The Best of Switzerland's Lakes and Mountains
No Solo Supplement*
Discover the picturesque Bernese Oberland, from panoramic views at the top of mountain summits, to the Alpine towns on the shores of is beautiful lakes.
Take a flight to Zurich, where you transfer by rail to Wilderswil. On arrival, it's just a short walk from the station to the Hotel Alpenblick, where you stay for 6 nights.
Today, enjoy an excursion on the scenic cogwheel railway to Schynige Platte. The railway, dating back to the 19th century, climbs to an elevation of 6,886 feet on the 4.5-mile ride, and once at the summit, you can enjoy stunning views over Interlaken. There's free time here to take in the sights. The Schynige Platte Railway does not run on early departures. Instead, you will visit Harder Kulm for splendid views of the Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau mountains.
Your day begins with a scenic rail journey to the historical city of Lucerne, which sits on the edge of Lake Lucerne. You have free time here to discover the charming city.
Ascend to the mountain pass to Kleine Scheidegg by rail. Enjoy some time to take in the impressive panorama of the triple peaks of the Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau before descending to Grindelwald. Here you can take the cable car to the summit of First.
Today you have a full day at leisure. You can use your Bernese Oberland Pass, which allows you free or reduced rate travel - perhaps visit the Top of Europe on the Jungfrau Railway.
Today you travel on the Brienz-Rothorn Railway, a steam rack railway dating back to the 19th century. On your way back, you take a cruise across Lake Brienz to Interlaken.
On early departures, visit charming Spiez Castle on the shores of Lake Thun today, with entrance to the castle included.
After a leisurely morning, journey by rail to Zurich, before flying back to London.
Provisional departure and return times, where available, can be found together with dates and prices by clicking on the 'Prices & Availability' button. We will write to you around 10 weeks before your departure date with the precise meeting times for your tour group.
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Please note: This tour may be suitable for reduced mobility passengers, please call for further information.
Discover the picturesque Bernese Oberland