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Alpine Switzerland

Private tour
8 days
3 cities
2nights

Lucerne, Switzerland

Thinking about visiting Lucerne? The picturesque compact city in Switzerland has a lot to show so prepare to spend at least couple of days wandering its colorful old town and taking a good look at the medieval architecture. Also, the Old Town, called Altstadt is bordered by one-of-a-kind landmark - 870 meters of Museggmauer - 14-century rampart which was built for defensive purposes and now its watchtowers offer magnificent panoramic views of the Lake Lucerne, river and mountains. When you are there make sure to visit another 14th-century feature - the Kapellbrucke (Chapel Bridge), the wooden bridge links the Aldstadt to the Reuss River’s bank. ...
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    Day 1: Arrival to Zurich & Train to Lucerne
    Welcome to gorgeous Switzerland! You arrive at Zurich airport and take a direct train to Lucerne.

    Upon arrival to Lucerne, you walk to your centrally-located hotel (easily accessible on foot) for check-in.

    The rest of the day is free, so you can start exploring the nearby attractions of this traditional and picturesque mountain town on your own, dine in a local restaurant or take a rest after your train journey.

    • Please, note: we recommend you extend your tour in Zurich and explore its magnificent old town. Contact your travel specialist for details.


    Day 2: Exploring Lucerne Region
    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. There you board the famous cogwheel train that takes you across the world's steepest railway passing through lush Alpine meadows, spectacular rocks and sparkling mountain streams to the top of Mt Pilatus, the altitude of which is 2132 m (6995 ft).

    For the return journey, you ride a cable car to enjoy the fantastic scenery once again. As the last part of your magnificent tour, you take a 20-minute bus from Kriens to Lucerne. Tickets* for a public boat cruise, cogwheel train, cable car, and bus are included.

    After the tour, you return to your Lucerne hotel and have the rest of the day free.

    • Please, note: boat and cogwheel train are available only from the middle of May to September. The rest of the year they are replaced with cable car and bus.


    Day 3: Train to Interlaken
    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 Interlaken railway station, from where you can easily reach your centrally-located hotel on foot.

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  • Included in your trip
    Continental Park Hotel
    4-star hotel
    CH, Murbacherstrasse 4, Lucerne, 6002
    Continental Park Hotel
    Standard Double Breakfast included
    The family-run Continental-Park Hotel Lucerne is located in the heart of the city. The restaurant of the Continental Park serves fine Italian cuisine and features a charming garden terrace.... show more
    3 days / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Private Day Trip to Mount Pilatus
      Embark on an unforgettable trip with your private guide who shows you the magnificent views of Mount Pilatus and the Lucerne region.
    • Train from Zurich Airport to Lucerne
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Connection | Lucerne - Interlaken
2nd Class Seat

Luzern - Interlaken Express is a panoramic train which offers breathtaking views while taking its passengers over the GoldenPass Line.

Lucerne Central Station
Lucerne, Switzerland
2 h
Interlaken Ost
Interlaken, Switzerland
3nights

Interlaken, Switzerland

Set in a narrow valley just in between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, Interlaken is a lovely resort town in central Switzerland. The location is famous for its impressive mountain scenery and a mysterious natural gem, St. Beatus Caves. The place is surrounded by untouched forests, alpine meadows and glaciers and represents a perfect spot for outdoor activities....
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    Day 1: Arrival in Interlaken
    You arrive at the Interlaken railway station, from where you can easily reach your centrally-located hotel on foot.

    The rest of the day is free, so you can start exploring the nearby attractions on your own, dine in a local restaurant, or take a rest after your train journey. Overnight at your hotel in Interlaken.


    Day 2: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch
    Today after an early breakfast you walk to the railway station to begin an exciting train journey to Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe.

    As you make your way to the 'Top of Europe' you experience riding several trains with panoramic windows to view the most of the incredible Alpine area. Your first destination is Grindelwald, where you change trains and depart to Kleine Scheidegg. This section offers the stunning view of Eigerwand (Eiger Wall), one of the Great north faces of the Alps. The last Kleine Scheidegg - Jungfraujoch cogwheel train partly passes through the tunnel, which was built right across the Eiger rocks at an altitude of 3000 m (9,843 ft).

    Jungfraujoch is the high-Alpine wonderland of eternal snow and ice*. All this beauty could be marveled at from one of the observation decks located both inside and outside of a 3-storey observatory building.

    • Please, note: It is important to wear something warm and wind/rain protective when going to Jungfraujoch. The temperature there is usually lower than in the cities even in summer. In case you feel too cold you can always go inside the restaurants which are close to the observation deck.


    You can take an interesting walk through the Ice Cave where everything around you is made from ice. The area includes several restaurants, cafés, and shops as well as places for snow activities to satisfy any taste.

    For the ride back you travel first to Kleine Scheidegg and then take a new route: to Interlaken via Lauterbrunnen. This way you see the stunning alpine area from a new perspective. You then return to the hotel and have the rest of the day free.


    Day 3: Exploring Lake Brienz & Lake Thun Area
    After breakfast, you meet your private guide at the hotel lobby and embark on a fascinating day-tour along the shores of beautiful Brienz and Thun Lakes to discover several of the most remarkable sights of Canton of Bern.

    • Please, note: The boat cruise on Lake Brienz is not available from November to March because the water level is not high enough. The longer cruise on lake Thun during the wintertime could be offered instead.


    At first, you head for the station from where you start your breathtaking cruise on Lake Brienz. After about an hour of boating on the crystal clear lake you reach your first destination for today - Giessbach Falls. The magical waterfall tumbles 500 m (1,640 ft) in height over several tiers. After enjoying the view of the Falls and nature around, you take a short boat ride and arrive at Iseltwald, a typical Swiss village located at lake Brienz. Iseltwald is nominated to be the most beautiful village in Switzerland. Here you have some time for lunch before the public bus takes you to the Weissenau Ruins located on Thun lake (the duration of the bus ride is about 30 min). Your professional guide tells you the history and legends of this place before you continue your tour through the nature reserve.

    You then stop and have some rest on the terrace of a restaurant located on the bank of the Thun lakeshore. Here you enjoy the wonderful view of incredible mountains and an exciting lake of light blue color.

    On your way back you take a public bus, and in about 15 minutes you reach Interlaken and return to the hotel. The rest of the evening is free.



    Day 4: Departure to Bern
    Today after breakfast you check out of your hotel in Interlaken and walk to the station to take a train to Bern.

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    Hotel du Nord Interlaken
    4-star hotel
    CH, Hoheweg 70, Interlaken, 3800
    Hotel du Nord Interlaken
    Deluxe Double Breakfast included
    The traditional and historic Hotel Du Nord is set in a building dating from 1847 in the Interlaken town center, offering panoramic mountain views. The property offers a spa zone called Bodelibad as well as well-fitted guestrooms.... show more
    4 days / 3 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Day Trip to Jungfraujoch
      As you make your way to the 'Top of Europe', you experience riding several trains with panoramic windows to view the most of the incredible Alpine area. Your first destination is Grindelwald, where you change trains and depart to Kleine Scheidegg. This section offers the stunning view of Eigerwand (Eiger Wall), one of the Great north faces of the Alps. The last Kleine Scheidegg - Jungfraujoch cogwheel train partly passes through the tunnel, which was built right across the Eiger rocks at an altitude of 3000 m (9,843 ft). Jungfraujoch is the high-Alpine wonderland of eternal snow and ice*. All this beauty could be marveled at from one of the observation decks located both inside and outside of a 3-story observatory building.
    • Exploring Lake Brienz & Lake Thun Area
      Embark on a fascinating day-tour along the shores of beautiful Brienz and Thun Lakes to discover several of the most remarkable sights of Canton of Bern.
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Connection | Interlaken - Bern
2nd Class Seat
Interlaken Ost
Interlaken, Switzerland
1 h
Bern Central Station
Bern, Switzerland
2nights

Bern, Switzerland

The captivating capital of Switzerland, Bern is located in the very heart of the country. According to the legend, the city was named after a bear, which was the first animal the founder of Bern hunt down in the woods. The city is famous for its well-preserved Old Town, the Altstadt, declared a Unesco World Heritage Site, as well as various museums, top-class restaurants and breathtaking view of the snow-covered Alps....
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    Day 1: Arrival in Bern
    You arrive at Bern station, from where you can easily reach your centrally-located hotel on foot. The rest of the evening is free to start exploring the wonderful 12th-century capital on your own.



    Day 2: Bern Sightseeing & Trip to Gurten Kulm
    Today you are invited for a stunning tour of Bern and Bern's closest mountain.  

    After breakfast, you meet your guide and walk through the Old Town, which is the world-famous UNESCO World Heritage Site. It inspires its visitors with arcade shops, glorious fountains, and medieval architecture. You enjoy the view of the late Gothic Cathedral and the Clock Tower (Zytglogge) with its richly-decorated astronomical clock built in 1530.  

    The second part of your tour is dedicated to Gurten Kulm. At first, you take a 10-minute train ride to Bern-Wabern Station, from where you have a 5-minute ride on the Gurten funicular to the Gurten Park. Located at an altitude of 864 m (2,831 ft) above sea level, Gurten Kulm offers breathtaking views of the capital, the famous Bernese Alps with mountains such as the Jungfrau and Eiger.  

    After the tour, you return to the hotel or continue exploring Bern on your own.



    Day 3: Departure
    This is the final day of your Switzerland exploration. Following breakfast, you check out from the hotel and have a direct train ride to Zurich airport.

    We wish you a safe flight and hope to work on your future vacations!

    • Please, note: we recommend you extend your tour to Gstaad to visit wonderful Glacier 3000. Contact your travel specialist for details.
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    The Bristol Bern
    4-star hotel
    CH, Schauplatzgasse 10, Bern, 3011
    The Bristol Bern
    Business Double Breakfast included
    The 4-star Bristol Bern is located in the very heart of the Old Town, just near all the major sights. The hotel offers elegant guest rooms with private bathrooms, a fitness center, a bar, and a lounge area. Free WiFi is available.... show more
    3 days / 2 nights
    Included Experiences
    • Train from Bern to Zurich Airport
    • Bern Sightseeing & Trip to Gurten Kulm
      Set off on a stunning guided tour of Bern and Bern's closest mountain and start with walking through the Old Town, which is a world-famous UNESCO World Heritage Site. It inspires its visitors with arcade shops, glorious fountains, and medieval architecture. You enjoy the view of the late Gothic Cathedral and the Clock Tower (Zytglogge) with its richly-decorated astronomical clock built in 1530. The second part of your tour is dedicated to Gurten Kulm, which includes a ride on the funicular to the Gurten Park. Located at an altitude of 864 m (2,831 ft) above sea level, Gurten Kulm offers breathtaking views of the capital and the famous Bernese Alps with mountains such as the Jungfrau and Eiger.
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What’s included:
  • Accommodation at remarkable downtown hotels;
  • Breakfasts at the hotels;
  • Airport transfers and all transportation according to the itinerary;
  • Breathtaking sightseeing tours according to the itinerary with professional English-speaking guides;
  • Support line 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.

Note:

1. Hotels availability is subject to change. In case current hotels are booked out we will provide alternative hotels of an equal value for you.

2. We include 1 vehicle for your arrival and departure transfers. If multiple vehicles are required additional transfer costs will apply.

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