Walking in the Swiss Alps

From $2,749
Duration 6 Days
Departures from Jun 2020 - Sep 2020
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From $2,749
Duration 6 Days
Departures from Jun 2020 - Sep 2020
Tour Overview

​Immerse yourself in Switzerland's scenic beauty on this holiday to the picturesque village of Wengen. We'll explore the Alpine surroundings on foot, riding cogwheel trains and cable cars to lofty mountainous peaks. We'll also discover the impressive Trümmelbach Falls – Europe's largest subterranean waterfalls.

  • Active
  • Half Board
  • All Highlights Included
  • Flight Choices
  • Max Group Size 30

Your Holiday Includes

  • Just You Tour Manager as your host & Specialist Local Guide
  • 5 nights in a 4-star hotel
  • 13 included meals: 5 breakfasts, 3 packed lunches, 5 dinners including a welcome drink
  • Free scheduled group transfers are available on arrival & departure. Other transport & porterage included.

Included Holiday Highlights

  • Discover the traffic-free Alpine resort of Wengen
  • Swiss themed evening at the hotel​
  • Walk along the Lütschine River with a Local Mountain Guide
  • Ride the cogwheel railway to Schynige Platte
  • Enjoy a guided walk along the Lauterbrunnen Valley
  • Walk to Muerren in the company of a Local Mountain Guide & admire the imposing north face of the Eiger
  • Discover the Trümmelbach Falls
  • Explore the Botanical Alpine Garden​

Itinerary

Day 1 Zurich

Make your own way to Zurich, where you can meet us at the airport for the scheduled group transfers to your hotel. Your Tour Manager will meet you at your hotel for your welcome meeting this afternoon.

Meals included: D

Day 2 Schynige Platte

​Walk 12km/7.45mi – 3.5hrs
After breakfast, we'll take a short train ride to Lauterbrunnen. From here, the first of our guided walks takes us along the White Lütschine and the Lütschine Rivers to the village of Wilderswil. We'll board a nostalgic cogwheel train and wind our way up the mountain to Schynige Platte, where we'll be greeted by alphorn players. Enjoy your packed lunch in the company of your travelling companions and perhaps take a stroll around the Botanical Alpine Garden, which is home to more than 600 species of plants.
After returning to Wilderswil, we'll travel to Interlaken and then back to Wengen by train.​​ During your stay, the hotel will provide a Swiss night, including a dinner of a variety of Swiss dishes and traditional live music and folklore.

Meals included: B,L,D

Day 3 Trümmelbach Falls, Allmendhubel & Muerren

​Walk 10.1km/6.3mi – 3 hrs
We'll take the train to Lauterbrunnen again this morning and walk along the valley to the Trümmelbach Falls. We'll have time to discover this magnificent site, a series of 10 glacier-fed waterfalls hidden away inside a mountain, before continuing on foot to Stechelberg. From here, we'll take a cable car to Gimmelwald and then continue our walk to Muerren, admiring impressive views of the north face of the Eiger along the way. We'll travel to the summit of Allmendhubel by a funicular railway, and if you've already eaten your packed lunch, a lovely restaurant here serves local specialities, drinks and delicious cakes.
We will follow the trail back down to Muerren and descend to Lauterbrunnen by train and cable car, returning to Wengen by train. Dinner is at the hotel this evening.​​

Meals included: B,L,D

Day 4 Wengen - at Leisure

​We have left today free for you to explore. Why not head out with your travelling companions and make use of your Bernese Oberland Pass so you can explore the region at your leisure. We'll gather as a group again this evening to enjoy dinner at the hotel.

Meals included: B,D

Day 5 Männlichen & Kleine Scheidegg

​Walk 12 km/7.5miles – 4.5 hours
After breakfast, we'll take a cable car to Männlichen, the start-point for today's walk, then walk along the eastern flank of the Tschuggen Alp to Honegg. After an easy hike, we'll reach Kleine Scheidegg where we can relax and enjoy our packed lunch. After this, we pass through Alpine pastures on our walk down to Alpiglen, following the trail to Grindelwald. From here, we will ascend to the summit of First Mountain by cable car and enjoy panoramic views, before returning to Wengen by train.
We'll enjoy our final evening over dinner at the hotel.​

Meals included: B,L,D

Day 6 Departure

Your tour comes to an end today. Scheduled group transfers are available to the airport, please see www.justyou.com/transfers​.

Meals included: B

Additional Information

​Please note: There will be plenty of rest stops and time to enjoy the local scenery. Most walks take place on paths and tracks. Some will be slightly more strenuous and may involve moderate slopes, tracks, hills, stiles and foot bridges which may be rough underfoot at times. Sturdy walking shoes are essential.

TAILOR YOUR TRIP

Sunstar Alpine Hotel: Room Upgrade

Superior rooms with a valley view are available at a supplement for the duration of your stay. Please speak to a Holiday Advisor for details.

Accommodation

Sunstar Alpine Hotel Wengen

Sunstar Alpine Hotel is conveniently located in the centre of car-free village of Wengen. Facilities include a restaurant, bar and indoor swimming pool. Hotel rooms have private facilities, free Wi-Fi, TV, mini bar, safe and hairdyer.