Switzerland has the charm that is not to be found anywhere else. On the other side, the country is also one of the most expensive honeymoon destinations in the whole world. Swiss cities are perfect just like a dream where everything is beautiful and you are with the love of your life, creating memories that will last for the rest of your life!
The mere mention of the name is compelling and brings the stunning imagery to mind. However, due to strong franc, the Swiss Economic Institute expects a 1.4% drop in visitors to Switzerland’s Alpine regions. As a result to this, the country’s resorts are dropping prices to attract business. Here is the travel guide for your honeymoon with little saving options.
Plan your Travel in Advance
The best time to go to Switzerland is in summers, but the prices are higher in peak-season. During the low season of Switzerland, that is from November through March, the deals on airfare and accommodations are easier. If you plan your trip in peak season (April onwards) six months in advance, you will get the air tickets in same prices as off-season ticket. Flight charges in peak-season – Rs 40,000 per person onwards Flight charges in off-season – Rs 35,000 per person onwards
The following are the hotels that are a holiday paradise for summer as well as winter as the breathtaking panoramas, a valley of seemingly endless vistas, fascinating contrasts and unique skies.
|Hotel||Main Features||Cost per night|
|Youth Hostel St Moritz||Free buffet breakfast and free Wi-Fi+, Smoke-free guestrooms, Restaurant, Ski shuttle, Front desk service, Multilingual staff, Laundry service||Rs 3,500/- per room|
|Jail Hotel Lucerne||Breakfast available (surcharge), Multilingual staff, Smoke-free property, Front desk service, Coffee shop or cafe, Free Wi-Fi, Nightclub||Rs 4,300/- per room|
|Swiss Star Tower Zurich||Free Wi-Fi, Express check-in, Smoke-free property, Refrigerator||Rs 3,600/- per room|
Travel in Switzerland
Being centrally located within the continent, Switzerland has the advantage as a gateway to major European cities. Swiss train stations have multi-lingual staff and function as service centers complete with currency exchanges, luggage-storage facilities, and bicycle rentals. Some train and bus stations that are so beautiful that they are in themselves a distinctive destination. Switzerland travelling is well organised and safest in the world.
Horse-Drawn Carriage Ride
A romantic ride in the horse-carriage with your partner is like a fairytale. Cuddle together under a wrap and enjoy your ride through small Alpine villages and across snowy fields. The ride would cost Rs 7,000 (per hour) onwards.
Go to Churches
For newlyweds, going to the church can be very exciting. The couples who have recently tied the forever bond can go to church to feel the presence of God and take blessings. Regina Paces Church has the best view of the scenic village and it overlooks the lake and Upper Engadin valley.
Enjoy the Night Life
Dracula is a dark-themed nightclub at the Bobsled Club and is very popular amongst nightlife lovers. The King’s Club inside Badrutt’s Palace has Renaissance Bar/Davidoff Lounge is an alternate venue for smoking action. There is also a small casino in the Kempinski Hotel where you both can try your luck!
Go for Skiing
The permanent population of St. Moritz is 5,000 and it goes up to 25,000 in the ski season. The Skiers and snowboarders choose to visit from December through March.
1. Villars is a pretty resort in the Vaud Alps that looks onto the Dents du Midi and Mont Blanc and has a day’s ski pass for Rs 1,400/- with any night booked in the hotel.
2. SkiArena Andematt-Sedrun package costs Rs 17,000 per person for two nights’ bed and breakfast accommodation from Friday to Sunday and a two-day ski pass valid on Saturday and Sunday.
3. A day’s ski pass in the Portes du Soleil costs Rs 3,700/- per person.
4. Bun di Scuol is a traditional Engandiner property in the spa town of Scuol in the canton of Graubunden that costs rs 6,800/- per person and night, including breakfast. Ski pass, self-catering facilities and Wi-Fi.