18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

18 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Start: Karachi
Fly + Drive:  17 h 30 min
1
Lucerne
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Interlaken
— 4 nights
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Zermatt
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
4
Geneva
— 5 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Karachi

4
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Attractions like Lake Zurich and Chapel Bridge make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Lucerne side-trips: Zurich (Old Town, Zoo Zurich, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, see the interesting displays at Verkehrshaus der Schweiz, and admire the striking features of Lucerne Station.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lucerne trip planner.

Karachi, Pakistan to Lucerne is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pakistan Standard Time (PKT) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Zurich
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Lake Zurich ©
Lake 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Parasailing & Paragliding and Tierpark Dahlholzli. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: Bern (Barenpark, Zahringerbrunnen, &more). There's lots more to do: get great views at Jungfraujoch, fly down the slopes at Maennlichen, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Interlaken day trip planning site.

Drive from Lucerne to Interlaken in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in May, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bern, Trümmelbachfälle, Maennlichen, Jungfraujoch
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Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Tierpark Dahlholzli ©
Tierpark Dahlholzli
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) ©
Einstein House (Einsteinhaus)

4
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Gornergrat and Clay Shoot Zermatt. There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, trek along Murmelweg Wanderung, see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, and fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Zermatt trip itinerary website.

Take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
Bring the kids along to Lake Geneva and Palais des Nations, Genève. Explore Geneva's surroundings by going to Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey), Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux) and Freddie Mercury Statue (in Montreux). There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, see the interesting displays at Patek Philippe Museum, stroll through Bains des Paquis, and get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Geneva trip planner.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Geneva in 4 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon, Freddie Mercury Statue, Swiss Vapeur Parc
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc

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