9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Kullu
Fly:  17​h 30​min
Zurich
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Interlaken
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
Zermatt
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 45​min
Kullu

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Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Change things up with these side-trips from Zurich: Lucerne (Lake Lucerne, Mt Pilatus, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, wander the streets of Old Town (Altstadt), shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse, and admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church.

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Kullu, India to Zurich is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -4 hour difference. In November, daytime highs in Zurich are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Interlaken.

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Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
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Old Town (Altstadt)

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days
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.
On the 18th (Sat), head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then look for gifts at Swiss Chocolate Chalet, and finally stop by Mad Cow. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Harderkulm and then hike along The Eiger Trail.

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Traveling by car from Zurich to Interlaken takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

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The Eiger Trail
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Parasailing & Paragliding
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail
Harderkulm ©
Harderkulm

2
days
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 20th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn and then take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, then fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and then get great views at Gornergrat.

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You can take a train from Interlaken to Zermatt in 2.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
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Matterhorn Ski Paradise

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