Tour code: 3885JUNG_ZRH

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Book and travel by October 31, 2016 and receive a free 2-hour Zurich Highlights Tour (10am 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.

Highlights

  • 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

Gregory N

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Wow this is such an amazing tour, it truly takes you to the top of Europe. Be careful though if you are looking for much of a guide, as there is little of that.

Ramona F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Breathtaking place! The route is wonderful and the destination is lush beautiful. This trip is worthy each second. Simply wonderful!!

Ruth M S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Beautiful landscapes!!

Vardaan K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

It was very good.

magwheel7 United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Were fortunate to have a clear weather day. Had beautiful views on the way up and most of the way down. When we were all tired ran into rain getting back to Zurich. Guide was informative and knowledgeable during the tour. Was the highlight of our Vacation. If you have the time put it in your plans.

Paulus Maria J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

verry good tour, and tour leader is friendly.Success tour for me.

Claire

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Love it! Amazing experience. 100 recommended!

Frederick M S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

What a great tour! The reviews were right... good thing since it was on the expensive side for me. This is one of the best attractions. We went mid February. We were very lucky to have sunny weather for the day. A foggy day would be a waste. The ride starts from the bus station in Zurich and heads to Interlaken via Lucerne. Peter was an excellent guide. He is a Swiss local, so he imparted his knowledge of the culture and sights.The best part was the scenic train up to Jungfrau and back down. The windows on the train lower for excellent picture taking. The chocolate shop at the top is surprisingly reasonably priced. This journey is a must for a trip to the Alps.

Amanda D Australia

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

A long day but we had perfect weather and the scenery on the drive there at at the top was outstanding

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.

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