38 days in Switzerland Itinerary

38 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Start: Vijayawada
Fly:  20 h
1
Zurich
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Engelberg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Grindelwald
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Lenk im Simmental
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Bern
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Geneva
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 45 min
7
Zermatt
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Appenzell
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
St. Moritz
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h 45 min
End: Vijayawada

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Rhine Falls (in Neuhausen am Rheinfall) and Lake Lucerne (in Lucerne). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, stroll the grounds of Friedhof Fluntern, take in the awesome beauty at Uetliberg Mountain, and wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zurich trip itinerary maker website.

Vijayawada, India to Zurich is an approximately 20- hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is minus 4.5 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Vijayawada in March; daily highs in Zurich reach 13°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can drive to Engelberg.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Rhine Falls, Lake Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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 30th (Mon): hit the slopes at Titlis and then don't miss a visit to Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at St Gotthard Pass and then hit the slopes at Brunni-Bahnen Engelberg AG.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Engelberg trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Zurich to Engelberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In March, daytime highs in Engelberg are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Engelberg

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trip

St Gotthard Pass
Highlights from your plan
Titlis ©
Titlis
Brunni-Bahnen Engelberg AG ©
Brunni-Bahnen Engelberg AG
Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei ©
Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei

4
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
When in Grindelwald, make a side trip to see Molitor in Wengen, approximately Wengen away. Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Jungfraujoch, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, take in the awesome beauty at Maennlichen, and head outdoors with Air-Glaciers, S.A..

To find out how to plan a trip to Grindelwald, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Engelberg to Grindelwald by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Lenk im Simmental.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen, Molitor
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Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

4
nights
Lenk im Simmental

Lenk im Simmental ©
Themed trails make vacations in Lenk im Simmental popular with winter sports lovers.
Change things up with these side-trips from Lenk im Simmental: Lauenensee (in Lauenen), Adelboden (Adelboden, Trummer Woodcarving, &more) and Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke (in Frutigen). And it doesn't end there: glide through natural beauty at Adrenalin Skischule Lenk, take in the dramatic scenery at Simmenfalle, fly down the slopes at Skigebiet Metsch, and stroll through Alprundweg Leiterli.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lenk im Simmental day trip app.

You can drive from Grindelwald to Lenk im Simmental in 1.5 hours. April in Lenk im Simmental sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bern.

Things to do in Lenk im Simmental

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Adelboden, Lauenensee, Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke, Historical village of Saanen
Highlights from your plan
Alprundweg Leiterli ©
Alprundweg Leiterli
Adelboden ©
Adelboden
Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke ©
Fussgaenger-Hangebruecke

5
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bern: Gruyeres (HR Giger Museum & Gruyeres Castle) and Chaplin's World (in Corsier-sur-Vevey). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, see the interesting displays at Klingendes Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Gurten, and make a trip to Clock Tower - Zytglogge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bern planner.

Traveling by car from Lenk im Simmental to Bern takes 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gruyeres, Chaplin's World
Highlights from your plan
Gruyeres Castle ©
Gruyeres Castle
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern ©
UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern
Clock Tower - Zytglogge ©
Clock Tower - Zytglogge

4
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: Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux), Lausanne (Escaliers du Marche & The Olympic Museum Lausanne (Musee Olympique)) and Montreux Lakeside (in Montreux). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum, and appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Geneva day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bern to Geneva takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Lausanne, Chateau de Chillon, Montreux Lakeside
Highlights from your plan
Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
Chateau de Chillon ©
Chateau de Chillon
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain

4
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, get around town with Gornergrat, hike along Murmelweg Wanderung, and take some stellar pictures from Photopoint Kirchbrucke bridge.

Make your Zermatt itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from Geneva to Zermatt in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Appenzell.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School ©
Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School

5
nights
Appenzell

Appenzell ©
Appenzell District is a district of the canton of Appenzell Innerrhoden in Switzerland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Appenzell: Heiden (Kirchturm Heiden & Henry Dunant Museum), Arosa (Eichhornchenweg & Arosa Ski Resort) and Santis der Berg (in Urnaesch). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Eggen-Hohenweg, get your bearings at Stiftsbibliothek, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Appenzeller Bier, Brauerei Locher AG, and see the interesting displays at Museum Appenzell.

Plan my trip to Appenzell with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zermatt to Appenzell. April in Appenzell sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Appenzell

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

St. Gallen, Urnaesch, Heiden, Arosa, Die WildkirchliHoehlen
Highlights from your plan
Arosa Ski Resort ©
Arosa Ski Resort
Eggen-Hohenweg ©
Eggen-Hohenweg
Kirchturm Heiden ©
Kirchturm Heiden

3
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Muottas Muragl, explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz, and then get great views at Diavolezza. On the next day, explore the activities along Lake of Staz (Lej da Staz), then appreciate the views at Engadine, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piz Corvatsch.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the St. Moritz trip maker tool.

You can drive from Appenzell to St. Moritz in 2.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Appenzell in April: high temperatures in St. Moritz hover around 12°C and lows are around 1°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Diavolezza ©
Diavolezza
Piz Nair ©
Piz Nair

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