Switzerland is one destination that offers authentic experiences, spectacular mountain panorama, Crystal clear Lakes, Alpine meadow and refreshing natural pool. Switzerland is surrounded by 5 Combi Cultures & Authentic Cuisines from the bordering Countries; such as Germany, France, Austria, Italy & Lichtenstein.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival Zurich - Lucerne
Arrival at Zurich Airport. Take Train 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 Flagthrowing. This is superb combination for excellent food, music and great fun in a historical place dating back to the 12th century. Overnight in Lucerne.
Day 2: Lucerne - Mount Pilatus
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.
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 3: Lucerne - Mount Titlis - Lucerne
Enjoy a sumptuous breakfast and take an exciting morning tour of Mount Tiltis. Board your train and travel to Engelberg from where you will board a gondola that drives up to the Trubsee. Continue your journey to Mount Tiltis on Tiltis Rotair cablecar, the world’s first revolving gondola. While in the cable car, admire the majestic glaciers of the Central Switzerland’s highest mountain. Also visit the glacier cave and enjoy a ride on the Ice Flyer Chairlift.The Ice Flyer chair lift sweeps you smoothly and safely over crisp, virgin snow fields and icy depths.Immerse yourself in the sweet world of chocolate at the Chocolate Shop which is located on the 3rd floor of the Titlis mountain station. 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 4: Lucerne - Interlaken
Wake up this morning following which its time to take the train to Interlaken. 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.
Travel from Lucerne to Interlaken
Day 5: Interlaken - Jungfraujoch - Interlaken
Enjoy a delightful breakfast and board the famous Jungfrau train and travel to Kliene Scheidegg via Lauerbrunnen. Reach the beautiful Swiss snow peaks Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe which is the highest station of Europe. 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.You may also explore the range of international restaurants. Return back to Interlaken.
Day 6: Interlaken - Schilthorn - Interlaken
Wake up to breakfast this morning following which its time to make a trip to Schilthorn. Take a regional train from Interlaken OST to Lauterbrunnen, from where a postbus takes you to the bottom station of the Schilthorn aerial cableway in Stechelberg. Your first stop is the car free village of Murren where we recommend you get off, enjoy a cup of coffee and then proceed up to the peak.Once up at the peak enjoy the spectacular view from our big terrace of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau (UNESCO World Heritage) and on more than 200 other summits from the Skyline View Platform. Visit the interactive BOND exhibition at the summit, showing scenes from the movie as well as general background information. It gives many filming-related details and a look at the original screenplay. The 40-seat in-house cinema shows clips of the movie, in alternation with a panorama video show revealing fascinating insights and views of the Alpine world surrounding the Schilthorn.Savour the sunset at 2970 metres altitude, accompanied by views of more than 200 Alpine peaks and the Swiss Skyline! An enchanting summer experience. Later in the evening it's time to return back to Interlaken but a strong recommendation is a stop at the Trummelbach Falls en route. Overnight in Interlaken.
Day 7: Interlaken - Zurich (Day To Explore On Your Own)
Post breakfast check out and make your way to the station to take your train to Zurich *you have an option to proceed to the baggage deposit counter to send your bags to Zurich train station from Interlaken - cost is 20 CHF per bag per way as we recommend you to do the Rhine falls. For this you board your train from Interlaken via Bern to Zurich and then board the train to Schaffhausen. Schaffhausen is located 32 miles (52 km) north of Zurich (approx 50 mins). Schaffhausen?s biggest claim to fame may be as the gateway to the Rhine falls. Schaffhausen to the Rhine falls is around 15 mins by public transport which is free on your Swiss Pass. Europe?s biggest waterfall, the Rhine falls measure 75 feet (23 m) high and 490 feet (150 m) wide. A dramatic series of falls unlike those in the more mountainous areas, they are one of the most popular sights in all of Switzerland. It is best to see them in the early summer, when the falls are fed by the melting mountain snows. Information: [Trains from Zurich to Schaffhausen and back is leaves every one hour]
When you are back to 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. Alpamare is Europe's largest indoor water park offering everything from thrilling slides to soothing thermal springs, saunas and a solarium. Train from Zurich to Pfäffikon/SZ is 30mins and then in 15 minutes on foot or take the bus to the park.