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Best of Switzerland

(10 days, Basel - Zurich, 2017)
Included in Your Price
  • The services of an Evergreen Tour Director
  • All tipping and gratuities included
  • Free airport transfers
  • 10 day Best of Switzerland tour
  • Explore 13 different cities, towns and villages with a guide during our included tours and shore excursions
  • Guided tour of Geneva
  • Tour of Chillon Castle
  • Golden Pass train journey
  • Lucerne city tour and Mt Rigi cogwheel railway
Dining Highlights
  • 13 superb meals including 9 Full Breakfasts (FB), 1 Lunch (L), 2 Dinners (D), 1 Highlight Dinner (HD)
Day 1: Basel - Geneva (D)

Upon arrival into Basel you will travel to the picturesque lakeside city of Geneva. This evening join your fellow travellers for dinner.
Two Night Stay: Geneva

Day 2: Geneva at Leisure (B)

Enjoy time at leisure in this lakeside city, home to the headquarters of many global organisations.

Discover More: Day trip to the French panoramic town of Annecy, with views of spectacular Alps and a medieval old town boasting secluded cobbled streets and quaint canals

Day 3: Lausanne - Montreux (B,L)

After breakfast transfer to the pier to board your Lake Geneva cruise to Lausanne. Enjoy lunch on board as you take in the views of the Swiss Alps including Mont Blanc in the distance. This afternoon visit the Chillon Castle, perched on a rocky outcrop at the eastern end of the lake. Tonight your evening is at leisure to explore beautiful Montreux.
Two Night Stay: Montreux

Day 4: Zermatt - The Matterhorn (B)

Today is one of the highlights of your tour, as you travel into the Swiss Alps through the Rhone Valley to Sion, and then Tasch where you board your alpine train to Zermatt. The picturesque mountain village sits beneath one of the most photographed mountains in the world, The Matterhorn. Enjoy free time for lunch in this enchanting village, before returning to Montreux.

Day 5: Golden Pass train - Interlaken (B)

Board the Golden Pass alpine train this morning for spectacular panoramic views of the Swiss alpine countryside and mountains. Glass panels in the roof of the carriages allow uninterrupted views of some of the most scenic views in the world. Travel through the mountain town of Zweisimmen, then down to Spiez to meet your coach and drive onto Interlaken. Tonight is at leisure to enjoy the lake side town.
Two night stay: Interlaken

Day 6: Interlaken at Leisure (B,D)

Today is a free day to breathe the fresh air of the Swiss Alps, perhaps take a cruise along the lake or hire a bicycle.

Discover More: Take the Jungfraubahn train to the top of the Jungfrau, the highest lifted viewpoint in Europe

Day 7: Interlaken - Lucerne (B,D)

Journey onto the lake resort town of Lucerne and join our local guide for a tour of the town on foot visiting the Lion Monument, the Chapel Bridge and the ornate Jesuit Church. Tonight enjoy a traditional folklore show as we savour a highlight meal of traditional Swiss Fondue.
Two Night Stay: Lucerne.

Day 8: Lucerne (B)

Enjoy a guided cruise on Lucerne’s gorgeous lake en-route to the quaint village of Vitznau. Here we join the oldest cogwheel train in Switzerland for a breathtaking ascent of Mount Rigi, known as ‘the Queen of the Mountains’. Savour the incredible scenery from the summit where you have a breathtaking panoramic view of the Alps. The afternoon is at leisure for you to explore. Shopping is plentiful, from Swiss watches to jewellery and delicious chocolates.

Day 9: Zurich (B)

Travel onto the financial capital of Switzerland, Zurich for your included city orientation tour and a free afternoon
Overnight Stay: Zurich

Day 10: Zurich (B)

After breakfast say goodbye to new found friends and transfer to Zurich airport for your flight home.

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Aug 2017
from AUD $4,700
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