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  • Location:Zurich, Switzerland
  • Duration:12 hours (approx.)

Swiss Alps Day Trip from Zurich: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland

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Book and travel by March 31, 2016 and receive a free 2-hour Zurich Highlights Tour (Monday - Friday, 1pm departure only)

Ascend to one of Europe’s highest peaks on a full-day trip to the magnificent mountain region of Jungfrau from Zurich. With a knowledgeable guide, travel by luxury coach through the scenic splendor of the Bernese Oberland region, and then board a cogwheel train in the charming village of Grindelwald. Ascend the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jungfraujoch mountain pass and absorb sweeping vistas of a sprawling Alpine wonderland from the vertiginous vantage point of the Sphinx Observatory. Explore the enchanting depths of an Ice Palace and capture fabulous photographs of the breath-taking landscape during your tour. 


  • Day trip from Zurich to the top of the breathtaking Swiss Alps
  • Travel through the Bernese Oberland and stop in the famous town of Interlaken
  • Ride the cogwheel train from Grindelwald to Jungfraujoch, one of the highest points in Europe
  • Immerse yourself in a winter wonderland as you enjoy views from the Sphinx Observatory and explore the Ice Palace
  • Learn all about the region from your multilingual guide

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What You Can Expect

Swiss Alps Day Trip from Zurich: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland

Take the cogwheel train to Jungfraujoch

Greet your guide in a central Zurich location and climb aboard a comfortable coach destined for Grindelwald. Receive a fascinating introduction to the Bernese Oberland region as you travel through the beautiful countryside and then refresh with a hot beverage (own expense) during a brief interlude in Interlaken. 

Travel onward to Grindelwald to board the cogwheel train headed to one of Europe’s highest points. Marvel at dramatic mountain scenery during the 1.5-hour ride up the UNESCO-listed Jungfraujoch mountain pass, and scour the horizon for the jagged peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. 

On arrival at the 11,332-foot (3,454-meter) summit, gaze at mind blowing views of the Alpine wonderland below, and then ascend to the Sphinx Observatory for even more magnificent panoramas. Try to spot the craggy peak of the Aletsch Glacier, Europe’s longest glacier, and then explore the frozen tunnels of the Ice Palace during an enchanting guided tour. 

Opt to enjoy a fulfilling meal at one of the many rustic restaurants at the summit (own expense) and then re-board the train for the journey to Lauterbrunnen, where your coach awaits. Relax during the journey back to Zurich, where the tour concludes. 

Customer Reviews

Nicole L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended February 2016

This tour was amazing and super well organized - my tour guide Marcel was fantastic and very motivated. I was blessed with outstanding weather, however, have heard that makes all the difference in the world. This tour is definitely worth the money and get to see a lot of Switzerland.

Patricia M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

This was an excellent tour with a great guide. It would not have been possible to do everything we did without this tour as it was well organised and even though we were late leaving Zurich we still did everything we expected and more. The hour in Interlaken was great but the two hours at the top of the mountain was even better. We had fantastic weather clear and even though cold being December was just perfect with minimal wind. One of the best tours I have done through viator.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

it was great experience and very recommended

Daniel E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Superb. Actually had a problem at my hotel that morning and missed the bus- so they put me on another bus, and I met my tour in Interlaken. Completely accommodating and a profound experience.

Lorie S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

The weather was perfect with bright sunshine, tour was very organized. Enjoyed it.

Mary A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

great tour with a wonderful tour guide

vijay c

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Our Tour Guide Peter was awesome. Very Knowledgeable and entertaining.

Jingwen Cindy Y

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great tour to see Mount Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland in a day. Unfortunately, we had a rainy, cold and windy day but the overall experience was good. We enjoyed it!

Linda P USA

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

Great trip, just be aware that the air is thinner.. Dress warm

Eric H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

The visit to Jungfraujoch was spectacular. Epic scenery and a bluebird day. Great to see some of the Swiss countryside. Our bus had a mechanical issue however our guide was on it and a new bus was sent to us within a half an hour. Great scenery, only place like it in the world. Best excursion you can do out of Zurich.

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