Romantic Swiss Tour

Inclusions

    1. Transportation: Deluxe bus with air conditioning, reclining seats, toilet, stereo equipment and microphone. Experienced and careful drivers.
    2. Hotels: Selected hotels, mainly first class, typical of the area, ensuring every comfort and the best food. All rooms with private bath or shower. Porterage at hotels, service charges and taxes included.
    3. Meals: Buffet breakfast at the hotels and dinners only where indicated in the tour program. Our tour guide will be happy to give recommendations of local restaurants.
    4. Tour Director: Service of friendly, multi-lingual guides (English and Spanish).
    5. Extras: If Extras which are already mentioned in the itinerary, are already included in the tour price - such as the cable car to Mount Titlis, informative visit to a factory of delicious milk products in Gruy-res, Glacier Express Train, etc.
    6. Optionals: Optional side trips at an additional cost can be arranged at the time of booking.
    7. VAT:  Swiss VAT is included in the published rates.

Day 1: Zurich - Lucerne - Mt. Titlis - Interlaken

We leave Zurich at 8.30 a.m. A short drive takes us to the city of Lucerne where we visit the Lion Monument and walk over the 14th century wooden bridge, time at leisure for shopping and sightseeing. At noon we proceed to the mountain resort of Engelberg. A cable car ride to the summit of Mount Titlis brings you up into the high alpine region with its glaciers and eternal ice. Enjoy a magnificent ride in the world-s innovative revolving -ROTAIR- gondola. (Take a warm sweater along.) In the afternoon we cross Brunig Pass to the Bernese Oberland and reach the village Brienz, where we will see wood- carvers at work. We continue to the holiday resort of Interlaken at the foot of Jungfrau mountain. Dinner on your own. Overnight at first class hotel.

Day 2: Interlaken - Berne - Gruy-res - Geneva

We leave Interlaken in the morning and drive along beautiful Lake of Thun to the Swiss capital, Berne. The city is attractively set on a steepsided curve of the River Aare and backed by the majestic Alps. A city tour to the Old Town includes the Clock Tower, Kramgasse, and the 15th century Cathedral of St. Vincent. A drive south takes us to the scenic dairy farmlands, to Gruy-res. A beautiful hilltop town, preserved against time, which could be the magical setting for fairytales with its impressive, medieval castle. An informative visit to a factory of delicious milk product is a further highlight of our day. We con- tinue our drive to the Vaud Riviera and reach Geneva, the most cosmo-politan city of Switzerland. Arrival in Geneva at approx. 5.30 p.m.