9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

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9 days in Switzerland Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  10​h
1
Zurich
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Zermatt
— 3 nights
train:  2​h 45​min
3
Interlaken
— 1 night
train + Fly:  11​h 45​min
End: Mumbai

3
nights
Zurich

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): stroll through Lindenhofplatz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Mt Pilatus, then appreciate the history behind Dying Lion of Lucerne Monument, then get great views at The Nine Towers, and finally take in the views from Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrucke).

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich online travel route planner .

Mumbai, India to Zurich is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Mumbai in May; daily highs in Zurich reach 21°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in Zurich

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus
Lake Lucerne ©
Lake Lucerne

3
nights
Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Matterhorn Ski Paradise and Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, get great views at Gornergrat, have fun at Clay Shoot Zermatt, and enjoy breathtaking views from Sunnegga.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zermatt journey maker .

Getting from Zurich to Zermatt by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of flight and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Interlaken.

Things to do in Zermatt

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Matterhorn Ski Paradise ©
Matterhorn Ski Paradise
The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat

1
night
Interlaken

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): head outdoors with Bumblebee Hanggliding Interlaken and then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Staubbach Fall and then appreciate the views at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Interlaken trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Zermatt to Interlaken in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Interlaken can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Interlaken

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Lauterbrunnen
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Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Parasailing & Paragliding

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