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A Swiss Classic

Overview

Switzerland. A country that is straight off a postcard, just like the one you read about in fairytales.

Snow-capped mountains overlooking pristine lakes, turquoise rivers gushing through enchanting forests and quaint hamlets come together to create Switzerland's breathtaking landscapes.

As you travel through the country, the magnificent mountains guide you and just listening to the sound of the rivers flowing soothes your soul.

It’s not just the scenery that makes Switzerland one of the most visited destinations in the world. Adding another dimension to your trip is the cheese and chocolate experience that Switzerland is renowned for. You can sample from an array of cheeses and chocolates that take your culinary experience to the next level.

Swiss culture is a symphony of German, French, Italian and Romansh influences. So, don’t be surprised with a diverse cultural experience throughout the country.

As you take the trip of a lifetime to this spectacular country, the landscapes, culture and cuisine will leave you asking for more.

 

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrival in Zurich
 
Touchdown at Zurich International Airport. Tranfer to your hotel.
 
Overnight stay at 4 star hotel in Zurich.
 
 
Day 2: Behind the Scenes- Cheese Factory Excursion, Zurich
 
We start the day with a hearty breakfast.
 
Today is going to be a cheesy day! Swiss cheese is known the world over for its impeccable quality and countless varieties. We take you behind the scenes and show you the fascinating world of cheese-making at the Cheese Factory Excursion.
 
Here you can even sample varieties of cheese and take some home!
Overnight stay at 4 star hotel in Zurich.
 
 
Day 3: Explore Lucerne | Stanserhorn
 
Today, post a hearty breakfast we ride atop the magnificent Mt.Stanserhorn.
 
From the top, you can enjoy the fantastic panorama of the Alps. You can even enjoy the cold Alpine breeze in Cabrio, the world’s first cable car with a roofless upper deck.
 
Overnight stay at 4 star hotel in Lucerne.
 
 
Day 4: Explore Bern
 
We start the day with a scrumptious breakfast.
We then hop on to the train and head to Bern.
 
Upon arrival in Bern, we embark on a guided tour of Bern's Old Town. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is a treasure trove of limestone buildings, medieval arcades, Renaissance fountains and gorgeous cathedrals that transport you to another era.
 
Overnight stay at 4 star hotel in Bern.
 
 
Day 5: Explore Montreux
 
Today, post breakfast we take the train to Montreux.
Upon arrival in Montreux, we explore this little hamlet. The highlight of the visit to Montreux is the Chillon Castle. This medieval island fortress located on Lake Geneva is one of the most historic structures of Switzerland.
 
Overnight stay at 4 star hotel in Montreux.
 
 
Day 6: Explore Basel
 
We start the day with a scrumptious breakfast.
Today, we take a train from Montreux to Basel and enjoy the scenic route.
Upon arrival in Basel, you can spend a lazy afternoon walking around the Old Town of Basel followed by a visit to the might Rhine River.
Overnight stay at 4 star hotel in Basel.
 
 
Day 7: Departure from Basel
 
It's time to bid farewell to the spectacular county of Switzerland.
 
Post breakfast, Make your own way to the international airport to catch your flight back home.
 

Package Rates

This tour offers you the best of Switzerland at the best cost.

Our package ensures that you have a wonderful trip right from the start to the end. The transfers are smooth, the stays are  luxurious, the experiences are impeccable and the memories are incredible.

We offer all of the above at AED 9,825

 

Inclusions/Exclusions

Package Rate Inclusions:      

  • A luxurious stay at a 4 star hotel in all the cities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Airfare
  • Breakfast
  • City tax
  • Entry Appenzeller Cheese Factory including Cheese Tasting (1 hr guided tour)
  • Excursion Stanserhorn (non-guided)
  • Publically guided UNESCO City Tour (1.5hr) in Berne with an English-speaking guide
  • Privately guided excursion to Chillon Castle with an English-speaking guide
  • Swiss Coupon Pass
  • Swiss Travel Pass 8 days 2nd class

 

Package Rate Exclusions:

  • Airport taxes
  • Return Airport transfers
  • Passport fees
  • Beverages with meals
  • Baggage and cancellation insurance
  • Personal items such as laundry, room service, telephone, and minibar drinks, etc.

 

Terms & Conditions

Rates are in AED currency
Rates are not valid on peak dates EID, NATIONAL DAY, ISLAMIC HOLIDAYS and PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
The packages (rooms and airfare) are subject to availability & any changes will be informed at the time of booking
 

AL MAJID TRAVEL & TOURISM TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following terms and conditions form the basis of your contract with Al Majid Travel & Tourism LLC.  Please read them carefully as they contain important information.  By asking us to confirm your booking, we assume that you have read these terms and conditions and agree to them. 

As an Agent, Al Majid Travel & Tourism LLC arranges travel experiences and transportation with a large number of suppliers in the United Arab Emirates and around the world. These suppliers provide the following list of services.

·         Scheduled, Low Cost and Charter Airlines

·         Hotels, Villas, Apartments and Guesthouses

·         Package Holidays

·         Self-drive and chauffeur-driven car hire

·         Airport, Port and Resort Transfers

·         Luxury and Standard Rail Transportation

·         Ocean, Fjord and River Cruises plus Shore Excursions

·         Individual and Group Tours

·         Sightseeing and Attractions (including Theme and Water Parks)

·         Live Shows

·         Travel Insurance

·         UAE and International Visas

Each of these suppliers will have their own individual terms and conditions that will be explained to you prior to the booking being made. Copies are also available upon request.

BOOKINGS

A booking will only be made if the lead name in the booking is aged 18 years or older. The lead name assumes full responsibility for ensuring that all members of the travelling party accept the supplier’s terms and conditions. This person is also responsible for ensuring that all requested information is 100% correct. Failure to do so may result in the booking being rejected by any of the suppliers with no refund on any applicable cancellation charges. The information generally required includes the residency for each individual member of the party as well as the correct spelling of names, title, sex and age as per their passports.

PASSPORT, VISA & HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

It is the responsibility of the lead name to provide current copies of all passports for the party and to notify us if any member of the party has a passport (or UAE residence visa if applicable) due to expire with  6 months of the arrival back in the UAE post-travel. You must check visa and health requirements prior to confirming your travel arrangements, including transit visas if your flight in not direct. If a booking is made and confirmed at any time prior to visas being granted, this is done at your own risk. Neither we nor our suppliers accept any responsibility for either denied boarding or denied entry to a country for any reason, not limited to non-compliance of passport, visa and health requirements.

We recommend that you contact your Doctor or Medical Centre for the latest inoculations and malaria medication. We strongly advise pregnant woman and young families to avoid countries where malaria is present.

A booking can only be made once the deposit or full payment has been received. All bookings made within 12 weeks of departure will be subject to full payment. All services are subject to availability at the time of booking, which may differ from the time of quotation. Prices are also subject to change and cannot be guaranteed until payment has been received and the booking confirmed. For air travel, this means tickets issued. For hotel bookings, this means accommodation vouchers issued. It is important that all vouchers are read carefully for additional supplier information.

PRICING

We offer you the flexibility to create your own holiday from the range of accommodation, airlines and other services available. Because of this wide choice, it is not possible to list every price on every date. A ‘from’ price is indicative of the lowest price available for the hotel or itinerary featured but this may vary depending on a number of factors such as your date of travel, number of people sharing a room, choice of accommodation and airline availability.

The rates at some hotels may vary depending on your residency and therefore it is important that you confirm the residency and nationality of everyone travelling at the time of quotation.

All prices are subject to availability and final confirmation from the supplier. Certain airlines permit us as their agent to hold reservations for a certain amount of time without tickets being issued. It is important to note that in these instances, the fares are only guaranteed until 2359 that day and we are not liable in the event of an increase. We, therefore, recommend that tickets are issued on the same day as the reservation. Some airports charge a departure tax, which is payable locally. These charges may not be claimed back from us.

Additional information on our supplier's pricing policy can be found in their booking conditions.

AMENDMENTS & CANCELLATIONS

All flight timings are provisional and subject to change. However you will be advised in advance of any major change as per your supplier's booking conditions. Only in extreme cases will an airline offer a full refund or date change should you not accept the change. On occasions your supplier may find it necessary to alter your any aspect of your holiday. Their policy regarding alterations is set out in their booking conditions.

Should you find it necessary to cancel or amend your holiday, please contact us without delay. Cancellations and amendments require written confirmation by the lead name in the party. Prior to making any changes, please verify any charges bearing in mind that these generally increase the closer you get to departure. In most cases, late cancellation will result in 100% charges.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

We strongly recommend Travel Insurance as protection against financial costs or losses in connection with medical treatment and travel inconvenience i.e. cancellation or curtailment and delay, damage or loss of baggage/personal effects.

GOVERNING LAW

Any matters that arise between you and us are governed by the laws applicable in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is also conditional on your agreement that any dispute that arises between you and us will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Dubai, except that we also we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these terms and conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

 

 

Cancellation Policy

45 days or more prior to departure – Free cancellation
44 days – 31 days to departure : 25% of the tour cost
30 days – 15 days to departure : 50% of the tour cost
14 days & less –100% of the tour cost
Rates are in AED currency
Rates are not valid on peak dates EID, NATIONAL DAY, ISLAMIC HOLIDAYS and PUBLIC HOLIDAYS
The packages (rooms and airfare) are subject to availability & any changes will be informed at the time of booking
 

AL MAJID TRAVEL & TOURISM TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The following terms and conditions form the basis of your contract with Al Majid Travel & Tourism LLC.  Please read them carefully as they contain important information.  By asking us to confirm your booking, we assume that you have read these terms and conditions and agree to them. 

As an Agent, Al Majid Travel & Tourism LLC arranges travel experiences and transportation with a large number of suppliers in the United Arab Emirates and around the world. These suppliers provide the following list of services.

·         Scheduled, Low Cost and Charter Airlines

·         Hotels, Villas, Apartments and Guesthouses

·         Package Holidays

·         Self-drive and chauffeur-driven car hire

·         Airport, Port and Resort Transfers

·         Luxury and Standard Rail Transportation

·         Ocean, Fjord and River Cruises plus Shore Excursions

·         Individual and Group Tours

·         Sightseeing and Attractions (including Theme and Water Parks)

·         Live Shows

·         Travel Insurance

·         UAE and International Visas

Each of these suppliers will have their own individual terms and conditions that will be explained to you prior to the booking being made. Copies are also available upon request.

BOOKINGS

A booking will only be made if the lead name in the booking is aged 18 years or older. The lead name assumes full responsibility for ensuring that all members of the travelling party accept the supplier’s terms and conditions. This person is also responsible for ensuring that all requested information is 100% correct. Failure to do so may result in the booking being rejected by any of the suppliers with no refund on any applicable cancellation charges. The information generally required includes the residency for each individual member of the party as well as the correct spelling of names, title, sex and age as per their passports.

PASSPORT, VISA & HEALTH REQUIREMENTS

It is the responsibility of the lead name to provide current copies of all passports for the party and to notify us if any member of the party has a passport (or UAE residence visa if applicable) due to expire with  6 months of the arrival back in the UAE post-travel. You must check visa and health requirements prior to confirming your travel arrangements, including transit visas if your flight in not direct. If a booking is made and confirmed at any time prior to visas being granted, this is done at your own risk. Neither we nor our suppliers accept any responsibility for either denied boarding or denied entry to a country for any reason, not limited to non-compliance of passport, visa and health requirements.

We recommend that you contact your Doctor or Medical Centre for the latest inoculations and malaria medication. We strongly advise pregnant woman and young families to avoid countries where malaria is present.

A booking can only be made once the deposit or full payment has been received. All bookings made within 12 weeks of departure will be subject to full payment. All services are subject to availability at the time of booking, which may differ from the time of quotation. Prices are also subject to change and cannot be guaranteed until payment has been received and the booking confirmed. For air travel, this means tickets issued. For hotel bookings, this means accommodation vouchers issued. It is important that all vouchers are read carefully for additional supplier information.

PRICING

We offer you the flexibility to create your own holiday from the range of accommodation, airlines and other services available. Because of this wide choice, it is not possible to list every price on every date. A ‘from’ price is indicative of the lowest price available for the hotel or itinerary featured but this may vary depending on a number of factors such as your date of travel, number of people sharing a room, choice of accommodation and airline availability.

The rates at some hotels may vary depending on your residency and therefore it is important that you confirm the residency and nationality of everyone travelling at the time of quotation.

All prices are subject to availability and final confirmation from the supplier. Certain airlines permit us as their agent to hold reservations for a certain amount of time without tickets being issued. It is important to note that in these instances, the fares are only guaranteed until 2359 that day and we are not liable in the event of an increase. We, therefore, recommend that tickets are issued on the same day as the reservation. Some airports charge a departure tax, which is payable locally. These charges may not be claimed back from us.

Additional information on our supplier's pricing policy can be found in their booking conditions.

AMENDMENTS & CANCELLATIONS

All flight timings are provisional and subject to change. However you will be advised in advance of any major change as per your supplier's booking conditions. Only in extreme cases will an airline offer a full refund or date change should you not accept the change. On occasions your supplier may find it necessary to alter your any aspect of your holiday. Their policy regarding alterations is set out in their booking conditions.

Should you find it necessary to cancel or amend your holiday, please contact us without delay. Cancellations and amendments require written confirmation by the lead name in the party. Prior to making any changes, please verify any charges bearing in mind that these generally increase the closer you get to departure. In most cases, late cancellation will result in 100% charges.

TRAVEL INSURANCE

We strongly recommend Travel Insurance as protection against financial costs or losses in connection with medical treatment and travel inconvenience i.e. cancellation or curtailment and delay, damage or loss of baggage/personal effects.

GOVERNING LAW

Any matters that arise between you and us are governed by the laws applicable in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It is also conditional on your agreement that any dispute that arises between you and us will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Dubai, except that we also we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these terms and conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.

 

 

Package Rate Inclusions:      

  • A luxurious stay at a 4 star hotel in all the cities mentioned in the itinerary
  • Airfare
  • Breakfast
  • City tax
  • Entry Appenzeller Cheese Factory including Cheese Tasting (1 hr guided tour)
  • Excursion Stanserhorn (non-guided)
  • Publically guided UNESCO City Tour (1.5hr) in Berne with an English-speaking guide
  • Privately guided excursion to Chillon Castle with an English-speaking guide
  • Swiss Coupon Pass
  • Swiss Travel Pass 8 days 2nd class

 

Package Rate Exclusions:

  • Airport taxes
  • Return Airport transfers
  • Passport fees
  • Beverages with meals
  • Baggage and cancellation insurance
  • Personal items such as laundry, room service, telephone, and minibar drinks, etc.

 

45 days or more prior to departure – Free cancellation
44 days – 31 days to departure : 25% of the tour cost
30 days – 15 days to departure : 50% of the tour cost
14 days & less –100% of the tour cost