Swiss Alps Day Trip from Zurich: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland

Duration: 12 hours
Destination: Switzerland, Zurich, Zurich
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  • 12 hours
  • Zurich
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

Sure to be a highlight of your Switzerland vacation, this day trip from Zurich takes you into the Swiss Alps. Discover Jungfraujoch, one of the highest points in Europe, travel by coach with a multilingual guide through the Bernese Oberland region, and enjoy a stop in the famous town of Interlaken along the way. Board a cogwheel train in Grindelwald for a ride to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jungfraujoch mountain pass, where an Alpine wonderland of spectacular mountains and glaciers awaits.

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Sihlquai, Sihlstrasse 41, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Head to Sihlquai Bus Terminal near Zurich train station in the morning to meet your multilingual guide — who speaks English and Spanish — and board your luxury coach. Then, relax on the scenic drive through the Bernese Oberland countryside.

Stop At: Bahnhofstrasse 25/5 3800, 3800 Interlaken, Switzerland

You’ll feel as if you’ve entered a fairy tale as you stare at the sheer beauty of the white jagged mountains above Bern, a range known as the Bernese Alps. The scenery is truly mesmerizing, and it only gets better!

Arrive about two hours later in Interlaken for a quick break. This famous town is situated between two lakes, Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, and serves as the main transport gateway to the region's mountains and lakes.

Duration: 50 minutes

Pass By: Restaurant Pizzeria Grund, Grundstrasse 63, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

Continue to the nearby village of Grindelwald, where you’ll board the cogwheel train for a spectacular 1.5-hour ride via the Kleine Scheidegg high mountain pass to Jungfraujoch, a famous mountain pass between the Mönch and Jungfrau peaks.

Pass By: Kleine Scheidegg, Berner Oberland Switzerland

You’ll be treated to stunning views of the world-famous triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau along the way.

Stop At: Jungfraujoch, Bernese Oberland Interlaken, 3800 Switzerland

After your journey, disembark at Jungfraujoch, one of Europe's highest railway stations! Standing at an elevation of approximately 11,332 feet (3,454 meters), Jungfrauoch immerses you in an Alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock.

Follow your guide to the Top of Europe building, adjacent to the station accessible by an underground tunnel. At the lookout point, gaze down on the snowy peaks of Aletsch Glacier, spread out in front of you. Then, take the elevator to Sphinx Observatory for more incredible vistas from the terrace. Don't forget to walk through the tunnels of the Ice Palace, located in the heart of the glacier; it's an unforgettable experience!

Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes

Pass By: Sihlquai, Sihlstrasse 41, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

After the Jungfraujoch, the guide will take you back to Zürich.

Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Round-trip cogwheel train ride to Jungfraujoch
  • Entry/Admission - Jungfraujoch

Exclusions
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Warm clothing and sturdy shoes recommended
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Departure Point

Zürich, Switzerland


Departure Time

8:00 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

12 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

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Dr Barbara C

This is a long day trip but well worth it if the weather is clear. The Alps, the cog wheel train journeys and the idyllic scenery made the day well worth it. Peter was our guide andvery helpful and capable.

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benstrausslighting

What a great tour! We had a very nice tour guide as we climbed the mountains through the various cities. Tour is well organized and the mountain is breathtaking. It's a bit pricey, but when you investigate doing it on your own the train tickets aren't cheap. The bus was comfortable and air conditioned. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone.

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shahbaz1805

The trip was well planned and worth a visit with the team. The lady who anchored the trip on 11th Aug was very prompt and supportive to the full team of travellers

All the best!!

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JANE J

We had an amazing day.; the weather was perfect for our trip up the mountain. Marcel was very knowledgeable and fun. He kept things moving and was easy to approach. The bus was extremely nice; the trains were great; and the ice castle was spectacular.

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devinmmoreno

I feel so ashamed in myself that I can't remember our tour guide's name but she was amazing! She was so helpful in so many ways. She was very sweet and spoke many languages which was very useful. She made us feel very welcome and her energy was great. The trip to the Alps was breathtaking! Words can't describe. Thank you for the experience!!

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A view of Hagia Sophia from Hippodrome

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We are in front of Topkapi Palace

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A view from Hagia Sophia

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At Dolmabahce Palace

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Briefing of Naci at Süleymaniye Mosque

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Junfraujoch Top Of Europe

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Junfraujoch Top Of Europe

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Junfraujoch Top Of Europe

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Junfraujoch Top Of Europe

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looking over jungfrau

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Ice Age Squirrel!

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It's not very slippery but I wouldn't recommend running either

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It not actually as cold as it looks

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Inside the ice palace

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Cogwheel was a cozy ride

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