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

From USD$1005
Zurich, Switzerland
English; Mandarin Chinese
7 6
Visit Bern, Lucerne, Aletsch Glacier, Bellinzona, Broc, Fiesch, Geneva, Gruyeres, Interlaken, Lausanne.
  • 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
Price In USD (Price per person based on double occupancy)
Price (/person)
    Single $1487
    Double $1005
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    (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 (8164 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 Sommerau or similar 3 Star Hotel in Chur or a neighboring city

Day 2: Chur - Bellinzona - Fiesch - Brig (186 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. At noon, we will visit one of the highlights of this trip: take a cable car (at your own expense) to the summit of the Aletsch Peak viewing platform to see the Aletsch Glacier, which is the largest glacier in Europe. However, from 2005 to the present, the glacier has melted more than 100 meters due to the rise in global temperatures. We hope that in the future, humans will find ways to protect this unique natural landscape.

  • 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.

    The Valais village of Fiesch on the sunny side of the Rhone valley is located in the stepped Upper Goms valley, just at the entrance to the Fiescher valley. This family-friendly resort is the ideal starting point for excursions into the area round the Aletsch Glacier, the Goms Valley, over alpine passes and into the little town of Brig.

    Aletsch Glacier cable car

    From Fiesch via cable car to the Eggishorn, offers a magnificent view of the winding upper part of the large glacier.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $41.40; Child $41.40; roundtrip

  • Aletsch Glacier, SWITZERLAND

    The largest glacier in the Alps. It has a length of about 23 km (2014), has about a volume of 15.4 km3 (2011), and covers about 81.7 km2 (2011) in the eastern Bernese Alps in the Swiss canton of Valais. The whole area, including other glaciers is part of the Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area, which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2001.
Standard Hotel: Hotel Olympica or similar
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. The Gorner Gorge is known for its peculiar geological formations and magnificent waterfalls. Visitors can safely enter the gorge along the corridor and wooden bridges, and the entire walk takes about fifteen minutes. Take a stroll here, the natural beauty of this place is unforgettable and not to be missed. 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.

    Gorner Gorge

    The Gorner gorge offers a thrilling adventure for the whole family. Since the last ice age, the waters of the Gornervispe have carved an ever deeper chasm. Access for tourists was created back in 1886 and 1887. The rock, greenish serpentinite, is about 220 million years old. This natural spectacle is a 15-minute walk from the end of the village of Zermatt.
Standard Hotel: Hotel Bon Port or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 4: Montreux - Gruyeres - Geneva (15872 km)

The Chillon Castle, an elegant ancient castle between Lake Geneva and steep mountains, is both a military fortress and a residence for nobles. 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 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 Geneva.

  • 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.
  • 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.

    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 $6; Child $6


    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 Geneva Airport or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 5: Geneva - Lausanne - Broc - Bern (15935 km)

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 we will visit the Nestle Chocolate Factory (at own expense) to taste the freshest Swiss chocolate. In the afternoon, we will arrive at the "Swiss capital" 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. We will spend the night in a nearby city .

  • 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


    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 $12; Child $12


    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: Hotel Grauholz or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 6: Bern - Lauterbrunnen - Jungfrau - Interlaken (63 km)

Visit the waterfall town of Lauterbrunnen where more than 70 waterfalls cascade down from cliffs. Enjoy the stunning views of the highlands before heading to the top of Europe - Jungfrau (at own expense). Take the train to the transfer station and then switch to the cogwheel train to reach the highest train station in Europe, where you can visit the Jungfrau, covered in snow year-round. The panoramic views of the Alps are breathtaking. Interlaken is a lakeside resort town where you will be staying overnight in a nearby city.

  • 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.
  • 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.


    It is the highest peak in Europe and the most attractive landscape in Berne Heights. It is called "Queen" of the Alps, 4158 meters above sea level, spanning 18 kilometers, just like a girl dressed in long hair, plain silver, lying quietly on her back between the clouds.

    1.When taking the train to Jungfrau, you need to transfer to a "special mountain climbing train" at the halfway station. Please follow the tour guide to transfer trains and take photos on the return trip.
    2.Jungfrau's weather can be checked at www.jungfrau.ch.
    3.When traveling to the snowy mountains in the summer, adults generally only need to wear sweaters, long pants, and windbreakers! * Elderly people should bring more warm clothing to maintain their warmth. * Children and young people are advised to bring an extra pair of pants for playing in the snow in case they get wet and need to change!
    4.The weather at the mountain top changes quickly and drastically, but don't worry, if it's cold, you can hide in the observation restaurant, have a hot cup of coffee, get warm, replenish your energy, and then go out again.

    Admission (Optional): Adult $202; Child $202; Train ticket

Standard Hotel: Emmas B&B or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 7: Interlaken - Thun - Lucerne - Zurich (121 km)

Visit the small town of Thun on the shores of Lake Thun! From Interlaken to Thun, it is a medieval town that has been inhabited since 2500 BC. The atmosphere of the Swiss small town is full of the two banks of the lake. Afterwards, travel to Lucerne, where you can visit the Lion Monument, which honors the Swiss national loyalty, bravery, and loyalty spirit carved on the cliff, and tour the quaint old streets filled with exquisite boutiques, where you can buy authentic Swiss chocolates and souvenirs. At the same time, you can also 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


    Besides tourism, machine and precision instrument engineering, the largest garrison in the country, the food industry, armaments and publishing are of economic importance to Thun.

    Lake Thun

    Located in the Bernese Alps, this this beautiful mountain lake is a popular tourist stop due to its beauty and scenic location. Passengers boats have run on the lake since the early 1800s, offering amazing views of this Swiss masterpiece.
  • 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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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

  • Admission Fees:
    Destination Adult Child
    Nestle Chocolate Factory (Optional) $12 $12
    Aletsch Glacier cable car (Optional)
    $41.40 $41.40
    La Maison du Gruyere (Optional) $6 $6
    Jungfrau (Optional)
    Train ticket
    $202 $202
    Olympic Museum (Optional) $20 $20
    Heidi's House (Optional) $13.90 $13.90
    • 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.
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  • Personal expensessuch as room service, telephone, laundry service charges
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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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