8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly + train:  18​h 45​min
1
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Zurich
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Schlosskirche. Get outdoors at Aletsch Glacier and Jungfraujoch. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, get your game on at Seilpark Interlaken, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken trip builder tool .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Interlaken is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Interlaken. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kuala Lumpur in August: highs in Interlaken hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, Trümmelbachfälle
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Head to Bahnhofstrasse and Kunsthalle Luzernfor plenty of shopping. Appreciate the collections at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) and Uhrenmuseum Beyer Zürich. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Bourbaki Panorama, Ufschotti Park, & more). There's more to do: take a stroll through Old Town and admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Lucerne
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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