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Chocolate and Cheese Side

Chocolate and Cheese Side

7 nights from
AU$1,955 Per person twin share
 
  • Package Type
    Self-Drive
  • STC Main Accommodation
    Accommodation in Switzerland
  • Travel From
    01 Apr 2019
  • Travel Until
    31 Oct 2019
7 nights from
AU$1,955 Per person twin share
 
  • Package Type
    Self-Drive
  • STC Main Accommodation
    Accommodation in Switzerland
  • Travel From
    01 Apr 2019
  • Travel Until
    31 Oct 2019
Description 
  • Package Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 7-night accommodationInclusionInclusion 8-day car rental, type CDAR, with pickup/drop off at airportMealMeal Daily breakfastTourTour Mountain excursions to First Mountain and JungfraujochTourTour Full-day excursion to Jungfraujoch. Includes roundtrip rail journey Interlaken - Wengen & Grindelwald - Interlaken.TourTour Excursion to Maison Cailler and Gruyere or Emmentaler Show Dairy and Kambly Experience

Summary

This yummy 8-day package offers both kids and adults a wonderful time exploring the majestic Swiss mountains and uncovering the secrets of Switzerland’s world-famous chocolates and cheese. Your journey starts in Zurich and then to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in Bern. Continue to Interlaken and visit the Alpine wild animal park for sightings of mountain goats, marmots and other local wildlife. Take a cable car and glide up Harder Kulm for breathtaking views of the whole Jungfrau region, including Lake Brienz and Lake Thun. Venture to Jungfraujoch to admire the mountain giants Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau; and then for a heart-stirring experience, try the First Flyer zip line in Grindelwald. Visit Maison Cailler Chocolatier and Gruyère cheese dairy or the Emmentaler Show Dairy to sample sweet chocolates, different kinds of cheese, and other Swiss specialties like wine and watch how they are made to perfection.

2019 Departure dates: 1 April to 31 October

Highlights

  • 7-night accommodation in Zurich & Interlaken with daily breakfast
  • 8 days mid-range car rental
  • Mountain excursions to First Mountain and Jungfraujoch
  • Visits to Maison Cailler and Gruyère or Emmentaler Show Dairy and Kambly Experience

Inclusions

  • 8-day car rental category CDAR with pickup/drop off at airport
  • 7-night hotel accommodation in chosen category, standard rooms
  • Daily breakfast at hotel
  • Local taxes
  • Excursion to the Jungfraujoch (non-guided)
  • Excursion to First mountain incl. First Flyer (non-guided)
  • Excursion to Maison Cailler and Gruyere or Emmentaler Show Dairy and Kambly Experience (non-guided)
  • Detailed itinerary and travel documentation

Exclusions

  • Meals other than those specified in the itinerary or list of inclusions
  • Personal expenses
  • Parking

Itinerary

Day 1, Arrival in Switzerland – Explore Zurich
Arrival in Switzerland. Onward via rail to Zurich. Check in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight at your hotel in Zurich.

Day 2, Bern - Interlaken
Breakfast at the hotel.

Today, discover the old town of Bern, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Stroll through Bern’s old town and discover the city’s over 800 years of history.

Overnight at your hotel in Interlaken.

Day 3, Lake Thun and Lake Brienz
Breakfast at the hotel.

Situated between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, Interlaken offers an amazing diversity of sport and outdoor activities.

Overnight at your hotel in Interlaken.

Day 4, Interlaken and Jungfraujoch
Breakfast at the Hotel.

The Jungfraujoch offers unbelievable views of the mountain giants Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, and of the Aletsch glacier.

Overnight at your hotel in Interlaken.

Day 5, Interlaken and Chocolate and Cheese Factory
Breakfast at hotel.

Today, you have two options; either indulge your senses with a visit to the Maison Cailler Chocolatier and Gruyère cheese dairy or the Emmentaler Show dairy, where you will discover the traditional and modern production of this famous cheese, and at the Kambly Experience, the world famous biscuit brand.

Overnight at your hotel in Interlaken.

Day 6, Grindelwald
Breakfast at hotel.

Travel by car to Grindelwald and continue by cable car to First Mountain and experience the First Flyer!

Overnight at your hotel in Interlaken.

Day 7, Lucerne
Breakfast at hotel.

Continue to Lucerne, the gateway to central Switzerland with impressive mountain panoramas. Save some time for souvenir shopping.

Overnight at your hotel in Zurich

Day 8, Departure
Breakfast at hotel.

Drop-off the rental car at the airport and make your return journey home.

Accommodation

Standard Package (3-star)
Zurich: Hotel Montana or similar
Interlaken: City Oberland or similar

Superior Package (4-star)
Zurich: Hotel Marktgasse or similar
Interlaken: Hotel Metropole or similar

Deluxe Package (5-star) - On request

All prices are subject to availability. If the above hotels are not available, alternative accommodation will be offered. Supplements or reductions may apply. Prices for families are available on request.

Important Notes

  • Open jaw possible (ie. start in Zurich ending in Geneva or vice versa)
  • Extension nights available
  • Combinable with other arrangements (pre-/post extensions)
  • Accommodation may be upgraded from 3-star to 4-star upon request.
  • Extra night, child rate and triple room on request. Children under 6 years travel free when sharing room with their parents (no extra bedding).
  • Hotels do not include parking and must be paid locally.
  • Optional excursions can be booked locally, however, we recommend pre-booking in order to integrate the required information into the travel documentation and to ensure that rail timetables are coordinated.

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Opening Hours:
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Your Accommodation

3, 4 or 5-Star Accommodation in Switzerland

Switzerland Travel Connection offers you a wide-range of comfortable accommodation across the different cities and towns of Switzerland. From standard 3-star to luxury 5-star hotels, we've got your Swiss accommodation covered. We offer small to medium sized, sometimes family-run, often centrally located and close to train stations. They are chosen for their charm and style, Swiss hospitality and the relationship built with them over time. Choose from our handpicked accommodation Basel, Bern, Lucerne, Interlaken, Lugano, Montreux and Zurich.

 
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