Best of the Swiss Alps: Private Hiking Trip

8 Days

 

  • Private
  • 3* Hotels
  • Trains
  • Breakfast included
  • June through September
  • Semi-guided
  • Hiking
  • Yes
  • English
 

Best of the Swiss Alps Hiking Trip: Discover the iconic natural landmarks of Switzerland

Spend your summer vacation in Europe surrounded by unspoiled nature. Join us on an all-inclusive trip to Switzerland, where you’ll explore the mountain regions of this small alpine country. Embark on a semi-guided hiking experience through the stunning Swiss Alps, exploring two breathtaking corners of the region. Our hikes are suitable for all hikers, from beginners to advanced. 

This is a private trip, so you are free to decide how you want to divide your time between hiking, other attractions, wellness, and relax. We are happy to assist you in arranging the logistics.

We collaborate with experienced local English-speaking guides to provide you with full cultural immersion. 

With our Best Of The Swiss Alps Hiking Trip, you can be sure to tick off:

  • The best hiking spots in Switzerland
  • Hidden gems and off-the-beaten-path locations
  • Culinary treasures of the Alpine regions

We want to provide you with the most authentic Swiss alpine experience, filled with breathtaking alpine vistas, hearty local food, and peace of mind coming from contact with nature.

What you'll do

This itinerary includes visits to Zermatt, the base of the iconic Matterhorn peak, the Jungfrau region dominated by the North Face of the Eiger, the charming town of Lucerne, the upscale resort town of St. Moritz, and the vibrant city of Zurich.

Highlights

  • Meet & Greet at the Airport
  • Breathtaking landscapes over the Matterhorn and other famous peaks
  • Exploring hidden treasures of the Swiss Alps
  • Assistance of local English-speaking hiking guides
  • Luggage transfers between destination (except on the Glacier Express)
  • Eco-friendly, with a focus on sustainability and responsible tourism practices
  • Dedicated helpline from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Itinerary

Upon your arrival at the Zurich Airport, our local guide will meet you at the airport in Zurich and escort you to your hotel in Lucerne.

After check-in you’ll have a chance to settle into your room, then you’ll meet your guide for a briefing on the tour.

After the briefing, enjoy a one-hour walking tour of the city of Lucerne.

Overnight in Lucerne.

Breakfast

Today, your guide will pick you up at the hotel at 8:30 a.m.

After a short train and local bus ride, you will reach Melchsee-Frutt, a lovely Swiss Alpine village. From here, you will hike in the direction of Grindelwald.

Your guide will be happy to tell you more about the history of the region, and the Swiss culture. The can also suggest places to eat in Grindelwald and its surroundings.

You will reach Grindelwald in the afternoon.

Overnight in Grindelwald.

Breakfast

Today, you can hike in the beautiful region of the Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau by yourself. We will provide you with a detailed map and suggestions on how to enjoy this wonderful area.

Overnight in Grindelwald

Breakfast

Travel comfortably via train to Zermatt while we take care of your luggage.

Enjoy the views from the train, and if you wish, you can stop in Interlaken for a stroll or in Gruyere to taste the famous cheese.

Overnight in Zermatt.

Breakfast
Day 5 :
Zermatt

Enjoy your stay in Zermatt. We will provide you with a detailed list of available hiking trails you can explore independently.

One of our best recommendations is to ride the Gornergrat Cog Wheel train for amazing views over the Matterhorn.

Overnight in Zermatt.

Breakfast

Today you’ll enjoy one of the most magnificent train Rides in the world: the legendary Glacier Express.

We suggest departure from Zermatt at 8:52 a.m., arriving in St. Moritz at 16:38. Further details here.

Overnight in St. Moritz.

Breakfast

Today, you will enjoy a second guided hike of your trip. Your guide will pick you up at the hotel at 9:00 a.m. and quickly brief you on the plan of the day.

St. Moritz is a wonderful place for nature lovers. The picturesque valleys, crystal-clear lakes, and snow-capped mountains will take your breath away.

Overnight in St. Moritz.

Breakfast

Today you can decide whether you’d like to do another hike in the morning or enjoy other activities in St. Moritz, or travel back to Zurich.

With your Swiss Pass, you can freely choose your train connections.

We will be happy to suggest you places to visit and things to do.

Overnight in Zurich.

Breakfast
Day 9 :
Departure

Today marks the day of your departure.

We wish you a safe and pleasant journey ahead.

If you enjoyed your trip, please remember to leave us a review.

Thank you for traveling in Switzerland with My-Mountains!

Breakfast

What is included and not included

Included

  • 8 Overnights in 3* hotels including breakfast
  • Meet & Greet at the airport
  • Full Day Guided Hike from Lucerne to Grindelwald
  • Full Day Guided Hike in St. Moritz
  • Second class Swiss Travel Pass for 8 days
  • Glacier Express Reservation
  • Luggage Transfers from Lucerne to Grindelwald, from Grindelwald to Zermatt and from St. Moritz to Zurich
  • Detailed itinerary sent you 30 days before your arrival
  • Hiking maps
  • Dedicated help line available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Not Included

  • Lunches
  • Dinners
  • Personal items
  • Cable Cars (with Swiss Pass you get up to 50% discount)

Where you’ll stay

You’ll stay at accommodations hand-picked by our team of local experts.

Each property is carefully selected and located in a safe, convenient area. You’ll receive your exact accommodations 30 days before your trip departs.

These are some examples of where you might be staying:

What You Need To Bring

Hiking boots with a good grip
Waterproof jacket
Fleece jacket
Activewear to layer
Backpack
Water bottle

Meeting Point

Upon your arrival our guide will meet you at the airport in Zurich and escort you to your hotel in Lucerne.

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Best of the Swiss Alps: Private Hiking Trip
From CHF3,595
/ Adult

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