16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

16 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  11 h 45 min
1
Zurich
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Grindelwald
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Montreux
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Bern
— 4 nights
Train + Fly:  12 h 45 min
End: Ahmedabad

4
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Family-friendly places like Swiss Science Center Technorama and Natur- und Tierpark Goldau will thrill your kids. Shop till you drop at Bahnhofstrasse and Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg. Get out of town with these interesting Zurich side-trips: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens), Lucerne (Verkehrshaus der Schweiz & Hofkirche) and Old Town Chur (in Chur). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Niederdorf, view the masterpieces at Uhren Sammlung Kellenberger, admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church, and visit Old Town.

To find reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich trip itinerary planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Zurich is an approximately 13- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a -4.5 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Ahmedabad in April, with highs in Zurich at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Lucerne, Winterthur, Lindt Chocolate Shop Kilchberg, Natur- und Tierpark Goldau, Old Town Chur
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Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Swiss Science Center Technorama ©
Swiss Science Center Technorama

3
nights
Grindelwald

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Explore hidden gems such as Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls and Staubbach Waterfall. Get outdoors at Maennlichen and Aletsch Glacier. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grindelwald: Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway (in Wengen) and Axalp (in Brienz). Next up on the itinerary: admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village and explore and take pictures at Jungfraujoch.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grindelwald day trip website.

You can drive from Zurich to Grindelwald in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Montreux.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Wengen Mannlichen Aerial Cableway, Axalp
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Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls

3
nights
Montreux

Montreux ©
Mostly known for its world-renowned jazz festival, Montreux serves as a picturesque lakeside resort town on the Swiss Riviera.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Queen Studio Experience and HR Giger Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier 3000 and Fondation Pierre Gianadda. Go for a jaunt from Montreux to Verbier to see Ski Service about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Swiss Vapeur Parc, have fun and explore at Chaplin's World, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Chillon, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rochers-de-Naye.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Montreux trip tool.

Getting from Grindelwald to Montreux by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bern.

Things to do in Montreux

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fondation Pierre Gianadda, Chateau de Chillon, Ski Service, Glacier 3000, HR Giger Museum
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Glacier 3000 ©
Glacier 3000
Swiss Vapeur Parc ©
Swiss Vapeur Parc
Ski Service ©
Ski Service

4
nights
Bern

Bern ©
The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
Attractions like Papiliorama and Einstein House (Einsteinhaus) make great kid-friendly stops. Explore hidden gems such as The Cathedral of Bern and Basel's Old Town. Explore Bern's surroundings by going to Creux du Van (in Gorgier), Etangs de Bonfol (in Bonfol) and Caractere, atelier galerie bijoux et objets contemporains (in Neuchatel). There's much more to do: ponder the world of politics at Federal Building (Bundeshaus), explore the world behind art at Collection de l'Art Brut, examine the collection at Jean Tinguely Museum, and wander the streets of UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Bern trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Montreux to Bern in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Bern are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bern

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Basel, Collection de l'Art Brut, Fondation Beyeler, Papiliorama, Creux du Van
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Creux du Van ©
Creux du Van
Basel's Old Town ©
Basel's Old Town
Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler

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