11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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11 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Hyderabad
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Basel
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
2
Montreux
— 1 night
Train:  2 h 45 min
3
Zermatt
— 1 night
Train:  3 h 30 min
4
Lauterbrunnen
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Lucerne
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Davos
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Hyderabad

1
night
Basel

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
On the 16th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Tinguely-Brunnen, explore the world behind art at Fondation Beyeler, explore the world behind art at Jean Tinguely Museum, then examine the collection at Basel Paper Mill Museum, then make a trip to Spalen Gate, and finally stop by Basel's Old Town.

For more things to do, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, read our Basel trip itinerary planner.

Hyderabad, India to Basel is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Hyderabad to Basel, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hyderabad in April, things will get much colder in Basel: highs are around 19°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Basel

Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fondation Beyeler
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Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler
Basel's Old Town ©
Basel's Old Town
Basel Paper Mill Museum ©
Basel Paper Mill Museum

1
night
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Corniche Lavaux Vineyards, explore the historical opulence of Aigle Castle, Head underground at The Bex Salt Mines, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye, then see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Lakeside Promenade Fleuri.

To see photos, maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, read Montreux attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Basel to Montreux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Montreux

Parks Wineries Nature

Side Trips

The Bex Salt Mines, Aigle Castle
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Lakeside Promenade Fleuri ©
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri
The Bex Salt Mines ©
The Bex Salt Mines
Rochers-de-Naye ©
Rochers-de-Naye

1
night
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
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 18th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga, take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery, hit the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt day trip planner .

You can take a train from Montreux to Zermatt in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can take a train to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Parasailing & Paragliding
Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery

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night
Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On the 19th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall, admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, then Head underground at St. Beatus Hoehlen, and finally hike along Blumental Panorama Trail.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, read our Lauterbrunnen planning website .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Lauterbrunnen takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Beatus Hoehlen, Blumental Panorama Trail
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Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village
Staubbach Waterfall ©
Staubbach Waterfall

1
night
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Pilatus Luzern, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hofkirche, get to know the fascinating history of Uferpromenade Weggis, then snap pictures at Spreuer Bridge, then admire the masterpieces at The Rosengart Collection, and finally don't miss a visit to The Nine Towers.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Lucerne tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lauterbrunnen to Lucerne takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. April in Lucerne sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Uferpromenade Weggis
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Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten) ©
Glacier Garden (Gletschergarten)
Pilatus Luzern ©
Pilatus Luzern
Uferpromenade Weggis ©
Uferpromenade Weggis

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Piz Corvatsch, steep yourself in history at The Leaning Tower, Engadin St. Moritz, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Muottas Muragl, and finally explore the activities along Lake St. Moritz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Bernina Pass, take in the awesome beauty at Val Roseg, take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, then stroll through Piz Nair, then admire the verdant scenery at Engadine, and finally take some stellar pictures from Diavolezza.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read St. Moritz tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lucerne to St. Moritz takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lucerne in April: high temperatures in St. Moritz hover around 12°C and lows are around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Davos.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pontresina, Bernina Pass
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Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Bernina Pass ©
Bernina Pass

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nights
Davos

Davos ©
On the 23rd (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Heidi's Village, steep yourself in history at Old Town Chur, then fly down the slopes at Lenzerheide Ski Resort, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Garden Alpinum Schatzalp, and finally stroll through Parsenn Skigebiet. Keep things going the next day: fly down the slopes at Davos Klosters Ski Resort, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, head outdoors with Jacobshorn, then take in the pleasant sights at Davos High Promenade Walk, then identify plant and animal life at Rinerhorn, and finally fly down the slopes at Davos Skiing Resort.

To see more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and tourist information, use the Davos online driving holiday planner .

Drive from St. Moritz to Davos in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In April, daytime highs in Davos are 11°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Davos

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Old Town Chur, Lenzerheide Ski Resort, Heidi's Village
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Lenzerheide Ski Resort ©
Lenzerheide Ski Resort
Parasailing & Paragliding
Jacobshorn ©
Jacobshorn

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