Best of mountain railways
Best of mountain railways
9 days / 6 nights starting at HKD15,698 per person bookable 15.03.2013 – 31.10.2013
Explore a world of glaciers, passes and peaks on the incredible Swiss mountain rail network. This unique journey combines the most attractive regions of Switzerland with some of the most spectacular mountain railways of Europe, including the Jungfrau and Gornergrat railways. The journey takes you from Central Switzerland to the Bernese Oberland and the Valais.
Day 1 : Depart Hong Kong fly to Zurich
Day 2: Arrival Lucerne
Transfer by rail to Lucerne. Depending on arrival time opportunity to discover the Old Town and stroll along LakeLucerne. Overnight in Lucerne.
Day 3: Excursion Mount Titlis
First board the train to Engelberg from where the first of a set of three gondolas will slowly take you to a height of 3020m. The last stage of your ascent is in the world’s first rotating gondola, the ‘TILTIS ROTAIR’. Overnight in Lucerne.
Day 4: Lucerne to Interlaken
A scenic trip on the Zentralbahn from Lucerne to Interlaken over the Brünig Pass. Optional excursions: a boat cruiseto the woodcarving village of Brienz or you can take there the Rothorn railway (steam trains from June to October) tothe Brienzer Rothorn with its superb views of Lake Brienz. (supplement payable). Overnight in Interlaken.
Day 5: Excursion Jungfraujoch
Take the train from Interlaken to the Kleine Scheidegg at the foot of the famous Eiger. Change trains to get on boardof the Jungfrau railway und ride via ‘Eiger Gletscher’ to the Jungfraujoch – the highest railway station in Europe at3454 m with some breathtaking views. Overnight in Interlaken.
Day 6: Interlaken – Zermatt
Travel from Interlaken via Spiez and Brig (change in both villages) to the famous car-free Alpine resort of Zermatt atthe foot of the Matterhorn. Overnight in Zermatt.
Day 7: Excursion to Gornergrat
Take one of Europe’s highest cogwheel trains up to the Gornergrat and enjoy views of the surrounding mountains andthe Matterhorn. Overnight in Zermatt.
Day 8: Departure Zermatt fly from Zurich to Hong Kong
After breakfast journey back by train to the airport/border or on to your next holiday destination.
Day 9 :Arrival Hong Kong
* Round trip economy class air ticket to Zurich by Swiss Airline
* Swiss Card 2nd class: border/airport – Lucerne – Interlaken – Zermatt – border/airport
* 2 x overnight with breakfast in Lucerne
* 2 x overnight with breakfast in Interlaken
* 2 x overnight with breakfast in Zermatt
* excursions to Mount Titlis, Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat (non guided) incl. return tickets
Good to know:
possible to add additional nights at any of the resorts
Terms and Conditions:
 All prices are valid for at least two persons traveling together, the flight must be the same, and must check-in together for both inbound and outbound.
 Child (Sharing room): Price is same as adult.
 Package is non-endorsable, non-reroutable, non-refundable. Valid on flight date shown. After package issued, any unused services (such as air tickets, hotel accommodation or any meals, etc.) will not be refunded
 Package price and extension nights are not applied for exhibitions, conferences, events and festivals during the stay in the hotel, and require to pay for the high season surcharge.
 HK Airport Security Charge, Airport & local departure taxes are not included.
 Package prices are based on date of staying at the hotel. Prices are subject to change without prior notice. All other terms & conditions remain the same as laid in Happy Star Travel Service Ltd.