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Swiss Mountain Pass: Full-Day Tour from Zurich/Lucerne

Product ID: 11952
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This small group tour is a spectacular journey into the heart of the Swiss Alps. You will be astonished by the mountain world, visiting the Aare Gorge and the icy Rhone Glacier. An insider tip for nature lovers!
About this activity
Duration 7.45 - 9.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Overcome three imposing Alpine passes
  • Visit the Rhone Glacier and the blue ice tunnel
  • Cross the Aare Gorge on steady paths
  • Explore the heart of the Swiss Alps
Full description
Travel from Zurich or Lucerne in a comfortable minibus right into the heart of the Alps. Through the Brünigpass, you will reach the Bern uplands and visit the majestic Aare Gorge. You will cross the breathtaking chasm on safe, solid paths, before stopping for some free time, perhaps for lunch.

After the break, the tour continues up to the wild landscapes of the Grimselpass, where you will have a beautiful view of the Totensee. To visit the Rhone Glacier, at a height of 2300m, you will pass through the 100m long, blue ice tunnel into the ice chamber!

After a short break you will go onwards to the Furkapass, and see the spectacular Gotthardmassiv and the valley of Urserental. The tour will take you further, past Realp to Andermatt, and over the Schöllenenschlucht gorge on the legendary Devil's Bridge. Then, you will return past Göschenen, at the foot of the Gotthard Pass, before reaching Zürich.
Includes
  • All entry prices (Rhone Glacier, Aare Gorge)
  • Transport in a comfortable, air-conditioned minibus (max. 16 passengers)
  • Guidance and information from a qualified leader in German and English
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drink
  • Personal expenditure

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Meeting point

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Product ID: 11952