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Switzerland Rail Journeys

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5 Day Classic Glacier Express

5 Day Classical Glacier Express - Switzerland

5 Day Classical Glacier Express - Switzerland

Day 1: St. Moritz
Arrive in Zurich and enjoy a rail transfer to St. Moritz.

Day 2: St. Moritz
The Upper Engadine is yours to explore today. Take advantage of your Swiss Card which offers a 50% discount on local rail transport and some mountain excursions. The Swiss National Park is a particularly impressive piece of Alpine landscape. Alternatively, take one of the many cable cars from St. Moritz to the mountain stations.

Day 3: St. Moritz to Zermatt
Today board the world famous Glacier Express for a thrilling ride in the panorama carriage to Zermatt. Enjoy some of the most dramatic scenery along the way. A freshly cooked three course lunch is served at your seat so you won't miss anything. Arrive late afternoon in Zermatt located at the foot of the Matterhorn.

Day 4: Zermatt
Ride the Gornergrat railway from Zermatt to the top. At 3,089 metres enjoy stunning views of the Matterhorn and a vista of 29 four thousand metre high peaks. Discover the natural paradise on the Gornergrat mountain.

Day 5: Zermatt
After breakfast, take a rail transfer to Zurich.

3 star accommodation with 2nd class rail (4 Nights) Twin Extra Night Single Extra Night
7 May - 9 Oct 20 $1,858 $2,096
13 Apr - 6 May 20 $1,529 $1,773
1 Apr - 12 Apr 20 $2,089 $2,285
3 star accommodation with 1st class rail (4 Nights) Twin Extra Night Single Extra Night
7 May - 9 Oct 20 $2,085 $2,324
13 Apr - 6 May 20 $1,739 $2,000
1 Apr - 12 Apr 20 $2,317 $2,512

Includes: 4 nights accommodation including breakfast daily 1st or 2nd class rail travel Reserved seat on the Glacier Express Glacier Express Lunch 3-course menu Gornergrat Excursion Swiss Card - offers 50% discount on local rail transport and some mountain excursions

NOTE: Please enquire if extra night, child rate or triple room is required. Suggested accommodation: 3 star accommodation in St. Moritz - Hotel Laudinella or similar 3 star accommodation in Zermatt - Hotel Excelsion or similar

8 Day Golden Journey

8 Day Golden Journey - Switzerland

8 Day Golden Journey - Switzerland

Day 1: Lucerne
Arrive in Zurich and take a rail transfer to Lucerne.

Day 2: Lucerne - Stanserhorn
Enjoy an excursion to the Stanserhorn. Ride the vintage railway and an open top cable car to the top, taking in the views along the way. Up on the summit you can do the circular hiking trail.

Day 3: Lucerne to Interlaken
Depart Lucerne and hop on the Golden Pass railway to Interlaken. En route travel over the Brunig Pass past blue lakes, green meadows and age-old chalets.

Day 4: Interlaken - Jungfraujoch
Journey to Jungfraujoch. See the Aletsch Glacier, visit the Sphinx observation deck and enjoy the beautiful snow-capped mountain panoramas.

Day 5: Interlaken
Enjoy a day at leisure. Take advantage of your Swiss Card which offers a 50% discount on most mountain railways in the area and some excursions.

Day 6: Interlaken to Montreux
Continue along the Golden Pass Line from Interlaken to Montreux. The scenery is ever-changing. Green pastures, flowering meadows and traditional villages change to alpine forests and mountain towns before emerging in the vineyards of the Lake Geneva region.

Day 7: Lausanne
Travel to Lausanne today by a historic paddle steamer or a motor vessel. Explore the Old Town of Lausanne and visit The Olympic Museum. Take the train back to Montreux.

Day 8: Montreux
After breakfast, take a rail transfer to Zurich.

3 star accommodation with 2nd class rail (7 Nights) Twin Extra Night Single Extra Night
1 Oct - 29 Oct 20 $2,204 $2,751
25 Apr - 30 Sep 20 $2,303 $2,877
9 Apr - 24 Apr 20 & 30 Oct - 27 Nov 20 $1,869 $2,427
3 star accommodation with 1st class rail (7 Nights) Twin Extra Night Single Extra Night
1 Oct - 29 Oct 20 $2,324 $2,870
25 Apr - 30 Sep 20 $2,422 $2,996
9 Apr - 24 Apr 20 & 30 Oct - 27 Nov 20 $1,989 $2,546

Includes: 7 nights accommodation including breakfast daily 1st or 2nd class rail travel Reserved seat on Golden Pass (sector Interlaken-Zweisimmen-Montreux) Full day excursion to Stanserhorn Full day excursion to Jungfraujoch Day excursion to Lausanne including visit of The Olympic Museum Lucerne Transport Ticket & Guest Card Interlaken Transport Ticket & Guest Card Montreux Riviera Card for public transport Swiss Card - offers 50% discount on local rail transport and some mountain excursions

NOTE: Please enquire if extra night, child rate or triple room is required. Suggested accommodation: 3 star accommodation in Lucerne - Hotel Waldstatterhof or similar 3 star accommodation in Interlaken - Hotel Carlton-Europe or similar 3 star accommodation in Montreux - Hotel Bon-Port or similar

10 Day Grand Train Tour of Switzerland

10 Day Grand Train Tour of Switzerland

10 Day Grand Train Tour of Switzerland

Day 1: Zurich to Interlaken
Arrive in Zurich and take a quick train journey to Lucerne. Board the Luzern Interlaken Express for a journey along the shores of crystal clear lakes, past romantic waterfalls and over the breathtaking Brunig Pass to Interlaken.

Day 2: Interlaken - Jungfraujoch
A trip to world famous Jungfraujoch, known as the Top of Europe, awaits this morning. Experience the views from Europe's highest railway station and gaze over the Aletsch Glacier at 3,454 metres above sea level.

Day 3: Interlaken to Montreux
Ride the Golden Pass Line from Interlaken to Montreux and enjoy one of the most picturesque routes across the Alps. From the comfort of your seat see little stations along the line, magnificent views over meadows and the vineyards above Lake Geneva.

Day 4: Montreux to Zermatt
Enjoy a morning at leisure, stroll along Montreux's lakeside and see the town. Board the train to Zermatt.

Day 5: Zermatt - Gornergrat
Take the Gornergrat railway from Zermatt to the top of Gornergrat today. At 3,089 metres high enjoy stunning views of the Matterhorn and breathtaking panoramas of the 29 different peaks, all of which are up to 4,000 metres high.

Day 6: Zermatt to St Moritz
Enjoy the legendary Glacier Express experience from Zermatt to St. Moritz, a thrilling journey in a panoramic carriage. The exhilarating journey takes you along the deep Rhone Valley, over the dramatic Oberalp Pass and through Rhine Gorge to glamorous St. Moritz.

Day 7: St Moritz
Take the day at leisure to explore chic St. Moritz. The town is located at an altitude of 1,856 metres above sea level and is surrounded by the beautiful lake landscape of the Upper Engadine.

Day 8: St Moritz to Lugano
Today travel along the Bernina Express to Lugano. Enjoy the beautiful scenery along the way. Travel along circular viaducts and over remote glaciers before heading down to the border of Italy. Change to the Bernina Express bus and travel through Italy along the lakes back to Switzerland.

Day 9: Lugano to Lucerne
Travel on the Gotthard Panorama Express into the traditional heart of Switzerland. The Gotthard route is truly mesmerising, and the lake cruise from Fluelen to Lucerne tops off your rail adventure.

Day 10: Lucerne to Zurich
After breakfast, check-out of your hotel. Depart Lucerne back to Zurich Airport.

3 star accommodation with 2nd class rail (9 Nights) Twin Extra Night Single Extra Night
24 Sep - 6 Oct 20 $3,311 $3,880
8 Jun - 23 Sep 20 $3,421 $4,060
29 Apr - 7 Jun 20 $3,359 $3,942
10 Apr - 28 Apr 20 $2,899 $3,575
3 star accommodation with 1st class rail (9 Nights) Twin Extra Night Single Extra Night
24 Sep - 6 Oct 20 $3,644 $4,213
8 Jun - 23 Sep 20 $3,754 $4,392
29 Apr - 7 Jun 20 $3,692 $4,275
10 Apr - 28 Apr 20 $3,229 $3,908

Includes: 9 nights accommodation including breakfast daily 1st or 2nd class rail travel Reserved seat on Golden Pass Reserved seat on Glacier Express Reserved seat on Bernina Express Reserved seat on Gotthard Panorama Express Full day excursion to Jungfraujoch Full day excursion to Gornergrat Swiss Card - offers 50% discount on local rail transport and some mountain excursions

NOTE: Please enquire if extra night, child rate or triple room is required. Suggested accommodation: 3 star accommodation in Interlaken - Hotel Carlton Europe or similar 3 star accommodation in Montreux - Hotel Bon-Port or similar 3 star accommodation in Zermatt - Hotel Excelsior or similar 3 star accommodation in St Moritz - Hotel Laudinella or similar 3 star accommodation in Lugano - Continental Parkhotel or similar 3 star accommodation in Lucerne - Hotel Waldstatterhof or similar

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PACKAGE TERMS & CONDITIONS: It is our policy to present the cost of our holidays inclusive of all airport and government charges. Please accept however that these charges are not within our control, therefore we reserve the right to pass on any increase.. Travel agent professional service fees where charged, will be additional to the advertised prices. Closeout and blackout periods apply over school holidays and peak holiday periods & availability of seats & rooms is likely to be very limited over this time . Valid for sales to 30 Jun 2020. Valid for travel commenced and completed within the period 1 Apr 2020 to 27 Nov 2020 (unless otherwise specified).Short notice bookings may not be available. Once booked and confirmed, rail tickets are non-refundable. Subject to availability. Land only, airfares are additional. Please note there is limited availability on the advertised room types and all pricing is subject to change until a reservation is confirmed. Inventory & availability can change on a daily basis. All components are strictly subject to availability. Any bookings with rail tickets must advise date of departure from home address as physical tickets need to be sent. A delivery fee of equivalent to 40 Swiss Franc per booking will apply. Prices shown are based on per person costs in New Zealand Dollars, for payment by cash, cheque or eftpos only. Credit card sales not permitted unless Travel Agent acts as a merchant. Capacity limitations apply and may not be available on all services. Events beyond our control such as currency fluctuations and changes to the price of aviation fuel may result in prices variations . Strict cancellation fees apply. Packages are based on consecutive nights. For full terms and conditions and cancellation fees please contact your local travel agent for more information. Trade enquiries via GO Holidays.

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