Tesla Rally - Alpine 9 days
guided tour
self-driving

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Program 9 days: 1st day arrival - 7 days in Switzerland - last day, 9th, departure

Explore the Swiss Alps - drive / crest up with your Tesla, a Premium Electric Sedan as high as 2'490 meter / 8'136 feet of altitude (Nufenenpass)? This requires good health!

Four superior hotels are optimally situated along your route. The locations for the excursions, Hands-On Experiences, museums and meals are hand picked by Barbara and Marc, our owners. Together they add up over 60 years of experience in the tourist industry.

You will drive the outstanding luxury car for seven (7) days over some of the most challenging Alpine passes and on winding country roads.
  • 2 "Hands-On Experience" will introduce you to some of  Swiss culture!
  • 3 UNESCO Culture Heritage will be visited on this trip!
  • 2 Pre-Alpine- and 8 Alpine-passes are on your route!

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Itinerary - superior hotels
Meals included
Pre Please contact our head office, if you like to arrive early
(to get over the jetleg)
Start of main program: 11:00 am at Zurich AirPort or 11:30 at the Hotel
1 a Transfer from ZRH A/P to Hotel   
  p 11:30am - check in for Tesla rental cars
14:00 start city sightseeing

Welcome Dinner Cruise
2 a Hands-On Experiance: Cheese Breakfast + Lunch
  p City sightseeing Berne UNESCO C Dinner
3 a Hands-On Experiance: Chocolate Breakfast + Lunch
  p Gruyere, guided tour Folk Dinner Show
4 a Lotschberg car train shuttle service Breakfast + Lunch
  p Nufenenpass, the highest altitude on this trip! Dinner
5 I 3 high alpine road passes drive Breakfast + Lunch
  II or excursion to Cardada (if you like to rest) Dinner
6 a Transfer to Davos UNESCO C Breakfast + Lunch
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Discover the "Zuger-gorge"
Dinner
7 a Albula Railways UNESCO C Breakfast + Lunch
  p Railways museum Bergun Dinner
8 a Pradaschier, toboggan run Breakfast + Lunch
  p Transfer to Zurich Farewell Dinner
9   Transfer to ZRH A/P in time for departure     Breakfast
END of main program: 06:00 am at the Hotel or Zurich AirPort
Aft Please contact our head office, if you like to add additional days in Switzerland 
               

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Costs
per person, in CHF
from 6'940.00

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Our rates are based on current costs. We reserve the right to change the price on published offers due to change of currencies exchange rates or other reasons without prior notice.

Costs incl. fluent english speaking tour management, 2 x superior hotels, 8 x full board, all needed transfers and described excursions, Tesla rental car and cost of energy, entry fees to museums, documentation, meet and assist at ZRH A/P up on arrival, city tax and VAT.

Low

season

double room, double occupancy 28 m² + full board 6'940.00 a
single room (or double room, single use) 23 m² + full board 8'600.00 b
           
High season double room, double occupancy 28 m² + full board 7'110.00 a
single room (or double room, single use) 23 m² + full board 8'770.00 b
a = 2 pax to 1 Tesla rental car / b = 1 pax to 1 Tesla rental car
Upgrade from Tesla 3 to Tesla S     525.00
Upgrade from Tesla 3 to Tesla X     1'005.00
Additional insurance for young driver maximum 1 per car 175.00  
           

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Program dates / booking codes
Year Start End Trip Code        
2020 Sat July 25th Sun Aug 2nd 1/20 A - 20 - 1        
  Sat Sept 5th Sun Sept 13th 2/20 A - 20 - 2        
  Sat Sept 19th Sun Sept 27th 3/20 A - 20 - 3        
                 

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  low
season
    high
season
    open for bookings     guaranteed departure     allmost fully booked,
but still bookable
    sold
out
   

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Insurance
Basic Protection
  It limits your financial liability in case of damage of the vehicle caused by collision, theft or attempted theft.
  - Third Party Liability insurance (TPL)
  - Collision damage protection (CDW)
Extra Protection by Travelwell
  - Premium Travel insurance for holiday trips including CDW deductible 0.00
  - Health care for visitors (mandatory for the Schengen Visa)
     

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Minimum / Maximum size of group
Minimum size of group is 4 cars / 8 passengers
Maximum size of group is 12 cars / 24 passenger (driving in groups of max. 8 cars)

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Highlights   to be visited
UNESCO Culture Heritage   Mountains Passes
 • Berne
 • Albula Line
 • Castle Bellinzona
   • Niesen
 • Cardada
 • Pradaschier
 • Jaun
 • Nufenen
 • Lukmanier
 • Oberalp
 • Gotthard
 • San Bernardino
 • Julier
 • Fluela
Hands-On Experiance   Cities
 • Self made Swiss cheese
 • Self made Swiss chocolate
   • Zurich
 • Berne (UNESCO)
         

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Extras / Specials

Dinner cruise

Folk Dinner

Car Train Shuttle Service

1x Cable Car

1x Chaire lift

1x Aerial cable car

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Trans­port

You will be driving yourself a TESLA car on 7 of the 9 days.

Transfer from A/P to Hotel vv by public transport (20 min ride - departure every 15 min.)

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Baggage transfer from hotel to hotel
Your bags will be transferd from room to room by the Travelwell hospitality service!

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Meals:  

Included 8 x full board incl:

 • Welcom Dinner cruise on Lake Zurich
 • Special Folk Dinner
 • Farewell Dinner

 

If you have to take allergens into consideration when choosing food or if you want to observe religious or other regulations, it is important that you inform us together with your booking!

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Name change:
Name change of pax is possible till 48 hrs before start of trip (costs: CHF 100.00)

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All our tours are conducted

by Travelwell, est. 1974


Daily schedule

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Day 1)
Arrival day / Zurich area

After flight arrival at the airport ZRH, you will transfer to the hotel. Beginning at 11:30, our tour management team will start to introduce you to your Tesla rental car.

At 14:00 pm, we will start a privat guided city sightseeing tour of Zurich.

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Day 2)
Transfer to Thun - Bernies Oberland

Transfer to the Bernies Oberland.
On the way, your first "Hands-On Experience" is awaiting you in Affoltern im Emmental - you will be producing Swiss Cheese.

After Lunch a privat guided tour in the UNESCO Culture Heritage old town of Berne with a special visit to the "Zytgloggen-Tower" is on our schedule.

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Day 3)
Broc & Gruyere

Allready the 2nd "Hands-On Experience" is on your itinerary today. Swiss chocolate. In the afternoon, we will explore the old town of Gruyere and attend a privat guided visit to the Gruyere Castle.

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Day 4)
Transfer to Ascona

Breathtaking lookouts expect us on the top of mount Niesen. On the transfer to the south of Switzerland / the italian part, we will reach the highest point on altitude on this trip - the Nufenenpass.

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Day 5)
Lukmanier - Oberalppass - Gotthardpass

Lukmanier-, Oberalp- and Gotthardpass are to be driven today. If you like to take it a bit easyer, an excursion to the lookout point Cardada is the alternative for you.

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Day 6)
Transfer to Pontresina (St.Moritz)

Crossing back to the north of the alps, we will drive over the San Bernardino pass. After all this driving, an easy hike in the "Zuger-Gorge" will offer you impressive looks of a high alpine land.

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Day 7)

Albula Line

The last UNESCO World Culture Heritage on this trip is on today. The Albula Railways line - with 3 different aspects:

 

The helical tunnel system (we ride the train for this)

  The construction place of the new Albula Tunnel  
 

The Museum of the RhB Albula, Bernina Line

 

 

 

 

 

 


Day 8)
Transfer to Zurich

On the way back to Zurich, we have a last opportunity to enjoy marvelous lookouts into the alpine surroundings. The Pradaschier outdoor adventure park offers different possibilities to have fun.

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Day 9)
Fly Home

Transfer to the Airport in time for your flights home.

Extra days / Pre- or after-program

Please contact our head office, if you like to arrive earlyer (to get over the jetleg) or stay longer. We will be happy to coordinate any arrangements if you like to extend your stay in Switzerland / Europe.

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Not included:

• trip from home to Zurich, Switzerland - v.v.
• all personal expenses

• other insurance then described in this program

• cost of visa (Schengen area)

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Hands-on:  
Produce some Swiss Cheese - at Affoltern i. Emmental
Model and decorate some Swiss chocolate bars yourself - at Maison Cailler (FR)

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Museums:
All entry fees for museums as describend in the program are included
• Dairy museum Affoltern
• Zytglogge Tower
• Maison Cailler

 • Maison Gruyere
 • Gruyere Castle

 • RhB Museum Bergun (UNESCO)

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Driving licence

Drivers must hold a driving licence, valid in Switzerland and

 • must be at least 30 years old

 • must have been holder of a driving permit for at least 10 years
Second driver may be younger

 • at least 25

 • must have been holder of a driving permit for at least 5 years

For young drivers, extra insurance of
CHF 25.00 per day will apply (CHF 175.00 for trip)!

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Deposit - non refundable:
non refundable: CHF 1'500.00 / per pax

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Rest payment:

If payed with credit card - due 45 days before start of trip!

If payed with wire transfer - due 30 days before start of trip!

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