22 days in New Delhi & Switzerland Itinerary

22 days in New Delhi & Switzerland Itinerary

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New Delhi, India
— 4 nights
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Zurich, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Davos, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Drive
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Montreux, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Geneva, Switzerland
— 2 nights
Drive
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Kandersteg, Switzerland
— 1 night
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Basel, Switzerland
— 2 nights
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New Delhi, India

— 4 nights
Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like JustWravel and Hauz Khas Village. Spend the 20th (Mon) on the rails with a train tour. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, examine the collection at National Rail Museum, admire the striking features of ISKCON Temple Delhi, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Humayun's Tomb.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New Delhi planning app.

If you are flying in from India, the closest major aiport is Indira Gandhi International Airport. In December in New Delhi, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can fly to Zurich.

Things to do in New Delhi

Tours · Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Zurich, Switzerland

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Step out of the city life by going to Mt Pilatus and Lake Lucerne. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Niederdorf and Hofkirche. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, stroll around Lindenhofplatz, and get engrossed in the history at Landesmuseum.

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You can fly from New Delhi to Zurich in 11 hours. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. While traveling from New Delhi, expect cooler days and little chillier nights in Zurich, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Davos.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Davos, Switzerland

— 2 nights
On the 26th (Sun), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then hit the slopes at Parsenn Skigebiet, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Davos, and finally fly down the slopes at Jakobshorn. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of local nightlife at Tamina Therme Bad Ragaz, then take a stroll through Old Town Chur, and then hit the slopes at Lenzerheide Ski Resort.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Davos trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Zurich to Davos by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. December in Davos sees daily highs of 4°C and lows of -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Davos

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

St. Moritz, Switzerland

— 2 nights
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Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, take in the dramatic natural features at Bernina Pass, and then take in the awesome beauty at Muottas Muragl. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Piz Nair, then admire the verdant scenery at Engadine, then take in the awesome beauty at Val Roseg, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at Mineralbad & Spa.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the St. Moritz road trip planning website.

Drive from Davos to St. Moritz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in St. Moritz, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature · Parks · Spas

Side Trips

Zermatt, Switzerland

— 3 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Get in touch with nature at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School and Parasailing & Paragliding. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Simplon Pass and Sunnegga. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Zermatt online trip planner.

Getting from St. Moritz to Zermatt by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or ride a tram. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Montreux.

Things to do in Zermatt

Tours · Outdoors · Classes · Winter Sports

Side Trip

Montreux, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, then take in the pleasant sights at Montreux Lakeside, and then relax and rejuvenate at Les Bains de Lavey. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, then ski along the peaceful trails at Glacier 3000, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise du Cloitre, and finally examine the collection at Queen Studio Experience.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Montreux trip maker.

Drive from Zermatt to Montreux in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Montreux

Spas · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Geneva, Switzerland

— 2 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): stroll around Parc Des Bastions, admire the natural beauty at Le Jardin Anglais, then admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bains des Paquis, and finally don't miss a visit to Broken Chair Sculpture. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Lake Geneva and then examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Geneva trip builder tool.

Getting from Montreux to Geneva by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. January in Geneva sees daily highs of 6°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kandersteg.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors

Kandersteg, Switzerland

— 1 night
Kandersteg is a municipality in the Frutigen-Niedersimmental administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): hike along Gemmi Pass and then explore the activities along Oeschinen Lake.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Kandersteg trip planner.

Getting from Geneva to Kandersteg by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Basel.

Things to do in Kandersteg

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Basel, Switzerland

— 2 nights
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Tinguely-Brunnen, examine the collection at Basel Paper Mill Museum, then don't miss a visit to Rathaus, and finally take a stroll through Basel's Old Town.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Basel trip planner.

Getting from Kandersteg to Basel by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In January in Basel, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Basel

Neighborhoods · Museums

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
Immerse yourself in a snow-capped mountain wonderland in Switzerland's serene Alpine setting. See the world-renowned Matterhorn, Switzerland's second-highest mountain at 4,478 m (14,962 ft) tall, or zoom down the mountains on toboggan, ski, or snowboard. In the warmer seasons hike around the rolling green hillsides covered with pine trees and picturesque aqua blue lakes. Luxurious cities dotted with cozy wooden chalets and colorful flowerbeds balance quaintness with first-class cultural offerings. Indulge in the country's opulence of milk chocolate, cheese fondue, and keg-carrying St. Bernard dogs.