Rail Tour of Switzerland – Zurich, Zermatt and St. Moritz
5 days / 4 nights
Daily Departures Apr 1 – Oct 13, 2019
Admire majestic mountain peaks, alpine meadows full of wildflowers, pretty villages and emerald lakes during your panoramic train rides through Switzerland. St.Moritz is one of the most alluring holiday resorts in the world with its spectacular views, valley of wide-open spaces and exciting contrasts makes it a holiday paradise of summer and winter sport activities.
DAY 1 – ZURICH – ST. MORITZ
Transfer to Zurich railway station . Board the train to Chur and transfer to the famous red train to lovely and St. Moritz located on the shores of a lake with the same name. You will pass through beautiful mountain scenery, snow-covered peaks and meadows full of wild flowers and through the stunning Albula gorge. Arrival at St Moritz station, transfer to the hotel. Overnight in St. Moritz.
DAY 2 – GLACIER EXPRESS ST. MORITZ – ZERMATT
After breakfast board the famous Glacier Express train and from your comfortable panoramic car enjoy spectacular scenery of the Swiss Alps with its dense forests, mountains, snow covered peaks and charming villages. Arrive at Zermatt at the foot of Mount Matterhorn with its famous pyramidal peak near the Italian border. Overnight at Zermatt.
DAY 3 – ZERMATT – INTERLAKEN
Full day in Zermatt with time to explore this car-free village and do some shopping. Optional activity to use the Gornergrat train tickets for the highest open-air railway to admire spectacular views of the surrounding twenty peaks including the famous Matterhorn. In the afternoon you travel to Interlaken for overnight.
DAY 4 – INTERLAKEN – JUNGFRAU
A cogwheel train will take you Jungfrau, the top of Europe,. Reach Europe highest train station at the altitude of 3444 m. Walk around the year-round winter landscape of snow and ice and enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding Alps. Return to Interlaken. The rest of the day is on your own for own activities.
DAY 5 – INTERLAKEN – Zurich
Morning is free to walk around or take a short cruise on the spectacular surrounding lakes, Lake Thun or Brienz. Around noon board the Brunig Express to to Zurich via Lucerne. End of services or continue adding an other Swiss rail tour to Lucerne
Rail Tour includes: (Based on minimum 2 passengers traveling together)
- 4 Nights accommodation in 3 or 4 star hotels with private bath, service charges and taxes
- Daily Buffet Breakfasts
- Transfer to railway station in Zurich and between hotels and railway stations in St. Moritz and Zermatt
- Train ticket Zurich – St Moritz- Zermatt with reserved seating 2nd class
- Tran ticket on the Glacier Express
- Train ticket Zermatt – Interlaken- Jungfrau – Interlaken – Zurich 2nd class
2019 Prices Per Person in Euro
Price based on minimum 2 passengers traveling together
US$ prices based on the exchange rate
|Number of People Traveling||3 Star Hotels||4 Star Hotels|
|1st Class Train ticket Supplement||225||225|
The Jungfrau cogwheel train only operates in 2nd class