The Glacier Express

Rail
Road

Overview

Experience the beauty of the Swiss countryside as you travel on a rail tour that includes a trip on the world-famous Glacier Express.

Trip Duration:
1 Week
Destinations:
Trip Type:
Lakes, Rivers and Mountains
Scenic
Dates Available:
September 2012

Itinerary

Day 1: London to Switzerland

The tour begins in London, where passengers join a Eurostar service to Paris. At Paris, passengers transfer to a high-speed train travelling to Lucerne. 

Accommodation Included: Seehotel Pilatus, Hergiswil (4*)
Meals Included: Dinner

 

Days 2 and 3: Lucerne

Spend the following two days exploring Lucerne and its surroundings. Passengers also receive a 50% reduction on public transport in and around Lucerne if they want to venture further afield.

Accommodation Included: Seehotel Pilatus, Hergiswil (4*)
Meals Included: Breakfast

 

Day 4: Lake Lucerne and the Mount Rigi Railway

Passengers board a small ferry for a cruise across Lake Lucerne. At Vitznau, they join the Mount Rigi Railway, which was Europe's first mountain railway - offering stunning views of the Alps. The journey continues via Rigi Kulm to Arth Goldau, where passengers join a return train back to Lucerne via Lake Zugersee.

Accommodation Included: Seehotel Pilatus, Hergiswil (4*)
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 5: Glacier Express

Day 5 offers passengers the chance to catch the world-famous Glacier Express, a scenic train that offers unrivalled views of some of Switzerland's jaw-dropping landscapes. Passengers board the service in Chur, and travel to Brig.

Accommodation Included: Hotel Ambassador (3*)
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

 

Day 6: Zermatt

Travellers catch a mountain railway from Brig to Zermatt, where they spend the day enjoying all that the town has to offer, in the shadow of the Matterhorn. Travellers return to Brig for the night.

Accommodation Included: Hotel Ambassador (3*)
Meals Included: Breakfast

 

Day 7: Return to London

The last day of the trip is spent returning to London from Brig, via Paris.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Operator

Treyn Rail Holidays

Treyn (RailHolidays.com) is a company dedicated to offering and running high quality rail holidays across the world. The company offers a huge range of holidays, from luxury tours to city breaks.

Price

This trip includes all travel tickets, as well as accommodation for six nights and meals indicated above. Upgrades are available for passengers wishing to travel in Standard Premier Class on Eurostar.

Departures in 2012 are all in September. All prices are per person.

Trip DateSingle OccupancyTwin / Double OccupancyTreyn Reference
04.09.12Please Call£1,0952EXS12
22.09.12Please Call£1,0952EXS13