Swiss Alps Day Trip from Zurich: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland

Duration: 12 hours
Destination: Switzerland, Zürich, 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 the gondola in Grindelwald and change to the cogwheel train at the Eiger Glacier for a ride to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jungfraujoch mountain pass, where an Alpine wonderland of spectacular mountains and glaciers awaits.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Zurich, Zurich

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

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

A scenic coach journey through splendid countryside takes you to the Bernese Oberland. After a break in Interlaken, a picturesque village nestled idyllically between Lakes Brienz and Thun, you continue to Grindelwald.

Duration: 50 minutes

Pass By: Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Jungfrau Region, Bernese Oberland, Canton of Bern

In Grindelwald you board the gondola Eiger Express of the newly opened V-Cableway for a spectacular ride to the Eiger Glacier station, where you change to the cogwheel train to Jungfraujoch. Stunning views of the world-famous triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau accompany you on the way and the imposing Eiger North Face seems to be within one’s grasp.

Stop At: Jungfraujoch, Bernese Oberland Interlaken, 3800 Switzerland

Once on the top, immerse yourself in the fascinating high alpine wonderland of eternal ice, snow and rock. Experience the discovery tour “Alpine Sensation” marking the 100-year anniversary of the Jungfrau Railway.

Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes

Stop At: Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory, Jungfraujoch, Jungfraujoch 3801 Switzerland

Visit the Sphinx Observation Terrace and Plateau with the most breath-taking panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, the neighbouring countries and the longest glacier of the Alps, the Aletsch Glacier.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Ice Palace - Jungfraujoch, Jungfraujoch Switzerland

Don't forget to stroll through the tunnels of the Ice Palace located in the heart of the glacier – a once in a lifetime experience not to be missed!

Duration: 10 minutes

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

The descent by cogwheel train passes car-free holiday destination Wengen and takes you to Lauterbrunnen, where the coach awaits you for the return trip.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Zurich, Zurich

The coach takes you back to Zurich, where your tour will end.

Inclusions
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Cogwheel train ride
  • Aerial cable car Eiger Express
  • Entry/Admission - Jungfraujoch
  • Entry/Admission - Jungfraujoch Sphinx Observatory
  • Entry/Admission - Ice Palace - 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
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Routing and means of transport may have to be amended during maintenance work and depending on seasonal schedules without prior notice. A minimum stay of 2 hours on the top of Jungfraujoch is always guaranteed
  • 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
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Approved Health & Safety Concept COVID-19 under the "Clean & Safe" campaign supported by Switzerland Tourism. Face masks and disinfectant wipes will be provided free of charge.
Departure Point

Best of Switzerland Tours AG, Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 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 3 days in advance of the start date of the experience.

User's Reviews

Sandeep_J

26 Dec, 2021

Tour guide on Christmas Day was amazing. A Swiss local; spoke good English and had tons of information, and took on most questions about the area easily. She covered a wide range of topics from local sightseeing, to sports, to history about William Tell, Swiss ‘sumo’ wrestling and politics. The tour provided ample time at the peak and lots of freedom to self-explore. I usually like doing things on my own, but there were quite a few transportation changes involved that the logistics would have taken up valuable vacation time. My fellow tourists were also a fun lot.

williamrQ9680NQ

24 Dec, 2021

The trip was excellent!! The trip manager , Conrad, was knowledgeable and friendly, kept the group together. The 12 hour trip left and returned to Zurich ON TIME! Vistas at the Jungfrau we’re Spectacular.

Yesi

21 Dec, 2021

The guide was awesome and a life time experience trip!! I would highly suggest this one. It’s taking the whole day- and you are quite tired afterwards

Kushal B

17 Dec, 2021

I visited Switzerland in November of this year. I had booked the Grindlewald and Interlaken tour with them. My guide for the day was Lars. So this bus was actually going to Jungfrau, however you get around an hour's stay at Interlaken following this they drop you at gridelwald, where you explore grindlewald on your own and catch a train back to Interlaken where you wait for your bus while the rest of the group leave for Jungfrau. So the group is spit in two at grindelwald. However, for me the tour was a partially guided tour as you get around an hour at Interlaken with your guide. Now when we reached Interlaken our guide lars told us you have around 40 mins, please be here after 40 mins. However he did not tell us where to go and what to do for 40 minutes. There was a girl and myself who asked lars what to do in this 40 minutes, lars just told us you can walk by the lake and explore the town. However, as we got slightly lost we missed the bus and we had to take a train to Grindlewald. Now the day before, I went on the mount titlus tour with Anette on the way to titlus we stopped at Lucerne where the guide told us let me take you to the bridge so we just followed the guide, after this she told us the way to the church. Also, before this I went to the rein falls tour where Peter my guide took us to stein um rhein, where he told us I am walking through the town and you can follow me. However, Lars did not do any such thing, so if people are getting lost under his watch then he is not a good guide. lars I feel need some training. Lars ruined my holiday mood. We are not paying lars to just stand there. We are paying lars to walk us through Interlaken.

dabawenyo

10 Dec, 2021

The tour from Zurich was packed and well organised. Our tour guides and the driver were very friendly. A little expensive but it was all worth it. I would like to do this again but on summer time!

User's Picture Gallery

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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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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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