DISCOVER & EXPLORE SWITZERLAND

with LUBBOCK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

September 10, 2019 to September 17, 2019

Day 1: 09/10/2019 - Depart the USA

Once aboard our flight, we can relax, read, watch the in-flight movie and enjoy complimentary meals and beverage service. (In-flight meals)

Day 2: 09/11/2019 - Arrive in Zurich

Once we arrive in Zurich, we`ll meet our Tour Manager and then transfer to Lucerne. Later check-in to our first-class hotel, where we`ll have a chance to settle in and unpack before enjoying a special Welcome Cocktail.

Day 3: 09/12/2019 - Lucerne

Explore the spectacular sights and cultural delights of Lucerne on a 2-hour morning walking tour with a knowledgeable guide. Stroll the intimate tangle of alleyways in search of impressive monuments like Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke) and the ancient Jesuit Church. Gaze at the metropolitan Culture and Congress Center and delve into the rich historical heritage of the city by listening to entertaining commentary from your guide. (B, D)

Day 4: 09/13/2019 - Lake Lucerne - Mt. Pilatus

After an hour-long cruise around the lake, you'll ride up the steepest, and most scenic, cogwheel railway lines in Europe. Stop at the peak of Mt. Pilatus where alpine vistas await. Your tour finishes outside Lucerne, but it's a short and easy journey back to the city via public bus. (B)

Day 5: 09/14/2019 - Day at Leisure (Lugano)

Today is at leisure, but you may wish to take an optional tour to the city of Lugano. The city has been deeply influenced by Italian culture. On your tour to Lugano you can experience the gaiety and romance of Italy along with Swiss precision. The city of Lugano displays an Italian culture; language and food, yet its accommodations are spotlessly Swiss. Lugano city is situated on beautiful Lake Lugano between Mount San Salvatore and Mount Bre. On our tour to Lugano you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the Mount Bre while traveling by train. Visit the Villa Favorita, which is said to contain the second most valuable private art collection in the world, although some 800 of the paintings in this collection have been moved to the Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum in Madrid. Later take a one hour cruise on the lake. On board an experienced guide answers all your questions during the unforgettable trip, which takes you to Gandria, a picturesque village right on the Italian-Swiss border. Admire the famous Villa Favorita, the Museum of Culture and the unique Customs museum. (B, D)

Day 6: 09/15/2019 - Day at Leisure (Jungfraujoch)

Enjoy a day at leisure, or you have the option to travel to Jungfraujoch, Europe`s highest railway station at a dizzying height of 11,333 feet (3,454 meters) %u2014 on this 9.5-hour day trip from Lucerne. A scenic coach drive via the Bernese Oberland delivers you to Lauterbrunnen for a cogwheel train ride. You'll wind through the Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass below the foot of the Eiger North Face. At the Top of Europe, explore the glaciated Ice Palace and enjoy World Heritage-listed views of the soaring Swiss Alps and Aletsch Glacier from the Sphinx Observatory. (B)

Day 7: 09/16/2019 - Grindelwald & Interlaken

Today, travel on through countryside dotted with old Swiss Chalets and towns to Grindelwald, a charming winter resort town in the Jungfrau Mountains. Here we can relax, enjoy the scenery, or have lunch. This afternoon, travel through Interlaken, which is located between Lake Brienz and Lake Thun, and lies at the foot of the world famous Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau Peaks. (B, D)

Day 8: 09/17/2019 - Return to USA

Say goodbye to Switzerland as we transfer to the airport for our flight home. (B, In-flight meals)
LEGEND: ( ) = Included meal, B = Breakfast, D = Dinner, DB = Dinner Banquet, L = Lunch
HIGHLIGHTS:<br/>• Round trip scheduled airfare from New York<br/>• Round trip transfers between airports and hotel while overseas<br/>• 6 nights in the Lucerne, Only unpack once!<br/>• Includes breakfast daily, 3 dinners<br/>• A unique opportunity to meet with business leaders<br/>• Included Tours of Lucerne, Mt Pilatus, Interlaken & Grindelwald<br/>• Discovery Program guide<br/>INCLUDES:<br/>• Fuel surcharges<br/>• Taxes & Fees - $150
Room Type 
Price Per Person
Single
$4149.00
Twin
$3549.00
Double
$3549.00
Book today and make your balance of payment by check, and you will receive a $200 discount.
 
ADDITIONAL $100 EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT IF BOOKED BY DECEMBER 31
JUNGFRAUJOCH FULL DAY TOUR (MIN 20)
Begin your day with a bus ride to Lauterbrunnen, passing through beautiful Bernese Oberland and the magnificent Jungfrau region. Next you will climb aboard a cogwheel train and ascend the alpine mountain to the Jungfraujoch station at 11,333 feet. Savor the panorama of snowcapped peaks and glaciers right beneath your feet. Continue on to visit the Ice Palace and walk inside an alpine glacier, as well as gazing out over the Aletsch Glacier - the longest glacier in Europe. Grab a bite to eat afterwards before taking the train back down the mountain.
Per Person Price: $295.00
LUGANO FULL DAY TOUR (MIN 20)
The city of Lugano has been deeply influenced by Italian culture. On your tour to Lugano you can experience the Gaiety and romance of Italy along with Swiss precision. The city displays an Italian culture; language and food, yet its accommodations are spotlessly Swiss. Lugano is situated on beautiful Lake Lugano between Mount San Salvatore and Mount Bre. On our tour you can enjoy a breathtaking view of Mount Bre while traveling by train. Visit the Villa Favorita, which is said to contain the second most valuable private art collection in the world, although some 800 of the paintings in the collection have been moved to the Thyssen-Bornemusza Museum in Madrid. Later take a one hour cruise of the lake. On board an experienced guide answers all your questions during the unforgettable trip, which takes you to Gandria, a picturesque village right on the Italian-Swiss boarder. Admire the famous Villa Favorita, the Museum of Culture and the unique Customs Museum.
Per Person Price: $145.00
*Optional Tours and Tour Extensions require minimum participation numbers and as such are subject to cancellation, change and price changes based upon participation rates.*
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