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Tops of Switzerland

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An incredibly fascinating train journey to the most impressive and beautiful mountains in Switzerland.
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights

On this journey you will not be able to resist the fascination. The Tops of Switzerland offers you more than just mountains. On the Jungfraujoch you will be seduced by an unbelievable panorama of the largest four-thousanders and the Aletsch Glacier, which will almost take your breath away.

Welcome to breathtaking views and unforgettable moments in the Bernese Oberland. Interlaken is the gateway to the three majestic mountains: Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau and is situated between the lakes Thun and Brienz.

Lucerne is the perfect city with an impressive combination of water, mountains and city. Enjoy a boat trip on Lake Lucerne and a magnificent view of the surrounding mountains. A ride on the new dragon train to Mount Pilatus, Lucerne's local mountain, is also one of the highlights of this tour.

Price per person from CHF 795.–




Highlights

  • Jungfraujoch Top of Europe, the highest railway station in Europe is located at 3454 m
  • Eiger North Face
  • Mount Pilatus, the steepest cogwheel railway in the world
  • Lucerne, the Chapel Bridge and its Water Tower
  • Interlaken, the adrenalin metropolis of Switzerland and gateway to many excursions
 Lucerne
Lucerne
 Lucerne  Pilatusbahn © Pilatus Bahnen/Swiss Travel System swiss-image.ch/Christian Perret Famous Chapel Bridge and Mount Pilatus summit

Travel details

Itinerary
1st day: Arrival in Interlaken
Arrival in Interlaken by train. Time at leisure for optional excursions. Overnight in Interlaken.

2nd day: Jungfraujoch
Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion from Interlaken up to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. From Interlaken Ost the train takes you via Grindelwald or Wengen to the Kleine Scheidegg, at the foot of the famous Eiger North Face. The Jungfrau Railway takes you up to the Jungfraujoch – at 3454 m the highest railway station in Europe. Breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier, the longest glacier in the Alps. Overnight in Interlaken.

3rd day: Interlaken – Lucerne (1h50)
Breakfast at the hotel. Rail journey over the Brünig Pass to Lucerne. Rest of the day at leisure for sightseeing or excursions. Overnight in Lucerne.

4th day: Pilatus
Breakfast at the hotel. Lake Lucerne cruise from Lucerne to Alpnachstad, then up to the Pilatus Kulm 2132 m by the steepest cogwheel railway in the world (from app. mid May to October, during winter you take the bus from Lucerne to Kriens and further with the panorama gondolas from Kriens up to the summit on Pilatus Kulm). Time at leisure. Overnight in Lucerne.

5th day: Lucerne an return journey
Breakfast at the hotel. Time at leisure. Individual return journey.

This tour can also be booked in the opposite direction.

Services

Included
  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: Tops of Switzerland (5 transfers) incl. excursions to Jungfraujoch and Pilatus in 2nd class from/to Swiss border or airport
  • Seat reservation in the Luzern-Interlaken Express
  • 2 nights in Interlaken, 3* hotel, standard double room with breakfast
  • 2 nights in Lucerne, 3* hotel, standard double room with breakfast
  • Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postalcoaches and cable cars can be purchased at 25–50% of the regular fares

Excursions

Schilthorn Piz Gloria
Schilthorn Piz Gloria
Schilthorn Piz Gloria

Experience the fantastic mountains on the 2970 m high Schilthorn. Follow in the interactive experience exhibition "BOND WORLD" or enjoy a Burger 007 in the revolving restaurant Piz Gloria. From Interlaken take the train to Lauterbrunnen and then the bus to Stechelberg. » When: according to timetable. Duration: half day.


Price per person from CHF 66.–
Free public transport
Free public transport

From your first overnight in a hotel in Interlaken you will receive a guest card. This card allows you to benefit from many advantages and discounts in the entire region. Take advantage of free public transport or a discounted ride on the mountain railway to one of the impressive mountain peaks and enjoy the breathtaking view. With the guest card you can experience a wide range of unforgettable activities and special offers.


Titlis – Lucerne
Mount Titlis
Titlis – Lucerne

From Lucerne the train takes you to the mountain monastery village Engelberg where you board the Titlis Xpress to Stand. From there the world's first revolving cable car Titlis Rotair takes you up to Mount Titlis. Visit the glacier cave, ride the Ice Flyer chairlift or get your thrills on the Titlis Cliff Walk. » When: according to timetable. Duration: half day.


Price per person: from CHF 86.–
Mount Rigi – Lucerne
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Mount Rigi – Lucerne

The Rigi "the queen of the mountains" is a majestic mountain and impresses with an impressive panoramic view of 13 lakes. The "royal round trip" starts from Lucerne by boat to Vitznau. The cogwheel railway takes you to the Rigi at 1738 metres. A short climb takes you to the summit of Rigi Kulm. Return by cogwheel railway to Rigi Kaltbad, by cable car to Weggis and back by boat to Lucerne. » When: according to timetable. Duration: half day.


Price per person: from CHF 70.–

Travel dates

Travel dates
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