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Switzerland’s Top Hikes in Zermatt and the Jungfrau

Zermatt and the Matterhorn; the Jungfrau Region and the Eiger

Plan now for your coming summer vacation! Explore the two most picturesque corners of the Alps—Zermatt and the Jungfrau. Hiking in Zermatt and hiking in the Jungfrau gives you the best the Alps has to offer. Zermatt lies at the base of the Matterhorn, the most recognizable peak in the world, while the Jungfrau region is dominated by the North Face of the Eiger, one of the most spectacular and formidable mountain landscapes on earth, and the ideal spots for the perfect hiking tour in the Swiss Alps.

Breathtaking Dayhikes and Mountain Excursions

Cable ascents and cogwheel railroads will take you from the valley floor in Zermatt, Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen to breathtaking alpine settings. Invigorating dayhikes and excursions lead you past glistening lakes and underground waterfalls.

Traditional Alpine Charm with Superb Cuisine

We’ve thought of every detail to make this a perfect trip. You’ll stay in charming local inns, dine on scrumptious meals, and enjoy the services of an expert hiking guide throughout.

Is This Trip for You?

If you've always dreamed of enjoying the spectacular scenery of the Swiss Alps on adaptable dayhikes and mountain excursions (using trams and cogwheel railways for the steepest ascents), and then returning each night to a charming chalet style hotel with eiderdown comforters and jaw-dropping mountain views from your balcony then Best of the Swiss Alps is just for you.  

Overview Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive in Zurich Switzerland and train to Zermatt

Day 2 – Zermatt and the Gornergrat

Day 3 – Zermatt, Sunnegga,and the Matterhorn

Day 4 – Zermatt to Grindelwald

Day 5 – Grindelwald with a visit to Lauterbrunnen and Mürren

Day 6 – Grindelwald -Jungfraujoch excursion

Day 7 – Grindelwald - Bussalp- First Hike

Day 8 – Grindelwald morning hikes – afternoon train to Zurich

Day 9 – Depart Zurich

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Tour Price

$4,295 USD per person double occupancy

$599 single supplement

Reserve your place on this tour with a $500 per person deposit

Trip Dates

04 July 2018 - 12 July 2018

22 July 2018 - 30 July 2018

09 August 2018 - 17 August 2018

27 August 2018 - 04 September 2018

05 July 2019 - 13 July 2019

23 July 2019 - 31 July 2019

10 August 2019 - 18 August 2019

28 August 2019 - 05 September 2019

Or, book a private departure

Trip Highlights

  • Ascend snowy Jungfrau by cog railway to Europe’s highest railway station and overlooking the Alps’ longest glacier
  • Hike lush Lauterbrunnen Valley where 72 waterfalls plunge over high cliffs
  • Make artisan alpine cheese over a crackling open fire followed by hearty farm breakfast
  • Explore mountain trails around Zermatt with stunning views of the Matterhorn

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