Lakes of Switzerland (Independent)
8 Days Independent Rail Tour Montreux, Interlaken or Brienz, Lucerne & Locarno

Features and Inclusions

  • Swiss Transfer Ticket Combi: (5 transfers) in 2nd class from/to Swiss border or airport

  • 2 nights each in Montreux, Interlaken & Lucerne including breakfast, room, bath, or shower/WC, breakfast

  • 1 night in Locarno room with private facilities, including breakfast 

  • Seat Reservation GoldenPass Montreux - Zweisimmen - Interlaken and Interlaken - Lucerne, Gotthard Panorama Express

  • Some hotels may charge a local city tax on spot: approx 2-4 CHF per person/night

  • Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postal coaches and cable cars can be
    purchased at 25-50% of the regular


Departures and Prices 2018

Daily departures from 

April 21 - October 14, 2018*

3 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1140.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 270.00

4 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1470.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 440.00

Upgrade to 1st class rail per person

$ 143.00

*Supplement for Montreux Jazz Festival Jun 29- Jul 15

$ 143.00



Day 1 - Montreux 
Arrival in Montreux located on the shore of Lake Geneva by train from the Swiss border or airport. Overnight in Montreux. (O)

Day 2 - Montreux 
Day at leisure. Overnight in Montreux. (B,O)

Day 3 - Montreux - Brienz
Today you will continue your rail trip with the GoldenPass Panoramic train (or optional GoldenPass Classic) from Montreux via Zweisimmen to Interlaken, which is situated between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Enjoy the splendid scenery during your train journey through the Bernese Oberland region. Overnight in Interlaken. (B,O)

Day 4 - Interlaken or Brienz
Day at leisure and time to make an additional excursion. Overnight in Interlaken. (B,O)


Day 5 - Lucerne
The Luzern–Interlaken Express takes you over the impressive Brünig alpine world to Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne. (B,O)

Day 6 - Lucerne
Time at leisure in Lucerne. Overnight in Lucerne. (B,O)

Day 7 - Lucerne - Locarno
Today the Gotthard Panorama Express awaits you – one of the most beautiful travel experience through the Alps. Enjoy a lake cruise from Lucerne to Flüelen, access onto the train over the Gotthard panorama route to Bellinzona and continue to Locarno. (B,O)

Day 8 - Locarno
Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request. (B)


Additional nights are available upon request.

B=Breakfast; D=Dinner; O=Overnight    ritsts


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