Best of Germany and Switzerland
Day 1: Arrival in Frankfurt. Overnight in Frankfurt
Day 2: Drive Frankfurt- Heidelberg- Freiburg. (Approx.280 Kms, 3hrs,). Overnight in Freiburg
Day 3: Drive Freiburg- Basel-Bern-Interlaken.(Approx. 228 Kms, 3 Hrs). Overnight in Interlaken
Day 4: Excursion to Jungfraujoch (top of the Europe). Overnight in Interlaken
Day 5: Drive Interlaken-Lucerne-Zurich. (121 Kms, Approx. 3 hrs).Half day Zurich. Overnight in Zurich
Day 6: After breakfast, transfer to the Zurich central train station to board train to Munich. Overnight in Munich
Day 7: Departure transfer
Day 1: Arrival in Frankfurt.
Upon arrival in Frankfurt. Meet and assist by our representative. Then transfer to your hotel. Check in to the hotel.
Afternoon, commence on city sightseeing tour of Frankfurt (Central train station) and rest of the day is free at your own for shopping and souvenir.
Overnight at Hotel in Frankfurt.
Day 2: Drive Frankfurt- Heidelberg- Freiburg. (Approx. 280Kms, 3.5 hrs).
After breakfast, drive to Heidelberg (95 kms, Approx. 1 hrs). Visit Hauptstrasse and the Altstadt which is the place to start exploring the beautiful city of the Heidelberg. From this narrow street, you will find countless even narrower side streets and alleyways just begging to be explored, each bursting with things to discover. Unspoiled medieval architecture, splendid old churches and numerous boutiques shops. After lunch continue to drive Freiburg. Visit Freiburg Minster every visitor who comes to Freiburg always heads straight to the cathedral as soon as he/she catches a glimpse of the open-worked pyramids of the slender tower over the rooftops of the old town. Then he will stand, astonished, in front of the most beautiful tower Christianity, just as the famous historian and author from Baden, Carl Jakob Burckhardt had referred to the tower. Whilst many churches from the middle ages were completed only in following centuries, the tower, which is 116 meters high, was already completed by 1330. Rest of the day is free at your own.
Overnight at Hotel in Freiburg
Day 3: Drive Freiburg- Basel-Bern-Interlaken. (Approx. 228 Kms, 3.5 Hrs).
After breakfast, drive to Basel. Visit Basel minster, together with the Mittlere Brücke, the Cathedral is the most famous landmark of Basel. With its red sandstone walls, colourful roof tiles and twin towers, no other building adorns the cityscape of Basel like the Cathedral. Visit the former episcopal church, built between the years 1019 and 1500 in Romantic and Gothic styles. The crypt, the chancel, the tomb of Erasmus of Rotterdam, the Gallus gate and the two cloisters are witness to a fascinating tale of construction over a period of several centuries. The piazza in which the Cathedral stands is today a popular meeting place and is often used for concerts and events. The Pfalz - the terrace offering wonderful views over the Rhine - is the best-loved viewpoint in the city. After visit drive to Bern and visit The old town of Bern is more than worthy of its status as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Situated on a cliff surrounded on three sides by the stunning aquamarine waters of the Aare River, the old town has preserved much of its medieval character. The streets are cobbled and bordered by covered, arcade sidewalks that snake on for miles. On the lower levels of the buildings are shops, cafés, bookstores, and restaurants, while the upper floors are apartments. This old area is where many of the best tourists attractions are located, including all of the bridges across the Aare, public fountains, old statues, towers, and, of course, the famous Clock Tower. Several days can be passed quite happily just strolling around the old town. Further drive to Interlaken which is 101kms (Approx.101m).
Overnight at Hotel in Interlaken.
Day 4: Excursion to Jungfraujoch (top of the Europe).
After breakfast, excursion to Jungfraujoch. Enhance your experience of Jungfrau’s Alpine majesty on an exhilarating full-day excursion from Interlaken to the Top of Europe. With a professional guide, travel by luxury coach through spectacular Swiss scenery to the village of Grindelwald. Board a cogwheel train up the Jungfraujoch pass and arrive at Europe’s highest railway station, known as the 'Top of Europe'. Absorb magnificent panoramas of snow-capped Alpine spires from a height of 11,333 feet (3,454m); gaze at the jagged peak of Europe’s largest glacier; and explore a fairytale ice palace while enjoying illuminating commentary from your guide.
Overnight in Interlaken.
Day 5: Drive Interlaken-Lucerne-Zurich. (121 Kms, Approx. 2.5 hrs).Half day Zurich.
After breakfast, drive to Lucerne which is 74 Kms and approx. takes 1hrs, 45 min. Explore the spectacular sights and cultural delights of Lucerne on a 2-hour morning walking tour. Stroll the intimate tangle of alleyways in search of impressive monuments like Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke) and the ancient Jesuit Church. Gaze at the metropolitan Culture and Congress Center and delve into the rich historical heritage of the city by listening to entertaining commentary from your guide. Further drive to Zurich. Upon arrival check in at your hotel. Later commence on tour of Zurich Visit Fraumunster church which dates back to the 9th century when the abbey for women was established by Louis the German specifically for his daughter Hildegard. Here women were given refuge and were protected. The abbess of the Benedictine convent became quite powerful and the tradition as a Frau-munster or women's church continued. Further, visit Grossmunster Legend has it that this church stands on the site of three ancient graves. The graves were believed to belong to three 3rd century saints who refused to renounce their faith even after being tortured with boiling oil and being made to drink molten lead. Finally, having still not renounced their faith they were beheaded on the site where the nearby Wasserkirche stands. Then the invincible saints picked up their heads and climbed a hill, dug their own graves and jumped in. When Charlemagne's horse happened to stop at the martyrs' graves the site of the church was chosen. The church was completed in 1230 and dedicated to the three martyrs who are also the patron saints of Zurich. If time permit, stroll the city at your own.
Overnight in Zurich.
Day 6: After breakfast, transfer to the Zurich central train station to board train to Munich.
After breakfast, transfer to the Zurich central train station to board train to Munich. Upon arrival in Munich, check in at your hotel. Afternoon visit Marienplatz which is the main square in Munich. Marienplatz – Mary’s Square - is the heart of Munich and the best place to start your Munich sightseeing tour. Marienplatz itself offers many interesting things to see and do, and it is in walking distance to even more must-see attractions of Munich.Dating back to the 12th century, Marienplatz used to be home to medieval markets, celebrations, and tournaments; today, the square is a popular meeting point for locals and tourists alike. Rest of the day is free at your own.
Overnight in Munich.
Day 7: Departure transfer
After breakfast, transfer to the Munich international airport in time to catch flight for your onward destination.