We love reminiscing about the great experience that we had. We hope to return soon with friends and family. - R.T. - Wisconsin


After arrival in Zurich (or Geneva), we will provide you with a train ticket to get to Appenzell. The group will meet on the first day at 3pm in the hotel lobby for a casual meet and greet. 


After a final breakfast in the hotel, we again provide you with a train ticket back to the airport or any Swiss border city for onward travel. 

Pre- and Post-Tour Travel

Our Alps experts and Certified Switzerland Specialists are happy to assist with your pre- and post-tour travel arrangements. Simply call or email us your plans and we can work out the details to make the best of your vacation experience. Consider an Alpenwild Getaway, a short-stay, self-guided option that’s easily combined with your tour plans.


You will stay in carefully chosen mountain guesthouses, small 3 and 4 star hotels, and classic berghotels that capture the authentic charm of the Alps. 


The hallmark of an Alpenwild trip is our exceptional dining, including buffet breakfasts & many dinner options. All meals starting with dinner on the day of arrival, lunches, snacks, refreshments, receptions, and ending with breakfast on the day of departure are included. Alcoholic beverages & related gratuities are not included.


The services of an expert trip leader, all accommodations (3 nights hotel and 3 nights in mountain guesthouses), all meals as shown (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner), ground transportation including trams and mountain railways, admissions. The inns on days 2,3, and 4 are not accessible for luggage transfers.

Not Included

Beverages (beer, wine) with meals, items of a personal nature (laundry, phone calls, room service),