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Best Of Switzerland - Trafalgar
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9 days

Best Of Switzerland

Start and end in Zurich
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US $2,309
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  • View the Matterhorn from a traditional alpine village
  • Enjoy lunch with a local Swiss family
  • Shop for Swiss watches and chocolate in St. Moritz
  • Stroll the banks of Lake Geneva in Montreux

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Start and end in Zurich! With the discovery tour Best Of Switzerland, you have a 9 day tour package taking you through Zurich, Switzerland and 8 other destinations in Europe. Best Of Switzerland includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Zurich
  2. Day 2: Zurich – Bern – Lake Geneva (Montreux)
  3. Day 3: Lake Geneva (Montreux) – Chillon – Zermatt (2 Nights)
  4. Day 4: Zermatt Free Day
  5. Day 5: Zermatt – Baveno Free Time
  6. Day 6: Baveno – St. Moritz
  7. Day 7: St. Moritz – Lucerne Orientation and Free Time (2 Nights)
  8. Day 8: Brienz and Interlaken Excursion
  9. Day 9: Lucerne – Depart Zurich
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What's Included

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  • Accommodation
  • Guide
  • Meals
  • Transport
  • Additional Services
  • Flights
  • Insurance
  • Optional
  • Additional Services

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  • DM
    · September 07, 2019
    Wasn’t sure I would like a bus tour but our tour guide did an excellent job of keeping everything running smoothly. I felt stopping in Bern to see the bears did not give us a very good over view of Bern. We could have skipped that stop. The included... Show more
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Thanks for sharing your feedback on the Best of Switzerland guided holiday. Here at Trafalgar, we create our dining experiences to reflect the rich and authentic flavours of each destination. Therefore, it disappoints us to learn that you felt the meals... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • EM
    · August 12, 2019
    Good people food travel and sights to see
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Thank you for sharing feedback about your time on the Best of Switzerland guided holiday with us here at Trafalgar. It’s always great to hear when our guests are returning home from our guided holidays with fond memories of the people they met and the... Show more
    Trip date: August 2019
  • Best Of Switzerland reviewer 3
    · July 20, 2019
    Switzerland was an amazing country but we thought we booked a tour. We were basically dropped at a destination and left to do our own thing. No guided tours of any of the places we visited just a few things mentioned in the bus then you were on your... Show more
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Thank you for taking the time to share such an in-depth review of your recent trip with Trafalgar; our guests’ feedback helps us to improve our experiences continually. To begin, we sincerely regret to learn that your overall experience was anything... Show more
    Trip date: June 2019
  • F
    · April 24, 2019
    Kassie was great. Very knowledgeable.,Patient, and very helpful.
    Trafalgar commented on this review
    Here at Trafalgar, our Travel Directors take great pride in making our guests’ holidays special. Their vast knowledge and passion for each destination, along with their attention to detail, makes all the difference when discovering new places. That is... Show more
    Trip date: April 2019
  • W
    · August 20, 2018
    Great tour, love it.
    Trip date: August 2018
  • FP
    · May 02, 2018
    I had a memorable , wonderful & delightful experience on the tour & I recommend it to everyone
    Trip date: April 2018
  • CH
    · October 23, 2017
    We did the Canada trip with Ben Hutchinson as the guide, was one of the best trips we done. Very well organised and fully informative, great pace.
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    Trip date: September 2017

Dates & Availability

9 days
Best Of Switzerland
From Zurich to Zurich
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    • When and where does the tour end?

      On the last day of the tour in Lucerne, there is an included buffet breakfast at Grand Europe hotel which is served around 6:15 am and then the departure transfer will arrive at approximately 8 am to take you back to Zurich airport.

    • When and where does the tour start?

      Day 1 of this tour is an arrivals day, which means that you can arrive at the Radisson Blu hotel in Zurich anytime during the day. However, there will be a welcome meeting which you can participate in at approximately 5pm if you wish to meet your guide and other travellers before the next day.

      (Please be aware that the meeting hotel is subject to change until your final documents are released)

    • What are the optional excursions?

      The optional excursions for this tour are as below and can be booked once you are on the tour:

      Chaplin's World and Lake Geneva Cruise. Adult Price: FR.65.00
      Klein Matterhorn Excursion. Adult Price: FR.119.00
      Zermatt Dinner Experience. Adult Price: FR.86.00
      Discover The Borromean Islands. Adult Price: €42.00
      Rosegg Valley By Horse And Carriage. Adult Price: FR.56.00
      Swiss Folklore Evening And Dinner. Adult Price: FR.99.00
      Mount Stanserhorn And Lake Cruise. Adult Price: FR.112.00

      Please note that this list is a guideline only and all prices are subject to change.

    • Can you assist with booking additional accommodation?

      Of course, we can! Once you have a confirmed booking on this tour, we can request additional accommodation for you with the tour operator.

    • What is the age range?

      Trafalgar accepts all guests over the age of 5. Please be aware that small children under 5 years of age are not allowed on this tour as there are no activities included which are suitable for infants.

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    • About the countries


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      Here is an indication for which countries you might need a visa. Please contact the local embassy for help applying for visas to these places.


      These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
      • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.
    • Payment information
      • For any tour departing before September 28th, 2020 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after September 28th, 2020, a minimum payment of $99 is required to confirm your booking with Trafalgar. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 50 days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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