9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Fly
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Zurich
— 2 nights
Train
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Engelberg
— 1 night
Taxi to Meiringen, Bahnhof, Bus to Interlaken
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Interlaken
— 3 nights
Train
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Montreux
— 2 nights
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Zurich

— 2 nights

Big Small Town

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, wander the streets of Bahnhofstrasse, and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich). On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Zurich Succulent Plant Collection, explore the world behind art at Museum Rietberg, and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Zurich tour itinerary app.

Ahmedabad, India to Zurich is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You'll gain 4.5 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Zurich due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Ahmedabad in December; daily highs in Zurich reach 5°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Engelberg.

Things to do in Zurich

Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Engelberg

— 1 night
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): snap pictures at Titlis Cliff Walk and then take in the awesome beauty at Titlis.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Engelberg day trip planner.

You can 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, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Engelberg

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Nature
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Interlaken

— 3 nights
Nestled between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz in the heart of the Jungfrau region, Interlaken became popular for its proximity to the mountains and lakes of the Bernese Oberland region.
Appreciate the collections at Museum of Communication and Einstein House (Einsteinhaus). Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Zentrum Paul Klee (Paul Klee Center) and Bernisches Historisches Museum - Einstein Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Bern (The Cathedral of Bern, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, &more). There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities and look for gifts at Buchhandlung Boedeli.

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Traveling by car from Engelberg to Interlaken takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. When traveling from Engelberg in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Interlaken: temperatures range from 1°C by day to -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Interlaken

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Montreux

— 2 nights
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
On the 31st (Fri), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye, then steep yourself in history at Chateau de Chillon, and then examine the collection at Chaplin's World.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Montreux trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Interlaken to Montreux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Montreux

Parks · Nature · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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.