8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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8 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Zurich
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Geneva
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Interlaken
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): wander the streets of Old Town, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Fraumünster Church. On your second day here, admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grossmunster, then take a stroll through Bahnhofstrasse, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Zurich trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Zurich is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from Mumbai to Zurich. In May, Zurich is much colder than Mumbai - with highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Geneva.

Things to do in Zurich

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature

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Chapel Bridge
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Chapel Bridge ©
Chapel Bridge

1
night
Geneva

Geneva ©
Geneva brings the world to one small city with a huge expat population and the highest number of international organizations in any one city.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Geneva, then make a trip to The Flower Clock, and then ponder the design of The Geneva Water Fountain.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Geneva trip maker .

Fly from Zurich to Geneva in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Interlaken.

Things to do in Geneva

Nature Parks
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Lake Geneva ©
Lake Geneva
The Geneva Water Fountain ©
The Geneva Water Fountain
The Flower Clock ©
The Flower Clock

4
nights
Interlaken

Interlaken ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Interlaken: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Lion Monument, & more). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Jungfraujoch, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle, and walk around Hohematte Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Interlaken tour itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Geneva to Interlaken by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. May in Interlaken sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lucerne, Trümmelbachfälle, Jungfraujoch
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Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch

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