Enjoy upgraded journeys on the Glacier Express and Bernina Express and stay at five-star hotels in Zermatt and St Moritz

Switzerland offers a whole host of natural wonders, from the sparkling Lake Geneva to the majestic peaks of the Bernina Mountain range and the iconic Matterhorn.

You'll see the Matterhorn and more of Switzerland's incomparable natural beauty on this special six-day trip. You'll traverse the country's mountains via its renowned rail network starting with a first-class trip from Geneva Airport to Zermatt along the shores of Lake Geneva.

Next, you'll board the Glacier Express for a first-class trip to St. Moritz, taking in jaw-dropping Alpine vistas and indulging in a gourmet lunch as you travel.

In St Moritz you'll make your way to the opulent, five-star Waldhaus Sils Maria, where you can enjoy a sleek spa with mountain views. Your stay will include a scenic Bernina Express ride and a full day at leisure to explore the heavenly surrounding countryside.

Departure dates available from 14 - 20 June and 01 July - 11 October 2024, please call for details
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Price includes

  • Flights to Geneva or Zurich from London Heathrow, regional departures available on request
  • Flight from Zurich to London Heathrow
  • First Class Rail from Geneva Airport to Zermatt
  • Two nights' five-star hotel accommodation in Zermatt on a bed and breakfast basis with hotel transfers
  • Gornergrat Mountain Railway excursion
  • Glacier Express in first class from Zermatt to St Moritz with lunch
  • Three nights five-star hotel accommodation at Hotel Waldhaus Sils Maria on a bed and breakfast basis with hotel transfers
  • First class rail from St Moritz to Zurich Airport

Availability

From
Thu, Thu, Aug 1, 2024
To
Fri, Fri, Oct 11, 2024
Duration
6 days
Price per person
£2,795*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing in a twin/double room, subject to availability and based on 14 June 2024 departure date from London Heathrow. Departure dates are available from 14 - 20 June and 01 July - 11 October 2024, please call for details. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement from £300pp. Deposit £400pp. Hotel Waldhaus room upgrade subject to availability. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Not suitable for those with mobility issues. Offers are not valid in conjunction with any other offers or promotions. Travel insurance is not included and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel Ltd and Fred.\Holidays.

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Itinerary

  1. Day
    1
    Arrive in Zermatt
    Zermatt, Switzerland

    This morning you'll depart from London Heathrow on your flight to Geneva. On arrival at Geneva you will travel by first class rail to Zermatt - a scenic three-and-a-half hour journey along the shore of Lake Geneva and onwards into the Alps.

    In Zermatt, you will be met by your hotel valet, who'll take you to your five-star hotel. Zermatt is a charming town, compact and car free, nestled in the shadow of the Matterhorn mountain. You'll have some free time to settle into your room and perhaps begin exploring the local area.

  2. Day
    2
    Zermatt and The Gornergrat Bahn
    Zermatt, Switzerland

    Today, following breakfast at the hotel, you'll have a full day to enjoy Zermatt. This enchanting town lies at the foot of the Matterhorn, so you can enjoy fabulous views of this iconic peak as you explore the car-free streets lined with traditional wooden chalets, boutique shops and cosy cafes.

    You'll also have a return trip on the Gornergrat Railway included today. From the carriages of this historic cog railway you'll be able to enjoy the most outstanding views of the famous Matterhorn at 3,089m above sea level.

  3. Day
    3
    The Glacier Express
    St Moritz, Switzerland

    Today you'll take an unforgettable ride on the 'slowest express train in the world' - the Glacier Express with lunch included on board.

    This bright red train trundles at 24mph for 181 miles towards your base for the next three nights, St Moritz. At this pace you'll have plenty of time to take in the ever-changing scenery, including the magnificent Landwasser Viaduct, perfectly framed by the train's large windows.

    On arrival in St Moritz you'll be collected by the hotel's chauffeur and travel to your hotel - the five-star Walshaus Sils Maria, perched above Lake Sils in a tranquil village, surrounded by peaks, forests and glistening turquoise waters.

    This hotel is a real family-owned gem, and no two rooms are the same. During your time here you can join a guided hike with the hotel's own guide, use your included Engadin Pass to ascend the Corvatsch cable car for outstanding views of the Engadin Valley, or just kick back in the spa.

  4. Day
    4
    Bernina Express
    Tirano, Italy

    Today you have an included round-trip to Tirano and back on the glorious Bernina Express. Just as you'd expect from one of the world's most captivating Alpine landscapes, the 90-mile Bernina Express route offers views of glorious glaciers, dramatic mountains and breathtaking lakes.

    You'll be spellbound as you watch the Swiss mountains, glaciers and lakes give way to Italian greenery. Some of the incredible experiences along the way include rolling over the UNESCO-protected Landwasser Viaduct and the impressive Montebello Curve, which offers a view of the Bernina massif, the Morteratsch glacier and the three lakes of Pitschen.

  5. Day
    5
    Free day
    St Moritz, Switzerland

    Today you'll have a day to spend exactly as you wish. Perhaps you'll wander into St Moritz and soak in the atmosphere of this luxury mountain resort town. Spend time wandering the elegant streets bordered with flowers, browsing the upmarket fashion shops, and dining in some of the town's excellent restaurants.

    If you'd like a more active day, you can always explore the great outdoors with a long list of activities available in the local area. You spend the day hiking, paragliding, mountain biking, horse riding or kayaking through the incredible landscapes near your hotel, these are all payable locally.

  6. Day
    6
    Departure
    St Moritz, Switzerland

    Today, after a final breakfast at your hotel, you'll start your journey abck to the UK. You'll have a final chance to take in some glorious Alpine landscapes by train, travelling from St Moritz to Chur, then skirting the edges of Lakes Wellensee and Zurich, and finally pulling directly into the airport at Zurich for your flight home.

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Availability

From
Thu, Thu, Aug 1, 2024
To
Fri, Fri, Oct 11, 2024
Duration
6 days
Price per person
£2,795*

* From price is per person, based on two people sharing in a twin/double room, subject to availability and based on 14 June 2024 departure date from London Heathrow. Departure dates are available from 14 - 20 June and 01 July - 11 October 2024, please call for details. Price and itinerary correct at time of print but may be subject to change. Single supplement from £300pp. Deposit £400pp. Hotel Waldhaus room upgrade subject to availability. Local charges such as tourist tax may apply. Not suitable for those with mobility issues. Offers are not valid in conjunction with any other offers or promotions. Travel insurance is not included and should be taken out at time of booking. Images used may not reflect your actual tour experience. This holiday may be sold through other selected brands. Tour is operated by and subject to the booking conditions of TS Travel Ltd and Fred.\Holidays.

Call now to book 0808 304 9878
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