Glacier Express Wonderland Tour
Brig, Gornergrat, Glacier Express, Chur, Bernina Express, Luzern, Zürich
6 Nights / 7 Days Tour Programme
|Day 01||Swiss Border - Brig
On arrival in Zürich, travel to Brig by train (approx. 2 hrs 09 minutes). Brig is located in the midst of the Valais Alps. The historical town is situated at the hub of international routes and invites visitors to take some time off. The Rhone Valley with its magnificent mountains, deep valleys and breathtaking scenery is the dividing line between north and south. Visit the majestic Stockalper Castle, the pilgrimage and collegiate church and the Sebastian chapel. Go shopping in the buzzing Bahnhofstrasse and the Old Town. After check in at your hotel, you are free to explore Brig on your own for the rest of the day. Overnight stay at Brig.
|Day 02||Brig - Gornergrat
After breakfast, travel to Zermatt (approx. 1.5 hrs) by train. The famous car-free resort lies at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn. Discover a stunning natural paradise: The Gornergrat train takes you from Zermatt to the top of the 3’089 m (11’333 ft) Gornergrat. The journey goes through aromatic stone pine and larch forests, across alpine meadows, which are blossoming with flowers in summer and covered with snow in winter. Experience 29 four-thousand-meter-high mountains covered with snow and ice. In the afternoon return to Brig (approx. 1.5 hrs). Overnight stay at Brig.
|Day 03||Brig - Glacier Express - Chur
After breakfast, check out and proceed to Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn station, where you can board the world famous Glacier Express to Chur. A 4 hour panoramic trip through the Alps in the heart of Switzerland awaits you. We suggest you to make a reservation for lunch in the train. There is also a mini-bar-service. In the afternoon you arrive in Chur, the capital of Graubünden, which is the oldest town in Switzerland. It has retained a great deal of its old character. The old town, full of cobbled alleys, secret courtyards and townhouses breathes the spirit of the Middle Ages. The huge cathedral is a symbol for the bishop-princes, who ruled in the past. Overnight stay at Chur.
|Day 04||Chur - Bernina Express
Today you board the Bernina Express from Chur to Poschiavo. In Poschiavo it’s possible to take a train to St. Moritz, the
famous resort in the middle of the lake-dotted landscape of the Upper Engadine. The “dry, sparkling champagne climate” has become legendary and the famous sun of St. Moritz shines an average 322 days a year. In the evening you return to Chur. Overnight stay at Chur.
|Day 05||Chur - Zürich
After breakfast, check-out and travel to Zürich by train (approx. 1.5 hrs). For the rest of the day you are free to go shopping in the famous mall street “Bahnhofstrasse” which is situated on the shores of Lake Zürich. Or you explore the nightlife of Switzerland’s biggest city. Overnight stay at Zürich.
|Day 06||Zürich - Luzern (Lucerne)
Today you can explore Luzern (approx. 1 hrs), the musical city. Enjoy the beautiful Lake Luzern, visit the famous Chapel Bridge and the Lion Monument or explore the famous Bucherer malls. Return to Zürich in the evening (approx. 1 hrs). Overnight stay at Zürich.
|Day 07||Zürich - Depart for the onward journey
After breakfast, you either proceed to the airport for your onward flight or else continue your stay in Switzerland.
Prices Per Person in CHF:
Valid from 01st April 2014 - 31st mar 2015
3 Star Hotel
4 Star Hotel
|Upgradation to 1st Class Train Travel – CHF 125.00 per adult|
|Brig||Hotel Ambassador||Wellnes and Baden Hotel Sallina Maris|
|Chur||Comfort Hotel Post||ABC Hotel|
|Zurich||Montana, Comfort Inn Royal, Rütli||Swissotel, Central Plaza, Engimatt, Glockenhof|
Our Price Includes
|2 overnight stays at Brig with breakfast.|
|2 overnight stays at Chur with breakfast.|
|2 overnight stays at Zürich with breakfast.|
|Excursions to Gornergrat, Glacier Express, Bernina Express.|
|Swiss rail travel in 2nd class as per the given tour program.|
Price does not include
|Meals other than those indicated above, drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls & expenses of personal nature.|
|Airfare, airport tax, visa, travel and health insurance.|
|Local Transfers from Airport/Railway Station to Hotel and Exucursion Sites or vice-versa at places mentioned above.|
Enjoy an evening cruise on Lake Brienz
|Meet the World Dinner Cruise|
|Swiss Barberque Cruise|
|Halal Barberque Cruise|
|The Tour Cost is subject to change without prior notice.|
|Hotels Subject to Availability at the time of making Reservation|