Day 5 :Grindelwald – Jungfraujoch – Grindelwald Please note that today’s suggested excursion to Jungfraujoch is self-guided. A detailed program and map will be provided for you, along with tickets for this excursion. A private guide may be arranged at an additional charge. Today, enjoy a full day excursion to Jungfraujoch. Some of Switzerland's most magnificent views are found around the snow-capped peaks of the Jungfrau (13,643 ft/ 4158m), Mönch (13,449 ft/ 4099m) and Eiger (13,026 ft/ 3970m), their rugged flanks made even more awe-inspiring by the greens and golds of nearby hills and valleys. The highest railway in Europe cuts through both the Eiger and the Mönch before terminating at the tip of the majestic Jungfraujoch. Jungfraujoch station is the highest railway station in Europe. On clear days you can see as far as the Vosges Mountains in
France and the Black Forest in Germany from the Sphinx observation terrace. The Great Aletsch Glacier begins near the station. One of the many tourist amenities is the Ice Palace, which has several ice sculptures carved in the glacier. There are also a ski and snowboard park, sled rides and restaurants.
Day 6 : Grindelwald – Montreux Transfer by hotel bus to the Grindelwald train station. First Class train from Grindelwald to Montreux via Zweisimmen. You will be met at the Montreux train station by your local guide for a tour of the winelands area. Enjoy the afternoon hiking through the vineyards with a stop for wine tasting along the way.
Day 7 : Montreux – Gruyeres – Broc – Montreux Today, enjoy a fascinating excursion aboard the famous “Chocolate Train.” Ride in first-class comfort in a nostalgic “Belle-Epoque" Pullman car, vintage 1915, and/or the modern panorama car offering stunning views of the vineyards surrounding Montreux and medieval Gruyères. Coffee and a croissant will be served on board. Stopping in Gruyeres, visit the cheese factory where Gruyère cheese is made. You will then have some time to visit Gruyères Castle and take a stroll around town. There is also time for lunch (not included). Re-board the train and continue to Broc, home of the Nestlé Chocolate Factory. View a film presentation about chocolate making and take a brief tour of the factory – then enjoy a chocolate tasting! Return by train to Montreux this afternoon.
Day 8 : Montreux – Geneva – Depart Today, transfer by pre-arranged taxi from your hotel to the Montreux train station. First Class train from Montreux direct to Geneva Airport to connect with your departing flight.