Day 1 – Interlaken
Interlaken, Switzerland Welcome to Switzerland – The Alpine Wonderland! On arrival in Zurich, walk across to the Flughafen train station (located adjacent to the airport) for your train to Interlaken. Use your Swiss transfer ticket to travel from Zurich to Interlaken. Upon arrival in Interlaken, proceed to your hotel. Interlaken is located, in the heart of the Swiss alps, situated between the Lakes of Thun and Brienz and is at the foot of the famous trio of peaks, the Eiger, the Monch and the Jungfrau. Enjoy the rest of your day relaxing in this most spectacular of settings, or you have the option to select an Interlaken dinner cruise from our tour list.
Day 2 – Interlaken
Excursion to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe (On your own).
Today, enjoy an excursion from Interlaken up to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. From Interlaken, the train takes you via Grindelwald or Wengen to the Kleine Scheidegg, at the foot of the famous Eiger North Wall. The Jungfrau Railway takes you up to the Jungfraujoch – at 3454 m/11,333 ft, the highest railway station in Europe. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier, the longest glacier in the Alps.
Day 3 – Lucerne
This morning, transfer from the hotel to train station in Interlaken.
Travel by train to Lucerne, the epitome of Swiss beauty. Enjoy the rail trip by Brunig Express from Interlaken to Lucerne (panoramic seats in 1st class only). Also enjoy the food and wine as you inch your way closer to the Swiss Alps Upon arrival in Lucerne, proceed on your own to the hotel.
The rest of your day is at leisureto explore the beautiful city of Lucerne.
Day 4 – Lucerne
Enjoy an excursion to Pilatus Kulm 2132 m / 7000 ft (On your own).
Today, take the Lake Lucerne cruise from Lucerne to Alpnachstad, then up to the Pilatus Kulm (2132 m/7000 ft) by the steepest cogwheel railway in the world (from mid April/May to November, during winter you take the bus from Lucerne to Kriens and further with a panoramic gondola from Kriens to Pilatus).
Day 5 – Lucerne
Lucerne, Switzerland Today, you will transfer (on your own) to train station in Lucerne. Travel by train from Lucerne to Zurich Airport railway station using your Swiss transfer ticket.