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 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. The ideal spots for the perfect hiking tour in the Swiss Alps.
Breathtaking Day Hikes 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 day hikes 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 this tour.
Is This Trip for You?
If you've always dreamed of enjoying the spectacular scenery of the Swiss Alps, on adaptable day hikes 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.
Day 1 – Arrive Zurich - 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 - Alpine Farm Cheesemaking - Hike from Bussalp to Bachalpsee
Day 7 – Grindelwald - Jungfraujoch excursion
Day 8 – Grindelwald morning hikes – Afternoon train to Zurich
Day 9 – Depart Zurich
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