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Zermatt & Matterhorn area private one day tour from Zurich

Zürich, Switzerland
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At a Glance

10 to 12 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 2 more
Swap the sights of Zurich for the mountains of Zermatt, and spend a day exploring with your own personal guide. Cutting out any hassle with train timetables and logistics, you’ll travel with a guide at... More
Swap the sights of Zurich for the mountains of Zermatt, and spend a day exploring with your own personal guide. Cutting out any hassle with train timetables and logistics, you’ll travel with a guide at your side, learning about the Swiss Alps as you go. Hear tales of the first Matterhorn ascent, then head up the Gornergrat cogwheel railway to discover sweeping high-altitude views. Entry to the Zermatt Matterhorn Museum is also included.

Highlights

  • Book a mountain day out just for your sole group of family and friends
  • Enjoy a relaxing journey as you travel with a guide and prebooked transport
  • Find the best vantage points for Matterhorn photos from the Gornergrat
  • Learn about Zermatt and the legendary Matterhorn ascents as you travel

What To Expect

Itinerary
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Stop At: Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, Zermatt 3920 Switzerland

You will start the tour by meeting your tourguide at your hotel and make your way
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, Zermatt 3920 Switzerland

You will start the tour by meeting your tourguide at your hotel and make your way to the trainstatin in Zürich. From there, an intercity train takes you within two hours to south-Switzerland, where you change onto the Matterhorn-Gotthard-raillway.
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, Zermatt 3920 Switzerland

You will start the tour by meeting your tourguide at your hotel and make your way to the trainstatin in Zürich. From there, an intercity train takes you within two hours to south-Switzerland, where you change onto the Matterhorn-Gotthard-raillway. After 50 minutes travelling through the valley, you will ariive in Zermatt. Together, you wil make your way to the historical part of the village. Visit the small streets and get information about the architecture of the wooden houses. While stopping at the best photo point, your tourguide will explain you the storiy about the climbers at mount Matterhorn. You will pass by the hotel "Monte Rosa" and the memory of the first climbers in Zermatt. Your tourguide will show you the cemetry for climbers and missing mountanineers. According your preferences, you will have lunch in Zermatt or board the coghwheel train to Gornergrat.

Within 40 minutes, the train climbes up to 2800m above sea level, where you will enjoy the fantastical areial view. Your tourguide will lead you to the scenic platform, where you have a 360 degrees panorama to mount Matterhorn, the glacier Monte Rosa and the surrounding summits. You will have time at the top to sit on the terraces and just enjoy the views. According your preferences, your tourguide will lead you back to Zermatt by train. In Zermatt you'll make your way to the local museum, where you will have a insight view to the life in Zermatt in the 19th century. You will see exhibition objects from the first ascent to mount Matterhorn, local houses and stories about the life in the mountain area. The visit will take approx. 45 minutes and after it, the tourguide will lead you back to the train station. You will board the train to Visp (50 minutes) and change to the intercity train, which takes you back to Zürich, where the tour ends. 

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Gornergrat, Bahnhofplatz 7 Bahnhof, Zermatt 3920 Switzerland

top view to the Matterhorn form Gornergrat

Duration: 3 hours

What's Included

private tour operated just your party and your tourguide
visit the historical site of Zermatt on the insider walk
all taxes, fees and handling charges
all transportation fees for train to Zermatt
transporation fee for Gornergrat railway
Food and drinks
personal expenses during the tour

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Zürich, Switzerland

Traveler pickup is offered
we offer pick-up from all hotels in Zürich

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of two people per booking is required
  • Stroller
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  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of two people per booking is required
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Product code: 8283P97

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