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Grand Train Tour of Switzerland - Winter Magic

7 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,789

FIRST-CLASS | RAIL: Discover a landscape of glaciers, powder snow, and frozen lakes on this winter train journey through Switzerland. Ride the rails of Switzerland to Interlaken, Zermatt, and St. Moritz to bask in the country’s unparalleled alpine splendour. You’ll have plenty of leisure time to ski and enjoy spectacular views of the Matterhorn and other mountain peaks.

This 7-day Swiss vacation showcases the gorgeous mountain landscape of the Swiss Alps in the height of winter. Splitting time between Interlaken, Zermatt, and St. Moritz, you can ski the Alps and enjoy breathtaking views of mountain peaks, including the Matterhorn. You’ll have plenty of leisure time to explore the Alps as you like, from delving into the cultural delights of the cities to exploring the natural wonders of the alpine landscape by foot, snowshoe, or ski. You’ll also connect to each of these famous resort towns by rail, enjoying the Grand Tour of Switzerland. You’ll ride the Glacier Express from Zermatt to St. Moritz, passing alongside the dramatic gorges and peaks of the Upper Rhone Valley and Rhine Valley. You’ll also ride the Bernina Express across the Italian border into Tirano, enjoying panoramic views from a specialty train cabin that takes you to some of the highest peaks in the Alps and alongside iconic sites, such as Lago Bianco covered in snow.


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7 Days
Prices From:
US$ 1,789

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Day 1

Arrive in Interlaken via Lucerne

Interlaken sits in the heart of the Bernese Oberland and the Swiss Alps. It is the gateway to the Jungfrau region with the famous peaks Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Interlaken nestles between the two beautiful lakes of Thun and Brienz at the foot of the Jungfrau massif. There is so much to do in Interlaken and the surrounding area is a holiday region like no other; consider a mountain excursion to the Jungfraujoch or Schilthorn (Not included).

Overnight in Interlaken.

Meal Plan 2 Nights
Day 2


Breakfast at the hotel. Interlaken is a winter paradise with many magical moments waiting to be discovered. In the midst of the snow-covered mountain peaks and the glittering lake landscape, a magical natural idyll awaits you. Will you visit a mountain, explore on a winter hike or ski down a fresh piste? Combine with a fun ski day activity in the Jungfrau Ski Region. Ski in Grindelwald-Wengen, Grindelwald-First and Mürren-Schilthorn (not included).

Overnight in Interlaken.

Meal Plan Breakfast
Day 3

Interlaken to Zermatt

Breakfast at the hotel. Zermatt lies at the foot of the Matterhorn and this snow assured resort offers lots of original character and unlimited possibilities. Combine with a fun ski day activity in the Zermatt Glacier Paradise or see the best view of the Matterhorn from Gornergrat. (not included).

Overnight in Zermatt.

Meal Plan Breakfast
Duration2 Nights
Day 4


Breakfast at the hotel. Full day of Leisure to explore the region with multiple optional excursion options.

Overnight in Zermatt.

Meal Plan Breakfast
Day 5

Zermatt to St. Moritz via the Glacier Express

Breakfast at the hotel. Today discover the many highlights along the Glacier Express route. The trip between Zermatt and St. Moritz is unforgettable. Surrounded by a fantastic mountain panorama, the journey leads eastwards into the Upper Rhone valley which reaches 1,366m at Oberwald, passing Andermatt onwards to the Oberlap Pass before winding its way upwards to 2,034m (the highest point of the journey). The journey continues on a decent along the Rhine valley to Chur at 595m (the lowest point of the route). The landscape looks very dramatic in the Rhine gorge between IIanz and Reichenau. The journey ends in St. Mortiz, the world renowned winter sport resort in the snowy Engadine.

Overnight in St. Moritz.

Meal Plan Breakfast
Duration2 Nights
Day 6

St. Moritz to Tirano to St. Moritz via the Bernina Express

Breakfast at the hotel. Board a regional train to Pontresina and change to the Bernina Express panoramic train to Tirano. Enjoy from your seat the wintery scenes through the Upper Engadine Valley. The train continues to the highest peaks of the Canton of Graubunden and the Morteratsch Glacier, where the ascent up the Bernina Pass begins. Lago Bianco will come into sight and at this time of year covered in snow. Soon after reach the highest point of 2,253m at Ospizio Bernina before the dramatic decent down via Alp Grum starts which offers magnificent views of the Palu Glacier. Arrive in the northern Italian town of Tirano. Return to St. Mortiz by regional train service.

Overnight in St. Moritz.

Meal Plan Breakfast
Day 7

Depart St. Moritz

Following breakfast, depart St. Moritz for your next destination.

Meal Plan Breakfast

Other Information


2024: Daily 1 January to 30 April


  • 2 nights accommodations in Interlaken, Zermatt and St. Moritz
  • Rail ticket in 1st class for rail travel per itinerary
  • 50% discount on additional travel by rail, bus & boat as well as some mountain excursions
  • Seat Reservation on Glacier Express (Zermatt‐St. Moritz)
  • Seat Reservation on Bernina Express (Pontresina‐Tirano)
  • Interlaken Guest Card for free local transport and discounts


  • Travel Insurance
  • International and domestic airfare & airfare taxes
  • Meals & beverages not explicitly listed as included
  • Gratuities
  • Optional excursions
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Visa fees if applicable


Prices are "from" per person based on twin/double share accommodation and for travel in the low season. Seasonal surcharges and blackout dates may apply. Limited seat/spaces and all pricing is subject to change and availability. Rates for single or triple travellers are available on request - please inquire.

16 Apr 2024
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