Glacier Express, Zermatt and St Moritz, Swiss Rail Experiences

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"Indulge in a tailor-made timeless ski railway expedition through the Swiss Alps' most stunning route. Simply a unique experience skiing St. Moritz and Zermatt and travelling aboard the beautiful Glacier Express."

Rob, Ski Specialist - Marketing Team

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Travel by Train in Style - Join us on our Ski Zermatt and St Moritz Glacier Express Experience. An iconic rail journey that combines skiing beneath the Matterhorn, glamour and sophistication in St. Moritz, and a memorable train ride through the Swiss Alps. This deluxe rail adventure harmonises world-class skiing with awe-inspiring mountain panoramas.

Your Lodging- During your trip, you will stay in one of our handpicked partner hotels in St. Moritz and Zermatt, assigned based on your chosen category of 3 to 5 stars. Each property exemplifies top quality within its category, from quaint family-run lodgings to historic, iconic 5-star hotels offering exceptional luxury.

Swiss Glitz in St. Moritz - You can enjoy unparalleled alpine moments in St. Moritz, where pristine slopes, breathtaking mountain vistas, and lively après-ski activities converge. As a top-tier destination in the Swiss Alps, it promises luxury and excitement for all skiers and snowboarders.

Legendary Zermatt - Experience the realisation of a skiing dream in Zermatt; with the iconic Matterhorn towering as your backdrop, immaculate slopes catering to every skill level, thrilling off-piste routes, charming mountain eateries, and a village untouched by cars, radiating quintessential alpine allure. It's a harmonious blend of adventure and scenic splendour nestled in the heart of the Swiss Alps.

Top 3 Reasons to Book

  1. From St. Moritz, Switzerland's birthplace of winter sports, to Zermatt, home to the iconic Matterhorn in the same holiday. A once in a lifetime opportunity
  2. An unforgettable and picturesque train journey on the iconic Glacier Express
  3. The thrill of skiing spectacular snowy landscapes and the slopes of Switzerland's premier winter ski resorts 

Sample Itinerary

A bucket list adventure to remember, our itinerary includes plenty of fantastic moments and experiences:

Day 1 Arrival:

  • Flight to Zurich. Travel by rail transport from the airport to St. Moritz. Overnight stay in St. Moritz

Day 2-3 St. Moritz:

  • Embrace the splendour of this luxurious destination, celebrated as 'the original' hub for winter sports. Indulge in top-notch skiing or immerse yourself at your own pace in the enchanting winter wonderland setting of the Engadin Valley

Day 4 Glacier Express Glorious Journey:

  • St Moritz - Zermatt / approx. 8h
  • Travel on the Glacier Express from St. Moritz to Zermatt. Overnight stay in Zermatt
  • Highlights: Travel over the Oberalp Pass, the Rhine Gorge - the 'Grand Canyon of Switzerland'

Day 5-7 Zermatt:

  • Set against the stunning Matterhorn as your mountain backdrop, your experience includes the opportunity to ski this world-famous and snow-sure resort, offering more than 360 km of ski terrain across three diverse areas
  • Famous highlights: Gornergrat with a view to the Matterhorn, Gorner Gorge, Schwarzsee with a view to the Hörnligrat, Matterhorn reflection on the Riffelsee

Day 8 Departure:

  • Return journey by rail from Zermatt to Zurich and flight back to the UK.

Included

  • Flights to/from the UK to Zurich
  • Return rail journey from/to the airport
  • Seat reservation on Glacier Express
  • 3 nights hotel accommodation including. breakfast in St. Moritz
  • 4 nights hotel accommodation including breakfast in Zermatt
  • 2 days St.Moritz ski pass and 2 days intermediate ski equipment rental (skis and boots)
  • 3 days Zermatt Matterhorn Paradise ski pass and 3 days intermediate ski equipment rental (skis and boots)

Not Included

  • Meals/drinks other than those specified in the itinerary or list of inclusions
  • Personal expenses
  • Local taxes such as hotel city taxes
  • Spa treatments
  • Travel insurance

Adequate travel insurance to cover skiing is a condition of booking (need to provide details)

Please note that the Glacier Express Experience, depending on train availaibilities, can also operate in the opposite direction and Zermatt can be offered as first destination and St.Moritz as second. 

 










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Skiing St. Moritz and Zermatt 

St.Moritz - A Swiss Alpine gem tucked away in the Engadin Valley, offering a playground of opulence and winter sports prowess. With majestic peaks, crystal-clear lakes, a refined lifestyle, and a storied sporting legacy, it stands as a beacon of alpine elegance. Boasting 350 kilometres of pistes spread across diverse ski domains, it solidifies its status as a prominent skiing hub in Switzerland. 

Zermatt - A captivating winter paradise, beautifully nestled under the majestic Matterhorn. Traverse its car-free streets, cosy up in charming chalets and witness the enchanting allure of the Alps in every snowflake. Its dramatic setting offers endless skiing opportunities, with runs reaching nearly 3900m on the glacier, ensuring year-round enjoyment for intermediates and advanced skiers. From the Klein Matterhorn, visitors can experience long, exhilarating runs, including the scenic Ventina descent to Cervinia, Italy. With all three ski areas surpassing 3000m and reliable snow conditions, Zermatt promises memorable ski adventures.

Room Information

Your Accommodation

You will stay in carefully selected partner hotels in St. Moritz and Zermatt, tailored to your preferred level of luxury (ranging from 3 to 5 stars), subject to availability. Below, we present a selection of sample hotels that exemplify various accommodation categories.

St Moritz 3-star

  • Hotel Corvatsch - A quaint family-run establishment nestled in the heart of St. Moritz - Bad, exuding the typical Engadin style. Boasting 28 rooms and one apartment, the hotel offers contemporary comfort in a cosy setting and is characterised by a rustic and celebrated restaurant.

St Moritz 4-star

  • Hotel Crystal - The Crystal Hotel beckons with an interior that offers elegance and tranquillity. Recently renovated, the hotel boasts beautifully appointed rooms, a gourmet restaurant, a cosy piano bar, and a state-of-the-art fitness and wellness centre.

St Moritz 5-star

  • Hotel Kulm - Attention to detail, discreet service, a connected concierge, and impeccable hospitality will make every guest feel at home at Hotel Kulm. Presenting awe-inspiring vistas of Lake St. Moritz, Kulm stands as one of Europe's most renowned historic hotels. Upholding the essence of excellence, it offers unique experiences that capture the true spirit of St. Moritz.

Zermatt 3-star

  • Hotel Tannenhof - Located in the heart of Zermatt, the Hotel Tannenhof offers a blend of style and modernity within its superior 3-star setting. Established in 2023, this newly constructed hotel boasts clean and well-appointed rooms, along with a contemporary Italian flair. Family-run and peacefully situated, it's conveniently positioned just moments away from the cable cars to the Matterhorn Ski Paradise. This hotel ensures a comfortable stay with functional rooms, a cosy lounge, and a hearty buffet breakfast.

Zermatt 4 Star

  • Hotel Schweizerhof - The Schweizerhof stands as an exceptional centrally situated luxury four-star hotel in Zermatt, mere steps away from the train station and a brief stroll from the Sunnegga funicular, reachable within 10 minutes. Combining alpine chic elegance with a cosy atmosphere, the hotel exudes warmth and hospitality, offering guests a comfortable and welcoming retreat.

Zermatt 5-star

  • Grand Hotel Zermatterhof - Situated in the centre of the resort, the Grand Hotel Zermatterhof enjoys an ideal location. While it has been updated with modern amenities, it has preserved its beautiful character and traditional charm. With a rich history and picturesque views of the Matterhorn, the hotel warmly welcomes guests from all corners of the globe. Here, guests can experience personalised service, timeless ambience, and the unparalleled beauty of nature.

Please note - These hotels are just examples representing the various categories available. The exact inclusions and accommodation will be confirmed at the time of booking, depending on availability.

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