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Peaks of the world

Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe
Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe
The name says it all. From Zermatt with Europe's highest open-air coghweel railway to the Gornergrat and from Interlaken to the Jungfraujoch, the highest railway station in Europe. Impressive views guaranteed.
Duration: 5 days / 4 nights

Breathe in the fresh mountain air and experience the most famous mountain peaks in Switzerland. On this trip you will stop in Interlaken, the heart of the Bernese Oberland and visit the Jungfraujoch with the highest railway station in the world. You will be honored with an incredibly fascinating view.

Zermatt, the charming and car-free mountain village in the Valais at the foot of the Matterhorn, delights its guests all year round. A variety of excursion, hiking and sports possibilities guarantee a unique holiday experience.

Price per person from CHF 920.–

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Highlights

  • Jungfraujoch Top of Europe, the highest railway station in Euope is located at 3454 m
  • Gornergrat, Europe's highest open-air cogwheel railway
  • Interlaken, the adrenalin metropolis of Switzerland and gateway to many excurions
  • Zermatt, the world-famous car-free holiday resort at the foot of the pyramid-shaped Matterhorn
© Zermatt Tourismus  Kurt Müller Gornergrat © Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn/swiss-image.ch/Toni Mohr Famous Chapel Bridge and Mount Pilatus summit

Travel details

Itinerary
1st day: Arrival in Interlaken
Arrival in Interlaken by train 2nd class from the Swiss border or airport. Overnight in Interlaken.

2nd day: Interlaken to Jungfraujoch (4h)
Breakfast at the hotel. Excursion up to the Jungfraujoch Top of Europe. The Jungfrau Railway takes you to the Jungfraujoch – at 3454 m/11’333 ft the highest railway station in Europe. Breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier, the longest glacier in the Alps. Overnight in Interlaken.

3rd day: Interlaken to Zermatt (2h30)
Breakfast at the hotel. Travel through the wonderful Bernese Oberland to the Valais. Either via the Lötschberg base tunnel directly to Visp and further to Zermatt. Or by the RegioExpress Lötschberger – the train with big windows taking the Lötschberg mountain route, passing the imposing Kander Viaduct, the helical tunnel around the Felsenburg and the descent to Brig with the imposing view of the Rhone Valley and continue your journey to Zermatt. Zermatt, at the foot of the Matterhorn is a world without cars. Electric-cars and horse-drawn sleighs are the only transport allowed. It’s the perfect Alpine resort for rest and relaxation. Overnight in Zermatt.

4th day: Zermatt to Gornergrat (1h20)
Breakfast at the hotel. Today you go on an excursion by cogwheel railway up to the Gornergrat where you will have a superb panoramic view of the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc and other snow-capped peaks rising to above 4000 m. Overnight in Zermatt.

5th day: Departure from Zermatt
Breakfast at the hotel. Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay in Switzerland at your own request.

This tour can also be booked in the opposite direction.

Excursions

Free public transport – Interlaken
Free public transport – Interlaken

From your first overnight in a hotel in Interlaken you will receive a guest card. This card allows you to benefit from many advantages and discounts in the entire region. Take advantage of free public transport or a discounted ride on the mountain railway to one of the impressive mountain peaks and enjoy the breathtaking view. With the guest card you can experience a wide range of unforgettable activities and special offers. » When: daily.


 
Gornergrat – Zermatt
Gornergrat – Zermatt

From Zermatt Europe's highest open-air cogwheel railway takes you up to the Gornergrat. The train crosses impressive bridges, galleries and tunnels. On the summit you will have a superb panoramic view of the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc and other snow-capped peaks rising to above 4000 m. » When: 1.4.20-1.4.21 according to timtable. Duration: half day.


Price per person from CHF 40.–
 
Rothorn – Zermatt
Rothorn – Zermatt

The view from the Rothorn (3,103 m) showcases the highest peaks of the Valais Alps. The cable car carries visitors to the summit of the Rothorn – or to be precise, the Unterrothorn. You can see the Matterhorn from its most photogenic side. From Zermatt you take the underground funicular to Sunegga and continue with aerial cableways and cable car to Rothorn. » When: End of June to October 2020. Duration: 3 hours.


Price per person from CHF 35.–
 

Travel dates

Travel dates:
Peaks of the World
1.4.2020–1.4.2021

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