Self-Guided Grand Train Tour of Switzerland 

Imagine gazing through the panoramic windows to enjoy the spectacular alpine scenery while riding the legendary railways of Switzerland. During your journey, you can enjoy stunning Swiss Alp peaks, glistening lakes, plush alpine meadows, prominent castles, deep-cut glacial valleys, terraced vineyards, and the iconic profile of the Matterhorn Mountain.

Switzerland's Legendary Rail System

Switzerland has some of the greatest railways in the world. Their ingenious network of trains, trams, rack railways, and funiculars gives you access to the most remarkable glaciers in the Alps and the highest peaks in Europe.

Incredible Scenic Journeys 

You'll ride on the most famous alpine railway journey—The Glacier Express—and discover the beauty of other scenic routes such as the Bernina Express, Gotthard Express, and the GoldenPass Line..

Alpine Excursions

During your tour, you will have many opportunities to get high into the Alps on a variety of scenic mountain excursions. You can travel through a tunnel in the Eiger Mountain to arrive at the Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe. You can choose to ascend on the Gornergrat cogwheel railway above Zermatt where you are surrounded by the most 4,000-meter peaks than anywhere else in the Alps. You can also ride on the steepest cogwheel train to Mt. Pilatus high above Lucerne. The Swiss have perfected making the alpine mountains accessible!

Overview Itinerary

Day 1 – Travel to Lucerne -- Mt. Pilatus Mountain Excursion

Day 2 – Gotthard Express Line route in the Historic Heart of Switzerland

Day 3 – Bernina Express Train - Swiss Alps Postcard Views

Day 4 – Spectacular Swiss Alps, Lakes and Panoramas

Day 5 – Glacier Express Train -- Alpine Peaks, Green Pastures, and Magnificent Scenery

Day 6 – Gornergrat Cogwheel train -- Best Views of the Matterhorn and Surrounding Highest Peaks in Europe

Day 7 – Montreux Riviera -- Vineyards, Mountain Peaks and Lake Geneva

Day 8 – Legendary GoldenPass Rail on your way to the Jungfrau Region

Day 9 – Jungfraujoch Cogwheel train --Highest Railway Station in Europe

Day 10 – Depart Zurich for onward travel

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Tour Price

$3,195 USD per person, double occupancy

$650 single supplement

Reserve your place on this tour with a $500 per person deposit

Trip Dates

01 June 2020 - 10 October 2020 for 10 days

01 June 2021 - 10 October 2021 for 10 days

01 June 2022 - 10 October 2022 for 10 days

Or, book a private departure

Trip Highlights

  • Ride the most iconic railway journeys including the Glacier Express, Bernina Express, Gotthard Panorama express route and the GoldenPass line.
  • Travel through the Alps on an unforgettable rail journey through all four language regions of Switzerland
  • Enjoy breathtaking views from the luxury of your first-class seat on the most popular scenic trains in Switzerland.
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