EXPERIENCE

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SWITZERLAND

SALES BROCHURE SUMMER 2015

SUMMER 2015 APRIL – OCTOBER


Content

Rail Experience

Glacier Express 2

Bernina Express 4

Glacier & Bernina Express 6

Wilhelm Tell Express 8

On the tracks of the GoldenPass Line 10

Panoramic Roundtrip 12

Switzerland Rail Adventure 14

Best of Switzerland 16

Highlights of Switzerland 18

Most Famous Mountain Peaks 20

Best of Mountain Railways 22

Switzerland`s Peaks 24

Grand Tour of Switzerland NEW

Grand Tour of Switzerland – Self Drive 26

Grand Train Tour of Switzerland – Individual FIT Tour 30

Grand Train Tour of Switzerland – Escorted Group Tour 33

Culture & Tradition NEW

Switzerland`s Traditions 36

The Chocolate & Cheese Side of Switzerland 38

Active Holidays

Hike & Rail on the Glacier Express Route NEW 40

Cycling Tour / Aare Route 42

007 Bungy Jump Verzasca Valley 44

Swiss Coupon Pass NEW

Swiss Coupon Pass – 2 for 1 Dine & Discover 46

Conditions

Booking & Payment Conditions 47


May and October:

1st class train upgrade*

Offer: 3 days / 2 nights

Price: from CHF 525

Glacier Express

Zermatt – St. Moritz

From the Matterhorn to the Upper Engadine or vice versa. Travel on the famous Glacier Express – one of Switzerland’s

best scenic train rides across the Alps connecting two of the most popular resorts – Zermatt and St. Moritz.

The entire journey takes around 7.5 hours and crosses 291 bridges, passes through 91 tunnels and climbs over the

2033 m high Oberalp Pass. There are of course faster ways to travel but none as beautiful as the journey by Glacier

Express, the panoramic train traveling right through the Swiss Alps. Here the journey is very much the destination.

Included services

• Rail ticket 2nd class: border/airport – Zermatt – St. Moritz – border/airport

• 50% for most trains, buses, boats and mountain railways between first and last travel date

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Zermatt

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in St. Moritz

• Seat reservation on the Glacier Express from Zermatt to St. Moritz

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to know

• With the Swiss Coupon Pass you benefit from 2 for 1 offers such as the Gornergrat Experience, and lunch or

dinner in St. Moritz and Zermatt.

• The Glacier Express is one of the world`s most iconic railway journeys.

Tourcode: FI.105 Glacier Express double single triple supplements

Price per person in CHF low high low high low high

3* hotel 525 539 569 591 509 533

4* hotel 609 619 647 691 586 610

Upgrade to 1 st class on all train rides 124

Lunch on Glacier Express ( 3-course menu) 43

Dish of the day on Glacier Express 30

Price per child in CHF 3* hotel 4* hotel

0 - 2.9 years FOC FOC

3 - 5.9 years 114 140

6 - 11.9 years 161 204

12 - 15.9 years 273 350

Low season: 07.04. - 14.06.2015 and 15.09. - 26.10.2015 / High season: 15.06. - 14.09.2015. For children from 0 - 2 years the seat reservation is

not included, extra charges apply.

*excluding Indian market (May).

Glacier Express

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Day 1: Arrival Zermatt

Transfer by train from the border, airport or any other destination in Switzerland to Zermatt. Short walk to your hotel

and check in.

Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. The town‘s touristic development is closely linked to what is most probably

the world‘s most famous mountain. Zermatt is a car-free zone, has preserved its original character and offers

nearly unlimited possibilities as far as excursions are concerned.

Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 2: Zermatt - St. Moritz with Glacier Express

Today you take the world famous Glacier Express for a thrilling ride in panoramaic carriages to St. Moritz. Take in

some of the most dramatic scenery Switzerland has to offer. The journey is commentary, via complimentary headphones

and explains the amazing engineering feat in overcoming extreme altitude variations by train. After an exhilarating

trip, you will arrive in St. Moritz, the world famous holiday resort. Overnight in St. Moritz.

Day 3: Departure

After breakfast you can enjoy St. Moritz a little bit longer and visit some of the many shops in this town or participate

in one of the traditional sports, such as hiking, climbing or enjoy a spot of sailing, windsurfing, a rubber dinghy ride

on the River Inn, tennis or horseriding. In addition, St. Moritz with a total of four golf courses is a golfer`s paradise.

Transfer by rail to the airport/border back home or your next holiday destination.

Glacier Express

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May and October:

1st class train upgrade*

Offer: 3 days / 2 nights

Price: from CHF 456

Bernina Express

St. Moritz – Tirano – Lugano

The Bernina Express runs through the ancient landscape of Switzerland‘s beautiful Grisons (Graubünden) making

short work of the 55 tunnels, 196 bridges and steep inclines along the way. Special observation cars will let you

admire the route as well as the mighty glaciers, viaducts and palm trees from the comfort of your seat. The final

stretch of the Bernina Express line has been classed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2008. For some

southern charm you change in Tirano to the Bernina Express Bus which will take you onwards to Ticino. Through

the vineyards to Veltlin and along the banks of Lake Como this lovely journey ends in Lugano, Ticino’s largest town.

Included services

• Rail ticket 2nd class: border/airport - St. Moritz – Tirano (IT) - Lugano – border/airport

• 50% for most trains, buses, boats and mountain railways between first and last travel date

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in St. Moritz

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Lugano

• Seat reservation on the Bernina Express train from St. Moritz to Tirano

• Seat reservation on the Bernina Express bus from Tirano to Lugano

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to know

• Use the Swiss Coupon Pass for a 2 for 1 upgrade on the Bernina Express and an entrance to Swissminiatur with

lunch.

• UNESCO World Heritage site 2008

Tourcode: FI.104 Bernina Express double single triple supplements

Price per person in CHF low high low high low high

3* hotel 456 472 533 546 438 453

4* hotel 572 583 712 719 531 546

Upgrade to 1 st class on all train rides 81

Price per child in CHF 3* hotel 4* hotel

0 - 2.9 years FOC FOC

3 - 5.9 years 108 141

6 - 11.9 years 155 210

12 - 15.9 years 253 346

Low season: 07.04.- 14.06.2015 and 01.10.-26.10.2015 / High season: 15.06. - 30.09.2015. For children from 0 - 2 years the seat reservation is

not included, extra charges apply.

*excluding Indian market (May).

Bernina Express

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Day 1: Arrival St. Moritz

Transfer by train from the border, airport or any other destination in Switzerland to St. Moritz. Short walk to your

hotel, check in and leisure time.

King Carl Gustaf of Sweden is only one of the many prominent guests of St. Moritz. St. Moritz is often called an Alpine

metropolis. There are numerous luxury hotels, spas and upscale shops against an Alpine background of lakes

and mountains.

Overnight in St. Moritz.

Day 2: St. Moritz - Lugano with Bernina Express

Board the narrow-gauge Bernina Express at St. Moritz station and enjoy one of the most impressive scenic rail

journeys Switzerland has to offer. Climbing over the spectacular Bernina Pass to more than 2253 m you pass snow

covered mountain peaks and glaciers then descend towards Poschiavo and Brusio. Travel over circular viaducts and

pass through winding tunnels before reaching Tirano in Italy which is the end of the Bernina line. Change to the

Bernina Express Bus which will take you onwards to Ticino. Through the vineyards of Veltlin and along the banks of

Lake Como this lovely journey ends in Lugano – Southern Switzerland’s largest town. Overnight in Lugano.

Day 3: Departure

After your breakfast you have more leisure time in Lugano, the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino. Lugano is

not only Switzerland‘s third most important financial centre and a conference, banking and business centre, but also

a town of parks and flowers, villas and sacred buildings. With Mediterranean flair, Lugano offers all the advantages

of a world-class city, combined with the cachet of a small town.

Transfer by rail to the airport/border for your departure back home or to your next holiday destination.

Bernina Express

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May and October:

1st class train upgrade*

Offer: 4 days / 3 nights

Price: from CHF 696

Glacier & Bernina Express

Zermatt – St. Moritz – Lugano

Discover the one-of-a-kind mountain landscape in the Swiss Alps - from the comfort of your seat onboard

the Glacier and Bernina Express trains. In the panoramic carriages of the lacier and Bernina Express

you travel across impressive viaducts, through winding and helical tunnels, past raging mountain torrents,

glaciers and glittering snow covered landscapes. The panoramic carriages offer uninhibited views of

Alpine passes and mountain lakes, steep cliffs and pristine forests. You will enjoy the sight of deep ravines formed

by water that exhibit bizarre rock formations, plus gently sloping plains and characteristic mountain villages.

Included services

• Rail ticket 2nd class: border/airport – Zermatt – St. Moritz – Lugano – border/airport

• 50% for most trains, buses, boats and mountain railways between first and last travel date

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Zermatt

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in St. Moritz

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Lugano

• Seat reservation on the Glacier Express

• Seat reservation on the Bernina Express

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to know

• With the Swiss Coupon Pass you benefit from 2 for 1 offers such as the Gornergrat Experience and an upgrade

on the Bernina Express.

• The Glacier Express is one of the world`s most iconic railway journeys.

• UNESCO World Heritage Site 2008

Tourcode: FIT.55 Glacier & Bernina Express double single triple supplements

Price per person in CHF low high low high low high

3* hotel 696 723 799 834 673 703

4* hotel 834 859 978 1029 785 824

Upgrade to 1 st class on all train rides 140

Lunch on Glacier Express ( 3-course menu) 43

Dish of the day on Glacier Express 30

Price per child in CHF 3* hotel 4* hotel

0 - 2.9 years FOC FOC

3 - 5.9 years 187 227

6 - 11.9 years 257 325

12 - 15.9 years 413 534

Low season: 07.04.- 14.06.2015 and 15.09. - 26.10.2015 / High season: 15.06. - 14.09.2015. For children from 0 - 2 years the seat reservation is

not included, extra charges apply. *excluding Indian market (May).

Glacier & Bernina Express

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Day 1: Arrival Zermatt

Transfer by train from the border, airport or any other destination in Switzerland to Zermatt. Short walk to your hotel

and check in, time to explore Zermatt. Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. The town‘s touristic development

is closely linked to what is most probably the world‘s most famous mountain. The resort is a car-free zone, has preserved

its original character and offers nearly unlimited possibilities as far as excursions are concerned. Overnight

in Zermatt.

Day 2: Zermatt - St. Moritz with Glacier Express

A fascinating rail journey with the slowest express train in the world. It is a spectacular alternative to a flight over

the Alps. You cross several bridges and go through many tunnels while traversing the Alps. Through the impressive

Rhine gorge, over the Oberalp pass (2,033m/6,670ft) and along the deep valley of the Rhône, the Glacier Express

travels through an incredibly fascinating and impressing part of the Alps. Short walk from St. Moritz railway station

to your hotel and overnight in St. Moritz.

Day 3: St. Moritz - Lugano with Bernina Express

The Bernina Express runs along adventurous and historical trails. No wonder the UNESCO rated this legendary

railway as a World Heritage Site. The spectacular stretch of railway line in combination with the pristine mountain

landscape of Switzerland has harmonized with the surrounding nature and technology for more than 100 years. The

train starts in Overnight in Lugano.

Day 4: Departure

After a healthy breakfast you can enjoy some more free time in Lugano before you depart back home. Lugano,

the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino, is not only Switzerland‘s third most important financial centre and

a conference, banking and business centre, but also a town of parks and flowers, villas and sacred buildings. With

Mediterranean flair, Lugano offers all the advantages of a world-class city, combined with the cachet of a small town.

Glacier & Bernina Express

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Offer: 3 days / 2 nights

Price: from CHF 566

Wilhelm Tell Express

Lucerne – Lugano

The Wilhelm Tell Express links two of Switzerland’s most attractive regions: Central Switzerland and Ticino.

It starts with an unforgettable cruise aboard a vintage paddle steamer from Lucerne to Flüelen. It is

then on to the Italian-speaking part with its Mediterranean climate, palm trees and glittering blue lakes.

It’s hard to believe that a cruise of this length of duration is possible on Lake Lucerne. One repeatedly

has the feeling of simply being on a small romantic lake, encircled by idyllic places and nearby mountains.

But then the steamer makes a gracious turn around a headland, just where the lake seems to

come to an end. Your steamboat will take you to Flüelen, where the Gotthard Railway awaits you.

Included services

• Rail ticket 1st class border/airport – Lucerne – Lugano – border/airport

• 50% for most trains, buses, boats and mountain railways between first and last travel date

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Lucerne

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Lugano

• Seat reservation on the Wilhelm Tell Express

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good To Know

• The only tour that combines a lake cruise and a panorama train in one journey.

• Use the Swiss Coupon Pass for a 2 for 1 City Tour Lucerne and Lugano as well as an entrance to Swissminiatur

including lunch.

Tourcode: FIT.04 Wilhelm Tell Express double single triple supplements

Price per person in CHF low high low high low high

3* hotel 566 580 662 675 544 549

4* hotel 655 666 821 828 598 612

Price per child in CHF 3* hotel 4* hotel

0 - 2.9 years FOC FOC

3 - 5.9 years 140 166

6 - 11.9 years 191 234

12 - 15.9 years 285 349

Low season: 07.04.- 14.06.2015 and 01.10.- 26.10.2015 / High season: 15.06. - 30.09.2015. For children from 0 - 2 years the seat reservation is

not included, extra charges apply.

Wilhelm Tell Express

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Day 1: Arrival Lucerne

Transfer by rail from the border, airport or any other destination in Switzerland to Lucerne. Short walk from the railway

station to your hotel. Depending on arrival time, you will have the opportunity to discover the Old Town. Lucerne lies

on the river Reuss, at the end of Lake Lucerne, framed by impressive mountains. The city has been a stronghold of

tourism since 1840, thanks to the well-preserved Old Town with its Chapel Bridge and Water Tower.

Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 2: Lucerne - Lugano with Wilhelm Tell Express

The Wilhelm Tell Express links two of Switzerland’s most attractive regions: Central Switzerland and Ticino. The trip

starts in Lucerne as you board a nostalgic paddle steamer or diesel vessel and cruise to Flüelen on Lake Lucerne

in about 2,5 hours. While you enjoy lunch (19.- CHF lunch voucher is included) in the first-class restaurant, you can

watch tranquil bays, picturesque villages and historic landmarks such as the Rütli and the Tellsplatte glide silently by

on the starboard and port side. In Flüelen, only a few steps away from the pier, board the air-conditioned, first-class

panorama cars of the Swiss Federal Railways. The trip continues through the awesome Reuss Valley with its deep

ravines and precipitous cliffs. The world-famous Gotthard line swiftly climbs from 470 to about 1100 meters above

sea level to finally enter the 15 kilometer long Gotthard tunnel in Göschenen, Europe’s most important north/south

gateway. Countless spiral and horseshoe tunnels, galleries and bridges testify to the remarkable achievements of the

men who built this masterpiece of civil engineering. Then, after the 10-minute tunnel passage, you’ll arrive in Ticino.

In the Leventina Valley, the Wilhelm Tell Express crosses breathtaking cantilevered bridges and passes charming

villages on its way to Bellinzona. Change here to continue your journey to Lugano. Overnight in Lugano.

Day 3: Departure

After breakfast you can have more time in Lugano and enjoy the city and it`s surroundings before you head back by

rail to the airport/border or on to your next holiday destination.

Lugano, the largest town in the holiday region of Ticino, is not only Switzerland‘s third most important financial centre

and a conference, banking and business centre, but also a town of parks and flowers, villas and sacred buildings.

With Mediterranean flair, Lugano offers all the advantages of a world-class city, combined with the cachet of a small

town.

Wilhelm Tell Express

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Offer: 3 days / 2 nights

Price: from CHF 371

On the tracks of the GoldenPass Line

Lucerne – Interlaken – Montreux

Combine three of the most attractive regions in Switzerland in one exciting rail holiday on the GoldenPass Line

from Central Switzerland via the Bernese Oberland to the Lake Geneva region. Two languages, three worlds, six

lakes, one line: That’s the GoldenPass Line. In Montreux, palm trees and southern ambience still prevail along

the „Swiss Riviera“. French peppers the air. The golden panorama train squeezes through vineyards and gardens

on its ascent, one last glimpse back at Lake Geneva, a tunnel, then black fir trees, fast-flowing streams. Cosy

chalets in the valley and on the slopes. Lake Thun soon comes into view en route to Interlaken. The train, which

waits here, wishes to acquaint you with Lake Brienz and the Giessbach waterfalls near Brienz, before moving on.

Included services

• Rail ticket 2nd class border/airport – Lucerne – Interlaken - Montreux – border/airport

• 50% for most trains, buses, boats and mountain railways between first and last travel date

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Lucerne

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Montreux

• Seat reservation on the GoldenPass Line from Lucerne to Interlaken Ost on Zentralbahn and Interlaken Ost –

Montreux on the GoldenPass Line

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to know

• The tour includes two panoramic railway lines from Lake Lucerne towards the Alpine summits and then on to

Lake Geneva or the other way around.

• With the Swiss Coupon Pass benefit from a 2 for 1 meal on top of Rochers-de-Nayers, and an entrance to Chateau

Chillon.

Tourcode: FIT.03 GoldenPass Line double single triple supplements

Price per person in CHF low high low high low high

3* hotel 371 446 475 534 358 408

4* hotel 455 499 577 643 427 444

Upgrade to 1 st class on all train rides 50

Price per child in CHF 3* hotel 4* hotel

0 - 2.9 years FOC FOC

3 - 5.9 years 103 119

6 - 11.9 years 155 181

12 - 15.9 years 246 283

Low season: 01.04.- 30.04.2015 / High season: 01.05. - 31.10.2015. For children from 0 - 2 years the seat reservation is not included, extra

charges apply.

On the tracks of the GoldenPass Line

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Day 1: Arrival Lucerne

Transfer by train from the border, airport or any other destination in Switzerland to Lucerne. Short walk from the

railway station to your hotel. Depending on your arrival time, take the opportunity to discover the Old Town on your

own. Lucerne, the gateway to central Switzerland, sited on Lake Lucerne, is embedded within an impressive mountainous

panorama. Thanks to its attractions, its souvenir and watch shops, the beautiful lakeside setting and the nearby

mountains of the Rigi, Pilatus and Stanserhorn, the town is a popular destination for groups and individuals on their

journey through central Switzerland. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 2: Lucerne – Montreux with GoldenPass Line

After breakfast short walk to the railway station. The trains of the Zentralbahn are waiting for you for a small trip

around the world: two languages, three worlds, six lakes, one line – that’s the GoldenPass Line. Starting in the German

speaking Lucerne region, the journey takes you over the Brünig pass into the Bernese Oberland. Passing Lake

Brienz and after a short journey you arrive at Interlaken. Along the shores of Lake Thun you reach the Simmen valley

with Zweisimmenn and the world-renowned holiday resort of Gstaad. French peppers the air. Further on through

the wild romantic Pays d’Enhaut with the scenic villages of Château d’Oex and Montbovon continues the journey

through a tunnel before the panoramic view of the Lake Geneva and Montreux opens in front of you. Short walk from

the railway station to your hotel and overnight in Montreux.

Day 3: Departure

After your breakfast you may take some more time to explore Montreux and its beautiful surroundings. The town of

Montreux nestles in a sheltered Lake Geneva bay, surrounded by vineyards and against the breathtaking backdrop

of snow-covered Alps. The Montreux Jazz Festival, which takes place in June/July and features concerts on a variety

of stages, and parks is very famous.

Transfer by rail to the airport/border back home or to your next holiday destination.

On the tracks of the GoldenPass Line

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May and October:

1st class train upgrade*

Offer: 8 days / 7 nights

Price: from CHF 1144

Panoramic Roundtrip

Montreux – Interlaken – St. Moritz

Experience during this roundtrip the highlights of Switzerland. Travel on the impressive trails of the well known panoramic

trains Glacier and Bernina Express and enjoy the „Swiss Riviera“ with the GoldenPass Line. Learn French

in Montreux and Italian in Tirano, climb with the Jungfrau Railway to the top of the Jungfraujoch and stroll through

the world-famous holiday destination St. Moritz.

Included services

• Rail ticket 2nd class: border/airport – Montreux – Interlaken/Jungfraujoch – St. Moritz – Tirano (IT) – St. Moritz –

border/airport

• 50% for most trains, buses, boats and mountain railways between first and last travel date

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Montreux

• 3 x overnight stays with breakfast in Interlaken

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in St. Moritz

• Seat reservation at the GoldenPass Line, Glacier and Bernina Express

• Excursion Jungfraujoch (non-guided)

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to know

• The tour combines 3 diverse regions in Switzerland - Lake Geneva, Central Switzerland and the mountain region

• of Grisons.

• Use the Swiss Coupon Pass for a 2 for 1 Lunch Lake Cruise on Lake Brienz or Lake Thun, and for an upgrade on

the Bernina Express.

Tourcode: FIT.09 Panoramic Roundtrip double single triple supplements

Price per person in CHF low high low high low high

3* hotel 1144 1340 1433 1583 1082 1251

4* hotel 1473 1583 1809 2022 1349 1415

Upgrade to 1 st class on all train rides 124

Price per person in CHF 3* hotel 4* hotel

0 - 2.9 years FOC FOC

3 - 5.9 years 340 413

6 - 11.9 years 516 637

12 - 15.9 years 865 1030

Low season: 07.04. - 30.04.2015 and 01.10. - 26.10.2015 / High season: 01.05. - 30.09.2015. For children from 0 - 2 years the seat reservation is

not included, extra charges apply.

*excluding Indian market (May)

Panoramic Roundtrip

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Day 1: Arrival Montreux

Transfer to Montreux by rail. The town nestles in a sheltered Lake Geneva bay, surrounded by vineyards and against

breathtaking backdrop of snow-covered Alps. Because of the exceptionally mild climate Montreux is called the capital

of the Vaud Riviera. Plants associated with the Mediterranean, such as pines, cypresses and palm trees grow

here. Charlie Chaplin, Freddie Mercury and several other famous people of world-renown lived and continue to live

on the Vaud Riviera. Overnight in Montreux.

Day 2: Montreux

Visit the famous Chateau de Chillon, one of the best-preserved medieval castles in Europe, take a cruise on Lake

Geneva or enjoy a mountain excursion to the Rochers-de-Naye peak for fantastic views of the lake and the surrounding

French and Swiss Alps. Overnight in Montreux.

Day 3: Montreux - Interlaken with GoldenPass Line

Board the GoldenPass train from Montreux and relax in the panoramic carriage as it sweeps through the many

vineyards and country estates on its way to Interlaken. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 4 & Day 5: Interlaken / Excursion Jungfraujoch

The choice of day on which you take your excursion to the Jungfraujoch is yours. Take the train from Interlaken to the

Kleine Scheidegg at the foot of the famous Eiger. Change trains to get on board of the Jungfrau railway und ride via

‘Eiger Gletscher’ to the Jungfraujoch – the highest railway station in Europe at 3454 m with some breathtaking views

of the Aletsch glacier, which at 22 km is the longest in the Alps and an UNESCO World Heritage site. Overnight in

Interlaken.

Day 6: Interlaken - St. Moritz with Glacier Express (from Brig)

Depart Interlaken by train to Brig where you will join the Glacier Express for a thrilling ride in the panoramic carriages

to St. Moritz, taking in some of the most dramatic scenery Switzerland has to offer with commentary explaining the

amazing engineering feat in overcoming extreme altitude variations by train. Overnight in St. Moritz.

Day 7: St. Moritz - Tirano with Bernina Express

Today you will ride on the Bernina Express over the Bernina Pass. Past mighty glaciers and over the highest point

at 2253 ms down to the palm trees of the mountain village of Tirano (Italy). You have around two hours to visit the

cathedral and experience some of the exceptional local cuisine on offer in the many cafés and restaurants before

starting your return journey. Overnight in St. Moritz.

Day 8: Departure

After your breakfast start your journey by train to the airport/border back home or on to your next holiday destination.

Panoramic Roundtrip

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May and October:

1st class train upgrade*

Offer: 8 days / 7 nights

Price: from CHF 1269

Switzerland Rail Adventure

Lucerne – Lugano – St. Moritz – Zermatt

Discover the diverse regions and cultures of Switzerland on this 8-day tour. You will travel on

the three most famous express trains from Central Switzerland to the Italian-speaking Ticino, taking

in some spectacular countryside and staying in some beautiful Swiss towns on the way. It’s a great

opportunity to visit the very best of Switzerland on some of the most exciting rail routes in Europe.

Included services

• Rail ticket 2nd class: border/airport – Lucerne – Lugano – St. Moritz – Zermatt – border/airport

• 50% for most trains, buses, boats and mountain railways between first and last travel date

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Lucerne

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Lugano

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in St. Moritz

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Zermatt

• Seat reservation on the Glacier Express, Bernina Express and Wilhelm Tell Express

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to Know

• With the Swiss Coupon Pass benefit from a 2 for 1 City Tour Lucerne, Lugano and Zermatt, and a ride on the

steam train Furka.

• The Glacier Express is one of the world`s most iconic railway journeys.

• UNESCO World Heritage Site 2008

Tourcode: FIT.10 Switzerland Rail Adventure double single triple supplements

Price per person in CHF low high low high low high

3* hotel 1269 1324 1511 1581 1207 1266

4* hotel 1580 1631 1927 2030 1450 1528

Upgrade 1 st class on all train rides 140

Lunch on Glacier Express (3-course menu) 43

Dish of the day on Glacier Express 30

Price per child in CHF 3* hotel 4* hotel

0 - 2.9 years FOC FOC

3 - 5.9 years 398 490

6 - 11.9 years 565 719

12 - 15.9 years 927 1190

Low season: 07.04. - 14.06.2015 and 01.10. - 26.10.2015 / High season: 15.06. - 30.09.2015. For children from 0 - 2 years the seat reservation is

not included, extra charges apply.

*excluding Indian market (May).

Switzerland Rail Adventure

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Day 1: Arrival Lucerne

Transfer by rail to Lucerne. Discover the Old Town and stroll along Lake Lucerne – the scenic beauty of the lake can

be discovered on the many different cruises offered by paddlesteamer and diesel vessels. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 2: Lucerne - Lugano with Wilhelm Tell Express

Board the historic Wilhelm Tell paddle steamer for the cruise across Lake Lucerne. Lunch is included and served on

board. Change in Flüelen to your 1st class panoramic carriage, which takes you via Bellinzona to Lugano. Overnight

in Lugano.

Day 3: Lugano

Enjoy a free day in the Mediterranean atmosphere, stroll along the lakeside promenade or take a trip to Monte Bre or

Monte San Salvatore. One of Lugano`s highlights is the Parco Civico Ciani - overlooking the shores of Lake Ceresio,

its 63.000 sq. metres constitute the city’s „green lung“; it’s a quiet place where you can take nice walks and where it

is impossible to remain unperturbed by the grandeur of century old trees. Overnight in Lugano.

Day 4: Lugano - St. Moritz with Bernina Express

Departure by the Bernina Express bus to Tirano (Italy). Change here to the Bernina Express train to St. Moritz. On its

way the train climbs across the 2253 m high Bernina pass and passes by the gigantic Morteratsch glacier. Overnight

in St. Moritz.

Day 5: St. Moritz

The village is often called an Alpine metropolis. There are numerous upscale shops against an Alpine background of

lakes and mountains. Take your time to discover the famous holiday resort. Overnight in St. Moritz.

Day 6: St. Moritz - Zermatt with Glacier Express

Today you take the world famous Glacier Express from St. Moritz to Zermatt which crosses no less than 291 bridges

and goes through 91 tunnels. After an exhilarating trip, you will arrive in Zermatt, at the foot of the Matterhorn.

Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 7: Zermatt

Time to discover this charming mountain village. We highly recommend a trip on the cogwheel railway to the Gornergrat

(with supplement) with an impressive view of the Matterhorn and the Monte Rosa massif. Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 8: Departure

After a healthy breakfast start your journey back by train to the airport/border or on to your next holiday destination.

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May and October:

1st class train upgrade*

Offer: 5 days / 4 nights

Price: from CHF 685

Best of Switzerland

Lucerne – Interlaken

Explore the beauty of the Swiss mountains with this ideal combination of Lucerne and Interlaken. Spend two

nights in the charming town of Lucerne followed by two nights in Interlaken with trips to the summits of Stanserhorn

(1226m) and/or Mount Pilatus (2133m) and/or Mount Titlis (3238 m) and the Jungfraujoch (3454m).

Included services

• Rail ticket 2nd class: border/airport – Lucerne – Interlaken – border/airport

• 50% for most trains, buses, boats and mountain railways between first and last travel date

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Lucerne

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Interlaken

• Excursion Jungfraujoch (non-guided)

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to know

• Book the excursion to Mount Titlis, Mount Pilatus or Stanserhorn at extra cost.

• Use the Swiss Coupon Pass for a 2 for 1 City Tour in Lucerne and Interlaken, and for lunch or dinner in both cities.

Tourcode: FIT.05 Best of Switzerland double single triple supplements

Price per person in CHF low high low high low high

3* hotel 685 838 841 985 667 782

4* hotel 831 968 1118 1221 789 843

Upgrade to 1 st class on all train rides 66

Excursion Mount Titlis 60

Excursion Mount Pilatus or Stanserhorn 36

Price per child in CHF 3* hotel 4* hotel

0 - 2.9 years FOC FOC

3 - 5.9 years 159 198

6 - 11.9 years 265 329

12 - 15.9 years 474 534

Low season: 01.04. - 30.04.2015 and 01.10. - 31.10.2015 / High season: 01.05. - 30.09.2015

*excluding Indian market (May).

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Day 1: Arrival Lucerne

Transfer by train from the border, airport or any other destination in Switzerland to Lucerne. Short walk from the

railway station to your hotel. Depending on arrival time, take the opportunity to discover the Old Town. Lucerne lies

on the river Reuss, at the end of Lake Lucerne, framed by impressive mountains. The city has been a stronghold of

tourism since 1840, thanks to the well-preserved Old Town with its Chapel Bridge and Water Tower. Overnight in

Lucerne.

Day 2: Mount Titlis, Mount Pilatus or Stanserhorn (optional tours)

Titlis - Mount Titlis is the highest glacier excursion destination and biggest ski and snowboard paradise in Central

Switzerland. The Titlis, Engelberg‘s ‚house mountain‘, and its glacier park are accessible by the revolving „Rotair“

cablecar. At an altitude of 3020 metres above sea level visitors are treated to a fabulous view of the central Alps.

Pilatus - The panoramic gondolas and aerial cableway will take you to the summit of Mount Pilatus (7000 ft / 2132

m). From here you will enjoy unforgettable views over the surrounding mountains and lakes. Time at leisure for lunch

or short hike to the summit of the mountain.

Stanserhorn - The latest masterpiece of Swiss engineering is a unique open top aerial cable car which takes you up

to Mt. Stanserhorn (6230 ft / 1900 m). A magnificent panoramic view over ten lakes, 100 kilometers of the Alpine

mountain range and three countries awaits you.

Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 3: Lucerne – Interlaken

Entertaining journey on board the Zentralbahn or a regional train via the Brünigpass to Interlaken. The town lies in

the Bernese Oberland on an alluvial plain, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. The resort, which is presided over

by the three mighty mountains, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, is the starting point for numerous activities. Overnight

in Interlaken.

Day 4: Interlaken / Excursion Jungfraujoch

The Jungfrau Railway, which leads through the heart of the mountains and up to the highest train station in Europe

(3454 m), offers unbelievable views of the mountain giants Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau and of the longest river of ice

in the Alps – the Aletsch glacier at 22 km length. It climbs nearly 1400 meters in height and covers a distance of more

than seven kilometers in tunnels along the nine kilometer long stretch. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 5: Departure

After breakfast time for souvenir shopping before you transfer by rail to the border/airport back home or on to

your next holiday destination.

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May and October:

1st class train upgrade*

Offer: 8 days / 7 nights

Price: from CHF 1291

Highlights of Switzerland

Lucerne – St. Moritz – Zermatt – Interlaken

This journey includes the train ride on one of the most scenic routes through Switzerland on board of the Glacier

Express. And also you get the chance to discover historic Lucerne, glamorous St. Moritz, charming Zermatt and

the gateway to Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau - Interlaken. The included excursions will offer you the best panoramic

views and highest mountains in Switzerland. This is truly the best way to discover the highlights of Switzerland.

Included services

• Rail ticket 2nd class: border/airport – Lucerne – St. Moritz – Zermatt – Interlaken – border/airport

• 50% for most trains, buses, boats and mountain railways between first and last travel date

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Lucerne

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in St. Moritz

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Zermatt

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Interlaken

• Excursion to Mount Pilatus (non-guided)

• Excursion to Gornergrat (non-guided)

• Excursion to Jungfraujoch (non-guided)

• Seat reservation on the Glacier Express

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to Know

• With the Swiss Coupon Pass benefit from 2 for 1 sightseeing tours in Lucerne, Zermatt and Interlaken, and lunch

or dinner in all four destinations.

• This tour is an ideal combination if one wants to explore the Swiss alpine scenery together with the Swiss lake

landscape.

Tourcode: FIT.08 Highlights of Switzerland double single triple supplements

Price per person in CHF low high low high low high

3* hotel 1291 1469 1516 1704 1251 1406

4* hotel 1543 1709 1870 2062 1469 1572

Upgrade to 1 st class on all train rides 169

Price per child in CHF 3* hotel 4* hotel

0 - 2.9 years FOC FOC

3 - 5.9 years 308 380

6 - 11.9 years 485 605

12 - 15.9 years 863 1029

Low season: 01.04. - 30.04.2015 and 01.10.- 26.10.2015 / High season: 01.05. - 30.09.2015. For children from 0 - 2 years the seat reservation is

not included, extra charges apply. *excluding Indian market (May).

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Day 1: Arrival Lucerne

Transfer by rail to Lucerne and take the opportunity to discover the Old Town and stroll along Lake Lucerne and visit

the Chapel Bridge. Complete with gable paintings, the covered, medieval Chapel Bridge forms the centrepiece of

Lucerne’s townscape and is considered to be one of the oldest, covered wooden bridges in Europe. Overnight in

Lucerne.

Day 2: Lucerne / Excursion Mount Pilatus

This is a fantastic excursion to enjoy beautiful views of the Lake Lucerne region. Short cruise across the lake to Alpnachstad.

Change here to the steepest cogwheel train in the world. For the return journey chose between cogwheel

train or gondola to Kriens. Back to Lucerne by bus. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 3: Lucerne – St. Moritz

Get on board of the train and ride to the world famous holiday resort of St. Moritz. King Carl Gustaf of Sweden is only

one of the many prominent guests of St. Moritz. St. Moritz is often called an Alpine metropolis. There are numerous

luxury hotels, spas and upscale shops against an Alpine background of lakes and mountains.

Overnight in St. Moritz.

Day 4: St. Moritz - Zermatt with Glacier Express

Today you take the world famous Glacier Express to Zermatt which crosses no less than 291 bridges and goes through

91 tunnels. After an exhilarating trip, you will arrive in Zermatt, at the foot of the Matterhorn. Overnight in

Zermatt.

Day 5: Zermatt / Excursion Gornergrat

The cogwheel train will take you up to 3089 m. During the ride to the summit you will experience excellent vantage

points for some 29 four-thousand-meter peaks including the mighty Matterhorn. Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 6: Zermatt - Interlaken

Today you leave the Valais region and ride on a train to the Bernese Oberland to Interlaken, the door to the alpine

world of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 7: Interlaken / Excursion Jungfraujoch

Take the train from Interlaken to the Kleine Scheidegg at the foot of the famous Eiger. Change trains and ride via

‘Eiger Gletscher’ to the Jungfraujoch – the highest railway station in Europe at 3454 m with some breathtaking views

of the Aletsch glacier at 22 km the longest in the Alps and an UNESCO World Heritage site. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 8: Departure

After breakfast journey back by train to the airport/border or on to your next holiday destination.

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Offer: 5 days / 4 nights

Price: from CHF 887

Most Famous Mountain Peaks

Interlaken – Lötschberger Tunnel or Mountain Route – Zermatt

A fantastic journey to two of the most popular mountain tops in Switzerland: Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat. Both

offer incredible views of fascinating mountains and glaciers like the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc and the Aletsch Glacier

– Europe’s longest glacier at 22 km. Overnights are in two famous yet contrasting Swiss resorts: Interlaken and

Zermatt. Interlaken is situated in the heart of the Bernese Oberland and surrounded by green alpine meadows and

snow-capped mountains. Zermatt with the impressive Matterhorn towering in the background is the other world

famous holiday destination on your trip.

Included services

• Rail ticket 2nd class: border/airport – Interlaken – Lötschberger – Zermatt – border/airport

• 50% for most trains, buses, boats and mountain railways between first and last travel date

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Interlaken

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Zermatt

• Excursion Jungfraujoch (non-guided)

• Excursion Gornergrat (non-guided)

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to know

• Use the Swiss Coupon Pass for 2 for 1 meals, entrance to the Snow Fun Park on the Jungfraujoch, and a ride on

the steam train Furka.

• If you want to save time, use the Lötschberger base tunnel.

• If you prefer to experience more alpine scenery along the way, use the Lötschberger Mountain Route.

Tourcode: FIT.06 Most Famous Mountain Peaks double single triple supplements

Price per person in CHF low high low high low high

3* hotel 887 909 1012 1056 853 883

4* hotel 990 1019 1132 1221 912 961

Upgrade to 1 st class on all train rides 101

Price per child in CHF 3* hotel 4* hotel

0 - 2.9 years FOC FOC

3 - 5.9 years 149 182

6 - 11.9 years 249 304

12 - 15.9 years 471 549

Low season: 07.04. - 14.06.2015 and 01.10. - 31.10.2015 / High season: 15.06. - 30.09.2015

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Day 1: Arrival Interlaken

Transfer by train from the border, airport or any other destination in Switzerland to Interlaken. Short walk from the

railway station to your hotel. Depending on arrival time, take the opportunity to discover the town. Interlaken lies in

the Bernese Oberland on an alluvial plain, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. The resort, which is presided over

by the three mighty mountains, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, is the starting point for numerous activities. Overnight

in Interlaken.

Day 2: Interlaken / Excursion Jungfraujoch

The Jungfrau Railway, which leads through the heart of the mountains and up to the highest train station in Europe

(3454 m), offers unbelievable views of the mountain giants Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau and of the longest river of ice

in the Alps – the Aletsch glacier at 22 km length. It climbs nearly 1400 meters in height and covers a distance of more

than seven kilometers in tunnels along the nine kilometer long stretch. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 3: Interlaken – Zermatt via Lötscherberger Tunnel or Mountain Route

You have two options, you can either take the Lötschberg base tunnel directly to Visp and then onto Zermatt or

in Interlaken you board the train to Spiez from where you change to the Lötschberger panoramic train, which will

take you through spectacular mountain scenery from the Bernese Oberland to the Valais and Visp, from where you

continue to your next destination, Zermatt. Enjoy the picturesque landscape along the way. Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 4: Zermatt / Excursion Gornergrat

Excursion by cogwheel train to the Gornergrat where you will have superb views of the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc

and other snow-capped peaks rising above 4000 m. The Matterhorn and Switzerland are inseparably linked to each

other. The pyramid shaped colossus of a mountain, which is very difficult to climb, is said to be the most-photographed

mountain in the world. The Klein-Matterhorn („Little Matterhorn“), which can be reached via a funicular, lies

adjacent to the Matterhorn. Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 5: Departure

After breakfast time to browse around Zermatt. The village lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. The town‘s touristic

development is closely linked to what is most probably the world‘s most famous mountain. The resort is a car-free

zone, has preserved its original character and offers nearly unlimited possibilities as far as excursions are concerned.

Transfer by rail to the border/airport or on to your next holiday destination.

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Offer: 7 days / 6 nights

Price: from CHF 1191

Best of Mountain Railway

Mount Titlis – Jungfraujoch – Glacier 3000 – Gornergrat/Matterhorn

Explore a world of glaciers, passes and peaks on the incredible Swiss mountain rail network. This unique journey

combines the most attractive regions of Switzerland with some of the most spectacular mountain railways of Europe,

including the Mount Titlis, the Jungfrau, Glacier 3000 and the Gornergrat railways. The journey takes you from Central

Switzerland to the Bernese Oberland and the Valais.

Included services

• Rail ticket 2nd class: border/airport – Lucerne – Interlaken – Gstaad – Zermatt – border/airport

• 50% for most trains, buses, boats and mountain railways between first and last travel date

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Lucerne

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Interlaken

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Gstaad

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Zermatt

• Excursion to Mount Titlis (non-guided)

• Excursion to Jungfraujoch (non-guided)

• Excursion to Glacier 3000 (non-guided)

• Excursion with Gornergrat for viewpoint Matterhorn (non guided)

• Golden Pass Line from Gstaad to Montreux

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to Know

• With the Swiss Coupon Pass benefit from 2 for 1 meals and sigthseeing tours in Lucerne, Interlaken and Zermatt

as well as a a ride with the steam train Furka.

Tourcode: FIT.12 Best of Mountain Railways double single triple supplements

Price per person in CHF low high low high low high

3* hotel 1191 1380 1402 1606 1178 1328

4* hotel 1365 1529 1670 1884 1310 1450

Upgrade to 1 st class on all train rides 121

Price per child in CHF 3* hotel 4* hotel

0 - 2.9 years FOC FOC

3 - 5.9 years 239 284

6 - 11.9 years 398 522

12 - 15.9 years 744 866

Low season: 07.04. - 30.04.2015 / High season: 01.05. - 11.10.2015. Black-out during Tennis Swiss Open in Gstaad (06. - 26.07.2015).

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Day 1: Arrival Lucerne

Transfer by rail to Lucerne and take the opportunity to discover the Old Town and stroll along Lake Lucerne. Thanks

to its attractions, its souvenir and watch shops, the beautiful lakeside setting and the nearby excursion mountains of

the Rigi, Pilatus and Stanserhorn, the town is a popular destination for travel groups and individuals on their journey

through central Switzerland. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 2: Lucerne / Excursion Mount Titlis

First board the train to Engelberg from where the first of a set of three gondolas will slowly take you to a height

of 3020 m. The last stage of your ascent is in the world’s first rotating gondola, the ‘TILTIS ROTAIR’. Overnight in

Lucerne.

Day 3: Lucerne - Interlaken / Excursion Jungfraujoch

Entertaining journey on board the Zentralbahn or a regional train via the Brünigpass to Interlaken. In Interlaken take

the train to the Kleine Scheidegg at the foot of the famous Eiger. Change trains to get on board of the Jungfrau

railway und ride via ‘Eiger Gletscher’ to the Jungfraujoch – the highest railway station in Europe at 3454 m with some

breathtaking views. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 4: Interlaken - Gstaad / Excursion Glacier 3000

Today you are heading to Gstaad from where you will visit Glacier 3000. The mountain station located at 2965 m

above sea level was designed by the famous architect Mario Botta. The view point is reached by walking a few feet

to a staircase that leads to the top. It is located next to the Mountain Restaurant Botta. Once you reach the top, your

view sweeps across the fabulous 360° panorama. Overnight in Gstaad.

Day 5: Gstaad - Zermatt via Montreux with GoldenPass Line

Travel from Gstaad to Zermatt via Montreux with the GoldenPass Line and experience an unforgettable journey

with beautiful scenery before you reach the famous car-free alpine resort of Zermatt at the foot of the Matterhorn.

Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 6: Zermatt / Excursion Gornergrat/Matterhorn

Take one of Europe’s highest cogwheel trains up to the Gornergrat and enjoy views of the surrounding mountains

and the Matterhorn. Leisure time in Zermatt. The location of Zermatt, in the middle of an enormous hiking and ski

region makes it one of the world‘s most attractive villages. Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 7: Departure

After breakfast spend some more time for souvenir shopping before you start your journey back by train to the airport/border

back home or on to your next holiday destination.

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Offer: 8 days / 7 nights

Price: from CHF 1503

Switzerland`s Peaks

Zurich – Lucerne – Interlaken – Montreux – Geneva

This combination truly covers everything that you want to see on a first time visit to Switzerland. Combine

three of the most attractive regions in one exciting railway holiday. You will be fascinated by the various

cultures in the German, French and Italian speaking part of Switzerland. You`ll see the best of

the Swiss summer: the most beautiful cities and their attractions and the scenic lakes and mountains.

Included services

• Swiss Travel Pass 2nd class (8 days): border/airport Zurich – Lucerne – Interlaken - Montreux – Geneva - border/

airport

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Zurich

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Lucerne

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Interlaken

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Montreux

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Geneva

• Excursion to Mount Titlis (non-guided)

• Excursion to Jungfraujoch (non-guided)

• Excursion to Rochers-de-Naye (non-guided)

• City tour (2,5h) in Zurich

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to know

• The City Tour Zurich is accompanied by a multilingual guide (English / German / Spanish).

• Use the Swiss Coupon Pass for a 2 for 1 lunch or dinner at the Eigergletscher restrauant at Kleine Scheidegg and

Rochers-de-Naye as well as for a Segway tour in Geneva.

Tourcode: FI.103 Switzerland`s Peaks double single triple supplements

Price per person in CHF low high low high low high

3* hotel 1503 1617 1919 2011 1386 1477

4* hotel 1783 1853 2345 2470 1648 1689

Upgrade to 1 st class on all train rides 224

Price per person in CHF 3* hotel 4* hotel

0 - 2.9 years FOC FOC

3 - 5.9 years 298 368

6 - 11.9 years 483 601

12 - 15.9 years 805 1017

Low season: 07.04. - 30.04.2015 / High season: 01.05. - 31.10.2015. The hotel rates for Zurich and Geneva are based on weekend rates, during

midweek higher rates might apply.

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Day 1: Arrival Zurich

After your arrival at Zurich airport take the train to the city and check in at the hotel. Depending on arrival time, take

the opportunity to discover the world famous shopping mile Bahnhofstrasse or stroll along the banks of Lake Zurich.

Overnight in Zurich.

Day 2: Zurich / City Tour

In the morning 2.5 hours city tour where you will see the Old Town, the Chagall windows and ride with the cogwheel

railway “Dolderbahn” to a spectacular viewing point high above Zurich. As a “metropolis of experiences” by the

water, with a magnificent view of the snowcapped alps on the horizon, recreational activities range from a visit to the

riverside and lakeside bathing areas in the very heart of the city, to a spectacular hike on the Uetliberg mountain.

Overnight in Zurich.

Day 3: Zurich - Lucerne / Excursion Mount Titlis

Train ride to Lucerne and check in at the hotel. Afterwards excursion to Mount Titlis at 3020 m. On the way to the

summit enjoy the ride on the world’s first rotating gondola – ‘ROTAIR’. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 4: Lucerne - Interlaken

Train ride over the Brünig Pass on to Interlaken and check in at the hotel. Time to discover the village and have a first

glance at the 3 famous mountains Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 5: Interlaken / Excursion Jungfraujoch

Excursion to the Jungfraujoch, which is the highest train station in Europe at 3454 m. Enjoy impressive views of

snow-capped peaks and the Aletsch glacier, which is the longest in Europe with 22 km length. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 6: Interlaken - Montreux

The train takes you along the shores of Lake Thun, on to the Simmen valley with Zweisimmen and the world-renowned

holiday resort of Gstaad, and then on to Montreux. Overnight in Montreux.

Day 7: Montreux - Geneva / Excursion Rochers-de-Naye

Montreux’s local mountain at 2042 m offers spectacular views over Lake Geneva and the alps. The summit can be

reached in one hour by cogwheel railway. After return to Montreux train ride to Geneva. Overnight in Geneva.

Day 8: Departure

Before your departure, take the opportunity to do some last minute shopping in Geneva and then transfer by rail

to the border/airport back home or on to your next holiday destination.

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picture: Old Gotthard Alpine pass Tremola, Ticino from Nico Schaerer

Offer: 9 days / 8 nights

Price: from CHF 1260

Grand Tour of Switzerland

Zürich – St. Gallen – Davos – Lugano – Zermatt – Montreux – Gstaad – Lucerne

A journey of discovery that combines the highlights of Switzerland in one single tour.

Do you like the idea of seeing the best of Switzerland in a single scenic journey Then you will love the Grand Tour

of Switzerland. This route leads you 1600 kilometres through the country’s most beautiful regions, and will show you

just how diverse, spectacular and endlessly fascinating Switzerland is.

On the Grand Tour of Switzerland, the journey is the goal. You will travel through four linguistic regions, over five

Alpine passes, to eleven UNESCO World Heritage Sites and two Biosphere Reserves and along 22 lakes. In short,

you will experience the country’s scenic and cultural highlights.

Facts & Figures

• Most scenic routes combine the highlights of Switzerland in one single journey.

• Length 1643 km (~ 1000 miles) 1970 km with access roads

• Highest point: Furkapass, 2429 m.a.s.l.

• Lowest Point: Lago Maggiore, 193 m.a.s.l.

• Top-road infrastructure (road condition, filling stations, service stations)

• Motorways will be suggested only if they provide a useful alternative for the traffic routing.

• The route follows the most beautiful trails that require a longer travel distance than the direct way.

• More details on www.MySwitzerland.com/grandtour

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Day 1: Arrival Zürich

After arrival pick-up your car at the airport and drive to your hotel for check in.

As a «metropolis of experiences» by the water, with a magnificent view of the snowcapped Alps on the horizon, Zürich

offers a unique mixture of attractions – over 50 museums and more than 100 art galleries, international fashion

labels and Zurich designs, and the most flamboyant and lively nightlife in Switzerland. Recreational activities range

from a visit to the riverside and lakeside bathing areas in the very heart of the city, to a spectacular hike on the

Uetliberg mountain. One of the recommended Grand Tour attractions is the Grossmünster, which is an Evangelical

Protestant church in the Old Town of Zürich, and is one of Zürich‘s most famous landmarks. Construction of this Romanesque

church was begun in 1100 and it has since been rebuilt and renovated several times.

Overnight in Zürich.

Day 2: Zürich – St. Gallen (ca. 150 km)

After breakfast drive to St. Gallen with a stopover at the Rhine Falls, Europe‘s largest waterfall, feeling the roar and

vibration of the water over one‘s entire body - this can be experienced at the Rhine Falls near Schaffhausen. Continue

to St. Gallen. The compact metropolis of eastern Switzerland between Lake Constance and Appenzellerland has

a charming, traffic-free old town. Colourfully-painted oriel windows are a town feature. The Abbey precinct with the

cathedral and Abbey Library has been accorded UNESCO World Heritage listing and belongs to the top attractions

along the Grand Tour.

Overnight in St. Gallen.

Day 3: St. Gallen – Davos (ca. 160 km)

Today you will drive from St. Gallen to Davos. On your way you will pass the village of Appenzell that is situated in

a singularly beautiful landscape of rolling hills. The Appenzell region is known for rural customs and traditions such

as the ceremonial descent of the cattle in autumn and cultural events such as folk music and rustic dances, as well

as hiking tours in the Alpstein region. Continue your drive and have a stopover at `Heidi`s Village` in Maienfeld. The

town lies in the distinctive Bündner Herrschaft region of Graubünden and inspired the poetess Johanna Spyri to write

her novel Heidi. In the Heidi village, the story of this cheerful, nature-loving little orphan girl comes to life at the

original locales of the story. Continue your drive to Davos.

Overnight in Davos.

Day 4: Davos – Lugano (ca. 290 km)

On your way to Lugano in the south of Switzerland you have several possibilities to experience the Grand Tour

attractions. You can sit back and relax on a train ride on the most beautiful Alpine train, the Bernina Express. The

cross-border Albula and Bernina Lines between Thusis and Tirano owe their 2008 inscription into the UNESCO World

Heritage list to stunning scenery such as the Schyn Gorge, Morteratsch Glacier and Brusio spiral viaduct. If you

prefer to be active do the hike on Mount Muottas Muragl near Pontresina. The entire Upper Engadine region lies at

your feet when you are perched on the hiking mountain high above the Inn River Valley. The breathtaking views of

the four lakes and the world-famous resort town of St. Moritz extend far beyond the mountain ranges into the distant

horizon. Continue to Lugano.

Overnight in Lugano.

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Day 5: Lugano – Zermatt (ca. 215 km)

Leaving Lugano to Zermatt one must visit Monte Brè. Since 1912 a funicular rail has been making its way from Cassarate

by Lugano to the scenic mountain above Lake Lugano. Trips up there are worthwhile if just for the views! The

romantic little Brè village with its grottos has succeeded in maintaining its original character of country settlement

– further embellished by numerous works of art.

On your way and just a footstep away lies Ascona. The city is famous for its mild climate, its Old Town and a lake promenade

which is dotted with street cafés and boasts a Latin ambience. Further north and also on your way you can

visit beautiful Bellinzona. With its castles, walls, towers, battlements and gates, this impressive fortress is a source of

wonder and amazement and UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000.

Depart Mediterranean Ticino, heading north to cross the famous St. Gotthard Pass and Furka Pass along the Aletsch

Glacier. The Aletsch Glacier is the biggest glacier in the Alps, with a length of 23 km. To explore the Aletsch Glacier

is a magnificent journey into a stunning world of ice and rocks, Alpine flowers and forests. Continue moving down

to Täsch, last stop for your car before you continue by train on to Zermatt.

Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 6: Zermatt – Montreux (ca. 150 km)

Take time this morning to walk through Zermatt, at the foot of the Matterhorn: traditional shops and wooden clad

houses creating a charming place to explore. A morning trip up the exhilarating open air Gornergrat railway is not

to be missed, for unrivalled views over the 4000m peaks surrounding Zermatt. After making your way back down to

Täsch to collect your car, your route begins with a stunning drive up through the Valais, views dominated by amazing

peaks. The river and forests accompany you as you enter French speaking Switzerland, heading through Sierre

and Sion. After travelling through Martigny, your final leg takes you up through Aigle and along the shores of Lake

Geneva to Montreux, one of the most popular holiday resorts in the Lake Geneva region. One must not miss a visit

to the famous Castle Chillon. The castle is located on a rock on the banks of Lake Geneva. The water castle is the

most visited historic building in Switzerland. For nearly four centuries Chillon was the residence and profitable toll

station of the Counts of Savoy.

Overnight in Montreux.

Day 7: Montreux – Gstaad (ca. 330 km)

Today you have one of your longest drives but also a very fascinating one with interesting sights to see along your

way to Gstaad. Continue to the surrounded orchards and terraced vineyards of the Lavaux and further to Lausanne,

the second-largest city on Lake Geneva. Sports and culture are given a high profile in the Olympic capital. Make sure

you visit the Olympic Museum. Continue your drive to Freiburg, which is nestled on a rock promontory and surrounded

on three sides by the Saane River. It is one of the largest medieval towns in Üechtland. Over 200 unique Gothic

facades from the 15th century impart incomparable medieval charm to the Old Town. Drinking a cup of coffee in a

leisurely fashion, admiring the old facades and beautiful fountains, listening to two local languages or gazing from

the 74-meter spire of the Cathedral far into the countryside - this is an experience enjoyed in Fribourg. Further on

your way you will pass the Greyerzer (Gruyère) region, with its rolling green landscape, it`s peaks of the Fribourg

Pre-Alps and which is home to the world-famous Gruyère cheese. The picture-book little medieval town of Gruyères

is perched atop a small hill.

Overnight in Gstaad.

Day 8: Gstaad – Lucerne (ca. 315 km)

Before you continue to Lucerne enjoy the beautiful scenery of the chalet village Gstaad, which attracts countless

stars and starlets. Continue your drive to Interlaken. Enjoy a lake cruise on the turquoise Lake Brienz and neighbouring

Lake Thun that are situated in the spectacular mountain setting of the Bernese Oberland. From Interlaken you

can experience the majestic Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau summits, together with close-up views of the longest glacial

flow. The Jungfrau railway travels from the heart of the mountains to Europe’s highest lying mountain station at 3454

meters altitude. If you have some time left before you head to Lucerne, Bern is the place to spend it. Not many

cities have managed to retain their historic features quite as successfully as Bern, the capital of Switzerland. The old

town of Bern is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and thanks to its 6 kilometres of arcades - the locals refer to them as

‚Lauben‘ - boasts one of the longest weather-sheltered shopping promenades in Europe.

Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 9: Departure Lucerne - Zürich (ca. 140 km)

You will spend your last day in one of the nicest cities in Switzerland. Lucerne is the gateway to central Switzerland at

Lake Lucerne and it is embedded within an impressive mountainous panorama. Thanks to its attractions, its souvenir

and watch shops, the beautiful lakeside setting and the nearby excursion mountains of Rigi, Pilatus and Stanserhorn,

the town is a destination for many travel groups and individuals on their journey through central Switzerland. One of

the highlights along the Grand Tour lies in Lucerne - the Chapel Bridge. The covered, wooden pedestrian walkway

on the Chapel Bridge was built in the 14th century. In 1993 the bridge burned down but it was reconstructed true to

the original. This large fire hit the international headlines. Do visit this landmark bridge.

Drive back to Zürich for rental car drop-off at the airport.

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picture: Susch, Flueelapass, Graubünden from Nico Schaerer

Included services

• 8 x overnight stays with breakfast in Zürich, St. Gallen, Davos, Lugano, Zermatt, Montreux, Gstaad, Lucerne

(1 night per destination)

• Europcar rental car VW Golf 5, Audi A3 or Audi A4 (5 door, manual, A/C) for 9 days with pick-up and drop-off at

Zürich Airport

• Free parking at all hotels (except in Zermatt/Täsch and Montreux 3*)

• Train ticket Täsch - Zermatt - Täsch in 2nd class

• Grand Tour of Switzerland Road Map from Hallwag

• Grand Tour of Switzerland Travel Guide

• Swiss Coupon Pass with „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers en route worth over CHF 2000

Good to know

• The Grand Tour attractions in the day to day itinerary are a selection, in total there are 44 attractions to explore.

• Book the Swiss Half Fare Card and save up to 50% for most trains, buses, boats and mountain railways as well as

public transport in 75 Swiss towns and cities.

• Additional rental car categories on request.

Swiss Coupon Pass

• Let yourself be regaled in a great selection of restaurants, discover touristic corners and attractions of Switzerland

and experience genuine Swiss traditions during various sightseeing trips. With the Swiss Coupon Pass you

experience the diversity of Switzerland and profit from “2 for 1”offers and other great discounts in 11 different

destinations (representing a total value over CHF 2000). Let yourself be inspired by our broad selection of offers

which will accompany you on your trip through Switzerland. Destinations: Basel | Bern | Geneva | Interlaken|

Lucerne | Lugano | Montreux | St. Gallen | St. Moritz | Zermatt | Zurich

Tourcode: FI.130 Grand Tour of Switzerland double single triple

Price per person in CHF from low high low high low high

3* hotel / Golf 5, manual, A/C 1260 1403 1952 2152 1196 1293

4* hotel / Audi A3, manual, A/C 1848 2075 2843 3258 1646 1819

5* hotel / Audi A4, automatic, A/C 2596 2818 4549 4917 2724 2793

3* hotel without rental car 995 1109 1422 1563 1019 1096

4* hotel without rental car 1538 1710 2221 2526 1439 1575

5* hotel without rental car 2041 2165 3440 3611 2354 2358

Low season: 07.04. - 30.04.2015 and 01.10. - 31.10.2015 / High season: 01.05. - 30.09.2015

Price subject to availability. During events, fairs and congresses price on request.

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April and May:

1st class train upgrade*

Offer: 8 days / 7 nights

Price: from CHF 1445

Grand Train Tour of Switzerland

Zürich – Interlaken – Montreux – Zermatt – St. Moritz – Lugano – Lucerne

A journey of discovery that combines the highlights of Switzerland in one single tour.

Discover the diverse regions and cultures of Switzerland on this 8-day `Grand Train Tour of Switzerland`. Explore

the cultural differences within the country and its 4 languages, taking in some spectacular countryside and staying

in beautiful Swiss towns on the way. It’s a great opportunity to visit the very best of Switzerland on some of the

most exciting scenic trains and sceneries in Europe.

Included services

• 7 x overnight stays with breakfast in Zürich, Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano, Lucerne

(1 night per destination)

• Grand Train Tour ticket including 8 transfers in 2nd class

• Seat reservation for GoldenPass Line, Glacier & Bernina Express in 2nd class and Wilhelm Tell Express in 1st class

• Excursion to Jungfraujoch (non-guided)

• Swiss Coupon Pass with „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers en route worth over CHF 2000

Good to know

• Book the Swiss Half Fare Card and save up to 50% for most trains, buses, boats and mountain railways as well as

public transport in 75 Swiss towns and cities.

Swiss Coupon Pass

• Let yourself be regaled in a great selection of restaurants, discover touristic corners and attractions of Switzerland

and experience genuine Swiss traditions during various sightseeing trips. With the Swiss Coupon Pass you

experience the diversity of Switzerland and profit from “2 for 1”offers and other great discounts in 11 different

destinations (representing a total value over CHF 2000). Let yourself be inspired by our broad selection of offers

which will accompany you on your trip through Switzerland. Destinations: Basel | Bern | Geneva | Interlaken|

Lucerne | Lugano | Montreux | St. Gallen | St. Moritz | Zermatt | Zurich

Tourcode: FI.128 Grand Train Tour of Switzerland double single triple add-ons

Price per person in CHF low high low high low high

3* hotel 1445 1588 1778 1909 1375 1477

4* hotel 1777 1883 2160 2337 1641 1722

5* hotel 2780 2910 3944 4183 2807 2983

All train transfers in 1st class 178

Excursion Gornergrat (see page 3) 42

Excursion Pilatus (see page 3) 67

Low season: 01.04. - 30.04.2015 and 01.10. - 31.10.2015 / High season: 01.05. - 30.09.2015.

Price subject to availability. During events, fairs and congresses package price on request.

*excluding Indian market (April and May) and Thai market (April).

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Day 1: Arrival Zürich

After arrival in Zürich take the train and go to your hotel for check in.

As a «metropolis of experiences» by the water, with a magnificent view of the snowcapped Alps on the horizon, Zürich

offers a unique mixture of attractions – over 50 museums and more than 100 art galleries, international fashion

labels and Zürich designs, and the most flamboyant and lively nightlife in Switzerland. Depending on your arrival

time you have time to discover the world famous shopping mile Bahnhofstrasse or stroll along the banks of Lake

Zürich.

Overnight in Zürich.

Day 2: Zürich – Interlaken (GoldenPass Line Lucerne - Interlaken)

Train travel to Lucerne. When boarding the Luzern–Interlaken Express, you are about to go on an unforgettable journey

right into the heart of Switzerland. This two-hour ride will take you along the shores of crystal-clear lakes, past

romantic waterfalls and over the magnificent Brünig mountain pass. After a short journey you arrive in Interlaken. The

city lies in the Bernese Oberland on an alluvial plain, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. The vacation destination

is presided over by the three mighty mountains, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.

Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 3: Interlaken – Montreux (Jungfraujoch & GoldenPass Line Interlaken - Montreux)

Take the train from Interlaken to the Kleine Scheidegg at the foot of the famous Eiger. Change trains to get on board

the Jungfrau railway and ride via ‘Eiger Gletscher’ to the Jungfraujoch – the highest railway station in Europe at

3454 m with some breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier with 22 km the longest in the Alps and UNESCO World

Heritage Site. In the early evening your journey on the Golden Pass Line continues. Along the shores of Lake Thun

you reach the Simmen valley with Zweisimmen and the world known holiday resort of Gstaad. Further on passing

the wild romantic Pays d’Enhaut with the scenic villages of Château d’Oex and Montbovon the journey continues

through a tunnel before the panoramic view of Lake Geneva and Montreux opens in front of you.

Overnight in Montreux.

Day 4: Montreux – Zermatt

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and afterwards travel from Montreux to Zermatt. The rest of the day is at your disposal.

Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. The vacation destination is a car-free village and has preserved its original

character. After arriving in Zermatt you have the possibility to do a non guided excursion to the Gornergrat. Or you

enjoy your leisure time to go hiking and do some souvenir shoppping.

Overnight in Zermatt.

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Day 5: Zermatt – St. Moritz (Glacier Express)

In the morning you take the world famous Glacier Express for a thrilling ride in the panorama carriage to St. Moritz.

Take in some of the dramatic scenery Switzerland has to offer. Along the deep Rhone valley, the Glacier Express

travels through an incredibly fascinating part of the Alps. The train drives on over the Oberalp pass (2,033m/6,670ft)

and through the impressive Rhine gorge. After an exhilarating trip, you will arrive in St. Moritz.

Overnight in St. Moritz.

Day 6: St. Moritz – Lugano (Bernina Express)

Board the narrow-gauge Bernina Express in St. Moritz station and enjoy one of the most impressive scenic rail journeys

Switzerland offers. Travel over circular viaducts and pass through winding tunnels before reaching Tirano in Italy

which is the end of the Bernina Express rail line. Change to the Bernina Express Bus which will take you onwards to

Ticino. The Journey ends in Lugano – southern Switzerland’s largest town.

Overnight in Lugano.

Day 7: Lugano – Lucerne (Wilhelm Tell Express)

With the Wilhelm Tell Express you travel from the Mediterranean south to the traditional heart of Switzerland. The

journey takes you along the spectacular Gotthard route – an unforgettable trip through an impressive countryside.

You will travel by 1st class panorama carriage from Bellinzona to Flüelen. A visit of Bellinzona is worth a stop and a

recommended Grand Tour attraction. With its castles, walls, towers, battlements and gates, this impressive fortress is

a source of wonder and amazement and UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. Continue your train journey. The

train winds its way from 470 to 1100 metres altitude, disappearing into the 15-kilometre Gotthard Tunnel. In Flüelen

board the historic Wilhelm Tell paddle steamer for the cruise across Lake Lucerne. Voucher (19.- CHF) is included

for lunch and served on board.

Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 8: Departure Lucerne

After your breakfast train transfer back to Zurich airport or depending on your departure time possibility to visit

Mount Pilatus or to do the Voralpen-Express excursion.

Tip: Voralpen-Express

Travelling by the Voralpen-Express introduces you to a Switzerland of gently undulating hills, picture-perfect villages

and mellow orchards. With the Voralpen-Express, you cross over the highest railway bridge in Switzerland. It’s the

99-metre high Sitter viaduct near St. Gallen. The city`s most famous landmark is its Baroque cathedral with the

Abbey Library, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1983. Travel back to Lucerne.

Tip: Mount Pilatus

This is a fantastic excursion to enjoy beautiful views of the Lake Lucerne region. Short cruise across the lake to

Alpnachstad. Change here to the steepest cogwheel train in the world. For the return journey chose between cogwheel

train or gondola to Kriens. Back to Lucerne by bus.

Tip: Gornergrat

Over 20 gigantic 4000 and more meter-high peaks surround the rocky ridge between the Findelen and Gornergletscher,

at 1500 meters above Zermatt. Since over a century a cog railway has made its way here – and still does today,

every 24 minutes. From the 3135 meter-high viewing platform accessible year-round, views extend over the Gorner

Glacier to Monte Rosa with its ten snow-capped summits and notorious Matterhorn.

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Escorted Grand Train Tour of Switzerland

Zürich – Interlaken – Montreux – Zermatt – St. Moritz – Lugano – Lucerne

May:

1st class train upgrade

Offer: 8 days / 7 nights

Price: from CHF 1923

A journey of discovery that combines the highlights of Switzerland in one single tour.

Discover the diverse regions and cultures of Switzerland on this 8-day `Grand Train Tour of Switzerland`. Explore

the cultural differences within the country and its 4 languages, taking in some spectacular countryside and staying

in beautiful Swiss towns on the way. It’s a great opportunity to visit the very best of Switzerland on some of the

most exciting scenic trains and sceneries in Europe.

Included services

• 7 x overnight stays with breakfast in Zürich, Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lugano, Lucerne

(1 night per destination) in 3* and 4* hotels

• Guide for 7 days

• Grand Train Tour ticket including 8 transfers in 2nd class

• Seat reservation for GoldenPass Line, Glacier Express, Bernina Express in 2nd class and Wilhelm Tell Express in

1st class

• Luggage transfers from first to last hotel (one suitcase per person)

• Excursion to Jungfraujoch (guided)

• Swiss Coupon Pass with „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers en route worth over CHF 2000

Good to know

• The Grand Train Tour attractions in the day to day itinerary are a selection, there is more to explore on the way.

• Guaranteed departure dates with a minimum of 15 participants (max. group size: 30 participants)

• English/German speaking guide

• Children price on request

Swiss Coupon Pass

• Let yourself be regaled in a great selection of restaurants, discover touristic corners and attractions of Switzerland

and experience genuine Swiss traditions during various sightseeing trips. With the Swiss Coupon Pass you

experience the diversity of Switzerland and profit from “2 for 1”offers and other great discounts in 11 different

destinations (representing a total value of over CHF 2000). Let yourself be inspired by our broad selection of offers

which will accompany you on your trip through Switzerland. Destinations: Basel | Bern | Geneva | Interlaken|

Lucerne | Lugano | Montreux | St. Gallen | St. Moritz | Zermatt | Zurich

Tourcode: FI.129 Escorted Grand Train Tour of Switzerland double single

Price per person in CHF

Tour 1: 16.05. - 23.05.2015 1923 2166

Tour 2: 01.08. - 08.08.2015 1977 2187

Tour 3: 26.09. - 03.10.2015 1942 2174

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Day 1: Arrival Zürich

After arrival in Zürich take the train and go to your hotel for check in.

As a «metropolis of experiences» by the water, with a magnificent view of the snowcapped Alps on the horizon, Zürich

offers a unique mixture of attractions – over 50 museums and more than 100 art galleries, international fashion

labels and Zürich designs, and the most flamboyant and lively nightlife in Switzerland. Depending on your arrival

time you have the opportunity to discover the world famous shopping mile Bahnhofstrasse or stroll along the banks

of Lake Zürich.

Overnight in Swissotel 4* or similar in Zürich.

Day 2: Zürich – Interlaken (GoldenPass Line Lucerne - Interlaken)

Train travel to Lucerne. When boarding the Luzern–Interlaken Express, you are about to go on an unforgettable journey

right into the heart of Switzerland. This two-hour ride will take you along the shores of crystal-clear lakes, past

romantic waterfalls and over the magnificent Brünig mountain pass. After a short journey you arrive in Interlaken. The

city lies in the Bernese Oberland on an alluvial plain, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. The vacation destination

is presided over by the three mighty mountains, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.

Overnight in Hotel Carlton-Europe 3* or similar in Interlaken.

Day 3: Interlaken – Montreux (Jungfraujoch & GoldenPass Line Interlaken - Montreux)

Take the train from Interlaken to the Kleine Scheidegg at the foot of the famous Eiger. Change trains to get on board

the Jungfrau railway and ride via ‘Eiger Gletscher’ to the Jungfraujoch – the highest railway station in Europe at

3454 m with some breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier with 22 km the longest in the Alps and UNESCO World

Heritage Site. In the early evening your journey on the Golden Pass Line continues. Along the shores of Lake Thun

you reach the Simmen valley with Zweisimmen and the world known holiday resort of Gstaad. Further on passing

the wild romantic Pays d’Enhaut with the scenic villages of Château d’Oex and Montbovon the journey continues

through a tunnel before the panoramic view of Lake Geneva and Montreux opens in front of you.

Overnight in Hotel Helvetie 3* or similar Montreux.

Day 4: Montreux – Zermatt (optional excursion Gornergrat)

Enjoy breakfast at your hotel and afterwards travel from Montreux to Zermatt. The rest of the day is at your disposal.

Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. The vacation destination is a car-free village and has preserved its original

character. After arriving in Zermatt you have the possibility to do a non-guided excursion to the Gornergrat (payment

on spot). A trip up the exhilarating open air Gornergrat railway is not to be missed, for unrivalled views over

the 4000m peaks surrounding Zermatt. Or you enjoy your leisure time to go hiking and do some souvenir shopping.

Overnight in Hotel Perren 3* or similar in Zermatt.

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Day 5: Zermatt – St. Moritz (Glacier Express)

In the morning you take the world famous Glacier Express for a thrilling ride in the panorama carriage to St. Moritz.

Take in some of the dramatic scenery Switzerland has to offer. Along the deep Rhone valley, the Glacier Express

travels through an incredibly fascinating part of the Alps. The train drives on over the Oberalp pass (2,033m/6,670ft)

and through the impressive Rhine gorge. After an exhilarating trip, you will arrive in St. Moritz.

Overnight in Hotel Soldanella 3* or similar in St. Moritz.

Day 6: St. Moritz – Lugano (Bernina Express)

Board the narrow-gauge Bernina Express in St. Moritz station and enjoy one of the most impressive scenic rail journeys

Switzerland offers. Travel over circular viaducts and pass through winding tunnels before reaching Tirano in Italy

which is the end of the Bernina Express rail line. The cross-border Albula and Bernina Lines between Thusis and Tirano

owe their 2008 inscription into the UNESCO World Heritage list to stunning scenery such as the Schyn Gorge,

Morteratsch Glacier and Brusio spiral viaduct. Change to the Bernina Express Bus which will take you onwards to

Ticino. The Journey ends in Lugano – southern Switzerland’s largest town.

Overnight in Hotel International au Lac 3* or similar in Lugano.

Day 7: Lugano – Lucerne (Wilhelm Tell Express)

With the Wilhelm Tell Express you travel from the Mediterranean south to the traditional heart of Switzerland. The

journey takes you along the spectacular Gotthard route – an unforgettable trip through an impressive countryside.

You will travel by 1st class panorama carriage from Bellinzona to Flüelen. A visit of Bellinzona is worth a stop and a

recommended Grand Tour attraction. With its castles, walls, towers, battlements and gates, this impressive fortress is

a source of wonder and amazement and UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2000. Continue your train journey. The

train winds its way from 470 to 1100 metres altitude, disappearing into the 15-kilometre Gotthard Tunnel. In Flüelen

board the historic Wilhelm Tell paddle steamer for the cruise across Lake Lucerne. Voucher (19.- CHF) is included

for lunch and served on board. Lucerne is the gateway to central Switzerland, sited on Lake Lucerne, is embedded

within an impressive mountainous panorama.

Overnight in Hotel Waldstätterhof 3* or similar in Lucerne.

Day 8: Departure Lucerne

After your breakfast train transfer back to Zurich airport or depending on your departure time possibility to visit

Mount Pilatus or to do the Voralpen-Express excursion.

Tip: Voralpen-Express

Travelling by the Voralpen-Express introduces you to a Switzerland of gently undulating hills, picture-perfect villages

and mellow orchards. With the Voralpen-Express, you cross over the highest railway bridge in Switzerland. It’s the

99-metre high Sitter viaduct near St. Gallen. The city`s most famous landmark is its Baroque cathedral with the Abbey

Library, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1983. Travel back to Lucerne.

Tip: Mount Pilatus

This is a fantastic excursion to enjoy beautiful views of the Lake Lucerne region. Short cruise across the lake to

Alpnachstad. Change here to the steepest cogwheel train in the world. For the return journey chose between co

wheel train or gondola to Kriens. Back to Lucerne by bus.

Wilhelm Tell Express: DS Schiller Urnersee

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Offer: 9 days / 8 nights

Price: from CHF 1586

Switzerland`s Traditions

Basel – Zürich – Lucerne – Bern – Montreux – Basel

This combination truly covers everything that you want to see on a first time visit to Switzerland. Combine the most

attractive regions in one exciting holiday. You will be fascinated by the various cultures in the German and French

speaking part of Switzerland. You`ll see the best of the Swiss summer: the most beautiful cities; their attractions and

the scenic lakes and mountains.

Included services

• Swiss Tour Pass 2nd class (8 days): border/airport – Zurich – Lucerne – Berne – Montreux – border/airport

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Basel

• 2 x overnight stays with breakfast in Zürich

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Lucerne

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Bern

• 1 x overnight stay with breakfast in Montreux

• Excursion Swiss Traditions – Appenzellerland (1h guided tour Cheese Factory)

• Excursion to Mount Pilatus (non-guided)

• UNESCO City Tour (1,5h) in Bern (public guided)

• Excursion to Chillon castle (private guided castle tour)

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to know

• Use the Swiss Coupon Pass for 2 for 1 City Tours in Basel, Zürich, Lucerne and Bern.

Tourcode: FIT.46 Switzerland`s Traditions double single triple supplements

Price per person in CHF

3* hotel 1586 2186 1470

4* hotel 2124 2913 1877

Upgrade to 1 st class on all train rides 251

The hotel rates for Zurich and Basel are based on weekend rates, during midweek higher rates might apply.

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Day 1: Arrival Basel

Transfer by bus to Basel city. Rest of your time at disposal to discover Basel.

Overnight in Basel.

Day 2: Zürich

After arriving by train in Zurich check in at your hotel and enjoy a leisure day in the biggest city of Switzerland. Zurich

offers a unique mixture of attractions – over 50 museums and more than 100 art galleries, international fashion labels

and Zurich designs, and the most flamboyant and lively nightlife in Switzerland.

Overnight in Zürich.

Day 3: Zürich / Swiss Traditions – Appenzellerland

Unforgettable excursion to the beautiful, idyllic region of eastern Switzerland. You will have a guided visit of a cheese

factory and the possibility to taste Swiss cheese. Explore Appenzell, a charming, traditional town with old painted

wooden houses - we highly recommend to try local specialities.

Overnight in Zürich.

Day 4: Zürich – Lucerne / Excursion Mount Pilatus

Train ride to Lucerne. Afterwards excursion to Mount Pilatus 2132m. The golden roundtrip starts with a boat ride

from Lucerne and continues with the world‘s steepest cogwheel railway to the top.

Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 5: Bern / UNESCO City Tour

Train ride from Lucerne to Bern and public guided city tour through Bern’s Old Town. You will learn more about the

Swiss capital and its 800 year-old history.

Overnight in Bern.

Day 6: Montreux / Chillon Castle

After breakfast take the train to Montreux and visit Chillon castle. The castle is located on a rock on the banks of

Lake Geneva. The castle is the most visited historic building in Switzerland. Enjoy a private guided tour through the

well-preserved ruins.

Overnight in Montreux.

Day 7: Basel

After travelling to Basel by train you will be able to enjoy the city`s diverse culture. Enjoy your afternoon in the old

town and at the Rhine river.

Overnight in Basel.

Day 8: Departure

After breakfast journey back to the airport. Flight back home or to your next holiday destination.

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Offer: 8 days / 7 nights

Price: from CHF 1355

The Chocolate & Cheese Side of Switzerland

Zurich – Interlaken/Jungfrau – Cailler & Gruyere/Emmental – First Mountain – Lucerne

Interlaken in the Bernese Oberland lies between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. The resort, which is presided over by

the three mighty mountains, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, is the starting point for numerous activities. Interlaken is

a sun-seeker’s paradise. The city is certainly the place to be for all those who love nature and the summer. Take a

dip in the refreshing waters of Lake Brienz or Lake Thun, enjoy a pleasant barbecue by the water’s edge or soak up

the sun. Adventurers can expect endless choices of thrilling sports and with so many alpine summits, it’s a hiking

paradise for all ages.

Included services

• 5 x overnight stays including breakfast in Interlaken

• 2 x overnight stays including breakfast in Zurich

• Rental car cat. C (VW Golf manual) for 8 days pick-up/drop -off at the airport

• Excursion to Jungfraujoch (non-guided)

• Excursion to First mountain incl. First Flyer (non-guided)

• Excursion to Maison Cailler and Gruyere or Emmentaler Showdairy and Kambly Experience (non-guided)

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to know

• With the Swiss Coupon Pass you benefit from 2 for 1 meals at mountain top and lake shore restaurants, sightseeing

tours in Zürich, Interlaken and Lucerne, and entrance to the Snow Fun Park on the Jungfraujoch.

Tourcode: FIT.127 The Chocolate & Cheese Side of Switzerland double single triple

Price per person in CHF (from rates) low high low high low high

3* hotel (City Oberland or similar) 1355 1592 1955 2230 1180 1382

4* hotel (Metropole or similar) 1510 1636 2300 2539 1658 1934

Low season: 01.10. - 31.10.2015 / High season: 01.05. - 30.09.2015

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Day 1: Arrival Zurich

After arrival at Zurich airport, pick-up your rental car and drive to the city and check in at the hotel. Depending on

arrival time, take the opportunity to discover the world famous shopping mile Bahnhofstrasse or stroll along the

banks of Lake Zurich. Overnight in Zurich.

Day 2: Zurich - Bern - Interlaken

Today you will drive from Zurich to Interlaken via Bern. After arriving in the Swiss capital Bern, discover the old town,

which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit the arcades, one of the longest weather-sheltered shopping promenades

in Europe with six kilometre length. Drive on to Interlaken. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 3: Discover Interlaken

Situated between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, Interlaken offers an amazing diversity of sport and outdoor activities.

Take a dip in the cool refreshing lake, enjoy a pinic by the water’s edge, or soak up the sun at one of the regional

lakeshore bathing. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 4: Excursion to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

The Jungfrau Railway, which leads through the heart of the mountains and up to the highest train station in Europe

(3454 m), offers unbelievable views of the mountain giants Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, and of the Aletsch glacier,

which is the longest glacier with 22 km length. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 5: Excursion to Maison Cailler and Gruyere or Emmentaler Showdairy and Kambly Experience

Option 1: Maison Cailler and Gruyere. Explore the lovely old medieval town of Gruyere with its castle and taste

the world famous cheese of Gruyere, well known for its unique flavor. Next stop is Broc with the well-known Maison

Caillier, chocolate factory of Nestlé. Discover the process of chocolate manufacturing and taste the chocolate. Overnight

in Interlaken.

Option 2: Emmentaler Showdairy and Kambly Experience in Trubschachen. Visit the Kambly Experience and

explore the secrets of fine biscuit making, learn about the origins of Kambly and experience moments of pure bliss.

Drive on to the Emmentaler showdiary, where you can help during the cream cheese production. The rest of the day

explore Emmental before you drive back to Interlaken. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 6: Excursion to First mountain including First Flyer

Travel by car to Grindelwald and continue by cable car to First mountain. The First Flyer promises pure thrills. You will

sit in a securely designed carriage for the rapid descent from First to Schreckfeld. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 7: Interlaken - Lucerne - Zurich

Today you will visit Lucerne. The city at Lake Lucerne is the gateway to central Switzerland and is embedded within

an impressive mountain panorama. Visit the Chapel Bridge – one of Europe’s oldest wooden bridges. Time for souvenir

shopping before you drive to Zurich. Overnight in Zurich.

Day 8: Departure

After breakfast drop-off at the airport.

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picture: Swisstrails - C. Sonderegger

Offer: 10 days / 9 nights

Price: from CHF 1502

Hike & Rail on the Glacier Express Route

Zermatt – St. Moritz

Glacier Express by rail & hike – that is by train as before, now also on foot through the most beautiful stretches. How

is this possible It is simple: You do not cross the stretch in 8 hours as a «tourist» in a rush, but you take six hiking

days. In addition, your luggage will be transported from one accommodation to the other. Therefore you sit in the

train unencumbered – and can disembark from the train at any station to walk a stretch and then take one of the next

trains (the usual trains run at hourly intervals). Follow your whim, the weather and make your choice according to your

physical comfort – as you also have a train pass for this stretch that allows you to use the railway when you wish. Moreover,

we have chosen the most appealing, completely picturesque hiking trails and documented them for you.

Included services

• Meet & Greet at airport

• Briefing at SwissTrails «Bike & Hike Terminal»

• 9x overnight stays (Hotel cat. standard) in double room with breakfast

• 8x luggage transports from and to the Zurich airport (or from and to free car parking space respectively) and

from hotel to hotel.

• Second class railway pass for the Glacier Express line (Zermatt - St.Moritz) for regular trains (special trains «Glacier

Express» against additional reservation charges at the location)

• Tips, information, maps for hiking alternatives at all stages

• Travel information and documents

• Helpline 7/7 days, 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to know

• Accommodation in standard category, based on selected medium category hotels (all rooms with shower and

WC). Available uniformly along all routes.

• Use the Swiss Coupon Pass for a 2 for 1 Gornergrat Experience with a special main course in the 3100

Kulmhotel restaurant, and a souvenir photograph.

Tourcode: FI.131 Hike & Rail Glacier Express double supplement

Price per person in CHF

Standard hotels 1502

Single Room 53

1st class railway pass 66

Season: 01.04. - 15.10.2015.

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Day 1: Arrival

Arrival in Zurich/Kloten or by car in Zurich/Regensdorf. Flight guests: Meet & Greet by SwissTrails representative at

the airport, transfer to hotel nearby. Arrival by car: Swiss-Trails has reserved a free parking space for your car in Zurich/Regensdorf.

Hotel accommodation in ****-Hotel in Zurich/Regensdorf. Next morning briefing at the «Bike & Hike

Terminal» of SwissTrails.

Day 2: Briefing / Transfer

Transfer with SwissTrails minibus to Zermatt. Hourly (XX: 39) trains going to Brig. Recommended hiking stage: Valais

sun trail No. 61, Ausserberg - Brig. While saffron dishes are a great attraction in Safrans’ village Mund, it is the

Stockalper palace with its gardens, towers and arcade courtyard, which is a major attraction in Birg. Alight at: Eyholz

station, walk to Lalden and on the Valais sun trail up to Brig. Overnight.

Day 3: Railway Stretch Brig - Oberwald

Hike on the Alpine passes trail no. 6 through the beautiful villages of the Goms: e.g. from Blitzingen to Ulrichen: On

the sunny side above the Rhone through the Goms. Without much difference in altitudes along mountain slopes through

woods and alpine meadows with a view of sunburnt old barns and stores. A view of the valley with the villages

and the conspicuously compact construction of the houses. Overnight.

Day 4: Railway Stretch Oberwald - Distentis

Hiking along the Senda Sursilvana, e.g. from Andermatt to Oberalppass: A stage that will be particularly appreciated

by plant lovers. Even those interested in Geology will be drawn to look up repeatedly at the crystalline mountain

peaks. The interesting location of the trail makes this section one of the crowning stages of the route.

Day 5: Railway Stretch Disentis - Thusis

Hike, e.g. from Ilanz through the Rhine gorge (the “Swiss Grand Canyon») to Tamins: The Rhine gorge is an impressive

witness to the largest mapped rockslide of the Alps. It is a particularly impressive sight from the bridge that leads

through the Versamer Tobel. The huge washing well of Valendas is also interesting.

Day 6: Railway Stretch Thusis - Bergün

Walk on the hiking trail Albula/Bernina No. 33:This stage starts in Filisur at the historical heart of the village. Passing

the dancing witches of Bellaluna, the trail climbs up to the best-maintained historical train station of Stugl. The destination

Bergün with its Engadine houses is considered the Mecca of train lovers.

Day 7: Railway Stretch Bergün - St. Moritz

Hiking, e.g. Bergün - Preda: Hike through a true engineering marvel. The hiking route follows the banks of the Albula

and crosses the railroad several times. The railroad shows the boldest railway rail routing in this section. The rail experience

trail exemplifies this hundred-year-old masterpiec of railway engineering.

Day 8: Departure

Transfer from St. Moritz to airport Zurich, flight backe home.

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Offer: 8 days / 7 nights

Price: from CHF 1029

Cycling Tour / Aare Route

Zürich - Meiringen - Interlaken - Bern - Solothurn - Aarau - Zürich

The classic cycle route along the river Aare in Switzerland: Encounter an area of Switzerland which has maintained

its provincial charm, nostalgic farm life and genuine nature up to the present day as you ride along the

banks of the River Aare. The levelled terrain along the route makes it a pleasure for cyclists to cross the Bernese

Oberland, the Mittelland, the „Three Lakes“ region and the southern foot of the Jura Mountains.

Included services

• Meet & greet at the airport and transfer to the hotel for overnight

• 7 x overnight stays with breakfast in standard 3*

• 6 x cycling days

• Briefing and transfer to the starting point of the tour

• Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel

• Detailed documentation, helpline and support service throughout the tour

• Return transfer at the last day

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to know

• Book your bike supplementary upon your preferences.

• The bike rental includes the return transfer to start/end point.

• More bikes (E-Bikes, mountain and racing bikes) are availabel on request.

• Bring rain and sun protection.

• Wear comfortable clothing and solid shoes.

• Use the Swiss Coupon Pass for 2 for 1 City Tour in Zürich, Interlaken and Bern as well as entrance to the showdairy

Emmental, and various lunch & dinner offers.

Tourcode: FI.102 Cycling Aare Route double supplement

Price per person in CHF

3* hotel 1029

Standard Tour Bike for 8 days / 7 nights 107

E-Bike Flyer for 8 days / 7 nights 175

Season: 01.04. - 15.10.2015. The rental bikes are net (non-commissonable).

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Day 1: Arrival Zurich

Flight from your country to Zurich Airport. Meet & greet at the airport. Transfer from airport to hotel. Overnight in

Zürich/Regensdorf.

Day 2: Cycling Meiringen - Interlaken (30 Km)

Tour briefing and transfer to the starting point of the tour. Cycle along icy mountain peaks, foaming waterfalls such as

the Giessbach Falls and deep blue lakes from Meiringen to Interlaken. Along the way you can admire chocolat - box

chalets and maybe even take a dive into the icy waters of Lake Brienz. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 3: Cycling Interlaken - Thun (30 Km)

Today‘s route offers a variety of scenery from snow-covered peaks, deep blue waters and vineyards. Our tipp: Take

the post bus to Beatenberg to the magnificent panorama route with views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Overnight

around Thun.

Day 4: Cycling Thun - Bern (30 Km)

Enjoy an unobstructed view over the wide plains of the Aare Valley as you journey towards the centre of Bern, the

capital city of Switzerland. Overnight around Bern.

Day 5: Cycling Bern - Biel (50 Km)

The vegetable-growing region in the Grossen Moos and the Lake of Biel mark the scenery of today‘s route. A short

break in the pretty little town of Aarberg is worthwhile. Overnight around Biel.

Day 6: Cycling Biel - Solothurn (34 Km)

Between Biel and Büren the Aare River winds its way through a fertile region, forming many loops, towards the city

of Solothurn. You might even get the chance to see the storks circling the skies. Overnight around Solothurn.

Day 7: Cycling Solothurn - Aarau (53 Km)

Today continue to the medieval town of Wangen and enjoy a leisurely ride through an enchanting river landscape

between Berken, Aarwangen and Wolfwil. Visit the pedestrian zones in Olten‘s old town before your day ends in

Aarau.

Overnight around Aarau.

Day 8: Departure

Transfer to the airport and return journey.

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Offer: 3 days / 2 nights

Price: from CHF 765

007 Bungy Jump Verzasca Valley

Locarno – Verzasca Valley

This is a real adventure package. Combine this trip to Locarno with an adrenaline kick of your lifetime. Enjoy Locarno

with its 2,300 hours of sunshine per year and a church established after an appearance of the Virgin Mary. The town

with the warmest climate in Switzerland is located on the northern shore of Lago Maggiore.

Classic 007 Bungy Jump (World`s Most Famous Jump): you jump head first – with your feet attached to a large

elastic band and strapped in to a security harness. This is the perfect jump for all first timers. Each participant is

briefed and carefully walked through the whole jump process.

Included services

• Swiss Transfer ticket airport/border - Locarno - airport/border

• 2x overnight stays including breakfast in Locarno

• Return transfer from/to Locarno by post bus to/from Verzasca Dam (bus station `Diga Verzasca`)

• 1x 007 Bungy Jump worth of 255 CHF including Training, Jump, Refreshment, Certificate, Dam Jump Charge,

VAT

• Swiss Coupon Pass „2 for 1“ Dine & Discover offers

Good to know

• Bungy Jump operating hours: 4 April - 25 October 2015 on Saturdays & Sundays from approx. 13:00 - 17:00 and

from 8 July - 21 August 2015 also from Wednesdays - Fridays from approx. 13:30h .

• Awarded Security Certificate „Safety in adventures“.

• Guides & instructors trained by Swiss Outdoor Assocation (SOA) and Trekking Team Ltd.

• Minors need their parents consent, participants 65+ need a medical certificate.

• Minimal weight 45 kg; maximum weight 110 kg and minimal age = 14 years.

• Participants with the following health conditions are explicitly excluded from bungy jumping: Pregnant women,

people with high blood pressure, heart disorders, epilepsy, damage to the musculoskeletal system, neurological

disorders, chronic ear ailments with disturbance of equilibrium.

• Wear comfortable clothes and colourful clothes, so that you look better on photographs and videos.

• With the Swiss Coupon Pass you can enjoy a 2 for 1 lunch at the mountain top restaurant Vetta Monte Brè, a

private sightseeing tour in Lugano, and a gondola ride at Monte Tamaro.

Tourcode: FIT.97 Locarno Bungy Jump double single supplements

Price per person in CHF low high low high

3* hotel 765 858 738 820

4* hotel 984 994 982 1046

Upgrade to 1st class train 106

Low season: 01.04. - 30.04.2015 & 01.10. - 31.10.2015 / High season: 01.05. - 30.09.2015. Black-out applies during Moon & Star and Film

Festival. Child reduction on request only.

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Day 1: Arrival Locarno

Transfer by train from the airport/border to Locarno. Spend the rest of the day to explore the city`s beauties -

southern plants such as palm trees or lemon trees flourish in Locarno and give the city its special charm. The heart of

the city is the Piazza Grande, well-known for its annual film festival. The narrow lanes of the Old Town all lead to the

Piazza. Castello Visconteo, a castle dating back to the 12th century, lies at the edge of the Old Town. About a fifth

of the castle has been preserved in its original state.

Overnight Locarno.

Day 2: Locarno - Verzasca Valley / Bungy Jump

After breakfast start your journey to the Verzasca valley where you will enjoy a lifetime experience. The post bus

takes you in 20 minutes from Locarno station directly to the Verzasca dam, your meeting point for the 007 Bungy

Jump. You need to be at the meeting point 15 minutes prior to the scheduled jump. You will need to plan approximately

30 minutes for registration, training and the actual jump. The jump action itself lasts approximately 5 minutes.

Your jumping time will be advised at the time of booking.

Return back to Locarno by post bus. Overnight in Locarno.

Day 3: Departure

After breakfast spend more time to enjoy the beautiful scenery of the city and its surroundings before you start your

journey back home or to your next holiday destination.

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Swiss Coupon Pass – 2 for 1 Dine & Discover

With the Swiss Coupon Pass your travellers experience the diversity of Switzerland and profit

from “2 for 1” offers and other great discounts in 11 different destinations.

Destinations: Basel | Bern | Geneva | Interlaken| Lucerne | Lugano | Montreux | St. Gallen | St. Moritz | Zermatt | Zurich

Basel

Zurich

St. Gallen

Lucerne

Bern

Montreux

Interlaken

St. Moritz

Geneva

Zermatt

Lugano

Dine

• Restaurants (Swiss, Italian, Asian and Indian Cusine)

• Lunch & Dinner Cruises

• Dining on mountain top restaurants

Explore

• First class upgrades

• Rentals (boats, cars, sports equipment)

• Touristic attractions & Souvenirs

• Fun & Adventure parks

• City Tours (by foot, coach, mini-trains and Segway)

• Airport Transfers

Good to know

• Physical booklet with 72 coupons at a value over CHF 2000

• Coupons redeemd on spot

• 1 year validity

• Limited edition available in English and German language

To view the whole pass click here

Swiss Coupon Pass - preview e-booklet

How to get it

B2B

• Included with all standard FIT packages booked with STC for 2015.

• Sold to tour operators worldwide at net price of CHF 39/copy.

• Shipping overseas is free of charge at minimum 100 copies per shipping.

• Volume discounts from 500 copies ordered and prepaid:

- 500 – 999 copies: CHF 35/copy

- >1000 copies: CHF 30/copy

B2C

The Swiss Coupon Pass is officially sold at tourist offices, hotels, airports and tourist hotspots for

CHF 59.

Interested Please contact us: touroperating@stc.ch or +41 (0)43 210 5594.

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Booking & Payment Conditions

Bookings

Please send your booking request to touroperating@stc.ch. All packages can be booked freesale

up to 7 days prior arrival, thereafter on request.This excludes black-out dates for fairs, congresses

and special events. Child prices is available on request only. Confirmed bookings can only be cancelled

as per below cancellation conditions.

Commission

STC pays the following commission on gross amounts stated in attached FIT offers:

• 20% to tour operators and wholesalers

• 10% to travel agencies

The commission will be deducted and net amount invoiced.

Payment

The full amount of the tour must be received by STC prior to the first departure day of the tour.

If the payment is not being received 3 working days prior to the start of the tour, we reserve the

right to cancel the services. For bookings made within 14 days before departure, full credit card

payment will be required.

Amendment fee

60.- CHF per file if travel date, hotel category or name change are required.

Cancellation cost

• 30 - 15 days before tour departure 60.- CHF per file

• 14 - 4 days before tour departure 30% of the total confirmed tour price

• 0 - 3 days before tour departure 100% ot the total confirmed tour price

Credit card payment

Credit card payment can be done with additional 2% surcharge on the total amount of the package.

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