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Duration

7 Days 6 Nights

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

Unlimited

Languages

English, Francais, Romansh, Swiss - German

About this tour

The Tour Start In Lucerne And Finishes In Zermatt🚀 Embark on an adventure in the charming city of Lucerne! 🏰 Explore the iconic Chapel Bridge, a vintage gem in Europe, and take a leisurely stroll by the shimmering Lake Lucerne. 🌊 Hop on the Mount Rigi trip, hailed as the “Queen of the Mountains,” with a scenic ride on the Voralpen Express to St. Gallen.  Immerse yourself in St. Gallen’s medieval allure, nestled between Lake Constance and Appenzellerland. Discover its car-free old town, monastery district, and the Abbey Library, a UNESCO world heritage site.

Next stop, Chur 🏔️ This alpine town boasts breathtaking views of mountains, streams, and forests.  Embark on the Glacier Express to reach the car-free village of Zermatt, where mountain romance thrives 365 days a year. ❄️ Whether it’s the icy blue winter, fresh turquoise spring, glistening summer, or the glowing palette of autumn, Zermatt remains exceptional in every season. 🍂 Experience the magic of Zermatt’s diverse beauty.

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For Enquiry of this Tour, please contact Direct Flights
Kindly send us your email to: bookings@directflights.com.au

Package expires at on 30th, September 2024

Highlights

  • 🏞️ Explore Chur, Switzerland's oldest city, steeped in 13th-century history.
  • 🏔️ Conquer Mount Rigi, the "Queen of the Mountains," for awe-inspiring 360-degree views and a scenic cogwheel train journey.
  • 🚂 Ride the renowned Glacier Express to Zermatt, traversing the deep Rhone valley with stunning Alpine vistas.
  • Journey on the Voralpen Express to St. Gallen, home to a UNESCO heritage site, crossing the Sitter Viaduct and enjoying "Toggenburg" landscapes. 🚆🏰

Included/Excluded

  • 2 nights in Lucerne in a 3* Hotel
  • 1 night in St.Gallen in a 3* Hotel
  • 1 night in Chur in a 3* Hotel
  • 2 nights in Zermatt in a 3* Hotel
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 8 Day Swiss Travel Pass in 2nd class
  • Glacier Express from Chur to Zermatt with seat reservation
  • Voralpen Express from Lucerne to St.Gallen
  • Self-guided excursion to Mount Rigi
  • Lucerne Guest Card
  • Freedom of Choice Days
  • International airfares and taxes
  • Domestic airfares and taxes, unless otherwise specified in our holiday package
  • Visa expenses, processing and issuance fees
  • Meals other than as specified in our holiday package
  • Travel Insurance or expenses of a personal nature (mini-bar, phone call, laundry, etc.),
  • Tips or gratuities to guides, drivers, porters, hotel, restaurant or boat staff, etc.
  • Or any other travel expense that has not been included in our holiday package

Itinerary

Independent travel to Lucerne. Known as the gateway to central Switzerland. Lucerne is situated on the famous lake with its namesake and is embedded within an impressive mountainous panorama. Thanks to its attractions, its souvenirs and watch shops, the beautiful lakeside setting and the nearby mountains Lucerne remains one of the most popular places to visit in Switzerland. Highlights of the city include the fully restored Chapel Bridge – one of Europe’s oldest wooden bridges and landmark of Lucerne. Overnight stay in Lucerne in a 3-Star Hotel.

Breakfast at the hotel. Self-guided xcursion to Mount Rigi, known as the "Queen of the Mountains". One of the most popular alpine excursions in Switzerland. The summit offers breath‐taking 360‐degree views over 13 lakes. A short cruise on Lake Lucerne will connect at Vitznau where you will board the cogwheel train that climbs to the summit. Return via cogwheel on the other side to Arth Goldau and onwards to Lucerne. Overnight stay in Lucerne in a 3-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Board the Voralpen Express and journey to Eastern Switzerland and to St. Gallen, whose Abbey district is a UNESCO world heritage site. The train traverses the 99 metre high Sitter Viaduct and the rolling landscapes of the "Toggenburg". In the early afternoon, enjoy one of your pre-selected Freedom of Choice option. Overnight stay in St. Gallen in a 3-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

Freedom of Choice Options

  • St Gallen City Walking Tour:Discover the historic old town of St. Gallen on a guided walking tour to learn about the city and its great history.

OR

  • Appenzeller Dairy Show :Visit a traditional Appenzell cheese dairy. Independent travel by bus to the heart of the unspoiled hilly landscape of the pre‐Alps, where the famous Appenzeller cheese is made: in the demonstration area of the dairy show, you will find out why Appenzeller cheese is the most full‐flavoured cheese.
 

Breakfast at the hotel. Independent travel by train to the capital of Graubunden and the oldest town in Switzerland. Chur has a history dating back 5,000 years. The historic Old Town is very much worth visiting and is completely car‐free. Enjoy the cultural and culinary amenities of this Alpine town! Overnight stay in Chur in a 3-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

Breakfast at the hotel. Take the world‐famous Glacier Express to Zermatt. Enjoy some of the spectacular scenery Switzerland has to offer. Along the deep Rhône Valley, the Glacier Express travels through an incredibly fascinating part of the Alps. Overnight stay in Zermatt in a 3-Star Hotel.

Breakfast
 

Breakfast at the hotel. Enjoy one of you pre-selected Freedom of Choice options. Overnight stay in Zermatt in a 3-Star Hotel.

Breakfast

Freedom of Choice Options

  • Gornergrat Self-guided Excursion:Self-guided Excursion. Gornergrat, one of the most famous and truly spectacular experiences combining a cogwheel train ride from Zermatt to an altitude of 3089m. An iconic view of the Matterhorn awaits, along with 29 other 4,000m peaks. There are several stops on the way which are starting points for various hiking and walking trails.

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  • Matterhorn Glacier Paradise self-guided excursion:Visit the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. One of the highest vantage points in Europe at 3,883m ‐ right next to the Matterhorn. A series of gondolas and cable cars are taken to the summit where breathtaking views await. The Glacier Palace is a highlight where a mystical world of ice and snow showcase impressive sculptures made of ice.

Breakfast at your hotel. Today your journey ends. Indpendent travel back to your ending point in Switzerland.

Breakfast

Durations

7 Days 6 Nights

Languages

English
Francais
Romansh
Swiss - German

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