Valais Hiking

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From Interlaken: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch Mountain

1. From Interlaken: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch Mountain

Embark on a full-day guided tour to Jungfraujoch from Interlaken. Enjoy a panoramic cable car ride, take in the views of Europe from the Sphinx Observation Terrace, and explore the tunnels of the Ice Palace. Begin your excursion with a coach journey from Interlaken to the mountain resort of Grindelwald. Board the cable car at the Grindelwald Terminal for a spectacular ride to the Eiger Glacier. Change to a cogwheel train that will take you to the peak of Jungfraujoch. When you reach the top, marvel at the high-alpine wonderland of eternal ice, snow, and rock. Experience the Alpine Sensation adventure tour marking the 100th anniversary of the Jungfrau Railway. Visit the Sphinx Observation Terrace and Plateau for breathtaking panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, neighboring countries, and the Aletsch Glacier. Walk through the tunnels of the Ice Palace at the heart of the glacier. Restaurants are available for meals and refreshments. During the descent, pass the holiday resort Wengen and stop at Lauterbrunnen, where the coach awaits for your return trip to Interlaken.

From Lucerne: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe

2. From Lucerne: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe

Explore the snow-capped mountains of UNESCO-listed Jungfraujoch, the site of Europe's largest glacier. Get immersed in the stunning panoramic views of the snow-capped peaks and Aletsch Glacier from the Sphinx Observation Terrace and Plateau. Your 10-hour excursion begins with a scenic coach journey from Lucerne, along the Brünig Pass and the shores of Lake Brienz to the Bernese Oberland. After a break in Interlaken, board the cable car at the Grindelwald Terminal for a spectacular 15-minute ride to the Eiger Glacier. From there, change to a cogwheel train that will take you to the peak of Jungfraujoch. From the top of Jungfraujoch, you’ll marvel at the High-Alpine wonderland of ice, snow, and rock. Experience the Alpine Sensation adventure tour, marking the 100th anniversary of the Jungfrau Railway. Visit the Sphinx Observation Terrace and Plateau for breathtaking views of the Aletsch Glacier. Walk along the tunnels of the Ice Palace into the heart of the glacier for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Descend via the resort of Wengen to Lauterbrunnen, where your coach will be waiting to take you back to Lucerne.

Zermatt: Tandem Paragliding with Matterhorn View

3. Zermatt: Tandem Paragliding with Matterhorn View

Zermatt in southern Switzerland’s Valais canton, is one of the most popular mountain resorts renowned for skiing, climbing, and hiking. The town lies below the iconic, pyramid-shaped Matterhorn peak. Here, you have the chance to experience a once-in-a-lifetime adventure - a tandem paragliding flight at a 3000-4000-meter altitude. At the meeting point, you’ll be introduced to your instructor, who will give you a presentation on the activity and safety protocols. You’ll take the cable car to the take-off point, as your pilot shares as much as of their knowledge, stories, and anecdotes about Zermatt as you want. Once you’re on the mountain, walk to the take-off point, and hear a short briefing and equipment check. Then, it’s time for the ultimate adventure, as you take a few steps into the air. Now just sit back, relax, and take in the spectacular 360° views over Switzerland, Italy, and France. The pilot will take care of everything, all you have to do is enjoy this magical moment to its fullest. Once you’ve landed, the pilot will download the pictures and videos onto a memory card, ready for you to take home and show off.

Hiking Trip and Push Scooter Adventure in Adelboden

4. Hiking Trip and Push Scooter Adventure in Adelboden

Discover the beautiful Adelboden and its surrounding areas on an iconic Swiss push scooter. You‘ll hike along streets, past rustic farms, and up into the mountain encampments. The well-known Vogellisi Way starts here. The hiking trip will take you past sculptures, mountain streams, fields of flowers, and you'll be able to stop and marvel at gorgeous scenic viewpoints. Once over the Gilbachegge, you'll be at Sillerenbühl. By prior arrangement, well-deserved refreshments will await your arrival at the top. Refreshments will comprise a Vogellisi plate with delicious regional specialties like Hobel cheese, bacon, sausage, and Bündnerfleisch (dried meat). Optionally, you could take part in the Älpler Olympics and get stuck in with funny activities like cow milking. If the farming lifestyle doesn't tickle your fancy, you can also continue on your walkabouts, taking in the beauty of the surrounding landscape. Later, you'll board your push scooter and navigate your way back through the 45km of unique scenery to Adelboden. The scooters are easy to operate and will offer you sublime scenic views on your journey back.

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Well managed trip, our guide Vladimir provided recommendations on what to do, which helped balance the time between different activities.

親切丁寧に対応していただきました。撮影もたっぷりしていただいて大満足のツアーでした。撮影代もクレジット対応して支払い、撮影したデータ受信も大変スムーズです。

Easy meeting point in Interlaken. Great bus to train/cog. Excellent views.

Best to do without worrying the logistics of going up to the mountain!

Our guide was very helpful. The location is beautiful.