Ultimate Swiss Alps

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Ultimate Swiss Alps

  • Experience the very best of Alpine Switzerland on foot and by train
  • Hike in the shadow of the iconic Jungfrau, Mönch, Eiger and Matterhorn peaks
  • Wander through idyllic meadows alive with the sound of cow bells and marmots
  • Ride the Glacier Express, one of Europe’s most beautiful train journeys
  • Stay in exceptional hotels and enjoy Swiss specialities like Raclette and Rösti
Immerse yourself in the magnificent Alps on this two week Grand Tour of Switzerland. Experience traditional, tranquil villages as well as vibrant towns such as Grindelwald and Zermatt, all perfect bases for classic local walks. Make use of the world-renowned Swiss train system to get from place to place. Hike through Alpine meadows; soaking in the views of famous peaks like the Jungfrau and Mönch. Walk to Grindelwald on the iconic Eiger Trail, skirting the base of the notorious North Face, a truly memorable experience. Get to know Zermatt and take in views of the Matterhorn while enjoying a picnic on the banks of an Alpine lake. Take the Glacier Express to St. Moritz in the lush Engadin Valley, one of the most stunning rail journeys of the world. After a day of exploring, relax at your comfortable hotel before refuelling on some delicious local food, washed down with a glass of Swiss red wine.

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive Mürren Day 2 Choice of Walks from Mürren 3.5 miles / 6 km Day 3 Train to Eigergletscher, Eiger Trail to Grindelwald 8.5 miles / 14 km Day 4 Choice of Walks from Grindelwald 10 miles / 16 km Day 5 Train to Kandersteg, day at leisure Day 6 Choice of walks from Kandersteg 7 miles / 11 km Day 7 Walk to Leukerbad via Gemmipass 9 miles / 14.5 km Day 8 Choice of walks from Leukerbad 8 miles / 13 km Day 9 Train to Zermatt Day 10 Choice of Walks from Zermatt 5 miles / 8.5 km Day 11 Choice of Walks from Zermatt 5 miles / 8.5 km Day 12 Glacier Express to St. Moritz Day 13 Choice of Walks from Pontresina 4 miles / 6.5 km Day 14 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 9kg per person per day, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 9kg is equivalent to 5.5 avocados.

Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment.

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