Guided Tours

TOUR 4: Saas-Fee, Kandersteg and Muerren

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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 Muerren you are always in view of flowing and hanging glaciers.

Tour Cost:

$4,950; single supplement: $290


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July 11 - July 22, 2018 – 11 Nights

Base Villages: Saas-FeeKandersteg, & Muerren, Switzerland


  • July 11: meet in Zürich by 10 a.m. and travel by train and bus to Saas-Fee
  • July 12, 13, & 14: day-hike mountains above Saas Valley
  • July 15: Train to Montreux for a day by Lake Geneva with a visit to Castle Chillon then train to Kandersteg*
  • July 16 day-hike mountains above Kandersteg
  • July 17 day-hike mountains above Loetschental Valley then train to Muerren
  • July 18, 19 & 20: day-hike mountains of the Jungfrau Region
  • July 21: free-day to explore on your own
  • July 22: travel by train to Zürich arriving by 10:30 a.m. or for return flight
*Or go directly to Muerren if you wish

Hotels:
– Saas-Fee, Switzerland: Hotel Allalin
– Kandersteg, Switzerland: Waldhaus Hotel Doldenhorn
– Muerren, Switzerland: Hotel Eiger

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 – Muerren: The Jungfrau massif (Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau); Lauterbrunnen Valley, including remote Obersteinberg hamlet; Staubbach, Trümmelbach, and Höldribach falls; mountain pass of Klein Scheidegg; Jungfraujoch (aka the Top of Europe railway station)

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.

Lead Guide: Shannon Harris

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