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3/5 DAYS – FROM/TO ZURICH – TRAIN TOUR
Switzerland by Glacier Express
The Glacier Express is one of Switzerland‘s most famous train routes that brings travelers to internationally renowned mountain resorts such as Zermatt and St. Moritz. Board the Glacier Express for an adventurous 7-hour train ride across 291 trestles, 91 tunnels and the 1.828 m high Oberalp. You don’t want to miss this once in a lifetime train ride; a real treat for train lovers!
Day 1 Zurich - St. Moritz
Transfer to the train station in Zurich. We travel by train to Chur and transfer to the famous red train to St. Moritz, travelling through the spectacular Albula gorge. Arrival in St. Moritz and transfer to the hotel.
Day 2 Glacier Express: St. Moritz - Zermatt
After breakfast we board the famous Glacier Express. Sit back in the comfortable panorama car and enjoy spectacular views of the Swiss Alps, dense forests, snowcapped peaks, spectacular waterfalls, mountains and historic villages. Lunch onboard the train. Arrival at Zermatt, at the foot of Mount Matterhorn.
Day 3 Zermatt - Zurich
The morning is free to explore Zermatt at your leisure: you have the option of taking the cable car to the top of Mount Gornergart (3.089 m) for breathtaking panoramic views. In the afternoon you return to Zurich by train. Transfer and end of tour program.
Optional extension Train to Jungfrau
Day 3 Zermatt – Interlaken
The morning is free to explore Zermatt at your leisure. In the afternoon you travel by train to the city of Interlaken.
Day 4 Train to Jungfrau
A cogwheel train takes you to Jungfraujoch, the “Top of Europe”, Europe’s highest train station, at an elevation of 3.444 m. A year-round winter wonderland of snow and ice and spectacular Alpine views await visitors for an unforgettable experience! Return to Interlaken.
Day 5 Interlaken – Zurich
The morning is free to spend at your leisure. Around noon you board the Brünig Express to Luzern. This route takes you along three gorgeous lakes. Transfer trains and continue to your final destination Zurich. Transfer to your hotel or airport.
No guide service. Inquire about our prices for an English-speaking guide.
THIS PROGRAM INCLUDES
Accommodation at 4-star hotels
Daily buffet breakfast
Train ride Zurich - St. Moritz and Zermatt - Zurich incl. reserved seating in 2nd class
Train ride St. Moritz - Zermatt on the Glacier Express incl. reserved seating in 2nd class
Lunch on the Glacier Express
Private transfer in/out in Zurich
Transfers train station - hotel and viceversa in St. Moritz and Zermatt
Extended program: train ride Zermatt - Interlaken - Jungfraujoch - Interlaken incl. reserved seating in 2nd class
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