9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Zurich
— 3 nights
2
Zermatt
— 1 night
3
Interlaken
— 4 nights

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Get outdoors at Lake Zurich and Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Grossmunster. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zurich: Mt Pilatus (in Kriens) and Lucerne (Verkehrshaus der Schweiz & Biosphaere Entlebuch). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich), shop like a local with Bahnhofstrasse, and admire the landmark architecture of Fraumünster Church.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zurich tour planner.

Mumbai, India to Zurich is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Zurich is minus 4.5 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in December, things will get much colder in Zurich: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Lucerne, Swiss Tectonic Arena Sardona
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Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich) ©
Museum of Art (Kunsthaus Zurich)
Old Town ©
Old Town
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich

1
night
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of English Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Intercontinental Church Society, see the winter wonderland with Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, thenmake a trip to Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", thenpause for some serene contemplation at Parish Church of St. Mauritius, and finally stroll the grounds of Mountaineers' Cemetery.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zermatt online vacation planner.

You can drive from Zurich to Zermatt in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Mountaineers' Cemetery ©
Mountaineers' Cemetery
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

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.
Bring the kids along to UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern and Skigebiet Betelberg. Take a break from the city and head to Maennlichen and Grindelwald-First. The adventure continues: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, view the masterpieces at Galerie Wydi, explore the striking landscape at Aletsch Glacier, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Interlaken trip itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. December in Interlaken sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Interlaken

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Grindelwald, UNESCO-Altstadt von Bern, Skigebiet Betelberg
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Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch
Aletsch Glacier ©
Aletsch Glacier

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