Testimonials

I have always loved chocolate, so I knew this trip was for me. What stood out was visiting the small chocolate boutiques to taste their signature pieces. The fillings were so creative and the chocolate sublime. Meeting the individual chocolatiers added so much to the experience. There was just the right balance of food, history, scenery, culture, and chocolate. This trip is a chocolate lover’s dream. - G.E. - California

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Arrival

After arrival in Zurich (or Geneva), we will provide you with transportation to our hotel in Luzern. The group will meet on the first day around 2:00 pm in the hotel lobby for a casual meet and greet. 

Departure

After a final breakfast in the hotel, we again provide you with a transfer 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.

Accommodations

You will stay in carefully chosen and independently-owned 4- and 5-star hotels that capture the authentic charm of the Swiss Alps. 

Meals

The hallmark of an Alpenwild trip is our exceptional dining, including buffet breakfasts & many dinner options. Alcoholic beverages & related gratuities are not included.

Included

The services of an expert trip leader, all accommodations (6 nights hotel), meals as shown (B=breakfast, D=dinner), all cooking classes, excursions, ground transportation including trams and mountain railways, admissions and luggage transfers.

Not Included

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