It's a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don't keep your feet, there's no knowing where you might be swept off to. - J.R.R. Tolkien


After arrival in Zurich (or Geneva), we will provide you with a train ticket to get to Lauterbrunnen. The group will meet on the first day at 3pm in the Hotel Lobby for an afternoon excursion. 


After a final breakfast in the Hotel, we again provide you with a train ticket back to the airport or any Swiss city for onward travel.

Pre- and Post-Tour Travel

Our Alps experts and Certified Switzerland Specialists are happy to assist with your pre- and post-tour travel arrangements. Simply call or email us your plans and we can work out the details to make the best of your vacation experience. Consider an Alpenwild Getaway, a short-stay, self-guided option that’s easily combined with your tour plans.


You will stay in carefully chosen inns, or small 3 and 4 star hotels, that capture the authentic charm of the Alps. 


The hallmark of an Alpenwild trip is our exceptional dining, including buffet breakfasts & many dinner options. Lunches are not included, but options will be provided. Alcoholic beverages & related gratuities are not included.


The services of a Certified Switzerland Specialist trip leader, all accommodations, meals as shown (B=breakfast and D=dinner), Swiss rail, all ground transportation including trams and mountain railways, admissions and luggage transfers.

Not Included

Beverages (beer, wine) with meals, items of a personal nature (laundry, phone calls, room service).