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Backpack Switzerland: Zurich — Lucerne — Interlaken - Montreux - Zermatt  - Chur - Lugano  | Dates - Customized

  • Backpacking trip - you travel with a budget,  stay in backpack hostels with other travelers coming from different countries, you explore the culture of the different country, explore the city - either by walking or by local transport, try the different local cuisine, enjoy the nightlife.

  • Hostels - Where you stay are a very social hostel, so it's not only about meeting people from India but also people from the rest of the world.

  • Trip Description - Travel + Meet new people + See city like a tourist + Socialize + Explore + Eat + Walk + Dance + Drink + Enjoy  

  • Couples/Sole Female travelers are welcome but keep note you would be staying in backpack hostels where you would be staying in mixed dorms of either 6/8/10 beds shared by both males and females. Hostels have common bathrooms as well. 

  • Solo female travelers - please let us know at the time of booking if you want to stay in an only Female dorm.

  • Trip cost -  Average 1 Lakh per person

  • Minimum group size: 10, Max group size: 20 

  • The trip can be customized as per your dates, and budget. Please reach out on the email or number mentioned.

  • For itinerary queries please contact naman.mayoite@traveltodiscover.co or call at 9741000732.

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Trip Itinerary

Your trip starts in Zurich. 

 

Day 1: Arrival - Zurich - Explore Zurich 

 

  • Arrival at Airport

  • Check-in at the hostel

  • After breakfast, explore Lake Zurich. This long, crescent-shaped lake curves past the wooded peaks of Pfannenstiel to the east and the Albis chain to the west.

  • Lunch

  • After lunch, visit Altstadt (Old Town).

  • Dinner & Drinks. 

Day 2: Zurich - Lucerne by train ( without a Swiss pass ) 

  • After breakfast, leave for lucerne by train

  • Check-in at the hostel

  • After lunch, Explore Kapellbrücke (Chapel Bridge).

  • You can also explore Lake Lucerne by boat.

  • Dinner & Drinks. 

Day 3: Excursion to Mt.Titles ( Day 1 Swiss Pass )

  • After breakfast, head out for the trip to Mt. Titlis.

  • Train from Lucerne to Engelberg Station

  • Then, Cable Car to the Summit.

  • Dinner & Drinks at Lucerne.

Day 4: Golden Line Sec 1 - Lucern  - Interlaken  ( Day 2 Swiss Pass )

  • After breakfast, leave for Interlaken by train.

  • Check-in at the hostel

  • Lunch

  • Evening, take a walk through Höhematte Park.

  • Dinner & Drinks

Day 5: Excursion to Jungfrauch  ( Day 3 Swiss Pass )

  • Begin your excursion with a coach journey from Interlaken to the mountain resort of Grindelwald.

  • Board the cable car at the Grindelwald Terminal for a spectacular ride to the Eiger Glacier.

  • Change to a cogwheel train that will take you to the peak of Jungfraujoch.

Day 6: Golden Line sections 2 & 3  - Interlake to Montreux  ( Day 4 Swiss Pass )

  • After breakfast, leave for Montreux by train.

  • Check-in at the hostel

  • Leisure on your own.

  • Dinner & Drinks.

Day 7: Explore Montreux  ( Day 5 Swiss Pass )

  • After breakfast, explore Montreux Lakeside Promenade.

  • It is embellished with different plant sculptures and statues and is truly a sight to behold at any time of the day. 

  • Lunch

  • After lunch, explore Chillon Castle (Optional).

  • Dinner & Drinks 

Day 8: Montreux to Zermatt  ( Day 6 Swiss Pass )

  • After breakfast, leave for Zermatt by train.

  • Check-in at the hostel

  • Lunch

  • Evening, witness the beautiful Matterhorn.

  • The 4,478-meter peak has four distinct faces, one for each compass point. 

  • Dinner & Drinks.

Day 9: Excursion Cogwheel in Zermatt  ( Day 7 Swiss Pass )

  • After breakfast, head out for the cogwheel excursion in Zermatt.

  • The Gornergrat is your excursion destination in Zermatt

  • The cogwheel railway takes you up from the village to 3,100 meters above sea level.

  • You can't get enough of the panorama at the top – mountains, and glaciers as far as the eye can see.

Day 10: Train from Zermatt to Chur with 1st change at Visp and 2nd change at Zurich  ( Day 8 Swiss Pass )

  • After breakfast, leave for Chur by train with 1st change at Visp and 2nd change at Zurich

  • Check-in at the hostel

  • Lunch 

  • Leisure time

  • Dinner & Drinks. 

Day 11: Bernina Express from Chur to Lugano  ( without a Swiss pass ) - tickets r subject to availability 

  • After breakfast, leave for Lugano by train. 

  • Check-in at the hostel 

  • Lunch 

  • Leisure time

  • Dinner & Drinks. 

Day 12: Train from Lugano to Milan central  ( without a Swiss pass )

  • After breakfast, leave for Milan Central by train. 

  • The Trip ENDS here. 

Inclusions:

  • Guidebook for the trip

  • All hostel accommodations

  • Breakfast at all times - Healthy meals

  • Swiss Pass

  • Visit to Mt.Titlis

  • Visit to Mt.Pilatus

  • Visit to Jungfracuh

  • Visit to Glacier 3000

  • Bernina Express

  • Visa documents full assistance

Exclusions:

  • Flights from India to and fro

  • Travel Insurance

  • Visa fees 

  • Lunch & dinner and drinks at all times 

  • Anything not mentioned 

  • Specific tour guide fees

  • Local taxes paid 

  • Due to any unavoidable circumstances - if any route changes or plan change -- the extra cost would be incurred individually **

Terms & Conditions

  • You are an adult and you have to take full responsibility for yourself at all times and respect other cultures.

  •  If you are caught doing anything illegal you would be facing the consequences alone, travel to discover will not come into the picture.

  • You have to follow all the instructions told by the trip leader at all times.

  • When you are traveling alone you have to tell the team about your whereabouts.

  • You have to abide by all the rules and regulations of another country.

  • You would be traveling with other people, you have to respect everyone's privacy.

  • We have a plan/itinerary for the whole trip but some things might get changed according to the situation please be prepared. (like flight delays etc)

  • No refund in case of cancellation of flights or interconnecting flights/trains.

  • We would be staying in a backpacker hostel all the time and would be sharing the room with other people, you are responsible for your own stuff and yourself

Let's Go Somewhere-----Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost-----To Travel Is To Live ~

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