Guided Tours

TOUR 7: Zermatt, Kandersteg and Wengen Tour

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Tour Description:

With this 12-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 west and south side of the Berner Oberland famed for glacial carved valleys and towering snow capped peaks.  From every vantage point in Zermatt and Wengen you are always in view of flowing and hanging glaciers.

Tour Cost:

$4,950; single supplement: $290


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September 2 – September 14 , 2018 – 12 Nights

Base Villages: Zermatt, Kandersteg & Wengen, Switzerland


  • September 2: meet in Zürich by 11 a.m. and travel by train to Zermatt
  • September 3 & 4: day-hike mountains above Zermatt
  • September 5: free day to explore on your own
  • September 6: day-hike mountains above Zermatt
  • September 7: Train to Montreux for a day by Lake Geneva with a visit to Castle Chillon then to Kandersteg*
  • September 8 & 9: day-hike mountains above Kandertal and Loetschental valleys
  • September 10: travel to Wengen with boat cruise on Lake Brienz and lunch at Geissbach Falls
  • September 11, 12 & 13: day-hike mountains of the Jungfrau Region
  • September 14: travel by train to Zürich arriving by 10:30 a.m. or earlier if needed for return flight

*Or if you wish go directly to Kandersteg

Hotels:
– Zermatt, Switzerland: Hotel Silvana
– Kandersteg, Switzerland: Waldhaus Hotel Doldenhorn
– 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 – KanderstegSituated 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 – Wengen: 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)  The view from the Hotel Falken of the Jungfrau is magical at sunset.

Lead Guide: Shannon Harris

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