17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

17 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
Geneva
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
2
Zermatt
— 3 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Engelberg
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Zurich
— 5 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
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. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Vevey (O'Coeur des Reves ... & The Fork). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), engage your brain at CERN, and ponder the world of politics at Palais des Nations, Genève.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Geneva day trip site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Geneva is an approximately 19.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Geneva is minus 7 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in May; daily highs in Geneva reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Vevey, Chateau de Chillon, Chaplin's World
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
CERN ©
CERN

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Change things up with a short trip to Premier Alpine Centre SA in Nendaz (about 1h 30 min away). There's lots more to do: cruise along Gornergrat, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie".

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt trip planner.

Take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Aletsch Glacier, Premier Alpine Centre SA
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Grindelwald-First in Grindelwald (about 58 minutes away). There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Seilpark Interlaken, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stroll through Maennlichen, and look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Interlaken itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Interlaken takes 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Interlaken are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Engelberg.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald, Trümmelbachfälle, Jungfraujoch
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Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Parasailing & Paragliding

1
night
Engelberg

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
On the 10th (Wed), explore the activities along Lake Trubsee and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Titlis.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Engelberg trip builder site.

Drive from Interlaken to Engelberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In June in Engelberg, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Engelberg

Nature Parks Winter Sports
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Titlis ©
Titlis
Lake Trubsee ©
Lake Trubsee

5
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Attractions like Zoo Zurich and Swimming Pools Unter Letten make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Elsener Messerschmied AG (in Rapperswil), Lake Lucerne (in Lucerne) and Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Reality Center, look for gifts at Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland, and shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Zurich online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Engelberg to Zurich takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or 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 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Elsener Messerschmied AG, Lake Lucerne, Rhine Falls
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Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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