Exploring Switzerland From Bern
Switzerland Travel Center

Explore the beauty and culture of Switzerland while enjoying
a stay in its capital city of Bern. Within Bern, stroll through Old Town, a UNESCO world heritage site. Use your Swiss travel pass to take day trips to many sights and experience Mount Rigi at leisure. See Lucerne, the city, the lake and so much more! At the end of each day, return back to your comfortable "home-base" for dinner and drinks at one of the many, unique establishments around town!  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Accommodations
  • Transfers
may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)


Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Specialty Package (Exploring Switzerland From Bern 2018-2019) (back to top)


Booking Dates: 08/16/2017 - 10/31/2018 09/17/2018 - 12/28/2019 Travel Dates: 11/01/2017 - 10/31/2018 01/01/2019 - 12/28/2019  

Package Inclusions:  

• Day 1:  

• Private transfer from Bern train station to hotel. Not many cities have managed to retain their historic features quite as successfully as Bern, the capital of Switzerland. The old town of Bern is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and thanks to its 6 kilometers of arcades - the locals refer to them as 'Lauben' - boasts one of the longest weather-sheltered shopping promenades in Europe. Overnight in Bern.  

• Day 2:  

• After your breakfast enjoy a private guided tour in Bern. On the tour, you can admire the Late Gothic Cathedral (Munster), the Parliament Building, the Prison Tower (Kafigturm) and the famous Clock Tower (Zytglogge) the oldest gate to the city of Bern from the 13th century. In the afternoon travel by train to Thun and explore the city. You can also enjoy a Boat Cruise on Lake Thun which is included in your Swiss Travel Pass. The city of Thun, which is located at the lower end of Lake Thun, is the gate to the Bernese Oberland.  

• The historic Old Town is situated about one kilometer from the shore of the lake, on the river Aare.  

• Day 3:  

• Today, travel by train to Lucerne and visit Mount Rigi. From Lucerne Pier (in front of Lucerne station) take the boat which runs every hour to Vitznau Pier. From there walk for 50 meters to the Rigi Bahn valley station and take the train to Rigi Kulm. After arriving back in Lucerne enjoy a private guided city tour. In the evening you travel back by train back to Bern. Overnight in Bern.  

• Day 4:  

• Enjoy the rest of the day in Bern before taking a private transfer from the hotel to the train station. Travel onwards to your next holiday destination.  

Package Minimum Stay: 3 Nights  

Please Note:  

• Inclusions:  

• 3 Overnight stays including buffet breakfast in Bern -1 Swiss Travel Pass 3 days in first class -1 Private transfer Bern train station to hotel in Bern (arrival & departure) -1 Private guided city tour in Bern 2 hours -1 Excursion to Thun (non-guided) -1 Excursion to Mount Rigi (non-guided) -1 Private guided city tour in Lucerne 2 hours -1 Swiss Coupon Pass - 2-for-1 dine & discover deals  

Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)


Important Information For Documents:  

• For this package, clients will receive their detailed itinerary and documents upon arrival at the hotel.