17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Dhaka City
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Zurich
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Interlaken
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Geneva
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Dhaka City

6
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Swimming Pools Unter Letten and Zoo Zurich. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (The Nine Towers, Ufschotti Park, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, enjoy the sand and surf at Strandbad Mythenquai, admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church, and take a stroll through Old Town.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Zurich planner .

Dhaka City, Bangladesh to Zurich is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Dhaka City to Zurich, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Swimming Pools Unter Letten ©
Swimming Pools Unter Letten
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to The Matterhorn (in Zermatt) and The Eiger Trail (in Grindelwald). There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, hit the slopes at Grindelwald-First, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Schlosskirche.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Interlaken trip maker .

Drive from Zurich to Interlaken in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-First, The Matterhorn, Trümmelbachfälle
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn

5
nights
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.
Attractions like Chaplin's World and Bains des Paquis make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Geneva side-trips: Lausanne (The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) & Cathedrale de Lausanne), Swiss Vapeur Parc (in Le Bouveret) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, engage your brain at CERN, make a trip to The Flower Clock, and get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Geneva online holiday planner .

Getting from Interlaken to Geneva by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Interlaken in August, you will find days in Geneva are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lausanne, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon, Swiss Vapeur Parc
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Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc
CERN
CERN

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