Best of Switzerland (7  Nights)

Code: ALP205
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InterlakenMontreuxZermattZurich
The tour starts from the beautiful and the largest city of Switzerland; Zurich. Taking us across the renowned scenic beauty of Alps and the cities nestled within like Montreux and Lucerne, just to name a few. Skim the snowy tops of Jungfraujoch or take a train journey to the car-free city Zermatt, Switzerland holds enough cards up it’s sleeve to astound and amaze you at every single turn. Enrich your Swiss experience and get a chance to engage your olfactory senses with the awe inspiring grandeur and a beauty that refreshes your very soul. The highlight of this 8-day package offers unparalleled views of magnificent glaciers and pristine villages.
Inclusions
  • Economy class Return Airfare
  • 1 Night accommodation in Montreux
    (Helvetie Hotel / Similar*)
  • 2 Nights accommodation in Zermatt
    (Best Western Hotel Butterfly / Hotel Alpenblick / Similar*)
  • 3 Nights accommodation in Interlaken
    (Central Continental / Hotel Weisses Kreuz / Similar*)
  • 1 Night accommodation in Zurich
    ( Hotel Welcome Inn / ibis Airport / Similar*)
  • Daily Breakfast
  • 8 Days Swiss Pass
  • Swiss Visa fees
  • All applicable Hotel & Airline taxes
Exclusions
  • Any Service not mentioned in Inclusions.
  • Travel Insurance (Strongly Recommended)
  • Any kind of Tip to Drivers / Guides / Representative.
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as Laundry Expenses, Wines, Mineral water, Food and drinks not in the Regular Menus provided by us.
  • Cost of Excursions, Sightseeing, Entrance fees and Local Guides availed of by the Passengers.
  • Surcharge (if Any)
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Day 1: Arrival in Zurich - Montreux

Upon arrival in Geneva / Zurich Airport, take a Train to Montreux (Use Swiss Pass). On arriving at Montreux, make your way to hotel and check in to the hotel (Standard check in time is 1400 - 1500 hrs). Take a day off and enjoy it exploring the wonders of Montreux, nestled in a sheltered Lake Geneva bay, surrounded by vineyards and put against a breathtaking backdrop of the snow-covered Alps. The long, flower-bordered lake promenade which links Vevey and Montreux going all the way to Chillon Castle is simply asking to be strolled along. Montreux is the most popular excursion and holiday destination.

Stay overnight at the hotel and relax.

 

Day 2: Montreux to Zermatt

After, the scrumptious Breakfast and subsequent check out from hotel, make your way to the train station. Board a train to Zermatt (Use Swiss Pass). This little town, Zermatt - spectacularly situated at the foot of the majestic Matterhorn has everything to offer in the way of picturesque surroundings, spectacular skiing and a lively nightlife. Also, it has a vibrant village center which is entirely car-free, with only electric taxis and horse drawn sleighs and streets packed with beautiful shops and boutiques. And after that arrive at Zermatt and make your way to the hotel.

Check in and stay overnight at Hotel and relax. (B)

 

Day 3: Zermatt to Matterhorn

After the very next day, take a filling Breakfast at the Hotel. Spend the day free at own leisure to explore city or you can discover Switzerland's most famous peak; The Matterhorn. The Matterhorn Glacier Paradise (3,883 meters above sea level) is the highest sightseeing point in Europe, which is accessible by cableway. The exciting tour from Zermatt to the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise takes about 40 minutes. Here you can enjoy the chilling snow that appears round the year & it offers a breathtaking panoramic view of the Swiss, Italian and French.

Stay overnight at the Hotel and relax. (B)

 

Day 4: Matterhorn to Interlaken

Take a delicious Breakfast at the Hotel. Check out from the hotel. Make your way to Train station. Board a train to Interlaken (Use Swiss Pass).  The resort town of Interlaken is situated between the Thun and Brienz Lakes. It is one of the oldest and most popular tourist resorts in Switzerland. Spend your time walking along the Hoheweg with its watch and Jewellery boutiques or just marvel the surrounding beauty. After the fun filled day, return to the hotel and spend the night in your room.

Stay overnight at Hotel and relax. (B)

 

Day 5: Fun at Jungfraujoch

After a wholesome breakfast at Hotel, gear up for a journey to the top of the Europe, Jungfraujoch with additional cost. En route to Jungfraujoch via Eiger and Mönch, you get to enjoy a panoramic view of the surroundings while you halt at the intermediate stations of Eismeer and Eigerwand. Located at an altitude of 3,454 metres, Jungfraujoch is the highest railway station in Europe. With a visit to the high-alpine wonderland of Jungfraujoch, you get to capture uninterrupted views from the Aletsch Glacier. The other things that you can explore on the same day are the Ice Palace, Sphinx Observatory and a 4-minute Jungfrau cinema experience. After exploring the whole, head back to the hotel and spend the night in your room.

Stay overnight at Hotel and relax. (B)

 

Day 6: Day in Lucerne

Post a delicious breakfast at Hotel, you have the whole day to explore the beautiful city or you can Visit Mount Titlis to enjoy the scenic beauty of the place at additional cost. Spend your full day visiting Mount Titlis, Mount Pilatus or Mount Rigi. You can also take the opportunity to visit Zurich which is just a 50 minute train ride away, or else go to scenic Schaffhausen and the famous Rhine Falls.

Stay overnight in Lucerne at Hotel and relax. (B)

 

Day 7: Ride back to Zurich

After a filling breakfast at the Hotel, get ready for your journey back to Zurich. Check out from the hotel and make your way to the Train station. Board a train to Zurich (Use Swiss Pass) and after arriving at Zurich, check in to the hotel (Standard check in time is 1400 - 1500 hrs). After the 50 minute train ride to Zurich, take the time to hop on to an optional Trolley tour which will take you through the city’s financial and shopping area, museums, historical Limmatquai, St. Peter’s church with the largest clock-face in Europe. You can also simply stroll along the world famous Bahnhofstrasse or visit nearby Schaffhausen to view the majestic Rhine Falls.

Stay overnight at Hotel and relax. (B)

 

Day 8: Departure from Zurich

After a hearty breakfast at the Hotel, depart to the airport and board the flight for your return journey. (B)

 

Tentative Itinerary

Note: Above Itinerary is just indicative. Do not consider it as a Final Schedule. Date & Time of Tours can be changed by Local Agent / Tour Operator.

 

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  • 1

Flights from India

  • Delhi - Europe

  • 2

Flights for India

  • Europe - Delhi

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Online Booking Procedure
  • To book online, you need to make payment as per the minimum booking amount specified in “Book Online” section of this package OR Rs. 10,000/- per person.
  • As soon as you make an online booking, you will receive a booking voucher in your email.
  • You will receive a call from our support staff about your booking status.
  • We will start the process at our end while you sit back at home and dream about your holiday.
  • The balance payment would be collected as per the case mentioned below:
  • If you are booking within 10 days of date of travel,
    • You will need to make payment of 100%  of the tour package cost/ tour components costs at time of booking process is undertaken.
    • Any amendment or cancelation made by traveler would be chargeable as per cancellation policy. 
  • If you are booking within 10 – 20 days of date of travel,
    • You will need to make payment of 75% of the tour package cost / tour components costs at the time of booking process is undertaken.
    • Any amendment or cancelation made by traveler would be chargeable as per cancellation policy.
    • Balance payment will be required to be paid at the time of confirmation of booking. 
  • If you are booking within more than 20 days of date of travel,
    • You will need to make payment of booking amount of Rs. 20,000/- per pax at the time of booking process is undertaken.
    • Any amendment or cancelation made by traveler would be chargeable as per cancellation policy.
    • Balance payment will be required to be paid at the time of confirmation of booking. 
  • If your booking is having tour components which needs guaranteed booking as per stipulated condition,
    • You will need to make payment of 100%  of the tour package cost/ tour components costs at time of booking process is undertaken..
    • No cancellation will be allowed once booking is made even if by some reason short payment has been made. The tourist will have to make entire payment whether he or she travels or not.
  • You will be kept informed at every step of the process like:
    • When your visa is successfully done.
    • Your hotel rooms are booked.
    • Your Flights are confirmed.
    • Any other inclusion in the package.
  • Once the entire package formalities are completed at our end, our representative will deliver the package to your door steps.

 

Standard Booking Procedure (in case of Offline Bookings)

  • If you are booking within 10 days of date of travel,
    • You will need to make payment of 100%  of the tour package cost/ tour components costs at time of booking process is undertaken.
    • Any amendment or cancelation made by traveler would be chargeable as per cancellation policy. 
  • If you are booking within 10 – 20 days of date of travel,
    • You will need to make payment of 75% of the tour package cost / tour components costs at the time of booking process is undertaken.
    • Any amendment or cancelation made by traveler would be chargeable as per cancellation policy.
    • Balance payment will be required to be paid at the time of confirmation of booking. 
  • If you are booking within more than 20 days of date of travel,
    • You will need to make payment of booking amount of Rs. 20,000/- per pax at the time of booking process is undertaken.
    • Any amendment or cancelation made by traveler would be chargeable as per cancellation policy.
    • Balance payment will be required to be paid at the time of confirmation of booking. 
  • If your booking is having tour components which needs guaranteed booking as per stipulated condition,
    • You will need to make payment of 100%  of the tour package cost/ tour components costs at time of booking process is undertaken..
    • No cancellation will be allowed once booking is made even if by some reason short payment has been made. The tourist will have to make entire payment whether he or she travels or not.

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Important Information

  • This package cost is based on national EUR rate at Rs. 74/-, the bench mark rate taken uniformally as EUR is too much volatile and can’t be changed in itinerary / handout frequently. This is the HDFC Bank TT Selling rate taken at which the Bank will be making remittance to vendors abroad through Telex Transfer for land-arrangements etc. Please don’t get confused with the Inter Bank rate or Currency buying / selling rates being quoted on Currency rate sites or Bank’s Currency trading site.
  • To avoid impact of future fluctuation you can get the package cost freezed by making 100% payment of package cost adjusted at the prevailing TT selling rate of HDFC Bank at time booking or within 5 days of it. There will be Rs. 500/- (pp) extra towards Remittance & Bank transaction charges payable as remittance will be sent separately for & on your behalf.
  • Else, if you choose to make payments as per Schedule of Payment given in itinerary - at time of full & final payment the TT selling rate prevailing at that time shall apply.

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Terms & Conditions

  • If Visa get rejected for any Reason Minimum Rs. 25,000/- per person will be deducted towards processing from your amount before 30 days of Travel (Within 30 Days of Travel date Visa rejection Charges as per Cancellation Policy).
  • Need Visa Document within 07 days after Booking in such a way that visa is processed at our end 45 clear days prior to date of travel.
  • In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel.
  • Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be amended. However all mentioned services will remain unchanged.
  • As hotels / Flights / Itinerary / Route are subject to change without notice, no compensation will be paid for changes.
  • Tour operated subject to minimum 20 passengers.
  • You must be in possession of a valid Multiple Entry Schengen Visa. The cost of this Visa is included in your tour price. Some Consulates may request for a personal interview. You will have to attend this Interview.
  • The 3rd person sharing the room is provided with an additional mattress or a rollaway bed
  • As per EU hotel occupancy regulations, maximum 3 persons are allowed in one room
  • It is entirely your responsibility to arrange, provide and carry on tour valid travel documents including Passport, which is valid for a period of at least six months from the date of travel on the tour with necessary Visa/s and immigration clearance (if applicable), confirmed air tickets, documents confirming insurance to cover risk to life, limb and property for the duration of the tour, medical clearances, inoculation / vaccination certificates as the case may be to be able to travel as per the tour itinerary.
  • The Service Voucher(s) along with air-tickets and other travel documents would be given to you 4 days prior to the departure, only on payment of full tour cost including foreign exchange component 30 days prior to the departure of the tour and adherence to the schedule of documentation by you.
  • If the booking is accepted less than 30 days prior to departure, you shall make full payment of the tour cost including foreign exchange component and deposits at the time of booking.
  • It is entirely your responsibility to check the Service Voucher(s) / Tickets / Visas / Insurance Policies carefully and to let the Company know immediately in the event of any error.
  • Tour cancellation charge as per Below cancellation Policy.
  • All driving distance is Tentative / Depend on Traffic
  • Any increase in rate of exchange leading to an increase in surface transportation and land arrangements which may come into effect prior to departure. The tour price is subject to increase without notice if this rate changes substantially prior to departure.

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Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation Policy applicable for booking done as Guarantee Booking
    This is to inform you, prior to confirm your booking which need guarantee booking that our normal cancellation policy mentioned immediately hereunder will not be applicable for your booking.
    Cancellation Policy
    Cancellation charges per person will be applicable as following:
    • Booking Amount = Rs. 25,000/- person (Non Refundable)
    • If cancellation is made any time not less than 46 days prior to departure, Rs. 25,000/- shall be deducted.
    • If cancellation is made 45 to 15 days prior to departure, 40% of tour cost or Rs. 70,000/- (whichever is higher) shall be deducted.
    • If cancellation is made 14 to 08 days prior to departure, 75% of tour cost shall be deducted.
    • If cancellation is made anytime within 07 days prior to departure or In case passenger is no show at the time of departure, 100% of tour cost shall be deducted.
  • In addition to the above, in case of cancellation of tour by either party, the amount spent by the Company on visas, medical insurance, POE including administrative charges would be payable by the Client. If the total cancellation charges mentioned above exceed the amount paid by the Client, the balance amount would be payable by the Client.
  • In case of Third Party Products (EU Rail, Cruise, etc.) the rules relating to cancellation and the cancellation schedule prescribed by the concerned Third Party Service Provider would be applicable and in addition the Company shall have the right to claim service and communication charges.
  • Cancellation Policy due to VISA Rejection
    If Visa gets rejected for any reason, Cancellation charges will per person will be applicable as following:-
    • If Visa is rejected 70 days before date of travel, Rs. 12,000/- shall be deducted
    • If Visa is rejected 69 to 31 days before date of travel, Rs. 25,000/- shall be deducted
    • If Visa is rejected 30 to 15 days before date of travel, Rs. 70,000/- shall be deducted
    • If Visa is rejected 14 to 08 days before date of travel, 75% of package cost shall be deducted
    • If Visa is rejected anytime within 7 days before date of travel, 100% of package cost shall be deducted

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