9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  15​h
1
Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Interlaken
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Geneva
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Chennai

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Lucerne (The Nine Towers, Mt Pilatus, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Zurich trip planner .

Chennai, India to Zurich is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Chennai to Zurich, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Chennai in August: highs in Zurich hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

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.
When in Interlaken, make a side trip to see The Eiger Trail in Grindelwald, approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Jungfraujoch, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Interlaken route app .

Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Geneva.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, The Eiger Trail, Trümmelbachfälle
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

2
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.
On the 31st (Mon), admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain, then don't miss a visit to The Flower Clock, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Geneva road trip planner .

Drive from Interlaken to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Interlaken in August, expect nights in Geneva to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks Nature
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
The Flower Clock ©
The Flower Clock

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