Swiss Vacations
Via Cook Package

The Schynige Platte Cogwheel Railway in front of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau Mountains The historic Giessbach Belle-Epoque Hotel above the shores of Lake Brienz with fantastic views of the lake and surrounding mountains Interlaken - Lucerne Panorama Train; a scenic ride along the northern Swiss Alps with great views of interesting landscapes including blue lakes and glacier-covered peaks  

Itinerary Details:

Season: Summer only (June through October)
7 days / 6 nights
Day 1  Individual arrival at airport or at Swiss border station; transfer by train to Kandersteg
   Hotel in Kandersteg
Day 2  Free day in Kandersteg; your choice of excursions:
   e.g. explore the Gemmi Pass trail on the footsteps of Thomas Cook;
   or hike around beautiful Oeschinen mountain lake
   Hotel in Kandersteg
Day 3  Transfer by train via Spiez and along Lake Thun to Interlaken    
   Hotel in Interlaken
Day 4  Mountain Excursion to the Schynige Platte
   Hotel in Interlaken
Day 5  Transfer by boat on Lake Brienz to Giessbach near the village of Brienz
   hike to and behind the Giessbach Waterfalls
   Hotel in Giessbach (Brienz)
Day 6  Sightseeing in the Woodcarver-Village of Brienz:
   e.g. live woodcarving; or Open-Air Museum Ballenberg; 
   or mountain excursion to the Brienz Rothorn (by 19th century steam-powered funicular)
   Transfer to Lucerne by scenic train
   Hotel in Lucerne
Day 7  Sightseeing in Lucerne (if time allows...)
   Transfer to the airport of departure or Swiss border Station for individual departure
  (or continue your Swiss vacation according to your own plans...)


  • the trip can be made ​​in both directions.
  • Mountain Excursion to the Jungfraujoch / Top of Europe, UNESCO World Heritage Site (instead of Schynige Platte)
  • extension with additional nights possible.
  • further excursions by train, boat, mountain railways or bus (with 25% - 50% discount).

    Prices:                                                                              Currency Converter

      Price 7 days / 6 nights
      (all prices in Swiss Francs)
    Hotel Category
    Double Room
    Single Room
      Jun. 1-Mid-Oct. Mid-Oct.-May 31 Jun.1-Mid-Oct. Mid-Oct.-May 31
    Historic First Class Hotels 2'030.00  not available 2'230.00 not available
    Children on request  

    All Prices per Person and including:

    • all rail travel in 1st class on the described itinerary beginning at the Swiss airport or Swiss border station of arrival and ending at the Swiss airport or Swiss border station of departure. i.e. all rail travel of the package; reduction for 2nd class rail tickets is CHF 150.00 pp.
    • boat ride on Lake Brienz
    • all overnights in selected Swiss Historic Hotels
    • Swiss breakfast buffet and dinner daily
    • mountain excursion to the Schynige Platte
    • Seat reservations on Panorama Trains
    • full documentation including detailed itinerary, exact time table with your train connections, and directions to your hotels; the travel documents can be obtained at the counter of the Swiss Rail Center at the airport of your arrival, or at the reception of the first hotel of your trip. Upon request, the travel documents can be delivered to your home address by special registered mail or courier service (additional cost depending on shipping method)
    • 25% - 50% reduction on further excursions by train, bus, boat and cable car in the entire country
    • all taxes