On arrival in Switzerland at - either Zurich or Geneva airports, you transfer directly by train to Interlaken- a mecca for visitors with it’s spectacular scenery. Day at leisure to exploit Interlaken’s Hoheweg- an inviting 700-meter long boulevard with hotels, cosy cafes, fashion boutiques, watch and jewellery stores. As dawn draws near, admire the mountains by taking an evening trip on Lake Thun or Lake Brienz. Overnight stay in Interlaken.
This morning depart on an excursion from Interlaken up to Jungfraujoch- Top of Europe. This memorable train trip from Interlaken Ost takes you via Lauterbrunnen and Wengen to the Kleine Scheidegg, at the foot of the famous Eiger North Wall. Then ascent by the Jungfrau Railway to the magnificent mountain world of eternal ice and snow, Jungfraujoch-at 3454m, the highest railway station in Europe. Visit the Ice Palace and Sphinx Terraces offering breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier, the longe
Today you experience a rail trip by Brunig Express from Interlaken to the city of lights- Lucerne (panoramic coach seats in 1st class only). Day at leisure to explore this lovely city or visit the Swiss Transport Museum, the new IMAX Theatre or the Lion Monument. Overnight stay in Lucerne.
Another great experience awaits you today- board the lake Lucerne cruise from Lucerne to Alpnachstad, then up to Pilatus by the steepest cogwheel railway in the world (from June to end of September). During winter you take the bus from Lucerne to Kriens and further, a panoramic gondola from Kriens to Pilatus. Overnight stay in Lucerne.
This morning return to the airport or continue your stay in Switzerland in conjunction with one of extensions or on your own.