10D7N SWITZERLAND AT LEISURE

Air Ticket SIN – ZRH – SIN by Singapore Airlines / Swiss Airlines
8 Night’s hotel accommodation
Airport transfer
Sightseeing, meals and transportation as per itinerary
English Speaking Guide
Description

Day 1: Singapore – Zurich
Meals on Board

Assemble at Singapore Changi Airport for your flight to Zurich.
Note
Travellers flying by Singapore Airlines will assemble at the airport on the night of day 1. However, the flight only departs after midnight.

Day 2: Zurich – Bern – Geneva – Montreux
Meals on Board/Dinner

Welcome to Switzerland, land of clocks, chocolates and indispensable Swiss army knives. Begin your trip with a scenic drive to Bern, the capital of Switzerland. Upon arrival, proceed to Bahnhofplatz and commence your tour of the city. Keep your eyes peeled for the 16th-century astronomical Clock Tower. Not to be missed is a visit to the iconic bear pit. Next, proceed to Geneva, the 2nd-largest city in Switzerland by population size. Upon arrival, head for the city’s most famous landmarks, namely the harbour, magnificent Jet d’eau, the highest fountain in the world, Flower Clock and Reformation Wall. True citizen of the world that you are, make stops at landmarks such as United Nations Building and International Committee of the Red Cross. Next, adjourn to beautiful Montreux, Switzerland’s modern resort city on Lake Geneva, beloved by locals and tourists alike for its vibrancy and scenic lakeside splendour.

Day 3: Montreux – Zermatt
Breakfast/Dinner

After breakfast, visit the fabled Chillon Castle, one of the best-preserved medieval castles in the region that dates back to the 11th century. A vision of peace and majesty, you will see why this castle has inspired poets such as Lord Byron. Next, enjoy a wine-tasting session, in which you may sample some of the region’s finest Swiss wines. In the afternoon, journey to the municipality of Tasch and board the rack rail to Zermatt, the famous resort town at the base of Matterhorn, Switzerland’s icon and one of the most distinctive mountains in the world with its pyramidal shape.

Day 4: Zermatt – Leukerbad
Breakfast/Dinner

This morning spends your time at leisure exploring Hinterdorf Street, a car-free village dotted with sloped-roof wooden alpine dwellings. Next, head to Leukerbad, one of the largest spas and wellness resorts in Switzerland. This evening enjoys a rejuvenating dip in the thermal springs of Leukerbad. You deserve it.

Day 5: Leukerbad – Gruyeres – Interlaken
Breakfast/Swiss Combo Fondue Dinner

What could be better than a morning of cheese and chocolates? Today, travel to the medieval town of Gruyeres, famed for its cheese, to visit a gruyere cheese factory, followed by a visit to Cailler-Nestle chocolate factory, one of the oldest and famous chocolate factories in Switzerland. Enjoy a cheese- and chocolate-tasting session. Next, visit Castle of Gruyeres. Set against the green alpine landscape, this majestic 13th-century building had once been the residence of numerous counts. Make your journey to Interlaken, where you can catch gorgeous views of Jungfrau Mountain. Tonight, savour a Swiss combo fondue dinner of cheese, meat and chocolate.

Day 6: Interlaken
Breakfast

Today, spend the morning at leisure to revel in this spellbinding resort town. Alternatively, you may choose to take an optional journey to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe at your own expense.


Day 7: Interlaken – Lucerne
Breakfast/Dinner

After breakfast, continue to the picturesque township of Lucerne and embark on a walking tour to the famous Chapel Bridge and the stirring Lion Monument, carved from a limestone cliff in memory to the Swiss guards that died defending the French King. Thereafter, you may opt to while the day away with shopping. Luxury brands, watches, music boxes, famous Swiss chocolates and more, there’s (almost) something for everyone.

Day 8: Lucerne – Rhine Falls – Titisee – Zurich
Breakfast/Original Black Forest Lunch/Dinner

After days of alpine peaks and valleys, it is time for a change in scenery. Travel to Schaffhausen to witness the natural grandeur of Rhine Falls, the largest waterfall in Western Europe. Thereafter, take a scenic drive through Black Forest, the largest forest in Germany. Then, adjourn to the tourist resort township of Titisee, home to Germany’s largest cuckoo clock centre. You will be pleased to learn that you can tuck in to an original Black Forest lunch comprising German pork knuckles, sausages and the iconic Black Forest cake. Thereafter, proceed to Zurich for your overnight stay.

Day 9: Zurich – Singapore
Breakfast/Meals on Board

Spend the morning at leisure, and perhaps take some parting shots of Zurich before you transfer to the airport for your flight home.

PACKAGE INCLUDES:
• Air Ticket SIN – ZRH – SIN by Singapore Airlines / Swiss Airlines
• 8 Night’s hotel accommodation
• Airport transfer
• Sightseeing, meals and transportation as per itinerary
• English Speaking Guide

NOT INCLUDED:
• Airport Taxes
• Tipping
• Travel Insurance
• Optional Tour