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The Best of Switzerland's Lakes and Mountains

7 Days from £1,099per
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(Tour code: 20WIF)

Discover the picturesque Bernese Oberland

Discover the picturesque Bernese Oberland, from panoramic views at the top of mountain summits, to the Alpine towns on the shores of is beautiful lakes.

Highlights
  • Wilderswil
  • Journey on the Schynige Platte Railway
  • Lucerne
  • Kleine Scheidegg
  • Grindelwald
  • Journey on the Brienz-Rothorn Railway
  • Cruise on Lake Brienz
What’s Included
  • Journey on the Schynige Platte Railway
    Journey on the Brienz-Rothorn Railway
  • 3* Hotel Accommodation
    Breakfast Every Day
    Evening Meals
  • Return Scheduled Flights

The Best of Switzerland's Lakes and Mountains 2020Tour Details

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Day 1 To Wilderswil
To Wilderswil

London to Wilderswil

Take a flight to Zurich, where you transfer by rail to Wilderswil. On arrival, it's just a short walk from the station to the Hotel Alpenblick, where you stay for 6 nights.

Includes:
  • Dinner
Day 2 Schynige Platte Railway
Schynige Platte Railway

Schynige Platte

Today, enjoy an excursion on the scenic cogwheel railway to Schynige Platte. The railway, dating back to the 19th century, climbs to an elevation of 6,886 feet on the 4.5-mile ride, and once at the summit, you can enjoy stunning views over Interlaken. There's free time here to take in the sights. The Schynige Platte Railway does not run on early departures. Instead, you will visit Harder Kulm for splendid views of the Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau mountains.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3 Lucerne
Lucerne

Lucerne

Your day begins with a scenic rail journey to the historical city of Lucerne, which sits on the edge of Lake Lucerne. You have free time here to discover the charming city.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4 Grindelwald
Grindelwald

Kleine Scheidegg & Grindelwald

Ascend to the mountain pass to Kleine Scheidegg by rail. Enjoy some time to take in the impressive panorama of the triple peaks of the Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau before descending to Grindelwald. Here you can take the cable car to the summit of First.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5 Wilderswil
Wilderswil

A day at leisure

Today you have a full day at leisure. You can use your Bernese Oberland Pass, which allows you free or reduced rate travel - perhaps visit the Top of Europe on the Jungfrau Railway.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 Brienz-Rothorn Railway
Brienz-Rothorn Railway

Brienz-Rothorn Railway

Today you travel on the Brienz-Rothorn Railway, a steam rack railway dating back to the 19th century. On your way back, you take a cruise across Lake Brienz to Interlaken.

On early departures, visit charming Spiez Castle on the shores of Lake Thun today, with entrance to the castle included.

Includes:
  • Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 Flight home
Flight home

Return to London

After a leisurely morning, journey by rail to Zurich, before flying back to London.

Includes:
  • Breakfast

Departure Times

Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.

What’s included
  • Fully escorted by a UK Tour Manager from start to finish
  • Return flights from London to Zurich
  • All rail and coach travel throughout your tour
  • 6 nights' hotel accommodation with breakfast and dinner each day
  • Bernese Oberland Pass
  • Journey on the Schynige Platte Railway
  • Visit Lucerne
  • Discover Grindelwald
  • Journey on the Brienz-Rothorn Railway
  • Cruise on Lake Brienz

Enhancing your tour

  • Upgrade to an Alpengluck Room at the Hotel Alpenblick from £109pp, or a Superior Room from £179pp.

Not Included

  • Cancellation & Travel Insurance is not included in the price of the tour but can be arranged.

Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.

Luke Simpson
Luke
Helen Laverack
Helen
The Best of Switzerland's Lakes and Mountains

Discover the picturesque Bernese Oberland

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