GRAND TOUR OF SWITZERLAND

Deluxe ‐ Alpine Mountain Passes – Self Drive

6 DAYS / 5 NIGHTS

 

DISCOVER THE BEST OF SWITZERLAND ON YOUR OWN

Explore the cultural differences within the country and its 4 languages, all the while taking in some spectacular countryside and staying in beautiful Swiss towns. It’s a great opportunity to visit the very best of Switzerland.

 

Accommodation in 4*or 5*hotels , all the breakfasts and a car rental for the duration

Arosa, St Moritz and Zermatt and a mountain excursion pass for the Gornergrat !

 

INCLUSIONS

• 5 night accommodation with daily breakfast at the chosen category of hotel
4* hotels with BMW 3 Series Automatic or similar
Or
5* hotels with Mercedes Benz E Class Automatic or similar
• Premium Rental Car for 6 days with pick‐up and drop‐off at Zurich Airport (other locations possible)
• Parking at all hotels with the exception of Zermatt/Tasch
• Return train journey in 2nd class between Tasch and Zermatt
• Gornergrat Mountain Excursion
• Grand Tour of Switzerland Road Map
• Grand Tour of Switzerland Travel Guide
• Swiss Coupon Pass

 

Not included: International flights – lunch and dinner – optional excursions – City tax to be paid locally in Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, St Moritz, Lugano, Lucerne and St Gallen, optional train passes – anything not mentioned in the above “inclusions”

NOTES

  • All other activities mentioned on this tour that are not listed in the “Inclusions” section are only suggestions and are not included.

 

 

**Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease anytime. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment.

 

1

DAY 1 ARRIVAL IN SWITZERLAND ‐ ZURICH ‐ AROSA (150km)


Collect your rental car. Start driving from Zürich, Switzerland’s largest city on the banks of the lake with the same name. This route also takes in views of Lake Walensee and follows the route into the Grison, via Chur. Enjoy the fresh mountain air in the resort of Arosa at 1,775 m above sea level.
Accommodation: Arosa for 1 night
2

DAY 2 AROSA ‐ ST. MORITZ (250km


Breakfast at the hotel. Today, en route to the world‐renowned resort, famous for its luxurious hotels and its glamorous setting, takes you through alpine passes such as Albula and Julier. A stop for a stroll through the typical villages, such as Zuoz or Bever, is a must. (B)
Accommodation: St. Moritz. for 1 night
3

DAY 3 ST. MORITZ ‐ ANDERMATT (300km)


Breakfast at the hotel. This route takes you past the Viamala Gorge into the Mediterranean Ticino and on over the Lukmanier and Oberalp Passes into the source region of the Rhine, Reuss and Rhone at the Gotthard. (B)
Accommodation: Andermatt for 1 night
4-5

DAYS 4 AND 5 ANDERMATT ‐ ZERMATT (250km)


Breakfast at the hotel. Today you depart heading north to cross the famous St. Gotthard Pass and Furka Pass before moving down to Täsch, and dropping off your car as you continue to Zermatt. Your drive takes you through awe‐inspiring valleys and towering mountain peaks on a gently winding route over the Furka Pass, with wonderful views over the Rhone Glacier as you descend. Via Brig you reach Täsch, where you will drop off your car during your stay in the car free village of Zermatt. A quick train journey takes you up to world‐renowned resort, dominated by one of the most famous peaks in the Alps, the Matterhorn. Gornergrat Mountain (excursion included which can be taken on day 5). (B)
Accommodation: Zermatt for 2 nights
6

DAY 6 ZERMATT ‐ DEPARTURE


Breakfast at the hotel. Start your individual return journey to the airport or extend your stay. (B)
Aerial view of Zurich, Switzerland. Taken from a church tower overlooking the Limmat River. Beautiful blue sky with dramatic cloudscape over the city. Visible are many traditional Swiss houses, bridges and churches.