Tour code: 2460JUNG
Board a cogwheel train to the UNESCO-listed Jungfraujoch, known as the Top of Europe, on this day trip from Zurich to the spectacular Swiss Alps. After a scenic coach journey through the Bernese Oberland, ride up to Europe's highest railway station, located 11,333 feet (3,454 meters) above sea level. From the Sphinx Observatory, look out over Aletsch Glacier and past the snow-capped Alpine peaks toward France and Italy.

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
  • Walk through the heart of a glacier at the Ice Palace

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What You Can Expect

Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe Day Trip from Zurich

Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

Start your 11.5-hour day trip from the bus terminal in central Zurich and depart by coach for the scenic 2-hour journey south. Travel among the towering peaks of Switzerland's Bernese Oberland to Lauterbrunnen, where a cogwheel train carries you up to Europe’s highest-altitude train station, situated in a UNESCO-listed Alpine wilderness.

The 50-minute train ride winds through the Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass in the Burnese Alps. Upon arrival at Jungfraujoch, situated at an elevation of 11,333 feet, disembark at the Top of Europe and head to the Alpine Sensation — a round-tour subway opened to mark the centenary of the Jungfrau Railway. 

Head to the Ice Palace for a glacier walk and stop at the Sphinx Observatory for sweeping views of Europe's longest glacier: Aletsch Glacier. From viewing platforms, enjoy a 360-degree panorama of this winter wonderland draped in a breathtaking display of ice and snow. On a clear day, look beyond to the mountain peaks of neighboring Italy and France. 

If you wish, purchase a snack or warm drink at the on-site restaurant (own expense) before the return cogwheel train ride down to Lauterbrunnen, where your coach awaits. Relax on the 1-hour drive back to Zurich, arriving at the bus terminal in the evening.

Customer Reviews

Gilza G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

It was a wonderful surprise! The highlight of the trip! Well organized and breathtaking

Mish

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

This was so amazing!! We were lucky to have perfect weather, but we were even luckier to have the best tour guide ever! Kid was working non-stop to make sure that everyone had a good time. He was taking and sharing the most amazing pictures for us and of us!. His jokes were the highlight of the tour. It made the whole trip full of great memories. I would highly recommend this tour to everyone visiting Switzerland. It was 100 perfect!!

nkknlch.misc

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Enjoyed ourselves! Our guide Kit is the best! Scenery was spectacular.

sociodoc .

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great tour. A bit expensive, but worth it. Tour guide was quite a character...

Sally C Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Strongly recommended!! Great experience to the top of the mountain where all the snow caps were! It looks beautful and cold -15 degree.
Our tour guide, Kid, was extremely informative and helpful. he always offered to help us taking photos as well as telling us where is the best spot for photos.
However, I got mountain sickness towards the end of the tour. the tour guide was experience enough to know i was unwell before telling him. He taught me a few ways to get myself feels better.
Also there were lots of different tour groups and people so it was quite packed.

Sanjay S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Great

Yehidaah S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Excellent experience being on the top of Europe. The guide was awesome and carefully and skilfully guided the group giving us interesting nuggets of information along the way.
Walking through the heart of a glacier in the Ice palace was an additional treat in addition to scenic views at Jungfraujoch.

Vignesh R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Awesome trip.. The place is amazing and a must visit in my opinion..

Hardeep

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

The tour was amazing!l and guide was really good too. However, I felt was if we were rushed once at the top of Europe. I wish we could have left 1 hour earlier and had 1 more hour at the top. Overall, trip was very good.

Aryana A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Loved it

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