Duration: 12 Nights / 13 Days
: Vienna – Melk – Salzburg – Innsbruck – St. Moritz – Chur – Zermatt – Berne – Interlaken – Lucerne – Zurich
Day 01:Journey to Vienna
You make your own arrangements for the journey to Vienna from where the Best of Austria and Switzerland Globus Tour starts.
Day 02: Arrival at Vienna
Upon arrival at Vienna, check in to hotel and relax for a while. Later proceed for a city orientation tour. Welcome dinner at the hotel in the evening and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03: Vienna
After breakfast at hotel, leave for a full day guided sightseeing tour to explore the best of Austria. The tour includes visit to Prater Park and the United Nations City. Drive past Ring Boulevard, State Opera House and Jewish Quarter and halt at Hofburg Palace for sightseeing. Later continue journey to the celebrated Heldenplatz and the magnificent St. Stephen's Cathedral. Relax at noon. You can also choose to take an excursion to the famous Schönbrunn Palace and the wine village of Grinzing that are frequently visited in tours to Europe. Retire to the hotel for night stay.
Day 04: Vienna
You have yet another day in your Europe tour packages to spend at leisure in the capital city. Breakfast at hotel and then day free for independent activities. You can choose to visit the majestic Hofburg Palace or the Museum of Fine Arts on your own. An excursion tour can also be taken (optional). Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05: Vienna – Melk – Salzburg
Austria and Switzerland tour package today proceeds to Salzburg. Embark on an exciting Danube Cruise in the morning that takes you from Krems to Weissenkirchen. Upon arrival, drive past Danube Valley to Melk for a short visit. Halt midway at the historic Parish Church in Mondsee. Continue drive to Salzburg and transfer to hotel on arrival for the night stay.
Day 06: Salzburg
After breakfast at hotel, we take you on a full day guided sightseeing tour to experience the best of Switzerland region. Enjoy a short walk to the landscaped Mirabell Gardens, Great Festival Hall, St. Peter's Churchyard and Domplatz. Also visit Mozart's birthplace in Getreidegasse. Spend the remaining day at leisure and return to the hotel for night stay.
Day 07:Salzburg – Innsbruck - St. Moritz
Check out from hotel after breakfast and transfer to Innsbruck by road. Upon arrival, take a stroll through its medieval lanes and visit the magnificent Golden Roof of Emperor Maximilian. Later proceed to Swiss Engadine that presents the best of Switzerland’s breathtaking beauty. Continue drive to St. Moritz and check in to hotel on arrival. Relax for the remaining day and spend the night at the hotel.
Day 08: St. Moritz – Chur – Zermatt
Zermatt is the next destination in your travel to Europe. Morning, check out from hotel and transfer to Chur by road. On arrival, embark on the first-class coach in Glacier Express Train that takes you to Zermatt. Transfer to hotel upon arrival for the night.
Day 09: Zermatt
Full day at leisure in Zermatt. You may choose to take an exciting rack-railway ride to Gornergrat (10,272 ft) offering spectacular vistas of the snow-capped Alp ranges. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Zermatt - Berne
The Best of Austria and Switzerland Globus Tour today heads towards Berne. Check out from hotel in the morning and embark on the Mountain Train destined for Täsch. Upon arrival, drive to the picturesque shores of Lake Geneva via the misty Rhône Valley. We take you for a visit to the 12th century Chillon Castle before continuing the journey to Berne. Check in to hotel upon arrival and stay for the night here.
Day 11: Berne – Interlaken – Lucerne
Morning after breakfast, guided city sightseeing tour of Bear Pit, Federal Palace and the Old Town region. Proceed to the Clock Tower to watch the lively parade of painted figures every hour. Halt for lunch at Interlaken. Later continue drive via Brünig Pass to Lucerne, the next stopover in the best of Austria and Switzerland tour package. Upon arrival, transfer to hotel. In the evening, enjoy a folklore party with yodeling and alphorn blowing and stay for the night at the hotel.
Day 12: Lucerne
Breakfast at hotel and then proceed for a sightseeing visit to some of the famous tourist places in the city on foot. Start with Thorwaldsen's mighty Lion Monument and then stroll through the Old Town passing by the ancient patrician houses. Visit the Chapel Bridge and Jesuit Church. Later enjoy shopping or opt for other leisure activities like an exciting cable car ride to a nearby mountain or a lake cruise. Retire to the hotel for night stay.
Day 13: Lucerne - Zurich Departure
Best of Austria and Switzerland Globus Tour ends today and you check out from hotel to depart for Zurich airport from where you head back home or to onward destination.
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