13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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13 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Drive:  13​h 15​min
1
Geneva
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
2
Neuchatel
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Interlaken
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Zurich
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Mumbai

1
night
Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the activities along Lake Geneva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Cathedrale de St-Pierre, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, then stroll through Bains des Paquis, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Geneva travel planner.

Mumbai, India to Geneva is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Geneva due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mumbai in May, things will get much colder in Geneva: highs are around 22°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can take a train to Neuchatel.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Beaches
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Room Escape Games
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

1
night
Neuchatel

Neuchatel ©
Neuchatel represents a compact university town in Western Switzerland.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Caractere, atelier galerie bijoux et objets contemporains, then look for all kinds of wild species at Creux du Van, then identify plant and animal life at Tourbieres des Ponts-de-Martel, and finally kick back and relax at Jeunes Rives.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Neuchatel sightseeing tool .

Getting from Geneva to Neuchatel by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Neuchatel

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Tourbieres des Ponts-de-Martel
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Creux du Van ©
Creux du Van
Tourbieres des Ponts-de-Martel ©
Tourbieres des Ponts-de-Martel
Jeunes Rives ©
Jeunes Rives

2
nights
Interlaken

Interlaken ©
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, and finally hit the slopes at Maennlichen. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, then take a tour by water with Flussbad Schwabis Thun, and then shop like a local with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip planner .

Traveling by car from Neuchatel to Interlaken takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Interlaken are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Aletsch Glacier, Maennlichen, Flussbad Schwabis Thun, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
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Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Parasailing & Paragliding
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, then don't miss a visit to Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and finally make a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): look for gifts at Laderach, then hit the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and then get great views at Gornergrat.

To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt attractions tool .

Take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Zurich.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get some historical perspective at Old Town (Altstadt) and Fraumünster Church. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen and Strandbad Mythenquai. Venture out of the city with trips to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Ufschotti Park, & more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Swiss National Museum, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, pause for some serene contemplation at Grossmunster, and explore the activities along Lake Zurich.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zurich trip itinerary maker .

Take a train from Zermatt to Zurich in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Bahnhofstrasse ©
Bahnhofstrasse

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