Say Hallo to Switzerland and to the beautiful journey ahead. This Europe tour package is a journey to the most exotic places in Switzerland. Take a city life Switzerland tour in Geneva, visit the Chillon Castle, cheese town and chocolate factories of Gruyere. After visiting Zurich, leave for Bern, the capital city and more to places like FREIBURG, a beautiful bilingual city, NYON, a little Roman city on the shores of the lake. This Switzerland trip is an exploration of the nooks and corners of the country surrounded by the majestic Alps and the small towns of LUGANO, BURGLEN and big cities such as Lucerne and Zurich.
date_range 4 Nights / 5 Days
Day 1: Zurich
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel.Welcome to Europe!!!. Transfer to hotel and free time. You will receive information about the start of the circuit during the afternoon, or you can check the informative panels in the hotel reception area.
Day 2: ZURICH - BERNE - FRIBOURG - NYON - YVOIRE - GENEVA
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Berne. Boat to cross Leman lake. Dinner included. We leave for BERNE, the capital of the country and one of the most beautiful historic cities in Switzerland. We go to the Garden of Roses for review of the city from its viewpoint. Free time for a stroll and lunch. In the afternoon we leave for French-speaking Switzerland, stopping in FREIBURG, a beautiful bilingual city. After this we go on to Lake Leman, where we stop in NYON, a little Roman city on the shores of the lake. From here we take a boat to cross Lake Leman to France. Arrival in YVOIRE, a beautiful mediaeval village on the shores of the lake with its fortified gates, its castle and its streets full of flowers. GENEVA – Arrival at the end of the day. Normally our hotel is located in the French area of the metropolis. Dinner included.
Day 3: ENEVA - CHILLON CASTLE - GRUYERE - GSTAAD
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Geneva, Vineyards Landscapes, entrance to Chillon Castle, Visit to Cailler chocolate factory. After breakfast, we include a panoramic tour with a local guide in Geneva, a city by Lake Leman that houses the European headquarters of the International Labour Organisation, of the Red Cross and of numerous other international bodies. After this, we will go on to CHILLON CASTLE, built in the waters of the lake. Entrance included to this fantastic mediaeval castle. We go on to the picturesque walled village of GRUYERE, known worldwide for its cheese. Very nearby there are some of the main chocolate manufacturers in Switzerland (NESTLE amongst them), we will visit the Cailler chocolate factory, tasting included! Continuation along little roads amidst bucolic mountain countryside and through very picturesque wooden villages. Arrival in GSTAAD a pretty little village with its wooden houses.
Day 4: GSTAAD - GRINDELWALD - MEIRINGER - CHIASSO
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Mountain scenery, Cable car in Grindelwald and walk along a path in the Alps. Lunch included. Entrance to Aareschlucht Gorge. Today´s journey has fascinating mountain scenery. We passed Interlaken and we outline its beautiful lake. Arrival to GRINDELWALD where we will have time for a coffee before taking the cable car (ticket included) up to Grindelwald First. We will walk along the path (30 minutes) in which we shall be able to take the "footbridge over the empty" among the fantastic scenery enjoying glaciers around us. Lunch included (vegetarian option available). After that we continue to MERINGEN and the spectacular AARESSCHLUCHT Gorge (entrance included). Then we enter the region of Switzerland where the official language is Italian. Accommodation in CHIASSO, a Swiss city on the Italian border.
Day 4: CHIASSO - LUGANO - BURGLEN - LUCERNE - ZURICH
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Beautiful landscapes with mountains and lakes. Knowing Lugano and Lucerne. Visit the village that was made famous through William Tell. We will know LUGANO the cosmopolitan capital of the Italian Switzerland with its beautiful lake. Time to stroll. We continue and on the highway, we cross St. Gotthard Pass. We stop in BURGLEN, the tiny village where William Tell was born, we shall see the chapel of the XVI century with paintings illustrating his life. If you want, you can also visit the museum of William Tell. In the neighboring city of ALTDORF we can also find traces of his history. Continue to LUCERNE, free time to explore this beautiful city by the lake that bears its name. Departure to Zurich. Arrival at the end of the day.End of our services. Check the time of your flight in case you need an additional night.
Day 5: Chiasso - Zurich via Fly from Milan Malpensa
Airfare price is included in the package (Ex- Delhi and Ex- Mumbai) as calculated on 8th of August 2019
The given price of the package is valid till 10th of December 2019 only.
Travel by bus with English speaking guide, basic travel insurance, and breakfast buffet.
Includes arrival transfer
City tour in: GENEVA
Boat: Leman lake in NYON
Ticket admission: Chillon castle in Chillon Castle, Cailler chocolate factory in GRUYERE, Aareslucht gorges in Meiringer
Funicular: Cable Car to Grindelwald First in GRINDELWALD
1 Lunch Included in: GRINDELWALD
1 Dinner Included in: GENEVA
Any additional charges incurred in the flight prices from changing the exit points in India
Hike of flight expenses during the festivals / trade fairs / events or if airlines rise the flight fares.
Meals or personal nature expenses which are in not included in above itinerary
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Hello. Akash Jee was good for his commitments, he arraged as promised. a few changes and improvements were informed and addressed gracefully. Overall a good experience. Actually trip to Capri, covered up for all things missing.