Swiss Mountains

Quality not quantity

mostly off the beaten tourist paths


Self guided tour 10  days, 9 nights, Hotels 3* or 4* -  all inclusive!
We are happy to offer groups of 10 or more participants a reduced price.
The mountain range of the Alps and the Pre-Alps cover a good 60% of the area of Switzerland!

  • 7 Mountains
    • Niederhorn (1'963 m / 6'440 ft altitude)
    • Rochers de Naye (2'042  m / 6'699 ft altitude)
    • Schilthorn (2'970  m / 9'744 ft altitude)
    • Gornergrat (3'135  m / 10'285 ft altitude)
    • Brunig (1’008 m / 3'307 ft altitude)
    • Rigi (1’798 m / 5'898 ft altitude)
    • Gotthard (2'107  m / 6'912 ft altitude)
  • 1 Hands On experience
    • Chocolate (pour / decorate)
  • 1 guided city tour
    • Zurich (old town)


All tours offered by the Switzerland Travel Shop are conducted by Travelwell, our Destination Management Company, founded in 1974.


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2 pax/double - - 5'180.00 5'180.00 5'180.00 5'180.00 5'180.00 5'180.00 5'180.00 5'180.00 - - Standard room/CHF
1 pax/single - - 2'890.00 2'890.00 2'890.00 2'890.00 2'890.00 2'890.00 2'890.00 2'890.00 - -
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Extra nights for early arrivel / late departure at the same hotel incl. 24 hrs public transport: CHF xxx.xx / B&B double roome / double occupancy

If you are more than 9 participants in a group, please contact our head office. (For pricing)


Start / End in Zurich
ZRH Airport or

Central Railways Station



Zurich, Airport

Niederhorn, Triple gondola

Rochers de Naye, cogwheel railroad


Extra nights: For early arrival - before start of trip - you may book additional overnights at the same hotel - including public transport in the Zurich area - through Travelwell

1) Welcome to Switzerland Overnight: Gwatt, Thun (I)  
Arrival in Zurich, Transfer by train to Gwatt
2) Niederhorn  Overnight: Gwatt,Thun (I)  
Start with a trip across the Lake Thun - crest the Niederhorn, the first section with a surface cable car, the rest with an aerial cable car.
3) Rochers de Naye
Overnight: Gwatt,Thun (I)  

Your travel to Montreux with the famous Golden Pass Express through fabulous scenery. Cresting up to the Rochers-de-Naye with a cog wheel train. Relish the marvelous lookout over the Lake Geneva into the Swiss and French Alps. On your way back, stop at Montreux, Lausanne or Berne, as you prefer.

Schilthorn

Zermatt, Gornergrat

Ballenberg, open air museum


4) Schilthorn, Interlaken

Overnight: Gwatt,Thun (I)

 
James Bond 007, was here before you. He was present at the inauguration of the first revolving restaurant. On your way back, enjoy the city of Interlaken. A unique Hands On Experience is awaiting you in the funky chocolate club. For dinner, we suggest you the extraordinary Swiss Folk Dinner Show, at the restaurant "Spycher".

5) Zermatt, Gornergrat

Overnight: Gwatt,Thun (I)

 

Today, you will visit the famous Zermatt and crest the Gornergrat, where you will enjoy the phenomenal scenery and views towards the Matterhorn. You may stay on the Gornergrat or in Zermatt as long as you wish.

To Zermatt, you will be travelling the old "Lötschberg-Route", using the summit tunnel with the marvelous landscape. Back to your Hotel, your journey will take you through the new, modern Lotschberg-Base Tunnel.

6) Ballenberg, Brunig

Overnight: Zurich (II)

 
Before crossing the Brunigpass into the central part of Switzerland, the openair museum Ballenberg is the place to explore the different cultures of Switzerland. A must! On the way to Zurich you will have to change the trains in Lucerne, your first possibility to explore this world famous tourist place.

Rigi, Cogwheel steam railroad

Ascona

Zurich, Burkliplatz


7) Mount Rigi

Overnight: Zurich (II)

 
Crest the Rigi with the blue cog wheel train from Arth Goldau. After relishing the panoramic view, not only into the alps but also towards France and Germany, you descend with the red train to Vitznau, from where a vessel of the Lake Lucerne navigation will transfer you to Lucerne, your second possibility to explore this world famous tourist place.

8) Locarno, Ascona

Overnight: Zurich (II)

 

By the old, very beautiful route, through the Gotthard summit tunnel, we take the "Treno Gottardo" to the south of Switzerland, the Italian-speaking part. Locarno / Ascona are the 2 towns we visit. There are 2 possibilities. You may spend part of the day in Locarno or you continue to Ascona and enjoy the southern atmosphere on the shores of Lake Maggiore. Back to the north, the "German-Switzerland", we take the train through the longest railroad tunnel in the world - 57 km / 35.5 miles long - the Gotthard Base Tunnel.

9) Zurich

Overnight: Zurich (II)

 

Your last day is the day to be spent in Zurich.

am: Guided City tour of Zurich 2 hrs.
pm: pm: It's the ideal place to do all your shopping, to buy all the souvenirs you would like (at reasonable prices) to take home.

For your last evening, we suggest you to take the dinner cruise on the Lake of Zurich. The scenery and the lookouts towards the Alps are unforgettable.

10) Flight Home

End of tour — travel onward or home

 
Departure from Zurich

Extra nights: For late departure - after end of trip - you may book additional overnights at the same hotel - including public transport in the Zurich area - through Travelwell

Rochers de Naye

Restaurant Spycher, Interlaken

Thun, Castle - was built in the 12th century