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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.
  • 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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Departure Point
Best of Switzerland Tours AG, Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Round-trip cogwheel train ride to Jungfraujoch
  • Entry/Admission - Jungfraujoch
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Warm clothing and sturdy shoes recommended
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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All reviews train ride the main street well worth the effort double decker bus incredible scenery tour guide was excellent once in a lifetime take your breath away answer any questions long journey excellent trip tourist trap snow storm well worth the cost beautiful view mountain top beautiful place
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Took the bus, then three cable cars to reach the top - stunning, breathless views and organisation to get to top and back was superb. A sight not to be missed, cheaper than Jungfraujoch but not quite so high. Nevertheless, simply amazing !!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful place, great visit, long day. From Zurich, you really don't get to stop in Lucern other than to pick up more travelers, so don't exepct to see the bridge or Lion of Lucern this trip. NOTE: No Coffee on bus, which is a bummer...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are a person who like to see the variety and want to be amazed by the extent the engineering can take you on land then this is the place to visit the engineering marvel. The way the Swiss engineer has taken this place...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing to be outside in the Alps at 11,000 feet! Long journey to get there but very scenic and worth it.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed September 2, 2019 via mobile

We did the day trip to Jungfraujoch from Zurich. Our tour guide was Antje and she was lovely. She spoke in English and Spanish to cater for all nationalities. She was full of information and gave us the right directions. There were toilet stops along...More

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August 21, 2019|
Response from Leona C | Reviewed this property |
There are restrooms everywhere the tour goes. They were all clean. There is no bathroom on the bus, though.
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  • Duration: 12h
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: Spanish
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