Guided Tours

TOUR 5: Swiss Summer Special

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Tour Description:

Take in the Matterhorn and postcard-worthy village at its base, nestled in the Pennine Alps, as well as the famous Jungfrau region in the Bernese Oberland—all in the height of Switzerland’s warmest and sunniest season. You’ll go from warm valleys flush with spectacular wildflowers to cool glacier-coated mountaintops that boast awe-inspiring vistas. And from the base village of Wengen, you’ll have a perfect vantage point to take in the 72 waterfalls of the spectacular Lauterbrunnen Valley.

Tour Cost Includes: Accommodations in
3 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.

Tour Cost:

$4,480; single supplement: $250

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August 6 – August 17, 2017 - 11 Nights

Base Villages: Zermatt & Wengen, Switzerland

  • August 6: meet guides in Zürich by 10 a.m. and travel by train to Zermatt
  • August 7 & 8 & 9 & 10: day-hike mountains above Zermatt
  • August 11: travel by train to Wengen with a boat cruise on Lake Thun
  • August 12 & 13: day-hike the Jungfrau region
  • August 14: free-day to explore on your own
  • August 15 & 16: day-hike the Jungfrau region
  • August 17: travel by train to Zürich arriving by 10:30 a.m. or earlier if needed for return flight

– Zermatt, Switzerland: Hotel Silvana
– Wengen, Switzerland: Hotel Falken

Highlights – Zermatt: The Matterhorn and the Matter valley, surrounded by 30 peaks topping 4,000 m (13,000 ft.); the Mont Rosa massif and Dufourspitze, the highest point in Switzerland; Gornergrat, a cog railway that travels 3,089 m (10,134 ft.) to an impressive overlook, and the Klein Matterhorn, the end point of Europe’s highest cable car at 3,820 m (12,533 ft.); famous Höhbalmen hike

Highlights Wengen: Jungfrau region of Bernese Alps, most glaciated region in the Alps; the Jungfrau massif (Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau); Lauterbrunnen Valley, including remote Obersteinberg village; Staubbach, Trümmelbach, and Höldribach falls; mountain pass of Klein Scheidegg; Jungfraujoch (aka the Top of Europe railway station)

Guides: Shannon Harris and Carrie Carlquist

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