12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip maker

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Zurich
— 2 nights
Drive
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Interlaken
— 2 nights
Drive
3
Lauterbrunnen
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Lucerne
— 3 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.
You've now added Rhine Falls to your itinerary. On the 11th (Mon), stop by Old Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Rhine Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Bahnhofstrasse.

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New Delhi, India to Zurich is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from New Delhi in October; daily highs in Zurich reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. You'll set off for Interlaken on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Zurich

Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Interlaken

— 2 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Parasailing & Paragliding and Harderkulm. Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Grindelwald-First (in Grindelwald) and Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway (in Wengen). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Maennlichen and explore the activities along Lake Brienz.

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Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:

Lauterbrunnen

— 2 nights
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Jungfraujoch and then admire the sheer force of Staubbach Waterfall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Riederalp, take in the dramatic natural features at Aletsch Glacier, and then admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Lauterbrunnen day trip planning website.

Lauterbrunnen is just a short distance from Interlaken. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:

Zermatt

— 2 nights
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Glacier Express has been added to your itinerary. On the 18th (Mon), enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt and then take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the views from Glacier Express and then take some stellar pictures from Gornergrat.

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Traveling by car from Lauterbrunnen to Zermatt takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Lucerne.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 19:

Lucerne

— 3 nights
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Titlis has been added to your itinerary. On the 20th (Wed), explore the activities along Lake Lucerne, look for all kinds of wild species at Mt Pilatus, and then snap pictures at Chapel Bridge. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Titlis.

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You can drive from Zermatt to Lucerne in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. October in Lucerne sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 19 — 22:

Switzerland travel guide

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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.