9 DAYS 8 NIGHTS BEST OF SWITZERLAND ZURICH LAKE GENEVA MONTREUX ZERMATT BAVENO ST MORITZ INTERLAKEN
TF_SWBO 9D8N ZURICH 06 APR 2019 - 28 SEP 2019
TRIP DESCRIPTION

Tour available every Saturday only.

 

Switzerland's indigo lakes and imposing Alpine backdrop seem to go on forever as you explore the shores of Geneva, Locarno and Montreaux, and enjoy the rugged beauty of the Alps in Zermatt. Cross Lucerne's Chapel Bridge, and the Italian border at Lake Lugano to enjoy a picturesque Italian Lakes setting, boarding a train from Tirano to St. Moritz for equally spectacular views.

 

More Savings:-

  • Travel with Family or Friends (5-15 person), get 5% discount per person
  • Shared Rooming. Save by pairing up with a fellow traveller - pay for a twin room.

Terms & Conditions apply. 

1
Zurich (Arrival)

Welcome to the sophisticated Swiss city of Zurich - a flawless blend of fascinating heritage and modern spirit which you will have an opportunity to explore before meeting your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception and orientation in this beautiful lakeside setting.

Airport Transfer: At the start of the trip, the Radisson Blu hotel is located at Zurich Airport for convenience, so guests can make their own way to the hotel from the Airport terminal.

Meals Welcome Reception
Hotel Radisson Blu or similar
2
Zurich - Berne - Chillon - Lake Geneva (Montreux)

We leave the bright lights of Zurich behind and stop in Berne with its charming Old Town, admiring its cobblestone streets, ornate fountains and arcaded walkways. Journeying to Lake Geneva, we arrive in the resort town of Montreux, set against the pristine backdrop of snow-covered peaks and vineyards. After lunch, we visit the island castle of Chillon Castle, immortalised by Lord Byron's 'Prisoner of Chillon'. For nearly four centuries, this water fortress was the residence of the Counts of Savoy and an important stop for traders.

Transfer by Trafalgar coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Eurotel Riviera or similar
3
Lake Geneva (Montreux) - Zermatt

Enjoy a full morning to explore Montreux at your leisure or consider joining an Optional Experience to cruise Lake Geneva, including a visit to the Charlie Chaplin museum in his former estate, Manoir de Ban. Our next stop is the 15th century vineyards of Cave Champ de Clos for an unforgettable Be My Guest lunch in charming Chexbres. Continue your journey to the resort town of Zermatt, set against the backdrop of the imposing snow-capped Matterhorn, where we'll stay the next two nights.

Be My Guest: Explore centuries of wine tradition at the 15th century vineyards of Cave Champ de Clos during an unforgetable Be My Guest lunch in charming Chexbres.

Transfer by Trafalgar coach tour
Meals Breakfast, Be My Guest Lunch
Hotel Mirabeau Alpine Residence or similar
4
Zermatt

Spend the day soaking up the crisp mountain air and panoramic alpine vistas. You have a full day at leisure to explore the town on your terms, or simply relax in beautiful surrounds. Consider an Optional Experience to the Klein Matterhorn for the most spectacular mountain views or explore the heritage of what was once a remote mountain village.

Meals Breakfast
Hotel Mirabeau Alpine Residence or similar
5
Zermatt - Baveno

Departing Switzerland, we travel to the lakeside town of Baveno on Italy's picturesque Lake Maggiore. Spend the rest of the day soaking up the laidback lakeside atmosphere or consider joining an Optional Experience to Isola Bella, one of the lake's Borromean islands, with its palazzo and exquisite gardens.

Important visa information: This trip will visit Italy for a short period. Some passport holders may require double entry visas.

Transfer by Trafalgar coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Simplon or similar
6
Baveno - St. Moritz

We travel through the scenic Italian countryside, crossing the Swiss border into the scenic Upper Engadine Valley. We stop in the fortified town of Tirano where we will board our train and wind our way through spectacular alpine landscapes en route to the chic resort town of St. Moritz. This evening we dine at our hotel.

Transfer by Trafalgar coach tour
Meals Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel Reine Victoria or similar
7
St. Moritz - Lucerne Oreintation

Meandering through lush green landscapes, past Lake Zurich, we arrive in the fairy-tale lakeside city of Lucerne, surrounded by snow-capped peaks. Pay tribute to the brave Swiss Guards who lost their lives defending King Louis XVI at the Lion Monument and cross the iconic wooden Chapel Bridge before meandering through the city's cobblestone streets lined with colourful façades. Consider joining a cruise on the tranquil lake waters and then ride the world's first Cabrio cable car to the top of Mount Stanserhorn.

Authentic Accommodation: Enjoy the elegance of yesteryear and sweeping lake vistas at the Grand Hotel Europe in Lucerne, where warm Swiss hospitality and a grand past spanning over a century.

Transfer by Trafalgar coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Hotel Grand Europe - authentic accommodation
8
Lucerne - Brienz - Interlaken - Lucerne

We travel to Interlaken at the heart of Switzerland, which lies in the shadows of the Jungfrau Mountain, stopping in the village of Brienz for a Cultural Insight into the centuries-old tradition of wood carving for which this village is so famous. Spend some time at leisure and enjoy superb views of the peaks of the Bernese Oberland. This evening we enjoy a Farewell Dinner with our fellow travellers and Travel Director toasting the highlights of Switzerland we've enjoyed along the way.

Cultural Insight: Explore the wood-carving heritage of Switzerland's picture-perfect lakeside town of Brienz.

Transfer by Trafalgar coach tour
Meals Breakfast, Dinner
Hotel Grand Europe - authentic accommodation
9
Lucerne - Zurich (Departure)

As our journey through the Best of Switzerland comes to an end, we bid our newfound friends a fond farewell. Transfers are available to Zurich airport.

Airport Transfer: Will arrive at Zurich Airport at 8am. 

Transfer by Trafalgar coach tour
Meals Breakfast
Print Trip Details
Trip Inclusive
  • 8 nights accommodation
  • Daily breakfast
  • 1 lunch and 3 dinners
  • Orientation of Zurich and Lucerne
  • View the Chapel Bridge and Lion Monument in Lucerne, the Jungfrau and Matterhorn mountains (weather permitting), Lake Maggiore, Lake Lugano and Lake Como
  • Visit the Federal capital Berne, Montreux, the Castle of Chillon, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Interlaken and Brienz
  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • An expert Travel Director and separate Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • VIP entry to many sights
  • Airport transfers are provided on the last day. Conditions apply.
Trip Exclude
  • International and/or Domestic air ticket
  • Personal Expenses
  • Lunches, dinners, morning and afternoon tea, boat cruises unless specified
Optional Addon
ITEMADULTCHILD
Pre-pay gratuities for Travel Director and Driver 378.40 378.40
General Terms
  • Rates quoted are subject to change without prior notice and/or upon hotel confirmation. This may be due to any special event and any immediate room surcharges implied by the hotel.
  • Within 7 days of booking, your land reservation will be confirmed on receipt of a non-refundable/non-transferrable deposit.
  • By booking with us, you are accepted Trafalgar’s booking term & conditions.
  • No refunds are given for any unused portion of this package or during tour.
  • Children under 5 years of age are not eligible to travel.
  • Children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult, who will be responsible for their welfare and supervision.
  • Full payment is required in order for process booking if booking received less than 50 working days prior to departure. Seat subject to availability.
  • 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.
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Payment Terms
  • Deposit for this package is minimum MYR 1500.00 per person.
Package Remarks
  • General travel period: April 2019 until September 2019 - Every Saturday only.
  • Young traveller limited to one discount per room.
  • Solo Traveller save by pairing up with a fellow traveller (of the same gender) in a non-smoking, twin room. Pay for a twin room only, with no single supplement.
  • Deposit Protection - if you are forced to cancel your booking, instead of losing your deposit, we will keep it as a credit. This credit for future trip, for up to five years. Cancellation fees and deadlines remain unchanged.
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  • Airport transfer are not included if to add pre/post night. Please ask for transfer prices at the time of booking your extra night accommodation.

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