10 Days Explore Switzerland
QR0933 03OCT MNLDOH 1835 2315 | QR0093 04OCT DOHZRH 0205 0720
QR0096 11OCT ZRHDOH 1640 2325 | QR0932 12OCT DOHMNL 0200 1630
VISA REQUIREMENTS: https://www.travbest.com/blog/switzerland-visa-application-for-filipino-tourist
INCLUSIONS: Roundtrip Economy Airfare Hotel accommodation based on 3- 4 star hotels Sightseeing tours as specifies in the itinerary Entrances to sites as stated in the itinerary Services of a Filipino Tour Escort/Coordinator Souvenir Bag and Travel Kit Personalized Luggage tags
EXCLUSIONS: PH Tax: TBA, Airfare Taxes: TBA, Lunch and Dinner, Beverage/Drinks during meals, Swiss Visa & Assistance fee: Php 10,500 (subject to change) Tips & Gratuities: $10.00 per person per day, travel insurance
Itinerary from October 3-12, 2023 as low as $2788.00/pax
Depart Manila, enjoy inflight amenities, meals and entertainment on board.
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Arrival. Transfer to the hotel. Welcome to Europe! Upon arrival at the airport, we will be waiting to transfer you to your hotel. You can enjoy free time until your tour starts. Please, check the informative posters placed at the hotel reception area which have all the information about your upcoming services such as meeting place, time and the guide’s name.
ZURICH- BERNE- GREIBURG- NYON YVOIRE- GENEVA
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Berne. Boat to cross Leman Lake. Dinner included. We leave for BERNE, the capital of the country and one of the most beautiful historic cities in Switzerland. We go to the Garden of Roses for a review of the city from its viewpoint. Free time for a stroll and lunch. In the afternoon we leave for French-speaking Switzerland, stopping in FREIBURG, a beautiful bilingual city. After this we go on to Lake Leman, where we stop in NYON, a little Roman city on the shores of the lake. From here we take a boat to cross Lake Leman to France. Arrival in YVOIRE, a beautiful mediaeval village on the shores of the lake with its fortified gates, its castle and its streets full of flowers. GENEVA – Arrival at the end of the day. Normally our hotel is located in the French area of the metropolis.
GENEVA - CHILLON CASTLE - GRUYERE - LEYSIN
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Geneva, Vineyards Landscapes. Visit to Cailler chocolate factory. Entrance to Chillon Castle. After breakfast, we include a panoramic tour with a local guide in Geneva, a city by Lake Leman that houses the European headquarters of the International Labour Organisation, of the Red Cross and of numerous other international bodies. After this, we will go on to the picturesque
walled village of GRUYERE, known worldwide for its cheese. Free time to stroll and have lunch. Very nearby are a few of the main chocolate factories in Switzerland (NESTLE amongst them), and we visit the Caller chocolate factory, with tasting included! After this we go on to CHILLON CASTLE, built in the waters of the lake. Entrance included to this fantastic mediaeval castle. Continuation along little roads amidst bucolic Mountain countryside and very picturesque wooden villages. - Arrival in LEYSIN a pretty little holiday village with spectacular views of the Rhône plain and Mont Blanc, known for its winter sports resort or its hiking possibilities. Dinner included.
LEYSIN- GLACIER 3000- INTERLAKEN- MEIRINGEN- CHIASSO
TODAY´S HIGHLIGHTS: Mountain scenery, cable car in Glacier 3000 and walking along a path in the Alps. Entrance to Archlutist gorge. Today´s stage has beautiful high mountain scenery. Don´t forget your winter clothes, we climb to one of the most spectacular spots in Switzerland where you can see ice and snow all year round. We include the cable car ride up to GLACIER 3000 where you can walk on the suspension bridge in the void between two mountain peaks, enter the Ice Cathedral or ¨play¨ in the Fun Park. Stop in INTERLAKEN and time for lunch. Afterwards we travel to MEIRINGEN where we include the entrance to the AARESCHLUCHT GORGES. Afterwards we arrived in Italianspeaking Switzerland. Overnight stay in CHIASSO, a Swiss town on the border with Italy.
Note: Occasionally, due to weather conditions such as rain or strong winds, the cable car to Glacier 3000 may not operate.
CHIASSO - LUGANO - BURGLEN - ALTDORF - LUCERNE
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Beautiful landscapes with mountains and lakes. Knowing Lugano and Lucerne. Visit the village that was made famousthrough William Tell. We will know about LUGANO the cosmopolitan capital of Italian Switzerland with its beautiful lake. Time to stroll. We continued on the highway, we crossed St. Gotthard Pass. We stop in BURGLEN, the tiny village where William Tell was born, we shall see the chapel of the XVI century with paintings illustrating his life. If you want, you can also visit the museum of William Tell. In the neighboring city of ALTDORF, we can also find traces of his history. Continue to LUCERNE, free time to explore this beautiful city by the lake that bears its name.
LUCERNE - EINSIEDELN - VADUZ - FELDKIRCH
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Baroque Abbey. Heidi’s Village. Journey through beautiful landscapes. We leave Lucerne driving along the Four Cantons Lake towards EINSIEDELN, its immense baroque abbey is the most important pilgrimage center in Switzerland. After that we continue towards the East of Switzerland. MAIENFELD is the village which inspired Heidi’s story. A walk in its historic center after which we will be visiting Heidi’s House (ticket not included. Entry to the facility is free), a picturesque place with beautiful landscapes that we will reach through a pedestrian path. Then we entered the independent country of Liechtenstein, and its capital city VADUZ with its impressive castle. Time to stroll and have lunch. Subsequently, we went to the neighboring city of FELDKIRCH, in Austria, located next to the borders of Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Germany: a charming walled city with a genuine historic city center and a castle. Free time.
FELDKIRCH - ST. GALLEN - CONSTANCE - STEIN AM RHEIN - RHINE WATERFALLS - ZURICH
TODAY’S HIGHLIGHTS: Constanza Lake. Botanic Gardens. Rhein Waterfalls. Fantastic scenery. We start our day heading to ST. GALLEN, whose center is part of the World Heritage List by UNESCO with a wonderful cathedral and its historic center. Afterwards we will continue by Constance Lake, between Germany and Switzerland. We will have time for a walk at Constance’s center before visiting MAINAU Island (access by pedestrian bridge) with its stunning botanic garden (entry included). Then, again in Switzerland, we will take a stroll in STEIN AM RHEIN, a typical village on the Rhine River with precious houses with painted walls. We will also visit Rhine Waterfalls (entry included), the waterfalls with the most abundant flow in Europe. Arrival in ZURICH at the end of the day.
After breakfast, check out and a brief city orientation tour before we proceed to the airport for your flight back to Manila.
Arrived Manila from a very memorable and enjoyable trip.
Note: BOOKING REMARKS: -Minimum 25pax to run this tour. -USD500 per person deposit upon reservation (NON-REFUNDABLE). -Full payment should be settled 45 days before departure or upon issuance of visa (whichever comes first). -Cancellation made after issuance of visa will automatically forfeit the deposit. -Cancellation made 30 days before departure will automatically forfeit the payment. -If the group fall below minimum required, Tour Operator has the right to cancel or reschedule the tour or supplement fee may apply. -Applicable surcharge for Non-Filipino passport holders. -Passport must be valid 6 months before departure. •SGL SUPPLEMENT: USD600.00 •USD500 per person deposit upon reservation (NON-REFUNDABLE) •Minimum 25 persons to run this tour •Full payment should be settled 45 days before departure or upon issuance of visa (whichever comes first) •Cancellation made after issuance of visa will automatically forfeit the deposit •Cancellation made 30 days before departure will automatically forfeit the payment •If the group fall below minimum required, Tour Operator has the right to cancel or reschedule the tour or supplement fee may apply •Applicable surcharge for Non-Filipino passport holders • Passport must be valid 6 months before departure