Overnight at a luxury 4-star hotel with a 5-course dinner that is included with the Jewel of Switzerland tour package.
Duration: 2 nights / 3 days
Destinations: Zurich - Grindelwald - Zermatt - Zurich
Day 01: Zurich - Lucerne - Grindelwald
Begin the Jewel of Switzerland tour from Zurich at 8.00 a.m. and drive to Lucerne. Enjoy a pleasure walk on the historic 14th century wooden bridge and shop for souvenirs at the local shopping centers. Tour the Bruenig Pass till you reach the Bernese Oberland. Tour wood carving factories and see woodcarvers at work as you tour the village of Brienz.
Enjoy a drive along the serene blue Lake Brienz till you arrive at the holiday-resort in Interlaken situated on the foot of the Jungfrau Mountain. Spend the rest of the day at leisure. Drive to a resort in Grindelwald later in the evening. Overnight at a 4-star hotel, dinner on your own.
Day 02: Grindelwald - Gstaad - Gruyere - Castle Chillon - Zermatt
Drive along Lake Thun towards Gstaad on day 02 of the Jewel of Switzerland tour. Spend some time at the world famous Gstaad ski-resort. See farmers and cattle with jingling cowbells as you drive down a steep hill to Mountain villages. Drive through the scenic Rhone river valley, tour the Chillon castle in Geneva see vineyards and pass through fragrant fruit orchards till you reach Taesch where you board a cogwheel train to a mountain resort in Zermatt.
Day 03: Zermatt - Furka Pass - Lake Lucerne - Zurich
You are free to spend the morning at leisure. See old farmhouses and barns as you discover pastoral Switzerland. Later in the morning the Jewel of Switzerland tour includes a train ride to Taesch where you board a van that takes you on a breathtaking panoramic ride through a circular mountain road to spectacular waterfalls and stunning glaciers. Tour the Ice Castle at Furkapass and drive past the lovely Lake Lucerne. Continue your Jewel of Switzerland tour to Zurich. Where you check in at a hotel for the night.
Heavy snowfall may alter the tour program.