Guided Tours

TOUR 3: Saas-Fee, Kandersteg and Muerren, Switzerland

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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, 2020 – 11 Nights

Base Villages: Saas-Fee, Kandersteg & Muerren, Switzerland

Pearl of the Alps

  • July 9: meet in Zürich by 10 a.m. and travel by train and bus to Saas-Fee
  • July 10-12: day-hike mountains above Saas Valley
  • July 13: travel by bus and train to Kandersteg (with optional day trip to Montreux)
  • July 14: day hike above Lötschental
  • July 15: day hike above Kandertal then travel by train to Muerren
  • July 16-19: day-hike mountains above Lauterbrunnen Valley
  • July 20: travel by train to Zürich Airport arriving by 10:30 a.m. or for return flight

Tour Highlights & Details:

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

Guides: Shannon Harris and Navita Shyam

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