12 Days Guided Swiss Rails & Trails Tour

Designed to showcase Switzerland’s people, culture and cuisine while viewing spectacular scenery from its amazing trains.

11 legendary Swiss trains (including 2 steam engines), 3 cable car ascents and walks on Alpine trails
An active small group Guided Tour with 2-night stays at beautiful hotels/lodges
Enjoy Switzerland’s “fusion” cuisine with wonderful 3-course dinners and Swiss power breakfasts – not just mueslix.
Ride historic Swiss Trains.
Take easy trails on the Swiss Alps – panoramic views of St. Moritz, Mt. Matterhorn, and the Alps.
This is a quality experience from riding first class on trains to 3-4 star ratings for lodgings and food.


Echo Trails is a Swiss based company.
We have arranged specialized tours of our beloved Switzerland with English speaking guides and expert speakers.

Walking or hiking is tailored to your interests and fitness – choose as much or as little as you want.
But we encourage you to experience Switzerland’s beautiful outdoors as well as its great rail system.

René Welti – our premier guide and Managing Director

Our Rails & Trails tours are designed for you:
2 night stays in beautiful hotels/lodges,
Small group guided tours,
Experience the best Swiss trains and scenery while learning about Switzerland.

The 2020 season begins our 55th Glacier Express ride.
Welcome, sit back, relax, and enjoy one of the finest trips of your lifetime.

Pricing for the 12 days tour
$6,995 per person based on 2 or more – $550 single person supplement
10% Deposit secures the booking – balance due 90 days before departure date

This is a special rate valid until November 30, 2019
As of December 1, the rate will change to $7,498 per person

Schedule – 2020
July 7 – July 18
August 10 – August 21
September 8 – September 19
September 22 – October 3


Besides the 12 days option, there are tours of 7 days or 3 days: