By way of introduction I am Srini from Glasgow. Came across this forum while planning my trip to Swiss and infact this helped me a lot in planning my itinerary and many thanks for the support through this forum.
booked the same itinerary that was provided in the sample itinerary which looks Ok and fits to my schedule.
Request your suggestions on
- am I rushing myself with the below itinerary for 8 day trip or likely spending more time in journey? Please suggest if I can plan it more better way
- For transport should I be going to Half rate card/Swiss pass or point to point or any other better options?
- Along with the below itinerary I am also interested in Helicopter ride and Cable ride, can you suggest where I can fit them in the itinerary.
My Itinerary is as follows
Day1 - London to Zurich - Reach Zurich by 5PM. Overnight stay in Zurich (any suggestions on what I can cover that evening?)
Day2 - Zurich to Lucerne and to Interlaken (as per sample itinerary suggestion is to taken Golden pass route- any other suggestions?) - Overnight Stay in Interlake
Day3 - Stay in Interlaken; From Interlaken Ost to Lauterbrunnen and Kleine Scheidegg, and then to Jungfraujoch then to Grindelwald to Interlaken Ost. (any suggestions)
Day4 - Interlaken to Montreux. If time permits cog wheel ride.(? is it worth); Overnight stay in Montreux
Day5 - Montreux to Zermatt; plan to take Gornergrat ride (suggestions please); Overnight stay in Zermatt
Day6 - Glacier express - zermatt to chur; Overnight stay in Chur
Day7-Bernina Express - Chur to Lugano (? any suggestions how to plan); Overnight stay in Lugano
Day8 - This is my last day of my trip and return to zurich from Lugano. Depending upon the time, planning to go Wilhelm Tell express or might directly go to airport.
My flight is at 3PM from zurich to London.