Glacier Express day tour from Lucerne

Highlights:

Glacier Express train

  • Spectacular train ride through Switzerland

  • first-class seating on the Glacier Express

  • only train in Europe with a real kitchen onboard for delious meals

  • two route Options
    A: including Oberalp Pass & Zermatt
    B: including Oberalp Pass. Landwasser viaduct &  UNESCO Alubla train route

Option A: Lucerne - Chur - Andermatt - Zermatt

Happy cow at the Oberalp mountain lake

We depart around 8 AM from Lucerne to Chur. After a short walk
through the city center, we board the Glacier Express train.

Travel on the famous train of the Rhaetian Railway:
On the 5 and a half hour ride, we cross the Alps
with the train on a spectacular journey over
the Oberalp mountain pass.

The Glacier Express is the only regular train in Europe serving freshly cooked food onboard. The delicious local specialities are prepared by dedicated chefs. The meals are served directly to your comfortable first class seat with a table. Enjoy the meal with the georgeous views from your panoramic windows.

The meal service is optional. Your meals are not included in the tour prices
We recommend the 3-course set Menu for CHF 43.- per Person.

Vegeterian options are available. If you have any dietary requirements please tell us
at time of booking, so we can let the train crew know in advance.

In the early evening, we reach Zermatt. We do a walk to stretch our
legs at this beautiful car-free town and have a
quick dinner if you want to before we return to Zurich.

We arrive in Lucerne between 11 PM and midnight.

After arrival at the Lucerne Main Station from
where your guide will take you back to your
Hotel or Apartment. (Lucerne city center Hotels only)

Option B - Route: Lucerne - Erstfeld - Göschenen - Andermatt - Chur - St. Moritz

Your private tour guide will meet you at the lobby of any centrally located Hotels or Apartments.

Depart around 9 AM from the Lucerne train station and travel to Andermatt by regional trains.
Your scenic train journey in first-class will begin already in Lucerne.

Shortly before noon, we will board the Glacier Express in Andermatt.
Enjoy this spectacular five-hour journey on this panorama train.

With this option you will be traveling on the Albula line, one of only three train
routes which are a UNESCO world heritage site.

Soon after boarding lunch will be served if you desire. Shortly before noon, we will board the
Glacier Express in Andermatt. Just in time to enjoy a delicious freshly cooked meal onboard.
Enjoy it from the comfort of your first-class seat.

The meal service is optional. Your meals are not included in the tour prices
We recommend the 3-course set Menu for CHF 43.- per Person.

Vegetarian options are available. If you have any dietary requirements please tell us
at time of booking, so we can let the train crew know in advance.

We will cross the Oberalp mountain pass, travel through Chur and over the
famous Landwasser viaduct to the lovely alpine town of St. Moritz.

If you desire, you can have dinner in St. Moritz.

Afterwards, we return to Zurich where we
will arrive between 8 PM and 10 PM.

Your guide will take you back to your Hotel or Apartment.

Prices:
Price for either Option A or B. Both routes have the same price.

Number of participants/ Rates per person in Swiss Francs

1 adult:   CHF 545.-

2 adults: CHF 450.-

3 adults: CHF 420.-

4 adults: CHF 400.-

5 adults: CHF 370.-

6 adults: CHF 350.-

Children 6 - 15 years: CHF 70.-

Children 0 - 5 years: free

Maximum group size: six adults and three children.
An adult must accompany children.

Reservations well ahead of time are recommended for this
tour as seats on the Glacier Express can sell out weeks in advance.

Inclusions:

  • All train tickets in first class and entry fees for you and the private guide

  • departure from centrally located Hotels or Apartments

  • private guide throughout the whole trip

  • all activities mentioned in the tour description

  • service (gratuities)

  • mandatory seat reservations for the Glacier Express

  • Your choice: Route A or Route B

Exclusions:

  • your meals and drinks

  • travel insurance

  • any personal expenses

  • overnight accommodation

Glacier Express train

Glacier Express train

Happy cow at the Oberalp mountain lake

Happy cow at the Oberalp mountain lake

Panoramic view of Zermatt with the Matterhorn in the background

Panoramic view of Zermatt with the Matterhorn in the background

A train on the Landwasser viaduct

A train on the Landwasser viaduct

Regional train near Andermatt

Regional train near Andermatt

Alpine luxury resort town of St. Moritz

Alpine luxury resort town of St. Moritz