12 days in Kuwait City, Zermatt & Grindelwald Itinerary

12 days in Kuwait City, Zermatt & Grindelwald Itinerary

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12 days in Kuwait City, Zermatt & Grindelwald Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City, Kuwait
1
Kuwait City, Kuwait
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + bus + train:  12​h 15​min
2
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 4 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
3
Grindelwald, Switzerland
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Kuwait City, Kuwait

2
nights
Kuwait City, Kuwait

Kuwait City ©
Kuwait City, the country's capital and largest urban area, combines many of the aspects of a modern, rich city of the Gulf region, with a more rugged and ordinary core.
Kids will enjoy KidZania and The Scientific Center. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Kuwait Zoo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grand Mosque, take in nature's colorful creations at Bayan Botanical Garden, and shop like a local with Souk Al-Mubarakiya.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Kuwait City itinerary planning tool .

If you are flying in from Kuwait, the closest major airport is Kuwait International Airport. In August, plan for daily highs up to 54°C, and evening lows to 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Zermatt.

Things to do in Kuwait City

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The Scientific Center ©
The Scientific Center
Kuwait Zoo ©
Kuwait Zoo
Kuwait Towers ©
Kuwait Towers

4
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Family-friendly places like Chaplin's World and Seilpark Interlaken will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Zermatt: Interlaken (Hohematte Park, Parasailing & Paragliding, & more), Chapelle des Diablerets (in Les Diablerets) and Chateau de Chillon (in Veytaux). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, explore the striking landscape at Gorner Gorge, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mauritius Church Zermatt, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mountaineers' Cemetery.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Zermatt itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and train from Kuwait City to Zermatt in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Grindelwald.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Interlaken, Chapelle des Diablerets, Chaplin's World, Chateau de Chillon
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Chaplin's World ©
Chaplin's World
Seilpark Interlaken ©
Seilpark Interlaken

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Grindelwald, Switzerland

Grindelwald ©
As one of the country's oldest ski resorts, Grindewald serves as a prime example of a cozy Swiss ski town.
Step out of Grindelwald with an excursion to Trümmelbachfälle in Lauterbrunnen--about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Maennlichen, trek along The Eiger Trail, get great views at First Cliff Walk by Tissot, and admire the sheer force of Staubbach Fall.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Grindelwald trip builder website .

You can take a train from Zermatt to Grindelwald in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grindelwald

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lauterbrunnen, Aletsch Glacier
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Maennlichen ©
Maennlichen
The Eiger Trail ©
The Eiger Trail
Grindelwald-First ©
Grindelwald-First

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