Magical Switzerland

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Switzerland

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Switzerland
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Zurich

6 Days Zurich to Zurich from $2,789.00

Highlights: Zurich, Lucerne, Mount Titlis, Brienz, Interlaken, Bern, Gruyeres, Geneva, Montreaux, Zermatt, Nufenen Pass

Beautifully located in the magnificent Alps, Switzerland boasts lovely towns that still preserve a rich tradition. This tour will introduce you to the highlights of the country’s diverse regions. Join us and discover Switzerland’s breathtaking scenery, living heritage and modern cities.

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Magical Switzerland Itinerary

DAY 1 ARRIVE IN ZURICH, SWITZERLAND: Arrival in Zurich and transfer to your hotel.
Hotel Name: Hotel Swissôtel Zürich.

DAY 2 ZURICH: In the morning you enjoy a sightseeing tour of Zurich and its main monuments: take in the fabulous views of the Alps and Lake Zurich from the Höhenstrasse. We will stop briefly in Rapperswil, the quaint city of roses. On our way back to Zurich you enjoy a lovely boat ride on Lake Zurich (no guide). After arriving at Zürich-Bürkliplatz, you will make your own way back to the hotel.
Hotel Name: Hotel Swissôtel Zürich. (B)

DAY 3 ZURICH / LUCERNE / MOUNT TITLIS / BRIENZ / INTERLAKEN: After breakfast, depart for Lucerne where you will enjoy a short sightseeing tour and free time to explore this charming mountain town on your own. At noon, continue to Engelberg and take the rotating Rotair cable car to the top of Mount Titlis and its spectacular glacier. From an elevation of 3,020 meters, you can take in the breathtaking views of the Central Alps. In the afternoon, visit the lakeside town of Brienz and see the talented woodcarving artisans. Continue to Interlaken, at the foot of Mount Jungfrau. 
Hotel Name: Hotel Interlaken. (B)

DAY 4 INTERLAKEN / BERN / GRUYERES / GENEVA: From Interlaken we drive along Lake Thun to Bern, located on the Aare River, overlooking the Alps. Visit the city before we continue to Gruyeres, a picturesque village with an impressive medieval castle. Overnight in Geneva.
Hotel Name Hotel Ramada Encore. (B)

DAY 5 GENEVA / MONTREUX / ZERMATT: Sightseeing tour of Geneva. Visit the beautiful parks along the lake, the cathedral and the European headquarters of the UN. Then you travel to Lausanne and Montreux with its magnificent Chillon Castle. Free time to visit Montreux. In the afternoon you explore the Rodano river valley as far as Täsch. From here you continue by narrow gauge train to Zermatt, nestled at the foot of mighty Mount Matterhorn. This evening, enjoy dinner in your hotel. 
Hotel Name: Hotel Alex. (B/D)

DAY 6 ZERMATT / NUFENEN PASS / ZURICH: In the morning you are free to explore at your leisure or undertake an optional excursion to the top of Mount Gornegrat (not included). In the afternoon you return to Täsch where you board the bus for a spectacular drive over the high Nufenen mountain pass to Airolo. Return to Zurich. Arrival in Zurich at train station or Swissôtel at 6.30 pm. (B)

 

Note: Optional pre or post-night in Zurich including breakfast: $217.00 per person. Single Supplement: $191.00. (B)

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2017 Departures

  • Saturday April 28 – $2,789.00
  • Saturday May 5, 12, 19 & 26 – $2,789.00
  • Saturday June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 – $2,789.00
  • Saturday July 7, 14, 21 & 28 – $2,789.00
  • Saturday August 4, 11, 18 & 25 – $2,789.00
  • Saturday September 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 – $2,789.00
  • Saturday October 6 – $2,789.00

Optional Pre/Post nights in Zurich, including breakfast: $217.00 per person sharing. Single supplement $191.00. 
Additional Information: * Above are Land Start Dates in Zurich. Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. Above dates represent “land start” date.  Air: Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. Journeys Connect can quote you the lowest possible GROUP airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum of 10 seats. Single Room Supplement: $763.00. Triple Room Reduction: None. 

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Inclusions

  • Private airport transfer in Zurich on Day 1
  • Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and baggage handling
  • Transportation by car, minivan or bus during the entire tour (depending on number of participants)
  • English/Spanish speaking tour guide (driver-guide for groups of 7 persons or less)
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Dinner in Zermatt
  • Cable car ticket to Mount Titlis
  • Boat ride ticket on Lake Zurich (no guide)
  • Train ride Täsch – Zermatt – Täsch
  • Sightseeing, special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges
  • Portfolio of travel documents

English speaking tour guide:
Travelers will be accompanied by a bilingual English/Spanish speaking tour guide during the entire travel program (or a driver-guide, for groups up to 7 participants). All our guides have extensive experience and are specially trained for each travel program.
Transfer from Zurich airport to your hotel:
Transportation upon arrival is only included on the first day of the tour and is available at any time on that day. Passengers arriving before the first day of the tour can request a special transfer. However, the cost of this transfer is not included in the price of the travel program.
Transportation:
Transportation on our tours is conducted by car, minivan or tour bus, depending on the number of passengers.

Optional Pre & Post nights in Zurich
1 night including breakfast: $217.00 per person sharing. Single supplement $191.00. 

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Group Discounts
On boutique journeys, travel with a group of 25 and one traveler receives a 100% discount* off the land portion of the vacation price.

Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. Above dates represent “land start” date. Air: Please note that International airfares are not included in the prices above. Journeys Connect can quote you the lowest possible GROUP airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum of 10 seats from same gateway. Less than 10 air seats will require full payment at time of booking. Single Room Supplement: $763.00. Triple Room Reduction: None. Group discounts cannot be combined with our Triple Room discounts. Not valid on Specialty, Customized Vacations or River Cruises, optional extensions, extra nights, airfares, taxes and fees, flight supplements, or airport transfers. Other restrictions may apply. All passengers’ names must be advised before the discount is applied. *Group discount is on a twin-share basis only.