Walking in the Swiss Alps

From £1,999
Duration 7 Days
Departures from May 2021 - Sep 2021
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From £1,999
Duration 7 Days
Departures from May 2021 - Sep 2021
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. 

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

Your Holiday Includes

  • Just You Tour Manager as your host & Specialist Local Guide
  • Return direct flights from Heathrow with Swiss​ Airlines
  • A dedicated Just You representative to greet you at selected UK airports
  • 6 nights in 4-star hotels
  • 15 included meals: 6 breakfasts, 3 packed lunches, 6 dinners including a welcome drink
  • Overseas transfers, other transportation & porterage​

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​
  • Explore the Botanical Alpine Garden​
  • Enjoy a guided walk along the Lauterbrunnen Valley
  • Discover the Trümmelbach Falls​
  • Walk to Muerren in the company of a Local Mountain Guide & admire the imposing north face of the Eiger
  • Tour of Bern

Itinerary

Day 1 UK - Zurich

Today we'll fly to Zurich and transfer to the pretty, traffic-free village of Wengen. After settling in, we'll head out for a walk around the village and afterwards you'll have time at leisure. This evening, we'll get to know one another better over a welcome drink and dinner at the hotel.​

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 Tschuggen Alp to Honegg. After an easy hike, we'll reach Kleine Scheidegg where you can relax and enjoy your 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 Wengen - Bern

​Today we'll travel by road to the capital of Switzerland, Bern. Here you'll have free time to explore at leisure, so perhaps take a stroll through the pretty, UNESCO-listed Old Town and browse the shops, boutiques and galleries found in its covered arcades. You could also climb the steps of the 100-metre-high cathedral tower, for stunning views of the Old Town and the River Aare. ​

Meals included: B,D

Day 7 Zurich - UK

​We'll transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

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.

Hotel Allegro Bern

"Hotel Allegro Bern, located in the city centre of Bern, is short walk away from many local attractions, such as Zytglogge clock tower. All hotel rooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi, flat-screen TVs, minifridges and tea/coffee-making facilities. Other hotel amenities include casino, bar and various restaurants serving local and international cuisine.

Just You have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the hotel images provided on this website and images of room types displayed may vary to those offered on your tour. Therefore due to the possibility of inadvertent errors we do not guarantee their accuracy. Hotels, airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.

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