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Magical Winter Moments

Magical Winter Moments

6 nights from
AU$2,028 Per person twin share
 
  • Package Type
    Self-Guided
  • STC Main Accommodation
    Accommodation in Switzerland
  • Travel From
    01 Dec 2019
  • Travel Until
    28 Mar 2020
6 nights from
AU$2,028 Per person twin share
 
  • Package Type
    Self-Guided
  • STC Main Accommodation
    Accommodation in Switzerland
  • Travel From
    01 Dec 2019
  • Travel Until
    28 Mar 2020
Description 
  • Package Highlights
    AccommodationAccommodation 6-night accommodationActivityActivity Tastings of the traditional Swiss cheese fondue InclusionInclusion 1-hour night sledging and a horse-drawn sleigh ride on Mt. RigiInclusionInclusion Rail tickets in 2nd or 1st class as per itinerary (Swiss Card included - half fare discount)MealMeal Daily breakfastTourTour Mountain excursions to Jungfraujoch, Mt Titlis & Mt Rigi

Summary

Pleasure your senses with stunning views of snow-covered mountains & glaciers and satisfy your cravings for the world-famous Swiss cheese fondue with this 7-day escapade to the lakeside towns of Lucerne and Interlaken. Reach the top of Europe through an excursion to the Jungfraujoch and then continue on to Interlaken for a 1-hour sledging run passing alpine meadows and frozen waterfalls. Enjoy a relaxed rail journey over the Brünig Pass to the beautiful capital of Lucerne. Next stop is the mountain resort of Engelberg, where you will take 3 sets of gondolas to the summit of Mount Titlis. Tick off from your bucket list some heart-stirring winter activities, such as a horse-drawn sleigh experience, riding the chairlift Ice Flyer, and surviving the Titlis Cliff Walk, Europe’s highest suspension bridge. To complete your magical winter moments in Switzerland, enjoy tastings of the traditional Swiss cheese fondue in local restaurants and at the Chäserenholz cheese farm.

Departure dates: 01 Dec 2019 – 28 Mar 2020

Highlights

  • 6-night accommodation with daily breakfast
  • Mountain excursions
  • 1-hour night sledging and horse-drawn sleigh ride on Mt. Rigi
  • Swiss cheese fondue dinner

Inclusions

  • 6-night accommodation in selected hotel category, standard rooms
  • Rail transfers in 2nd or 1st class as per itinerary
  • Daily breakfast
  • Mountain excursions to Jungfraujoch, Mt. Titlis, and Mt. Rigi
  • Night sledging
  • Horse-drawn sleigh ride and cheese fondue or snow shoe hire & cheese fondue at Chäserenholz
  • All tickets as per itinerary
  • Local taxes
  • Detailed itinerary and travel documentation

Exclusions

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

Itinerary

Day 1, Arrival in Switzerland – Interlaken
From Zürich airport via Bern to Interlaken. Afternoon at leisure.

Overnight at your hotel in Interlaken.

Day 2, Excursion to Jungfraujoch
Breakfast at your hotel.

Day excursion to the Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. Impressive views of snow-capped peaks and the magnificent Aletsch Glacier.

Overnight at your hotel in Interlaken.

Day 3, Night Sledging & Fondue
Breakfast at your hotel.

Day at leisure. Enjoy some of the beautiful winter walks around or join the free walking tour of Interlaken (Mon, Wed or Sat). In the early evening, pick-up from your hotel by minibus. Travel from Interlaken high into the Swiss Alps, take in the starlit winter panorama before riding down the 1-hour sledge run. Along the way, the trail winds through woods, crosses alpine meadows and passes majestic frozen waterfalls. The sledge run finishes at a small local restaurant for a traditional Swiss cheese fondue dinner.

Overnight at your hotel in Interlaken.

Day 4, Lucerne
Breakfast at your hotel.

Travel by train over the Brünig Pass, past Meiringen, famous for its Meringue and the demise of Sherlock Holmes, towards picturesque Lucerne. Afternoon at leisure.

Overnight at your hotel in Lucerne.

Day 5, Fun on Mount Titlis Glacier
Breakfast at your hotel.

Snow and ice await you at the top of Mt. Titlis. Travel by train to the mountain resort of Engelberg. Take a leisurely stroll through the resort before taking the 3 sets of gondolas to the 3,020m high peak of Mount Titlis. Take the ice-flyer over the glacier’s crevasses, have some fun with the snow toys in the Glacier Park and walk the Titlis Cliff walk – Europe’s highest suspension bridge.

Overnight at your hotel in Lucerne.

Day 6, Horse Drawn Sleigh Ride On Mount Rigi
Breakfast at your hotel.

Journey by boat from Lucerne to Vitznau and by cogwheel train to Rigi Kaltbad. From here, take a horse-drawn carriage or sleigh to Rigi First for a hearty Cheese Fondue at restaurant Bärenstube. On days when the horse-drawn carriage is not operating, travel to Rigi Kulm, collect your snow shoes and walk towards the Cheese Farm Chäserenholz for a Cheese Fondue before walking down to Rigi Staffel for your return journey to Lucerne.

Overnight at your hotel in Lucerne.

Day 7, Departure
Breakfast at your hotel.

Depart Lucerne. Return transfer to the airport or continue your holiday in Switzerland.

Accommodation

Standard Package (3-star)
Interlaken: Hotel Beausite or similar
Lucerne: Hotel Des Alpes or similar

Superior Package (4-star)
Interlaken: Hotel Krebs or similar
Lucerne: Hotel Wilden Mann or similar

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

  • Extension nights or room upgrades available on request
  • 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).
  • Rail travel may be upgraded to 1st class. Contact us for more details.

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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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