- Journey along three of Switzerland’s most iconic railways—the Glacier Express, Gornergrat Bahn, and Bernina Express—with a National Geographic expert.
- Board a private boat for a scenic cruise across Lake Como, and tour the Como Cathedral with a private guide.
- Meet an Italian chef for a cooking demonstration in picturesque Varenna, and enjoy a private chocolate tasting at a patisserie in St. Moritz.
- During a special visit to the Matterhorn Museum, hear a local mountaineer and an Alpine historian recount stories of the earliest attempts to conquer Switzerland’s most iconic peak.
A National Geographic expert will accompany each departure to share insights and a rare behind-the-scenes perspective.
*Prices are per person based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted) and do not include international airfare to/from your destination. All prices and fares are quoted in INR and subject to GST & change.
This trip has an activity rating of light/moderate; travelers should be in good health, comfortable walking or standing for extended periods, and prepared for multiple hours of activity on some days. Excursions include daily walks in the mountains and in alpine towns, over uneven terrain with some steep ascents/descents and stairs without handrails. There will be options for longer hikes on some days. For those prone to motion sickness, please note that we will be traveling by train, boat, and gondola and driving on winding mountain roads throughout the expedition. We will travel at altitudes up 10,000 feet above sea level.
Throughout the expedition, we stay in ideally located, high-end hotels with many amenities. Our accommodations include six nights at traditional, Alpine-style hotels in Switzerland and three nights at a historic 19th-century hotel overlooking Lake Como.
A National Geographic expert and an expedition leader will accompany this trip, and local guides join us along the way.