6 Days 5 Nights
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All ages
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Valid until 31 December 2021
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Style: Hosted
Theme: Cultural

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Luzern – Chur – St Moritz – Lugano – Locarno – Andermatt – Luzern

 

Switzerland is bursting at the seams with activities catered to young and old, with a varied and exciting range of things to do. There are many reasons to visit Switzerland.

Switzerland offers so much, including delicious food, breathtaking mountain scenery, adrenaline-pumping activities and a seamless way of getting around thanks to the country’s superb organisation.

This 6 day 5 night fully exclusive package explores the eastern area of this magical country. Rich in history and stunning landscapes your Guide will take on on an amazing journey of discovery. From climbing high into the mountains on a cable car to exploring beautiful lakes you will be amazed at the natural beauty of Switzerland. Your Guide will take you through ancient alley’s discovering centuries old buildings and for those that love to shop you can explore the many fine fashion and food outlets that the country is so famous for.

So if you are ready to experience this once in a lifetime Great Journey then connect with us to make your booking.

 

Is this package for me?

TRAVEL STYLE Private getaway perfect for couples, families, friends or the solo adventurer.
SERVICE LEVEL This package is a premium quality Great Journey hosted by our Local Expert Partner – Typically Swiss Tours
PHYSICAL RATING Great for people of all ages and average levels of fitness.
TRIP TYPE Private Package

What’s Included?

  • Seven nights accommodation in double/twin shared room
  • Breakfast & dinner at your overnight hotel
  • Private Guide
  • All transfers in a private A/C vehicle
  • Chur City Tour
  • St Moritz City Tour
  • Cable Car Ticket

 

Transportation:

  • Upgraded air conditioned private vehicle

 

Pricing Per Guest (USD)

Travelling Style Price
Solo Traveller $10,345
Twin Share $5,527
3 Guests $4,621
4 Guests $3,952
5 Guests $3,723
6 Guests $3,222

 

 

 To create your own personalised itinerary and to book this Great Journey let us connect you with our Local Expert Partner

 

 

Now that you have booked your Great Journey, click below to find the best deal on flights.

 

 

 

Flights

 

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Day 1: Luzern (D)

Luzern > Sihlbrugg > Landquart > Chur

Start your journey in Luzern and travel via the Sihlbrugg pass, make stops and lunch in either Rapperswil, Heidiland and Walensee, then journey onto Landquart for a spot of shopping for highstreet brands in the Landquart retail park.  Next stop for the first overnight stay is Chur. Switzerland’s oldest city charms visitors with its fine mountain setting, twisting alleys and historic buildings. Numerous boutiques, restaurants, bars, museums and galleries in the largely traffic-free Old Town create a Mediterranean-style atmosphere.

Overnight and dinner at Chur

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Day 2: Chur (B,D)

Chur > Davos > St.Julier pass > St Moritz

After meandering through the old town of Chur, journey onto Europe`s highest town, Davos to take in splendid mountain views and the clean crisp mountain air. We motor along the winding St.Julier pass onto the highlight of the Tour, the picturesque St Moritz, famous for it’s 300 days of sunshine climate, winter and summer sports and the regular visits by the rich and famous. Accommodation is a hotel in the center of town, near the luxury filled shops.

Overnight and dinner in St Moritz

 

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Day 3: Graubunden (B,D)

Graubunden > Corvatsch > Lugano

The following day go up on the highest cable car in Graubunden, the Corvatsch and enjoy lunch in the Panorama Restaurant at 3303 metres above sea level.  The route to Ticino crosses the border into Italy and passes through Chiavenna (lunch) and then alongside Lake Como to the Mediterraneaesque Lugano and it`s palm trees.

Overnight and dinner in Lugano

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Day 4: Lugano (B,D)

Lugano > Locarno 

After a night’s stay in Lugano spend the day strolling along the lake in the lush Parco Civico Ciano or take a funicular to Mount Bre, visit the Swiss Miniature or the Alprose chocolate museum. We journey onto Locarno for the overnight stay.

Overnight and dinner in Locarno

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Day 5: Ascona (B,D)

Ascona > Goldeneye dam > Lavertezzo > Andermatt

After a wander through the old town, we drive the short distance to Ascona and have a stroll along the famous promenade, then it’s a short drive to the Goldeneye dam and to the rocks and the majestic Ponte dei Salti in Lavertezzo, overlooking the magical jade green waters.  The journey home starts from here driving over the Gottard Pass to stay the final night in Andermatt.

Overnight and dinner Andermatt

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Day 6: Luzern (B,D)

Luzern

Following a morning stroll through the quaint village, we start the last leg of the journey back to Luzern stopping off in Altdorf for some William Tell history and alongside the banks of Lake Luzern calling at Brunnen and/or Weggis until we reach Luzern.

Click on the tabs below to view our partner Hotels and Resorts.

Your Hotels

Chur 
Drei Konige Stern Central Post
Deluxe Room Double or Twin  Superior Rooms Double or Twin  Standard Double or Twin  
In a historic building dating from 1793, Hotel Drei Könige enjoys a quiet location in the center of Chur. It offers free WiFi and a traditional restaurant serving seasonal dishes and Grisons specialties. Chur Train Station is a 5-minute walk away. The Hotel Stern Chur is the only quality full service 4-star swiss historic hotel in Chur, the capital of the Canton of Graubünden. It’s a Swiss hotel with a living tradition, a personal touch, and a romantic atmosphere and also with a profound sense of value. In fact, it’s the number one address in Chur. A bed in the heart of the city.  Central Hotel Post is located in the heart of Chur’s Old Town. There are only a few steps to the art museum with its important collection of works from the classical modern to the present.
St Moritz
Europa Stephanie Hauser
Deluxe Room Double or Twin  Superior Rooms Double or Twin  Superior Rooms Double or Twin 
The Hotel Europa lies at the far end of the quaint and peaceful village of Champfèr, and blends into the uniquely beautiful nature of the Upper Engadine. Only footsteps away from the hotel there are vast green meadows and in winter this is where cross-country skiers start their day, as the groomed cross-country ski trails are very close. In the morning the sun rises above the mountains and bathes the breakfast room in bright light. You will feel relaxed and energized after a deep and wonderful sleep, waking up to the serenity of this magical village. Located in the centre of Sankt Moritz, 300 m from the funicular to the Corviglia Ski Area, the traditional, family-run Hotel Steffani offers 3 restaurants, 3 bars, a night club, and a spa area with an indoor pool, sauna, steam bath, relaxation area, and massage room.Guests can dine in the one-and-only Chinese restaurant in St. Moritz called Le Mandarin, enjoy grilled dishes and fish in the Stüva Grill, or typical Swiss and Italian cuisine in the Lapin Bleu restaurant, which is the oldest restaurant in St. Moritz. The Hauser Hotel is situated in the heart of St. Moritz. With mountain cable cars and public transport only a couple of footsteps away. All our friendly arranged rooms have been renovated and furnished with local larch and swiss pine wood. The rooms consist of a writing desk with chair, IP-TV with over 130 channels, radio, direct-phone, safety box, free WIFI in the whole hotel, such as a free internet-point in our lobby. The family-run business offers not only a central situated hotel, but also makes the heart beat faster for sweet-teeth.
Locarno 
Belvedere Arcadia Laco Maggiore
Deluxe Room Double or Twin Deluxe Room Double or Twin Classic Rooms Double or Twin
Located on the hill which overlooks the city of Locarno, the Hotel Belvedere – the only 4-star-superior hotel in Locarno – offers a breathtaking view on the mountains and Lake Maggiore, making it the ideal place for a wonderful stay in Ticino all year round. Every moment spent at this magical location will become a treasured memory, and every business meeting here will be a well spent time. The H4 Hotel Arcadia is located on the lakeside promenade in Locarno, and is only separated from Lago Maggiore by the lakeside road. The boat embarkation point is in the immediate vicinity, as is the famous “Piazza Grande.” The town welcomes guests with a Mediterranean climate and a wide range of cultural, countryside and historic attractions. The Hotel & Lounge Lago Maggiore is situated in an exquisite position on the lake promenade of Locarno-Muralto and offers an active lifestyle to guests who enjoy physical activity and sport, and who love beauty, attention to detail, and high-quality service in a relaxed and modern environment. The refined design of the hotel’s spaces determines the use of form and innovative materials which recall the colours of nature. 
Lugano 
Sassa Seegarten De La Paix
Superior Rooms with Double or Twins Superior Rooms Double or Twin Deluxe Room Double or Twin 
Surrounded by a large park, Villa Sassa Hotel, Residence & Spa offers a spacious spa area and panoramic views over Lugano, Lake Lugano, and the surrounding mountains. Right on the shore of Lake Lugano, this family-run 4-star hotel offers restaurants, free WiFi, and a south-facing outdoor pool with direct lake access. The centre of Lugano is a 10-minute walk away. The Hotel de la Paix is housed in a stylish 18th-century building near Lake Lugano, about 1 km from the city centre and the train station
Andermatt
Radisson Aurora Drei Konige
Superior Rooms with Double or Twins Superior Rooms Double or Twin Deluxe Room Double or Twin
Located in Andermatt, 1.1 km from Devils Bridge, Radisson Blu Hotel Reussen, Andermatt provides accommodation with a restaurant, private parking, a fitness centre and a bar. This 4-star hotel offers ski storage space, room service and free WiFi. The hotel features an indoor pool, hammam and a 24-hour front desk.

All units at the hotel are equipped with a seating area. At Radisson Blu Hotel Reussen every room is fitted with a desk, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom.

Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a buffet breakfast.

Radisson Blu Hotel Reussen, Andermatt features a spa and wellness centre which includes a sauna. Guests at the hotel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Andermatt, like hiking, skiing and cycling.

Located in Andermatt, Hotel Aurora is only 40 m from the cable car station Andermatt – Gemsstock. It offers rooms with a satellite TV, seating area and free WiFi.

The rooms of the Aurora have carpeted floors and wooden elements in their interior décor. Each has a work desk, and every private bathroom has a hairdryer and shower.

The Aurora has a lounge and a sun terrace. The hotel also provides ski storage facilities.

The Urserenwald forest is less than 100 m away. The Andermatt Railway Station is within 500 m. There are free parking spaces in front of the house.

The hotel has an à la carte restaurant. It serves local as well as international dishes. In the mornings a breakfast buffet is available.

The family-run 3 Könige is set by the historic bridge across the Reuss River, 450 m from Andermatt Train Station. The Gemsstock Gondola lies 500 m away. On-site facilities include free Wi-Fi and a spa centre.

Each of the en-suite rooms at the Hotel 3 Könige & Post is decorated with modern wooden furniture. Some also have their own private balcony.

Every day guests can enjoy a rich and freshly prepared breakfast buffet. The on-site restaurant serves regional and international gourmet dishes.

The impressive array of wellness facilities on offer includes a hot tub, a sauna, and a steam bath. A tennis court is located nearby.

The closest bus stops are found within 400 m of the hotel. It is also possible to rent bicycles in the village.

These are our selected Hotel Partners and prior to final booking confirmation, we will confirm the availability of your requested hotel and room type. We cannot guarantee your preference and in the unlikely chance that all of our Partner Hotels are unavailable we reserve the right to provide an alternative comparable hotel. If you are not satisfied with the available alternative then Guests have no obligation to continue with booking.

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Exclusions

    • Visa fee
    • Flights & airport taxes
    • Other personal expenses
    • Beverages
    • Other activities
    • Tips, and all services not clearly mentioned
    • Meals not specifically mentioned in the itinerary.
    • Travel Insurance which is required

    Key Information Remarks

    • Prices are net per person in United States Dollars (USD) and are subject to change without prior notice
    • No refund for any un-utilized Tour or Activity

    Child policy

    • Child under 2: Free of charge
    • Child over 2 and above: 100% of adult cost

     CANCELLATION: 

    • Period before arrival* Amount of Cancellation of the Tour or Activity Price
    • More than 60 days before arrival- Free Of Charge (FOC)
    • More than 45 days before arrival– 30%
    • Less than 21 days before arrival – 50%
    • Less than 14 days before arrival – 80%
    • Failure on traveling date at point of arrival 100%

    Local Culture

    The Swiss people are modest, so avoid wearing clothes that are too short or revealing in public and in particular at religious or culturally significant places.

    Ask permission before taking someone’s photo.

    Arrival Complications

    We don’t expect any problems, and nor should you. However, if you are unable to commence your Tour as scheduled for any reason, please contact us immediately. Please refer to our emergency contact details.

    Emergency Contact

    If you need to contact us in an emergency, it is best to call the Green Cultural Travel Local Expert Partner. If you don’t receive an immediate answer, please leave a detailed message with your contact information so they can return your call as soon as possible.

    Emergency contact numbers

    Typically Swiss Tours 

    From within Switzerland 079 286 0451

    From outside Switzerland +04179 286 0451 

    Tipping

    Depending on the service, it is discretionary in Europe to tip service providers, such as waiters. Though not compulsory, tipping shows an expression of satisfaction with the people who have assisted you on your holiday. Although it may not be customary to you, it is of considerable significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels. 

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    Safety and Security

    We strongly recommend the use of a neck wallet or money belt for keeping your valuables safe. Leave your expensive jewellery at home. You won’t need it while travelling. Many of the hotels you stay at have safety deposit boxes, which is the most secure way of storing your valuables while on tour. 

    Medical Form

     As a minimum, an average level of fitness and mobility is required to undertake our easiest programs. Travellers must be able to walk without the aid of another person, climb 3-4 flights of stairs, step on and off small boats, and carry their personal luggage. 

     Green Cultural Travel – Community Programs

    As we are owned by Green Cultural Travel Hub Limited UEN 201705140R a Singapore registered “Not for Profit” company our profits allow us to continue our support of community projects in the destinations our guests visit.

    Purchasers of our Packages will automatically become members of our Green Cultural Travel Hub a place of connection for like minded travellers wanting to make a difference.  Members of our Hub receive a monthly magazine and access to some great travel specials and follow the progress of the community programs we support. Guests can also take the opportunity when booking a Package to make their own donation to Green Cultural Travel Hub Limited.

    Local Dress

    In Switzerland, the dress standard can be more conservative than it is back home. When packing, try to choose long, loose, lightweight, clothing that will keep you comfortable in the season your are travelling in.

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