SWITZERLAND: WELCOME TO THE TALE

28.12.2018
8 days / 7 nights
from 1581

Day 1- December 28. Geneva - Zurich

19:35 arrival of tourists on Geneva flight J2 5009
Tourists are met by a driver with a sign "OPEN UP".
Group transfer by train from Geneva to Zurich.
Upon arrival on the central train Zurich station, meeting with the driver, group transfer to the hotel and check-in.
SWISSOTEL ZURICH 4 *
Schulstrasse 44, 8050 Zurich-Switzerland
Tel: +41 44 317 32 28
If you have questions, you can call the on-call phone +41794277031.

Day 2- December 29. Zurich

Breakfast in the hotel.
In the morning rest, the hotel has a swimming pool.
14:00 Meeting of the group with a guide at the reception of the hotel “SWISSOTEL” 4 *
A two-hour sightseeing tour of Zurich with a Russian-speaking guide with a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, Frauenmünster Cathedral (stained glass windows by Marc Chagall - internal inspection is possible only if the cathedral is open to the public), Niederdorf, Paradeplatz, etc.
In the evening free time.

Day 3- December 30. Zurich - Stein am Rhein - Rhine Falls - Zurich

Breakfast in the hotel.
08:00 Meeting at the reception of the hotel “SWISSOTEL” 4 *
Moving to Stein am Rhein.
Walking along Stein am Rhein (a medieval town on the border with Germany), stopping at the Rheinfall waterfall - the largest waterfall in Europe (entrance tickets for waterfalls are included in the tour price). On the left bank of the River Rhine is the town of Schaffhausen, which was formed by a waterfall and is visible from the bank of the river.

Additional trip to the principality of Liechtenstein with the opportunity to try the local wine. Excursion to the place of pilgrimage throughout Europe - a monastery in the town of Ainsideln, where the “black Madonna” is located. We will visit the world masterpiece of Baroque architecture (church of the 15th century) and will be able to drink healing water.
Cost extra excursions - CHF 150. / EUR 135.- per person for a group of 10 or more.
In the evening free time.

Day 4- December 31. Zurich - Lucerne - Interlaken - Bern

Breakfast in the hotel.
09:00 Meeting of the group with the guide at the reception of the hotel “SWISSOTEL” 4 *
Moving to Lucerne. Walking tour of Lucerne.
Moving to Interlaken. Upon arrival in Interlaken - walk through the city. The possibility of buying souvenirs and watches at the Kirchhofer shop with a discount of up to 15%
Moving to Bern.
Group accommodation at the hotel:
HOTEL Novotel 4 * Bern

Day 5- January 1. Jungfraujoch / Valley of the Falls / Basel / Baths

Breakfast in the hotel.
Free day.
At your request:
Option 1
Optional excursion to the mountains. A trip to Jungfraujoch (possibly in winter and summer). A unique trip to the highest railway station in Europe - Jungfraujoch. The ascent to the mountains on the cog railway to the top of the Jungfrau (3600m). This is an amazingly beautiful alpine summit with an observatory, the Ice Palace, offering a unique view of the Alps, from the Black Forest in Germany to Mont Blanc in France. Cost extra excursions - CHF 220. per person for a group of 10 people.
Option 2
Optional excursion to Basel (possibly in winter and summer). Cost extra excursions - CHF 150. per person for a group of 10 people.
Option 3
For those who do not go to the Alps, an additional excursion to the valley of waterfalls and to Lake Brynz (possible only in summer). You will see the famous Reichenbach Falls, which made Conan Doyle famous, making it the death spot of Sherlock Holmes.
You will also be introduced to the highest waterfall in Switzerland, Staubbach, and go up
to the only waterfall in Europe within the Trummelbach mountain. Cost extra excursions - CHF 150. per person for a group of 10 people.

Day 6- January 2. Bern - Gruyere - Vevey

Breakfast in the hotel.
09:00 Group gathering at the reception of the Hotel Novotel 4 * Bern.
Moving to Bern. Excursion to the historical center of Bern with a tour of the Bear Pit, the Clock Tower, the government building, the arcades of the old city, etc.
Moving to Gruyere. Walk through the medieval village in which is located the castle of Gruyere. An opportunity to try the local national dish - fondue and buy fresh Swiss cheese.

Additional trip to the chocolate factory in Brock.
“Nine out of ten people adore chocolate, and the tenth man is deceiving,” the Swiss say so. On the tour you will not only be able to see how chocolate is made, but also to eat chocolate to satiety.
The cost of the tour - 30 CHF. per person for a group of 10 people.
Moving to Vevey.
Hotel accommodation:
MODERN TIMES 4 *
Chemin du Genévrier 20
Case postale 139
CH - 1806 St-Légier / Vevey
T. +41 21 925 22 22

Day 7- January 3. France / Terme

Breakfast in the hotel.
Free day.
Option 1
Optional excursion to the thermal center in Lavey-Les-Bains.
(Attention! The center may be closed for technical reasons)
Healing springs will help you relieve tension, relax.
Underwater massages will return you youth and beauty, help get rid of back and back pain. Hot baths will give a boost of energy. Eucalyptus hammams will clear your lungs. After the procedure - a cup of hot chocolate or fragrant tea from the infusion of mountain herbs. Cost extra excursions - CHF 100. per person for a group of 10 people.
Option 2
Optional excursion to France with a Russian-speaking guide - Annecy, Ivoire, (in summer), Annecy, Chamonix, Mont Blanc (in winter). Cost extra excursions - CHF 150. per person for a group of 10 people.

Day 8- January 4. Vevey - Montreux - Lausanne - Geneva

Breakfast in the hotel.
09:00 Group gathering at the reception of the Modern Times 4 hotel * Vevey
Drive through the Swiss Riviera.
Visit to Chillon Castle (entrance tickets to Chillon Castle are included in the tour price).
Moving to Vevey, where Charlie Chaplin lived and was buried.
Moving to Lausanne.
A small stop on the picturesque embankment of the city of Lausanne, near the Museum of the Olympic movement and the Olympic Park.

Upon arrival in Geneva, a sightseeing tour of the city with a tour of the area of ​​international organizations, the Geneva Fountain, Flower Clock, the Garden of Roses, the old city, the Wall of Reformers, etc.
The approximate time of the end of the tour of Geneva at 16:30 - 17:00. After which the group is placed in the hotel Cornavin 4 *
Things tourists from Azerbaijan leave the driver.
And until 18:00 they have free time in Geneva.
18:00 meeting with the driver at the reception of the Cornavin hotel, group transfer to Geneva airport, for departure by flight at 20:35.

  • Flight Baku - Geneva - Baku

J2 5009 FR28DEC GYDGVA 1730 1935

J2 5010 FR04JAN GVAGYD 2035 0420 + 1

  • Meeting at the Geneva airport, assistance with boarding the train
  • Train tickets for class 2 Geneva - Zurich
  • Accommodation in 4 * hotels on the basis of breakfast

12/28 - 12/31/18 Hotel Swissotel 4 * Zürich

12/31 - 01/01/19 Hotel Novotel 4 * Bern

02/01 - 04/01/19 Hotel Modern Times 4 * Vevey

  • Transport and guide according to the program.
  •  Insurance
  •  Visa support
  •  Tourist tax paid on arrival at the hotel