St. Mortiz, one of the
most famous region in the world, is chic, elegant with a very
cosmopolitan ambience. A beautiful setting around the
lake in the England Valley, near Italy and on the southern side of the
Arrival in Zurich. Take flight
to Samedan ( 7 Kms from St.Moritz) or train to St.Moritz via
chur. Change train at chur to Regional Express. Transfer to
Crystal Hotel. Rest of the day free at leisure.
After breakfast, from St.Moritz main
station, ride on Bernina Express or Regional train to Bernina
Diavolezza for taking cable car to Diavolezza (2920m) for
viewing Piz Bernina ( 4053m ) and other peaks. Lunch at
Diavolezza. Return same way to St.Moritz. Evening at leisure.
After breakfast, from St.Moritz-Dorf,
ride on mountain railway up to Corviglia,(Possible after June
28) change to cable car up to Piz Nair ( 3057m ). Enjoy the
beautiful mountain peaks. Return to Corviglia. Lunch at
Corviglia. See Solar & Wind Power installations at Corviglia.
Return to St.Moritz – Dorf by mountain railway. Evening at
Whole day at leisure for shopping. A
day will not be complete without visiting Hanselmann Koditorei
in St.Moritz – Dorf near Zentrum. This is a very old (since
1800s) Swiss Confectionery house where one can enjoy food, tea,
coffee and best confectionery in town. Don’t forget to buy home
made chocolates at Hanselmann, renowned for their quality and
variety. Their chocolates are not available anywhere else in
Switzerland. For food and Pizza, we recommend Chesa Veghia,
close to Rathaus in St.Moritz-Dorf and within walking distance
from Hanselmann. For shopping we recommend Lamm Cashmere house
located in Zentrum area.
Visit other places in Switzerland (
e.g. Zermatt with Glacier Express) or return to Zurich.
A train ride on the
Bernina Express is a panoramic experience in motion. It
leads from the eternal ice of the Bernina mountains to the
vineyards of the Southern Valtellina valley. This is the
highest alpine crossing with a gradient of 70%, and indeed
one of the steepest train-rides without cogwheels in the
Alps. Reservations are required: CHF 7.- per person. Swiss
Pass and Eurail Pass holders pay no supplement.
reservations: Rhaetian Railways
excursion to the Gornergrat (3089m), in the midst of 29
four-thousanders with the best view of the Matterhorn!
See the Swiss Alps the slow way with the Glacier-Express! We
take you from St. Moritz or Davos/Chur to Zermatt and back.
The world-famous Glacier-Express has 291 bridges, 91 Tunnels
and takes you over the 2033 meter pass through beautiful
alpine scenery. An experience of a lifetime!