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7-Day Switzerland Scenic Tours from Zurich Tour Code: 443-19251

Visit Bern, Lucerne, Bellinzona, Broc, Geneva, Gruyeres, Interlaken, Lausanne.
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Zurich, Switzerland
English; Mandarin Chinese
7 6
  • Scenic experiences Aletsch Glacier, Jungfrau, Matterhorn, Gorges of the Gorner
  • Unique cuisine Gruyeres cheese with protected designation of origin, Nestle chocolate
  • Fairy tale world Heidi's homeland, Bellinzona, Waterfall town, Castle of Chillon
  • Beautiful lakes and mountains Zurich, Geneva, Interlaken, Bern, Thun, Lucerne
  • Lake Brienz appears in various scenes of the Korean Netflix series 'Crash Landing on You', which made it
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
Price (/Person)
    Single $1890
    Double $1358
    3rd Person
    (Age 2-11)
    (Age 0-2)
Price (/Person)
    Single $1989
    Double $1428
    3rd Person
    (Age 2-11)
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  • If there are two adults and one child (2-11 years old) joining the tour, the child can be charged at the child rate and treated as not occupying a separate bed, but must share a room with two adults. If there are two adults and two children, the price will be charged as four adults. The two rooms will be arranged with one adult and one child per room, and the children will have their own beds. The price charged will be the same as that for adults.
  • For individuals under the age of 18, pregnant women, or seniors aged 70 or above, they must be accompanied by at least one adult relative who is under the age of 65 in order to participate in the tour. Additionally, pregnant women or seniors aged 70 or above must sign a "Participation Agreement and Waiver of Liability" at the time of registration for the protection of both parties. We also recommend that pregnant women or seniors purchase appropriate insurance products before joining the tour.
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Day 1: Zurich-Maienfeld-Chur (102 km)

Our tour begins at the Zurich Cathedral, crossing the Limmat River, passing by the City Hall, Parade Square, and the famous bustling Bahnhofstrasse. After lunch, we will drive to the birthplace of the animated character Heidi - Maienfeld. Upon arrival, you will have free time to explore the town or visit Heidi's house at your own expense. We will stay overnight in Chur or a neighboring city.


    Sitting on the northwestern tip of Lake Zurich, this city is the largest in Switzerland. The Bahnhofstrasse ("Station Street") is an important landmark as one of the world's most expensive shopping areas.


    This Romanesque style Protestant church was originally a Carolingian church that was converted after the Reformation extended to Zurich. Allegedly, the church was commissioned by Charlemagne. Construction started around 1100 and wrapped up in 1220.

    Limmat (Passing By)

    This river in Switzerland begins flowing out of Lake Zurich and meanders 35 kilometers to the northwest. It has many tributaries which stretch their way across the northern Swiss countryside.

    Bahnhofstrasse (Passing By)

    Bahnhofstrasse, meaning "Station Street" in English, is the main downtown street in Zurich. It is home to some of the city's best shops, like Bvlgari, Dior, Louis Vuitton, Prada, and many more.
  • Maienfeld, SWITZERLAND

    Maienfeld in the distinctive Bündner Herrschaft region of GraubUnden inspired the poetess Johanna Spyri to write her novel Heidi. In the Heidi village, the story of this cheerful, nature-loving little orphan girl comes to life at the original locales of the story.

    Heidi's House

    Heidi’s house, is the birthplace and place of residence of the fictional character, which takes you back to the time of the world-famous Heidi story, in 1880, and lets you experience the life lessons and experiences of Heidi, in the house she lived in.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $13.90; Child $13.90

Standard Hotel: Hotel Krone Churwalden or similar 3 Star Hotel in Chur or a neighboring city

Day 2: Chur - Bellinzona - Locarno - Brig (164 km)

The three medieval castles in Bellinzona were registered as a World Heritage site in 2000. Let's take a look at the largest of these, the Grand Castle, and the beautiful town. There are many exquisite small shops, cobblestone streets, wrought iron balconies, and small restaurants below the castle. After lunch, move towards to Locarno, where holds international filmfestivals every August.We will visit the famous Piazza Grande, one of the largest open-air movie screening venues in the world. After that, guests can take cable car to the sacred Mount Madonna del Sasso, where is regarded as the place of apparition of the Virgin Maryaswell asthe landmark of Locarno (optional, at own expenses).

  • Bellinzona, SWITZERLAND

    The silhouette of Ticino’s cantonal capital is dominated by the fortress of Bellinzona, a UNESCO World Heritage site. It consists of three castles, a defensive wall and ramparts around the entire valley. The fortified ensemble is the only example of medieval military architecture of this kind in Europe.


    Castelgrande was constructed over the Bellinzona center on a Roman castle. It is the most impressive and well-known of the three castles in Bellinzona. Castelgrande includes a museum with an archaeological and an artistic section.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child $12

  • Locarno, SWITZERLAND

    Locarno, the town with the warmest climate in Switzerland, on the northern shore of Lago Maggiore. Explore its attractions, such as the Piazza Grande, the Madonna del Sasso, the Castello Visconteo and so on
Standard Hotel: Good Night Inn or similar 3 -star mountain hotel
Breakfast: Included

Day 3: Brig - Zermatt - Montreux (116 km)

Zermatt, also known as the "smoke-free city," has only one means of transportation upon entering the town, which is by electric tram (complimentary ticket provided). The famous Swiss triangular chocolate logo, the Matterhorn, is right in front of you as you enter the city. Matterhorn (optional, at own expenses) Transport by cable car to Matterhorn. Reach the summit and admirethe38alpinegiants as well as 14 glaciers. Discover the world’s highest ice palace and be awestruck by the beautiful handmadesculpturescreated in the eternal ice. Or take cable car to Mount Gornergrat, at the superb 360°viewing platform, you are allowedtocatchall-round scenery of Matterhorn, the gorgeous high peaks of Alps and grand glacier. Those who love hiking can take 5-minute walking to Riffelsee Lake at the transfer station: Rotenboden to take photos of the famous Matterhorn reflection. Accommodation will be provided in a nearby hotel in Montreux.

  • Zermatt, SWITZERLAND


    At 4,478 metres, the majestic Matterhorn – certainly the most famous mountain in Europe - looms over the breathtaking Alpine panorama.Its symmetric pyramid shape, the rocky tooth reaching the sky and the light reflections of the nearby Stellisee make the Matterhorn’s landscape a unique natural spectacle in Zermatt.
Standard Hotel: Campanile Martigny or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 4: Montreux - Lausanne - Geneva - Nyon (96 km)

The Chillon Castle, an elegant ancient castle between Lake Geneva and steep mountains, is both a military fortress and a residence for nobles. The small town of Lausanne has the reputation of being the Olympic City, and at the Olympic Center (at own expense) you can experience the most exciting moments of past Olympic Games. Then head to Geneva, the "City of Peace,"which is not only the location of the European headquarters of the United Nations but also the birthplace of the Red Cross. Accommodation will be provided in a nearby city in Nyon.
  • Montreux, SWITZERLAND

    This small Swiss city sits on the western coast of Lake Geneva. It is most famous for hosting the annual Montreaux Jazz Festival, and gets mentioned in the iconic rock song "Smoke on the Water."

    Chillon Castle

    This Swiss castle provides incredible views of Lake Geneva. It is located on a narrow stretch of land on the eastern end of the lake. The poet Lord Byron was a famous visitor and carved his name into the dungeon.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $13.50; Child $13.50

  • Lausanne, SWITZERLAND

    This Swiss city started as an ancient Roman military camp. Now it is a modern city of modest size. It is a popular destination for immigrants, the largest demographic being Portuguese.

    Olympic Museum

    This museum in Switzerland is home to many exhibits that detail the history of sports, especially those competitions that are part of the Olympic Games. It was opened in June, 1993.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $20; Child $20


    Geneva is the second largest city in Switzerland and a global center that houses the United Nations and many international organizations. Visitors enjoy museums, theatres, and cultural sites including Muse d'Art et d'Histoire, as well as archeological sites, historic buildings, dining, shopping, and much more.
Standard Hotel: B&B hotel Nyon or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 5: Nyon - Gruyeres - Broc - Bern (117 km)

Gruyeres, a 13th-century castle, stands tall in the medieval town and is clearly visible from near and far. Visit the legendary Gruyeres Cheese Factory (at your own expense) and indulge in the fragrance and deliciousness of the cheese. Then we will visit the Nestle Chocolate Factory (at own expense) to taste the freshest Swiss chocolate. In the afternoon, we will arriveat the"Swisscapital" Bern, where we will visit landmark sites in the city center, such as the magnificent Swiss Federal Parliament Building, the Zytglogge Clock Tower built to commemorate Berthold V, and the historic buildings preserved since the 16th century. Wewillspend the night near Bern.
  • Gruyeres, SWITZERLAND

    The picturesque village of Gruyeres gets its charm from the Middle Ages. The pedestrian town welcomes visitors for a gentle stroll, with its cobblestones and its fountains. The village gave its name to the region La Gruyere and its delicious cheese, Le Gruyere AOP.

    Gruyeres Castle

    Gruyeres Castle has stood proudly atop a verdant hill on the threshold of Fribourg’s imposing Alpine foothills since the 13th century. Today, the medieval fortress houses prestigious collections that bear witness to its long and eventful history.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $12; Child $12

    La Maison du Gruyere

    La Maison de Gruyere, which means 'The home of Gruyere', is a cheese factory and show dairy. Cheese called 'Le Gruyere AOP' is made here.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $7; Child $7


    The birthplace of the chocolate industry in La Gruyere, the village of Broc is home to the famous Maison Cailler, Swiss Chocolate Factory, which has been filling the town with its chocolate fragrance for over 100 years. Dive into the world of a hydroelectric factory with a visit to Electrobroc or go and discover the “Gorges de la Jogne”, a magical place in the middle of nature.

    Nestle Chocolate Factory

    The Maison Cailler Chocolate Factory in Broc has been making chocolate treats since Louis Cailler established his headquarters in the Swiss hills of Fribourg-Gruyere in 1989. Now owned by Swiss food giant Nestle, the factory has opened a fresh new tour and visitor center at the hundred year old factory, telling the story of how sweet milk chocolate came to be.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $17; Child $17


    The official language of Bern is (the Swiss variety of Standard) German, but the main spoken language is the Alemannic Swiss German dialect called Bernese German.In 1983 the historic old town in the centre of Bern became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.


    This medieval tower is a major landmark in Bern. Originally built in 1218, it has undergone several renovations to ensure that it remains a central component of the city's architecture.

    The Parliament Building

    The Parliament Building in Bern is at the heart of Swiss democracy. The parliament meets under its mighty dome, while the west and east wings are home to parts of the Swiss federal government and the federal administration. Outside, the expansive Bundesplatz (Parliament Square) is a lively meeting place for young and old alike.
Standard Hotel: A1 Hotel Restaurant Grauholz AG or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 6: Bern - Lauterbrunnen - Jungfrau - Grindelwald - Bern (121 km)

Visit the waterfall town of Lauterbrunnen where more than 70 waterfalls cascade down from cliffs. Enjoy the stunningviewsof thehighlands before heading to the top of Europe - Jungfrau (at own expense). Take the train to the transfer station andthenswitchto the cogwheel train to reach the highest train station in Europe, where you can visit the Jungfrau, covered in snowall-year-round.The panoramic views of the Alps are breathtaking. After that, you'll take the train downhill to Grindelwald, so that youcanenjoythe stunning views of Jungfrau from another perspective. Arriving at Grindelwald, you can find out that it is just like a beautiful landscape canvas among the mountains. You’ll have some free time for leisure here before sending back to hotel for overnight stay.
  • Lauterbrunnen, SWITZERLAND

    A village and a municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. It is located in moutain vally with beautiful scenery and many waterfalls and springs.
  • Grindelwald, SWITZERLAND

    Grindelwald is a village and municipality in the Interlaken-Oberhasli administrative district in the canton of Berne in Switzerland. In addition to the village of Grindelwald, the municipality also includes the settlements of Alpiglen, Burglauenen, Grund, Itramen, Mühlebach, Schwendi, Tschingelberg and Wargistal.
Standard Hotel: A1 Hotel Restaurant Grauholz AG or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 7: Bern - Interlaken - Brienz - Lucerne - Zurich (149 km)

Enjoying the stunning nature scenes in Switzerland by travelling along the lakesides. Lake Brienz appears in various scenes of the Korean Netflix series «Crash Landing on You», which made it famous. You can choose to take cruise on Lake Brienz(optional,at your own expenses) The turquoise Lake Brienz are set amid the spectacular mountain scenery of the Bernese Oberland.You'll be picked up at Brienz Ferry Terminal, then transfer to Lucerne. Lucerne, where you can visit the Lion Monument, which honors the Swiss national loyalty, bravery, and loyalty spirit carved on the cliff, and walk along the quaint old streets filled with exquisite boutiques, where you can buy authentic Swiss chocolates and souvenirs. At the same time, you can go to famous watch shops to choose Swiss watches. The tour will end in Lucerne at 19:00. Then the bus will drive to the "Zurich train station"
  • Interlaken, SWITZERLAND

    This small Swiss town is a very popular tourist destination because of its beautiful location nestled in a valley among the Alps. There is a famous monastery and many popular, old-fashioned hotels in the area.
  • Lucerne, SWITZERLAND

    Lucerne, SWITZERLAND
    This Swiss city on gorgeous Lake Lucerne is popular with tourists due to its amazing views of the lake, Mount Pilatus, and Mount Rigi of the Swiss Alps. Some of the buildings in Lucerne date back hundreds of years.

    Lion Monument

    The Lion of Lucerne is an amazing sculpture carved directly into a cliffside in one of Switzerland's most gorgeous cities. It was done to commemorate the deaths of Swiss soldiers who were brutally massacred during the bloody French Revolution.
Breakfast: Included
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Location Address Departure
Zurich, SWITZERLAND Bahnhofplatz 15, Zurich, ZH 8001 (Main Entrance - Zurich) 9:30am
  • Please arrive at the station at least 15 minutes before the scheduled departure.

Price Includes

  • Round-trip Smoke-free city tram ticket
  • Hotel: Twin share basis. For child aged 2 - 11 years old will be sharing a room with 2 adults.
    (Hotel information will be confirmed 24 hours prior departure.)
  • Transportation: Air Conditioned luxury coach and other transportation listed in itinerary.
  • Breakfast: Daily Continental breakfast including coffee or tea, juice, bread, jam. All others meals not listed are at your expense.
  • Guide: Professional English speaking tour guide Level 2: semi-guided tour

Price Excludes

Destination Adult Child
Castelgrande (Optional) $12 $12
Bernese Oberland
Boat trip on Lake Brienz (Single, 2nd Class) CHF 32.00 – 50.00 (Optional) $50 $50
Jungfrau train ticket (Return) (Optional) $227.60 $227.60
Nestle Chocolate Factory (Optional) $17 $17
Gruyeres Castle (Optional) $12 $12
La Maison du Gruyere (Optional) $7 $7
Olympic Museum (Optional) $20 $20
Funicolare Locarno ticket (Return) (Optional) $7.20 $7.20
Heidi's House (Optional) $13.90 $13.90
Chillon Castle (Optional) $13.50 $13.50
Gornergrat Railway(Return)CHF 114.00 (May. & Sep.) CHF 132.00 (Jul. & Aug.) (Optional) $132 $132
Matterhorn ticket (Return) (Optional) $109 $109
  • Prices are subject to change without prior notice.
  • If you would like to join the optional activities, please pay the fee in cash to the tour guide. You cannot buy / use the tickets on your own or use City Passes. The tour guide will arrange the tickets for the group.
  • Travel insurance, visa fees
  • Any charges for additional itinerary are not listed in itinerary
  • A mandatory service fees for tour guide/bus driver (min. Euro 10 /day per person).
  • Excess baggage charges
  • Personal expensessuch as room service, telephone, laundry service charges
  • Losses or additional expenses: The Company will accept no responsibilities for losses or additional expense due to accident.

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  • Due to different bus models, we may not be able to accommodate participants using wheelchairs. Therefore, we regret that we cannot accept wheelchair users to join our tour. (Note: For "private group tours", please inform us before receiving a quote.)
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  • Any tour participant who intentionally obstructs the tour leader's work, endangers the safety of others, or affects the normal activities and interests of the group, the tour leader has the right to cancel their tour qualification, order the participant to leave the group depending on the specific situation or with the consent of the majority of the tour participants. The remaining balance of the unfinished part of the journey will not be refunded, and any actions taken by the participant after leaving the group will not be related to the company.
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  • The itinerary is for reference purposes only. The company will make appropriate arrangements and adjustments based on the actual situation regarding the tour program, accommodation location, and other issues. The possibility of canceling programs due to the closure of attractions or local holidays cannot be ruled out. Tour participants are expected to accept and may not object.
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  • The temperature difference between day and night in Europe is substantial, the annual average temperature exceeds 30 degrees for less than two months, and European countries have strong environmental protection awareness. Therefore, hotels in Europe may not have standard air conditioning.
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  • Cancellation penalties per person (request day and departure day are not counted)
    31 days or more prior to departure - Free cancellation with full refund.
    16-31 days prior to departure - 50% of total purchase amount. For Egypt Tour: 50% of total purchase amount (after deducting the cost of Ferry transportation and Air transportation)
    Within 15 days prior to departure or no show - 100% of the total purchase amount.
    Unused features are non-refundable. No shows forfeit entire payment.
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    The refund amount will be credited directly to your TakeTours wallet as credits for future use. Or the refund can also be forwarded directly to your credit card with a 6% handling fee.
    NOTE: 1) We cannot grant any refunds more than 30 days after completion of the tour. 2) If a guest quits during the trip or fails to participate in any itinerary due to personal reasons (no travel documents, late arrival, illness, accident, etc.), the paid tour fare will not be refunded, and no other services will be compensated. 3) Additional hotel bookings before or after the tour as well as other services are subject to hotel cancellation policy to determine if a refund is possible. 4) Gift items in the itinerary that cannot be given away due to force majeure factors such as traffic and weather conditions or personal reasons may be subject to change. Please understand that the fees will not be refunded.
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