Best of the Swiss Alps Hiking Trip

8 Days

 

Trip Facts

  • 2nd Class Swiss Pass
  • 3* Hotels
  • Breakfast included
  • June through September
  • Semi-guided
  • Private
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Explore the two picturesque corners of the Alps — Zermatt, the Jungfrau, the beautiful Lucerne, St. Moritz and Zurich.

Hiking in this beautifully designed itinerary gives you the best the Swiss Alps has to offer. Zermatt lies at the base of the Matterhorn, the most iconic 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.

What you’ll do

This is a sensational itinerary in the best hiking spots of Switzerland.

It is designed with you in mind for comfort and beautiful sceneries.

Highlights

  • Spectacular views over the Matterhorn
  • Semi-guided Trip with dedicated helpline
  • Luggage transfers between destination (except on the Glacier Express)
  • Meet and Greet at the Airport
  • Eco Friendly

Itinerary

Upon your arrival one of our Guides will Meet you and Greet you at the airport in Zurich and escort you to your hotel in Lucerne.

You’ll have a chance to settle into your room and meet your Guide for a briefing of 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 8:30am.

After a short ride via Train and local bus you will reach Melchsee-Frutt, a lovely Swiss Alpine village. From here you will hike in the direction of Grindelwald and your guide will explain you everything you need to know about safely hiking in Switzerland.

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. The three majestic peaks int he Bernese Alps. We will provide you a detailed map and suggestions on how to enjoy to the most the beautiful 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 some cheese.

Zermatt is surrounded by stunning scenery.

Overnight in Zermatt.

Breakfast
Day 5 :
Zermatt

In our Itinerary you will receive information on how to enjoy to the fullest your time in Zermatt.

One of our best recommendation 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.

The route takes you through the three cantons of Valais, Uri and Graubünden, and offers breathtaking and varied panoramic views. Eight hours of sheer pleasure for your eyes and your palate, too.

Expected departure at 8:52 arriving in St. Moritz at 16:38. Further details https://www.glacierexpress.ch/en/

Overnight in St. Moritz.

Breakfast

St. Moritz is a wonderful place for nature lovers.

Your guide will pick you up at the hotel at 9:00 for a wonderful journey in this lovely valley.

You will be delighted from the views over the valley and …

Breakfast

This morning you can decide if you wish to go for another hike in the region or to travel directly to Zurich.

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

Overnight in Zurich.

Breakfast
Day 9 :
Departure

Today it is your departure.

We wish you a good journey.

Breakfast

What is included and not included

Included

  • 8 Overnights in 3* Hotels including breakfast
  • Meet and Greet at the airport
  • Full Day Guided Hike from Melchsee-Frutt to Grindelwald
  • Full Day Guided Hike in St. Moritz
  • Swiss Travel Pass 8 Days in second class
  • 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

Not Included

  • Lunch
  • Dinners
  • Items for personal use
  • 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 where you might be staying:

  • Lucerne: Hotel Vierwaldsteatterhof
  • Grindelwald: Hotel Alpina
  • Zermatt: Hotel La Ginabelle
  • St. Moritz: Hotel Hauser
  • Zurich: Hotel Radisson Blue

You can send your enquiry via the form below.

Best of the Swiss Alps Hiking Trip
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