aircraft landing in ZRH - Zurich Airport

aircraft landing in ZRH - Zurich Airport

5 Nights budget friendly tour of Switzerland with a private guide from Zurich by train

Season 2017: April to 22 October.

During the winter months, the itinerary of your private guided tour package will be slightly different. Contact us for details.

Day 1: Welcome - Arrival in Zurich

view of Zurich's landmarks

view of Zurich's landmarks

Your tour guide will meet you at the airport or train station from where he will bring you to your centrally located hotel.

Don`t worry about delayed flights or trains. We will monitor the arrival times carefully and be there to pick you up once you arrive.

We`ll be traveling from the Airport by train to the Hotel Marta which will be your home for the next five nights.
It`s very centrally located, just a 5 minutes walk from the Bahnhofstrasse and the Zurich central station.

Once at the hotel, we give you time to unpack before your private guide takes you on a walk
through the beautiful town of Zurich and recommend you different places for a meal if you want to.
The length of the tour depends on your arrival time in Zurich.


a viewing platform at the Rheinfall

a viewing platform at the Rheinfall

Day 2: Rheinfall and Top of Zurich

Today we visit the two best attractions in the proximity of Zurich. The Uetliberg, Top of Zurich and the Rheinfall.

First, we travel by train to the Rheinfall.

Situated on the Hochrhein (high rhine) between the cantons Schaffhausen and Zurich, it`s the biggest
waterfall in Europe. It`s a spectacle to observe the 600 m3/s pouring down the fall on average in the summer months

Top of Zurich - enjoy an amazing view of Zurich city and lake zurich

Top of Zurich - enjoy an amazing view of Zurich city and lake zurich

You`ll find many viewing platforms and a walking trail.
Keep your cameras ready for awesome pictures.

During summer months a boat ride is available which
will bring you us closely to the fall.

We will have a lot of time to explore the waterfalls.

In the afternoon we return by train to Zurich main station.
From there a local train will take us up the Mount Uetliberg.
An easy 10 minutes walk will get us to Uto Kulm - The Top
of Zurich. A magnificent view over Zurich awaits you from here.

A 30-meter high view platform from where the view is
even better awaits you. The entry fee is already included in the tour price.

In the early evening, we return to Zurich where we escort
you back to your Hotel or Apartment.


Day 3: Zurich - Interlaken - Brienz - Brienzer Rothorn - Zurich

Brienzer Rothorn steam engine train tour

Brienzer Rothorn steam engine train tour

We depart from the Zurich central station between 7-8 AM.
The train will take us to Interlaken. We board a ship for a 1-hour cruise on the beautiful Lake Brienz.

Around 10 am we reach the boat station of the Giessbach waterfall. After a short ride with a funicular, we arrive right at the foot of the waterfalls and the historic grand hotel. We can spend there between 2 and 3 hours, take a short hike to the waterfalls, and you can have some lunch there as well.

After that, another ship will bring us during a 15 minutes ride to the Station of the Brienzer Rothorn-Bahn.

the amazing view from the top of the brienzer rothorn

the amazing view from the top of the brienzer rothorn

An unforgettable journey to the Brienzer Rothorn with the 125-year-old steam train trough the beautiful scenery awaits us. One hour later we arrive at the mountain station. Elevation: 2,244 m (7,362 ft)

We can spend there up to two hours before starting our downhill journey, by train as well. From there we return to Zurich.

We arrive between 9-10 PM back at the Zurich central station from where we will escort you back to your Hotel.

In the early evening, we return to Zurich where we escort
you back to your Hotel or Apartment.


train traveling towards the mountain station of the gornergrat

train traveling towards the mountain station of the gornergrat

Day 4: Zurich- Zermatt - Gornergrat - Zurich

Between 7 and 8 AM, we start our train journey to Zermatt. Instead of taking the fast train that travels through a lot of tunnels, we change trains in Bern and take the regional train which takes the mountain route, our first, out of many beautiful train journeys today.

In Brig, we change to another regional train that will bring us all the way up to Zermatt. We arrive around noon/12 o` clock.

In Zermatt, we take you on a small walk through this beautiful car-free town.

lake riffelsee - an amazing viewpoint for the matterhorn

lake riffelsee - an amazing viewpoint for the matterhorn

Soon after, we board the Gornergrat train. We make a stop at the station Riffelalp. An easy 15-minute hike will bring us to a lake. At the back of the lake awaits the gorgeous Matterhorn. A tranquil place to be and to take wonderful pictures. We can take a little bit of a further hike there or just relax, as you wish before we return to the Gornergratbahn for the rest of the journey to the very top. The Gornergrat. The railway station is located on 3,090 m/ 10,140 ft.

The view from here is truly spectacular, right in front of us is the Monte Rosa massif. You will have enough time to relax enjoy the panorama and have some lunch if you like. Between 5 and 6 PM, we start our way back to Zermatt and take from there the most direct train back to Zurich.

We arrive between 10-11 PM at the Zurich central station from
where we will escort you back to your hotel.


mount titlis rotair gondola

mount titlis rotair gondola

woDay 5: Zurich - Mount Titlis - Zurich

Today's tour starts at 9 AM on a train trip from the Zurich central station to Engelberg from where we will begin our journey up to the summit of Mount Titlis. Two different gondolas, one of them the famous Titlis Rotair, the first revolving gondola, will bring you to the summit at 3020 meters above sea level.

We do an stop at Lake Trübsee where you can get beautiful pictures, even with some mountains reflection if the water is clear. If you want to, we can even do a one-hour easy hike around the lake.

a view from mount titlis in winter

a view from mount titlis in winter

There you have plenty of time to enjoy the views, have a lunch. We can take the Titlis Iceflyer over a beautiful glacier landscape and do a thrilling walk over the new Cliff Bridge, the highest suspension bridge (weather permitting).

chapel bridge (Kapellbrücke) the landmark of lucerne

chapel bridge (Kapellbrücke) the landmark of lucerne

Back in Lucerne, we will board the nostalgic steamship `Unterwalden` for a two-hour sunset cruise. Enjoy it in style on the first-class upper deck. There will be a bar or a restaurant where you can get some refreshments. Of course, we visit as well the Kapellbrücke, the Landmark of the City.

After this fascinating day, we start the return trip to Zurich. We arrive back between 9 pm and 10 pm at the main station of Zurich from where we escort you back to your hotel or apartment.


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Day 6: Good bye - Departure

Check out and departure. If you fly out of Zurich Airport
we meet you at the Hotel and escort you to the Airport by
train.

You can extend your stay at the Hotel Marta:
Additional nights can be booked for approx. CHF 200.-


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Price

single occupancy: 2900.-

double occupancy: 1690.- per Person

Price for children on request as depending on availability and age. Book well in advance as family rooms get sold out fast.

Optional upgrades

- first class on all trains for 250.- per Person

- Day 3: Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe instead of Brienzer Rothorn for 160.- per Person

Prices in Swiss Francs (CHF), daily departures possible during Season from April-October.

Deposit of only CHF 300.- per booking required.

Cancel up to 72 hours before departure free of charge.

 

 

 

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Included:
 

-Meet and greet at the Airport

- 5 Nights at the 2* Hotel Marta in Zurich

- Private guide for the whole tour

- Second class train ticket tickets for you and your private guide.

- All excursion tickets, entry fees and accommodation for you & your guide

- Breakfast buffet at all hotels

-Not included:

- Meals, drinks and any other personal expenses (in example Minibar, Laundry service, Room service)

- Travel insurance