5 Days 4 Nights
Lucerne (3N) – Zurich (1N)
A tour through 4 nights 5 days Switzerland tour package is unquestionably one of the most spectacular European vacations. Switzerland is without a doubt the most gorgeous and scenic country in the world. The country is most known for its cheese and chocolate, but the lush landscapes and grandeur of the Swiss Alps are other reasons to visit.
Welcome to Switzerland. The alpine country that you have been watching in movies and reading about since childhood! Using your swiss pass (unlimited access to Swiss public transport), take the train to Lucerne. Its picturesque old town that can easily be explored on foot. The town with its well-preserved medieval core, elegant historic building and genial atmosphere is the most popular tourist attraction in Switzerland. Check-in upon arrival and rest of the day at leisure. Overnight Lucerne.
After breakfast, take a morning train to Engelberg to visit Mt Titlis. TITLIS Rotair – the world's first revolving cable car, glacier cave, TITLIS Cliff Walk – Europe's highest suspension bridge and TITLIS glacier park. Return to Lucerne by Afternoon and head to the pier right next to station. Your Swiss pass covers the boat cruise on Lake Lucerne. You’ll be fascinated by the scenery, the attractions of inland navigation and the historical places dotted along the shoreline. On the outer deck, enjoy the breath of fresh air. In the evening, have a leisurely walk on the historical & wooden Kappelbrucke (Chapel bridge), see the famous Napoleon-era Lion Monument - a giant dying lion carved out of a wall of sandstone rock above a pond, designed as a memorial for the Swiss soldiers. Overnight Lucerne.
After breakfast, proceed to Stans, the starting point to reach The Stanserhorn, where you take the funicular and the cable car up the mountain. The cable car, called Cabrio, has two decks. The upper deck is open and offers a great opportunity to take pictures. Overnight Lucerne.
Optional: Grindelwald First
Take the train to the town of Grindelwald for your “First” excursion. The Grindelwald First Lift – a 3 staged and was once the longest Chair lift of Europe. Lake Bachalpsee area where the snow-clad Alpine peaks are mirrored in its blue, crystal-clear waters. Price Includes: Grindelwald - First - aerial gondola ride plus your choice of any two activities. Activities: 1. First Flyer 2. First Glider 3. Mountain cart 4. Trotti Bike.
After breakfast, proceed to Zurich by train which takes about an hour. The financial centre of Switzerland and also home of FIFA's headquarters, Zurich is abuzz with activity day and night with its countless events, diverse museums, own food festival and Switzerland’s most vibrant nightlife. Once in Zurich, check into the hotel. Later proceed to Schaffhausen by train to see the mightiest waterfall in Europe. Located on the High Rhine on the border between the cantons of Schaffhausen and Zürich, it is the most powerful waterfall in Europe. Overnight Zurich
Optional tour: Jungfraujoch
Icy air streams across your face, snow crunches under your feet, and the view nearly takes your breath away: on one side the view of the Mittelland up to the Vosges, on the other the Aletsch glacier, bordered by four thousand metre peaks. Standing on the Jungfraujoch 3,454 metres above sea level, you can feel it with your first step: this is a different world. It’s one you have to experience. The journey itself is unique in a way that gives you the full view of the alpine valley. You can reach Jungfraujoch from Grindelwald base station & return to Lauter brunnen base station, or you can do vice-versa!
After breakfast, checkout and depart to Airport by shuttle transfer.
The official languages of Switzerland are German, Italian, French, and Romansh. German is the most widely spoken language, with over 65 percent of the population speaking it, followed by approximately 20 percent French, 6 percent Italian, and a minor percentage of Romansh speakers. English, on the other hand, is widely spoken throughout Switzerland.
The Swiss franc is the country's official currency. Euros are OK, however keep in mind that any change will be returned to you in Swiss francs, and the exchange rate is not in your favour.
The optimal time to visit Switzerland is determined by the reason for your visit. Traveling to Switzerland during the winter season provides fantastic seasonal activities and attractions such as Christmas markets, winter sports, and ski resorts. The months of April to May and September are considered Switzerland's shoulder seasons; most ski resorts close by the end of April, and hiking trails become more accessible. Summer is Switzerland's peak season since the weather is nicer and more summer activities are accessible.
Switzerland has one of Europe's most efficient, dependable, and secure transportation networks. Buses, trams, and sea buses are available in bigger cities. Trains are an economical, punctual, and comfortable mode of transportation throughout Switzerland. Train journeys provide a beautiful view of the mountains and lakes. Travelers might benefit from Swiss train passes, especially if travelling as a family. Car rental is an excellent option to consider, but keep in mind that there are car-free towns (Zermatt), car-free zones (much of the Jungfrau region), and no roads to most summits, so you'll have to switch to a train or cable car at some point.
With its safe and clean towns, abundant outdoor activities in the summer, several playgrounds, theme trails like the Toggenburg Tone Path, which has over 20 musical installations along the trail, and water parks, Switzerland is an ideal trip for family. During the winter, families can visit Christmas markets and ski resorts.