Switzerland The most Beautiful


Switzerland is the most beautiful country in all of Europe and actually, in all of the world. It is overflowing with snow-capped, majestic mountains and rolling meadows and valleys too. There are old buildings that are amazing and turquoise lakes and ponds too. Come wintertime though, it becomes a veritable wonderland, with powdery ski slopes and frozen lakes galore.


Arrive Zurich – Interlaken ( Travel time: Approx 2hrs)

Welcome to Switzerland this morning. On arrival into Interlaken make your way to the Hotel & check in. Later in the evening make your way to the Harder Kulm – Interlaken’s local mountain. The journey from Interlaken to the Harder Kulm, takes ten minutes by cable car. The trip up the mountain in the funicular is quite spectacular. The Art Nouveau-style Panorama Restaurant looks like a small castle with its turrets, restaurants and halls. The cosy terrace is a meeting point for locals and the ideal viewing platform for tourists from near and far, and it is located 1,322 metres above sea level. Folklore evenings are held regularly on the Harder Kulm. Treat yourself to tasty Swiss food or kick back with the special “Ice Beer”. There’s fun at the playground for children. There is a new observation deck at Harder Kulm. The observation deck offers visitors a unique view of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains as well as the lakes of Thun and Brienz. The Two Lakes Bridge is west of the Restaurant Harder Kulm. A steel structure supports the large platform. In the centre, visitors can look down below through a glass surface. Overnight in Interlaken.

day 1

Interlaken – Jungfraujoch – Interlaken (Travel time:Approx 3hrs)

After breakfast this morning it’s time for your excursion to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. The starting point of your journey is Interlaken Ost. There you will catch the Bernese Oberland Railway. Your journey along the Lütschein takes you to Grindelwald. Stop at Grindelwald to enjoy the Fun Package First which offers a whole lot of attractions. Fun and thrills for the whole family! Firstly, the cable car heads up from Grindelwald to First. From there, you speed rapidly along 800 metres of steel cable to 50 metres above the ground at a speed of up to 84 kilometres per hour with the First Flyer towards Schreckfeld. After the thrills, you are spoiled for choice. Either you take the next gondola cable car (included in the price), or indulge in a leisurely hike to Bort station. Once there, put on your helmet, grab a scooter and you’re off to Grindelwald. Enjoy the New Top attraction First Cliff Walk by Tissot: an unforgettable experience with panoramic views. 

Later from Grindelwald the Wengernalp Railway will take you to Kleine Scheidegg beneath the Jungfraujoch with a view of the Eiger North Face. The final train is the Jungfrau Railway. It starts from Kleine Scheidegg and takes you directly to the Jungfraujoch-Top of Europe at 3454 mts, the highest railway station of Europe. Breathtaking views of the UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch – Glacier – 22kms longest ice-stream in the Alps. 100% snow & ice guaranteed 365 days a year!

Get panoramic views over the borders of Switzerland on the Sphinx vantage terrace – 3571 m. Tour on the history & construction of the Jungfrau Railway at the Alpine Sensation. See the impressive ice sculptures, 30 metres under the surface of glacier at the Ice Palace. Enjoy the fun Snow activities like the summer skiing & snowboarding, sledge & zip line & also have a unique shopping experience at Top of Europe. Dive into the fascinating world of chocolate. Visit the Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven at 3,454 metres above sea level offering selection of Lindt’s finest chocolate. Enjoy a hot meal in one of the 5 restaurants there. 

In the late afternoon take the train back to Interlaken and the rest of the evening is free for you to either walk around town, shop at Bucherer or any of the shops there else depending on the day of the week, you could also enjoy a Dinner cruise on the lake. For those who would like to gamble away, the famous Casino Kursaal awaits you. Overnight in Interlaken.

day 2

Interlaken – Glacier 3000 – Interlaken

Wake up to breakfast this morning and its time to take the train to the fabulous Glacier 3000. The glacier ski area between Gstaad and Les Diablerets. The destination in eternal snow offers terrific views from snow-covered mountains in the south to the smooth foothills of the northern Alps. Take a train from Interlaken to Gstaad. Take a Postal Bus from Gstaad to Col Du Pillon & from Col Du Pillon take an aerial cable car to Scex Rouge via Cabane.

View Point – The View Point at 3’000 metres offers an indescribable view onto the most beautiful alpine 24 peaks over 4’000 metres at a glance. Just a short walk from Restaurant Botta, a wonderful view beginning with the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau to the Matterhorn reveals itself. It is hard to get enough of this 360-degree panorama. 

Peak Walk By Tissot – There is only one suspension bridge in the world that connects two mountain peaks. And it invites you to an adventure that you will not easily forget. The Peak Walk by Tissot is the highlight of the glacier adventure: It connects the smaller peak (View Point) with the 5 meter higher main peak (Scex Rouge) and takes all guests to incredible heights. The 107 metre long and 80 centimetre wide bridge offers a stunning view onto the Alps: Matterhorn, Mont Blanc, Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau are visible from the bridge and offer grandiose views, far off into the distance. 

Ice Express Chairlift – Standing at Scex Rouge brings you as close to eternal ice as you will ever get: The glacier is just a chairlift ride away. And on the glacier there are many activities like the Glacier Walk, Snow Bus Tour, Fun Park and much more. In order to get there, you just need to take a seat on the Ice Express chairlift. Lean back, relax and enjoy the view – and get excited about your trip to the eternal ice.

Schlitteln Fun Park – Fun in the snow is not only possible on boards – but also on plastic plates! Sliding in the Fun Park at the lower end of the Ice Express chairlift is free of charge. It is for all those who do not ski or for families who want to enjoy the snow. Those equipped with plastic plates, and who are confident enough to go down the run, will enjoy a great white experience! It is the ideal winter sport for big and small and that one can enjoy together, in a group, with friends or with the whole family.

Glacier Walk

Dog Sled Riding (Chargeable) – On four paws through the snow: The Huskies are at home in the white splendor. The whole pack enjoys moving around in the snow – and this joy is contagious and felt by everyone watching them play in the snow. Even better is a romantic ride on a dogsled through the unique alpine area of Glacier 3000. The Huskies pull you through the beautiful glacier landscape and allow you to have a very special experience.

Alpine Coaster (Chargeable) – 520° circles, 10 somewhat steep curves, 6 waves and 3 jumps promise action-packed speeds of up to 40 km/hour on a one kilometre stretch: The Alpine Coaster will quickly raise your adrenaline level and get your heart beating hard! You will experience weightlessness up to 6 metres above the ground on this high-flying adventure. You determine the speed with the brake lever and how many times you want to go down the toboggan run.

Snow Bus (Chargeable) – Did you ever ride along in a snow cat? No? Then it is high time to do so! The Snow Bus from Glacier 3000 is the best opportunity to do this. It drives like a caterpillar over the crisp snow and has room for up to 20 people. And it is also the most pleasant way to discover the glacier area – from the comfort of your own seat. It is ride of a truly different nature – for young and old!

Later in the afternoon its time to make your way back to the train station via the cable car and back to Interlaken. Overnight in Interlaken.

day 3


Post breakfast this morning the day is free for you to explore the region in detail. You could take the boat cruise on the Brienz and visit the Ballenberg Open air Museum which houses more than 100 original buildings from all over Switzerland and creates an atmosphere of how Switzerland was in the bygone days. Or make a full day trip to Lausanne, visit the Olympic Museum in Ouchy and head to Geneva. Overnight in Interlaken.

day 4

Interlaken – Lucerne

Its time to head towards the train station this morning and board the train taking you to Lucerne. Upon arrival make your way to the hotel and check in. Relax and later in the afternoon you could either walk around the city or opt for the 40 min train ride covering the Chapel Bridge, the town square, the Lion Monument and much more, or visit the Swiss Museum of Transport which has been voted the most popular museum and theme park for the whole family in any weather. The rest of the evening is free for you to walk around the city. Later tonight we recommend you to enjoy the real Swiss Folklore at the Stadtkeller. Folk-Music, Yodeling, Alphornblowing and Flag Throwing. This is a superb combination for excellent food, music and great fun in a historical place dating back to the 12th century. Overnight in Lucerne.

day 5

Lucerne – Mount Pilatus – Lucerne

Today experience the assorted delights of Lucerne’s landmark mountain Pilatus courtesy of the Golden Round Trip – a full day excursion involving a boat trip, the cogwheel railway, aerial cableway and panorama gondolas. Enjoy a cruise on Lake Lucerne upto to Alpnachstad, from Alpnachstad to Pilatus Kulm, take the world’s steepest cogwheel railway winds up through lush meadows carpeted with Alpine flowers, past sparkling mountain streams and fascinating rock faces. 

With its wide-ranging leisure and recreation amenities on Pilatus, it offers visitors from home and abroad “2132 possibilities above sea level”. With Central Switzerland’s largest suspension rope park and Switzerland’s longest summer toboggan run, the Pilatus promises hours of enjoyment.

On the way back from Pilatus Kulm to Fräkmüntegg enjoy the 3.5-minute ride. The new aerial cableway «Dragon Ride» gives the impression of flying thanks to its spacious interior, cockpit-like design and large windows – a mountain experience that gets the adrenalin pumping. Then from Fräkmüntegg summit terminus climb aboard and enjoy magnificent views on the panorama gondola to Krienseregg. 

You could spend some more time at the Krienseregg: a delightful recreational day out for all ages, it offers way-marked round walks, inviting picnic spots and the PILU®-Land adventure playground. The spacious terrace of the family-friendly restaurant is perfect for rest, relaxation and refreshment. PILU®-Land is where the friendly Pilatus-Bahnen dragon lives. It’s divided into three thematic zones: Dragon Castle, Dragon Forest, and Dragon Land. Built using unsprayed timber from false acacia trees, the individual play elements have, to a large extent, been left as they were found. You can also experience the captivating moorland landscape and the plashing of mountain streams. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the forests and marshes and cast a historical eye over the area’s ice-age past.

Later from Krienseregg take the gondola down to Kriens where a five-minute walk brings you to bus no. 1 for the trip back to Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.  

day 6

Lucerne – Mount Titlis – Lucerne

Today you visit the glacier paradise Titlis which is the jewel in Central Switzerland’s crown and the only publicly accessible glacier in the area. You will feel on top of the world as you take in the spectacular panoramic views of snow-covered mountains and unspoilt Alpine landscapes. Take a train from Lucerne to Engelberg. Hop on the eight-seater cable car Titlis Xpress from Engelberg to Stand middle station. Then take the Titlis Rotair – The world’s first revolving gondola transports you from the middle station at Stand up to the mountain station at 3,020 metres above sea-level. The gondola revolves 360 degrees during the five-minute trip, treating you to idyllic panoramic views of steep rock faces, deep crevasses and distant snow-covered mountain peaks.

Explore the Glacier Cave which is a cool experience. The cave can be easily accessed via a corridor from the Titlis Rotair Cableways mountain station. The Glacier Cave is bathed in a dim turquoise-blue light. On the walls, millions of tiny ice crystals sparkle and glisten. The air is so cold that tiny white clouds appear when you breathe. A magical world of ice awaits you. This glacier cave forms the frosty heart of Titlis. The ice here was frozen long before prehistoric man discovered how to make fire using pyrite. The cave’s 150-metre-long walkway branches out in several directions and descends 20 metres below the surface of the glacier. The hazy atmosphere is the result of tiny air pockets in the ice, and the blue colour is caused by the refraction of light. The temperature inside the cave remains a frosty -1.5°C. 

High up on Titlis, everyday life becomes a distant memory. At over 2,000 metres above sea level, this spectacular glacier mountain in Central Switzerland is a base for all kinds of outdoor Summer activities. You could choose to do Hiking, Mountain Biking, Scooter Bike, Knorrli Adventure Trail, Alpine Flower Trail, Boat Hire, Devil Bikes & Via Ferrata. 

Titlis Cliff Walk – Europe’s highest suspension bridge. Set your pulse racing! 3,041 metres above sea-level. 500 metres off the ground. 150 heart-pounding steps. The Titlis Cliff Walk is just one metre wide and 100 metres long. The views into the abyss below are breathtaking! This is what awaits you on the Titlis Cliff Walk, the spectacular suspension bridge high up on the summit. To cross the bridge, you’ll need nerves as strong as the steel cables from which it hangs. On arriving at the summit, the route leads you through an underground tunnel and on to the viewing platform at the south wall window. The suspension bridge stretches from here to the Ice Flyer glacier chair lift station. 

Ice Flyer – Be sure to cast your eyes down into the impressive glacier world below. The Ice Flyer chair lift sweeps you smoothly and safely over crisp, virgin snow fields and icy depths. Some of the crevasses are up to ten metres deep. The Ice Flyer will carry you from the mountain station to the Snow Park Up On The Glacier. 

All kinds of fun snow activities await you all year round at the Glacier Park. Whiz down the snow toy run on one of our fun balancers, snake gliss or minibobs and let our magic carpet conveyor belt whisk you quickly and easily back to the top. Snowtubing is the ultimate alternative sledding experience which will see you skimming the glistening snow as you hurtle down the piste on a rubber tyre. You can choose whether to sit or lie, and whether to set off facing forwards or backwards. You’re sure to spin full circle several times before reaching the end of this bumpy yet exhilarating ride. The specially designed run will keep you safely on track.

Immerse yourself in the sweet world of chocolate at the Chocolate Shop which is located on the 3rd floor of the Titlis mountain station. Choose your favourite from over 300 different varieties or create your own personal chocolate package. The chocolate is from LINDT, MAESTRANI und SCHÖNENBERGER. 

Have your photo taken with your sweetheart or your friends in traditional Swiss costume.

Have your photo taken in traditional Swiss costume at the Photo Studio on Titlis. They have a vast array of shirts and trousers, dresses and bodices, as well as bonnets and hats from various regions of Switzerland. They also have some great costumes for kids. The photographer will then take your photo with Mount Titlis in the background. Your photo will be ready in just three minutes – an unforgettable memory of your trip to Titlis. What’s more, the photo studio on Titlis is the highest photo studio in the world. A number of celebrities have also had their photo taken here.

Enjoy a pizza at the highest Pizzeria in the world and much more. The ice flier is a big hit with the family. 

With loads to do at the peak, more than half a day is a must. Return back to Lucerne later in the afternoon or early evening and spend the rest of the time at any of the restaurants dotting the city or just walking along the lake. Overnight in Lucerne.

day 7

Lucerne – Zermatt

Post breakfast this morning its time to pack and make your way to the train station and head to the car free city of Zermatt. Upon arrival make your way to the hotel and check in. The day is free for you to walk around this lovely village nestled at the foot of the mammoth Matterhorn. Overnight in Zermatt.

day 8

Zermatt – Matterhorn Glacier Paradise – Zermatt

Wake up to breakfast this morning and brace yourself for a spectacular excursion to the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise which is the highest sightseeing point in Europe, which is accessible by cableway! The world’s highest glacier palace, approximately 15 metres under the surface of the glacier, and the various glacial splits and gaps, can all be explored in amazement. Discrete lighting and spherical sounds accompany this small wonder of the glacial world. Information about the creation of the palace, glaciology and wine, and the fascinating sculpture skillfully honed from the ice all add up to a very special experience.  The yellow-green electric bus, leaving at the entrance of Zermatt, takes you to the bottom station of Matterhorn glacier paradise. The 8-seater Matterhorn-Express cable railway takes you up to the Furi station. From here the cableway takes you further up to Trockener Steg, where you’ll find a restaurant. The highest cableway in Europe transports visitors up past giant crevasses to the Matterhorn glacier paradise and into a breathtaking mountain landscape of glaciers and permanent snow. The exciting tour from Zermatt to the Matterhorn glacier paradise takes about 40 minutes.Overnight in Zermatt

day 9


We recommend you to explore yet another peak in Zermatt which could be another full day excursion for you. It’s the train ride up the Gonergrat. Discover a top-class natural paradise: the Gornergrat Bahn takes you from Zermatt up the 3089 m high Gornergrat. Through aromatic stone pine and larch forests and across alpine meadows in summer time full of flowers and in winter time deeply snow-capped you arrive in the midst of 29 snow and ice-covered four-thousand-meter-high mountains including such famous greats us Matterhorn (4478 m), Liskamm (4527 m) and Dufour-Spitze (4634 m). On a culinary level too, the Gornergrat offers everything you could wish for. The Kulmhotel Gornergrat, the highest hotel in the Swiss Alps (3100 m), and other restaurants located along the route treat you to the very best food and drink.

You return back to Zermatt early evening following which the time is free for you to explore the narrow lanes and the quaint restaurants that dot the alpine village. Overnight in Zermatt.


day 10

Zermatt – Zurich

Its time to head to the train station this morning post breakfast this morning and board the train taking you to Zurich. Or else you have the option of taking the Glacier Express to St Moritz and onwards. Upon arrival into Zurich, make your way to the hotel and check in.  Later in the evening we recommend you take a walk along the Lake, shop at the many malls and stores dotting the promenade or take a half day trip to the Alpamare water park that is open till late, or to Uetliberg for some great scenery. Overnight in Zurich.

day 11

Depart Zurich

Its time to bid au revoir to your Swiss Sojourn as you head to the train station to connect to your train taking you to Zurich airport.

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