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The Famous Two  
NEW FOR 2018 Independent Rail Packages

2018 prices are in Australian Dollars and are subject
to currency fluctuation.

Duration:5 Days - 4 Nights

Destination: Chur – Andermatt - Montreux

Experience famous cities of Switzerland travelling with the Bernina Express and Glacier Express trains.

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Itinerary

Day 1 | Chur
Arrive in Chur by 1st class train from Swiss border, airport or rail station. Overnight in Chur.

Day 2 | Bernina Express -Tirano
Board the narrow-gauge Bernina Express at Chur station and enjoy one of the most impressive scenic rail journeys of Switzerland. Climbing over the spectacular Bernina Pass to more than 2,253m (7,391 ft), you pass snow-covered mountain peaks and glaciers to descend towards Poschiavo. The journey takes 3h 30 min each way. Upon arrival in southern Tirano, explore the town – why not dine at a local Italian influenced restaurant before you make your return journey back to Chur. Overnight in Chur.

Day 3 | Chur - Andermatt
Today you take the world famous Glacier Express for a thrilling ride in the panorama carriage to Andermatt. Take in some of the most dramatic scenery Switzerland has to offer. The journey is narrated explaining the amazing engineering feat in overcoming extreme altitude variations by train. After 2h 30 min, you will arrive in Andermatt. Overnight in Andermatt.

Day 4 | Andermatt - Lucerne
By train from Andermatt to Flüelen on Lake Lucerne, following in part the old ‘Wilhelm Tell Route’. At Flüelen board one of the historic lake steamers for a delightful 2h 30 min cruise to Lucerne. In the afternoon explore Lucerne with its Chapel Bridge – one of Europe’s oldest wooden bridges and landmark of Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.

Day 5 | Depart Switzerland
In Lucerne use the opportunity to visit one of the surrounding mountains for some fantastic views over Lake Lucerne. Depart Lucerne to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland.

 

Price includes:

  • Swiss Rail travel in 1st class as per programme,
    including half fare card
  • 2 nights in Chur,
    1 night Andermatt,
    1 night Lucerne In a room with private facilities
    and breakfast daily
  • Seat reservation on Bernina Express
  • Seat reservation on Glacier Express (Chur to Andermatt)
  • 3-course lunch (excluding beverages) on board the Glacier Express Lake Cruise
  • Service charges, taxes & VAT

Please Note:

  • A one-way only seat reservation per person aboard the Glacier Express train is included in this package.
  • Does not include Train seat reservations unless otherwise stated
  • Some hotels may charge a local tax, to be paid locally

Does not include:

  • Train seat reservations unless otherwise stated

Dates and Rates

Prices are starting from, per person.

The Famous Two
- 5 Days / 4 Nights
Prices from:
3 Star Hotel
Standard Package
Twin Single
02 Jan - 29 Mar 2018 1217 1366
30 Mar - 05 Apr 2018 1247 1402
16 May - 03 Jul 2018
10 Aug - 27 Sep 2018
1366 1562
04 Jul - 09 Aug 2018 1375 1592
28 Sep - 10 Oct 2018 1327 1562
Standard package not available
1 Apr– 15 May 2018.
The Famous Two
 - 5 Days / 4 Nights
Prices from:
3 Star Hotel
Superior Package
Twin Single
5 Jan-30 Jan,
7 Mar – 28 Mar 2018
1782 2486
31 Jan-6 Mar 2018 1853 2628
29 Mar-28 Apr 2018 1698 2337
29 Apr – 12 Jun 2018 1670 2217
13 Jun-28 Sep 2018 1823 2454
29 Sep - 10 Oct 2018 1741 2281