Interlaken – Jungfraujoch – Lucerne – Titlis – Rigi
A leisurely tour to two of Switzerland ’s best known resorts. As popular in winter as in summer, the two lakeside resorts of Interlaken and Lucerne offer fantastic winter scenery and excursions for fun without skis. Explore high alpine peaks, Switzerland ’s traditional winter warmer – Cheese Fondue and enjoy a horse-drawn sleigh ride.
Switzerland Package inclusions:
- 3 x Overnight stay with breakfast and city tax in Interlaken
- 3 x Overnight stay with breakfast and city tax in Lucerne
- 1 x Rail ticket 2nd class: border/airport – Lucerne – Interlaken – border/airport
- 1 x Excursion to Jungfraujoch (non-guided)
- 1 x Night sledging with Cheeses Fondue in Interlaken
- 1 x Excursion to Mount Titlis (non-guided)
- 1 x Day trip to Mount Rigi (non-guided) incl. horse-drawn carriage ride
Upgrade to 1st class on all train rides $95.
Package price and dates:
TRAVEL DATES: January 3 – March 29, 2017
3-star hotel – Doube room: $1335 / Single room: $1624
4-star hotel – Doube room: $1485 / Single room: $1809
5-star hotel – Doube room: $1854 / Single room: $2101
Price P.P. in USD
Prices and availability are subject to change at the time of booking.
Day 1 Arrival:
From Zürich airport via Bern to Interlaken. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Interlaken.
Day 2 Excursion to Junfgraujoch:
Day excursion to the Jungfraujoch– Top of Europe. Impressive views of snow-capped peaks and the magnificent Aletsch Glacier. Overnight in Interlaken.
Day 3 Night sledging & Fondue:
Day at leisure. Enjoy some of the beautiful winter walks around or join the free walking tour of Interlaken (Mon, Wed or Sat). In the early evening pick-up from your hotel by minibus. Travel from Interlaken high into the Swiss Alps, take in the starlit winter panorama before riding down the 1 hour sledge run. Along the way the trail winds through woods, crosses alpine meadows and passes majestic frozen waterfalls. The sledge run finishes at a small local restaurant for a traditional Swiss cheese fondue dinner. Overnight in Interlaken.
Day 4 Lucerne:
Travel by train over the Brünig Pass, past Meiringen famous for its Meringue and the demise of Sherlock Holmes, towards picturesque Lucerne. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Lucerne.
Day 5 Fun on Mount Titlis Glacier:
Snow and ice awaits you at the top of Mt. Titlis. Travel by train to the mountain resort of Engelberg. Take a leisurely stroll through the resort before taking the 3 sets of gondolas to the 3,020m high peak of Mount Titlis. Take the ice-flyer over the glacier’s crevasses, have some fun with the snow toys in the Glacier park and walk the Titlis Cliff walk – Europe’s highest suspension bridge. Overnight in Lucerne.
Day 6 Horse drawn sleigh ride on Mount Rigi:
Journey by boat from Lucerne to Vitznau and by cogwheel train to Rigi Kaltbad. From here take a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh to Rigi First for a hearty Cheese Fondue at restaurant Bärenstube. On days when the horse-drawn carriage is not operating travel to Rigi Kulm, collect your snow shoes and walk towards the Cheese Farm Chäserenholz for a Cheese Fondue before walking down to Rigi Staffel for your return journey to Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.
Day 7 Departure:
Travel by train back to Zürich for your onward journey or return flight home.