Explore the Alpine village of Zermatt, learn about local mountaineering history.
What you'll do
Begin with pickup at your local hotel or the Zermatt railway station, then start a short walking tour through the picture-perfect town of Zermatt.
Ride the famous Gornergrat cog wheel train up to the best viewpoint of the Matterhorn. And enjoy sweeping views of the Alpine scenery during the 35-minute ride
If you wish you can hike down to the Riffelsee to take fantastic pictures of the Matterhorn.
You’ll have time to relax on the summit and learn about the surrounding landmarks, including the Monte Rosa Hut: originally a simple, stone structure for mountaineers, the new hut is ultra-modern and super efficient, with solar power and gleaming aluminum cladding.
Descend the cog railway back into Zermatt. This tour concludes with drop-off at your hotel or the Zermatt train station.