8 days in Interlaken, Lucerne & Zermatt Itinerary

8 days in Interlaken, Lucerne & Zermatt Itinerary

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Interlaken
— 1 night
Drive
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Lucerne
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zermatt
— 3 nights
Train to Milan Malpensa, Fly to Madras

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harderkulm.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Interlaken day trip planner.

Chennai, India to Interlaken is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Chennai to Interlaken, you'll gain 4.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chennai in April, expect Interlaken to be cooler, temps between 17°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Lucerne.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Lucerne

In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Get out of town with these interesting Lucerne side-trips: Zurich (Bahnhofstrasse, Lake Zurich, &more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mt Pilatus, admire the landmark architecture of KKL Luzern - Lucerne Culture and Convention Centre, and look for gifts at Lindt Chocolate Shop Luzern.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Lucerne trip planner.

Getting from Interlaken to Lucerne by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Zermatt.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trip

3
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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 29th (Thu): hit the slopes at Trockener Steg, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, and then enjoy some diversion at Clay Shoot Zermatt. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Kapelle Winkelmatten "Zur Heiligen Familie", see the interesting displays at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis, then take in the awesome beauty at Castor Mountain, and finally cruise along Gornergrat.

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Drive from Lucerne to Zermatt in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive