24 days in Switzerland Itinerary

24 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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24 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Geneva
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
2
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
3
Bern
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Grindelwald
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Zurich
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Engelberg
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Lauterbrunnen
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: New Delhi

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Geneva: Lausanne (The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique) & Cathedrale de Lausanne). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation), get a sense of history and politics at Palais des Nations, Genève, and get great views at Cathedrale de St-Pierre.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, read our Geneva road trip tool .

New Delhi, India to Geneva is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from New Delhi to Geneva. Traveling from New Delhi in January, you will find days in Geneva are cooler (6°C), and nights are little chillier (0°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lausanne
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
Cathedrale de St-Pierre ©
Cathedrale de St-Pierre

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 5th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Hohbalmen, then make a trip to Mountaineers' Cemetery, and finally examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish church of St Mauritius.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zermatt trip maker website .

Getting from Geneva to Zermatt by train takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Bern.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Nature Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

2
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from The Cathedral of Bern, ponder the design of Mosesbrunnen, get curious at Einstein House (Einsteinhaus), then shop like a local with UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, then admire the natural beauty at Rose Garden (Rosengarten), and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Clock Tower - Zytglogge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): take in panoramic vistas at Gurten, then contemplate the waterfront views at Aare River, then explore the historical opulence of Castle of Gruyeres, and finally see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bern trip planner .

You can take a train from Zermatt to Bern in 2.5 hours. In January in Bern, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Bern

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Gruyeres
Highlights from your plan
Rose Garden (Rosengarten) ©
Rose Garden (Rosengarten)
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

2
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
On the 9th (Thu), hike along The Eiger Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, and then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Bachalpsee Lake, stroll through Maennlichen, and then take a stroll through Alpiglen.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grindelwald trip planner .

You can drive from Bern to Grindelwald in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen
Highlights from your plan
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail
Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen

5
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zurich: Lucerne (Rigi & Lake Lucerne). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, walk around Lindenhofplatz, stop by Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Uetliberg Mountain.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Zurich holiday planner.

Drive from Grindelwald to Zurich in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

2
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Interlaken: Aare Gorge (in Meiringen) and Glacier 3000 (in Les Diablerets). The adventure continues: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, have some family-friendly fun at Heidi's Photo Chalet, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz, and pause for some serene contemplation at Schlosskirche.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Engelberg.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Aare Gorge, Lake Brienz, Schynige Platte, Glacier 3000
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm
Lake Brienz ©
Lake Brienz

3
nights
Engelberg

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Titlis and then snap pictures at Titlis Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Brunni-Bahnen Engelberg AG, examine the collection at Tal Museum Engelberg, and then don't miss a visit to Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Engelberg online route planner .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Engelberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in Engelberg are 4°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Engelberg

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Wilhelm Tell Monument, Schlosschen Beroldingen
Highlights from your plan
Titlis ©
Titlis
Titlis Cliff Walk ©
Titlis Cliff Walk
Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei ©

3
nights
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Lauterbrunnen is known for nature, adventure, outdoors, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall, don't miss a visit to 007 Walk of fame - Schilthorn, and appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lauterbrunnen trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Engelberg to Lauterbrunnen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. On the 23rd (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

007 Walk of fame - Schilthorn, Jungfraujoch
Highlights from your plan
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls

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