Day 1:ARRIVE IN ZURICH, SWITZERLAND.
Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore Zurich on own. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers.
Board the train for your journey from Zurich to Lucerne. Lucerne is one of Switzerland's most idyllic medieval cities, surrounded by a beautiful lake and nestled amidst snowcapped Alps. The rest of the day is at leisure to discover the delights of this charming city such as the famous wooden bridge or the picturesque town centre. Alternatively, sign up for an optional excursion.
Day 3:LUCERNE-INTERLAKEN- GOLDENPASS MOB PANORAMIC TRAIN TO MONTREUX-LAUSANNE.
Depart Lucerne on the Lucerne-Interlaken Express. Cross Brunig Pass en route to Interlaken, and spend some time strolling through the quaint streets. From Interlaken, take the BLS RegioExpress train to Zweisimmen. Continue on the GoldenPass panoramic train for your unforgettable journey to Montreux, then continue to Lausanne.
Day 4:LAUSANNE-MONTREUX-TASCH- ZERMATT.
Depart for the delightful Swiss mountain resort of Zermatt. En route, stop to visit the town of Montreux, situated on the shores of Lake Geneva and surrounded by vineyards and against the breathtaking backdrop of snow-covered Alps. Enjoy some free time or maybe join an optional guided excursion to Chillon Castle before continuing by train to Zermatt.
Day 5:ZERMATT. GORNERGRAT EXCURSION.
An included excursion takes you to the famous Gornergrat, travelling on board Europe's highest rack railway. The views of the Matterhorn from its summit are spectacular. The rest of the day is at leisure in Zermatt-with a variety of interesting shops, cafes, bars, and picturesque streets to explore.
Day 6:ZERMATT-GLACIER EXPRESS- ST. MORITZ.
The train journey today aboard the spectacular Glacier Express is without a doubt one of the main highlights of the tour. Enjoy unforgettable views as you make your way through the unspoiled natural beauty of the Alps on the direct route from Zermatt to the world-famous mountain resort of St. Moritz. This picture-perfect town is more than just a holiday resort. It was also the birthplace of Alpine winter tourism (in 1864) and has twice hosted the Winter Olympics. Stretch your legs this evening, and admire the beautiful chalets decorated with colourful geraniums.
Day 7:ST. MORITZ. BERNINA EXPRESS EXCURSION TO TIRANO, ITALY.
Take the Bernina Express train (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) to Tirano and back for one of Europe's most spectacular and breathtaking train rides. Travel across the lofty Bernina Pass via the Swiss Poschiavo area to Tirano in the Italian Valtellina, witnessing an array of beautiful mountain streams, glaciers, and alpine scenery along the way.
Day 8:ST. MORITZ-ZURICH.
Leave St. Moritz for the journey back to Zurich. Enjoy some time at leisure in Zurich. Take a stroll around the city centre and indulge in some chocolate tasting, or follow the course of the river Limmat until it reaches the banks of Lake Zurich.
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning
– 8 nights accommodation
– Daily breakfast & 3 dinners
– Professional Tour Director
– Headsets throughout the tour
– International air ticket
– Travel insurance & Visa
– Airport transfer
– Safety net protection