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Best views in Switzerland

Best views in Switzerland

TOUR PROGRAMME —3 days/2 nights


Lucerne – Mt. Rigi «Queen of the Mountains» – Interlaken – Schilthorn «the James Bond mountain»

1st day:

Arrival in Lucerne by train from the Swiss border or the airport. After check-in into your hotel in Lucerne you will take the public train to Arth-Goldau. From the station of Mt. Rigi-Railways you go further on with the cogwheel train up to Rigi Kulm (1.800 m/6.000ft). Because of its unique location and its beautiful landscape, Mt. Rigi enjoys an international reputation as an unforgettable excursion and holiday paradise in the heart of Switzerland. From the summit you can have a breath-taking 360 degrees panoramic view of the Alps, looking out over 13 lakes and across all central Switzerland as far as Germany and France. The mountain boasts more than 100 kilometres of hiking paths and footpaths. In winter time, Mt. Rigi is an enticing goal for great recreational and sporting activities in the snow such as skiing, tobogganing and winter hikes. There are numerous hotels and restaurants with sun terraces, as well as romantic picnicand barbecue spots – all inviting you to snuggle down and relax. In the late afternoon you descend from Mt. Rigi by cogwheel train to Rigi Kaltbad and further by aerial cable-car to Weggis (or continue by cogwheel train to Vitznau) from where you board the boat and enjoy a cruise back to Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.

2nd day:

Mount Titlis SpecialAfter breakfast you board the train to Interlaken over the Brünig Pass. After check-in into your hotel in Interlaken you start your excursion to Schilthorn – Piz Gloria «the James Bond mountain». First you take the train from Interlaken Ost to Lauterbrunnen and then a short bus trip takes you to Stechelberg from where you take the aerial cable car (via Mürren and Birg) to the top of Schilthorn – Piz Gloria at 2970 m/10000 ft. Enjoy the beautiful view of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau (UNESCO World Heritage) and on more than 200 other summits, innumerable glaciers and lakes from the big terrace. Or experience a breathtaking 360° panorama from the revolving restaurant Piz Gloria. While enjoying a drink or a delicious meal your view extends from the Titlis, along Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau to Mont Blanc and to the Black Forest. Don’t miss to follow the tracks of James Bond: New attractions in the Touristorama (theatre) will inspire you. Enjoy the new panorama video show including extracts of the 007 Movie «On Her Majesty‘s Secret Service», which was filmed at the Schilthorn. Overnight in Interlaken.

3rd day:

Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.

OUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Swiss Card Best views in Switzerland (5 transfers) incl. Mt. Rigi and Schilthorn in 2nd class from/to Swiss border or airport (possibility to go on the Mt. Rigi excursion on day 1 or 2 and Schilthorn excursion on day 2 or 3)
  • 1 night in Lucerne, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast
  • 1 night in Interlaken, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast
  • Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postalcoaches and cable cars can be purchased at 25–50% of the regular fares
  • Prices per person in CHF: Valid from 1st – 27th April, 3rd May – 9th November, 6th December 2014 – 1st April 2015

     

    3-star-hotel

    4-star-hotel

    4/5-star-hotel*

    1st – 27th Apr'14
    3rd May – 9th Nov'14
    6th Dec'14 – 1st Apr'15

    Double room

    515

    629

    664

    additional night Lucerne

    105

    150

    150

    additional night Interlaken

    102

    145

    180

    single room

    582

    767

    797

    additional night Lucerne

    145

    185

    185

    additional night Lucerne

    140

    180

    210

    Supplements per person

    CHF 65.– upgrading to 1st class rail
    *Mix 4/5-star = 5-star-hotel Lindner Grand Hotel Beau Rivage in Interlaken and 4-star-hotel in Lucerne