• SWEET SWITZERLAND

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DAY 1:  ZURICH

Arrival at Zurich Airport. Meet your private driver and transfer to your hotel. Accommodation and time at leisure. Overnight

 

DAY 2: ZURICH

Breakfast at your hotel. Meet your English-speaking guide and walking tour to discover the major attractions of Zurich: the Old Town, St. Peters Church known to have the largest clock-face of all the European churches, the world-famous Bahnhofstrasse, the Limmatquai, the Guild Houses. Photo stop at the harbor from where you enjoy a beautiful view of the Lake Zurich, the city and surrounding hills. Detailed explanations of the renowned Marc Chagall stained glass windows at Fraumünster Church. Lunch at your own. In the afternoon, the journey continues along the "Gold Coast" to Meilen. Cross the Lake by ferry to reach Horgen. Move on to Adliswil for a ride to Felsenegg by the only aerial cable car in the Canton of Zurich. Enjoy incredible views overlooking Zurich, the lake and the snow-capped Alps. At the end way back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight.

 

DAY 3: ZURICH-MT. RIGI -LUCERNE

Breakfast our hotel and departure for a comprehensive full day tour from Zurich and visit Mt. Rigi, Queen of the Swiss Mountains at 6,000 feet (1,800 meters). Your guided   tour also includes a cable car ride, a decent down the first ever cogwheel train in Europe and a trip to the sun terrace above Lake Lucerne with its unique views over the snow-capped Alps! Enjoy a fantastic view of the Alps, which includes 13 lakes and extends as far as Germany and France. Lunch on your own. At the end accommodation at your 4* hotel in Lucerne. Dinner at your own and overnight at hotel.

 

Alternatively: ZURICH – PILATUS -LUCERNE

Breakfast at the hotel. Meet your English-speaking guide and enjoy the trip to Mount Pilatus - 7000 feet above sea level. Arrival at Lucerne pier and departure by boat to Alpnachstad. After a leisurely cruise on crystal-clear of Lake Lucerne ascend by the steepest rack railway in the world to Pilatus Kulm.  Arrival on top you have time to walk up to the vista point. There will be time to admire the breathtaking panorama over the Swiss Alps and Lucerne.  Lunch on your own. Then in the afternoon descend by aerial cable car to Fräkmüntegg, change to smaller cable cars (gondola) which sweep you over pine forests and mountain meadows to the village of Kriens (3 km from Luzern). A short journey by bus will bring you back to Lucerne. Accommodation at your hotel. Dinner at your own and overnight.

 

DAY 4: LUCERNE – C H O C O W E L T

Breakfast at your hotel.  Meet your English-speaking guide and start the visit of the world-famous, historical city of Lucerne which lies in Switzerland, in the heart of Europe. Because of its central location right on Lake Luzern, which is surrounded by grand mountains, like Mount Titlis at 3000 meters high or the impressive Mount Pilatus, Lucerne is considered to be the "Switzerland in Switzerland". You will find everything here: the lake, the mountains, the city – a distinctive consonance of nature and work of man, which has been preserved and carefully developed for centuries. What do you want to see while in Luzern? The Chapel Bridge with its gabled paintings of old battles and the adjacent quaint quarters with little streets ranging and changing from silence to abundant liveliness or the curiosities of the museums and the treasures of the many churches.  Take a leisurely walk through a maze of small streets, bridges, promenades and plazas dominated by countless historical towers, fountains and frescoed buildings. Lunch at your own.  At the end continue to Choco welt where you can see the way from the cocoa bean to the final chocolate product. You can taste the products, smell and have the possibility to create your own 200 gr chocolate bar, the Choco Plus.  The self-guided tour takes about 45 minutes, with the creation of your own chocolate bar it takes about 1 ¼ hours. At the end, back to the hotel and dinner at your own. Overnight.

 

DAY 5: LUCERNE -BASEL- DEPARTURE

Breakfast at your hotel. Meet your private driver and departure toward Basel. The old town is divided into two sides by the Rhine: Grossbasel and Kleinbasel. The two parts of the city each have their own appeal. Kleinbasel attracts mainly with bank of the Rhine, has homely and relax at the first rays of sun. The historic center of Grossbasel instead seduces with its small intimate places and streets that invite you to stroll. In the afternoon transfer to the harbor or airport or railway station.

 

 

Rate per person – 4-stars hotel

GRP 10 PAX

GRP 15 PAX

In double room

 

€ 1.600,00

 

 

€ 1.450,00

 

 

 

 

 

 

What's Included

 

  • 2 overnights  at 4-stars hotel on bed and breakfast basis in Zurich
  • 2 overnights  at 4-stars hotel on bed and breakfast basis Lucerne
  • 5 hours English speaking guide in Zurich
  • 9 hours English speaking guide excursion on Mt. Rigi or Pilatus
  • 3 hours English speaking guide in Lucerne
  • 2 hours English speaking guide in Basel
  • Private minivan or bus as per program
  • Admission to Choco welt
  • Return ticket to Mt. Rigi or Pilatus
  • Vat and service charge

 

What's NOT Included

          Lunches and dinners, drinks, tips and miscellaneous.

 

 

The rates, per person, has been calculated on exchange rates, tariffs and services of the ground costs in effect at 13th January 2017. Any changes in foreign exchange rates and any increase of the tariffs will be reflected in the price of services.

 

Currency Swiss Franc / Euro = 0.93