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Golden Pass Tour  
Swiss Independent Rail Package

2018-19 Rates Prices are in Australian Dollars and are subject to currency fluctuation.

Duration: 6 Days / 5 Nights or 7 Days / 6 Nights

Destination: Lucerne » Interlaken » Montreux »
-Itinerary can be done in reverse -

Optional: Chocolate Train Excursion - Gruyères

Travel to Lucerne, Interlaken and Montreux with this 6-day tour including trip on the Golden Pass Panoramic train.

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Itinerary

Day 1 | Arrive Lucerne
Arrival in Lucerne by train 1st class from Swiss border or any Swiss airport. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 2 | Lucerne
Day at leisure. We recommend an optional excursion to any of the following mountain tops:

  • Mount Titlis
    – Titlis Rotair, Ice Flyer Chairlift, Glacier Park & Cave
  • Mount Pilatus – The Golden Round Trip
  • Mount Rigi – Queen of the Mountains
    Overnight in Lucerne. (B)

Day 3 | Lucerne to Interlaken
From Lucerne over the Brünig Pass to Interlaken by Lucerne-Interlaken Express train. Overnight in Interlaken. (B)

Day 4 | Interlaken
Full day at leisure. We suggest an optional excursion to the Jungfraujoch the highest train station in Europe (Top of Europe). Impressive views of snow-capped peaks and the Aletsch Glacier, which extends for 22km and is the longest glacier in the Alps. Overnight in Interlaken. (B)

Day 5 | Interlaken to Montreux
Travel by train to Zweisimmen. Change trains for the remainder of the trip to Montreux. Overnight in Montreux. (B)

Day 6 | Depart Montreux
Depart Montreux for Swiss border or airport or alternatively continue your stay in Switzerland. (B)

7 Days / 6 Nights Package

Day 1-5 | Lucerne to Montreux
Itinerary as per rail package: Golden Pass Panoramic.

Day 6 | (Optional) Excursion on Chocolate Train
A coffee and a croissant will be served on board the Chocolate Train. The «Maison Cailler-Nestlé» Chocolate Factory awaits you where you will learn everything about the history of Swiss chocolate-making tradition followed by a chocolate tasting. Afterwards a bus takes you to the village of Gruyères for some leisure time. You might go for lunch and enjoy the tasty local cheese fondue or visit the Gruyères castle. Later that afternoon the bus takes you to «La Maison du Gruyère» for a visit of the demonstration cheese factory followed by the return travel to Montreux on the Chocolate Train. Overnight in Montreux or Geneva. (B)

Day 7 | Depart Montreux
Depart Montreux by rail to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland. (B)

 

Price includes:

  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi
    Golden Pass Line with 4 first-class rail transfers
    (from/to Swiss border or airport)
  • 1st class seat reservations for Golden-Pass Panoramic Lucerne-Interlaken Express, Interlaken/Zweisimmen - Montreux trains
  • 2 nights in Lucerne,
    2 nights in Interlaken,
    1 or 2 nights in Montreux
    in a room with private facilities and breakfast daily
  • Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal-coaches and cable cars can be purchased at 25–50% off the regular fares
  • Service charges, taxes and VAT

Add on for the 7 Day / 6 Night Package:

  • (Optional) Excursion on the Chocolate Train
    - Tour must start
    Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu |1 May-30 June 2018;
    Daily | 1 July-31 August 2018;
    Mon, Wed & Thu | 1 Sep - 31 Oct 2018
  • Seat reservation for the Chocolate Train
  • 1 additional night in Montreux
    in a room with private facilities and breakfast daily

Trip Map:

Golden Pass Panoramic

Dates and Rates

Prices are starting from, per person.
Golden Pass Panoramic:
6D/5N or 7D/6N
Prices from:
3 Star Hotel 4 Star Hotel
Twin Single Twin Single
29 Mar – 30 Apr 2018, 1 Oct 2018- 31 Mar 2019 1156 1398 1419 1809
1 May – 28 June 2018 1287 1572 1593 1974
Montreux Jazz Festival:
29 Jun -15 Jul 2018
1444 1730 1751 2131
Additional nights
Lucerne | 29 Mar- 30 Apr 2018,
1 Oct 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
136 179 208 287
Lucerne | 1 May - 30 Sep 2018 165 222 229 301
Interlaken | 29 Mar- 30 Apr 2018, 1 Oct 2018 - 31 Mar 2019 136 179 165 237
Interlaken | 1 May - 30 Sep 2018 165 215 222 287
Geneva |
29 Mar 2018 - 31 Mar 2019
211 301 261 442
Montreux | 29 Mar- 30 Apr 2018, 1 Oct 2018 - 31 Mar 2019 165 235 227 316
Montreux | 1 May - 28 Jun 2018, 16 Jul- 30 Sep 2018 181 251 244 351
Montreux | Jazz Festival
29 Jun - 15 Jul 2018
338 409 402 499
 
Optional Jungfraujoch Excursion: contact us for pricing

7 Days / 6 Nights Package

Golden Pass Panoramic: 7D/6N
Prices from:
Departs Mon, Wed or Thu
(Jul & Aug daily)
3 Star Hotel 4 Star Hotel
Twin Single Twin Single
1 May – 28 Jun 2018,
16 Jul - 30 Sep 2018
1583 1937 1952 2776
Montreux Jazz Festival
- 29 June -15 July 2018
1896 2252 2374 2753
1 Oct 2018- 6 Oct 2018 1437 1749 1762 2238
 

 
 
 
 
 
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