Price:From *$4568

8 Days/7 Night

Tour Description

From champagne breakfasts to gourmet dinners, horse-drawn carriage rides to lake cruises and the exhilarating Glacier Express to relaxing spa experiences, this journey encompasses some of the best Switzerland has to offer. Spoil yourself by travelling on first class rail and staying at exceptional hotels along the way. Enjoy the warm hospitality of the Hotel Waldhaus poised above Sils-Maria like a fairy-tale castle, followed by the upscale and historic Grand Hotel Zermatterhof in Zermatt and finally a jewel of Art Nouveau architecture, the Bellevue Palace in Bern. 

DEPARTURE Daily, 20 Jun 18 - 13 Sep 18
1st class rail travel as per itinerary including half fare Swiss card
6 nights 5-star accommodation
6 breakfasts
3 dinners (Sils Maria 2 x 5-course dinner & Zermatt 1 dine-around dinner)
Horse-drawn carriage ride to Val Fex (Sils Maria)
Seat reservation on Glacier Express and 3-course lunch on board
Excursion to the Gornergrat in Zermatt
Lake cruise on Lake Thun, Interlaken to Thun with on board 2-course lunch
Private guided tour of Bern with English speaking local guide
Luggage transport Zermatt-Bern (hotel to hotel)

1 extra night at the Waldhaus Sils-Maria with excursion on the Bernina Express to Tirano from $628*
2 extra nights in Montreux with a degustation dinner at Grand Hotel Suisse Majestic & Golden Pass rail journey Thun- Zweisimmen - Montreux from $806*


Day 1:

Zürich/Bern/Basel – Sils-Maria Travel by rail to St. Moritz and transfer by private vehicle to the Waldhaus in Sils-Maria. Tonight enjoy a five course dinner at the hotel. (D) 


Day 2:

Sils-Maria Enjoy a horse-carriage ride through the Val Fex. The ride take you through unspoiled countryside, surrounded by majestic 3,000m mountain peaks. Rest of day at leisure followed by a 5-course dinner at your hotel. (B,D) 


Day 3:

St. Moritz - Zermatt (Glacier Express) Transfer to St. Moritz station and board the world-famous Glacier Express. This iconic journey takes you across the Alps to Zermatt, home of the Matterhorn. Transfer to the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof. This evening enjoy a dine-around dinner at a choice of hotel restaurants. (B,L,D) 


Day 4:

Zermatt Stroll through Zermatt before taking the Gornergrat Railway to an altitude of 3,089m above sea level and enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of hundreds of peaks with the Matterhorn right in the centre. Explore the Alpine surroundings in the afternoon on foot. Return to Zermatt with time to relax in the hotel spa. (B) 


Day 5:

Zermatt - Lake Thun - Bern Travel by rail through the Lötschberg-Tunnel from the Valais to the Bernese Oberland. At Interlaken- West take a leisurely lake cruise towards Thun including a 2-course lunch. After a short walk across this cute little town continue by train to the charming Swiss capital, Bern. Check-in at the Bellevue Palace. (B) 


Day 6:

Bern After breakfast, experience a fascinating private tour through Bern’s medieval old town. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the famous “Lauben” along the main streets of the old town with its many little boutiques and shops, or head back to the hotel to enjoy a massage at the hotel spa. (B) 


Day 7:

Bern Extend your journey or transfer by rail to a Swiss airport or border. (B) 

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