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TOUR NAME:Best Views in Switzerland : Lucerne – Mt. Rigi – Interlaken – Schilthorn
TOUR DAYS: 2 Nights / 3 Days Tour Programme
TOUR LODGING INFO:2 Nights Hotels

Note: All prices are in USD
TOUR ITINERARY:

DAY 1: Arrival in Lucerne by train from the Swiss border or the airport.
After check-in into your hotel in Lucerne you will take the public train to Arth-Goldau. From the station of Mt. Rigi-Railways you go further on with the cogwheel train up to Rigi Kulm (1.800 m/6.000ft). Because of its unique location and its beautiful landscape, Mt. Rigi enjoys an international reputation as an unforgettable excursion and holiday paradise in the heart of Switzerland. From the summit you can have a breath-taking 360 degrees panoramic view of the Alps, looking out over 13 lakes and across all central Switzerland as far as Germany and France. The mountain boasts more than 100 kilometres of hiking paths and footpaths. In winter time, Mt. Rigi is an enticing goal for great recreational and sporting activities in the snow such as skiing, tobogganing and winter hikes. There are numerous hotels and restaurants with sun terraces, as well as romantic picnic- and barbecue spots - all inviting you to snuggle down and relax. In the late afternoon you descend from Mt. Rigi by cogwheel train to Rigi Kaltbad and further by aerial cable-car to Weggis from where you board the boat and enjoy a cruise back to Lucerne.

Overnight in Lucerne.

DAY 2: Excursion to Mount Titlis - at 3020 m /10'000 ft.
After breakfast you board the train to Interlaken over the Brünig Pass. After check-in into your hotel in Interlaken you start your excursion to Schilthorn - Piz Gloria the James Bond mountain. First you take the train from Interlaken Ost to Lauterbrunnen and then a short bus trip takes you to Stechelberg from where you take the aerial cable car (via Mürren and Birg) to the top of Schilthorn Piz Gloria at 2970 m/10000 ft. Enjoy the beautiful view of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau (UNESCO World Heritage) and on more than 200 other summits, innumerable glaciers and lakes from the big terrace. Or experience a breathtaking 360° panorama from the revolving restaurant Piz Gloria. While enjoying a drink or a delicious meal your view extends from the Titlis, along Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau to Mont Blanc and to the Black Forest. Don't miss to follow the tracks of James Bond: New attractions in the Touristorama (theatre) will inspire you. Enjoy the new multivision show including extracts of the 007 Movie On Her Majesty's Secret Service, which was filmed at the Schilthorn.

Overnight in Interlaken.

DAY 3: Golden Pass Panoramic Brünig to Interlaken (panoramic seats in 1st class only).
Return to Swiss border or airportor continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.

The Hotel Stay Is In:

3-Star-Hotel

The Price Includes:

Swiss Card Best views in Switzerland (5 transfers) incl. Mt. Rigi and Schilthorn in 2nd class from/to Swiss border or airport (possibility to go on the Mt. Rigi excursion on day 1 or 2 and Schilthorn excursion on day 2 or 3).
1 night in Lucerne, room, bath or shower/ WC, breakfast.
1 night in Interlaken, room, bath or shower/WC, breakfast.
Any additional tickets for optional excursions to travel by rail, boat, postalcoaches and cable cars can be purchased at 25-50% of the regular fares.

TOUR CANCELLATION POLICY:
You may cancel your booking at any time prior to commencement of the tour by notifying us in writing, which must be signed by the person that signed the Reservation Form. If you cancel on or before 30 days before the first day of the tour, we will retain your deposit to cover our costs. In addition, if the cancellation notification is received less than 30 days prior to the first day of the tour, additional cancellation charges shall be as follows:

Amount of Cancellation Charges:

45-30 Days before the first day of the tour - 50%
29-15 Days before the first day of the tour - 75%
Less than 14 Days before arrival 100%
(Cancellation conditions for Maldives may differ)

CHANGES BY YOU:
If you request any changes to your travel arrangements once we have confirmed a booking, all out of pocket charges, including charges imposed by our suppliers, will be payable by you, plus an amendment fee of $50.00 per revision per booking. If after the commencement of your tour you request any changes to your travel arrangements, we will do our best to implement them, but we cannot guarantee that it will be possible. In the event of such change(s) being made, you will be liable for any cancellation charges that may be levied for the previously booked service and for any costs incurred by us and our suppliers in attempting to secure any revised arrangements. Any name changes must be provided to us in writing and are subject to any airline fees or penalties.

HOW TO BOOK:
If you are happy with the arrangements outlined within this itinerary and would like to book, please forward your completed booking form and the deposit. If you would like to revise the itinerary, feel free to contact us and we can prepare another version which will hopefully match your requirements. The deposit is 25% of the total cost, plus any applicable insurance premiums and can be paid by cheque, bank transfer or credit / debit card.

PAYMENT BY CREDIT CARD:
Please note, we do not charge a credit card fee on deposits, however, a credit card fee is charged on the balance of the price of your current trip or if full payment is made. Credit card fees are detailed within the enclosed information booklet. Please note we charge a credit card fee due to the high fees charged to tour operators by the credit card companies. We have chosen to make this transparent rather than including it within the trip price. You may therefore wish to pay the balance by bank transfer, debit card or personal cheque.