8D/7N AUSTRIA AND SWITZERLAND
From SGD 2568
Located just a few hours apart, this tour gives you the best of Austria and Switzerland. Experience the Austrian culture and magnificent landscapes in the cities of Vienna, Salzburg and Innsbruck. No trip to Austria is complete without a tour to Schönbrunn Palace. Your next leg of the journey will be in the exquisite country of Switzerland. Prepare for the adventure excursion to Engelberg Mountain resort, where many adventure activities including ride on the Gondola, Chair lift ride etc await you. And not to forget a memorable trip to the Lindt Cholocate factory!
Day 01: Vienna
Meet and greet upon arrival and transfer to your Hotel. Check into Hotel by 1400hrs. Rest of the day free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Vienna – Salzburg
Breakfast at Hotel. Take a Morning City Tour & Schönbrunn (SIC Basis) (Pick up from most Hotels in Vienna City). This tour will give you an overall impression of the most significant historical sights of Vienna. Along the Ringstrasse, we show you numerous grand buildings, such as the MAK, the State Opera House, the magnificent Museum of Fine Arts with its world famous art treasures of the Habsburgs and the Natural History Museum. You also will get the chance to see the cultural district where the Museums Quartier, the Hofburg (the former Habsburg winter residence), the Parliament, the City Hall and the Burg theater are all located. The highlight of this tour will be a visit to the showrooms of Schönbrunn Palace. Once the summer residence of the Habsburg family and home of Maria Theresia. On the way back to the Opera we pass by the Belvedere Palace. Later, return to your Hotel. In the afternoon we will depart to Salzburg (Standard Train Travel Included). Meet upon arrival in Salzburg and transfer to your Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 03: Salzburg – Innsbruck
Breakfast at Hotel. In the morning you will go on a Half Day Salzburg City Tour of Sound (SIC Basis). (You will have to make your own way to the starting point of this tour at Mirabellplatz, directly in front of St. Andrä Church). This wonderful ride lets you witness the breathtaking views of the landscape where the opening scenes of the film “Sound of Music” were filmed. Relax and listen to the original “Sound of Music” soundtrack. Our English-speaking guide not only shows you the highlights of the film “Sound of Music”, but also the historical and architectural landmarks in the city, as well as a part of the picturesque Lake District. The tour will last around 4 hours. Later, return to your Hotel on your own. In the afternoon you will have a departure transfer to train station to connect to your train to Innsbruck (Standard Train Travel Included). Arrive in Innsbruck and transfer to your Hotel. Check into Hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 04: Innsbruck
Breakfast at Hotel. Today is free to just explore this breathtaking town in the Alps. Visit the Crystal Factory Showroom or just relax. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 05: Innsbruck – Zurich
Breakfast at Hotel. You will have to departure transfer to train station to connect your train to Zurich (Standard Train Travel Included). Meet upon arrival in Zurich Train Station and transfer to your Hotel. Check into Hotel by 1400hrs. Rest of the day is free at leisure. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06: Zurich – Mt Titlis – Lucerne
Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed to the starting point of this tour at Zurich Bus Station. Here you will undergo a Full Day Tour of Mt Titlis and Lucerne (SIC Basis). This is an adventure excursion to the highest vantage point in Central Switzerland. A pleasant ride with our deluxe motor coach takes you to the mountain resort of Engelberg in Central Switzerland, where you will board the aerial cable way for a 45 minute journey from the green valley bottom to the high alpine glacier region at 3020 m/10000 ft which guarantees snow the whole year round. Enjoy a magnificent ride in the world’s first ever revolving ‘ROTAIR’ gondola, which offers a 360° panoramic view into the Alps. During the 2 hour stay on the mountain visit the Ice Grotto, experience the new Ice Flyer. A chair lift ride over the glacier with fantastic views into crevasses and ice falls as well as a snow slide on the ‘Fun lift’ (These activities are included in our tour). After the descent to Engelberg we board our coach for a drive to Lucerne, time at leisure approximately 1 hour for sightseeing and shopping before the coach takes you back to Zurich. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07: Zurich
Breakfast at Hotel. Proceed on your own to Zurich Bus Station by 1245hrs where you will take the 5 hours Best of Zurich City Tour including the Lindt Chocolate Factory Outlet – Enjoy a comprehensive afternoon coach tour of Zurich and see the top attractions the city has to offer. Follow this up with an introduction to the trendy Zurich West district and an indulgent shopping trip at the world-famous Lindt Chocolate Factory outlet. Make your own way back to the hotel. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 08: Zurich
Breakfast at Hotel. Day free at leisure until departure transfer to Zurich Airport or Train Station for your onward journey.