Welcome to Zurich – the cosmopolitan city by the water! Designed with your comfort in mind, we have arranged a driver for your pick-up transfer direct from airport to your hotel in Lucerne.
After breakfast, meet with your guide at the hotel lobby for a sightseeing tour of Lucerne – one of Switzerland’s finest cities, nestled amid its snowcapped Alps, surrounded by its lake, and embellished by the clear mountain waters of the River Reuss. Starting at the Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke), a covered wooden footbridge spanning diagonally across the Reuss River. Enjoy a walk where you see a cluster of medieval houses, with Muhleplatz, Weinmarkt, Hirschenplatz, and Kornmarkt. Also stop at the Lion Monument, a sculpture designed in the early 19th century, the most sentimental of Swiss monuments, commemorates the Swiss mercenaries who, serving the French King Louis XVI lost their lives during the French Revolution at the Tuileries Palace in Paris.
Have some free time in the afternoon to explore on your own.
Walk to the station, take 2nd class Golden Pass Panoramic Train to
Interlaken. This is one of the most beautiful train rides through Swizerland. Enjoy the 2-hour ride with epic views of the spectacular Brunig mountain pass, passing by five blue lakes, waterfalls, and white mountain peaks.
Upon arrival at Interlaken OST station, meet guide who will take you to your hotel. After check in, walking tour of Interlaken. This fabled holiday destination is surrounded by the Bernese Alps and situated on the valley floor, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Watch the soaring peaks of Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau mountains at the backdrop and enjoy a return Boat Cruise on the shimmering waters of Lake Brienz. Marvel at the impressive Giessbach waterfall and the other streams that flow into the lake and discover the small villages around the lake. One of the more popular stops is Iseltwald and K-Drama fans will of course know that Iseltwald was the setting for several scenes in the hit Korean drama Crashing Landing on You!
With your Swiss pass, get to enjoy a 10-minute ride on the Harder Klum funicular.
A short walk from Interlaken-Ost railway station, you will find the Harder Railway Valley station. From 1,322 meters above sea level, relax at the castle-like Harder Klum Restaurant. Next to it, visit the “Two-Lakes-Bridge”. The viewing platform with a glass section in the floor promises incomparable views across Interlaken, with a majestic panorama of mountain peaks all around. The world famous Three Peaks Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau dominate the view to the south, and the twin lakes make the picture simply perfect.
Return to Interlaken with the same funicular ride.
After checking out from your hotel, walk to the train station for your ride to Bern, the capital of Switzerland.
Upon arrival, your lugagge will be taken to the hotel by porter service. Proceed
on a guided sightseeing tour of Bern with your local guide. The city orientation includes the Bear Pits, Cathedral of St. Vincent, Federal Palace, and the floral displays. You will also see the clock tower and watch the mechanical procession of painted figures before viewing the Ogre Fountain.
At your desired time, transfer to the station on foot (luggage will be taken by porter service). Take 2nd class train to Zurich Main Station for your onward journey or to Zurich Airport for your flight back home.