Glacier Express day tour from Zurich
Day trip by train from Zurich with a local Switzerland private guide
We depart at 6.30 AM in the morning and travel first to Filisur. There we join the Glacier Express.
Due to the very early departure, you will meet your private guide at the Zurich central station. (No hotel pickup possible)
The famous train of the Rhaetian Railway: On the 7 and a half hour journey from Filisur to Zermatt we pass through more than 90 small tunnels and over 200 bridges, one of them the Landwasserviadukt (first picture). We cross the Alps with the train on a spectacular journey over the Oberalp mountain pass.
Don`t worry about lunch. Starter, main course, and dessert are freshly prepared in the on-board kitchen and served directly at your seat. Delicious local food awaits you.
Your meals are not included in the tour prices (3-course set Menu CHF 43.- or a la carte choice)
In the early evening, we reach Zermatt. We do a walk to stretch our legs through this beautiful car-free town and have a dinner if you want before we retake the most direct trains to your departure point. We arrive back between 10 pm and half past midnight.
After arrival at the Zurich Main Station from where your guide will take you back to your Hotel or Apartment.
Reservations well ahead of time are recommended for this
tour as seats on the Glacier Express can sell out months
in advance in the high season (summer) and weeks in advance during the winter months.
Seat reservations are included in the tour price. The seat reservations, need to be prepaid and are non-refundable.
CHF 33.- in summer (CHF 13.- during the winter season) per person incl. your guide
Make the most out of your day in Switzerland with our full day Glacier Express tours from Zurich with your private guide.
* free upgrade to first class on all trains *
1 adult/single: CHF 645.-
2 adults: CHF 463.-
3 adults: CHF 402.-
4 adults: CHF 372.-
5 adults: CHF 353.-
Children 6 - 15 years: CHF 65.-
Children 0 - 5 years: free
Prices per Person.
Maximum group size five adults and three children. An adult must accompany children.
All train tickets and entry fees for you and the private guide are included.
The only things that are not included are your meals, drinks and personal expenses.
Prices in Swiss Francs (CHF)