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Travel by train in 1st class from the Swiss border or airport rail station to Interlaken
After breakfast, travel by train to the Kleine Scheidegg for views of the North Wall of the Eiger. Continue on the Jungfrau Railway to the Jungfraujoch, at 3,454m, for views of the Aletsch Glacier. Return by train to Interlaken.
Today, travel on the Brünig Express from Interlaken to Lucerne
Take a cruise on Lake Lucerne to Alpnachstad, then board the world’s steepest cogwheel railway to the summit of Mt Pilatus, at 2,132m, for breath-taking views of the surrounding peaks (approx. May/Jun - Nov)! During winter take the bus from Lucerne to Kriens and further with a panoramic gondola from Kriens to Pilatus.
After breakfast, depart Lucerne by train to Swiss border or international airport rail station or extend your stay in Switzerland.
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Upon arrival at Zurich Airport proceed to Zurich Flughafen (Airport) train station which is beneath the airport center and validate your Swiss pass at the SBB travel center in the Check-in 3 area. Zurich airport also boasts of Observation Decks B and E which are brilliant destinations for family excursions in Switzerland, providing excitement and fascination for both young and old visitors to Zurich Airport alike. It offers an array of world firsts, providing exciting insights into the complex connections at Zurich Airport. The observation walkway – allows visitors to watch the pilots in the cockpit. Multimedia binoculars – called Airportscopes – have been developed especially for observation deck B. They provide background information on fixed and mobile points of interest at Zurich Airport. The flight information pillars display interesting facts about the aircraft at the stands around Dock B. Make your way to Interlaken via the Swiss Pass. The ticket counters are open from 06:15 hrs to 22:00 hrs. Next, proceed to take the train to Interlaken. Check into the hotel. Free to recoup after a long flight. In the evening, if you wish to entertain yourself with 2 optional activities like "JET BOAT" or "MONSTER SCOOTER RIDE" (At an extra cost)
Post breakfast at the hotel, don’t miss the highlight of any Swiss holiday and join us for this thrilling and unforgettable fully guided excursion to Jungfraujoch, Top of Europe! Listed by UNESCO as World Heritage of the Swiss Alps is not only boasts Europe's highest train station but also many other attractions. From Interlaken, the heart of the Jungfrau region mountain world and uniquely situated between two lakes, we make your way to famous mountain resort Grindelwald where you board the cogwheel train for a spectacular ride via Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch. Stunning views of the world-famous triple peaks of Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau accompany you all the way to the top. Once on the top, immerse yourself in the fascinating high-alpine wonderland of ice, snow, and rock. Experience the adventure tour Alpine Sensation marking the 100-year anniversary of the Jungfrau Railway and visit the Sphinx Observation Terrace and Plateau with the most breathtaking panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, neighboring countries and Europe's longest glacier, the Aletsch Glacier. Don't forget to stroll through the tunnels of the Ice Palace located in the heart of the glacier, a once in a lifetime experience you don't want to miss. (Duration of the tour: Unescorted - kindly carry your Swiss pass for this activity)
Post Breakfast at the hotel. Check out and make your way to the train station. Board the train for the onward journey to Interlaken (Approx train travel 1 hr 50 mins). Welcome to Lucerne - check-in at the hotel and rest of the day is free. There are particularly many sights in a small area in Lucerne. The Chapel Bridge with the Water Tower is the landmark of Lucerne and the most photographed monument in Switzerland. Did you know: Switzerland was the origin of instant coffee-Nescafe was created by nestle in 1938. The nestle company, started by Swiss Businessman Henri nestle in 1867.
Breakfast at the hotel. Don't miss the spectacular beauty of Mt Titlis! Discover eternal glaciers and other attractions from more than 3020 m/10000 ft high. Make yourself to Engelberg, where the breath-taking journey to Mt. Titlis begins. Enjoy the spectacular sight of the glacier's deep crevasses and gigantic ice boulders from the revolving cable car ROTAIR. At the top of Mt. Titlis (10'000 ft. above sea level), a high alpine panorama awaits you. You will have magnificent views of the Alps from the restaurants (lunch excl.) or the sun terrace. Visit the Ice Grotto or take a ride with the chairlift IceFlyer, which brings you close to the crevasses. Enjoy also the FunLift in the snow and the Cliff Walk, Europe's highest suspension bridge. (Duration of the tour: Unescorted - kindly carry your Swiss pass for this activity)
Post Breakfast, make your way to the train station for your onward journey to Zurich - (approx train travel time is 50 mins) Make your way to the hotel and then by 14:00 hrs reach Sihlquai Bus Terminal for your Zurich City tour. Discover the sights of Zurich aboard a brand new, very comfortable and ecological deluxe coach with panorama windows and air-conditioning which we call the Reinvented Classic Trolley. The state-of-art audio system enhanced with GPS-readings ensures on-the-spot precision in eleven languages. In almost 2 hours we will take you through our beautiful city and show you the business and financial centre, Bahnhofstrasse, the most important museums, a section of the Old Town, Munster Square entrance to the pedestrian area, historical Limmatquai, the University district, residential areas, beautiful hillside villas on the Zurichberg, as well as recreation areas and views of the Alps from Zurich's vantage points
Breakfast and depending on your next journey - you will have to make your way to Lucerne Train station and with the help of the Lucerne Zurich sector ticket head to the airport. Bid Farewell to this wonderful vacation with fond memories