5 star rating: Highly Recommended 748 Reviews

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  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Duration:  11.5 hours

On this unforgettable journey through the Swiss Alps from Zurich to the Top of Europe, you’ll travel by coach and cogwheel train to the railway station at Jungfraujoch. After traveling through Bernese Oberland and the stunning Jungfrau region, arrive at the highest railway station in Europe, standing at 11,333 feet (3,454 meters), where a literally breathtaking panorama of snowcapped mountains awaits you.

Highlights

  • Full-day trip from Zurich to Jungfraujoch, known as the Top of Europe
  • Enjoy a scenic drive through Switzerland's magnificent Bernese Oberland
  • Ride a cogwheel railway through the Swiss Alps from Lauterbrunnen to Jungfraujoch
  • Take in a jaw-dropping Alpine panorama from Europe's highest railway station
  • Immerse yourself in a world of eternal snow and ice
  • Walk through the heart of a glacier at the Ice Palace

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Switzerland at its best! Riding the cogwheel train up to Europe's highest railway station is an unforgettable experience, and once you get there, the views of the Alps and the glaciers will take your breath away.

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What You Can Expect

Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe Day Trip from Zurich

Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

The journey begins at the central Zurich bus terminal for the two-hour drive to Lauterbrunnen, passing through beautiful Bernese Oberland and the magnificent Jungfrau region.

Climb aboard a cogwheel train, and wind your way up into the Alps on the Kleine Schneidegg Pass. On the switch-backing ascent, savor the alpine mountain scenery as it opens up before you. Finally, upon reaching the station at Jungrfraujoch at 11,333 feet (3,454 meters), not only are you standing atop Europe’s highest train station, but a panorama of snowcapped peaks and glaciers is right at your feet.

At the Ice Palace, walk inside an alpine glacier and experience the blue-tinted hue. At Sphinx Observatory, gaze out over the Aletsch Glacier—the longest glacier in Europe. Before the train back down the mountain, grab a drink or bite to eat while staring out at the view, where snowcapped peaks of Italy and France rise on the distant horizon.

At the end of the journey, the cogwheel train departs from Jungfraujoch for the ride back down to Lauterbrunnen, where a coach awaits for the journey back to the central bus terminal in Zurich.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Fantastic,a must see for allvisitors to Switzerland 10 out of 10

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excellent trip. Guide terrific. Well worth the money.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We had an amazing experience... Made MUCH more fun with Kid!!! Wow it was wonderful scenery but Kid was able to help us navigate the insane crowds with ease...
Thank you for such an enjoyable trip!!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excellent tour guidekid would have loved a little more time up the mountain

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Kid our tour guide was awesome and funny! def worth to visit Jungfrauhoch and be entertained by Kid

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5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Fantastic trip....we had a partly sunny day and it was beautiful. Amazing views of the Swiss towns on the side of the mountains as we took the train up the mountain.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

if anyone goes to Zurich and doesn't take this tour they are missing out on a trip of a lifetime. Tour guide Peter Steinman was exceptional and Armando, our driver, was great.
Only comment is that you should say that the traveler should check in at the local tour office. We wandered for a bit until we saw a small Viator sign on the window.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Excellent tour! Highly Recommended for everyone who wishes to travel to Jungfraujoch. The tour guide kid was very knowledgable and best tour guide you can expect. The location also is absolutely breathtaking. While on way to Jungraujoch, your bus will have a stopover at Interlaken, which is simply heaven on Earth.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Tour was absolutely fantastic. We were absolutely blessed with the weather, visibility was incredible. One of the highlights of this tour was our guide, Kid. The way he organised photos on the trains and in in the snow was fantastic. Come to Zurich, make this tour a must.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed our tour! Tour guide was amazing and ensured the day was enjoyed by all on the tour. Scenery was simply stunning. Highly recommended!!

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