Wilhelm Tell Express
Wilhelm Tell Express
5 days / 2 nights starting at HKD 8155 per person bookable 01.02.2013 – 31.10.2013
The Wilhelm Tell Express links two of Switzerland’s most acttractive regions: Central Switzerland and Ticino. It starts with an unforgettable cruise aboard a vintage paddle steamer from Lucerne to Flüelen. It is then on to the Italien-speaking part with its Mediterranean climate, palm trees and glittering blue lakes.
Day 1 : Depart Hong Kong fly to Zurich
Day 2 : Arrival Lucerne
Transfer by rail from the border, airport or any other destination in Switzerland to Lucerne. Short walk from the railway station to your hotel. Depending on arrival time opportunity to discover the Old Town. Overnight in Lucerne.
Day 3 : Wilhelm Tell Express
The Wilhelm Tell Express links two of Switzerland’s most attractive regions: Central Switzerland and Ticino. The trip starts in Lucerne as you board a nostalgic paddle steamer or motor vessel and cruise to Flüelen on Lake Lucerne in about 2,5 hours. While you enjoy a hot or cold dish in the first-class restaurant, you can watch sleepy bays, picturesque villages and historic landmarks such as the Rütli and the Tellsplatte glide silently by on the starboard and port side. In Flüelen, only a few steps away from the pier, board the air-conditioned, first-class panorama cars of the Swiss Federal Railways. The trip continues through the awesome Reuss Valley with its deep ravines and precipitous cliffs. The world-famous Gotthard line swiftly climbs from 470 to about 1100 meters above sea level to finally enter the 15 kilometer long Gotthard tunnel in Göschenen, Europe’s most important north/south gateway. Countless spiral and horseshoe tunnels, galleries and bridges testify to the remarkable achievements of the men who built this masterpiece of civil engineering. Then, after the 10-minute tunnel passage, you’ll arrive in Ticino. In the Leventina Valley, the Wilhelm Tell Express crosses breathtaking cantilevered bridges and passes charming villages on its way to Bellinzona. Change here to continue your journey to Lugano. Overnight in Lugano.
Day 4: Departure Lugano fly from Zurich to Hong Kong
After breakfast transfer by rail to the airport/border or your next holiday destination.
Day5: Arrival Hong Kong
* Round trip economy class air ticket to Zurich by Swiss Airline
* Swiss Card 1st class border/airport – Lucerne – Lugano – border/airport
* 1 x overnight with breakfast in Lucerne
* 1 x overnight with breakfast in Lugano
* seat reservation on the Wilhelm Tell Express and lunch voucher (valid CHF 19)
* extend your stay and spent one more day in Zurich to do some shopping – ask for our special weekend rates!
* add extra nights at any of the resort – ask for ‘additonal nights’ rate
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.