Swiss Grand Train Journey


Zurich, Lucerne, Lugano, St. Moritz, Zermatt, Montreux, Geneva

Find quintessentially Swiss urban communities like Zürich and Lucerne with private aides.

Investigate the mind blowing palaces of Lugano and Montreux’s Château of Chillon.

Test the renowned cheddar of Gruyères and visit a Swiss chocolate production line.

Take in the noteworthy perspective on the Matterhorn from on Gornergrat, close to Zermatt.

Stay at a handpicked determination of value facilities and ride notable rail lines like the Glacier Express and the Bernina Express.

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  • Vacation Style Holiday Type
    Discovery, Family, Guided Tours
  • Activity Level Leisurely
  • Group Size Medium Group
All about the Swiss Grand Train Journey.

A travel experience like no other

This example agenda was made by specialists and is intended to motivate your next trip. It is fit to be altered to suit your inclinations, tastes, and financial plan so you can interface with neighborhood societies and experience true travel on your own terms, and withdrawing at whatever point you pick.

  • DAY 1

ZURICH You’ve Arrived

  • Airport with Meet & Greet – Vehicle/Assistant/Driver
  • Switzerland Welcome Package
  • Swiss Half-Fare Card.


  • DAY 2

ZURICH Hit the Streets

  • Zurich City Center Walking Tour (2 hrs) – Private Tour.


  • DAY 3

ZURICH TO LUCERNE The Journey Continues…

  • Swiss Traveling Bellboy Service – Lucerne
  • Train Station – Vehicle/Driver
  • Train – Zurich – Lucerne [45min] – 1st Class Ticket – Half Fare Card
  • 1/2 Day Walking Tour with Chocolate & Cheese Tasting (3hrs) – Guide.


  • DAY 4

LUCERNE A Bird’s Eye View

  • Mount Pilatus with a Boat Ride on Lake Lucerne (6 hrs) – Private Tour.


  • DAY 5

LUCERNE Lose Yourself in Nature

  • Full-Day Bernese Oberland Tour – Luxury Vehicle/Driver.


  • DAY 6


  • Swiss Traveling Bellboy Service – Lugano
  • Train – Lucerne – Lugano [Gotthard Panorama Express (5.5 hrs)] – Panorama Express First Class Train Ticket
  • Train Station – Luxury Vehicle/Driver.


  • DAY 7

LUGANO A Journey Back in Time

  • Castles of Bellinzona (Castelgrande, Montebello and Sasso Corbaro) (8 hrs) – Vehicle/Driver.


  • DAY 8

LUGANO TO ST. MORITZ A Change of Scenery

  • Swiss Traveling Bellboy Service – St.Moritz
  • Train Station – Vehicle/Driver
  • Train – Lugano – St. Moritz [Bernina Express with Private Transfer to Tirano] – Vehicle/Driver – 1st Class Train ( Half Fare Card)
  • Complimentary Train Station Transfer.


  • DAY 9
  1. MORITZ TO ZERMATT Like a Speeding Bullet
  • Complimentary Train Station Transfer
  • Train – St. Moritz – Zermatt [Glacier Express (8 hrs 15 mins)] – 1st Class Ticket – Half Fare Card
  • Scenic Helicopter Flight – Flight.


  • DAY 10

ZERMATT Breathe the Mountain Air

  • Private Excursion to Mount Gornergrat (8 hrs) – Guide (Half fare Card – Ticket to Mt. Gornergrat.


  • DAY 11

ZERMATT TO MONTREUX It’s All Ancient History

  • Swiss Traveling Bellboy Service – Montreux
  • Complimentary Train Station Transfer
  • Train – Zermatt – Montreux [Approx. 2 hrs 45 mins] – 1st Class – Half Fare
  • Train Station – Luxury Vehicle/Driver
  • 1/2 Day City Tour with Chillon Castle – Luxury Vehicle/Guide.


  • DAY 12

MONTREUX City Streets and Tasty Treats

  • Chocolate Train, Gruyeres Cheese Factory, Castle & Cailler-Nestle Chocolate Tour (approx. 8hrs) – First Class.


  • DAY 13

MONTREUX TO GENEVA Cross an Item off the Bucket List

  • Transfer – Private – Montreux – Geneva [(1hr)] – Luxury Vehicle/Driver
  • 1/2 Day Walking Tour (2 hrs) – Guide.


  • DAY 14

GENEVA Bon Voyage

  • Airport – Luxury Vehicle/Driver.


The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.
  • A completely modified agenda dependent on your inclinations and timetable
  • All day, every day in-objective help from our nearby office
  • All convenience stays, visits, and moves for planned exercises are covered, except if in any case recorded in the agenda
  • A private driver for visits and moves (in certain nations our nearby private aides likewise go about as your driver – your Destination Expert will examine with you if pertinent)
  • Nearby private aides or shared visits that take you through your agenda features and encounters, your last schedule will affirm the kind of visit
  • Hello at the air terminal or at your convenience from one of our agents – your master will affirm your meet and welcome area with you
  • Breakfast every morning at your inn, in addition to any suppers showed in the schedule
  • One bag and one carry-on per individual for trip moves.
What is not included in this tour?Items that are not included in the cost of tour price.
  • Your global airfare – kindly can let your master say whether you’d prefer to get an evaluation from our Air Team
  • Travel protection, which we offer and can be bought after you’ve booked your visit
  • Visas (except if noted)
  • Tips for administrations and encounters
  • Snacks, suppers, and beverages (drunkard and non-heavy drinker), except if determined in the agenda
  • Overabundance things charges, and where material, stuff excluded from your admission
  • Individual charges like clothing, calls, SIM cards, or room administration
  • Early registration or late registration from inns (except if in any case determined)
  • Extra touring, exercises, and encounters outside of your agenda
  • Discretionary improvements like a room or flight overhauls, or neighborhood camera or video expenses
  • Identification expenses, vaccination expenses, and nearby takeoff charges (when material).
  1. Day 1 ZURICH

    You’ve Arrived

    Upon landing in Zurich Airport, an English-talking delegate will be sitting tight for you close to the baggage get territory, holding a sign with your name on it. This delegate will guide you to your anticipating vehicle and driver who will move you to your inn.

    An invite bundle with a city map, train tickets (if important), nearby contact list, different leaflets of the objections you will visit, and some other touristic data that we consider you may discover valuable will be sitting tight for you upon landing in the main lodging on your outing.

  2. Day 2 ZURICH

    Hit the Streets

    Investigate the downtown area of Zurich on a loosening up strolling visit through Switzerland’s biggest city and one of the world’s most significant monetary focuses. With your private guide, meander along the roads and take in a decent outline of Zurich’s numerous sides. Walk around the business locale, fixed with sufficient shopping openings, through the Old Town, and along the lake to re-energize among the greenery of the city’s sporting facilities on the edges. Visit Fraumünster to see Chagall’s stained-glass church windows, and stop at the lake for an awesome all-encompassing perspective on the city. As this is a direction visit, extra charges are excluded and should be paid locally in the event that you wish to enter any destinations.


    The Journey Continues…

    Appreciate going via train without exploring the framework with the weight of weighty baggage. Your things will be moved from your Zürich inn to your next lodging with same-day conveyance because of the Swiss Traveling Bellboy Service. Just utilize your baggage tag and have your packs prepared at the front work area first thing toward the beginning of today. The assistance incorporates a modified gear tag and private stuff move.

    Meet your guide for a train station moves with a private vehicle.

    Board a train with administration from Zurich to Lucerne. The estimated travel time is 45 minutes.

    Investigate the pleasant storybook city of Lucerne, an enchanting city with numerous appearances, with your private English-talking driver. Arranged on the banks of Lake Lucerne, the city has a long and intriguing history. Start with a walk around the fourteenth century Chapel Bridge and cross the Mill Bridge to see the ghastly ”Dance of Death” artworks. Pass by the Musegg Wall, the old city bulwarks, and the masterful Town Hall, showing suits of protection suggestive of the Middle Ages. Proceed to the Lion Monument, implicit recognition for the Swiss Guards who protected the Royal Palace in Versailles during the French Revolution. A discretionary visit to the Swiss Transport Museum can be orchestrated. Celebrated for its gigantic assortment of rail vehicles, airplane vehicles, bikes, and motorbikes just as different displays and models associated with the historical backdrop of transport and correspondence. During this visit, you will likewise get a chance to find the absolute best Swiss chocolate and cheddar claims to fame through a tasting at one of the nearby craftsman shops. These hand-tailored delights make for an ideal blessing to bring home to your loved ones. Extra charges are excluded as this is a beautiful direction visit, any extra charges required should be paid locally.

  4. Day 4 LUCERNE

    A Bird’s Eye View

    Set out from Lucerne with your private manual to experience beautiful Lake Lucerne, and find the designing accomplishments which have permitted the Swiss to vanquish Mount Pilatus. Start the day boarding a relaxed picturesque journey on the completely clear waters of Lake Lucerne to Alpnachstad. From here, board the world’s steepest cogwheel prepare, and rise to Pilatus Kulm, at a stunning 7000 feet in tallness. With a slope of up to 48 percent, the Swiss were both decided and effective in vanquishing this extraordinary mountain, a genuine accomplishment of inventiveness. At the highest point of Mount Pilatus, walk around to appreciate the emotional all-encompassing perspectives over the Swiss Alps and Lucerne. To dive, board an ethereal streetcar to Fraenkmuentegg, where you’ll change to more modest trolleys and clear over pine woods and mountain glades to the town of Kriens. Appreciate unfathomable perspectives on the elevated scene through the designing elements of the streetcar. Get back to Lucerne by the private exchange. Top-of-the-line Golden Round Trip passes to Mount Pilatus, private guide, boat trip, cogwheel train, trolley, and private exchange are incorporated.

  5. Day 5 LUCERNE

    Lose Yourself in Nature

    Take in the reviving clear quality of Bernese Oberland, and head into the high Alpine wonderland outside of Lucerne with your private English-talking driver for an entire day investigating the pleasant lakes, icy valleys, and snow-covered pinnacles. Unwind and appreciate the beautiful miracles that move by your window as you go along Lake Lucerne to the antiquated Celtic settlement of Alpnachstad. Proceed past Lungern Lake into the Aare valley, home to the shining magnificence of Lake Brienz. Stop in its namesake town, the interesting town of Brienz, and examine the nearby stores for different hand-cut wood things. Proceed by private vehicle to the valley of 72 cascades, where falls spout down the vertical bluff countenances of the Lauterbrunnen valley. The most celebrated milestone is the roaring Staubbach Falls. Proceed to Interlaken to look at glorious perspectives on Jungfrau’s culmination, the ”Sovereign of the Alps”. Appreciate one final glance at the high Alpine country on your return drive to Lucerne by the day’s end.


    Ride the Rails

    Appreciate going via train without exploring the framework with the weight of weighty baggage. Your things will be moved from your Lucerne lodging to your next inn with same-day conveyance because of the Swiss Traveling Bellboy Service. Essentially utilize your gear tag and have your packs prepared at the front work area first thing earlier today. The help incorporates a modified gear tag and private stuff move.

    Travel from Lucerne to Lugano today on a noteworthy all-encompassing excursion along the memorable Gotthard all-encompassing course. Board a fantastic steamship to whisk you across Lake Lucerne. Sail Lake Lucerne with the mountains as your background. A booking for lunch has been made, and your lunch is individual, payable straightforwardly on the boat. Skim past the Rütli glade, the Schillerstein rock, Tellskapelle sanctuary, and other memorable locales. In Fluëlen, board the holding up all-encompassing train and withdraw on an essential train venture along the notable Gotthard all-encompassing course. Going through the Gotthard burrow among Göschenen and Airolo, which opened in 1882,  the excursion winds its way towards Lugano with its unmistakable Mediterranean energy. A city of palm trees invites you to Lugano.

    Meet your guide for a train station moves with a private vehicle.

  7. Day 7 LUGANO

    A Journey Back in Time

    Bellinzona sits at an essential door among Switzerland and Italy, a key exchanging point Medieval occasions and braced as far back as the first century BC during the Roman time. With your private English-talking driver, set out from Lugano and drive around 30 minutes through the lower regions of the Alps to Bellinzona. Numerous cutting-edge travelers just know the town as a fast stop while in transit to Mediterranean occasion resorts in Italy, yet the town flaunts a rich archaic legacy. A gathering of strengthened dividers and three palaces named Castelgrande, Montebello, and Sasso Corbaro stands to watch over the city, and their guarded dividers are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Go through the day investigating the fortresses, at that point find the beguiling town underneath the transcending bastions. The gentle temperatures south of the Alps are a warm gladly received, and the town is home to a clamoring market, outside shows, and open-air cafés testing the nearby Canton of Ticino claims to fame. The town has an unmistakable Italianità – or Italian-ness – in contrast to the remainder of Switzerland, as a component of the lone Canton where Italian is the sole authority language. End the day with a half-hour drive back to Lugano.


    A Change of Scenery

    Appreciate going via train without exploring the framework with the weight of substantial gear. Your things will be moved from your Lugano lodging to your next inn with same-day conveyance on account of the Swiss Traveling Bellboy Service. Just utilize your baggage tag and have your packs prepared at the front work area first thing toward the beginning of today. The assistance incorporates a tweaked gear tag and private stuff move.

    Meet your guide for a train station moves with a private vehicle.

    Meet your private English-talking driver and head out by private vehicle from Lugano, Switzerland on a grand 2.5-hour drive to Tirano, Italy. Board the Bernina Express for a staggering excursion to St. Moritz, Switzerland, and climb the palm trees of Italy to the sparkling ice sheets of Switzerland in only a couple of brief hours. The part of the rail route vehicle from Tirano to Thusis was perceived as a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its tremendous excellence. Appreciate the Poschiavo Valley far underneath the train as the scents of the southern climes start to blend in with the supporting elevated air. Pass Lake Poschiavo, through woodlands of chestnut trees and around the acclaimed round viaduct in Brusio. Approach the highest point of the Bernina Pass – with no cogwheels, the train rises towards the sublime elevated landscape; ice sheets, snow, and powerful pinnacles encompass d the 2253 meter pass crossing towards Engadine. In the Albula Valley, the Bernina Express breezes its way through 5 circles burrows from Preda to Bergün, at that point through the taking off statures of the Solis and Landwasser viaducts. Wind down through the conversion of the Rhine feeders and through the green Domleschg Valley, with its dazzling posts and palaces. After a stupendous excursion, land in St. Moritz.

    Meet the driver from your inn for a free train station move.


    Like a Speeding Bullet

    Meet the driver from your inn for a free train station move.

    Set against the emotional setting of the Swiss Alps, the Glacier Express train is a stupendous excursion from St. Moritz to Zermatt, significantly more than an ordinary train ride through the Swiss open country. The entrancing 8-hour (around) rail venture gets more than 291 extensions, goes through 91 passages, and ranges over the hypnotizing Oberalp pass (6,670 feet). Experience the Swiss Alps in the entirety of their stunning superbness from the solace of your seat in the display vehicle as pristine mountain timberlands, lavish Alpine fields, surging mountain streams, and mountain valleys with their rich customs extending back many years unfurl before you. Wind through the valley cut out by the Rhine and the Rhone waterways and past the Rhone Glacier in the midst of the taking off Swiss pinnacles. The present train venture incorporates 3-course lunch (drinks extra, payable on the train) and your seat reservation.

    Appreciate a private twenty-minute beautiful trip over Matterhorn today.

  10. Day 10 ZERMATT

    Inhale the Mountain Air

    For all intents and purposes, each district has its ”must” – and in the Alps, it is the Gornergrat. Meet your private guide at your inn in Zermatt and advance by walking to the cogwheel train station. Unwind on the ride driving over emotional scaffolds, through displays, burrows, across woodlands of larch and Swiss stone pine, and past rough gorges and mountain lakes. Experience the amazing scene of 29 of Switzerland’s 34 mountains more than 12,000 feet in stature, all inside a little range of 9 miles, seen from a height of 10,000 feet above ocean level. When you arrive at the Gornergrat culmination station, you will have tremendous perspectives on Matterhorn, Weisshorn, Monte Rosa Massif, and its most noteworthy pinnacle Dufourspitze. Here you will likewise discover a lot of room to stroll around and appreciate the scenery and time to enjoy a fresh lunch at Europe’s most noteworthy elevation lodging and café, where reservations are incorporated however the feast will be paid for locally. By the day’s end, board the cogwheel train back to Zermatt with your guide.


    It’s All Ancient History

    Appreciate going via train without exploring the framework with the weight of weighty gear. Your things will be moved from your Zermatt inn to your next lodging with same-day conveyance on account of the Swiss Traveling Bellboy Service. Just utilize your baggage tag and have your packs prepared at the front work area first thing earlier today. The assistance incorporates a redid gear tag and private stuff move.

    Your lodging will give a free vehicle move between the train station and the inn.

    Board a train from Zermatt to Montreux with a difference in trains in Visp. The rough travel time is 2 hours and 45 minutes.

    Meet your guide for a train station moves with a private vehicle.

    Meet your guide for a half-day city visit with a visit through Chillon Castle. After an all-encompassing visit inside Montreux visit the most striking of the Swiss palaces: Chateau de Chillon. It was raised in the thirteenth century on Roman establishments and was the home of the County of Savoy all through the Middle Ages. Initially, a fort, the Castle of Chillon (same as Byron’s renowned Prisoner of Chillon) went through various changes while adjusting to the advances in guarded and hostile weapons through the ages. Different changes were made to oblige the pageantry and service of palace life. The prison is a significant fascination. Incorporates neighborhood management, vehicle, an extra charge to the palace, and sound guide.

  12. Day 12 MONTREUX

    City Streets and Tasty Treats

    Two of Switzerland’s most popular culinary items are cheddar and chocolate. Test the absolute most delectable instances of these treats today by riding the ”Chocolate Train” of the Golden Pass Services on an excursion from Montreux to Gruyères, visiting the Nestlé-Cailler chocolate plant situated in Broc. Appreciate the grand excursion on the nostalgic ”Beauty Époque” carriage or in the all-encompassing vehicle, getting a charge out of espresso and croissant en route. Visit the ”Gruyères” cheddar production line, where your included sound guide will lead you through the recorded cheddar making interaction and test a portion of the well-known cheddar from the locale. Appreciate some relaxation time to investigate the town and its palace, and stop in a neighborhood eatery for lunch (excluded).

    Then, proceed to Broc to visit the chocolate processing plant. Start with a short film about the chocolate-production measure, at that point appreciate a short visit through the manufacturing plant’s offices. End your visit to the Nestlé-Cailler chocolate manufacturing plant by inspecting a portion of their tasty chocolates. There is the chance to buy some chocolate toward the finish of the visit. Get comfortable for a grand train ride back to Montreux through the staggering Swiss open country.


    Cross a thing off the Bucket List

    Meet with your private driver for exchange from Montreux to Geneva. The surmised move time is 60 minutes.

    Gain knowledge into Geneva on a private strolling direction visit through the city with your English-talking guide.  The domain of the ”Republic and Canton of Geneva” covers just 110 square miles, yet on account of its focal area, it is and has consistently been a junction of Europe, an incredible global focus home to the United Nations Office, the International Red Cross, the International Labor Office, and a whole lot more. Among Geneva’s principal attractions is its wonderful Old Town, ideal for a walk or unwind in a walkway Café and absorb the past, entranced by the appeal of its limited, winding, notable French roads. Workmanship sweethearts can simply wander at recreation through its scores of dazzling craftsmanship exhibitions and antique trackers will be overpowered by the true fortunes of its shops. Geneva, pleased with its radiant past, love the relics of its antiquated legacy and offers up the opportunity of taking an energizing promenade through 2000 years of history. As this is a direction visit, extra charges are excluded and any destinations of interest should be paid for locally.

  14. Day 14 GENEVA

    Bon Voyage

    Move from the air terminal to your inn in a private vehicle with a driver.