Switzerland Rail Journeys
5 Day Classic Glacier Express
5 Day Classical Glacier Express - Switzerland
Day 1: St. Moritz
Arrive in Zurich and enjoy a rail transfer to St. Moritz.

Day 2: St. Moritz
The Upper Engadine is yours to explore today. Take advantage of your Swiss Card which offers a 50% discount on local rail transport and some mountain excursions. The Swiss National Park is a particularly impressive piece of Alpine landscape. Alternatively, take one of the many cable cars from St. Moritz to the mountain stations.

Day 3: St. Moritz to Zermatt
Today board the world famous Glacier Express for a thrilling ride in the panorama carriage to Zermatt. Enjoy some of the most dramatic scenery along the way. A freshly cooked three course lunch is served at your seat so you won’t miss anything. Arrive late afternoon in Zermatt located at the foot of the Matterhorn.

Day 4: Zermatt
Ride the Gornergrat railway from Zermatt to the top. At 3,089 metres enjoy stunning views of the Matterhorn and a vista of 29 four thousand metre high peaks. Discover the natural paradise on the Gornergrat mountain.

Day 5: Zermatt
After breakfast, take a rail transfer to Zurich.
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3 star accommodation with 2nd class rail (4 Nights) Twin Single
5 Jun - 9 Oct 20 $1,858 $2,096
3 star accommodation with 1st class rail (4 Nights) Twin Single
5 Jun - 9 Oct 20 $2,085 $2,324
NOTE: Please enquire if extra night, child rate or triple room is required.

Suggested accommodation:
3 star accommodation in St. Moritz - Hotel Laudinella or similar
3 star accommodation in Zermatt - Hotel Excelsion or similar
Includes: 4 nights accommodation including breakfast daily
1st or 2nd class rail travel
Reserved seat on the Glacier Express
Glacier Express Lunch 3-course menu
Gornergrat Excursion
Swiss Card - offers 50% discount on local rail transport and some mountain excursions
8 Day Golden Journey
8 Day Golden Journey - Switzerland
Day 1: Lucerne
Arrive in Zurich and take a rail transfer to Lucerne.

Day 2: Lucerne – Stanserhorn
Enjoy an excursion to the Stanserhorn. Ride the vintage railway and an open top cable car to the top, taking in the views along the way. Up on the summit you can do the circular hiking trail.

Day 3: Lucerne to Interlaken
Depart Lucerne and hop on the Golden Pass railway to Interlaken. En route travel over the Brunig Pass past blue lakes, green meadows and age-old chalets.

Day 4: Interlaken – Jungfraujoch
Journey to Jungfraujoch. See the Aletsch Glacier, visit the Sphinx observation deck and enjoy the beautiful snow-capped mountain panoramas.

Day 5: Interlaken
Enjoy a day at leisure. Take advantage of your Swiss Card which offers a 50% discount on most mountain railways in the area and some excursions.

Day 6: Interlaken to Montreux
Continue along the Golden Pass Line from Interlaken to Montreux. The scenery is ever-changing. Green pastures, flowering meadows and traditional villages change to alpine forests and mountain towns before emerging in the vineyards of the Lake Geneva region.

Day 7: Lausanne
Travel to Lausanne today by a historic paddle steamer or a motor vessel. Explore the Old Town of Lausanne and visit The Olympic Museum. Take the train back to Montreux.

Day 8: Montreux
After breakfast, take a rail transfer to Zurich.
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3 star accommodation with 2nd class rail (7 Nights) Twin Single
5 Jun - 30 Sep 20 $2,303 $2,877
1 Oct - 29 Oct 20 $2,204 $2,751
30 Oct - 27 Nov 20 $1,869 $2,427
3 star accommodation with 1st class rail (7 Nights) Twin Single
5 Jun - 30 Sep 20 $2,422 $2,996
1 Oct - 29 Oct 20 $2,324 $2,870
30 Oct - 27 Nov 20 $1,989 $2,546
NOTE: Please enquire if extra night, child rate or triple room is required.

Suggested accommodation:
3 star accommodation in Lucerne - Hotel Waldstatterhof or similar
3 star accommodation in Interlaken - Hotel Carlton-Europe or similar
3 star accommodation in Montreux - Hotel Bon-Port or similar
Includes: 7 nights accommodation including breakfast daily
1st or 2nd class rail travel
Reserved seat on Golden Pass (sector Interlaken-Zweisimmen-Montreux)
Full day excursion to Stanserhorn
Full day excursion to Jungfraujoch
Day excursion to Lausanne including visit of The Olympic Museum
Lucerne Transport Ticket & Guest Card
Interlaken Transport Ticket & Guest Card
Montreux Riviera Card for public transport
Swiss Card - offers 50% discount on local rail transport and some mountain excursions
10 Day Grand Train Tour of Switzerland
10 Day Grand Train Tour of Switzerland
Day 1: Zurich to Interlaken
Arrive in Zurich and take a quick train journey to Lucerne. Board the Luzern Interlaken Express for a journey along the shores of crystal clear lakes, past romantic waterfalls and over the breathtaking Brunig Pass to Interlaken.

Day 2: Interlaken – Jungfraujoch
A trip to world famous Jungfraujoch, known as the Top of Europe, awaits this morning. Experience the views from Europe’s highest railway station and gaze over the Aletsch Glacier at 3,454 metres above sea level.

Day 3: Interlaken to Montreux
Ride the Golden Pass Line from Interlaken to Montreux and enjoy one of the most picturesque routes across the Alps. From the comfort of your seat see little stations along the line, magnificent views over meadows and the vineyards above Lake Geneva.

Day 4: Montreux to Zermatt
Enjoy a morning at leisure, stroll along Montreux’s lakeside and see the town. Board the train to Zermatt.

Day 5: Zermatt – Gornergrat
Take the Gornergrat railway from Zermatt to the top of Gornergrat today. At 3,089 metres high enjoy stunning views of the Matterhorn and breathtaking panoramas of the 29 different peaks, all of which are up to 4,000 metres high.

Day 6: Zermatt to St Moritz
Enjoy the legendary Glacier Express experience from Zermatt to St. Moritz, a thrilling journey in a panoramic carriage. The exhilarating journey takes you along the deep Rhone Valley, over the dramatic Oberalp Pass and through Rhine Gorge to glamorous St. Moritz.

Day 7: St Moritz
Take the day at leisure to explore chic St. Moritz. The town is located at an altitude of 1,856 metres above sea level and is surrounded by the beautiful lake landscape of the Upper Engadine.

Day 8: St Moritz to Lugano
Today travel along the Bernina Express to Lugano. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way. Travel along circular viaducts and over remote glaciers before heading down to the border of Italy. Change to the Bernina Express bus and travel through Italy along the lakes back to Switzerland.

Day 9: Lugano to Lucerne
Travel on the Gotthard Panorama Express into the traditional heart of Switzerland. The Gotthard route is truly mesmerising, and the lake cruise from Fluelen to Lucerne tops off your rail adventure.

Day 10: Lucerne to Zurich
After breakfast, check-out of your hotel. Depart Lucerne back to Zurich Airport.
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3 star accommodation with 2nd class rail (9 Nights) Twin Single
8 Jun - 23 Sep 20 $3,421 $4,060
24 Sep - 6 Oct 20 $3,311 $3,880
3 star accommodation with 1st class rail (9 Nights) Twin Single
8 Jun - 23 Sep 20 $3,754 $4,392
24 Sep - 6 Oct 20 $3,644 $4,213
NOTE: Please enquire if extra night, child rate or triple room is required.

Suggested accommodation:
3 star accommodation in Interlaken - Hotel Carlton Europe or similar
3 star accommodation in Montreux - Hotel Bon-Port or similar
3 star accommodation in Zermatt - Hotel Excelsior or similar
3 star accommodation in St Moritz - Hotel Laudinella or similar
3 star accommodation in Lugano - Continental Parkhotel or similar
3 star accommodation in Lucerne - Hotel Waldstatterhof or similar
Includes: 9 nights accommodation including breakfast daily
1st or 2nd class rail travel
Reserved seat on Golden Pass
Reserved seat on Glacier Express
Reserved seat on Bernina Express
Reserved seat on Gotthard Panorama Express
Full day excursion to Jungfraujoch
Full day excursion to Gornergrat
Swiss Card - offers 50% discount on local rail transport and some mountain excursions
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