Travel by scenic train to four spectacular Swiss mountain peaks and enjoy stays in the picture-perfect alpine towns at their base on this eight-day Swiss vacation. Take a direct train from Zurich to Lucerne and begin your journey with a day trip to stunning Mount Pilatus via the steepest cogwheel railway in the world. Continue by train through the vivid Swiss countryside to Wengen, the beautiful resort town at the foot of Jungfrau Mountain. Enjoy a day-trip on the Jungfrau Railway to the peak and experience unsurpassed panoramic views of Europe. Also journey to the summit of Schilthorn, and marvel at the panoramic views of the spectacular Swiss skyline, with the peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau in the background. Finally, take the train to Zermatt, and spend two days enjoying the resort town and taking an exciting trip on the Gornergrat Cog Railway to the top of this spectacular peak, with views of the Matterhorn in the background.
On arrival into Zurich Airport take a direct train to Lucerne ON arrival, check in at your hotel and after getting settled, begin exploring all this stunning Central Switzerland city has to offer. The medieval Chapel Bridge is a great place to start as one of the oldest, covered wooden bridges in Europe. Lucerne is also full of picturesque town squares where you can relax, indulge in some Swiss delicacies and soak in the Swiss culture. (Overnight in Lucerne)