Switzerland by Rail

Switzerland by Rail

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 11 destinations
  • APT’s Freedom of Choice Inclusions in Lucerne
  • Finest dining – a total of 20 meals
  • Expert APT Tour Director
  • 12 nights luxury land accommodation

Prices are in Australian Dollars

Dates Double Twin Single
9 June – 21 June 2019 From $11,395 From $11,395 N/A
21 July – 2 August 2019 From $11,395 From $11,395 N/A
4 August – 16 August 2019 From $11,395 From $11,395 From $14,995
15 September – 27 September 2019 From $11,395 From $11,395 From $14,995

*Air Credit of $1,000 per couple:International airfare must be booked by APT. Credit cannot be redeemed for cash and is not transferable. Offer is available on a limited number of tours. A non–refundable deposit of $1,000 per person is due within seven days of booking. A second non-refundable deposit of $2,000 per person is due by 31 October 2018.  Final payment is due 100 days prior to the tour’s departure date.

General Terms & Conditions: Offers are available for travellers departing from Australia. All pricing and save amounts are in Australian Dollars. Information correct as at 11 May 2018 but may fluctuate due to changes in surcharges, taxes or currency. A limited number of SuperDeal offers are available on all itineraries. All SuperDeal offers are available until 30 April 2018 unless sold out prior. Limited suites/staterooms/rooms on set departures and subject to availability. Offers may be withdrawn at any time. Only one SuperDeal Offer per person applies and cannot be combined with any other offer, unless specified. A non–refundable deposit of $1,000 per person is due within seven days of booking.

All Airfare Offers:Flights must be booked by APT. Should you choose to depart earlier than your scheduled tour/cruise departure, or make variations to airline routings, surcharges may apply.  Airline schedules are subject to change without notice and APT is not liable for any additional costs incurred due to airline schedule changes.  All air is ticketed upon receipt of the first deposit. Any changes made after ticketing may incur amendment and/or cancellation fees, in some cases, tickets are non-refundable. Air taxes vary for each departure point and routing of airline and are subject to change. Fuel surcharges are subject to change and an additional fuel surcharge may apply. Frequent flyer miles/points may not be awarded on all airfares.

For further detail on this or any other packages, please contact us on 1300 968 787

Day 1 Arrive Zürich

Arrive before 1.30pm and be met on arrival. Enjoy an orientation tour and a Welcome Reception.

Stay: Zürich Marriott Hotel

Select one of two restaurants for dinner tonight.

Your transfer service means your baggage will be chauffeured from one hotel to the next throughout your journey. In Lucerne, enjoy a walking tour, then cruise Lake Lucerne. Later, arrive at your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Lucerne, Hotel Schweizerhof Luzern

Daily :
Breakfast Dinner

Ride the world’s steepest cogwheel train to Mt Pilatus, where you will absorb breathtaking views over Switzerland at the top.

Daily : Breakfast

Embark on an exciting rail journey through the new Gotthard Base Tunnel to Lugano.

Stay: Two Nights, Lugano, Hotel Swiss Diamond

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

The pleasant year-round climate makes Lugano a popular Swiss holiday resort. Enjoy a peaceful, relaxing cruise on Lake Lugano. This afternoon, visit Monte Brè, which offers sensational views over Lugano.

Daily : Breakfast

Travel by coach to Tirano in Italy where you’ll enjoy time to explore before you board your first-class journey aboard the Bernina Express. A particular highlight is the panoramic views as you ride the highest alpine transfer in Europe.

Stay: St Moritz, Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

Board the Glacier Express to experience your first-class rail journey from the Bernina Range to the Matterhorn. Traverse over 200 bridges and many tunnels across the Alps.

Stay: Two Nights, Zermatt, Hotel Monte Rosa

Daily : Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Meet a mountaineer and hear first-hand tales of mountain living.

Ride the Gornergrat Railway for sublime views of the towering Matterhorn.

Daily : Breakfast

Along the way, disembark in Spiez and gain insight into the local wine industry with a very special wine experience.

Board your train bound for Interlaken.

Stay: Two Nights, Interlaken, Victoria Jungfrau Grand Hotel and Spa

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

Take an epic train journey to the top of Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe. Return to Interlaken via Wengen. Weather permitting, perhaps enjoy a drink at Harder Kulm, as you enjoy the sublime view of the Jungfrau as the sun majestically sets over the mountains.

Daily : Breakfast

Board your scenic glass-dome first-class journey aboard the GoldenPass to Montreux. First the train runs along the river Aare, then passes through the town of Spiez. Proceed past the lush green valley farmland of the Simmen Valley, before climbing to the line's highest point 1,279 metres above sea level. Arrive in Montreux and enjoy an orientation tour before dinner this evening.

Stay: Montreux, Swisse Majestic Hotel, in Lakeview Rooms

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

Today enjoy a cruise from Lausanne to Geneva, where you will later sit down to a Farewell Dinner.

Stay: Geneva, Grand Hotel Kempinski

Daily : Breakfast Dinner

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

Daily : Breakfast

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