Price:From *$1538

7 Days/6 Night

Tour Description

This rail journey truly covers everything that you would want to see on your first trip to Switzerland. You will be fascinated by the history and different cultures that is found in the German and the French speaking parts creating a culture that is uniquely Swiss.

DEPARTURE Daily, 1 Apr 18 - 31 Oct 18
2nd class rail travel as per itinerary including half fare Swiss card (upgrade to 1st class available on request)
6 nights 3-star accommodation (upgrades available on request)
6 breakfasts
Excursions to Appenzeller Cheese Factory, Chillon Castle, Stanserhorn (unescorted) and a city tour in Bern

Einstein Museum, Bern
Lake Geneva cruise, Montreux
Walking tour of the Old Town, Basel


Day 1:

Zürich Transfer by rail to Zürich city.


Day 2:

Cheese Factory Today, a full day excursion to Appenzell where you will be introduced to the art of cheese making. (B)


Day 3:

Zürich - Lucerne Transfer by rail to Lucerne followed by an excursion to the Stanserhorn. Travel by paddle steamer, train, vintage railway and the world’s first open top cable car “CabriO” to the top, retuning to Lucerne in the afternoon. (B)


Day 4:

Lucerne - Bern Rail transfer to Bern and check into your accommodation. Later enjoy a guided tour of the UNESCO world heritage site, Bern’s old town. (B)


Day 5:

Bern - Montreux Onward via rail to Montreux. Enjoy a visit to the Château de Chillon located on Lake Geneva. (B)


Day 6:

Montreux - Basel Rail transfer to Basel. Afternoon at leisure in Basel. (B)


Day 7:

Basel - Zürich/Basel Transfer by rail to your next destination. (B)

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