10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

10 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland planner

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Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive
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Engelberg
— 1 night
Drive
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Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Geneva
— 3 nights
Fly

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Zurich

— 3 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Bring the kids along to Old Town and Bahnhofstrasse. Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, &more). There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, stroll around Lindenhofplatz, and get outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection.

For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich journey planner.

New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Zurich is minus 4.5 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in December: highs in Zurich hover around 5°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Engelberg.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Engelberg

— 1 night
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
On the 31st (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Titlis and then explore the activities along Lake Trubsee.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Engelberg travel planning tool.

Drive from Zurich to Engelberg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In December in Engelberg, expect temperatures between 5°C during the day and -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Engelberg

Nature · Parks · Winter Sports · Outdoors
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Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): look for gifts at Laderach, then take in panoramic vistas at Gornergrat, and then hit the slopes at Matterhorn Diamonds Ski School. On the next day, stroll through Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Intercontinental Church Society.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Zermatt attractions planner.

Drive from Engelberg to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Geneva.

Things to do in Zermatt

Winter Sports · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Geneva

— 3 nights

Capital of Peace

Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the activities along Lake Geneva, ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain, and then look for gifts at Molard Souvenirs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Reformation Wall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, then admire the natural beauty at Jardin Anglais, and finally examine the collection at Patek Philippe Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Geneva trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zermatt to Geneva takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January in Geneva, expect temperatures between 6°C during the day and 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.