Guided Tours

TOUR 4: Hiker’s Dream Trip / Summer

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Tour Description:

With this 11-night excursion, you hike beneath the towering peaks of the Michabelle mountian range that runs between Saas-Fee and Zermatt and get to hike the east and west sides of the Berner Oberland famed for glacial carved valleys and towering snow capped peaks.  From every vantage point in Saas-Fee, Kanderateg and Grindelwald you are always in view of flowing and hanging glaciers.

Tour Cost Includes: Accommodations in 4 star superior hotels (Links listed on the right), Breakfast and Dinner, Swiss Pass (pass details) - covers trains, buses, streetcars, trams and boats plus entrance into museums. Two hiking options daily moderate and strenuous with options to do shorter versions of hikes and, lunch at Grand Hotel Geisbach Hotel.

Tour Cost:

$4,700; single supplement: $250

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July 23 - August 3, 2017 – 11 Nights

Base Villages: Saas-FeeKandersteg, & Grindelwald Switzerland

  • July 23: meet in Zürich by 11 a.m. and travel by train to Saas-Fee
  • July 24, 25, & 26: day-hike mountains above Saas Valley
  • July 27: Train to Montreux for a day by Lake Geneva with a visit to Castle Chillon then train to Kandersteg
  • July 28 & 29: day-hike mountains above Kandersteg and Loetschental Valley
  • July 30: travel by train to Grindelwald via boat cruise on Lake Brienz with lunch at Grand Hotel Geisbach
  • July 31 and August 1 & 2: day-hike mountains of the Jungfrau Region*
  • August 3: travel by train to Zürich arriving by 10:30 a.m. or earlier if needed for return flight

*August 1 is Swiss National Day enjoy the celebration and fireworks

– Saas-Fee, Switzerland: Hotel Allalin
– Kandersteg, Switzerland: Waldhaus Hotel Doldenhorn
– Grindelwald, Switzerland: Hotel Kirchbuehl

Highlights – Saas-Fee: The Mischabel Range in the Pennine Alps with the Dom, Täschhorn, and six other peaks topping 4,000 m (13,123 ft.) surround the village of Saas-Fee. Whether you’re interested in gentle hiking or high altitude alpine treks, Saas-Fee is the answer.   There are 217 miles of trails above the Saas Valley that provide views of 18 impressive 4,000-metre peaks.

Highlights – Kandersteg: Situated in the Bernese Highlands surrounded by 12,000-foot summits, Kandersteg is a great base to relish the traditional alpine lifestyle. A small farming village of 1,200, this place of unspoiled natural beauty is a mecca for hikers. The surrounding area holds secluded valleys, remote glacial lakes, hidden alps, and quaint mountaineering huts. Towering above this maze of hiking trails are glaciers that lead to four spectacular summits, the Doldenhorn, Frudenhorn, Oeschinenhorn, and Bluëmilsalphorn.

Highlights – Grindelwald: The Jungfrau massif (Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau); high mountain passes of Klein Scheidegg and Grosse Scheidegg; and the hike from Grindelwald to the historic Mountain Lodge Faulhorn, with panoramic views over lakes Thun and Brienz; upper and lower glaciers of Grindelwald, Thunersee, Brienz See, and Interlaken; dairy farms and local cheeses and one of the best day hikes in the Alps the route above Grindelwald from First to Schynige Platte.

Guides: Shannon Harris and Carrie Carlquist

Call 478/714-0829 to book your vacation or for more details.