Icelandair Flight from Iceland to Frankfurt : $205 sgd per pax
We took shuttle bus from the terminal 1 to the train station, and bought the train tickets to frankfurt hbf and from there we walk to the skyline plaza.
There is a Rewe supermart at basement very affordable. Recommend to buy Gitto and Hanuta chocolate that cost 2plus Euro only. Try German Pork Knuckle however, i didnt get to try it.
From Frankfurt to Interlaken, took to Basel – Liestal – Olten -Neubaustrecke – Bern – Thun – Spiez – Interlaken West – Interlaken Ost.
We alight at Interlaken West it took 5 hours to arrive.
Accommodation: City Chalet – $121.50 sgd per pax for 3 nights
Address: Marktgasse 66, 3800 Interlaken, Switzerland
Nearest Station: Interlaken West
Exchange rate currency : 1 CHF : 1.432 SGD
- Interlaken Ost
- Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe
Denner supermart is just right outside of our apartment, the apartment is clean n huge. Retro wooden furniture but kitchen open concept and well furnished. Near the interlaken west station, there is timberland selling limited edition timberland shoes.
We bought the swiss half pass fare since we heading up the jungfrau.
Train tickets from interlaken west to Bern is 14 CHF with half fare pass.
We head to thun after bern, where thun is scenery place.
At Interlaken ost, Coop supermarket is available. We opt for home cook as eating out is expensive in Switzerland.
There is a casino while we went for a night stroll and the lights up are pretty welcome Christmas. There are shops that sell swiss army knifes which recommend to buy.
On the 3rd day, we are heading to the top of europe aka Jungfraujoch. It is the most expensive journey, and we since we bought half fare pass and it still cost us 100.20 chf per pax up to jungfrau from interlaken. Check swiss train tickets rates.
We took train from to interlaken and transfer towards Grindelwald and up to jungfrau.
After the transfer up to Jungfrau, they have some stops available for 5 mins to take quick snapshots at the viewing deck.
At the jungfrau we walk out to the viewing deck, snowing and fogging. The day before experience snowstorm where the train will terminate hence, is good to check before buying the tickets up to the top of europe. The wind is extremely stong at the other viewing deck.
Follow the path, walk to the ice palace is just beside and no extra spending required. Further out we bought a lobster bisque to try which cost 12.5 CHF for a small bowl and lobster flavor is strong.
On our way down as we transit the train, there is nice scenery to snap. A very calm and relaxing feel during my trip in Switzerland.
We head back apartment to cook dinner and start packing and will be taking train from interlaken to paris.
Spend a total of 150 chf cash on food and bus during the 4 days 3 nights in Switzerland and bought magnet as souvenir.
When leaving Switzerland to Paris at the train station, we bought some chocolate back for souvenirs gifts, laderache. They are really nice, especially the one on the bottom right, brownies selling 100g for 6.90 CHF.