Tesla Rally - Swiss plateau 9 days
guided tour
self-driving

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Premium - 13 days (deluxe hotels)   Swiss Plateau - 9 days (superior hotels)   Alpine - 9 days (superior hotels)

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

If you like to explore Switzerland without traveling up to a high altitude, this is your choice! It might be important, if you are medically not fit enough, to crest higher up than 2000 meters / 6561 feet of altitude! The two superior class hotels you will be staying at, are perfectly situated to guarantee 7 days of interesting routings with outstanding excursions and exquisite hands-on experiences. The restaurants for the meals are selected by Barbara and Marc, our owners. Together they add up over 60 years of experience in the tourist industry. You will drive an outstanding luxury car for seven (7) days through some of the most beautiful scenery and on winding country roads in the Pre-Alps (not above 2000 meter / 6561 feet) and the Swiss Plateau.
  • 2 "Hands-On Experience" will introduce you to some of Swiss culture!
  • 2 UNESCO World Culture Heritage
  • 1 UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

will be visited on this trip!

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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
2 a Rhine falls Breakfast + Lunch
  p Habsburg Castle Dinner cruise
3 a St. Gallen UNESCO C Breakfast + Lunch
  p Hands On Experience: Cheese Dinner
4 a Transfer via Lucerne UNESCO B Breakfast + Lunch
  p Kambly, famous Swiss candy Dinner
5 a Mount Niederhorn Breakfast + Lunch
  p Ballenberg open air Museum Folk Dinner Show
6 a BLS Frutigen  Breakfast + Lunch
  p Lotschberg car shuttle train Dinner
7 a Berne UNESCO C Breakfast + Lunch
  p Hands On Experience: Chocolate Dinner
8 a 3 pre-alpine passes drive Breakfast + Lunch
  p Glasi Hergiswil: Glass factory 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 6'610.00

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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 managemet, 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 6'610.00 a
single room (or double room, single use) 23 m² + full board 8'285.00 b
           
High season double room, double occupancy 28 m² + full board 6'770.00 a
single room (or double room, single use) 23 m² + full board 8'445.00 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 a
Upgrade from Tesla 3 to Tesla X     1'005.00 a
Additional insurance for young driver maximum 1 per car 175.00  
           

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Program dates / booking codes
Year Start End Trip Code        
2019 Sat June 8th Sun June 16th 3/19 Sold out        
  Sat October 5th Sun October 13th 4/19 SP - 19 - 4        
2020 Sat April 4th Sun April 12th 1/20 SP - 20 - 1        
  Sat April 18th Sun April 26th 2/20 SP - 20 - 2        
  Sat June 13th Sun June 21st 3/20 SP - 20 - 3        
  Sat October 3rd Sun October 11th 4/20 SP - 20 - 4        

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  low
season
    high
season
    opoen 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
  - Health care for visitors (mandatory for thr Schengen Vias)
     

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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

 • St. Gallen

 • Berne

UNESCO Biosphere Reserve

 • Entlebuch

 

Mountains

Passes
 

 • Hoher Kasten

 • Niederhorn

 

 • Schallenberg

 • Brunig

 • Glaubenbielen

 • Glaubenberg
Hands On Experiance   Cities  

 • Self made Swiss cheese

 • Self made Swiss chocolate

 

 • Zurich

 • St. Gallen

 • Lucerne

 • Interlaken

 • Berne

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Extras / Specials

Dinner cruise

Folk Dinner

2 x Cable Car

Car Train Shuttle Service

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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 ever 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 services!

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Meals:  

Included 8 x full board incl:

 • Welcom Dinner

 • Dinner cruise on Lake Zurich
 • Speical 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)

Rhine Falls / Habsburg Castle

Visit the Rhine Falls, the largest waterfall in Europe. Lunch and a private guided tour of the castle are expecting the group at the Habsburg Castle, the ancestral seat of the family who had been regent for the longest (over 600 years) in Europe.

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Day 3)

St.Gall / Appenzell

The first UNESCO World Heritage on this trip is on the shedule today. The abbey and the library of St. Gall. Enjoy 360 deg of scenery, while eating lunch. The revolving floor in the restaurant does make this possibel. After lunch, you are going to become a Swiss cheese specialist. This unique hands on experiance will keep you busy all afternoon.

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Day 4)

Transfer to Thun - Bernies Oberland 

On our transfer to the Bernies Oberland, a private guided city sightsseing tour will make you acquainted with Lucerne, the world famous tourist spot. Dessert after lunch will be served at Kambly, one of the largest Swiss candy factories.

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Day 5)

Ballenberg open air museum 

After a very sceenig drive to Beatenberg, a unique airel cable car crest with you up to the Niederhorn. The Ballenberg open Air Museum is one of the best places to get an overview picture of the different, old culture of Switzerland. The Folk Dinner Show will compleet this day perfectly.

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Day 6)

Lotschberg tunnel 

The Löschtberg base tunnel is one of the longest and most modern tunnels in the alps. A special guided tour will open the secrets of the whole technology, also underground in the 37 km long system. The Car Train Shuttle Service is some thing, you can only find in Switzerland.

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Day 7)

Berne 

The second UNESCO World Heritage, the Old Town of Berne is on our itinerary this morning. After Lunch, you have to fulfill again some work - your 2nd hands on experience - producing Swiss chocolate - is the task today.

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Day 8)

Transfer to Zurich

After cruising 3 pre alpine mountain passes - the "Glasi" - the only factory in Switzerland, where glassblowers produce their art - on Hergiswil is the perfect place to get some special souvenirs.

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Day 9)

Fly home 

Transfer to the Airport in time for your flights home.

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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 the Volkskundemuseum in Stein (AR)
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

 • Habsburg

 • Library Abbey St. Gall

 • Volkskunde Museum Stein
 • Zytglogge Tower

 • Maison Cailler
 • Ballenberg Open Air Museum

 • Glasi Hergiswil

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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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