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Switzerland rail adventure

Switzerland Rail Adventure

TOUR PROGRAMME - 8 days / 7 nights


Lucerne - William Tell Express - Lugano - Bernina Express - St. Mortiz - Glacier Express - Zermatt


Simply the best - a unique combination of the four most famous "Expresses" in Switzerland. Your journey takes you from Central Switzerland to Italian-speaking Ticino, to the Grisons as well as to the Valais.

Rail Adventure


DAY 01 GENEVA/ZURICH - LUCERNE

Arrival at Lucerne Railway Station in 2nd class by train from the Swiss border or any of the swiss airports.

DAY 02 LUCERNE - LUGANO

Board the historic William Tell paddle steamer for the journey to Flüelen just before midday. A three-course meal is served on board in the first class restaurant. From Fluelen proceed by train to Lugano through the famous Gotthard tunnel in panorama cars 1st class. Overnight stay at Lugano.

Switzerland Rail AdventureDAY 03 LUGANO

Spend your time at leisure in Lugano. Situated in the southern part of Switzerland, enjoy the fabulous mediterranean atmosphere here. Walk upto Monte Bre or San Salvatore or stroll along the beautiful lakeside promenade. Overnight stay at Lugano.

DAY 04 LUGANO – ST. MORTIZ

Departure by the famous Bernina Express (1st class coach) to Tirano in Italy. From there, proceed by train over the Mount Bernina to St. Moritz. This incredible trip takes you through three cultures, an area of palm trees to a region of eternal snow and the valley of the young Rhine. Overnight stay at St. Moritz.

Station for Cog Wheel Train DAY 05 ST. MORTIZ

Take a day off for excursions. Overnight stay at St. Moritz.

DAY 06 ST. MORTIZ - ZERMATT

Today you take the world famous Glacier Express train from St. Moritz to Zermatt. After an exhilarating 7.5 hour trip, you will arrive at Zermatt. Overnight stay at Zermatt.

DAY 07 ZERMATT

Spend the full day at leisure in Zermatt. Overnight stay at Zermatt.

DAY 08 ZERMATT – GENEVA/ ZURICH

Return back to the Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland if you wish.

OUR PRICE INCLUDES

  • Swiss Card (5 transfers) in 2nd class from/to Swiss border or airport
  • Seat reservation for William Tell Express, Bernina Express (coach) and Glacier Express
  • Lunch on board of the William Tell Express
  • Upgrading to 1st class for the William Tell Express (for bookings in 2nd class)
  • 1 night in Lucerne, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast
  • 2 nights in Lugano, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast
  • 2 nights in St. Moritz, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast
  • 2 nights in Zermatt, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast
  • Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal-coaches and cable cars can be purchased at 25-50% of the regular fares



    PRICES PER PERSON : Valid from 09th May 2012 to 25th October 2012

     

    3-star-hotel

    4-star-hotel

    Double room  

    CHF. 1175       

    CHF.1467

    Single room

    CHF. 1312   

    CHF. 1722


    Any amendments to change of travel date, change of hotel category or name change will be subject to an amendment fee of SFr. 65.

    Note: Above prices are exclusive of SFr. 25 as Airport Deposit Fee.

    (Prices are mentioned in the units of Franc SFR.)

    Supplements per person

  • CHF. 43 – Lunch on board the Glacier Express

    Hotels to be used in :

    Lucerne 3star: Waldstätterhof, Zum Weissen Kreuz, Des Alpes, NH Hotel
    4star: Flora, Cascada, Radission SAS
    Lugano 3star: International au Lac, Contintenal Park, Albatro, Federale
    4star: Lugano Dante Center, Holiday Inn Lugano Centre
    St. Moritz 3star: Löffler Garni, Soldanella, Hauser, Laudinella
    4star: Bären, Monopol Grischuna, Steffani, Crystal
    Zermatt 3star: Sarazena, Bristol, Excelsior, Butterfly
    4star: Style Hotel Biner, Simi, Schlosshotel Tenne, La Ginabelle, Pollux, Alpen Resort, Parkhotel Beau Site, Allalin