Cheese & Chocolate tour with private tourguide - starts from Zurich

Duration: 8 hours
Destination: Switzerland, Switzerland, Zurich
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  • 8 hours
  • Zurich
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Spend a day with the typical Swiss assets: Cheese & chocolate. Travel with your private tourguide - just you and your guide - to Engelberg and visit Switzerland's only cheese factory within a Monastery. The modern achitecture of the cheese factory accents the historical setting in a breathtaking manner. Create cheese under instruction and get information about the process from a professional. Enjoy cheese specialities  for lunch while you the cheese maker at work producing cheese specialities as the famous "Engelberger Klosterglocke". On the afternoon, transfer to the industrial area of Root, outside Luzern city center. With your private tourguide you visit the chocolate factory "Aeschbacher", where you get an insight view to the fine art of chocolate. Taste chocolate during the entire exhibition and finalize your day with creating your own chocolate bar.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Cheese Factory at Engelberg, Klosterhof 1, Engelberg 6390 Switzerland

You will meet your tourguide in the lobby of your hotel. Together you will make your way to the train station in Zürich. An intercity train will take you within 50 minutes to Luzern. With the "Luzern-Engelberg-Express", a local train, you will pass a lovely scenery and arrive after 40 minutes in Engelberg. A short walk of 10 minutes to the monastery will take place. At the cheesfactory, you have the chance to get more information about Switzerland's only cheese factory in a monastery. You will get an introduction on stage how the cheese will be produced.  You will take a seat in the bistro, from where you have the cheese maker in sight. You will enjoy meanwhile your lunch. For sure, we recommend a "cheese fondue" or "racelette". 

After your lunch, your tourguide will lead you back to the train station in Engelberg and your journey will continue first back to Lucerne, then on another local train within 15 minutes to the industrial area of Root. Just footsteps from the trainstation, the chocolate factory "Aeschbach" will await you. Together with your tourguide you will enter the exhibition, where you will make the experience about the fine art of chocolate production. Different information points will give you an overview and on various places you can see the live production in the company. During all the exhibition you'll keep your eyes open for hidden chocaolate, that you can taste. At the end of the exhibition, your tourguide will take you to the place, where you can create your own chocolate bar. You will decorate your chocolate with different ingredients. Once, the chocolate cooled down, the tour at the chocolate factory ends and your tourguide will lead you back to Luzern. You will board the intercity train to Züirhch, where the tour will end at the train station or in your hotel. 

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Aeschbach Chocolatier AG, Chocodromo 1, 6037 Root, Switzerland

You will meet your tourguide in the lobby of your hotel. Together you will make your way to the train station in Zürich. An intercity train will take you within 50 minutes to Luzern. With the "Luzern-Engelberg-Express", a local train, you will pass a lovely scenery and arrive after 40 minutes in Engelberg. A short walk of 10 minutes to the monastery will take place. At the cheesfactory, you have the chance to get more information about Switzerland's only cheese factory in a monastery. You will get an introduction on stage how the cheese will be produced.  You will take a seat in the bistro, from where you have the cheese maker in sight. You will enjoy meanwhile your lunch. For sure, we recommend a "cheese fondue" or "racelette". 

After your lunch, your tourguide will lead you back to the train station in Engelberg and your journey will continue first back to Lucerne, then on another local train within 15 minutes to the industrial area of Root. Just footsteps from the trainstation, the chocolate factory "Aeschbach" will await you. Together with your tourguide you will enter the exhibition, where you will make the experience about the fine art of chocolate production. Different information points will give you an overview and on various places you can see the live production in the company. During all the exhibition you'll keep your eyes open for hidden chocaolate, that you can taste. At the end of the exhibition, your tourguide will take you to the place, where you can create your own chocolate bar. You will decorate your chocolate with different ingredients. Once, the chocolate cooled down, the tour at the chocolate factory ends and your tourguide will lead you back to Luzern. You will board the intercity train to Züirhch, where the tour will end at the train station or in your hotel. 

Duration: 2 hours

Inclusions
  • all taxes, fees and handling charges
  • local and professional guide for your party only
  • all transportation fees for train to Engelberg & Root
  • your own created cheese
  • your own created chocolate bar
  • Entry/Admission - Cheese Factory at Engelberg
  • Entry/Admission - Aeschbach Chocolatier AG

Exclusions
  • food and drinks
  • personal expenses during the tour
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • a minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • children must be accompagnied by an adult
  • for wheelchair assistance - please contact us before booking
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered


Departure Time

8:30 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

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Duration

8 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

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