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  • From Zurich: Day Trip to Grindelwald & Interlaken

    1. From Zurich: Day Trip to Grindelwald & Interlaken

    Explore the idyllic Bernese Oberland and magnificent Jungfrau mountain region on a full-day tour from Zurich. The day includes free time to explore the famous mountain resorts of Grindelwald and Interlaken, located between 2 lakes. Start with a scenic coach journey through splendid countryside to Interlaken in the heart of the Bernese Oberland. After an orientation stop, continue to Grindelwald, also known as “Glacier Village.” Numerous lookout points provide stunning views of the impressive mountainscape, including the triple peaks of the Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau. Take the funicular to the sunny terrace of Mt. First, or explore the town on the unique and fun “trottibikes” (not included). In the early afternoon, return by train to Interlaken, where you will spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the region’s shopping paradise. Choices on offer include regional produce, precious je...

    I enjoyed it a lot. Too many beautiful experiences in this tour. - first and the Cliff walk - had fun riding a train back to Interlaken - good quality free time - guides are very helpful and friendly - instructions were very clear

  • From Zurich: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

    2. From Zurich: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

    Explore the snow-capped mountains of Jungfraujoch, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since 2007 for its stunning High Alps scenery, and as the site of Europe’s largest glacier. It is also Europe's highest train station. The scenic coach journey takes you along the Brünig Pass and the shores of Lake Brienz to the Bernese Oberland. After a break in Interlaken, board the cable car at the Grindelwald Terminal for a spectacular 15-minute ride to the Eiger Glacier by gondola. From there, exchange to a cogwheel train that will take you to the peak of Jungfraujoch. Enjoy the stunning views of the triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau as you ride. Once at the top of Jungfraujoch, immerse yourself in the High-Alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock. Experience the adventure tour “Alpine Sensation,” marking the 100-year anniversary of the Jungfrau Railway, and visit the Sphinx Obser...

    It was a fun and wonderful experience, the guide was very nice, accommodating and knowledgeable. I would love to go on the trip again.

  • Jungfrau Travel Pass: Unlimited Transportation Ticket

    3. Jungfrau Travel Pass: Unlimited Transportation Ticket

    Take in the views at Schynige Platte, adventure at Grindelwald First, or if you prefer, watch the sun set over Harder Kulm. The Jungfrau Travel Pass has it all: three to eight days travel to all destinations and a special price for the trip to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe. What top excursions are included? Interlaken - Harder Kulm - Top of Adventure Kleine Scheidegg Schynige Platte - Top of Swiss Tradition Grindelwald - First - Top of Adventure Grütschalp - Top of Family Männlichen Mountain Grosse Scheidegg and Bussalp by bus This pass is an all-in-one and valid for 3 to 8 days. It allows you unlimited travel on all routes that are included.

    I purchased the 3 day pass last minute on the night before traveling fo Jungfrau the next day. It was the best thing I did. I received the confirmation and voucher immediately on the app and via email. All I needed to do was go to the Interlaken OST train station and exchange the print of the voucher for the pass. The only problem was that pass mentions that it includes the bus in Grindelwald but the bus driver told us that the pass was not valid so we walked to First Bahn which is a 10 mins walk from Grindelwald Station. Their customer service is responsive which was helpful to calm my nerves at 11pm when I was trying to make the reservation.

  • Grindelwald Gondola Ride to Mount First

    4. Grindelwald Gondola Ride to Mount First

    Head to the Cableway Station in Grindelwald and board the gondola at any time. Reach the summit within 30 minutes, and find the Restaurant and the thrilling First Cliff Walk Suspension Bridge. Experience adventure activities including the First Flyer and The First Glider year round and the Mountain Cart and Scooter Bike in summer. Please note these activities are not included in this ticket and need to be purchased separately.

    Fantastic view with the gondola and at the top of First, easy and beautiful walk to the lake with possibilities to walk a little bit off the path to look at plants and animals Only problem at the gondola ticket desk they wanted me to show a printed voucher from the pdf I received per mail when I only had the downloaded version in the getyourguideapp. So I had to send them per mail the pdf using my smartphones Internet connection so they could print the pdf.

  • From Lucerne: Day Trip to Grindelwald and Interlaken

    5. From Lucerne: Day Trip to Grindelwald and Interlaken

    Depart Lucerne and journey to the magnificent mountains of the Bernese Oberland by coach. Marvel at the splendid countryside as you drive to the beautiful resort town of Interlaken in the Jungfrau region.  After an orientation stop in Interlaken, continue to the village of Grindelwald, more than 1,000 meters above sea level. Get stunning views of the surroundings, including the peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains. Use your leisure time to ride the cable car to the terrace of Grindelwald First. Go for a walk or rent a trottibike (a scooter-like bike without a seat) and experience the dramatic scenery from a different perspective. Then, take a scenic - unescorted - train ride back to Interlaken, where you can spend the rest of the afternoon at leisure. Browse the shops or go to the Harder Kulm viewpoint by cable car for stunning views of the surrounding area. Breathe in the ...

    For this trip compared to our Mt Titlis one, our guide Catherine was very clear and good. She not only spoke well in English and Spanish, she introduced many parts of our journey and background knowledge of Switzerland to us. I was a very educational coach journey on our way to Interlaken. Only set back was we had to rush over our lunch just because the other group that was going up Jungfraujoch had to catch a train ride while we continue our coach journey towards Grindelwald

  • Day Trip from Zurich: Grindelwald First Mountain Adventure

    6. Day Trip from Zurich: Grindelwald First Mountain Adventure

    Enjoy a morning drive from Zurich to the Bernese Oberland, passing by five different mountain lakes and listening to interesting explanations of your multilingual guide. After a picture stop at the famous village of Interlaken, go to the charming mountain resort Grindelwald.  Take the cable car up to Mount First to experience the unique summit attraction "First Cliff Walk by Tissot". The trail with a 40-meter one-rope suspension bridge promises an extraordinary adrenaline kick. Grab a bite to eat on the spectacular sun terrace of the restaurant “Berggasthaus First” (food not included). Nearby, you'll find one of Switzerland's most thrilling activities: the First Flyer, a gigantic zip line that gives you the feeling of flying over 800 meters down the hill with a maximum speed of 84 kilometers per hour. Then, continue by mountain cart on an exceptional ride to Bort, from where you complet...

    This tour was amazing. Our guide was very knowledgeable. People who do this tour must realize that there is a significant amount of self-guided time. There certainly could have been more specific instruction about how to actually get to the cable car to get up to Mt. First. It wasn’t terribly difficult to figure out, but that was a small bit that was lacking. In general, though, the tour and the whole experience were absolutely fantastic!!!

  • Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe Roundtrip by Cable Car and Train

    7. Jungfraujoch: Top of Europe Roundtrip by Cable Car and Train

    Travel to the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe building by cogwheel railway and cable car. Exchange your voucher for a ticket at Interlaken Ost train station or Grindelwald Terminal. After a 15-minute cable car journey, exchange your ticket for a train ride to the top of Jungfraujoch, where you will disembark at the highest railway station in Europe. Simply follow the signs to the 2-hour tour of the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe building and discover permanent exhibitions about the history of the Jungfrau Railway and the Alps region. Wander through the Ice Tunnel, enjoy the Alpine Sensation multimedia experience, and discover the Snow Fun Park in the summertime. You can also dine at one of the several restaurants on-site. Gaze in awe at the fantastic scenery of the Swiss alps from the viewing and adventure platform, located at 3454 meters above sea level. Admire a majestic backdrop of ice, ...

  • Interlaken: Original Eiger Jump Grindelwald

    8. Interlaken: Original Eiger Jump Grindelwald

    Meet your instructor for an induction and ground practice lesson at the drop zone office in Interlaken. Get geared up with a jumpsuit, harness, and goggles. After a short ride to the helicopter base, tape an interview for your video and board the chopper. A scenic helicopter ride will take you up along ski resorts Lauberhorn and Kleine Scheidegg to the peak of the famous Eiger mountain. Marvel at Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountains, and feel as though you can almost touch the peaks and glaciers. After surrounding the peaks, weather permitting, open the door of the helicopter, take a deep breath, and jump out! The speed will rapidly increase and soon, find yourself falling free at 120 miles per hour along the Eiger North Face. Guide the parachute to a safe landing in Grindelwald with the help of your Tandem Master, who will film your once-in-a-lifetime adventure.

  • Jungfraujoch Small Group Tour From Interlaken

    9. Jungfraujoch Small Group Tour From Interlaken

    Begin your tour by meeting your guide at the train station Interlaken Ost. The tour starts with the travel by train to Lauterbrunnen, where you arrive after 20 Minutes.  While you change the train, have a look at the famous "Staubbach" waterfall. The cogwheel railway from Lauterbrunnen to Kleine Scheidegg takes 50 minutes, where you get off. Here you will change onto the Jungfrau railway, which will take you within 30 minutes to the top. During the ride, the train will stop once in the middle of the tunnel for a scenic stop, where you will get off the train for 5 minutes.  Once you arrive at Jungfraujoch, which is 11333 ft above sea level, your tour guide will lead you through the attractions of this destination. The walking tour will take approx. 1 hour inside the tunnel system. The sightseeing tour is protected from the weather outside and easily accessible. At the Sphinx terraces and...

    Mike was very knowledgeable and really personable. Enjoyed even though weather didn’t cooperate.

  • Day Trip from Lucerne: Grindelwald First Mountain Adventure

    10. Day Trip from Lucerne: Grindelwald First Mountain Adventure

    Enjoy a morning drive from Lucerne to the Bernese Oberland, passing by five different mountain lakes and listening to interesting explanations of your multilingual guide. After a picture stop at the famous village of Interlaken, go to the charming mountain resort Grindelwald.  Take the cable car up to Mount First to experience the unique summit attraction "First Cliff Walk by Tissot". The trail with a 40-meter one-rope suspension bridge promises an extraordinary adrenaline kick. Grab a bite to eat on the spectacular sun terrace of the restaurant “Berggasthaus First”. Nearby, you'll find one of Switzerland's most thrilling activities: the First Flyer, a gigantic zip line that gives you the feeling of flying over 800 meters down the hill with a maximum speed of 84 kilometers per hour. Then, continue by mountain cart on an exceptional ride to Bort, from where you complete your adventure by...

    We had to skip the mountain carts because the conveyor belt broke but otherwise the trip was great!

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Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 930 reviews

Absolutely amazing trip ! Truly unforgettable moments and memories of Switzerland We were a family of 4 and all of us thoroughly enjoyed the trip Meet and greeting our Tour Guide: Dario and boarding the Coach was a breeze Dario was just amazing: thorough knowledge of the places we visited, kept us regularly informed about the progress of the tour and his own personal experiences was a nice touch. Luckily had good weather so the Views from the Top were just Incredible ! Will visit again and have no doubt ...will be using GetyourGuide !!!

It was a great experience. The scenery was amazing, our guide was wonderful(nice, proffessional, responsible and very clever- gave us a wide perspective about the tour and swiss history, culture and economy in general) and the driver was nice and responsible as well.

It was a fun and wonderful experience, the guide was very nice, accommodating and knowledgeable. I would love to go on the trip again.

Great tour guide, he was really friendly and knowledgeable. The trip is well worth your time.

Well organized, great tour guide. Achieved the goal at every point. thanks