Rail Adventure (Independent)
8 Days Independent Rail Tour Lucerne, Lugano, St. Moritz, & Zermatt

Features and Inclusions

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

  • Seat reservation for Bernina Express (coach and train) and Glacier Express Premium

  • 1 night in Lucerne, room, bath or shower/
    WC, breakfast

  • 2 nights in Lugano, room, bath or shower/
    WC, breakfast

  • 2 nights in St. Moritz, room, bath or
    shower/WC, breakfast

  • 2 nights in Zermatt, room, bath or shower/
    WC, breakfast

  • 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 2550% of the regular fares


Departures and Prices 2018

Daily departures from 

April 9 - October 14, 2018

3 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1230.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 165.00

4 * Hotel Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 1600.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 310.00

Optional Prices

Upgrade to 1st class rail per person

$ 175.00

Lunch in seat of Glacier Express

$ 65.00

Supplement Glacier Express Seat Reservation Jun 16-Sep 17

$ 65.00


Day 1 - Lucerne 
Arrival in Lucerne by train 2nd class from the Swiss border or airport. (O)

Day 2 - Lugano
Train journey from Lucerne to Lugano. Experience the new Gotthard Base Tunnel with its 57 kilometers it is the longest train tunnel in the world. It takes only 17 minutes to travel this fast flat-track route under the Alpine massif in the heart of Europe. Overnight in Lugano. (B,O)

Day 3 - Lugano
Time at leisure in Lugano. Enjoy the Mediterranean
atmosphere in the southern part of Switzerland. Stroll along the lakeside promenade or go up to Monte Bre or
San Salvatore. (B,O)

Day 4 - St. Moritz
Departure by the famous Bernina Express (coach) to Tirano (Italy). From there by train over the Mount Bernina to St. Moritz. This exciting trip takes you through three cultures from palm trees across the regions of eternal snow to the valley of the young Rhine. (B,O)

Day 5 - St. Moritz
Day at leisure. (B,O)

Day 6 - Zermatt
Today you board the Glacier Express which is one of the great train journeys in the world. You travel from St. Moritz to Zermatt. A 8 hour railway journey across 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 2033 meters in altitude. Travel in comfort through the unspoiled natural beauty of a landscape rich in ancient, fragrant mountain forests, peaceful Alpine meadows, rushing mountain streams and mountain valleys, soaked in tradition and centuries old culture. (B,O)

Day 7 - Zermatt
Full day at leisure in Zermatt. (B,O)

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

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


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