2017 ACA Thun and Villars: Switzerland

July 26 – Aug. 5, 2017SWISS17 – Waitlist only
Tour Operator: AHI
Price: From $3,495 (Air additional)
Tour Length: 11 days
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Discover the pristine beauty of Switzerland. Immerse yourself first in the German-speaking area of the country, and settle in lakeside Thun. With an included Swiss rail pass, visit the towns of Kandersteg and Brienz, famous for woodworking and a steam train that winds its way up a mountain for a magnificent view of hundreds of mountains, including the iconic Jungfrau, Monc and Eiger peaks. Walk (or take a train if you prefer) through the Lauterbrunnen Valley to the car-free mountain village of Murren, and explore the capital of Bern. Conclude your journey with a stay in the French-speaking village of Villars-sur-Ollon. Visit a dairy farm in Gruyères and sample farm-made cheese. Journey to Zermatt to see the Matterhorn. Local guides and experts provide fascinating insight during included excursions and lectures. This Alumni Campus Abroad program is limited to only 28 travelers. The program includes first-class accommodations, engaging excursions, an enrichment program and an extensive meal plan plus wine with dinner.

Schedule of Events

  • Day 1 : In Transit
  • Day 2 : Thun
  • Day 3 : Thun / Kandersteg
  • Day 4 : Bern
  • Day 5 : Brienz / Interlaken
  • Day 6 : Lauterbrunnen Valley
  • Day 7 : Gruyeres / Villars-Sur-Ollon
  • Day 8 : Montreux
  • Day 9 : Zermatt
  • Day 10 : Lausanne / Evian
  • Day 11 : Villars-Sur-Ollon
  • Day 12 : In Transit

Additional Information

Note: Tour schedule is subject to change due to local conditions. Many excursions in this program involve an element of walking as some of the finest attractions are located in areas not closely accessible by motorcoach.

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All 2017 prices and itineraries (including port order) are tentative and subject to change; final pricing adjustments may occur after the release of marketing materials.