18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  12 h 45 min
1
Geneva
— 2 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
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Zurich
— 7 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva and then get your game on at Virtual Room. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre, pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and finally stroll around Parc La Grange.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Geneva trip itinerary builder.

New Delhi, India to Geneva is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, tram, and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in April; daily highs in Geneva reach 19°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature Museums
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for scenic drive, nature, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, take a memorable drive along Gornergrat, take in the spiritual surroundings of Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", and take in the views from Hangebrucke.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt travel route planner.

Take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Aletsch Glacier
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

3
nights
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 these side-trips from Interlaken: Bern (Vennerbrunnen, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, &more). There's much more to do: explore and take pictures at Jungfraujoch, head outdoors with Air-Glaciers, S.A., examine the collection at Talmuseum Lauterbrunnen, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Interlaken sightseeing website.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. In April in Interlaken, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Engelberg.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Parks

Side Trips

Bern, Lauterbrunnen, Jungfraujoch
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

2
nights
Engelberg

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 25th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Titlis. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at Swimmimg Pool Altdorf, explore the activities along Gelmersee, and then take in the awesome beauty at St Gotthard Pass.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Engelberg travel planning site.

You can drive from Interlaken to Engelberg in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In April in Engelberg, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zurich.

Things to do in Engelberg

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Swimmimg Pool Altdorf, St Gotthard Pass, Gelmersee
Highlights from your plan
Titlis ©
Titlis
Gelmersee ©
Gelmersee
Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg ©
Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg

7
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens), Gesslerburg (in Kuessnacht am Rigi) and Lucerne (Hofkirche, Spas & Wellness, &more). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, don't miss a visit to Bahnhofstrasse, wander the streets of Old Town, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Friedhof Fluntern.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Zurich trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Engelberg to Zurich in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Lucerne, Rhine Falls, Gesslerburg
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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