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  • Location: Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Duration:  9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
Venture from Lucerne through the Swiss Alps to the highest point in Europe! On this unforgettable day trip with a multi-lingual guide, travel by coach through the Bernese Oberland region to Interlaken, and then take a cogwheel train ride to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jungfraujoch mountain pass. Gaze upon the Alpine wonderland from the Top of Europe building and walk through the tunnels of a glacier at the Ice Palace. This is sure to be a highlight of your Switzerland vacation!

Highlights

  • Day trip from Lucerne to the top of the breathtaking Swiss Alps
  • Venture by coach through the fairy-tale Bernese Oberland, stopping in Interlaken along the way
  • Enjoy a spectacular cogwheel train ride from Grindelwald to Jungfraujoch, one of Europe's highest peaks
  • Soak up winter wonderland views from the Sphinx Observatory and walk through the heart of a glacier in the Ice Palace
  • Your expert multilingual guide will ensure an enjoyable and memorable experience

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What You Can Expect

Swiss Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland

Take the cogwheel train to Jungfraujoch

Head to the Lucerne Tourist Information Office in the morning to board your luxury coach. Your multilingual guide — who speaks English, Spanish and German — will accompany you throughout your entire full-day journey. Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenic drive through Swiss countryside and the Bernese Oberland, a fairy-tale wonderland of white jagged Bernese Alps. The scenery is truly captivating, and it only gets better from here!

After a 1-hour drive, stop for a break in the famous town of Interlaken, situated between two lakes to form the main gateway to the region's mountains and lakes. Then, head to the nearby village of Grindelwald to board your cogwheel train for an incredible 1.5-hour ride to Jungfraujoch. Travel through the high mountain pass of Kleine Scheidegg between the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau peaks.

When you arrive at Jungfraujoch at an elevation of 11,332 feet (3,454 meters), you’ve reached one of Europe's highest railway stations! Jungfraujoch immerses you in a breathtaking Alpine wonderland.

Take the underground tunnel to the Top of Europe building and stand on the lookout point to gaze down on the snowy peaks of Aletsch Glacier. Ride the elevator to the Sphinx Observatory's terrace for more amazing panoramas, and then enter the Ice Palace to walk through the heart of a glacier; it's an unforgettable experience!

Enjoy a meal or some refreshments at one of the several restaurants at the Top of Europe (own expense). Savor your last views before boarding the train and heading back down to mountains, passing the ski resort of Wengen. Disembark in Lauterbrunnen, reboard your coach and relax on the drive back to Lucerne.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

We had a beautiful trip and a wonderful guide. It was quite overcast at the top so the views there weren't what we might have wanted, but the whole experience was well worth it. Highly recommend.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Great trip, guide was fabulous, best value for the dollar

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