Visit Switzerland for stunning alpine scenery and quaint villages straight out of a storybook. The snow-capped peaks of the Alps, sparkling blue lakes, emerald valleys, and glaciers, give a fairytale beauty to Switzerland. Among the mountain valleys and lakes lie world-class international resorts with hiking, biking, climbing, paragliding, skiing, and tobogganing on their doorsteps.
The perfect antidote to rural beauty is Switzerland's urban edge: capital Bern with its medieval old town and world-class modern art, deeply Germanic Basel and its bold architecture, chic Geneva astraddle Europe’s largest lake, party-loving Lausanne, tycoon magnet Zug and uber-cool Zürich with its riverside bars, reborn industrial west district and atypical street grit. Castles and craft beer, gigs and new-wave restaurants – you’ll find the lot in Swiss cities.
On arrival at Geneva airport, transfer to thehotel and check in. Later, proceed on a tour of this beautiful city built on the point where the River Rhone flows out of Lake Geneva. See the European headquarters of the United Nations, the International Red Cross Building and the magnificent Jetd’Eau - a majestic fountain that shoots up to about 140 mts. (weather permitting). Visit the English Gardens and see the famous L’horloge - “Floral Clock”, a masterpiece of technology and floral art. Tonight, enjoy an Indiandinner.
Overnight at Hotel Eurotel or similar in Montreux / Vevey / Lausanne (D)
After a Continental Buffet Breakfast, get set for an amazing Alpine experience. Drive to the village of Tasch to board your electric train to the ultimate alpine resort village of Zermatt. Situated at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn, it is a world where electric-cars and horse-drawn sleighs are the only modes of transportation. After a locallunch,experience –wonderland as you take the highest open- air cog-wheel railway in Europe to Gornergrat – a panoramic feast. The journey exposes you to 29 peaks higher than 4000 mts. Once in Gornergrat you will be face-to-face, literally, with the Dufourspitze, Switzerland’s highest summit and the Matterhorn – a majestic mountain which has become symbolic with Switzerland. Return back to the hotel. Tonight, enjoy an Indiandinner.
Overnight at Hotel Eurotel or similar in Montreux / Vevey / Lausanne (B,L,D)
After a Continental Buffet Breakfast check out and proceed to visit Glacier 3000. From the top of Gstaad’s glacier you can see 24 summits over 4,000 metres, including Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn and the Bernese Alps. Enjoy Indian Lunch at the restaurant. After lunch, drive to the charming Swiss capital, Bern – the home of Albert Einstein. On arrival, enjoy a tour of this historic city. Bern is the charming city situated on the banks of the River Aare. See the Bear Pit, Gothic Fountains, the famous Clock Tower, etc. Enjoy a stroll down one of the world’s longest shopping promenade – Marketgasse. Tonight, enjoy an Indiandinner.
Overnight at at Hotel Schweizerhof / H+ Hotel & Spa / Terrace / Central or similar, in Engelberg (B,LL,D)
After a Continental Buffet Breakfast, proceed for an excursion that will surely leave you spellbound. Enjoy stunning views from the world’s first revolving cable car - Rotair on your way up to Mt. Titlis (3020 mts). Here visit the Ice Grotto and indulge yourself in the world of snow on the snow terrace. After lunch, drive to the beautiful lakeside town of Lucerne. See the dramatic Lion Monument and the Kapell Brucke as you soak in the beauty of this city. You also have some free time for shopping of the world renowned Swiss watches, knives, chocolates, souvenirs,etc.
Enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Lucerne. Tonight enjoy an Indian dinner.
Overnight at at Hotel Schweizerhof / H+ Hotel & Spa / Terrace / Central or similar, in Engelberg (B,L,D)
After a Continental Buffet Breakfast, the day is free to explore the city. OR you can opt for an excursion to Jungfraujoch – an experience of your life time. Drive to Lauterbrunnen to board the cogwheel train to Jungfraujoch (3454 mts.) - a world of eternal ice and snow. Visit the Ice Palace, the highest-altitude ice palace in the world and the Sphinx Terrace, the views from here are considered the best in Switzerland. Later enjoy tour of Interlaken and Trummelbach Falls- glacier waterfalls inside the mountain. Drive to Engelberg. Tonight, enjoy an Indiandinner.
Overnight at Hotel Schweizerhof/ H+ Hotel & Spa /Terrace/Central or similar, in Engelberg (B,D)
After a Continental Buffet Breakfast, check out and drive to the largest city and Financial Capital in Switzerland – Zurich. Proceed on an orientation tour of this bustling and charming city. After lunch, proceed to Flawil to visit SchoggiLand at Maestrani Chocolate Factory. During your tour, discover the art of making chocolates and taste a wide variety of delicious Swiss chocolates. Proceed to Schaffhausen to see one of Europe’s natural wonders - The spectacular Rhine Falls. Tonight, enjoy an Indiandinner.
Overnight at Hotel Movenpick / Swissotel / Renaissance or similar, in Zurich (B,LL,D)
After a Continental Buffet / Boxed breakfast, check out and proceed to the airport for your flight back home. Arrive home with pleasant memories of your European tour, which you will treasure for a lifetime. (B)
SIGHTSEEING AND EXCURSIONS
Geneva : Tour of thecity
Zermatt : View the symbol of Switzerland,Matterhorn
: Visit Gornergrat ColduPillon : Glacier 3000 Bern : Tour of theCity
Engelberg : Excursion to Mt. Titlis Lucerne : Orientation tour of thecity
: See the Lion Monument and the KapellBrucke
: Cruise on Lake Lucerne
Zurich : Orientation tour of thecity
Flawil : Visit the SchoggiLand Chocolate Factory Schaffhausen : See the magnificent RhineFalls
02 nights accomodation in Hotel Eurotel or similar in Montreux / Vevey /Lausanne
03 nights accommodation at Hotel Schweizerhof / H+ Hotel &Spa / Terrace / Central or similar, inEngelberg
01 night accommodation at Hotel Movenpick / Swissotel / Renaissance or similar, in Zurich
Daily Continental buffet breakfast with hot eggs and fresh fruits
Local /Western - Vegetarian Lunches as per itinerary Daily Indian Jain / Veg / Non-Veg Dinners
All transfers and extensive excursions with entrance fees (as
specified in the itinerary) by deluxe air conditioned coach.
Services of a professional and experienced Tour Manager or a local representative throughout your tour.