Travel on the famous Glacier Express – one of Switzerland's best scenic train rides across the Alps connecting two of the most popular resorts – Zermatt and St. Moritz. The entire journey takes around 7.5 hours and crosses 291 bridges, passes through 91 tunnels and climbs over the 2033m high Oberalp Pass. There are of course faster ways to travel. But none as beautiful as the journey by Glacier Express, the panoramic train traveling right through the Swiss Alps. Here the journey is really the destination.
Offer valid: 15.12.2019 - 11.10.2020
- 1 overnight stay with breakfast in Zermatt
- 1 overnight stay with breakfast in St. Moritz
- Seat reservation on the Glacier Express from Zermatt to St. Moritz (or vice versa)
- Rail ticket 2nd class: border/airport - Zermatt - St. Moritz - border/airport
Day 1: Transfer by train from the border, airport or any other destination in Switzerland to Zermatt. Short walk to your hotel and check in. Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn. The town‘s touristic development is closely linked to what is most probably the world‘s most famous mountain. Zermatt is a car-free zone, has preserved its original character and offers nearly unlimited possibilities as far as excursions are concerned. Overnight in Zermatt.
Day 2: Today you take the world famous Glacier Express for a thrilling ride in panoramaic carriages to St. Moritz. Take in some of the most dramatic scenery Switzerland has to offer. The journey is commentary, via complimentary headphones and explains the amazing engineering feat in overcoming extreme altitude variations by train. After an exhilarating trip, you will arrive in St. Moritz, the world famous holiday resort. Overnight in St. Moritz.
Day 3: After breakfast you can enjoy St. Moritz a little bit longer and visit some of the many shops in this town or participate in one of the traditional sports, such as hiking, climbing or enjoy a spot of sailing, windsurfing, a rubber dinghy ride on the River Inn, tennis or horseriding. In addition, St. Moritz with a total of four golf courses is a golfer`s paradise. Transfer by rail to the airport/border back home or your next holiday destination.
supplements per person
|upgrade to 1st class on all train rides||CHF 134.00|
|lunch on the Glacier Express (3-course menu)||CHF 45.00|
|dish of the day on the Glacier Express||CHF 32.00|
|excursion Gornergrat||from CHF 40.00|