Guided Tours

TOUR 4: Saas-Fee and Muerren, Switzerland (Pearl of the Alps)

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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 in the Berner Oberland (Bernese Alps) famed for glacial carved valleys and towering snow capped peaks and high alps for grazing dairy cows in the summer and small farms for making cheese.  This tour is consistently one of the favorite trips in Switzerland we offer.  The scenery is top tier the hikes are top tier and the hotels are top tier.  It is the Pearl of the Alps Tour an amazing hiking vacation.

 

Tour Cost:

$4,950; single supplement: $290


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July 9 - July 20, 2019 – 11 Nights

Base Villages: Saas-Fee & Muerren, Switzerland


  • July 9: meet in Zürich by 10 a.m. and travel by train and bus to Saas-Fee
  • July 10 and 11: day-hike mountains above Saas Valley
  • July 12: free-day to explore on your own
  • July 13 and 14 : day-hike mountains above Saas Valley
  • July 15: travel by train to Muerren with boat cruise on Lake Thun
  • July 16, 17 and 18: day-hike mountains above Lauterbrunnen Valley
  • July 19:  free-day to explore on your own
  • July 20: travel by train to Zürich arriving by 10:30 a.m. or for return flight

Hotels:
– Saas-Fee, Switzerland: Hotel Allalin
– 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 – 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)  and the best view from any hotel in Switzerland make this a great choice for your Alps hiking trip.

Guides: Shannon Harris and Carrie Carlquist

Call 888/478-4004 to book your vacation or for more details.