17 days in Switzerland, Tromso & Oslo Itinerary

17 days in Switzerland, Tromso & Oslo Itinerary

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17 days in Switzerland, Tromso & Oslo Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Tromso, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Oslo, Norway
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Zurich, Switzerland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
St. Moritz, Switzerland
— 1 night
train:  8​h 15​min
5
Zermatt, Switzerland
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

3
nights
Tromso, Norway

The cultural and economic hub of northern Norway, Tromso boasts a historical city center containing one of the highest concentrations of wooden houses in Europe.
Tromso is known for nightlife, wildlife, museums, zoos & aquariums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Polaria, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Tromso Domkirke, and see the interesting displays at Tromsø Museum – Universitetsmuseet.

Plan my day in Tromso using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Tromso is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Tromso, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in January, things will get colder in Tromso: highs are around -1°C and lows about -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Oslo.

Things to do in Tromso

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

The Arctic Cathedral
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Arctic Cathedral ©
The Arctic Cathedral

3
nights
Oslo, Norway

Oslo ©
Norway's capital city, Oslo boasts a thousand years of history and a diverse mix of architecture that blends old, new, and ultra-modern.
Oslo is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Fram Museum, get your game on at VRden - Ultimate Virtual Reality Experience, examine the collection at Viking Ship Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Vigeland Museum.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Oslo day trip planning website .

Getting from Tromso to Oslo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Tromso in January, you will find days in Oslo are a bit warmer (6°C), and nights are about the same (-9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Zurich.

Things to do in Oslo

Museums Historic Sites Theme Parks
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Fram Museum ©
Fram Museum
Vigeland Museum ©
Vigeland Museum
Vigelandsparken ©
Vigelandsparken

4
nights
Zurich, Switzerland

Zurich ©
The financial hub of Switzerland, Zurich is most often associated with money and banks.
Explore Zurich's surroundings by going to Lucerne (Lion Monument, Mt Pilatus, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Zurich, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town, take an in-depth tour of Landesmuseum, and admire the striking features of Fraumünster Church.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Zurich trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Oslo to Zurich takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Oslo in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Zurich, with lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to St. Moritz.

Things to do in Zurich

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lucerne
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Lake Zurich ©
Lake Zurich
Old Town ©
Old Town
Mt Pilatus ©
Mt Pilatus

1
night
St. Moritz, Switzerland

St. Moritz ©
St.
On the 26th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Muottas Muragl, take in the dramatic natural features at Morteratsch Glacier, and then get great views at Diavolezza.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the St. Moritz online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Zurich to St. Moritz in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, St. Moritz is little chillier than Zurich - with highs of 1°C and lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Zermatt.

Things to do in St. Moritz

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Morteratsch Glacier
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Morteratsch Glacier ©
Morteratsch Glacier
Muottas Muragl ©
Muottas Muragl
Diavolezza ©
Diavolezza

3
nights
Zermatt, Switzerland

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
Step out of Zermatt with an excursion to Chateau de Chillon in Veytaux--about 1h 45 min away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, take some stellar pictures from Jungfraujoch, look for gifts at Lindt Chocolate Shop Zermatt, and appreciate the history behind Bergfuhrerdenkmal.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zermatt journey planner.

Traveling by train from St. Moritz to Zermatt takes 8.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Zermatt

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trips

Grindelwald-Wengen-Murren-Lauterbrunnen, Chateau de Chillon
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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Gornergrat ©
Gornergrat
Jungfraujoch ©
Jungfraujoch

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