12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Zurich
— 6 nights
Train:  4​h 15​min
2
Saas-Fee
— 2 nights
Bus + Train:  2​h
3
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Train + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

6
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Bring the kids along to Zoo Zurich and Verkehrshaus der Schweiz. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Lucerne (Mt Pilatus, Hofkirche, & more) and St Gallus Catholic Church (in Kriens). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Lake Zurich, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, take a stroll through Old Town, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich).

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zurich online trip itinerary builder .

Ahmedabad, India to Zurich is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Zurich. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in December: high temperatures in Zurich hover around 5°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Zoo Zurich ©
Zoo Zurich
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz ©
Verkehrshaus der Schweiz

2
nights
Saas-Fee

Saas-Fee ©
Saas-Fee is the main village in the Saastal, or the Saas Valley, and is a municipality in the district of Visp in the canton of Valais in Switzerland. You've now added Eskimos Ski School to your itinerary. On the 4th (Sat), learn from the experts at Eskimos Ski School, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Saas Fee Ski Resort, then make a trip to Ice Pavilion, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Swiss Ski School Saas Fee. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Saastal Bergbahnen AG and then explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Saas-Fee road trip site .

Getting from Zurich to Saas-Fee by train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Saas-Fee

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Aletsch Glacier
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Eskimos Ski School ©
Eskimos Ski School
Swiss Ski School Saas Fee ©
Swiss Ski School Saas Fee
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

2
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zermatt Ski School European Snowsport (ES). Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt, fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Parish Church of St. Mauritius.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt holiday builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Saas-Fee to Zermatt takes 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Nature
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat

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