Discover St. Moritz – the world-famous resort, admire the beauty of the valley, the steam, the waterfalls, the flowers and the birds from a horse-drawn carriage in Pontresina, enjoy The world-famous, historical city of Lucernelocated right on Lake Lucerne, surrounded by grand mountains like Mount Titlis at 3000 meters high and much more in this active Summer Adventure in Switzerland.
Arrival in Switzerland!
Arrival in Basel
First class train from Basel to St. Moritz by Swiss travel pass
Private transfer from St. Moritz train station to hotel
Total train ride approx. 4 ½ hrs
Change of trains in Chur
St. Moritz – the world-famous resort – is located at an altitude of 1,856 m on the southern flank of the Swiss Alps, amidst the lake landscape of the Engadine, the roof of Europe. Piz Bernina, the Eastern Alps' only peak above 4,000 m / 13,120 ft presides over the Engadine.
Excursion to Roseg valley
Today's tour offers you an exciting experience: a date with nature at her best! After a short transfer to Pontresina, another fine holiday resort, you will mount a horse buggy that takes you to the "end of the world". During the leisurely ride you can admire the beauty of the valley, the steam, the waterfalls, the flowers and the birds. After one hour you reach the mountain inn "Roseg-Inn" where you can taste some of the fine Grisons specialties and also their wine (to be paid directly). Afterwards surely you wish to go to the very end of the glacier Roseg before returning home in the early afternoon.
Travel from St. Moritz to Andermatt
Take the famous Swiss mountain trains „Glacier Express «from St. Moritz to Andermatt from the Biz Bernina to the St. Gotthard. A journey lasting 4 1/2 hours over numerous bridges, and through many tunnels, crossing the 2033 m high impressive Oberalp Pass. A panorama trip through the alpine heartland of Switzerland. Glacier-Express – the most memorable way of travelling to and from numerous noteworthy holiday spots – from the rugged Grisons to central Switzerland with the town and Lake of Lucerne, A comfortable train takes you through untouched nature, through fragrant and unspoilt mountain forests, tranquil alpine pastures, foaming mountain torrents, through mountain valleys steeped in century-old tradition and culture.
Travel from Andermatt to Zermatt
This legendary resort is presided over by the mighty Matterhorn, the world's most famous rock. The Matterhorn is a natural pyramid glittering in the sun and is the European Alps' most photographed mountain. Zermatt, a car-free village, has been able to retain the character of a traditional, idyllic Alpine village. Even the architecture has largely remained unchanged. Zermatt is a car-free resort and visitors can breathe deeply in the bracing air of this high altitude village, located between 1,620 m / 5,314 ft. and 3,820 m / 12,530 ft. All modern facilities, as expected of a Best of the Alps resort, are available and excellent hotels and gourmet restaurants meet the expectations of even the most discerning guests. Nine mountain railways and ski lifts make the area around Zermatt the biggest summer ski area in the Alps. All of the highest Alpine peaks can be seen from this Swiss town.
Excursion to Klein Matterhorn Glacier Paradise
Experience the peak of sporting adventures in the Matterhorn glacier paradise: At an airy 3883 meters of altitude, you will find Europe’s highest aerial cableway and summit station. If you want to go higher still, the summit lift will bring you to the viewing platform with a 360º panoramic view that includes 38 peaks towering over four thousand metres and 14 glaciers in the French, Italian and Swiss Alps. See if you can make out Mont Blanc – Europe’s highest mountain – and, further in the distance, the Jungfrau in all her radiant beauty. A visit to the world’s highest glacier Palace will make the excursion an experience you will never forget.
Travel from Zermatt to Lucerne
Lucerne is considered to be the "Switzerland in Switzerland". You will find everything here: the lake, the mountains, the city – a distinctive consonance of nature and work of man, which has been preserved and carefully developed for centuries. What do you want to see while in Lucerne? The Chapel Bridge with its gabled paintings of old battles and the adjacent quaint quarters with little streets ranging and changing from silence to abundant liveliness? The curiosities of the museums, the treasures of the many churches? Take a leisurely walk through a maze of small streets, bridges, promenades and plazas dominated by countless historical towers, fountains and frescoed buildings.
Excursion to Mount Pilatus with Picnic on top
After a leisurely cruise on crystal-clear Lake Lucerne to Alpnachstad ascend by the steepest rack railway in the world to Pilatus Kulm, 7000ft high. On top you have time to walk up to the vista point and to admire the breath taking panorama over the Swiss Alps and Lucerne. Enjoy a traditional Swiss picnic with tasty Swiss cheese and sausage. Then descend by aerial cable car to Fraenkmuentegg, change to smaller cable cars and sweep over pine forests and mountain meadows to the village of Kriens. Return to Lucerne by private car.
Private group transfer from Lucerne to Zurich airport