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Overview

An intimate journey of discovery amid stunning Alpine panoramas. This itinerary includes riding on the famous Glacier Express and staying in some of Switzerland's most enchanting hotels.

Package Info

Return airport transfers on arrival and departure days (conditions apply)
13 Nights' hotel accommodation throughout
Daily breakfast and five dinners
Transport by luxury air-conditioned, 40-seater coach with extra legroom and complimentary on board Wi-Fi
Services of a travel director
22 Sightseeing experiences
Visit Lucerne, Montreux, Zermatt, Italian Lakes, St. Moritz and Zurich

Tour highlights:
- Zurich: Your travel director will show you the Bahnhofstrasse, Grossmunster, River Limmat and Frauenmunster
- Lucerne: During your orientation with your travel director, see the emotive Lion Monument, Jesuit Church and Chapel Bridge
- Bern: Your exploration with a local historian through Switzerland's capital includes seeing the floral displays, Bear Pits, Cathedral of St. Vincent, Federal Palace, clock tower and Ogre Fountain
- Gruyeres : Your travel director leads an orientation tour where you will see the main street and 13th century castle
- Montreux: At the foot of the Alps this town boasts one of the most beautiful walks along Lake Geneva and there is free time to explore
- Chillon Castle: Led by your local expert, visit the castle set on a rocky islet in the lake. Following his walk through the dungeons in 1816, Lord Byron wrote the poem 'The Prisoner of Chillon'. Look out for his name, which he carved into a pillar.
- Geneva: During your orientation, your travel director will show you the Jet d'Eau, Floral Clock and Reformation Monument
- Lake Geneva: Enjoy first-class seats as you cruise on the serene waters of the King of Lakes, inspiration to the early Romantic movement
- Martigny: View the Roman Amphitheatre during your orientation
- Sion: Your travel director will show you the two fortress-churches, the cathedral and Old Town Hall
- Zermatt: Ride the shuttle trains of the Matterhorn Gotthard Railway up to the traffic-free Alpine resort
- Zermatt: Your travel director will lead you on an orientation of this picturesque village, high in the mountains
- Baveno: During your orientation with your travel director see the cobbled streets and 16th century square
- St. Moritz: During your orientation of this alpine resort see the spa quarter and glacial lake
- St. Moritz: If you think there's no such thing as a free ride, you'd be mistaken! With your inclusive pass, travel on 13 cable cars, funiculars, chairlifts and select public transport options (when available)
- Glacier Express: Travel on-board the world-famous Glacier Express, journeying through looping tunnels and dizzying viaducts. Enjoy a glorious adventure in the scenic heart of the Swiss Alps, only possible by rail
- Lauterbrunnen: Enjoy your orientation of the village that takes its name from 'many fountains,' referring to the 72 waterfalls that are within the surrounding valley
- Staubbach Falls: In the Valley of the Waterfalls, witness these magnificent falls that plunge 300 metres
- Grindelwald: Explore this glacier village during an orientation led by your travel director
- Brienz: Learn the history of woodcarving at the Jobin Swiss Woodcarving Centre
- Scenic Drives: Enjoy drives along Lake Geneva, passing the Vaud Alps and Rhone Valley. Continue through the Simplon Pass, Italian Lake District, Grison Region, San Bernardino, Julier Pass and Engadine Valley

** Pay R3000 per person deposit within seven days of booking with full payment due by 18 December 2019. Excludes flights, travel insurance, visas, tips, meals and drinks not specified and anything of a personal nature not mentioned above. All tours and services are subject to a minimum number of visitors, weather conditions, force majeure or other unforeseen circumstances. Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Please contact us for flights

Destination: Europe
Category: Group Tours

Pricing

Insight Vacations - Country Roads of Switzerland 13 night tour from R55 890* pps - land only

  • Land only - R55 890 pps

Terms & conditions

Prices start from the advertised price and are based on a per person rate, sharing a double room, unless otherwise stated. Prices are subject to change due to airfare increases, currency fluctuations and availability. Terms & conditions apply.

Travel Dates: departures between 12 April and 27 September 2020

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