15 DAYS / 14 NIGHTS

GRAND ALPINE EXPERIENCE

Austria: Innsbruck - Vienna
Germany: Munich
Switzerland: Engelburg - Geneva - St. Moritz - Zermatt - Zurich
Starting from $5,815.00

GRAND ALPINE EXPERIENCE

Take a grand tour across Europe’s most lively cities and scenic natural landscapes including the magnificent Swiss Alps and Austria’s Alpine Berchtesgaden. Highlights of your trip include visits to Frankfurt, Munich, Vienna, St. Moritz, Geneva, and much more. Vacation highlights include: Geneva, Engelberg, Zermatt, Zurich, St. Moritz, Munich, Innsbruck, Vienna. Countries visited: Austria, Germany, Switzerland.

INCLUDES
  • Airport transfers in Zurich on day 2 and Vienna on day 15
  • Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling
  • 1 night accommodation at Continental MGallery Zurich
  • 2 nights accommodation at Ramada Regina Titlis Engelberg
  • 1 night accommodation at Hotel Cornavin Geneva
  • 2 nights accommodation at Albana Real Zermatt
  • 1 night accommodation at Soldanella St. Moritz
  • 2 nights accommodation at Grauer Bär Innsbruck
  • 2 nights accommodation at Hilton Munich Park Munich
  • 2 nights accommodation at Hilton Danube Vienna
  • Welcome Reception with a light meal and drinks
  • 13 hot Breakfasts and 6 three-course Dinners, including a Highlight Dinner, a You’re Personally Invited Dinner and a Farewell Dinner with wine
  • Services of a professional Travel Director
  • Private luxury motorcoach with reclining seats, air conditioning and emergency restroom
  • Glacier Express train Zermatt / St. Moritz
  • Sightseeing with a local guide: Vienna, Salzburg
  • Headsets for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary
  • Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges where applicable
  • Portfolio of travel documents
  • Souvenir group photo
EXCLUDES
  • Tips and Personal items
  • Travel insurance
  • International Airfare (Please contact us for details)
ITINERARY
Day 1 - DEPART FROM THE USA

Board your overnight transatlantic flight (cost not included in land only price).


Day 2 - ARRIVE IN ZURICH, SWITZERLAND

Welcome to Zurich! There is time to relax before taking an orientation drive. Later, get to know your fellow travelers at a Welcome Reception hosted by your Travel Director –the perfect start to your vacation. (Welcome Reception)


Day 3 - ZURICH / LUCERNE / ENGELBERG

Travel through Alpine landscapes to lakeside Lucerne. See the Lion Monument and the medieval Old Town. Then to Engelberg. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 4 - LUCERNE EXCURSION

Spend a full day in lovely Lucerne. Perhaps take a breathtaking optional mountain excursion or attend a Swiss folklore show. (Breakfast)


Day 5 - ENGELBERG / GENEVA

Enjoy the alpine vistas as you drive to Interlaken. In the Swiss capital, Bern, see the Clock Tower, the famous bears and the Cathedral of St. Vincent. The splendid scenery continues as you travel to Geneva. (Breakfast)


Day 6 - GENEVA / ZERMATT

Stop in Montreux, then visit beautiful Chillon Castle. View the fortress and cathedral in Sion as you travel to Zermatt, where you ascend by electric mini-bus and taxi. Tonight, enjoy a Fondue Dinner at your hotel. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 7 - ZERMATT AT LEISURE

A full day free in Zermatt, a traffic-free resort and home to the legendary Matterhorn. (Breakfast)


Day 8 - ZERMATT / ST. MORITZ

All aboard one of the most spectacular train rides in the world, the Glacier Express! The 8-hour journey takes you over 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels and across the Oberalp Pass at 6,670 feet above sea level. (Breakfast, Dinner)


Day 9 - ST MORITZ / INNSBRUCK

In Innsbruck, view the Golden Roof, Wilten Basilica, Hofburg Palace and the Olympic ski jump. Later, dine on a You’re Personally Invited Dinner of Austrian specialties. (Breakfast, Personally Invited)


Day 10 - INNSBRUCK AT LEISURE

A full day at leisure. (Breakfast)


Day 11 - INNSBRUCK/ SALZBURG / MUNICH, GERMANY

Visit the Swarovski Kristallwelten, where a water-spouting giant will lure you into the Chambers of Wonder. Stop in Salzburg, Mozart’s birthplace and the setting for The Sound of Music. Then on to Munich, where you enjoy a Highlight Dinner. (Breakfast, Highlight Dinner)


Day 12 - MUNICH SIGHTSEEING & AT LEISURE

Munich is a lively city with a rich medieval history. See the highlights this morning on a city drive. The rest of the day is free. (Breakfast)


Day 13 - MUNICH / VIENNA, AUSTRIA

Drive to Mondsee to view the church where Captain Von Trapp and Maria were married in The Sound of Music. See impressive Melk Abbey on the drive to Vienna. (Breakfast)


Day 14 - VIENNA SIGHTSEEING & AT LEISURE

See the Hofburg, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the oldest part of the city, Am Hof, on a morning sightseeing and walking tour. Tonight, meet for a Farewell Dinner. (Breakfast, Farewell Dinner)


Day 15 - DEPART VIENNA

You will be transferred to the airport (conditions apply), where your vacation ends. (Breakfast)


Notes
  • Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. Your TPT Specialist will quote you the lowest airfare available from your hometown at the time of booking.
  • Triple room reduction: $50
  • Young Traveler Discount: $375

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