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DAILY EXCURSIONS - Regular GUIDED TOURS from ZURICH

 

All excursions operated in comfortable deluxe motor coach and with professional tour guide, with the exception of the city tour of Zurich, ‘The Zurich Trolley Experience' which is by unique Classic Trolley with commentary by headset with eight languages to choose from.

Tours

 Length

Operation Dates

 

 

ZURICH CITY TOURS

 

 

The Zurich TROLLEY Experience

2 hour

daily, all the year round

COMBO-Tour - Trolley City Tour & Train Trip 4 hour daily, all the year round

CIRCLE-Tour - Trolley City Tour & Lake Cruise

3 ½ hour

daily, all the year round

CITYRAMA - The Great Tour of Zurich

3 - 4 ¼ hour

daily, all the year round

 
 

EASTERN SWITZERLAND


 
HEIDILAND - Great Country Tour 7 ½ hour daily, all the year round

 
 
CENTRAL SWITZERLAND  
 

Mt. Titlis - Glacier Paradise 10'000 ft

9 hour

daily, all the year round
Engelberg - The Great Mountain Village 9 hour daily, all the year round
Lucerne Tour - The Charming City 9 hour daily, all the year round
Mt. Pilatus - The Golden Roundtrip 9 hour daily, April to October
Lucerne FOLKLORE Tour 9 hour daily, April to October

 
 

NORTHERN SWITZERLAND / BLACK FOREST

Black Forest - Titisee 6 ½ hour May to October

 
 
BERNESE OBERLAND
 
 
Eiger - Jungfrau Glacier Panorama 11 ½ hour all the year round 
Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe 11 ½ hour all the year round 

Interlaken - Grindelwald

11 ½ hour

all the year round
     


 

 The Zurich TROLLEY Experience - City Tour of Zurich

 
The Zurich Trolley


Discover the sights of Zurich aboard the unique 'Classic Trolley'. This trolley, the first of its kind in Switzerland, is styled on those of yesteryear, but with all the comforts for today's discerning traveller. Commentary is provided by headset and you can choose from eight languages; English, German, Spanish, French, (Italian on request) Portuguese, Japanese, Russian and "New" Chinese. In almost 2 hours we will take you through our beautiful city and show you the business and financial centre, Bahnhofstrasse, the most important museums, a section of the Old Town, Fraumünster Church with its famous Chagall windows, historical Limmatquai, the University district, residential areas, beautiful hillside villas on the Zurichberg, as well as recreation areas and views of the Alps from Zurich's vantage points.

  Operation Dates: 

 daily, April 1, 2014 - March 31, 2015

  Departure:

 9:45 AM / 12:00 NOON / 2:00 PM from bus terminal SIHLQUAI, Zurich

  Tour length:

 2 hours

  Rates:

 CHF 34.- for adults
 CHF 17.- for children  (6-16 years)

my climate neutral

 In conjunction with myclimate, we will pay the CO2 offset  contribution
 
for  our tours with this logo. This is invested in a  myclimate project.


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 CIRCLE-TOUR
 Zurich TROLLEY Experience City Tour and Lake Cruise

 


Experience the best of both worlds when you take this tour incorporating the unique „Classic Trolley“, and a leisurely cruise on a lake boat. Discover the sights of Zurich aboard the unique ‘Classic Trolley’. In almost 2 hours we will show you our beautiful city and the comprehensive commentary by headset is available in 8 languages. Choose from English, German, Spanish, French (Italian on request), Portuguese, Japanese, Russian and Chinese. Following your city tour, at the lake piers you will board a modern lake cruise ship for an unaccompanied 1.5 hour cruise on Lake Zurich. Relax on board while passing pretty lakeside villages, picturesque villages snuggling at the foot of vineyard-clad hills, numerous swimming areas and stately villas. Enjoy the fresh lake air and the gorgeous views of the city in one direction and the snow-covered Glarner mountains in the other.

  Operation Dates:  

 Summer:  daily
 April 01 - October 19, 2014

 Winter: daily
 October 20, 2014 - March 2015
 only once a day at  12.00 NOON

  Departure:

 9:45 AM / 12:00 NOON / 2:00 PM from bus terminal SIHLQUAI, Zurich

  Tour length:

 3.5 hours

  Rates:

 CHF 39.- for adults
 CHF 19.50 for children (6-16 years)


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 COMBO-TOUR
 
Zurich TROLLEY Experience City Tour with train trip up to Uetliberg 'Top of Zurich'

 

Combo-Tour

The perfect combination - a most informative City Tour of Zurich and a train trip up to ‘Top of Zurich’, the Uetliberg - Zurich’s highest vantage point.

A highly interesting and very comprehensive city tour (almost 2 hours) on board the unique ‘Classic Trolley’ awaits you; spoken in the language of your choice (E / G / Sp / F (I on request) / P / Jap / Russ / CN). Following the city tour you will enjoy a very pleasant train trip (independent) to Uetliberg–'Top of Zurich'. At 871 meters (2613 ft) above sea level, Uetliberg towers over the roofs of Zurich. It offers magnificent views extending over the town and across the lake all the way to the Alps. From the top of the summit’s 30 m (100 ft) viewing tower, which boosts your altitude to 900 m (2700 ft) a terrific 360-degree view awaits you. Only after seeing all of this can you really say you’ve been to Zurich!

  Operation Dates: 

 daily, April 1, 2014 - March 31, 2015

  Departure:

 9:45 AM / 12:00 NOON / 2:00 PM from bus terminal SIHLQUAI, Zurich

  Tour length:

 allow at least 4 hours

  Rates:

 CHF 42.- for adults
 CHF 21.- for children (6-16 years)


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 CITYRAMA - The Great Tour of Zurich

 
Zurich

This tour shows you the most interesting sights of Zurich and its surroundings. We start with a guided city tour of Zurich and show you the commercial centre, a section of the Old Town, Fraumünster Church with its famous Chagall windows, historical Limmatquai and the university district. Along the Höhenstrasse that offers spectacular views into the Alps, we drive to Rapperswil, called the 'City of Roses'. The charming little town of Rapperswil offers unique attractions for visitors - the Rose Gardens, the Castle, the deer park on the Lindenhof and the picturesque Old Town. After a short guided walking tour and some time at leisure in Rapperswil, enjoy a 2-hour cruise on the Lake of Zurich (unescorted). On board you will find a restaurant. First possible boat back is scheduled to arrive at 3.25 p.m. at Zurich Bürkliplatz Pier.

  Operation Dates:  

 daily, April 1, 2014 – March 31, 2015
 April 6, 2014 – October 19, 2014 combined by coach &  cruise during  winter time (OCT-MAR), when no boats are  operating on this course,  the return to Zurich will be by  ‘Gold Coast Express’ (modern train).

  Departure:

 11:00 AM from bus terminal SIHLQUAI, Zurich

  Tour length:

 3 - 4.25 hours

  Rates:

 CHF 53.- for adults
 CHF 26.50 for children (6-16 years)

my climate neutral

 In conjunction with myclimate, we will pay the CO2 offset  contribution for  our tours with this logo. This is invested in a  myclimate project.


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 MOUNT TITLIS - GLACIER PARADISE

 
Mount Titlis

An adventure excursion to the highest vantage point in Central Switzerland. A pleasant ride with our deluxe motor coach takes you to the mountain resort of Engelberg in Central Switzerland, where you will board the aerial cableway for a 45 minute journey from the green valley bottom to the high alpine glacier region at 3020 m/10000 ft which guarantees snow the whole year round. Enjoy a magnificent ride in the world's first ever revolving 'ROTAIR' gondola, which offers a 360° panoramic view into the Alps. 2 hour stay on the mountain. Visit the Ice Grotto, experience the new 'Ice Flyer' - chair lift ride over the glacier with fantastic views into crevasses and ice falls and enjoy a snow slide on the 'Fun lift'. (These activities are included in our tour). After the descent to Engelberg we board our coach for a drive to Lucerne, time at leisure (approx. 1 hour) for sightseeing and shopping before the coach takes you back to Zurich.

 

  Operation Dates:  

 daily, all the year round (except November 3 – 14, 2014)

  Departure:

 10:00 AM from bus terminal SIHLQUAI, Zurich

  Tour length:

 9 hours

  Rates:

 CHF 156.- for adults
 CHF 78.- for children (6-16 years)


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 Engelberg - The Great Mountain Village

 
Engelberg

An excursion to the ever popular summer and winter resort in the heart of Central Switzerland. Engelberg (Angel Mountain) was originally founded by the Benedictine monks and the imposing monastery dominates the centre of the village. The Baroque style monastery church, which houses the largest organ in Switzerland, is open for visits to the public. Enjoy a 3 ½ hour independent stay in this lovely mountain village to relax or stroll. On our return journey we stop in Lucerne (approx. 1 hour). Enjoy a short stroll and cross the famous Chapel bridge the landmark of Lucerne.

  Operation Dates:  

 daily, all the year round (except November 3 - 14, 2014)

  Departure:

 10:00 AM from bus terminal SIHLQUAI, Zurich

  Tour length:

 9 hours

  Rates:

 CHF 72.- for adults
 CHF 36.- for children (6-16 years)


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 Mount Pilatus - The Golden Roundtrip

 
Mount Pilatus

Lucerne's "own" mountain has many stunning sides - and on the "Golden Round Trip" you experience each and every one! Our guided coach tour takes you to Kriens, your starting point for the Golden Round Trip. Travel independently by panorama gondola and aerial cableway to the summit of Mount Pilatus. A uniquely impressive panorama of 73 Alpine peaks and countless lakes awaits you on Pilatus Kulm, some 2132 metres (7000 feet) above sea level. Several restaurants and a large sun terrace await you. A spectacular ride on the world's steepest cogwheel railway then takes you down to Alpnachstad, where you enjoy a pleasant 1 ¼ hour cruise to Lucerne. Here you have some leisure time before meeting your guide and returning to Zurich by coach. Please note as from September 1st the areal cable car Kriens-Pilatus will be totally renewed therefore up and down hill ride will be by world’s steepest cogwheel railway from/to Alpnachstad.

  Operation Dates:  

 daily, April 18 to October 19, 2014

  Departure:

 10:00 AM from bus terminal SIHLQUAI, Zurich

  Tour length:

 9 hours

  Rates:

 CHF 146.- for adults
 CHF 73.- for children (6-16 years)


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 Lucerne Tour 

 
Lucerne

Snatch the opportunity to discover historical Central Switzerland for yourself. Taking the scenic route in our comfortable deluxe coach you will arrive in Lucerne. On a brief orientation tour you will get to see the main sights. You will then have 6 hours at your disposal to see more at your leisure. Lucerne offers a wide range of attractions for everybody. The list is impressive: the Old Town, the famous Chapel Bridge, the Lion Monument, the „City Train Lucerne”, the ‘Saphir’ panorama-yacht with audio-guide. In addition there’s the Lake promenade, Europe’s largest Transport Museum, the IMAX film theatre, and the Picasso Museum. You won’t run out of places to visit! Meet your guide in the late afternoon for the return coach journey to Zurich.

  Operation Dates:  

 daily, all the year round (except November 3 – 14, 2014)

  Departure:

 10:00 AM from bus terminal SIHLQUAI, Zurich

  Tour length:

 9 hours

  Rates:    

 CHF 59.- for adults
 CHF 29.50 for children (6-16 years)


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 Lucerne FOLKLORE Tour

 
Folklore

This tour begins with a pleasant ride to the city of Lucerne. After a short panoramic tour of the town, you will proceed to a typical Old Town Restaurant where traditional Swiss dishes will be served. You will start with a cheese Fondue, followed by a hearty Bratwurst, which is a veal sausage, and Rosti-potatoes. A delicious dessert will be served later. During lunch you will be entertained with yodelling, singing, Alp horn-blowing and flag-throwing. The meal and program lasts about 1½ to 2 hours. The afternoon is yours to explore Lucerne on your own.

  Operation Dates:  

 daily, April 1 to October 31, 2014

  Departure:

 10:00 AM from bus terminal SIHLQUAI, Zurich

  Tour length:

 9 hours

  Rates:

 CHF 113.- for adults
 CHF 84.- for children (6-16 years)


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 HEIDILAND - Great Country Tour

 
Heidiland

Heidi's world is not only a children's fairy-tale, it really exists! After a tour of Zurich we follow the lake to Rapperswil and visit the picturesque Old Town and its medieval castle - time at leisure. Then after crossing the Ricken Pass with its panoramic views of the Alps we reach the lovely Toggenburg region with the most picturesque scenery of green hills and valleys. In Vaduz, the capital of the tiny Principality of Liechtenstein you will have time at leisure. See the settings of Heidi’s story in the Maienfeld area. In the summer months we can visit Heidi’s village. A pleasant short walk leads to a collection of typical mountain houses, a village shop, and of course lots of little goats. Entry into the authentic Heidi House is optional. Our trip along Lake Walen takes us back to Zurich.

  Operation Dates:  

 daily, April 1, 2014 - March 31, 2015

  Departure:

 11:00 AM from bus terminal SIHLQUAI, Zurich

  Tour length:

 7.5 hours

  Rates:  

 CHF 84.- for adults
 CHF 42.- for children (6-16 years)


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 Eiger - Jungfrau Glacier Panorama View Tour - Kleine Scheidegg

 
Jungfrau - Eiger Glacier Panorama Tour

This excursion starts with a comfortable ride in a modern deluxe coach on scenic routes to a most enchanting alpine world of the Bernese Oberland. In Lauterbrunnen you will take the Wengernalp rack railway for a 45-minute trip up through idyllic alpine meadows and forests to the little village of Wengen, and then further on up to Kleine Scheidegg (2061 m / 6762 ft). Here you will find yourself in front of the most magnificent mountain backdrop of Mts Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. The imposing Eiger North Face is within touching distance. Time for lunch, relax or do some hiking on the well-signed hiking trails for all levels of competence. The unaccompanied trip back down to the valley follows the north-west slopes of the Eiger to the famous resort of Grindelwald. Late afternoon departure to Zurich by coach with guide. Arrival in Zurich at approx. 8 pm.

  Operation Dates:  

 Spring/Autumn:
 April, Oct. to Nov. 2014
 5 times a week
 We, Th, Fr, Sa, Su

 Summer:
 May to Sept. 2014
 Daily, 7 times a  week
 Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr,  Sa, Su
 Winter:
 Dec. to March 2015
 3 times a week
 Fr, Sa, Su

  Departure:

 8.30 AM from bus terminal SIHLQUAI, Zurich

  Tour length:

 11 ½ hours

  Rates:        

 CHF 126.- for adults
 CHF 63.- children (
6-16 years)


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 JUNGFRAUJOCH -Top of Europe

 
Jungfraujoch

An unforgettable Alpine tour to the majestic world of the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe at 3'454 m /11'333 ft. A scenic coach tour takes us to the magnificent mountain world of the Bernese Oberland. After a short interlude in Interlaken you reach Lauterbrunnen where we board the cogwheel train for the most interesting mountain train trip via Kleine Scheidegg at the foot of the famous Eiger North Face to Jungfraujoch - Europe's highest railway station. Enjoy the incredible world of eternal snow and ice. Visit the „Alpine Sensation“ a round-tour subway officially opened to mark the centenary of Jungfrau Railway, the Ice Palace, experience the breathtaking panorama view from the Sphinx Observation Terrace, overlooking the Aletsch Glacier (Europe’s longest glacier) and the snow-capped peaks of the neighbouring countries. The down hill mountain trip takes us to Grindelwald where our coach awaits us. Arrival in Zurich at approx. 8 pm.

You will never forget this trip up to the amazing world of Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe – UNESCO named World Heritage Park of the Swiss Alps. 

  Operation Dates:  

 Spring/Autumn:
 April, Oct. to Nov. 2014
 5 times a week
 We, Th, Fr, Sa, Su

 Summer:
 May to Sept. 2014
 Daily, 7 times a  week
 Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr,  Sa, Su
 Winter:
 Dec. to March 2015
 3 times a week
 Fr, Sa, Su

  Departure:

 8.30 AM from Zurich-Sihlquai (bus terminal)

  Tour length:

 11 1/2  hours

  Rates:

 CHF 209.- for adults
 CHF 104.50 children (6-16 years)


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 Interlaken - Grindelwald Tour in the Bernese Oberland

 
Interlaken

An excursion to one of Switzerland's most magnificent Alpine regions. The guided coach tour takes you on scenic routes to Interlaken at the foot of the snow-covered Alps of the Bernese Oberland. After some time at leisure in Interlaken the coach takes you to the well-known holiday resort of Grindelwald, which is nick-named the 'Glacier Village'. You will have enough time to explore this region on your own. An optional cable car ride (operates only May 3 - October 26, 2014) to the sunny terrace of ‘Mt. First’ at 2’168m / 7113 ft is recommended - for a breathtaking panorama of the Bernese Alps. In the late afternoon meet your coach and guide for the return journey to Zurich.

  Operation Dates:  

 Spring/Autumn:
 April, Oct. to Nov. 2014
 5 times a week
 We, Th, Fr, Sa, Su

 Summer:
 May to Sept. 2014
 Daily, 7 times a  week
 Mo, Tu, We, Th, Fr,  Sa, Su
 Winter:
 Dec. to March 2015
 3 times a week
 Fr, Sa, Su

  Departure:

 8.30 AM from bus terminal SIHLQUAI, Zurich

  Tour length:

 11 ½ hours

  Rates:

 CHF 94.- for adults
 CHF 47.- children
(6-16 years)


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 Black Forest - Titisee

 
Schwarzwald

An excursion to Northern Switzerland and the Black Forest, one of the most attractive landscapes of Southern Germany. Along Lake Schluchsee you reach Titisee, the very heart of the Black Forest. You will get a short introduction in how they bring those popular cuckoo clocks to sing, then you will enjoy time at leisure. Perhaps you wish to do a boat ride or enjoy the local food; the most known speciality is the Black Forest Cake, made with cherry brandy (almost NO calories....) Driving through very impressive spruce forests passing by Lenzkirch you return to Switzerland. There you will stop to admire the Rhine Falls, Europe’s largest and most spectacular waterfalls. Enjoy!

Important: Do not forget your passport!

  Operation Dates:  

 May 1 to October 31, 2014
 3 times a week Monday / Wednesday / Friday

  Departure: 

 12.30 noon from bus terminal SIHLQUAI, Zurich

  Tour length:

 6 ½ hours

  Rates:

 CHF 76.- for adults
 CHF 38.- children
(6-16 years)


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Daily Excursions 2013


For a detailed program of our tours or further information please download our brochure or feel free to contact us
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Important Information

Please take your seats at least 10 minutes prior to departure time.

Programm and schedule subject to alteration. For some tours, a minimum of participants is required. No refunds for unused tickets.

Tours are guided by professional multilingual tour guides (English guaranteed).


Children from 6 to 16th birthday pay half fare if not otherwise specified. Children under sixteen must be accompanied by an adult.

In the mountains it is often cold even though the sun may shine, therefore warm clothes, sunglases and a pair of solid shoes are recommended.


Departure Point

MEIER TOURS - GRAY LINE ZURICH

Hans Meier Tourist Ltd.
Jupiterstrasse 35, CH-8032 Zurich
Switzerland
Phone:  +41 (0)44 383 7878
Fax:      +41 (0)44 383 1705
E-Mail:  meier@meiertours.ch

Assurance of Customer Money: Hans Meier Tourist Ltd. is a member of the guarantee fund of the Swiss Federation of Travel Agents (www.reisegarantie.ch) and guarantees the security of money received in connection with bookings.

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