SWITZERLAND & FRANKFURT

8 Days


Day 1:

Arrival in Switzerland - Interlaken Welcome to Switzerland. The alpine country that you have been watching in movies and reading about since childhood! Board your train from Zurich to Interlaken - known for its spectacular mountain scenery, sparkling lakes & folklore traditions. Check-in upon arrival and spend your first night here unpacking the essentials (and charging your phone and camera) to prepare for a week full of adventure and excitement. Overnight Interlaken.

Day 2:

Interlaken After breakfast, proceed to Stans, the starting point to reach The Stanserhorn, where you take the funicular and the cable car up the mountain. The cable car, called CabriO, has two decks. The upper deck is open and offers a great opportunity to take pictures. Overnight Interlaken.

 

Optional Tours: 1.

Grindelwald First :

Take the train to the town of Grindelwald for your “First” excursion. The Grindelwald First Lift – a 3 staged and was once the longest Chair lift of Europe. Lake Bachalpsee area where the snow-clad Alpine peaks are mirrored in its blue, crystal-clear waters. Price Includes: Grindelwald - First - aerial gondola ride plus your choice of any two activities. Activities: 1. First Flyer 2. First Glider 3. Mountain cart 4. Trotti Bike.

 

2.Jungfraujoch

After a scenic train ride through alps, reach Grindelwald where you ride a spectacular cogwheel train to the top. Standing on the Jungfraujoch 3,454 meters above sea level, you can feel it with your first step: this is a different world. It's one you have to experience.

 

Day 3:

Interlaken - Lucerne After breakfast, check out and board the train to Lucerne which has hourly frequency. Its picturesque old town that can easily be explored on foot. Arriving in Lucerne after 2 hours, reach the hotel and keep your luggage and return to Lucerne Station for Lake Lucerne Cruise - Right next to the station, proceed to Cruise pier. Your Swiss pass covers the boat cruise on Lake Lucerne. You’ll be fascinated by the scenery, the attractions of inland navigation and the historical places dotted along the shoreline. On the outer deck, enjoy the breath of fresh air. The mountain peaks gave you adrenaline rush now the cruise will calm your nerves! Overnight Lucerne.

 

Day 4, Lucerne

Today after breakfast, take scenic train ride to Engelberg to visit Mt Titlis. Experience the world’s first revolving cable car that takes approximately 45 minutes to reach to the top of Switzerland’s highest vantage point with a breath-taking 360-degree view of the snow clad Swiss Alps. A spot not to miss is there recently opened "Cliff Walk" which is a thrilling and the ultimate highlight of walking at a height of 10 000 feet on a suspension bridge over the glaciers below. It is a unique experience to be enjoyed on Mt. Titlis. In the evening, have a leisurely walk on the historical & wooden Kappelbrucke (Chapel bridge), see the famous Napoleon-era Lion Monument - a giant dying lion carved out of a wall of sandstone rock above a pond, designed as a memorial for the Swiss soldiers. Overnight at Lucerne

 

Day 5, Lucerne - Zurich

After breakfast, proceed to Zurich by train which takes about an hour. The financial centre of Switzerland and also home of FIFA's headquarters, Zurich is abuzz with activity day and night with its countless events, diverse museums, own food festival and Switzerland’s most vibrant nightlife. Reach hotel to keep the luggage & proceed to Schaffhausen by train to see the mightiest waterfall in Europe. Located on the High Rhine on the border between the cantons of Schaffhausen and Zürich, it is the most powerful waterfall in Europe. Overnight Zurich

 

Day 6, Zurich - Frankfurt

After breakfast, checkout and proceed to Frankfurt - Located on the river Main, Frankfurt is the financial capital of Continental Europe and the transportation center of Germany. Known for its futuristic skyline, Frankfurt is home of the European Central Bank and the German Stock Exchange. The train journey will take around 5 hrs. Check into the hotel. Overnight at Frankfurt

 

Day 7, Frankfurt

After breakfast, begin your first day in this European metropolis. Discover all the major sights of Frankfurt aboard a double-decker bus. Explore the former Coronation City of the German Emperors and the modern European Banking Center. Explore the diversity of this historic and modern metropolis. Come and see one of the largest European rail stations, the Museum Embankment, European Central Bank and the banking quarter with its skyscrapers – among them the biggest office buildings in Europe. Hop off and walk across the historic heart of the city called “Römer”– marvel at the famous old city hall, visit the Paul´s Church and the Cathedral. See the “Hauptwache” – former headquarters of the city's Stadtwehr militia, the shopping street “Zeil”, the beautiful Old Opera and the big towers of the former city wall. Overnight Frankfurt.

 

Day 8, Depart Frankfurt

After breakfast, checkout and depart to Airport by private transfer. (Or you can extend your stay to explore the destination on own.)

Inclusions:

• 7 nights’ Accommodation (Bed & Breakfast)

• Swiss Travel Pass 2nd class 4 consecutive days

• Private transfer from Frankfurt Hotel to Frankfurt Airport

• Zurich to Interlaken - 2nd Class Train Ticket

• Zurich to Frankfurt - 2nd Class Train Ticket

• Mt Stanserhorn Excursion

• Lake Lucerne Cruise

• Mt Titlis ticket

• Visit the Kappelbrucke & Lion Monument

• Visit to Rhine Falls

• Explore the city of Zurich

• Hop on Hop off tour for 24 hrs in Frankfurt

Exclusions:

• Local city taxes collected by the hotels.

• Travel Insurance

• Any items not mentioned in the program



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