Duration: 14 Nights/15 Days
Destination: Frankfurt – Rhineland – Heidelberg – Baden-Baden – Black Forest – Rhine Falls – Engelberg – Lucerne – Interlaken – Geneva - Mont Blanc – Zermatt – Stresa - St. Moritz – Innsbruck – Berchtesgaden – Vienna – Dürnstein – Salzburg – Munich – Oberammergau – Rothenburg
Day 01: Frankfurt Arrival
Arrive at Frankfurt on day 01 of your Grand Alpine Trafalgar Tour. Our representative welcomes you at the airport and escorts you to Hotel Marriott. Freshen up and proceed for a sightseeing visit to the city center and the medieval Römerplatz. Welcome dinner and drinks at a local restaurant in the old town in the evening and overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Frankfurt - Rhine Cruise - Heidelberg – Baden-Baden – Black Forest
The Grand Alpine Trafalgar Tour today takes you to some of the must visit places in Switzerland tours. Breakfast at hotel and then transfer to the Rhine Valley by road. Upon arrival, board an exciting Rhine cruise downstream to Boppard. Enjoy vistas of the famous Lorelei Rock, majestic ancient castles and terraced vineyards en route. On arrival at Boppard, drive to Heidelberg by coach. Here we take you on a visit to the castle courtyards by foot and later drive to Baden-Baden where you visit the landscaped gardens and casino. Transfer to Black Forest and check in to Hotel Best Western Hofgut Sternen for night stay.
Day 03: Black Forest - Rhine Falls - Engelberg
Leave for a post breakfast scenic drive through Black Forest. Visit Lake Titisee for a while and later drive to Engelberg, a largely visited tourist destination in tours to Switzerland. Halt midway at the picturesque Rhine Falls at Schaffhausen. Continue drive to Engelberg and upon arrival, transfer to Hotel Schweizerhof for overnight stay.
Day 04: Engelberg - Lucerne - Engelberg
Today we take you on an excursion tour to lakeside Lucerne that is a must visit site in all Switzerland tour packages. Breakfast at hotel and then transfer to Lucerne by road. Sightseeing tour on arrival to the mighty Lion Monument and a visit to the medieval old town. You may also choose to take an excursion to a mountain peak nearby or participate in a Swiss folklore show for leisure. Evening drive back to Engelberg hotel for the night.
Day 05: Engelberg - Interlaken - Geneva
Grand Alpine Tour today tales you to the beautiful city of Geneva. Morning depart after breakfast at hotel. Cross the Brünig Pass to arrive at the Interlaken resort in the Bernese Oberland. Enjoy panoramic views of the snow-clad Jungfrau hills for a while and then continue drive to Geneva passing through Berne en route. Upon arrival, check in to Hotel Cornavin and later, proceed for a sightseeing visit to the United Nations Building, Jet d'Eau Fountains and a short walk to the Reformation Monument and the old town. Dinner at a mountainside restaurant and then retire to the hotel for the night.
Day 06: Geneva - Mont Blanc - Zermatt
After breakfast at hotel, relax at leisure. Go shopping or enjoy a scenic lake cruise. Later proceed for a visit to the breathtaking Mont Blanc that boasts of being the highest mountain peak in Europe. Then drive through the Rhône Valley and board an electric mini-bus or taxi to arrive at Zermatt. Check in to Hotel Albana Real for overnight stay.
Day 07: Zermatt
You have the entire day to relax at leisure in the picturesque hill resort of Zermatt. You may enjoy an exciting ride on board the Gornergrat mountain railway and get spectacular views of the snow-laden Alpine hills. Lunch on board and head back to the hotel in the evening to spend the night.
Day 08: Zermatt - Stresa - St. Moritz
St. Moritz is the next stopover in your travel to Switzerland. Check out from hotel after breakfast and transfer to Tasch where you board the coach to cross the Simplon Pass and arrive at Italy. Halt midway at Stresa to visit the serene Lake Maggiore. Later continue drive through Lake Como up to St. Moritz and transfer to Hotel Soldanella on arrival for the night.
Day 09: St. Moritz - Innsbruck
Morning scenic drive to Innsbruck. Cross Switzerland's Inn Valley and the Austrian frontier near Landeck en route. Arrive at Innsbruck and check in to Hotel Gräuer Bar. Relax for a while and later proceed for a sightseeing visit to the Golden Roof, Wilten Basilica, Hofburg Palace and the Olympic ski jump. Dinner at local restaurant at night stay at hotel.
Day 10: Innsbruck - Berchtesgaden - Vienna
Grand Alpine Trafalgar Tour Package today takes you to the city of Vienna. Morning, breakfast at hotel and then drive to Germany and the Bavarian Alps to Alpine Berchtesgaden in the National Park. Later continue drive to Salzkammergut and Imperial Vienna and check in to Hotel Holiday Inn City upon arrival for the night.
Day 11: Vienna
Leave for a guided city sightseeing tour after breakfast. Start with a visit to the Opera and then proceed to the Hofburg, the Parliament, St. Stephen's Cathedral and Imperial Boulevards. Later enjoy a pleasant walk through the oldest part of the city - Am Hof. Watch a lively Viennese waltz concert in the evening, have a sumptuous dinner at a 'heurige' inn and retire to the hotel for the night.
Day 12: Vienna - Dürnstein - Salzburg
Salzburg is the next destination in the Alpine tours to Switzerland. Depart for the serene Danube Valley in the morning for sightseeing of Richard the Lionheart's Castle at Dürnstein. Later continue drive through the monastery of Melk and arrive at Salzburg. Transfer to Hotel Europa upon arrival and after freshening up, take a short walk to the Residenz Square, Cathedral and Horse Fountain, the frequented tourist places in travel tours to Switzerland. Overnight at hotel.
Day 13: Salzburg - Munich - Oberammergau
Check out from hotel after breakfast and drive to Munich via Chiemsee Lake. City sightseeing tour on arrival covering the Olympic Stadium and Marienplatz. Then continue drive to Oberammergau and transfer to Hotel Wittelsbach upon arrival. Freshen up and leave for a visit to the Passion Play Theatre and the beautiful traditional houses of the village. Return to hotel for night stay.
Day 14: Oberammergau - Rothenburg - Frankfurt
Frankfurt is again the last stopover in your travel to Switzerland. Morning drive to Rothenburg via Augsburg and on arrival, enjoy a pleasant walk around the old town. Continue drive to Frankfurt and check in to Hotel Marriott upon arrival for overnight stay.
Day 15: Frankfurt Departure
Check out from hotel after breakfast and drive to the airport to board onward flight back home. Grand Alpine Trafalgar Tour ends today.
Note: Tour also includes short visits to France and Italy. Double visas mayu also be required in some countries.