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Glacier & Bernina Express Combined

Experience both classic journeys in one holiday package!


From £710
 
 
 
Chur - Brig

A blend of awe inspiring glaciers and dramatic Alpine peaks, this is the ultimate taster package: a combination of the two most popular express journeys in Switzerland. Sample both the Glacier Express, climbing over the 2,033m Oberalp Pass, and the Bernina Express around the famous Brusio viaduct in one holiday package. Which will be your favourite?

Key facts

- Historic Chur & Brig
- Bernina Express
- Glacier Express

Programme

Day 1:

Arrival
Flight or rail from the UK to Zürich and 2nd class rail transfer to Chur - the oldest city in Switzerland. Overnight in Chur.
Day 2: Bernina Express
Board the narrow-gauge Bernina Express at Chur station and enjoy one of the most impressive scenic rail journeys in Switzerland. Climbing over the spectacular Bernina Pass to more than 2,253m (7,391 ft) you pass snow-covered mountain peaks and glaciers to descent towards Poschiavo and Brusio. Once arrived in Tirano (border to Italy) there is about one hour leisure time to explore or for a quick lunch before returning to Chur.
Overnight in Chur.
Day 3: Glacier Express
Today you take the world famous Glacier Express for a thrilling ride in the panorama carriage to Brig. Take in some of the most dramatic scenery Switzerland has to offer on an unrivalled 4 1/2h journey through the impressive Rhine Gorge, over the Oberalp Pass and along the deep valley of the Rhône. After an exhilarating trip, you will arrive mid-afternoon in Brig.
Overnight in Brig.
Day 4: Excursion to Zermatt
Enjoy a day at leisure in the famous resort of Zermatt. Discover the top-class natural paradise on Gornergrat, with unparralleled views of the Matterhorn peak, wander through the pretty car free resort or travel to the Glacier Paradise on Matterhorn.
Overnight in Brig.
Day 5: Departure
Rail transfer to Zürich or Geneva and return journey to the UK.

Accommodation description

You will be accommodated in centrally located hotels, within easy walking distance to the railway station and amenities.
 
Room facilities:
  • All rooms with shower or bath
  • WC
  • TV
  • Radio
  • Telephone

Dates & Prices

Departures: Daily (except 21 Oct - 09 Dec)

Prices:

STANDARD (STD) | *** Hotels, 2nd class rail
  • From Double £710 pp / Single £810 pp

SUPERIOR (SUP) | **** Hotels, 1st class rail, 1-course Glacier Lunch
  • From Double £930pp / Single £999 pp

  • Child prices and costs for extra bed (triple rooms) on request
  • Subject to availability at the time of booking

Price includes
:

- Returns flights from UK to Switzerland in economy class including 1 piece of hold
  luggage and all taxes
- Rail travel in 2nd or 1st class as per programme, incl. half-fare card
- 4 nights' accomodation in selected category
- Daily breakfast
- Local taxes
- Seat reservation on Bernina Express & Glacier Express
- Souvenir gift
- Travel Documentation


Optional Extras:
Standard Package:
Upgrade to 1st class: £104 per adult
Upgrade to 1 course Glacier Lunch: £25 per adult
Upgrade to 3 course Glacier Lunch: £36 per adult

Superior Package:
Upgrade to 3 course Glacier Lunch: £11 per adult


Add extra nights at any of the resorts

Payment:
Please note prices will vary due to the fluctuating exchange rate. The prices quoted here are from prices only.
A transaction fee of 1.6% will apply when paying by credit card. A transaction fee of 2.2% will apply when paying by AMEX (Diners Card cannot be accepted). No charge will be made for debit cards or direct bank transfers.