Uncover Switzerland by Grand Rail incl. Hotel Accom., Daily Breakfast, 5 Panoramic Rail Tickets, Excursion to Jungfraujoch + more.

Uncover Switzerland by Grand Rail incl. Hotel Accom., Daily Breakfast, 5 Panoramic Rail Tickets, Excursion to Jungfraujoch + more.

10 Days
Zurich

******Book Now, Choose Dates Later - Travel Until 09/10/2023******
Picturesque towns, breathtaking views and thrilling excursions await you on the extraordinary 10 day Switzerland by Grand Rail tour. Watch from ultimate comfort as you pass by beautiful panoramic views along the magnificent Swiss Railway. 

 
4 Experiences
2 Countries
8 Inclusions
6 Room options

About This Trip

Discover the best of Switzerland from Interlaken to Zurich during your panoramic 10 day Grand Rail journey. Spend your days on some of the most famous panoramic trains in Europe and your nights exploring the most beautiful cities in Switzerland. Enjoying front row seats to the unforgettable landmark cities and towns of Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lucerne and many more. 

 

Travelling by train is by far the easiest and most luxurious way to discover the wonder and beauty of Switzerland. Find your seat and watch in awe as your journey across this beautiful country begins, winding past snow capped mountains and vast shimmering lakes. Thanks to the large panoramic windows, you won’t miss a single incredible detail. 

 

Wind past gorgeous alpine lakes and vast rolling hills, cut across the Alps between Zermatt and St. Moritz on the iconic Glacier Express, just one of your 10 included guided rail tours. But such things of beauty aren’t only reserved for what lies outside your panoramic window views. Return every evening to the ultimate comfort and style of your 3* hotel accommodations. Likewise, wake up every morning with a delicious breakfast included in your stay. How else could we keep you fueled for more days of awe-inspiring adventure? 

 

Travelling along the many scenic railways, passing snow-capped mountains and shimmering grand lakes, is easily the best way to see this beautiful country. And what better way to do it than by the experts who look after all the logistical details, so you can relax and savour the incredible panoramic views as they pass by.


What's Included
10 Day Unforgettable Grand Rail Tour of Switzerland First-class rail ticket to Lucerne Second-class rail tickets for duration of your itinerary Sightseeing Excursion to Jungfraujoch
Rest easy with 9 Nights in 3* accommodation
Wake up the right way with daily breakfast
Included transfer from Lucerne to Zurich 50% discount on additional rail tickets (local transport)

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Where You'll Stay

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3 Star Accommodation

Spend a total of 9 nights in centrally located 3-star hotels, selected to get you as close to all the great action as possible and designed with comfort and style in mind. Amenities included in your hotel stays include:

 

  • Double/twin share bed
  • Private ensuite with amenities and hairdryer
  • LCD TV (at select hotels)
  • Air conditioning
Single supplementNo
Max occupancy2 Adults
ShareableNot available
Bedding arrangementDouble/Twin Room

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Optional
3 Star Accommodation (Solo Supplement)

Spend a total of 9 nights in centrally located 3-star hotels, selected to get you as close to all the great action as possible and designed with comfort and style in mind. By choosing the single supplement upgrade you can enjoy a private room all to yourself. 

 

  • Double/twin share bed
  • Private ensuite with amenities and hairdryer
  • LCD TV (at select hotels)
  • Air conditioning
Total p/p price+$630
Single supplementYes
Max occupancy1 Adult
ShareableNot available
Bedding arrangementDouble/Twin Room
4 Star Accommodation

Your accommodation has been hand selected to ensure you remain relaxed and recharged for more days of adventure. Enjoy the convenience of 4-star accommodation situated right in the heart of Boston city. 

 

4-Star hotel Accommodation:

  • Double/twin share room with a large bed
  • Private ensuite with premium amenities
  • Flat screen TV (available at select hotels)
  • Concierge facilities
  • Lap pool (available at select hotels)
  • Fitness facilities and wellness centre
  • Room service
Total p/p price+$490
Single supplementNo
Max occupancy2 Adults
ShareableNot available
Bedding arrangementDouble/Twin Room
4 Star Accommodation (Solo Supplement)

Enjoy your hand selected accommodation, chosen for its excellent location, comfort and character. By choosing the single supplement upgrade you can enjoy a private room all to yourself. 

 

4-Star hotel Accommodation:

  • Double/twin share room with a large bed
  • Private ensuite with premium amenities
  • Flat screen TV (available at select hotels)
  • Concierge facilities
  • Lap pool (available at select hotels)
  • Fitness facilities and wellness centre
  • Room service
Total p/p price+$1,535
Single supplementYes
Max occupancy1 Adult
ShareableNot available
Bedding arrangementDouble/Twin Room
5 Star Accommodation

Your accommodation has been hand selected to ensure you remain relaxed and recharged for more days of adventure. Enjoy the luxury and style of 5-star accommodation situated right in the heart of each city you’ll be calling home.

 

5-Star hotel Accommodation:

  • Double/twin share room with a large bed
  • Private ensuite with premium amenities incl. hairdryer
  • Flat screen TV 
  • Concierge facilities
  • Lap pool 
  • Fitness facilities and wellness centre
  • Room service
  • In-Room Safe 
  • Minibar / Fridge
  • Clean and good quality linen

 

*** No 5 Star Accommodation Upgrade options from the 16th September - 10th October 22***

Total p/p price+$1,710
Single supplementNo
Max occupancy2 Adults
ShareableNot available
Bedding arrangementDouble/Twin Room
5 Star Accommodation (Solo Supplement)

Your accommodation has been hand selected to ensure you remain relaxed and recharged for more days of adventure. By choosing the single supplement upgrade you can enjoy a private room all to yourself. 

 

5-Star hotel Accommodation:

  • Double/twin share room with a large bed
  • Private ensuite with premium amenities incl. hairdryer
  • Flat screen TV 
  • Concierge facilities
  • Lap pool 
  • Fitness facilities and wellness centre
  • Room service
  • In-Room Safe 
  • Minibar / Fridge
  • Clean and good quality linen

 

*** No 5 Star Accommodation Upgrade options from the 16th September - 10th October 22***

Total p/p price+$3,765
Single supplementYes
Max occupancy1 Adult
ShareableNot available
Bedding arrangementDouble/Twin Room
Other Info
highlights

From charming villages to mighty glaciers and every beautiful sight in between, your 10 day Switzerland by Grand Rail experience is going to be the trip of a lifetime. Switzerland is as beautiful as it is exciting, and although you could go and visit the famous landmarks yourself, we wanted to tailor-make a trip that was far more than just that. Your trip has been designed to check every box and reveal the unchecked beauty just waiting to be discovered by you. 

 

Your first two days in Switzerland are yours to design, giving you the perfect opportunity to settle into Zurich at your own pace and leisure. No trip to Zurich would be complete without sampling some of the world famous Swiss chocolate or doing a spot of shopping. You can relax knowing that your transportation and comfortable, stylish accommodations have been taken care of for the entirety of your 10 day journey. Throughout your unforgettable railway journey, you will find yourself climbing onboard some of Europe's best panoramic trains. 

 

Visit the most popular destinations in Switzerland, travelling across all four language regions of the country all while stopping regularly for exploration and beautiful mountain excursions. The Bernina Express will take you through Chur, Switzerland’s oldest city, and on by Bernina Express coach directly to Lugano, Switzerland's sunniest city. Your journey on the Glacier Express will see you venturing over spectacular bridges and through several tunnels, across the picturesque landscape. Different languages, landscapes and countless lakes pass by on your journey in the GoldenPass Line. The train journey undoubtedly reflects the diversity of Switzerland and lets you immerse yourself in a world of wonder. Experience Swiss history with the Gotthard Panorama Express as you travel by train through the famous Gotthard Tunnel. 

 

Your evenings will be spent in beautiful cities around Switzerland such as Interlaken, Montreux, Zermatt, St. Moritz, Lucerne and more. Rest easy knowing your accommodations have been hand selected by our team to ensure you always have a stylish and peaceful room to come home to after a long day of sightseeing. 

 

The team at DealsAway have designed every aspect of your Switzerland by Grand Rail experience to ensure that luxury, quality service and unforgettable experiences are always front of mind. Giving you the perfect excuse to sit back, relax and watch as Switzerland puts on the ultimate show for you. 


location

Your unforgettable Swiss journey begins and ends in Zurich, Switzerland! You will have a whole day to explore this wonderful city before hitting the Swiss railway from Lucerne to Interlaken. Pass by beautiful waterfalls and glorious mountain passes throughout your journey. After staying the night in Interlaken, your rail journey will continue along the GoldenPass Line through the Pays d'Enhaut and scenic villages along the shore of Lake Geneva. Travelling onwards, you will then carry on from Montreux to Zermatt, which lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. From here, you will climb aboard the world famous Glacier Express, watching as the Alps put on a spectacular show for you. Another day will see you onboard the Bernina Express heading to Tirano in Italy, after which you will be transported by coach to Ticino. From the Mediterranean to the heart of Switzerland, you will journey aboard the magnificent Gotthard Panorama Express. Finally making your way to Lucerne once more before making your way back to Zurich for one more evening of unforgettable adventure and remarkable scenery.


facilities

Facilities expected during your Switzerland Grand Rail journey

  • Double/twin share room with large bed
  • Private ensuite with premium amenities
  • Onsite fitness centre (at select hotels)
  • Lap pool (at select hotels)
  • Room service

important info

Exclusions

  • Return international flights
  • Visas
  • Optional activities/tours, personal expenses/transfers not mentioned
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips & gratuities 

 

Age restrictions

  • This tour is not restricted by age

 

Occupancy

  • The minimum number for this tour to commence is two people
  • Double sized bed or twin share

 

Passport & visa requirements

  • All visitors require a passport with a minimum validity of 3 months beyond your return travel date is required for all passengers
  • Visitors may require a visa
  • It is the visitor's responsibility to ensure they are holding the correct and current visa for the countries they are visiting
  • If the visitor is a non-Australian passport holder, a valid re-entry visa may be required
  • Important: Please start arranging your visa at least 6-8 weeks prior to departure to account for any delays due to consulate operating hours and processing times

 

Travel insurance

  • We recommend you purchase travel insurance as soon as possible after purchasing this package

 

Health & vaccination

  • As border restrictions for countries begin to ease, being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will maximise the number of locations you can visit. So whilst you are not legally required to be vaccinated, and it’s also not a requirement to travel with us, it will limit some of the countries that you can visit and may make it harder to travel for the next 12-18 months.
  • We highly recommend our travellers to look at the current travel restrictions of their destination, speak with a medical professional at least 30 days before departure or get in touch with our team for travel advice.
  • Health care such as a doctor’s surgery, dentist and optometrists may not always be accessible on this tour
  • It is advised that you ensure you have adequate health insurance cover as part of your travel insurance

 

Porterage

  • Porterage will not always be available throughout this trip, if/when it is available a tip is recommended. 

 

Tipping

  • Tipping is not included throughout your trip and is at the discretion of each traveller

 

Fitness requirements

  • Travellers should have a good level of physical fitness and mobility. They must be able to partake unaided in their chosen activities/ package tours/ cruise etc as outlined in the itinerary

 

Dietary requirements

  • Any dietary requirements must be received by DealsAway at least 30 days prior to your scheduled departure date. Failure to provide these details by this date may result in an inability to cater for your requirements. In most cases DealsAway can cater for special dietary requirements but please note that on occasion, this may not be possible due to location, lack of availability of ingredients, and other extenuating circumstances. It is always advised to carry supplies with you

 

Transfers

  • Not all transfers are included on this trip
  • Transfers via rail are included throughout your trip

 

Documentation

  • Any applicable pre-trip or tour documentation will be emailed to you prior to travelling. Should you have any queries regarding this please feel free to contact us directly via email at support@dealsaway.com 

 

 DealsAway savings

  • The value and comparative savings have been determined based on published rack rates and the value of inclusions. Please be advised that rack rates may not be reflective of actual rates being charged, dependent on the timing and manner of your booking and therefore are only indicative of the level of saving

 

Itinerary amendments & changes

  • Occasionally our itineraries are updated prior to departure to incorporate improvements stemming from past travellers’ feedback as well as updates from our ground operators. Please note that while we operate successful tours in this region throughout the year, some changes may be necessary due to inclement weather, public holidays, common seasonal changes to timetables and transport routes, and unforeseen circumstances. This can happen with little notice so please be prepared for modifications to the route. The order and timing of included activities may also vary from time to time

 

Availability

  • All DealsAway trips are available on a request only basis and are subject to availability. Once booked you should receive a payment confirmation and receipt via email, followed by a booking confirmation normally within 72hrs of making a booking, sometimes this can take a little longer subject to supplier delay
  • If you have not received your confirmation within 5 business days of payment confirmation please contact us immediately by email at support@dealsaway.com
  • In the event that your trip is unavailable for the dates you have chosen, we will contact you by telephone to advise the next available dates

 

Surcharges

  • Any prices quoted exclude specific costs/measures which may be introduced at a later stage as a result of Government changes due to COVID-19 health and safety restrictions. DealsAway will inform its guests of these changes as soon as possible, these additional charges will be passed on by DealsAway to the guest

 

AMENDMENTS & CHANGES

Name change or corrections

  • Name corrections may incur a fee
  • Name changes are not permitted
  • After bookings are fully paid, any amendment has to be requested in writing and incurs $69 fee per person from our supplier, plus any additional costs and administrative expenses incurred in arranging the amendment

 

Date changes

  • Date changes are not permitted

 

Refunds

  • Please refer to our booking conditions for all information on refunds

 

DealsAway reserves the right to modify prices for marketing and commercial reasons. Please note that full terms and conditions apply. Refer to the website's terms and conditions.

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