Tour the dramatic high peaks and passes of Switzerland on some of the country’s most scenic rail routes. Start in Lucerne, in the shadow of Mount Rigi and Mount Pilatus before travelling on the spectacular GoldenPass railway to Interlaken, situated at the base of the imposing Jungfrau, Mönch and Eiger peaks. From here you can travel by rail up to the spectacular heights of the Jungfraujoch, a saddle between these mountain peaks. This is Europe's highest railway and a spectacular feat of Swiss engineering.
Morning flight to Zürich. Transfer to Lucerne by rail. Afternoon at leisure. Stay at the Hotel Wilden Mann for 2 nights. (N)
Full-day excursion up to Mount Pilatus for wonderful panoramic views. Start with a lake cruise to Alpnachstad, followed by a ride on the world’s steepest cogwheel railway up Mount Pilatus. Return by gondola and bus via Kriens. (B)
The GoldenPass is one of the most scenic rail journeys in Switzerland. From Lucerne, the train passes picturesque villages and lakes before climbing over the Brünig Pass and down to Interlaken Ost. Stay for 2 nights at the Hotel Metropole. (B)
Full-day excursion to the celebrated Jungfraujoch, the saddle between the Jungfrau and Mönch peaks. Known as the Top of Europe, the Jungfraujoch has Europe’s highest railway station. Travel along this spectacular railway, an engineering masterpiece. (B)
Train to Zürich airport and fly home. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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TLI2018: 4 Nights