What To Expect
Enjoy three days filled with Switzerland touring goodness! Give more excitement to your tour as you come aboard the Bernina Express, a world famous train that passes through the Canton of Graubunden's mountains (grison Alps). Through this train ride, pass through 196 bridges, 55 tunnels, and very steep inclines as you go. The wide and clear windows of the express will treat you to a sightseeing fest of Swiss palm trees, glaciers, and viaducts.
Get the chance to reach an Italian town where you will be changing into the Bernina Express Bus which will take you to Ticino where the largest southern Swiss town of Lugano is located.
Transfer by train (2nd class tickets) from any airport, border, or any destination in Switzerland to St. Moritz. Enjoy an exciting train ride and the astounding views that you can see from the wide panels of the train's windows. The train ride takes approximately 3 hours and 20 minutes.
Arrive at St. Moritz and enjoy a short walk from the station to your 3-star or 4-star hotel for check-in. During your stay in St. Moritz, take advantage of the 2 for 1 offers in your Swiss Coupon Pass to further enjoy your stay. Admire the luxury hotels, upscale shops and spas of the Alpine metropolis. At the end of the day, turn in for the night at your St. Moritz hotel.
After enjoying a hearty breakfast in your St. Moritz hotel, come on board again on the Bernina Express. Enjoy the scenic views on your way to your next destination. Pass through the Bernina Pass, a high mountain pass situated in the Bernina Range of the Alps. Marvel at the sight of glaciers, and snow-capped mountain peaks as you travel down circular viaducts and winding tunnels. Reach the northern Italian town of Tirano where the end of the Bernina line is located. The train ride to Tirano takes around 2 and a half hours.
Ride the Bernina Express Bus which will take you to Ticino, an Italian-speaking region of southern Switzerland. Travel through endless Veltlin vineyards and the banks of Lake Como. Wind up in the town of Lugano where you will be spending the night.
Enjoy your breakfast in your Lugano hotel before going around the town. Stroll around town to admire the sacred buildings, parks, flowers, and impressive villas. Take in the breathtaking Mediterranean atmosphere around Lugano which combines the crystal blue water of its lake and the antiquated elements of the town's surroundings homes.
After a day full of fun physical activities, return to the airport, border, or your next holiday destination via train. The train ride from Lugano to Zurich takes around 2 hours and 40 minutes.
2nd class rail ticket from Switzerland border/airport to St. Moritz
2nd class rail ticket from St. Moritz to Tirano
2nd class rail ticket from Tirano to Lugano
2nd class rail ticket from Lugano to Switzerland border/airport
50% off on most trains, boats, buses, and mountain railways between Day 1 to 3.
Overnight stay with breakfast in St. Moritz
Overnight stay with breakfast in Lugano
Bernina Express seat reservation from St. Moritz to Tirano
Bernina Express seat reservation from Tirano to Lugano
Meals and drinks unless specified
Tips and gratuities
Optional activity costs
The low season runs from April 7 to June 14, 2016 and from October 1 to October 24, 2016.
The high season runs from June 15 to September 30, 2016.
Children 0-2.9 years old are free of charge.
Seat reservation is not included in the tour price for 0-2-year-old children, extra charges apply.
Please inquire for child prices for children ages 3 to 11.9
Please inquire for 1st class train ride upgrade prices.
Please inquire for additional night rates on St. Moritz and Lugano hotels upon booking.
Swiss Coupon Pass Information
You can claim your Swiss coupon pass from either your hotel or airport. You'll need to provide the address of your hotel/airport and your exact date of arrival when booking.
The Swiss Coupon Pass is valid until the end of the current calendar year.
One train ticket will be used for travel to various destinations in the itinerary. This will have to be validated on each day you use the train.
Coupons may be redeemed on the spot.
The Swiss Coupon Pass will not be included in the single person package as there is a minimum of 2 persons to avail of the pass' 2 for 1 offers.
At least two persons must consume when using the "2 for 1" offer. It is the lower or equally prices offer that is free of charge.
Coupons can be accumulated with other discounts, vouchers, or promotions. Swiss Coupon Passes cannot be accumulated.
The coupon must be mentioned when making a reservation / prior to ordering.
Only one coupon is accepted per table/group.
If only tap water is consumed, the partner is entitled to make a surcharge of CHF 5 per person.
Cashing out coupons entirely or partially is not possible.
The dates, programs, and prices are all subject to change.
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