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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 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.  

Overview Itinerary

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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Tour Price

$4,695 USD per person double occupancy

$599 single supplement

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

Trip Dates

09 July 2021 - 17 July 2021

23 July 2021 - 31 July 2021

13 August 2021 - 21 August 2021

27 August 2021 - 04 September 2021

08 July 2022 - 16 July 2022

22 July 2022 - 30 July 2022

12 August 2022 - 20 August 2022

19 August 2022 - 27 August 2022

26 August 2022 - 03 September 2022

Or, book a private departure

Trip Highlights

  • Ascend snowy Jungfrau by cog railway to Europe’s highest railway station overlooking the Alps’ longest glacier
  • Hike lush Lauterbrunnen Valley where 72 waterfalls plunge over high cliffs
  • Explore mountain trails around Zermatt with stunning views of the Matterhorn

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