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Switzerland with Kathrin Federer

Sep 2, 2024 - Sep 8, 2024

Photography Photography

$3,390 USD

25% due at booking

Switzerland with Kathrin Federer

Sep 2, 2024 - Sep 8, 2024

$3,390  USD

25% due at booking

Discover the Majestic Swiss Alps: A Photographer’s Dream Journey

Join us on an unforgettable journey through Switzerland’s most breathtaking landscapes, where every turn is a new opportunity to capture the unparalleled beauty of the Alps. Hosted by Kathrin Federer, a local expert not only in navigating these enchanting terrains but also a virtuoso in photo editing, this trip promises not just memories, but masterpieces. Accompanying Kathrin is Celeste Guidice, a seasoned photographer with a keen eye for capturing the essence of our travels.

Why Join This Trip: This journey is designed for those who seek to combine their love for photo editing with the thrill of travel. Under Kathrin’s guidance, you’ll not only witness Switzerland’s must-see places but also learn how to immortalize them through your lens. From luxurious stays to the comfort of private transfers, every detail of this trip is crafted to ensure an unparalleled experience of the Swiss Alps.

Embark on this journey with us, where every snapshot becomes a story, and every moment is a masterpiece waiting to be created.

7 days, 6 nights

10 travellers

Sept 2nd, 2024

Sept 8th, 2024

Inclusions

Luxury accommodations in Switzerland's top hotels

Enjoy seamless journeys between breathtaking destinations in a comfortable 16-seater Midibus, ensuring a relaxed and scenic travel experience

Exclusive photo opportunities, guided by Kathrin's expert eye

Dive into workshops designed by Kathrin, packed with the photo editing tricks and tips you've always dreamed of. From basic adjustments to advanced compositing, learn how to transform your photos into works of art

Meals - breakfast daily, dinner x2

2 overnights each in Zermatt and Grindelwald, 1 overnight each in Bergün and Sarnen area

daily breakfast, VAT, service and city taxes

Private Transfers in 16-seater Midibus: Zurich - Landwasser viaduct - Bergün, Bergün - Täsch, Täsch - Kandersteg - Grindelwald, Grindelwald - Brienzersee/Giessbach - Lungernsee/Sarnersee - Hotel Paxmontana, Hotel Paxmontana - Stans - Zurich

Excursion ticket for Gornergrat

Excursion ticket for Oeschinensee

Excursion ticket for Mt Stanserhorn

3-course half-board dinner at Kurhaus Bergün

3-course half-board dinner at Hotel Paxmontana

Travel itinerary with directions and suggestions for daily activities

Exclusions

Travel insurance (required)

Flights

Your host

Kathrin Federer

Kathrin is a Swiss native whose passion for the Alps is matched only by her expertise in photography and photo editing. With years of experience traversing Switzerland’s most scenic spots, she brings a unique blend of local insight and artistic skill, ensuring that your travel photos turn into treasures. She is known for her expertise in photo editing and compositing, Kathrin offers more than just a tour; she offers a masterclass in capturing the Swiss Alps. An influential speaker and educator, she transforms ordinary snapshots into visual masterpieces. With Kathrin, you’re not just exploring Switzerland; you’re elevating your photography journey.

Itinerary

Day 1. Sept 2nd

Welcome to Zurich, Switzerland!

Embark on a picturesque journey starting with a meetup in Zürich, followed by a scenic 2-hour drive to Landwasser Viaduct. Pause for captivating photo opportunities and delve into the viaduct’s history. Consider a leisurely hike along the railway tracks, uncovering hidden gems like various viaducts and tunnels. End the day with a delightful dinner at the hotel, indulging in Swiss cuisine. Retire for the night at Kurhaus Bergün, immersed in tranquil mountain vistas.

Day 2. Sept 3rd

Enjoy a seamless journey with a private transfer to Täsch, roughly 5 hours, then continue by train to Zermatt. Delight in free time to wander the car-free village’s charming streets or opt for an excursion to Klein Matterhorn Glacier Paradise for breathtaking alpine vistas. Enjoy a leisurely dinner, savoring Swiss cuisine. Unwind for the night in Zermatt, surrounded by the majestic peaks of the Swiss Alps.

Day 3. Sept 4th

Today we go on an unforgettable excursion to Gornergrat, featuring enticing attractions like “Meet the Sheep” and “Zoom the Matterhorn.” Consider a scenic hike down to the picturesque small lakes, including the iconic Stellisee, offering stunning reflections of the Matterhorn—a must for photography enthusiasts. Indulge in leisure time, rejuvenating at the hotel spa. Enjoy dinner at your own pace, savoring Swiss delicacies. Retire for the night in Zermatt, immersed in the beauty of the Alps.

Day 4. Sept 5th

Begin your day with a private transfer to Kandersteg, a picturesque 1.5-hour drive. Dive into nature’s wonders with an excursion to Oeschinensee, where a 2.5-3 hour adventure awaits, including a scenic 30-minute walk to and from the mountain station. Then, savor the beauty of Lauterbrunnen valley’s stunning waterfalls during a 1-hour transfer. Arrive at your Grindelwald hotel for a relaxed evening, indulging in dinner at your leisure before a restful overnight stay.

Day 5. Sept 6th

Consider a thrilling excursion to Mt. Jungfrau, featuring a scenic ride on the new Eiger Express gondola. Delight in leisurely exploration atop the mountain, where a glacier world awaits, complete with a captivating photo trail. Alternatively, embark on a journey by postal bus to the serene Rosenlaui valley, boasting the awe-inspiring Rosenlaui glacier canyon, or opt for an excursion to Schynige Platte. Enjoy dinner at your own pace before retiring for the night in Grindelwald.

Day 6. Sept 7th

Enjoy a picturesque drive tracing the shores of Lake Brienz, with an optional stop to marvel at the cascading beauty of Giessbach waterfalls and the charming Grandhotel Giessbach. Alternatively, consider a thrilling excursion to the panoramic Brienzer Rothorn. Traverse the scenic Brünig Pass, passing by serene lakes Lungern and Sarnen, offering opportunities for scenic photo stops. Wind down with a delightful dinner at the Art Nouveau Hotel Paxmontana, ensuring a comfortable overnight stay.

Day 7. Sept 8th

A brief transfer brings you to Stans in just 15 minutes. Explore the heights of Stanserhorn via the open-air deck Cabrio cable car, reveling in panoramic vistas of the surrounding mountains and Lake Lucerne. After the descent, enjoy a transfer to Zurich, approximately 1 hour away, concluding your journey.

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Important Notes

If you cancel a Pending trip, your deposit will be fully refundable.

If you cancel your booking for a confirmed trip, some fees may apply.

Cancellation of a confirmed trip 61+ days before the commencement of your trip, your deposit will be transferrable to another trip. If you cancel a confirmed trip 60 days or less before its commencement then payments will not be refundable.

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