Trip Overview

Best of Switzerland

Tour rating: 4.87 / 5, Based on 3 Reviews
Private tour to Switzerland

Explore the highlights of Switzerland in 11-days! Begin in atmospheric Zurich and Lucerne, then on to Mt Pilatus to which you rise on the world's steepest cogwheel train. Then explore the traditional resort town Interlaken and make your way to the 'Top of Europe', Jungfraujoch, on a cogwheel train. Continue to Lausanne region where you visit the Chillon Castle and travel on the tasty Chocolade Train. As a grand finale experience the top sights of Geneva.

Best of Switzerland

11 days5 cities
Switzerland1 country
Private tour to Switzerland
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$4,684
Tour rating: 4.87 / 5, Based on 3 Reviews

Explore the highlights of Switzerland in 11-days! Begin in atmospheric Zurich and Lucerne, then on to Mt Pilatus to which you rise on the world's steepest cogwheel train. Then explore the traditional resort town Interlaken and make your way to the 'Top of Europe', Jungfraujoch, on a cogwheel train. Continue to Lausanne region where you visit the Chillon Castle and travel on the tasty Chocolade Train. As a grand finale experience the top sights of Geneva.

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Day-By-Day

Zurich

first destination
2 days in the city
2 nights in centrally located hotel
Day 1
Arrival to Zurich
Transfer
Transfer

Welcome to the largest city in Switzerland - Zurich! Upon arrival, your driver meets you at the airport and transfers you to your remarkable hotel for check-in. The rest of the day is free.

Day 2
Zurich City Tour
City tour
City tour

After breakfast, you meet your private guide in the hotel lobby and enjoy a perfectly-planned sightseeing tour around the most beautiful landmarks of Zurich. Immerse yourself in the unique atmosphere of the Old Town for the following 3 hours.

Central Plaza Hotel, Zurich
4

The hotel boasts a great location right at Zurich’s Central Square and within a walking distance from the major sights of the city. It provides comfortable guestrooms, equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay, including flat-screen TVs, personal bathrooms, and free Wi-Fi.

train
Zurich
Lucerne
50 min

Enjoy a train ride to beautiful Lucerne, while onboard a comfortable train with enough legroom, storage compartments, and other necessary amenities. 

Lucerne

second destination
2 days in the city
2 nights in centrally located hotel
Day 3
Train to Lucerne
Transfer
Transfer
Free day
Free day

Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and head to the railway station for a train ride to Lucerne, set amid beautiful snow-capped mountains on Lake Lucerne. Upon arrival, you go to your centrally-located hotel.

Day 4
Exploring Lucerne Region
Boat ride
Boat ride
Day tour
Day tour

Today after breakfast you are invited to take an unforgettable trip with your private guide who shows you the magnificent views of Mount Pilatus and the Lucerne region. The tour starts with a cruise across the Lake Lucerne to Alpnachstad.

Continental Park Hotel, Lucerne
4

Located right in the city center of Lucerne, the Continental Park Hotel offers guests comfortable rooms with LCD TVs, minibars, free Wi-Fi, and invites guests to enjoy the on-site Italian restaurant with a charming garden terrace.

train
Lucerne
Interlaken
1 hr 50 min

Hop on the Luzern-Interlaken Express and enjoy the fast and comfortable journey across the beautiful Swiss sceneries and delightful towns. 

Interlaken

third destination
2 days in the city
2 nights in centrally located hotel
Day 5
Train to Interlaken
Transfer
Transfer
Free day
Free day

Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and go to the station on your own. There you take the Luzern-Interlaken Express. In about two hours you arrive at the Lucerne railway station, from where you can easily reach your centrally-located hotel.

Day 6
Day Trip to Jungfraujoch
Day tour
Day tour

After an early breakfast, you walk to the railway station to begin an exciting train journey to Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe. Today you experience riding several trains with panoramic windows to view the most of the incredible Alpine area.

Hotel du Nord, Interlaken
4

Offering absolutely stunning views over the mountains, the Hotel du Nord is housed in a historic edifice and boasts a top location in the heart of Interlaken. The property offers non-smoking and well-equipped guestrooms, invites to take advantage of the spa zone.

train
Interlaken
Montreux
2 hrs 40 min

The scenic route from Interlaken to Montreux is one full of postcard-like landscapes, wonders of nature and lovely Swiss towns for you to admire, making the journey a truly fun experience.

Montreux

fourth destination
3 days in the city
3 nights in centrally located hotel
Day 7
Train to Montreux
Transfer
Transfer

Today after breakfast you check out, go to the station and board a train which takes you to the next destination. Within about an hour you reach Montreux located on the shores of Geneva Lake and known as 'Swiss Riviera'.

Day 8
Chocolate Train
Museum
Museum
Tasting
Tasting

Today prepare for a day of delicious touring! Following breakfast, you board the Chocolate train to start your trip to Gruyeres. Onboard you are treated to chocolate croissant and coffee.

Day 9
Day Trip to Chillon Castle and Tour of Montreux
Boat ride
Boat ride
City tour
City tour

After breakfast you take a public boat cruise on Lake Geneva to reach the most recognizable historic monument in Switzerland - Chillon Castle which dates back to medieval ages.

Eurotel Montreux, Montreux
4

Eurotel Montreux is set right on the banks of Lake Geneva and offers breathtaking views, as well as excellent service. Guests are invited to stay in the air-conditioned rooms, coming with a safe and free Wi-Fi.

train
Montreux
Geneva
50 min

Travel from Geneva to Montreux in less than an hour while onboard a comfortable train with the necessary amenities provided. In addition to that, scenic views along Lake Geneva are included as well.

Geneva

fifth destination
2 days in the city
1 night in centrally located hotel
Day 10
Train to Geneva & Geneva Sightseeing
City tour
City tour
Transfer
Transfer

Today following breakfast you check out from your hotel and proceed to the train station for a train ride to Geneva, surrounded by the Alps and Jura mountains.

Day 11
Departure from Geneva
Transfer
Transfer

This is the final day of your tour. Following breakfast, you check-out from the hotel and your driver takes you to the airport for the departure. We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future vacations!

Royal Manotel, Geneva
4

Set within a walking distance from the old town and Lake Geneva, the Royal Manotel is a great place to stay during your Switzerland holiday. The elegant air-conditioned guestrooms are equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay.

What's Included

What's Included

  • Accommodation at remarkable centrally located 4-star hotels in Zurich, Lucerne, Interlaken, Montreux, Geneva;
  • Delicious breakfasts at your hotels;
  • Airport transfers with private drivers;
  • Sightseeing tours with private professional English-speaking guides in Zurich, Lucerne Region, Chillon Castle, Montreux and Geneva;
  • Tickets for public boat cruise, cogwheel train, cable car and bus for the tour to Mt Pilatus;
  • Tour by Chocolate Train with visits to cheese and chocolate factories;
  • 1st class train tickets: Lucerne - Internlaken Express, Interlaken - Montreux (with 2 train transfers), Montreux - Geneva; 
  • 2 class trains Zurich - Lucerne;
  • Roundtrip tickets for cruise Montreux - Chillon Castle by public boat;
  • Entrance tickets to Chillon Castle;
  • Non-guided tour to Jungfraujoch by 1st class trains Interlaken - Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen - Interlaken and 2nd class Grindelwald - Kleine Scheidegg, Kleine Scheidegg - Jungfraujoch and Kleine Scheidegg - Lauterbrunnen; 
  • All tourist fees & taxes, including tourist city taxes;
  • Emergency line support during the trip.

Not included: international flights, multiple arrival/departure transfers, other meals not mentioned in the program, optional tours and services, all personal expenses.

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Tour Highlights

  • A sightseeing tour in Zurich
  • Exploration of Lucerne region
  • A train journey to Jungfraujoch
  • A tour by Chocolate train & visits to cheese and chocolate factories
  • A boat cruise on Lake Geneva, a guided tour around the Chillon Castle and Montreux tour
  • Exploration of the highlights of Geneva

What To Know

  • Tipping is included in the price of your meal at restaurants in Switzerland. If you liked the service, it is acceptable to round up the bill to the nearest Franc
  • Shops and supermarkets are closed on Sundays. Luckily, there are no free days for the gas stations and they are very well equipped
  • Communication equipment in Switzerland takes 230 volts, you will need an adapter plug (type J) to make your plug fit into the socket
  • You can safely drink tap water, the quality of it is often measured as purer than that of bottled mineral water
  • Switzerland uses the Swiss Franc as currency
  • Don't forget to take a mini umbrella and a light raincoat
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