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Swiss Alps Day Trip from Zurich: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland

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Sure to be a highlight of your Switzerland vacation, this day trip from Zurich takes you into the Swiss Alps. Discover Jungfraujoch, one of the highest points in Europe, travel by coach with a multilingual guide through the Bernese Oberland region, and enjoy a stop in the famous town of Interlaken along the way. Board a cogwheel train in Grindelwald for a ride to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jungfraujoch mountain pass, where an Alpine wonderland of spectacular mountains and glaciers awaits.
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  • A guided day trip removes the hassle of planning your visit to Jungfraujoch
  • Admire stunning views of Alpine landscape throughout your tour
  • Entrance to Sphinx Observatory and Ice Palace included as summit activities
  • Round-trip transportation from Zurich in coach and cogwheel train included
What to Expect
Meet your guide in central Zurich, and head for the charming ski resort of Grindelwald aboard a comfortable coach. Learn about the Bernese Oberland region as you pass through the Swiss countryside. Stop in Interlaken long enough for a quick photo and a hot drink (own expense).
Upon arrival in Grindelwald, board a classic cogwheel train for a ride up the UNESCO-listed Jungfraujoch mountain, aptly nicknamed the “Top of Europe” for its incredible summit at 11,330 feet (3,450 meters).
Disembark at the summit for stunning views of the Alpine landscape from the Sphinx Observatory and a guided tour through the frozen tunnels of the Ice Palace.
Enjoy free time to dine or explore before re-boarding the train and meeting your coach for the return journey to Zurich.
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All reviews train ride tour guide was excellent the main street well worth the effort double decker bus incredible scenery great trip take your breath away answer any questions an amazing experience tourist trap snow storm once in a lifetime beautiful view mountain top beautiful place take pictures
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A great full day experience . 2,5 hour with bus each way, but really worth it. Stunning views from the top!

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Roger R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very long, very enjoyable day. It’s a 12 hour trip with a large majority of it in transit. Bring snacks and water to keep up your energy (but no eating on the bus). Lars is an excellent guide, also very punctual. Do not be late...More

Thank Bobimouse
Reviewed 1 week ago

My , My , My , words are too less to describe the awesomeness of the trip. This trip is certainly breathtaking and tiring too. The guide provided was an amazing human being, she was full of knowledge and was way too good in English...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank rsingh2551
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took train from Interlaken Ost to Jungfraujoch. Its definitely a great experience for my family & me. We enjoyed the beautiful sceneries & fascinated with the train ride going thru the snow in & out of the mountain. It was an easy ride. Upon...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank fabbee72
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Guillermo, our guide was kind, helpful and clear. The travel takes most of the time but it is worth the view. I highly recommend the tour and the tour company.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Berenice M
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GauravGFMS
13 August 2019|
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Response from Cynthia S |
Out of Zurich, you take a bus. Then you take two different trains to reach the top of the mountain. They lead you pretty well though.
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shieleyh
9 July 2019|
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I agree that it's a long trip for a 5 year old, but if they travel well, the destination is certainly worth it. It was a great excursion!
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