9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland Trip Planner

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Drive to Bandaranaike International Colombo Airport, Fly to Zürich Airport, Drive to Zermatt
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Zermatt
— 4 nights
Train
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Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zurich
— 1 night
Fly

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Zermatt

— 4 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Zermatt is known for nature, classes, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, tour along fresh powder with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Zermatt trip tool.

Kandy, Sri Lanka to Zermatt is an approximately 21-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kandy to Zermatt, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Tours

Interlaken

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, and then stop by Mad Cow. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle and then relax and rejuvenate at Alpines Sportzentrum Murren.

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You can take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In December, daytime highs in Interlaken are 1°C, while nighttime lows are -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Zurich.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature · Parks · Spas · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Zurich

— 1 night

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich and then take a stroll through Old Town. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Lake Lucerne and then pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Interlaken to Zurich takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. When traveling from Interlaken in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zurich: temperatures range from 5°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
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.