Glacier Express Panoramic Train Round Trip Private Tour from Interlaken

Duration: 10 hours
Destination: Switzerland, Bernese Oberland, Interlaken
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  • Interlaken
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Overview

Travel on the worldwide known "Glacier-Express-Train" with your private tour guide, just you and your guide! Enjoy a round trip by train and spend four hours on the panoramic coach from Chur to Brig, crossing 291 bridges, passing 91 tunnels and climb up to approximately 7000 feet (2033m) above sea level by train. Enjoy the travel on the Glacier-Express while passing spectacular valleys and mountains. According your preferences, a short walk around in Chur or Brig can take place (while transfer times to/from Glacier Express)
Our tourguide accompanies you on this tour from the starting point, shows you the changing landscape and answers your questions about the country and its people. The tour guide knows the way and shows you a few places away from the tourist flow.

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Interlaken Ost, 3800 Interlaken, Switzerland

The journey starts with the train travel from Interlaken via Spiez to Brig (1 hour)

Stop At: Brig, Brig, Canton of Valais, Swiss Alps

Brig is an alpine town in the canton of Valais in southern Switzerland. It lies at the foot of the Simplon Pass, which leads to the Italian border. A stop on the Glacier Express train, Brig is known for its thermal baths, the Sebastian Chapel and the 17th-century Stockalper Castle.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Goms, Switzerland

The highest valley section of the Upper Valais between the source of the Rhone and the valley step of Grengiols near Brig is called Goms. It is the easternmost part of the canton of Valais. In the east it is limited by the Furka Pass between Galenstock and Pizzo Rotondo and in the west by the Weisshorn. The uppermost part of the valley is still called Obergoms.

Pass By: Oberwald, Oberwald, Canton of Valais, Swiss Alps

Oberwald is the first village at the beginning of the Goms. It lies at the foot of the Furka Pass and Grimsel Alpine passes. The hamlet of Gletsch, which is not inhabited all year round, and the Rhone Glacier are also located in the area of the former municipality of Oberwald.

Pass By: Furka base tunnel, 3999 Obergoms VS, Switzerland

The Furka Base Tunnel is a 15.38 km long railway tunnel opened in 1982, connecting Oberwald in the canton of Valais and Realp in the canton of Uri. The base tunnel replaces the old Furka mountain route.

Stop At: Andermatt, Andermatt, Canton of Uri, Swiss Alps

Andermatt is a village in the Ursen Valley of the Swiss Alps. The cable car takes visitors to the Gemsstock ski area and a chairlift connects the village with the easier slopes on the Nätschen. North of Andermatt one of numerous hiking trails leads to the Teufelsbrücke over the Schöllenen Gorge. The Glacier Express train stops here for 10 minutes.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Oberalp Pass, 7189 Tujetsch, Switzerland

The Oberalp Pass connects the villages of Sedrun in the Surselva in the canton of Graubünden with Andermatt in the Urseren Valley in the canton of Uri in Switzerland

Stop At: Disentis, Disentis, Canton of Graubunden, Swiss Alps

The winter sports and health resort is located in the upper part of the Surselva. At the end of the 17th century, a new monastery complex was built in the baroque style. The Glacier Express train stops here for 10 minutes

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Ilanz, Ilanz, Canton of Graubunden, Swiss Alps

Ilanz/Glion is a small town in the municipality of Ilanz/Glion in the Surselva region of the Swiss canton of Graubünden

Pass By: Ruinaulta Rheinschlucht, Rheinschlucht, Versam 7104 Switzerland

The Ruinaulta or Rhine Gorge is a gorge of up to 400 meters deep and around 13 kilometers long in the Vorderrhein between Ilanz and the mouth of the Hinterrhein near Reichenau in the canton of Graubünden

Stop At: Chur, Chur, Canton of Graubunden, Swiss Alps

Chur is a city in the Alps and the capital of the canton of Graubünden in eastern Switzerland. In the car-free old town, winding streets lead to the three-aisled 13th-century Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary in the courtyard of the Bishop's Palace.
Here the Glacier Express journey ends and you change after the city visit to the regular trains.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Sargans, Sargans, Canton of St. Gallen

Sargans is located at the intersection of the Alpenrheintal, which bends here from the southeast to the northeast, and the Seeztal, which connects the valley of the Alpenrhein to Lake Zurich without any significant difference in altitude.

Pass By: Walensee, Unterterzen, Walenstadt 8880 Switzerland

The Walensee is a lake in the eastern Prealps in Switzerland and is located in the cantons of St. Gallen and Glarus.

Pass By: Lake Zurich, Zurich Switzerland

The elongated, slightly curved shape of Lake Zurich resembles a banana. The lake is around 28 kilometers long from Rapperswil to Zurich

Pass By: Hauptbahnhof, Zurich 8001 Switzerland

From here, the return travel from Zürich to Interlaken takes place. The intercity train takes you within one hour to Bern and one hour back to your starting point Interlaken.

Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Headphones on the train
  • Information booklet about the journey
  • local tourguide operated by Swiss Travel Guide for your party only
  • Assigned seat on the Glacier Express Chur-Brig route

Exclusions
  • Drinks
  • Lunch
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Stroller accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
pick-up is at the start time of the tour.

Ports

  • Interlaken Centre, Höheweg 90, 3800 Interlaken, Switzerland



Departure Time

08:00 AM

Voucher info

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

Duration

10 hours

For a full refund, cancel at least 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

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