SPIRITED NAVIGATORS’

SUMMER TOUR

SWITZERLAND

AUGUST 30 – SEPTEMBER 8, 2019

10 Days, 9 Nights

This tour is for individual ages 18+. Please visit our Tour FAQ. Tour currently not available to residents in CA, FL, HI, IA and WA.

Difficulty Level: Easy  [activities include walking/hiking, however, they are optional]

August 30

Arrival in Geneva

Morning arrival in Geneva for all guests. Transport provided to Montreux. Check into hotel and remainder of the day is free for your leisure. Rest for a few hours or take a beautiful stroll on the famous Promenade de Fleuri. Tonight, we have our welcome dinner to get to know each other, go over tour details and any questions/concerns you may have.

 

Meals

  • Dinner
August 31

Explore Montreux

Explore Montreux by walking, skating or biking the promenade and stopping along the way for beautiful photo ops. Reach and enjoy one of the most photographed castle in all of Europe, Chateaux de Chillon.

A bus pass will allow you to explore the towns of Vevey, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Lavaux, Charlie Chaplin’s home (& museum) and anything else in the surrounding area that your heart wishes to explore.

 

Meals

  • Breakfast
September 1

Travel to Grindelwald

Rise and Shine! Today we will traverse through the beautiful countryside of Switzerland, into the heart of the Swiss Alps and arrive at the village of Grindelwald. Grindelwald is so picturesque that the vistas overlooking the mountain, Eiger, may make you want to sit and stare in awe. This alone would qualify as an activity you may prefer to do all day long. This will be our home for the next three nights as we explore the Bernese Oberland.

 

Meals

  • Breakfast
September 2

Explore Grindelwald

We will be spending a full day in the Alps on First Mountain. Filled with mountain activities such as go-carting, cliff walking, hiking, to name a few; be prepared for an exciting day on the top of the Alps! There are also plenty of additional activities to do in the mountains that you will get a chance to consider partaking in.

 

Meals

  • Breakfast
September 3

Day Trip to Lauterbrunnen

Today, we take a day trip to the valley of Lauterbrunnen and its surrounding Alps. Lauterbrunnen is often referred to heaven on earth and once you step foot in the valley, you will see exactly why.

The day is yours to explore but we will give three options to help you make the best of it. We will also be running one of the three options as a guided tour for anyone who prefers to leave the logistics to us so they can take in the moments instead.

Lauterbrunnen is a hiker’s paradise and it doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or pro – there is something for everyone.

Feeling extra adventurous? This is also an excellent place to go paragliding if you’ve never done it before (additional cost).

 

Meals

  • Breakfast
September 4

Travel to Zermatt

It’s time to say goodbye to the Bernese Oberland as we head south towards the Canton of Valais. We will travel through some of the most picturesque parts of the country to the crown of Switzerland, Zermatt. We will stop along the way to another UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kandersteg. The day will mostly comprise of road tripping.

Zermatt is completely car-free, so we will be parking our car Täsch, which is a town north of Zermatt and take a train/shuttle into town.

Zermatt is the quintessential Swiss ski-town and it is most famous for, Matterhorn, a 14,692 ft pyramid mountain that overlooks the town of Zermatt. It is one of the most complex natural wonders. Interestingly, Matterhorn is not the tallest mountain in the Alps; that title belongs to Monte Rosa at 15,203 ft (“Dufourspitze” being its highest peak). But Matterhorn stands out for its distinct structure.

You will be blown away by the impact this majestic mountain will have on you. This is home for the next three nights.

 

Meals

  • Breakfast
September 5

Explore Zermatt

A day spent with Matterhorn. Early morning railway ride up the mountains to Gornergrat – the highest peak from where you can see Matterhorn. There are many stops on the train ride to and from Gornengrat. We will be stopping at them on the way back down to Zermatt. This will give us maximum opportunities to view the Matterhorn from different viewpoints as well as explore some amazing hiking trails.

 

Meals

  • Breakfast
September 6

Free Day to Explore Zermatt and Surrounding

Today is yours to freely explore the town of Zermatt, spend a day pampering yourself at one of the many world class spas in town or take the train to another nearby village. If you’re in the mood for an extraneous hike, then we recommend heading over to the village of Randa and doing the hike to the longest suspension bridge in the world! It will be quite the workout!

With so much to see and do, the most difficult decision will be choosing from the plethora of options!

 

Meals

  • Breakfast
September 7

Travel to Geneva

Sunrise (weather permitting) followed by any last minute shopping you’d like to finish up before we head back to Geneva.

Today will mostly compromise of being on the road so get ready for more Swiss beauty!

Once we arrive in Geneva, you will have the remainder of the evening to explore the city on your own. A farewell group dinner will be on us tonight!

 

Meals

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
September 8

Departure

Rise and Shine — it’s time to say Goodbye to this pristine country as we head back over the Atlantic and back Stateside!

We hope you will carry with you a lifetime of amazing memories from this trip and join us on another Spirited Navigators Tour!

 

Meals

  • Breakfast

Daily schedule subject to change based on availability. Details will be confirmed upon booking.

WHY SWITZERLAND?

Switzerland is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful countries in the world. Though a relatively small nation, nestled between Germany, France and Italy, the country is packed with cantons (states) that are vastly different from one another in a landscape so idyllic, and unpredictable, that it is often described as heaven on earth. We are about to take you through some stunning locations on this trip and can guarantee you will fall in love with the country just as we have. 

TOUR INCLUDES

Customized Welcome Kit

Essential items to make your trip more enjoyable

Spirited Navigators Tee

customized size & style

Comprehensive Packing List

we will tell you exactly what you need to bring

Services of Spirited Navigators

Dedicated guide/service throughout the trip to ensure all aspects of the trip run smoothly

Luxury Accommodations

Montreux: 2 nights

Grindelwald: 3 nights

Zermatt: 3 nights

Geneva: 1 night

Transportation

all forms of transportation, including airport transfers

Meals

Breakfast (9)

Dinner (2)

Sightseeing/Excursions

Full details provided closer to trip

Price: $3100/person

All prices based on double occupancy

What To Do Next

To secure your spot please fill out the form below and we will be in touch with you within 24 hours.

Each guest will be required to send in their signed SN waiver within 5 days of receipt.

Deadlines

April 2, 2019

Sign up & secure your spot

First payment of $1550.00 (per person) due

June 2, 2019

Remaining balance due

Payments to be made via PayPal
(debit/credit card)

Cancellation/Refund Policies

50% refund

If canceled 60 days before departure

0% refund

If canceled less than 59 days before departure

Any questions, simply send us an e-mail at contact@spiritednavigators.com.

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