Glacier Express Rail Holiday
The perfect picturesque day trip...
The most famous railway in the world, the Glacier Express travels from Zermatt to Davos or St. Moritz in around seven hours. It is a day trip through untouched mountain landscapes, glamorous health resorts, deep gorges, delightful valleys, 91 tunnels and across 291 impressive bridges.
With the Glacier Express, the journey itself is the destination, and you will also enjoy audio commentary providing a wealth of interesting route information along the way.
Price from £1,199*
*Lead in price is based on two people sharing a twin room.
|Day 1 - London to Zurich||Flight from London to Zurich and onward rail journey to Davos or St. Moritz.|
|Day 2 & 3 - St. Moritz or Davos||The world famous resort of St. Moritz is situated at the heart of the Upper Engadin lake district close to the Italian border. Famous for its mild climate and breathtaking landscapes, countless walking and cycling paths and a great selection of shops, bars and restaurants, St. Moritz attracts visitors from all over the world. All guests on a Glacier Express rail tour staying a minimum of two nights in St. Moritz are entitled to the 'Engadin Inclusive Pass', allowing you free and unlimited travel on local trains, buses and local mountain railways and cable cars (not valid on arrival and departure day, only in summer season). The famous Alpine resort of Davos is both a natural paradise and a cosmopolitan holiday town. The area around Davos is superb walking country and the many mountain railways that climb to the top of the surrounding peaks make Davos a fantastic destination for lovers of the great outdoors. All guests staying at least one night in Davos are entitled to the 'Davos Klosters Pass' for unlimited travel on local mountain railways and a selection of bus and train routes.|
|Day 4 - Glacier Express||Journey aboard the Glacier Express from St.Moritz or Davos to Zermatt.|
|Day 5 & 6 - Zermatt||On the Italian border in the west of Switzerland lies Zermatt, the lively village at the foot of the Matterhorn, one of the most famous mountains in the world. With 300 sunny days a year, Zermatt enjoys less rain than any other destination in Switzerland. Electric vehicles and horse-drawn carriages are the principal means of transportation, adding even more to the original charm of Zermatt. Walking, cycling, and climbing as well as high-Alpine tours are popular activities in summer and autumn.|
|Day 7 - Zermatt - Geneva||Rail transfer from Zermatt to Geneva Airport.|