic-free streets lined with a variety of shops, cafes, and bars. Enjoy an optional ride on Europe's highest rack railway to 10,272-foot Gornergrat for breathtaking views of the Alps.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 11: TASCH-GLACIER EXPRESS TRAIN TO ANDERMATT-LUCERNE AREA.

    Today, another highlight of your tour: the world-renowned Glacier Express. Board Switzerland's most famous mountain railway, which passes over hundreds of bridges and through dozens of tunnels to give unique panoramic views of the Swiss Alps and surrounding valleys, forests, alpine meadows, rushing streams, and picture-perfect villages. Ride the Glacier Express from Zermatt to Andermatt at the St. Gotthard massif, 4,711 feet above sea level. Rejoin your motorcoach for the descent into the dramatically different landscape of the lovely Lucerne area.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 12: LUCERNE AREA-INTERLAKEN-BERNE-ZURICH.

    Cross Brunig Pass and continue to Interlaken. Along the way, take photos of the Jungfrau massif with its three legendary peaks: Jungfrau, Monch, and Eiger. Travel through some of the country's best farmland to the Swiss capital, Berne, where sightseeing includes the bear park and the Federal Palace. Then, continue to Zurich.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 13: DEPART ZURICH

    Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~ 12 nights accommodation
~ Daily breakfast & 4 dinners
~ Professional Tour Director
~ Headsets throughout the tour

Whats Excluded
~ International air ticket
~ Travel insurance & Visa
~ Tipping
~ Airport transfer
~ Safety net protection

Per Pax
From: $12139 $2389 From: €2658 €2275 From: £2282 £1953 From: RM12139 RM10386 From: CAD3617 CAD3095 From: SGD3872 SGD3313 From: AUD4030 AUD3448 From: HKD21996 HKD18819
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Cancellation Policy

~ 46 days or more prior to departure: deposit forfeited
~ 45 – 22 days prior to departure: 20% of total price
~ 21 – 8 days prior to departure: 30% of total price
~ 7 – 1 days prior to departure: 50% of total price
~ On scheduled departure and later: 100% of total price


Payment Terms

~ Deposit must be received within 7 days of booking.
~ Balance payment must be made 45 days prior to departure.
~ Booking made within 45 days prior to departure require full payment at the time of booking.