10 Days Switzerland
– Cuckoo clock demonstration, Rhine fall
– Chapel Bridge, Lion’s Monument, Lake Lucern,
– Bucherer, Cable Car to Mt Titlis
– United Nations Peace Palace
– Flower Clock, Jetd’Eau Fountain
– Reformation Monument
– Nestle’s Chocolate Factory
– Cheese making Factory
Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport for your flight to Switzerland where your dream holiday begins!
Welcome to Zurich (Frankfurt). Upon arrival, start a brief orientation tour of this city passing by Bahnhofstrasse – the exclusive and often described as the most attractive and elegant shopping street in the world. Continue driving north to proceed to Schaffhausen for a visit to the Europe’s longest Waterfall – Rhine Falls. Heading north further and after crossing the Swiss-German border, you are in the lush valleys and pine-clad hills of Titisee – Black Forest Region and watch a demonstration on the assembly of a Cuckoo Clock. Thereafter, enjoy the scenic alpine route to picturebook-Lucerne, one of Switzerland’s finest cities nestling amid its snow-capped Alps, surrounded by its lake and embellished by the clear mountain waters of the River Reuss. Her quaint, narrow streets and small squares entice you with its shops and boutiques.
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This morning, our greatest highlight is to ascend the snow-capped Mt Titlis by cable car for a panoramic view at 10,000 feet from the roof of the Alps. Why not make a snowman or take some breathtaking pictures? Thereafter, we shall have a photo stop at the Lion Monument – a masterful stone sculpture in honor of the heroic Swiss Guards of Louis XVI during the French Revolution. Next, visit the renovated 14th Century covered wooden Chapel Bridge.
This morning, we shall travel to the stately capital of Swiss Confederation, Berne – a charming town with arcade shops, carved fountains and towers. Thereafter, we continue our journey to picture-postcard Interlaken, a Bernese Oberland resort beautifully situated between two sparkling lakes and beneath the towering Jungfrau.
Today, free at your own leisure. You may want to simply relax and embark on a scenic feast of snow-capped peaks, rushing torrents and sunlit alpine meadows bright with flowers! Why not consider taking an optional journey to Grindelwald and the “Valleys of Waterfalls” or see the world of glaciers – Jungfraujoch, Top of Europe – traveling through some breathtaking alpine scenery.
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Today, travel to Vevey and make a photostop at the famous statue of Charlie Chaplin. Thereafter, we continue to Montreux. we shall make a photo stop at the most beautiful historical medieval fortress in Switzerland – the Chillion Castle (Entrance Fees to the Castle is excluded). Free at own leisure thereafter. You might want to join an self excursion to the famous Glacier 3000 this afternoon. Excursion to eternal snow on
the glacier – Glacier 3000:
- Activities below are available when you
ascend this Swiss Alps:
- Gondola ride to 3000m, 360○ Panorama view
- Husky Dog Sledge ride, Glacier Walk, Glacier Flight.
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Who has not dreamed of visiting a chocolate factory? Today, discover the process of chocolate manufacturing and the odours that come from it in the famous Maison Cailler (Nestlé) chocolate factory. Thereafter, we takes you into the heart of the senses with an exhibition on fragrances and tastes. You will discover the secrets of cheese-making according to ancestral tradition. After that, continue to travel to Chexbres where it is famous for its Vineyard and Wine. Driving along the distinctive stretch of steeply sloping land of the lower mountains and along the shore of Lake Geneva between Lausanne and Montreux, Lauvaux terraced wine vineyards is the largest in Switzerland, so unique it has been named as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Upon arrival, we shall have a wine tasting session in Chexbres. After a wonderful time at Chexbres, we will make our way to Lausanne. In Lausanne, a photostop will be made at the elegant, yet modern and famous Olympic Musuem. Thereafter, travel to Geneva and start an orientation drive in Geneva which passes the United Nations Peace Palace, the colourful Flower Clock, the Jetd’Eau Fountain soaring over 400-feet into the air and the Reformation Monument, a reminder that this is the town of John Calvin.
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After breakfast, we will be traveling to the most expensive city in Switzerland – Zurich. Walking in the Old Town is a rewarding journey of discovery for both visitors and locals. Come face to face with Zürich’s past and present through a selection of buildings, stories and anecdotes. You too will be fascinated by the rich testimonies to bygone days which document the early international significance of the city. Upon arrival, free at own leisure.
Free at leisure till transfer to the airport for your departure flight back home to Singapore.