Mountain Railways

Mountain Railways

Depart:
Independent Tour-Land Only

7 Days/ 6 Nights

Daily April 1-December 31, 2019

Lucerne-Titlis-Interlaken - Jungfraujoch-Lotschberg Mountain Route-Zermatt- Gornergrat
Price per Person:
Please Call or Email for 2019 prices.
Package Includes:
Swiss Card, 4 transfers, 2nd class from Swiss border or airport
6 nights accommodation in hotel category selected all with private facilities
Breakfast daily
Excursions to Mount Titlis including Ice Flyer chairlift, Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat
Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal coaches and cable cars can be purchased at 25-50% off the regular fares
Hotel taxes and service charges
Itinerary
Day 1 Lucerne
Arrival in Lucerne by 2nd class rail from the Swiss border or any Swiss airport. Self transfer to your centrally located hotel. Remainder of the day is at leisure to begin your exploration of this historic city located on Lake Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 2 Lucerne
Enjoy a ride in the first revolving gondola to Mount Titlis at 10,000 ft. In Lucerne you board the LSE-train to Engelberg. There a small gondola takes you up to the Trubsee. You continue your trip by another gondola to Stand. Finally the revolving gondola takes you up to Mount Titlis. For a spectacular, close-up insight into a glacier, you visit the glacier cave and ride the Ice Flyer chairlift. And get your thrills on the TITLIS Cliff Walk, a spectacular suspension bridge at a height of 10.000 ft. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 3 Lucerne-Interlaken
Rail journey from Lucerne to Interlaken over the Brunig Pass via the wood-carving village of Brienz. Overnight in Interlaken.

Day 4 Interlaken
The beautiful Bernese Oberland! First from Interlaken Ost via Grindelwald or Wengen to the Kleine Scheidegg, at the foot of the famous Eiger North Wall. Then by Jungfrau Railway via the Eiger Glacier to the Jungfraujoch, at 11,333 ft. the highest railway station in Europe. Views of the Aletsch Glacier, the longest glacier in the Alps. Second overnight in Interlaken.

Day 5 Interlaken-Zermatt
Travel either via the Lotschberg base tunnel directly to Visp and further to Zermatt. Or by the Regio Express Lotschberger, the train with big windows using the Lotschberg mountain route, passing the imposing Kander Viaduct, the helical tunnel around the Felsenburg and the descent to Brig with the imposing view onto the Rhone Valley and continue your journey to Zermatt located at the foot of the Matterhorn, is the perfect Alpine resort. On arrival you might take the opportunity to go on an optional excursion to Rothorn paradise to enjoy the best view of the Matterhorn. Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 6 Zermatt
Today you will take a cogwheel railway up to the Gornergrat, with views of the majestic Matterhorn, Monte Rosa and other spectacular summits. Overnight in Zermatt.

Day 7 Zermatt-End of Tour
After breakfast self transfer to the rail station for your ride to the Swiss border or any Swiss airport. You may extend your time in this beautiful Alpine country.

Additional nights available.

Upgrade to 1st class rail available.



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