12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Switzerland trip planner

©
This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

12 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Lucerne
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
St. Moritz
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Basel
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 45​min
4
Zermatt
— 2 nights
train:  3​h 15​min
5
Lausanne
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Lucerne

Lucerne ©
In north-central Switzerland, Lucerne represents a small city boasting a well-preserved old town.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): wander the streets of Old Town and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Chapel Bridge, appreciate the history behind Lion Monument, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Lucerne, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt Pilatus.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Lucerne online trip itinerary planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Lucerne is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Lucerne is minus 7 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in March, things will get much colder in Lucerne: highs are around 13°C and lows about 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Lucerne

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Zurich
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

2
nights
St. Moritz

St. Moritz ©
St.
On the 26th (Thu), get great views at Muottas Muragl, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake St. Moritz, then get great views at Diavolezza, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piz Nair. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Chamanna Segantini, then take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, and then take in the awesome beauty at Piz Corvatsch.

For maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read St. Moritz trip planner .

You can drive from Lucerne to St. Moritz in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. In March, St. Moritz is a bit cooler than Lucerne - with highs of 7°C and lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Basel.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pontresina
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Lake St. Moritz ©
Lake St. Moritz
Piz Corvatsch ©
Piz Corvatsch
Diavolezza ©
Diavolezza

2
nights
Basel

Basel ©
Situated where the Swiss, German, and French borders meet, Basel is considered the hub of Dreilandereck, this "three countries corner." Its location makes Basel a center of culture and history, brimming with important theaters and museums.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): examine the collection at Spielzeug Welten Museum Basel, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then examine the collection at Basel Paper Mill Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Fondation Beyeler. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel, admire the masterpieces at Jean Tinguely Museum, don't miss a visit to Muensterplatz, then don't miss a visit to Tinguely-Brunnen, and finally don't miss a visit to Spalen Gate.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Basel day trip planner.

Traveling by car from St. Moritz to Basel takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from St. Moritz in March, with highs in Basel at 13°C and lows at 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Basel

Museums Fun & Games Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Fondation Beyeler
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Fondation Beyeler ©
Fondation Beyeler
Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel ©
Altstadt-Spaziergange durch Basel
Basel Paper Mill Museum ©
Basel Paper Mill Museum

2
nights
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 30th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, fly down the slopes at Matterhorn Ski Paradise, and then don't miss a visit to Mountaineers' Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Hangebrucke, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at The Matterhorn, then take in the pleasant sights at Hinterdorfstrasse, and finally examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt route tool .

You can take a train from Basel to Zermatt in 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Lausanne.

Things to do in Zermatt

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Find places to stay Mar 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga

2
nights
Lausanne

Lausanne ©
Lausanne contains several distinct neighborhoods, each offering a different side of the French-speaking Swiss town.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): see the interesting displays at HR Giger Museum, make a trip to Sauvabelin Tower, then go for a stroll along the water at Le Port d'Ouchy, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at Lakeside Promenade Fleuri, then take in the awesome beauty at Rochers-de-Naye, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Place de la Palud, and finally admire the masterpieces at Collection de l'Art Brut.

Plan my Lausanne trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can take a train from Zermatt to Lausanne in 3.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lausanne

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Montreux, Museum HR Giger
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 2:
Highlights from your plan
Le Port d'Ouchy ©
Le Port d'Ouchy
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri ©
Lakeside Promenade Fleuri
Room Escape Games

Similar Plans

13 days in Italy, Switzerland & Paris BY A USER FROM EGYPT October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Switzerland SEE PLAN October, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 14 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM IRELAND August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, extra fast, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Extra fast 15 days in Belgium, Germany & Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Germany, Greece & Switzerland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Austria, Munich & Switzerland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, extra slow, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, kids, culture, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Extra slow 14 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE June, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 15 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, kids, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 15 days in Switzerland BY A USER FROM INDIA October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans