I am just building up my itinerary and require help and some clarifications.
We are a family of 2 Adults and 2 Children (Ages 9 and 4 ) travelling to Geneva on the 13th of August arrival by 14.15 hours, then to Interlaken on the same day i.e. 13th of August and intend to make Interlaken the base for my stay till the 15th. 15th till the 17th, intend to stay in Zurich and visit Lucerne.
I intend to take the Swiss Travel Pass for 4 days. Is a 1 Day pass available for the 5th day or only Point to Point tickets?
Question - Will I be able to make it to the Golden Pass Train which is from Montreaux given that am reaching Geneva by 14.15 hours?
13th - 15th Interlaken
14th - Trip to Jungfraujoch (weather permitting)
Question 1) With the Swiss Travel Pass (25% discount), the fare in the excel calculator states 136.5 CHF for a SINGLE journey. - Does it mean the return is not included? However, this link www.jungfrau.ch/shop/e n/bergbahn/ticket?date=2017-08-14&from=Grindelwald&to =Jungfraujoch&trip_typ e=T&class=second states that the RETURN Fare is CHF 142.6. Please clarify.
I understand that for my younger child (aged 4), there are no tickets. However, will reservation on the KS-Jungfraujoch section be needed for him as well?
Also, would it better to book/reserve tickets much closer to the date of the journey on account of the weather? Is online booking of tickets permitted and will they be e-mailed to me.
Question 2) For sightseeing near Interlaken, I have narrowed down on HarderKlum. This requires travel by a Funicular train. Will the STP cover this or will i get a discount on this? How is HarderKlum as a place and any other tips on the same?
Question 3) We plan to do some cycling in and around Interlaken. Will my children be allowed to cycle on their own or are there restrictions?
Question 4) Any other sight seeing tips in Interlaken besides Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, most importantly to keep the kids engaged.
Will get back on the 15-17th plans.
Thanks in advance