Mountains, Lakes & Glaciers
On this 10 day round trip you will experience the best that central Switzerland has to offer. Get close to some of the most iconic mountains of the Swiss Alps. Travel with Europe's oldest mountain railway, admire the Alps' largest glacier and explore the famous Jungfrau region.
Travel type: Comfort
Fitness Level: Easy
What is included?
Stay in typical Swiss or historic hotels.
Single bedroom on demand
Easy walks and hikes for nearly every fitness level.
Transport via car, train or cable car
On this trip we only stay in Switzerland.
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Hotels incl. breakfast
Day 1: Zurich
Upon arrival you will stay in a central hotel in Zurich where you will have plenty of time to visit the old town of Zurich, the museums or enjoy the shopping opportunities.
Day 2: Zurich → Lake Lucerne
Today you will head from Zurich to the lake Lucerne area. You will have time to explore Lucerne before enjoying a boat ride on the picturesque lake that will take you to your hotel on the lakeshore at the foot of the famous Mount Rigi.
Day 3: Lake Lucerne
You will have the whole day in this beautiful setting. You can either go up the Rigi – The Queen of the Mountains – by taking the very first mountain railway that existed in Europe, or enjoy any of the other mountains, hikes or just enjoy the lakeside terrace of the hotel.
Day 4: Lake Lucerne → Aletsch Arena
This scenic drive will take you from the shores of lake Lucerne up into the Alps. You will head over the iconic Furka Pass with the famous Hotel Belvédère and the Rhone Glacier, before arriving in the Aletsch region where you will stay in an idyllic car-free village.
Day 5: Aletsch Arena
Today you have the whole day to explore the largest glacier of the Alps. With a length of 23 kilometers, the Aletsch Glacier is a beautiful ice giant and the region is listed as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage site since 2001.
Day 6: Aletsch → Jungfrau Region
This is a picturesque drive that will take you from the Valais to the canton of Bern and the beautiful Jungfrau Region.
Day 7 & 8: Jungfrau Region
These two days are reserved for the Jungfrau region which boasts a plethora of activities and spectacular views of the famous Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. You can enjoy over 500km of hiking trails, visit Interlaken, the famous Kander valley with the crystal blue Blausee and Oeschinensee, or the Lauterbrunnen valley with its many waterfalls. Your guide will be happy to help you fill these two days with many adventures based on your preferences.
Day 9: Jungfrau Region → Bern
You will leave the mountain resorts behind you and head to Bern, the capital of Switzerland. Bern is a friendly city that has a lot to offer with its many museums, shops or simply with its old town which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Day 10: Bern → Zurich
Depending of your time of departure we will visit one of the castles in the canton of Aargau and / or the Vindonissa Legionary Trail before we drop you off directly at the airport.