Switzerland, officially the Swiss has beautiful,mountainous and wealthy,with a population of just seven million,Switzerland is famous for its high quality of life, majestic mountains,sophisticated ski resorts, luxurious watches, and dangerously delicious chocolate and cheese.Switzerlands famed political neutrality and isolated location have enabled it to play a safe but central role in European affairs.
Switzerland Tour Package (5 Nights / 6 Days)
Day 1: ZURICH ,LUCERNE ,MT. TITLIS , INTERLAKEN
We leave Zurich for the charming city of Lucerne, sightseeing and time at leisure before we continue to the mountain resort of Engelberg. A cable car ride to the summit of Mount Titlis (10,000 ft.) brings you up into the high alpine region with glaciers and eternal ice. In the afternoon we drive to Brienz tour before we reach the holiday resort of Interlaken. Overnight at first class hotel - dinner is on your own.
Day 2: INTERLAKEN ,BERNE ,GRUYERES,GENEVA
We leave Interlaken in the morning after a delicious breakfast and drive along Lake of Thun to the Swiss capital, Berne, for a city tour. A drive south takes us to the scenic dairy farmlands, to Gruyeres. An informative visit to a milk factory is a further highlight of our day. We continue our tour to the Vaud Riviera and reach Geneva, the most cosmopolitan city of Switzerland. Overnight at superior tourist class hotel and dinner is on your own.
Day 3: GENEVA , MONTREUX AND ZERMATT
After breakfast we start with a city tour of Geneva this morning. In the late morning we leave Geneva and drive to Lausanne and Montreux. We pass by Chillon Castle, the 13th century fortress made famous by Lord Byrons poem. In the afternoon we proceed through the Valais tour, the valley of the river Rhone with its orchards and vineyards. At Taesch we will board a cogwheel train that takes us to the automobil free mountain resort of Zermatt at the foot of the mighty Matterhorn. Dinner and overnight at first class hotel.
Day 4: ZERMATT ,NUFENEN PASS AND LUGANO
Morning at leisure in Zermatt tour - admire the quaint old farm houses and barns, do some shopping, relax or take an optional cogwheel train up to Gornergrat for a spectacular view of the surrounding snow-covered peaks. After noon board the train to Taesch where our bus is waiting to take us over the breathtaking Nufenen Pass into the Italian speaking part of Switzerland, to the garden city of Lugano. Overnight at first class hotel and dinner is on your own.
Day 5: LUGANO ,LAKE COMO ,MALOJA PASS AND ST. MORITZ
We leave Lugano and drive along the scenic road to Gandria where we cross the border into Italy. Along the romantic shores of Lake Como, we pass by Menaggio and reach Chiavenna in the lovely Breggaglia Valley. In Castasegna we re-enter Switzerland and drive thirteen hairpin bends over the Maloja Pass. Passing by crystal blue Lake Sils and Silvaplana we reach the world-renowned mountain resort of St. Moritz in the late afternoon. (Italian Visa necessary for some nationalities). Dinner and overnight at first class hotel
Day 6 : ST. MORITZ , VADUZ AND ZURICH
We leave St. Moritz tour in the morning and cross the Fluela Pass to reach Davos. In the capital of Principality of Liechtenstein, Vaduz, there will be time for lunch and for sightseeing. This tiny country with the mighty castle, which is the home of the present Prince and his family, attracts visitors from all over the world. In the afternoon we will return to Zurich through the Toggenburg region with its picturesque farmhouses. Arrival from Zurich tour at approx. 5 pm.
Switzerland Travel Guide
Switzerland Tourist Attraction
Switzerland is known for its mountains (Alps in south, Jura in northwest) but it also has a central plateau of rolling hills, plains, and large lakes.
- Swiss National Park, Zernez
- Fasnacht Spring Carnival, Basel
- The Matterhorn, Zermatt
- St. Moritz
- Mt. Pilatus
- The Rhine Falls
- The Jungfrau Region
Compiling a list of Switzerlands Seven Natural Wonders is a daunting task, with so many candidates on offer. I have excluded ones that have been tamed by man, such as the Lavaux vineyards, and the many mountain train rides, but there was still quite a choice. So here is my personal pick in no particular order: two lakes, two mountains, a waterfall, a valley, a glacier and many more to visit.
- Basel Zoo
- Zurich Zoo
- Swiss National Park, Zernez
- Brissago Island
- Seven Springs Source of the simme River
- Botanical Garden Fascinating Flowers
- Alonium Sohatzalo Alpine Flower Garden
The Swiss overcome their serious reputation with a host of wild, wacky and wonderful festivals!
- Cow Fighting Festival
- International Balloon Festival
- Vogel Gryff Festival
- Geneva Festival
- International Film & Television Festival
- Christmas Tree Festival
Many Swiss artists have made their names with absurd and playful works of art. Surrealist Meret Oppenheims most famous work, Fur Breakfast, is on display at MoMA.
- Swiss Roots
- Painting and sculpture