Places Covered:Interlaken - Schilthorn - Lotschberger Mountain Route - Zermatt - Matterhorn glacier paradise
Duration:4 Nights / 5 Days
Tour Cost: EUR 953.00
Arrival in Interlaken by train 2nd class from the Swiss border or airport.
Excursion to the "James‐Bond‐Mountain " (film location). First the train takes you from Interlaken Ost to Lauterbrunnen where you board the bus to Stechelberg. From there several cable cars take you up to Schilthorn Piz Gloria - at 2970 m/9'744 ft. A spectacular 360° panorama view awaits you - some 200 snow-capped peaks, ranging from the Bernese Alps to Mont Blanc in France and Germany's Black Forest. An additional highlight is the world's first revolving mountain restaurant at an altitude of nearly 3000 metres.
Travel either via the Lötschberg base tunnel directly to Visp and further to Zermatt. Or by the Lötschberger - The new air conditioned train with big windows using the traditional scenic Lötschberg Line, passing the imposing Kander Viaduct, the helical tunnel around the Felsenburg and the descent to Brig with the imposing view onto the Rhone Valley and continue your journey to Zermatt (www.bls.ch/ loetschberger). Zermatt, at the foot of the Matterhorn, is the perfect Alpine resort. On arrival you might
take the opportunity to go on an optional excursion to Rothorn paradise to enjoy the best view of the Matterhorn.
Excursion to the Matterhorn glacier paradise - Europe's highest mountain lift with the most fascinating and highest glacier palace in the world - at 3883 m/12'740 ft.The Zermatt Bergbahnen AG takes you up to the highest cable car station in Europe on 12739ft. The 360 degree panorama is unique: 14 of the largest glaciers in the Alps, 38 stunning over 4000 meter high Italian, French and Swiss mountains surround you.Even the Mont Blanc seems close enough to touch. Do not miss their new highlights: Snow-Tubing, Cinema Lounge, Glacier palace, Peak Shop. Experience the mystical world below the perpetual ice with its ice sculptures and exhibition about glaciers, geology and the wine in Zermatt. Round off this excursion with a visit to the highest viewing platform in Europe at the Matterhorn glacier paradise.
Return to Swiss border or airport or continue your stay at your own request.
CHF 100.- upgrading to 1st class rail.
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