Switzerland is the magical land of the world’s most fascinating top tourist attractions. Without any doubt, Switzerland is the perfect honeymoon destination for all the newlywed couples out there. The beauty of this country will make you fall in love with it, for sure. Leaving right after your wedding for your honeymoon requires that you should have everything under control. Planning a honeymoon abroad can be tricky and complicated at first, here is a detailed guide for you on how to plan a perfect honeymoon to Switzerland from Chennai.
Here are the 5 simple steps to plan a perfect honeymoon to Switzerland from Chennai:
- Do some research and plan your itinerary
- Apply for the Schengen Visa 75 to 90 days before your planned travel date.
- Book Air tickets as soon as Visa is approved
- Finalize Your Itinerary
- Book Accommodations
- Buy Swiss Travel Pass
- Pack your Bags for Cold Weather
- Download the Mobile Apps
Continue reading this article where I will explain each of the steps in detail.
Do some research and plan your itinerary
Before planning your itinerary, do some extensive research online for honeymoon packages for Switzerland. You can find millions of honeymoon packages and offers of every sort. You can choose or customize a honeymoon package according to your own feasibility. Planning an itinerary involves 5 major steps.
Sum up your number of days
The first step is that you finalize your number of days you want to spend on your honeymoon in Switzerland. It is a very important step you must not skip because the number of days, as well as the corresponding dates, are to be mentioned in the documents filed for visa application.
Note: once you finalize your dedicated days and dates, you can not change it later.
Decide your budget
Plan your budget ahead of your trip to avoid any financial issues during your honeymoon. You can decide on a honeymoon package that suits your budget. You can also customize your package if you want to.
Places to visit
Make a road map so that you can visit every place of your bucket-list. This little working before the booking will save you from the fuss later. This way you can also book your hotels accordingly.
Specify Airline company
Select the airline company you wish to travel with. Book your tickets in advance to avoid last-minute booking hoo-has.
Mode of transportation inside Switzerland
This is another important thing to plan for your trip as it can affect your budget later. You can travel by car and in many places by train. The choice is yours!
Apply for a Schengen Visa
For your honeymoon in Switzerland, you must apply for a Schengen Visa and more specifically a tourist visa. The visa process is relatively easy and the chances of via acceptance are high. For more information and guidance, you can apply for the visa through
If you wish to apply for your visa independently, you can go for this option as well. However, it is suggested that you apply through a travel company.
Book Air tickets as soon as Visa is approved
When your visa application is approved, the first thing to do is to confirm your bookings. Book your air tickets in advance. You can also book your return ticket at the same time. This will save you some money as well. From Chennai, you can book your flights to land at the top airports in Switzerland which are: one in Geneva and the other in Zurich. You can choose either of the airports depending on which one is closer to your itinerary starting destination.
Tip: you cannot alter your trip dates once the visa is stamped. Have your bookings for the same dates. However, you can change your itinerary between the fixed dates, once you are in Switzerland.
Finalize Your Itinerary
Here is the most important and exciting step in planning a honeymoon trip. You will decide all the cities, towns or resorts you are thinking of. Look for the most romantic destination online and choose from it. Here are some of the places we suggest that are worth visiting:
- Berner Oberland Region
- St. Moritz
After finalizing your itinerary, now is the time to book your accommodations. It is always preferred that you should book your hotels in advance so that all the arrangements must be done prior to your arrival. You can find a range of hotels and resorts with many discounted and reasonable packages.
Swiss Travel Pass
Swiss Travel Pass is one of the most needed things whenever you visit Switzerland. Traveling with Switzerland is mainly done via trains. The Swiss travel pass makes it easier for you to travel across your favorite destinations and exploring the scenery of Switzerland through a train journey. You can book your Swiss travel pass according to your itinerary and the number of days you will be spending in Switzerland. Following are some of the appropriate travel pass options
- 3 Day Travel Pass
- 4 Day Travel Pass
- 8 Day Travel Pass
- 15 Day Travel Pass
Prepare your Bags for Cold Weather
The weather in Switzerland is very much pleasant yet highly unpredictable. The weather remains extremely cold during the months of November to April. If you are planning your honeymoon trip from Chennai to Switzerland, you will definitely need to pack the best of your warm clothes. Keep a good amount of clothes with yourself as the weather is freezing out there. If you are planning for a hike or camping, back your bags accordingly. Keep all your necessary documents with yourself. Pack basic safety-kit tools and medicines.
Download the Mobile Apps
Following these mobile apps will assist you during your journey to Switzerland:
SBB Mobile App – Public Transport Timetable Planning
Download this app to keep a track of your expected train timings. You can spend and manage your time accordingly your transport timetable.
Meteoblue – Accurate Weather forecast app
The weather in Switzerland is highly unpredictable. This mobile app will notify you about the weather conditions of your current location from time to time.
As you are not familiar with the locations of Switzerland, Google maps will assist you in finding your best possible routes to your desired destinations.
Still, if you need any help in planning your honeymoon to Switzerland from Chennai, our travel agents are available for you 24/7 to guide you according to your needs.