8 days in Switzerland & Mumbai Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland & Mumbai Itinerary

Created using Inspirock attractions planner

Make it your trip
Geneva, Switzerland
— 1 night
Lucerne, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Mumbai, India
— 2 nights


Geneva, Switzerland

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the local landmark of The Geneva Water Fountain and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin Anglais, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale de Saint-Pierre, and finally pause for some photo ops at Reformation Wall (Mur de la Reformation).

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Geneva road trip planning tool.

Frankfurt, Germany to Geneva is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Geneva can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Geneva

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Lucerne, Switzerland

— 4 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Attractions like Lake Zurich and Lake Lucerne make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Old Town in Zurich (about 46 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Rigi, pause for some photo ops at Lion Monument, stroll through Mt Pilatus, and take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lucerne vacation planner.

Getting from Geneva to Lucerne by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. April in Lucerne sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Mumbai.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Mumbai, India

— 2 nights

Gateway to India

Only one word accurately describes India's commercial capital Mumbai: big.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): snap pictures at Bandra-Worli Sea Link, make a trip to Dhobi Ghat, take an in-depth tour of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya, then appreciate the history behind Gateway of India, and finally stop by Kulture Shop. On the next day, make a trip to Hutatma Chowk, cruise along Marine Drive, and then steep yourself in history at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mumbai sightseeing planner.

Fly from Lucerne to Mumbai in 13.5 hours. Traveling from Lucerne to Mumbai, you'll lose 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lucerne in April, things will get much warmer in Mumbai: highs are around 39°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mumbai

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping

Switzerland travel guide

Bodies of Water · Mountains · Landmarks
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.