Guided Tours

TOUR 5: Sils Maria and Zermatt (Bernina Alps and Matterhorn Tour)

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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 splendor of the Bernina Alps —all in the height of Switzerland’s sunniest season. We will travel 1st Class from St. Moritz to Zermatt aboard the famous Glacier Express train.

Tour Cost:

$4,950; single supplement: $290


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July 22 – August 2, 2019 - 11 Nights

Base Villages: Zermatt & Sils Maria, Switzerland


  • July 22: meet guides in Zürich by 10 a.m. and travel by train and car to Sils Maria
  • July 23 & 24: day-hike mountains above Upper Engadine Valley
  • July 25: free day to explore on your own
  • July 26: day-hike mountains above Upper Engadine Valley
  • July 27: take the famous Glacier Express train from St. Moritz to Zermatt
  • July 28 & 29: day-hike mountains above Matter Valley
  • July 30: free-day to explore on your own
  • July 31 and August 1: day-hike mountains above Matter Valley
  • August 2: travel by train to Zürich arriving by 10:30 a.m. for return flight

 

Hotels:
– Zermatt, Switzerland: Hotel Silvana
– Sils Maria, Switzerland: Hotel Post

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 – 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)

 

Lead Guide: Shannon Harris and Carrie Carlquist

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