9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip itinerary planner
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Zurich
— 1 night
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Engelberg
— 1 night
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Brienz
— 1 night
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Interlaken
— 1 night
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Lauterbrunnen
— 1 night
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Grindelwald
— 1 night
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Vevey
— 1 night
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Bern
— 1 night
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Zurich — 1 night

The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): wander the streets of Old Town, explore the activities along Lake Zurich, and then don't miss a visit to Zurich Succulent Plant Collection.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Zurich trip maker site.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Zurich is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, things will get cooler in Zurich: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Engelberg.
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Engelberg — 1 night

Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Flueli-Ranft, hit the slopes at Ski School Active Snow Team Engelberg, and then take in the awesome beauty at Titlis.

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Traveling by car from Zurich to Engelberg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Engelberg sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Brienz.
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Brienz — 1 night

With roots tracing back to the Bronze Age, traditional Brienz gives the impression of being lost in time.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Brienz, take in the dramatic scenery at Giessbachfälle, then take in breathtaking views at Aare Gorge, and finally make a trip to Viewing Point Schoenbuehel.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Brienz trip website.

You can drive from Engelberg to Brienz in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a train. September in Brienz sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.
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Interlaken — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Schynige Platte, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm, then stop by Buchhandlung Boedeli, and finally take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip itinerary maker website.

Interlaken is just a short distance from Brienz. In October, daytime highs in Interlaken are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Lauterbrunnen.
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Lauterbrunnen — 1 night

A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Trümmelbachfälle, hike along Gimmelwald - Tanzbodeli, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Staubbach Waterfall.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lauterbrunnen trip itinerary maker app.

Lauterbrunnen is very close to Interlaken. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Grindelwald.
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Grindelwald — 1 night

As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Grindelwald-First, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Kleine Scheidegg, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Eiger, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Maennlichen.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grindelwald trip planner.

Grindelwald is just a stone's throw from Lauterbrunnen. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Vevey.
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Vevey — 1 night

Vevey is a town in Switzerland in the canton Vaud, on the north shore of Lake Geneva, near Lausanne.It was the seat of the district of the same name until 2006, and is now part of the Riviera-Pays-d'Enhaut District. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Queen Studio Experience, then admire the striking features of Chateau de Chillon, and then awaken your taste buds at Swiss Riviera Wine Tours.

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Traveling by car from Grindelwald to Vevey takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bern.
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Bern — 1 night

The capital and political center of Switzerland, Bern sits on a peninsula formed by the U-shaped River Aare.
To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bern driving holiday planner.

Getting from Vevey to Bern by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Bern, expect temperatures between 18°C during the day and 6°C at night. You will leave for home on the 6th (Thu).
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Switzerland travel guide

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Bodies of Water · Mountains · Specialty Museums
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.
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