8 DAYS 7 NIGHTS SWISS HIGHLIGHTS OF LUCERNE, ST. MORITZ, ZERMATT & INTERLAKEN
ST_FIT08 8D7N INTERLAKEN 01 APR 2019 - 17 OCT 2019
TRIP DESCRIPTION

On this journey you discover historic Lucerne, glamorous St. Moritz, charming Zermatt, the gateway to the Eiger, Monach & Jungfrau - Interlaken and the Galcier Express - the slowest fast train in the world!

1
Basel or Geneva or Zurich (Arrival) - Lucerne

Welcome to Switzerland!

Upon arrival at Basel or Geneva or Zurich airport, your are advised to collect your travel document at the airport.

Travel documents including of rail ticket are ready for collection/pick-up at airport. Use the train ticket and make your way by train from airport to Lucerne. Upon arrive at Lucerne railway station, make your own way to hotel by walk or local transportation.

Hotel standard check in time 1500pm.

Depending on your arrival time, take the opportunity to discover the Old Town on your own or to meet The Lion of Lucerne (15-minute walk from Old Town). The lakeside city of Lucerne is hotting up just in time for the season. Use the Swiss Coupon Pass voucher for dining, shopping and many more. 

Swiss Coupon Pass - The services and attractions listed in the coupon book can be found in 11 different destinations. Discover 100 exclusive 2 for 1 offers. Take advantage of 50% discount on many offers from gastronomy, leisure and public transport. A selection of discount offer available for:

  • Tourist attractions, adventure parks, museums
  • Guided Tours on foot, by coach, mini-train and Segway
  • Swiss Federal Railways SBB (discounts on money exchange and Mondaine watch)
  • Restaurants (Swiss and international cuisine)
  • UNESCO Sites and Swiss Castles
  • Swiss mountain and cruise tours and dining experiences
  • Entrance fees for pools and thermal baths
  • Rentals (cars, motorcycles, bicycles and sports equipment)
  • Chocolate, milk, and cheese- experiences

NOTE: Information of airport collection will be send via email prior to arrival.
Travellers are allowed to use existing rail ticket from any border/city of Switzerland instead of from airport. Please inform us in advance in order to send travel document to your hotel in Switzerland.

Transfer by Train (self-guided)
Hotel 3 star: De la Paix or similar | 4 star: Des Balances or similar
2
Lucerne - Mount Pilatus - Lucerne

Today, enjoy a trip to the Mount Pilatus at your own leisure time.

The pilatus promises unique views overlooking Lake Lucerne and a breathtaking alpine panorama. Many awesome activities await you on the mountain. Walk the flower path or learn more about the legends and myths of the region on the dragon path. Adventurous visitors can make a stop in Fränkmüntegg and prove their courage in the rope park or on the toboggan run. Top off your visit with a delicious meal on Pilatus Kulm and let the cable car or the cog railway take you back to Kriens or Alpnachstad.

  • Roundtrip from Lucerne to Mt. Pilatus at 2128m
  • Travel from Lucerne by train (15 - 17 mins) or by boat trip (50 – 90 mins) on Lake Lucerne, at Alpnachstad take the world’s steepest cogwheel train to Mt. Pilatus. From Pilatus Kulm, you would descend on a cable car to Fräkmüntegg. In Fräkmüntegg, you would switch to a panoramic gondola down to Kriens. From Kriens, walk to Bus stop (5-min) you would take a bus no.1 back to Lucerne main railway station (approx. 15 minutes).

NOTE: Always double check/search the train/boat timetable for the time you want before proceed to station. We strongly recommend you to download the Swiss Travel Guide - first public transportation app for tourist in Switzerland and your essential travel companion. Check all the train timetable, train station maps and many more. 

Transfer by Train (self-guided)
Meals Breakfast
Hotel 3 star: De la Paix or similar | 4 star: Des Balances or similar
3
Lucerne - St. Moritz

Breakfast at hotel. Hotel check out time 1000am.

Make your own way by walk or by local transportation to Lucerne main train station and take the train to St. Moritz main station. The average journey time between is 4 hrs and 51 mins. To travel from Lucerne to St-Moritzwill require a minimum of 2 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use the journey planner  to search for a specific travel date.

Upon arrive at ST. Moritz main train station, make your own way to hotel by walk or local transportation. Hotel standard check in time 1500pm. St. Moritz is more than just a holiday resort. It was also the birthplace of Alpine winter tourism (in 1864) and has twice hosted the Winter Olympics. Guests from all over the world appreciate the modern Alpine lifestyle. The Via Serlas guarantees great shopping in a small space, though you can also find local specialities like the famous Engadine nut tart just around the corner. 

Depending on your arrival time, take the opportunity to visit Segantini-Museum – dedicated to the painter Giovanni Segantini who spent the final five years of his life in the Engadine.

Transfer by Train (self-guided)
Meals Breakfast
Hotel 3 star: Hauser Swiss Quality or similar | 4 star: Schweizerhof Swiss Quality or similar
4
St. Moritz - Glacier Express - Zermatt

Check out hotel after breakfast. Make your own way by walk or by local transportation to St. Moritz train station and take the world famous Glacier Express for a ride in the panorama carriage to Zermatt. 

The Glacier Express offers a journey for the senses – from Engadine right to the Matterhorn. On its relaxing drive from dazzling St. Moritz to equally sophisticated Zermatt, the Glacier Express delights travellers with scenic attractions and technical state-of-the-art achievements. 

The train is also referred to as the 'slowest express train in the world', the journey takes about 8 hrs. There is a good reason for this slow pace, the train squeezes its way through the Alps, through narrow valleys, tight curves, 91 tunnels, and across 291 bridges. Traveling on board the Glacier Express is comfortable. Both 1st and 2nd class coaches have panoramic sealed windows all the way to the roof. The train is air conditioned. Information about the routes and sites along the way is provided via headphones. There is a trolley serving snacks, drinks and souvenirs at your place. Also there's an on-board bar, and meals will be served at your seat.

Approx. 1710pm or 1810pm will reach Zermatt train station, make your own way to hotel by walk. Check in hotel and at own leisure.

Zermatt at the foot of the Matterhorn and a car-free zone. Village of Findeln – original Valais settlement with a small chapel; it has Switzerland’s highest rye crop fields at an altitude of 2100 metres.

NOTE: Train departure time will be advised once booking has been book and confirm.

Transfer by Train (self-guided)
Meals Breakfast
Hotel 3 star: Jagerhof or similar | 4 star: Monte Rosa or similar
5
Zermatt - Gornergrat - Zermatt

Today, enjoy a trip to the Gornergrat at your own leisure time.

Surrounded by no fewer than 29 4000-metre giants such as the majestic Matterhorn and the Dufourspitze as well as the third-longest glacier of the Alps, Gornergrat rewards visitors with a view that is overwhelming indeed. 

Climb up the mountain to 3’135 Meter above sea level in the historic Gornergratbahn. On the Gornergrat you can experience a unique alpine panorama with 29 mountains over 4’000 meters including the incredible Matterhorn. Furthermore you will catch a glimpse of the beautiful Findel Glacier, Gorner Glacier and the Grenzgletscher.

  • Roundtrip on a cogwheel train (approx. 35 mins) from Zermatt to Gornergrat at 3089m
  • Use the Gornergrat as a starting point for scenic walks in the area
  • Gornergrat Railway normally runs daily every 24 minutes from 07.00-19.24 hours. Check timetable at station in Zermatt
  • Attractions: View of the glaciers of Monte Rosa, reflection of Matterhorn in Lake Riffel (visible in calm weather)
Transfer by Train (self-guided)
Meals Breakfast
Hotel 3 star: Jagerhof or similar | 4 star: Monte Rosa or similar
6
Zermatt - Interlaken

After breakfast and check out hotel. Hotel check out time 1000am.

Make your own way by walk to Zermatt main station and take a train ride to Interlaken. The average journey time between Zermatt and Interlaken Ost is 2 hrs and 36 mins and will require a minimum of 2 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays.

Upon arrive, make your own way to hotel. Most of the hotels are at walking distance from the rail station Interlaken Ost.

Hotel standard check in time 1500pm.

Depending on your arrival time, take the opportunity to discover Interlaken - lies in the Bernese Oberland on a alluvial plain, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Use the Swiss Coupon Pass voucher for dining, shopping and many more. 

NOTE: Check/search the train timetable for the time you want before proceed to station.

Transfer by Train (self-guided)
Meals Breakfast
Hotel 3 star: Hotel Crystal or similar | 4 star: Hotel Interlaken or similar
7
Interlaken - Jungfraujoch - Interlaken

Today, enjoy a trip to the Jungfraujoch at your own leisure time.

Dive into a world of eternal ice. From Grindelwald the cogwheel train takes you up to the highest train station of Europe on 3’454 meter above sea level. With an elevator you will overcome the last few meters from the train station to the world famous Sphinx viewing platform. Lean back and enjoy the unique views overlooking the midlands, the Aletsch Glacier and the snowcapped mountains of the Swiss Alps. You can even get a glimpse of countless four-thousand-meter peaks in the far distance.

  • Round trip by train from Interlaken Ost to Grindelwald (30mins)
  • Round trip by cogwheel train from Grindelwald to the Jungfraujoch (at 3454m)
    (From Interlaken Ost station to Lauterbrunnen or Grindelwald via the Bernese Oberland Railway. Change to the Wengernalp rack railway and go to Kleine Scheidegg. Ride the Jungfrau Railway directly from there to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. Journey time from Interlaken-Ost: 2 hours.)
  • Restaurant and shops available
  • Trains run every half hour from 7am to 6pm (please take note of the season). Please check the timetables on site.

Interlaken also the gateway to Schilthorn Piz Gloria - Bond World. Why not spent a visit? Visitors can follow in James Bond’s footsteps by visiting the interactive adventure exhibition “Bond World 007” or on the new “007 Walk of Fame”. Unusual and truly bottomless perspectives open up on the “Skyline Walk” and the “Thrill Walk” at the intermediate stop Birg.

Transfer by Train (self-guided)
Meals Breakfast
Hotel 3 star: Hotel Crystal or similar | 4 star: Hotel Interlaken or similar
8
Interlaken (Departure)

At own leisure. Hotel check out time 1000am.

Your arrangements conclude today and make your own way to Airport or any city's of Switzerland by train.

NOTE: Check/search the train timetable for the time you want before proceed to station.

Transfer by Train (self-guided)
Meals Breakfast
Print Trip Details
Trip Inclusive
  • 1 night accommodation in St. Moritz and hotel city tax
  • 6 nights accommodation in Lucerne (2N), Zermatt (2N), Interlaken (2N) and hotel city tax
  • Daily breakfast
  • 1 x Rail ticket on 2nd class: Border/airport to Lucerne to St. Moritz to Zermatt to Interlaken to border/airport including up to 50% reductions on selected transport services (mountain railways, trains, buses and boats)
  • Self-Guided Excursion to: Mount Pilatus, Gornergrat and Jungfraujoch
  • 1 x Swiss Coupon Pass with 100 discount coupons and redeemable across 11 famous cities/towns in Switzerland
  • 1 x Seat reservation on the Glacier Express
Trip Exclude
  • International and/or Domestic air ticket
  • Personal Expenses and Travel Insurance
  • Lunches, dinners, morning and afternoon tea, boat cruises, train rides, cable ride, visit and entrance fees other than those specified on trip pages.
Optional Addon
ITEMADULTCHILD
Upgrade to 1st class rail per person per trip 701.20 -
3 course Lunch on Glacier Express (Zermatt to St Moritz) 243.60 -
General Terms
  • Rates quoted based on dynamic pricing and are subject to change without prior notice and/or upon confirmation.
  • Hotels room are subject to availability.
  • By booking with us, you are accepted Switzerland Travel Centre‚Äôs booking term & conditions, https://switzerlandtravelcentre.ch/en/gtc/
  • No refunds are given for any unused portion of this package or during tour.
  • Full payment is required in order for process booking if booking received less than 50 working days prior to departure. Hotels room subject to availability.
  • No bookings are accepted less than 45 working days prior to departure.
  • 12fly of Malaysian Harmony shall not be liable for any loses or expenses incurred due to delay, sickness, weather, strikes or any other causes beyond its control, such losses and expenses shall be borne by the clients.
  • Others 12fly terms & conditions applies.
Payment Terms
  • Deposit for this package is minimum MYR 1000.00 per person.
Package Remarks
  • General travel period: April until October 2019 (Travel must be completed by 17 October2019).
  • Package tour can be taken in reverse.
  • Additional nights can be added at any point in the tour. Send us a request with details of travel date, number of travelers and choice of hotel category for a prices on extra night accommodation.
  • Child price: Please send us a request with number of child, age, travel date, hotel category and bedding configuration.
  • A handling fee of MYR 600.00 per service per file will be imposed for any processing a cancellation or change of a booking after booking confirmed.
  • Surcharges apply on special events. Surcharge will be advise once accommodation is confirm.

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