Gain elevation as you journey through the upper Rhone Valley, spotting rocky peaks and castles, along the road to the traffic free resort of Zermatt. A free day could include a trip up the Matterhorn! Cross the Simplon Pass and take a brief detour into the lake district of Italy before heading back into Switzerland for a night in Lugano. Hobnob with the jet set crowd while staying in ritzy St. Moritz. Take a ride on the Bernina Express train or, use your included Mountain Railways Pass, which provides free travel on all cable cars, funiculars and chairlifts.
Next, it’s all aboard the Glacier Express for an unforgettable trip across 291 bridges and through 91 tunnels. Enjoy breath-taking views of the Matterhorn and surrounding Alps before re-joining your coach and continuing on to stay “between the lakes” at Interlaken. During your time in Interlaken travel to the Grindelwald Valley and delight in Swiss country culture before heading back to Zurich for one final night, including a festive farewell dinner as you bid Adieu to Switzerland!
DAY 1 USA - Zurich
DAY 2 Arrive Zurich - Lucerne
DAY 3 Lucerne
DAY 4 Lucerne - Berne - Montreux
DAY 5 Montreux (Gstaad and Gruyere's Excursion)
DAY 6 Montreux (Geneva Excursion)
DAY 7 Montreux - Martigny - Sion - Zermatt
DAY 8 Zermatt - Free Day
DAY 9 Zermatt - Lugano
DAY 10 & 11 Lugano - St. Moritz - Free Day
Day 12 St. Moritz - The Glacier Express - Interlaken
Day 13 Interlaken (Grindelwald Valley & Lauterbrunnen Excursion)
Day 14 Interlaken - Zurich
Day 15 Zurich - USA