Tours

Tour 1 - Kandersteg, Adelboden and Murren
Tour 2 - Zermatt, Pontresina and Wengen
Tour 3 - Zermatt, Adelboden and Wengen

THE SUMMER 2017 TOUR SCHEDULE IS SET AND SEVERAL HAVE ALREADY SOLD OUT.  PLEASE  email OR CALL US AT 910-512-4418 WITH ANY QUESTIONS.

TOUR #1 Kandersteg, Adelboden & Murren

Dates – Two schedule options are available

  • June 26-July 8, 2018 STILL AVAILABLE
  • July 24-August 5, 2018 STILL AVAILABLE
  • August 21-September 2, 2018 STILL AVAILABLE
  • 12 Nights/13 Days

Tour Cost:

  • $3,995 per person/double occupancy; Single Supplement: $495
  • 8 Night Option available – Cost: $2,995 per person/double occupancy; Single Supplement: $345

What’s Included:

  • Choice accommodations in carefully selected 4-Star hotels in Zermatt & Murren, 3-Star Superior hotel in Kandersteg
  • Breakfast every morning after Day 1 and gourmet 4-to-5-course evening meals all 12 nights.
  • First-Class travel within Switzerland on all trains, trams, buses, and boats as well as free entry into over 450 museums. (Note: Most tour companies offer second-class travel in more crowded, less comfortable, train cars)

Itinerary:

    • Day 1 – Meet at the central train station in Zurich and head off to Bern for a walking tour of the Swiss capital, then take the first-class train to the picturesque village of Kandersteg. Accommodations, breakfast, and evening meals taken at the Belle Époque Hotel Victoria.
    • Days 2 & 3 – Hike the trails in the Kandertal Valley.
    • Day 4 – Off Day to spend as you choose. Recommendations from the staff on how to spend your free time is always available or you’re welcome to hangout with us = )
    • Day 5 – Take the first-class train to Adelboden and settle in to our new base village.  Accommodations, breakfast, and evening meals taken at the Hotel Steinmattli .
    • Days 6 & 7 – Hike the trails near Adelboden and the unforgettable Engstligen.
    • Day 8 – Off Day to spend as you choose.  Recommendations from the staff on how to spend your free time is always available or you’re welcome to hangout with us 🙂
    • Day 9 – Take the first-class train to Murren and settle in to our new base village. Accommodations, breakfast, and evening meals taken at the Hotel Eiger.
    • Days 10 & 11 – Hike the trails around Murren. This is the famous Jungfrau region and a trip to the car-free village of Murren is an unforgettable mountain resort experience.
    • Day 12 – Off Day to spend as you choose. Note that we typically take a trip to the Jungfraujoch, Europe’s highest train station and a true Swiss treasure.  And yes, the ticket up is included in the cost of your trip 🙂
    • Day of Departure – Take the first-class train back to Zurich for your trip home or other destinations. Remember, we’re here to help with any logistical questions you may have so just call or email.

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TOUR #2 Zermatt, Pontresina & Wengen (Glacier Express Tour)

Dates – Three schedule options are available  SOLD OUT FOR 2018 !!

  • Summer 2018 Glacier Express Tours are SOLD OUT, HOWEVER….
  • Please contact Charlie@SwitzerlandHikingTours.com for information about bookings for private groups (6 person min.)
  • 12 Nights/13 Days

Tour Cost:

  • $4,495 per person/double occupancy; Single Supplement: $495
  • 8 Night Option available – Cost: $3,295 per person/double occupancy; Single Supplement: $345

What’s Included:

  • Choice accommodations in carefully selected 4-Star hotels in Zermatt, Pontresina and Wengen.
  • Breakfast every morning after Day 1 and gourmet 4-to-5-course evening meals all 12 nights.
  • First-Class travel within Switzerland on all trains, trams, buses, and boats as well as free entry into over 450 museums. (Note: Most tour companies offer second-class travel in more crowded, less comfortable, train cars)
  • Tour 2 price includes a seat in a panoramic-view train car onboard the Glacier Express bound for Pontresina.

Itinerary:

    • Day 1 – Meet at the central train station in Zurich and take the first-class train to Zermatt.  Accommodations, breakfast, and evening meals taken at the Aristella Swissflair Hotel (http://www.aristella-zermatt.ch/en/home).
    • Days 2 & 3 – Hike the trails around the breathtaking Matterhorn, arguably the most recognizable mountain on Earth.
    • Day 4 – Off Day to spend as you choose.  We recommend a trip to the Matterhorn Museum……the price is included in your trip 🙂
    • Day 5 – Travel first-class on the most famous train ride in the world, the Glacier Express, to the Italian-speaking region of Switzerland and home to our second base village, Pontresina.
    • Days 6 & 7 – Hike the trails around Pontresina and St. Moritz (in winter, an exclusive ski resort and destination-of-choice for celebrities from around the world).
    • Day 8 – Off Day to spend as you choose.  Recommendations from the staff on how to spend your free time is always available or you’re welcome to hangout with us 🙂
    • Day 9 – Take the first-class train to Wengen and settle in to our new base village. Accommodations, breakfast, and evening meals taken at the Sunstar Alpine Hotel (http://wengen.sunstar.ch/home-en-US/).
    • Days 10 & 11 – Hike the trails around Wengen, a regular stop on the World Cup Downhill Skiing Circuit (in winter, of course).  In summer, Wengen is a hiker’s dream with stunning views of the famous Jungfrau massif.
    • Day 12 – Off Day to spend as you choose. Note that we typically take a trip to the Jungfraujoch, Europe’s highest train station and a true Swiss treasure.  And yes, the ticket up is included in the cost of your trip 🙂
    • Day of Departure – Take the first-class train back to Zurich for your trip home or other destinations.  Remember, we’re here to help with any logistical questions you may have so just call or email.

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TOUR #3 Zermatt, Adelboden & Wengen

Dates – Two schedule options are available

  • July 10-22, 2018 STILL AVAILABLE
  • August 7-19, 2018 STILL AVAILABLE
  • September 4-16, 2018 STILL AVAILABLE
  • 12 Nights/13 Days

Tour Cost:

  • $3,995 per person/double occupancy; Single Supplement: $495
  • 8 Night Option available – Cost: $2,995 per person/double occupancy; Single Supplement: $345

What’s Included:

  • Choice accommodations in carefully selected 4-Star hotels in Zermatt, Adelboden & Wengen.
  • Breakfast every morning after Day 1 and gourmet 4-to-5-course evening meals all 12 nights.
  • First-Class travel within Switzerland on all trains, trams, buses, and boats as well as free entry into over 450 museums.  Note: Most tour companies offer second-class travel in more crowded, less comfortable, train cars, etc.

Itinerary:

    • Day 1 – Meet at the central train station in Zurich and take the first-class train to Zermatt.  There will be time in the afternoon to explore the village and get to know this world-famous resort town.  Accommodations, breakfast, and evening meals taken at the Aristella Swissflair Hotel .
    • Days 2 & 3 – Hike the trails around the breathtaking Matterhorn, arguably the most recognizable mountain on Earth.
    • Day 4 – Off Day to spend as you choose.  We recommend a trip to the Matterhorn Museum…the price is included in your trip!
    • Day 5 – Take the first-class train to Adelboden and settle in to our new base village.  Accommodations, breakfast, and evening meals taken at the Hotel Steinmattli .
    • Days 6 & 7 – Hike the trails near Adelboden and the unforgettable Engstligen.
    • Day 8 – Off Day to spend as you choose.  Recommendations from the staff on how to spend your free time is always available or you’re welcome to hangout with us = )
    • Day 9 – Boat Cruise around Lake Brienz and take the first-class train to Wengen.  Accommodations, breakfast, and evening meals taken at the Sunstar Alpine Resort .
    • Days 10 & 11- Hike the trails around Wengen.  This is the famous Jungfrau region and like Zermatt and St. Moritz, a destination-of-choice for celebrities from around the world.
    • Day 12 – Off Day to spend as you choose.  Recommendations from the staff on how to spend your free time is always available or you’re welcome to hangout with us.  We typically do a short hike in preparation for the following travel day……
    • Day of Departure – Take the first-class train back to Zurich for your trip home or other destinations.  Remember, we’re here to help with any logistical questions you may have so just call or email.

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