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Adventure Boutique 'Swiss Rejuvenation': 2016, 8 Nights

Swiss Rejuvenation

Swiss Rejuvenation

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Itinerary Description

This journey to the Swiss town of St. Moritz combines beautiful alpine scenery and the region’s renowned health benefits, including the iron-rich therapeutic springs and reviving fresh alpine air, whilst there are plenty of opportunities to relax in spas or enjoy the outdoors along hiking and climbing trails.

Health Benefits Of The St. Moritz Region
Research suggests that altitude causes changes in cellular metabolism, activation of the central nervous system and peripheral pathways. As a result, staying at altitude for just a short period of time can have a positive effect on long-term health and maintenance of weight loss. Meanwhile, the fresh alpine air, increase in red blood cell production and spa treatments enables your body to cleanse itself of harmful toxins. You will have the opportunity to visit The MTZ Medical Therapy Centre and experience a spa treatment that incorporates the most advanced medical technologies with the properties of millennium-old traditions. In addition, the world-renowned spring water in St. Moritz is from the highest-altitude therapeutic springs in Switzerland and is used in many spa treatments in the area.

Destination

Accommodation

Stay

Fly to Switzerland

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Transfer to St Moritz

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Once you arrive in Zurich you will transfer, by private car, to St Moritz. This journey will allow you to sit back and take in the spectacular alpine scenery, including snow-capped peaks, vast vibrant flora and fresh mountain lakes.

St Moritz

1 night

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Arrive in St Moritz and check-in to your hotel where you can relax and you will receive a briefing about the week ahead from your Expedition Leader.

Dinner is included. 

Muottas Muragl

2 nights

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After breakfast, you’ll board the funicular railway that connects St Moritz (1,856m) to the summit Corviglia (2,486m) for a breathtaking ride that is renowned throughout the world for its panoramic alpine views that are hallmarked by green forests, blue lakes and frozen mountain caps. Afterwards you’ll check-in to your hotel, located at 2,456m with one of the most beautiful vantage points in the Engadin St. Moritz region. Rest, acclimatise and enjoy the evening peering over St. Moritz from the mountains.

The next day, after breakfast you’ll take a walk around the area, along a trail selected to suit both your walking ability and the time of year that you are visiting. The Muottas Muragl Climate Trail offers a stunning view of the Bernina massif, one of the highest mountain ranges in the Alps, covered with many glaciers. The trail also has information boards that explain the effect that climate change is having on the beautiful surrounding landscape. In the evening, unwind at your hotel enjoying fine food and drink.
 
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Diavolezza

3 nights

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The next day, you’ll make your way back down to St Moritz, via the funicular railway, where you will visit the MTZ Medical Therapy Centre Spa, where the doctors combine the most advanced medical technologies with the properties of millennium-old traditions. Treatments range from warm stone therapies and mud baths, to vitamin and protein hot body wraps, and you will have the opportunity to experience one for yourself. Afterwards, you will travel via cable car − enjoying views of hanging glaciers, walls of ice and snowy white peaks as you go − to your next hotel, at 3,000m, for three nights in Diavolezza.

The area that surrounds Diavolezza offers activity options including hiking trails and in the summer, hikes from Diavolezza to Munt Pers, or the glacial hike from Diavolezza to Morteratsch, are particularly enjoyable. Hikers are rewarded with the option of enjoying a barbecue at 3,066m on Sass Queder − Europe's highest barbecue area. In the evenings, why not relax in the hotel's outdoor Jacuzzi? Located on the sun terrace, allow the warm bubbles, crisp mountain air and unrestricted panoramic views of the Bernina massif and Piz Palü, melt any cares away. If you’re feeling adventurous there is also the possible option of climbing a Via Ferreta; originally designed for soldiers in the first and second world war to carry supplies to their allies across the Alps.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

St Moritz

2 nights

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After breakfast you’ll travel by cable car back down to St Moritz where you will enjoy another spa treatment at the MTZ Medical Therapy Centre Spa. Afterwards, you’ll check-in to your hotel in St Moritz for your final two nights. Finish the day dining in one of St Moritz’ world-renowned restaurants to celebrate your accomplishments over the past week.

The next day gives you the chance to explore St Moritz at your leisure. Perhaps visit one of the rich mineral springs, such as St-Moritz Bader, or the Segantini Museum, which is dedicated to the Artist Giovanni Segantini. The surrounding area of St Moritz offers gentle walks with spectacular scenery, while nearby is an open-air swimming pool, for a particularly memorable swim.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included.

Flight home

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After breakfast the next day, you’ll make your way back to Zurich and fly home.

Questions & Answers

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Will I require any spending money?
Throughout the experience, you won’t need much spending money as the trip is comprehensively covered in the initial cost. You may require money for the very occasional meal not shown on the schedule and any alcoholic drinks. In St Moritz you will have the opportunity to explore at leisure, so you may want extra money for this part of the trip.

What clothing/equipment do I need?
The expedition team will give you a full comprehensive kit list when you sign up and be on-hand if you have any questions before the expedition.

Do I need special insurance?
You probably won't need any special type of travel insurance for this trip, but do check with your provider and ensure that you are covered for hiking up to 3,500m above sea level.

Is there a minimum and maximum age for this expedition?
The minimum age is 16 years old accompanied by a legal guardian or 18 years old otherwise. As long as you are in good health and fitness, there is no maximum age limit.

Best time to travel


St. Moritz can be visited all year round, however this particular trip is best during the summer period (June through to October), as this warmer climate is better for outdoor activities.

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