17 days in Amsterdam & Switzerland Itinerary

17 days in Amsterdam & Switzerland Itinerary

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17 days in Amsterdam & Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai, India
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Amsterdam, Holland
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  7​h 30​min
2
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Interlaken, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Engelberg, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Eich, Switzerland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Mumbai, India

3
nights
Amsterdam, Holland

Amsterdam ©
Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
Amsterdam is known for museums, nightlife, parks, breweries & distilleries, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of The Jordaan, sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, shop like a local with Leidseplein, and meet the residents at ARTIS.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Amsterdam online road trip planner .

Mumbai, India to Amsterdam is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Mumbai in June: high temperatures in Amsterdam hover around 23°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Jordaan ©
The Jordaan
Heineken Experience ©
Heineken Experience
Leidseplein ©
Leidseplein

2
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Gornergrat and 5-Seenweg. Step out of the city life by going to The Matterhorn and Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School. Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Golf Club Matterhorn, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, take in the awesome beauty at Hohbalmen, and head outdoors with Alpine Adventures Zermatt.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt online road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Amsterdam to Zermatt in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
5-Seenweg ©
5-Seenweg

3
nights
Interlaken, Switzerland

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.
Get outdoors at Parasailing & Paragliding and Aletsch Glacier. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Flussbad Schwabis Thun and Trümmelbachfälle. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Interlaken: UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern (in Bern) and Murrenbach Waterfalls (in Lauterbrunnen). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip planner .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Interlaken takes 3 hours. July in Interlaken sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Engelberg.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen, Flussbad Schwabis Thun, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Highlights from your plan
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Engelberg, Switzerland

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the views from Titlis Bridge and then hit the slopes at Mount Titlis. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): get interesting insight from Tours and then appreciate the views at Lac de Claus.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Engelberg travel route planner .

You can drive from Interlaken to Engelberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In July, daily temperatures in Engelberg can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Eich.

Things to do in Engelberg

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lac de Claus
Highlights from your plan
Titlis ©
Titlis
Lac de Claus ©
Lac de Claus
Titlis Bridge ©
Titlis Bridge

1
night
Eich, Switzerland

Eich ©
Eich is a municipality in the district of Sursee in the canton of Lucerne in Switzerland.HistoryEich is first mentioned in 1045 as Heiche. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): kick back and relax at Strandbad Sursee and then stroll through Seebad Eich.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Eich tour itinerary tool .

You can drive from Engelberg to Eich in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Eich

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Strandbad Sursee
Highlights from your plan
Seebad Eich ©
Seebad Eich

3
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Take a break from the city and head to Mt Pilatus and Ufschotti Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Old Town (Altstadt) and Lion Monument. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Altstadt Luzern, & more) and Uferpromenade Weggis (in Weggis). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Tiefenbrunnen.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Zurich travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Eich to Zurich takes an hour. July in Zurich sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lucerne, Uferpromenade Weggis
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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