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Best of Bernese Oberlands

Duration: 9 hours
Destination: Switzerland, Switzerland, Lucerne
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  • 9 hours
  • Lucerne
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

Enjoy a drive around some of the best countryside Switzerland has to offer.  Start your journey in your private and exclusive Mercedes Mini Van. Let Chris drive you along the Brunig Pass, stopping off at Lungernsee to reach the spectacular Bernese Oberland.  From there, choose the spectacular sights you want to visit ranging from the fascinating Aare Gorge which is 1’400 metres long and up to 200 metres deep. The Giessbach Falls are breath-taking as is the 150 year old Giessbach hotel for lunch overlooking Lake Brienz. Take a boat trip over to Brienz and stroll along Brungasse, one of Europe`s prettiest streets. Journey onto Interlaken for a souvenir stop and then go along the Lauterbrunnen valley to see the 300metre Staubbach Falls. Drive onto the Trummelbach Falls and witness waterfalls within a mountain and finally drive up to Isenfluh for some awesome views of the big 3 - Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau or go one further and take the cable car to Sulwald for more incredible views.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Lake Lungern, Lungern Switzerland

Stop off at Lungern (see pics) for a great photo opportunity on route to the Bernese Oberland.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Aareschluchtstrasse 16, Meiringen 3860 Switzerland

Visit the Aare gorge, one of the most stunning gorges. Take a 50 minute walk through the gorge and marvel at the steep cliffs and the milky river running through. Admission is subsidised at 6chf.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Giessbach Falls, Giessbach 1201, Giessbach, Brienz 3855 Switzerland

Journey onto one of the most beautiful settings in Central Switzerland. Visit the stunning tiered waterfalls and walk under the falls themselves. Have a delicious lunch at the 200 year old majestic hotel and then take some photos overlooking Lake Brienz. Then after that, take a free ride on the oldest funicular in Europe to the boat, taking you to Brienz where Chris will be waiting for you.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Brienz, Brienz, Bernese Oberland, Canton of Bern

Take a walk round this 400 year old Lakeside village taking in a traditional wood carving shop and the picturesque Brungasse.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Interlaken, Interlaken, Bernese Oberland, Canton of Bern

Drive along Hohweg, pass the grand Victorian hotels and watch the Paragliders land. Make a short stop for a souvenir before driving on

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Lauterbrunnen, Lauterbrunnen, Jungfrau Region, Bernese Oberland, Canton of Bern

Drive through the mesmerising valley onto Lauterbrunnen and walk to the enchanting Staubbach Falls to see wisps of water fall from 300metres. Take a walk up the cliff to get within 10 metres of the water. Walk back to the car park passing the most beautiful cemetery in Switzerland,

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Trummelbach Falls, Truemmelbach 236, Lauterbrunnen 3822 Switzerland

Drive 2 km from Lauterbrunnen Centre and arrive at the unique Trummelbach Falls, known for being waterfalls within a mountain - the only one in Europe. See over 10 chutes of water crashing through the rock at great speed causing erosion which has been happening for thousands of years. Admission 11chf

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Isenfluh, Isenfluh, Lauterbrunnen, Jungfrau Region, Bernese Oberland, Canton of Bern

For the final and most stunning and breathtaking leg of this tour, drive back to Interlaken and take a left up to Isenfluh. Park and walk along the village and take is the beautiful vistas of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, commonly known as the Pearly whites all close or over 4000m high. Amazing

Duration: 1 hour

Inclusions
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan
  • Water

Exclusions
  • Lunch
  • Admissions to attractions eg Gorge (8chf), Waterfall (13chf)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Basel would be an extra 100chf pick up cost
I pick up and drop off where customer tells us.


Departure Time

09:30 AM

Voucher info

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

Duration

9 hours


User's Reviews

Barbara_H

29 Apr, 2024

This private tour with Chris allowed us to see as much as we possibly could with such a short time in Switzerland and with the unexpected cold/rainy weather. Chris tailors the day to you and your interests specifically. I work in the arts and was looking for a Switzerland country side experience. We had an itinerary of waterfalls, gorges, lakes, gardens and surprised with added cultural stops such as speaking with a wood carving student and visiting a glass blowing exhibit. You can tell that Chris has lots of connections to help make the most unique experience out of our tour. Our day did have to be cut short with us having to transfer to our cruise ship at 4pm, so I wish the price had been modified for that. I will say, Chris picked us up earlier in attempt to get us the most out of our day and he kept us very punctual. Overall, I’d highly recommend this tour due to the irreplaceable tailoring of the day and access to unique experiences through connections!

jennyrobintcb

21 Apr, 2024

We had the best experience for our first time to Switzerland. We heard Chris on a Swiss podcast and looked him up to see if he’d be free for our trip. He was very responsive and contacted us ahead of time to get an idea of what we were looking for in our trip. We only had two days in Lucerne so we had him plan a two day tour which was so nice to pass the planning over to him. We just showed up and everything was planned. He picked us up from the airport and we started our first day tour from there. We packed in so much beauty and experiences in a short time. Chris is really good at stopping at places long enough to snap a beautiful picture and surprising you around each corner with Switzerland beauty. He knows all the best spots. Day two was a trip up into the mountains. It was absolutely stunning. We ended both days with our favorite dinners of the trip at a local places Chris recommended. The first night the two of us sat for over 3 hours as the menu was set with courses coming out all through the night. It was off the beaten path so out of the tourist area. We were the only English speakers which was nice to dine like the locals. The two days with Chris started our trip off so well that we were able to relax a little for the rest of the trip knowing we had checked so many Swiss travel boxes. If your planning a trip my biggest suggestion would be to pass a couple days off to Chris and let him do the planning. It was so nice to turn our brains off and just enjoy the beauty. It was such an efficient way to see Switzerland. 🇨🇭 Thank you Chris for such a wonderful experience!!!

F1748NNdanielb

24 Mar, 2024

Our tour was perfect and exactly what we wanted! Chris Wilson understands Customer Service and did a great job showing us around the Bernese Oberlands Region and allowed us to set the pace. Chris was informative and very helpful. Our family loved the day and Chris did a great job. We also enjoyed the conversation and music while traveling from place to place.

U6166EVdeborahc

18 Dec, 2023

Chris is a brilliant tour guide. He thoroughly discussed tour options prior to the trip, and continued to send photos and recommendations throughout our travels. Chris accommodated our interests and worked with us to tailor the tour. He took us on several adventures, the highlight of our trip! We built Swiss Army knives, decorated chocolate bars at a chocolate factory, and blew glass at a glass factory. He then drove us into the spectacular Bernese mountains and Lauterbrunnen/Interlaken area. I highly recommend Chris for an outstanding tour!

rosepetalsbeck

14 Dec, 2023

Chris is a wonderful private tour guide! He spent an awesome 9 hours with my daughter and I (it was our first time ever hiring a private guide so I was a little apprehensive) but Chris put me right at ease. Chris is friendly, knowledgeable, funny and took us on a great trip all around Switzerland. He picked us up right on time from our hotel and we got to see a little more of gorgeous Lucerne, breathtaking Bernese Oberland region, Lake Brienz, Lauterbrunnen and so much more! He even took us a all the way to Zurich to drop me off at my next hotel. He communicated effectively and promptly upon booking the reserve and planned our day based on what I liked and knew I wanted to see, he added in some places he knew I would like after getting to know me during multiple conversations prior to meeting and he even had fun surprises along the way! The weather put a little damper in our original plans and he went with it and still made the day awesome. 5 Star service all the way! We are already planning our next trip back to gorgeous Switzerland next year to see more of it and plan on hiring Chris again, this time probably for a multiple day tour because we loved it THAT much! :-)

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