- Lucerne - 3 Nights
- Interlaken - 3 Nights
- Montreux - 3 Nights
- Zurich - 3 Nights
Welcome to Switzerland this morning. Upon arrival please make your way to the train station right below the airport and connect to your train taking you to Lucerne. Upon arrival make your way to the hotel and check in. Relax and later in the afternoon you could either walk around the city or opt for the 40 min train ride covering the Chapel Bridge, the town square, the Lion Monument and much more, or visit the Swiss Museum of Transport which has been voted the most popular museum and theme park for the whole family in any weather. The rest of the evening is free for you to walk around the city and later tonight you could enjoy authentic Swiss dinner and music at the Stadtkeller dating back to the 12th century. Overnight in Lucerne.
An excursion up the Dragon Mountain is in store for you this morning. We suggest that if you are traveling in May the 1 hr boat ride is quite unique, The boat takes you from Lucerne to Alpnachstad from where you hop on to the world's steepest cogwheel railway that takes you to Pilatus Kulm, Prior to May you will need to take the train from Lucerne to Alpnachstad directly and then connect to the cogwheel train. Spend time at the peak and should you take the morning cogwheel train, you may be able to hop out at one of the stops along the way and see a real farmer bake bread and make some fresh cheese in the mountains. You could even buy some! At the top there are some restaurants offering some mouthwatering food and soups. On the way back we recommend you take the cable car to Kriens from where Bus Nr 1 takes you to Lucerne in 15 mins. However prior to that you must stop at the Pilatus Seilpark which is Switzerland's biggest suspension Rope Park and a great hit with kids and adults alike. Make sure you also keep a look out for the mascot Piloo there! The rest of the evening is free for you to walk around the city and later tonight you could enjoy authentic Swiss dinner and music at the Stadtkeller dating back to the 12th century. Overnight in Lucerne.
Today you visit the glacier paradise Titlis offering an eternal snow and ice experience on the highest viewpoint in Central Switzerland all year round. Ascending the world's first revolving gondola Rotair is like being an eagle. You change 3 different cable cars to reach the peak where you can enjoy a pizza at the highest Pizzeria in the world and much more. The ice flier is a big hit with the family. With loads to do at the peak, more than half a day is a must. Return back to Lucerne later in the afternoon or early evening and spend the rest of the time at any of the restaurants dotting the city or just walking along the lake. Overnight in Lucerne.
Following breakfast this morning its time to head to the station and head off to the Top of Europe - to the Jungfraujoch. Snow and ice is guaranteed 100% round the year. Upon arrival at the top, you can walk around on the glacier; spend time in the Sphinx there looking at all the peaks around you. On a clear day you can see as far as the Mont Blanc (of France)!, visit the Ice Palace and finally enjoy a hot meal in the restaurant there. Later in the afternoon take the train back to Interlaken and the rest of the evening is free for you to either walk around town, shop at Bucherer or any of the shops there else depending on the day of the week, you could also enjoy a Dinner cruise on the lake. For those who would like to gamble away, the famous Casino Kursaal awaits you. Overnight in Interlaken.
Wake up to breakfast this morning following which its time to make a trip to Schilthorn by the cable car. Your first stop is the car free village of Murren where we recommend you get off, enjoy a cup of coffee and then proceed up to the peak. This is also the place where the famous James Bond movie was shot. You can enjoy some continental or Indian food at the 360 degree revolving restaurant up there. Later in the evening its time to return back to Interlaken but a strong recommendation is a stop at the Trummelbach Falls en route. Overnight in Interlaken.
Post breakfast this morning we recommend you take the boat cruise on the Lake Brienz and visit the Ballenberg Open air Museum which houses more than 100 original buildings from all over Switzerland and creates an atmosphere of how Switzerland was in the bygone days and you can also take a horse carriage ride. Later in the afternoon head to the train station and board the train taking you to Montreux. Upon arrival make your way to the hotel and check in. Overnight in Montreux.
A very "sweet" day is in store for you today. Following breakfast this morning you could opt to experience the special Chocolate train departing Montreux train station at 0935 hrs, ascending to Gruyeres home of the famous Gruyere cheese, and eventually to Broc where the chocolate factory is located. (The train runs every Mon, Wed and Thu from June to Oct ). This full day excursion terminates back in Montreux in the evening, following which the day is free for you. Overnight in Montreux.
Post breakfast this morning its time to check out and make your way to the train station and board the train taking you to Zurich. Upon arrival make your way to the hotel and check in. Later in the evening we recommend you take a walk along the Lake, shop at the many malls and stores dotting the promenade or take a half day trip to the Alpamare water park that is open till late, or to Uetliberg for some great scenery. The Zurich zoo is also recommended. Overnight in Zurich.
Your Swiss holiday comes to an end today as you pack, check out of your hotel and make your way to the airport.