10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
Zurich
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bern
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  18​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kids will enjoy Zoo Zurich and Verkehrshaus der Schweiz. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Mt Pilatus, & more). There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fraumünster Church.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zurich day trip app .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Zurich. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in November: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 10°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

2
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle and then take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): stroll through The Eiger Trail, then get to know the fascinating history of Kleine Scheidegg, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Grindelwald online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Grindelwald takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbachfälle
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail

2
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Tierpark Dahlholzli, then have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, ponder the design of Zahringerbrunnen, explore the galleries of Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), then take a stroll through UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, and finally admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten).

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Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Bern takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In December in Bern, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Chaplin's World
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Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) ©
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus)

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