Grand Tour of Switzerland

Starts in
Zurich
Duration
9 Days
Price from
$5,169
Route
Zurich, Grindelwald

Embark on an enchanting Grand journey to Switzerland, visiting it's most enchanting landscapes on land and scenic rail. This renowned destination is like no other in the world, unfolding the natural beauty of picturesque vistas, charming towns, and sweeping panoramas. 

Small Group Journey with a maximum of 12 travelers. This program includes first class accommodations, daily breakfast, First class rail tickets, driver-guide, traveling in Mercedes Benz Sprinter Cabrio or Tesla X, and private transfers on arrival.

Includes

  • Accommodations as per itinerary
  • Train tickets as per the itinerary
  • Driver/Guide: Private as per itinerary
  • Entrances Fees: As per itinerary with "Visit" marks
  • Touring by private vehicle

Excludes

  • Items of a personal nature
  • All other items not mentioned as included
  • Select local taxes where applicable
  • Travel insurance; please inquire with your Keytours travel consultant
  • Gratuities for drivers, guides, and escorts

Itinerary

Day

1

Zurich- Arrival

First Class: Hotel Glockenhof Zurich or similar accommodations

Welcome to Zurich! Begin your Swiss adventure with a private transfer to your hotel where you will enjoy a leisurely first day in the country's largest city. Take in the charm and allure of Zurich at your own pace. Overnight in Zurich

Day

2

Zurich-St. Gallen

First Class: Einstein St. Gallen or similar accommodations

Enjoy breakfast at the hotel. Meet your knowledgeable driver-guide in the lobby as you embark on your initial journey to witness the awe-inspiring Rhine Falls, the largest and most powerful waterfall in Europe. This afternoon, you will arrive in St. Gallen, where a captivating adventure awaits. Immerse yourself in a guided tour exploring the charming medieval old town and the renowned Abbey library. Overnight in St. Gallen. (B)

Day

3

St. Gallen-St. Moritz

First Class: Schweizerhof Swiss Quality Hotel or similar accommodations

Start your day with breakfast at the hotel. Today, embark on a journey to the renowned Swiss resort of St. Moritz, renowned for its elegance and scenic beauty. En route, savor the essence of Switzerland by indulging in a visit to the Appenzeller Show Dairy, where you'll witness the craftmanship behind one of Switzerland's most famous products- Swiss Cheese. Immerse yourself in the cheese-making process and indulge in a tasting session to savor the authentic flavors. From here, it's onto the Liechtenstein's capital Vaduz where you will enjoy some time at your leisure. Overnight in St. Moritz. (B)

Day

4

St. Moritz-Bernina Express-Lugano

First Class: Hotel Admiral Lugano or similar accommodations

Begin your day with breakfast at the hotel. Today's adventure unfolds as you board the iconic Bernina Express. This panoramic train journey will transport you from Switzerland, traversing the breathtaking Alps and concluding in the charming town of Tirano, Italy, where you'll have the opportunity to enjoy a leisurely lunch. This afternoon, your dedicated driver will pick you up. The scenic route back unfolds along the picturesque shores of Lake Como, guiding you through the Italian-speaking region of Switzerland knows as Ticino. Overnight in Lugano. (B)

Day

5

Lugano-Glacier Express-Zermatt

First Class: Hotel Chesa Valese or similar accommodations

After breakfast at the hotel, you will depart and travel over the majestic Gotthard mountain pass, leading you to the charming town of Andermatt. Here, you'll have some leisure time to enjoy the town and have lunch. As the afternoon unfolds, embark on an unforgettable journey by boarding the renowned Glacier Express, traversing scenic landscapes until you reach the enchanting destination of Zermatt. Overnight in Zermatt. (B)

Day

6

Zermatt-Cogwheel Train-Montreux

First Class: Hotel Eden Palace Au Lac or similar accommodations

Indulge in breakfast at the hotel. This morning, relish some leisure time in Zermatt and embark on an enchanting journey aboard the cogwheel train up to the Gornergrat. From this vantage point, savor the most breathtaking views of the iconic Matterhorn. Upon returning to Zermatt, your next adventure unfolds as you travel to the French-speaking part of Switzerland. Upon reaching Montreaux, immerse yourself in a leisurely afternoon, enjoying the charm and beauty that this lakeside town has to offer. Overnight in Montreux. (B)

Day

7

Montreaux-GoldenPass-Grindelwald

First Class: Belvedere Swiss Quality Hotel or similar accommodations

Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel, then it's off to the Montreaux train station, where you'll embark on the picturesque GoldenPass journey. Traverse diverse language areas, captivating landscapes, and numerous lakes as you make your way to Interlaken in the Bernese Oberland. Following some leisure time in Interlaken, arrive in the enchanting mountain resort of Grindelwald. Overnight in Grindelwald. (B)

Day

8

Grindelwald-Jungfraujoch Top of Europe-Lucerne

First Class: Hotel des Balance or similar accommodations

Breakfast is at the hotel. In the morning, embark on an exploration of the renowned Jungfraujoch-Top of Europe. The ascent to the pinnacle of Jungfraujoch, Europe's highest-altitude railway station, is a marvel of engineering, with the final stretch ingeniously carved into the mountain itself. Upon returning to Grindelwald, you will be transported to Lucerne via the scenic mountain pass Brunig. In Lucerne, the afternoon unfolds at your leisure, allowing you to savor the charm and beauty of this captivating city. Overnight in Lucerne. (B)

Day

9

Lucerne-Departure

In the morning, you will be transferred to the Zurich Airport onto your next destination.

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