Magara Primary School Project

I am writing to let you know how much I enjoyed the recent trip to the Magara secondary school project in Tanzania and how wonderful the World Expeditions staff were. Our guide was a fantastic source of information and really helped us a great deal but also allowed us a lot of freedom to work things out for ourselves. The group was great and we hope to keep in contact as much as possible. The staff at the secondary school and the students were memorable and I wish them all the best and also to the people who attend the project next year.

Lea Smith | Victoria, Australia

Swiss Cycle Tour

The famous German poet, Johann Wolfgang Goethe was enamoured by the alpine landscapes of Switzerland and the ideal balance between well ordered hamlets and grand mountain views. Today, the snow capped mountains, wide lakes and green pastures with traditional wooden houses continue to be a highlight of any travel through the country. Witnessing the unfolding countryside at handlebar level from the charming lakeside city of Zurich to the alpine wonderland surrounding Interlaken is both unique and inspiring. Following a mainly dedicated cycle path the route winds its way between the towns of Lucerne, the capital city of Bern and the baroque city of Solothurn, past castles, thermal springs and the picturesque Rheinfall waterfall near Schaffhausen. At night stay in comfortable family run hotels to truly soak up the famous Swiss hospitality.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Zurich
DAY 2 Cycle along the shores of Lake Zurich then by train to Einsiedeln (35km)
DAY 3 Cycle through typical Swiss countryside to Lucerne (75km)
DAY 4 Continue cycle through stunning mountain vistas, then train over Brüning mountain pass to Interlaken (65km)
DAY 5 By boat on Lake Thun then cycle to Bern (40km)
DAY 6 Cycle to the Swiss watch-making town of Biel/Bienne (55km)
DAY 7 Short cycle to the Baroque city of Solothurn (30km)
DAY 8 Cycle along the Aare River to the town of Aarau (60km)
DAY 9 Continue cycling along the river to the "Wasserschloss" or water castle and the spa town of Baden, before concluding in Zurich (60km)
DAY 10 Trip concludes

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Trip Code: SWC
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  10 days
Activities:  Cycling
Next Trip:  Daily from 25 Apr to 22 Oct


price: £1,150.00 GBP

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Single Supplement £ 250
Single traveller surcharge £ 250
Dinner package £ 280
H high season surcharge £36

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