2017: Scenic Switzerland by Train (6010)

9 days from Zurich to Zurich

This Scenic Switzerland by Train tour is the perfect way to see Switzerland's breathtaking mountains, charming mountain resorts, fascinating old towns, and beautiful lakes-all while you relax in first-class aboard Switzerland's famous trains. You'll overnight in Zurich, the Lucerne area, Lausanne, Zermatt, and St. Moritz.

One of the highlights of this Switzerland train tour is the train journey aboard the Glacier Express from Zermatt, a picturesque cluster of rustic chalets beneath the majestic Matterhorn, to glitzy St. Moritz, one of the world's most famous resorts. From your carriage windows, marvel at the thundering waterfalls, impressive snowcapped peaks, glacial ice fields, lush meadows, and picture-perfect villages. Another highlight of this Switzerland train tour is the journey aboard the Bernina Express from St. Moritz to Tirano, Italy. Traveling on the highest railway across the Alps, you'll witness glistening glaciers, stunning mountain streams, and alpine scenery, and you'll travel through tunnels and over bridges that are engineering masterpieces!

But that's not all?you'll also travel from Zermatt to Gornergrat in Europe's highest open-air cog railway. You'll journey over remarkable bridges, through tunnels, and past rocky ravines and beautiful lakes. The views of the Matterhorn from the top are nothing short of spectacular! Other train journeys you'll experience on this tour through Switzerland are the GoldenPass Panoramic train to Montreux, situated on the shores of Lake Geneva and known as the 'Swiss Riviera.' You'll feel like you are immersed in the landscapes passing you by.

Stunning scenery and thrilling train rides?there's no better way to see scenic Switzerland! So grab your camera and get ready for an amazing, value-minded vacation!

HOTELS
ZURICH Novotel City West (F)
LUCERNE AREA Ibis Styles (ST)
LAUSANNE Alpha Palmiers (F)
ZERMATT Perren (ST) or Derby (ST)
ST. MORITZ Hotel Baren (ST)
ZURICH NH Zurich Airport (F)

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Tour Operator
Cosmos
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2017
Duration
9 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1ZurichCheck into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore this exciting city. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers. (D)
Day 2LucerneToday, journey by train from Zurich to Lucerne. Lucerne is one of Switzerland's most idyllic medieval cities, surrounded by a beautiful lake and nestled amidst snowcapped Alps. The rest of the day is at leisure to discover the delights of this charming city or to join one of the optional excursions. (B)
Day 3LausanneLeave Lucerne on the Lucerne-Interlaken Express. Cross Brunig Pass en route to Interlaken, where you spend some time strolling through the quaint streets. From Interlaken, take the BLS RegioExpress train to Zweisimmen. Continue on the GOLDENPASS PANORAMIC train for your unforgettable journey to Montreux, then continue to Lausanne. (B)
Day 4ZermattDepart for the delightful Swiss mountain resort of Zermatt. En route, stop to visit the town of Montreux, situated on the shores of Lake Geneva and known as the 'Swiss Riviera.' Time for leisure or maybe join the optional guided excursion to Chillon Castle before continuing by train to Zermatt. (B,D)
Day 5ZermattEnjoy the included excursion to the famous GORNERGRAT, traveling on board Europe's highest rack railway. The views from its summit are spectacular. The rest of the day is at leisure in Zermatt-with a variety of interesting shops, cafes, bars, and narrow streets to explore. (B)
Day 6St. MoritzThe train journey today aboard the spectacular GLACIER EXPRESS train is without a doubt one of the main highlights of the tour. Enjoy an unforgettable journey as you make your way through the unspoiled natural beauty of the Alps on the direct route from Zermatt to the world-famous mountain resort of St. Moritz. (B,D)
Day 7TiranoTake the BERNINA EXPRESS train (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) to Tirano and back for one of Europe's most spectacular and breathtaking train rides. Travel across lofty Bernina Pass via the Swiss Poschiavo area to Tirano in the Italian Valtellina, witnessing an array of beautiful mountain streams, glaciers, and alpine scenery along the way. (B)
Day 8ZurichLeave St. Moritz for the journey back to Zurich (Standard class between Samaden and Sagliains). Enjoy some time at leisure in Zurich. (B)
Day 9ZurichYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
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US$ Price Details

Prices based on double room occupancy.

Single room supplement:
$400

No triple room reduction.

Extra nights per person in Zurich:
Pre tour: in single room $224, in twin $120, in triple $98
Post tour: in single room $137, in twin & in triple $84

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