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Niederhorn Cable-car

Open Now: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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Modern & safe

Cool & safe funicular that lifts you up to 1950m. There is a restaurant on top and some realxing... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Great views

Beautiful views at the top. Hiked to Gemmenalphorn, a moderate hike. I was staying in Beatenberg... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Why should you visit Niederhorn? What an easy question. You have the best view over the Alps and even more so of the stunning Lake Thun which lies directly in front of the beautiful mountain scape. So, grab your camera and come and visit the...more
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Niederhornbahn AG | Seestrasse 370, 3658 Merligen, Beatenberg 3803, Switzerland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cool & safe funicular that lifts you up to 1950m. There is a restaurant on top and some realxing walks in intact nature. There is no need to bring special mountain gear

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful views at the top. Hiked to Gemmenalphorn, a moderate hike. I was staying in Beatenberg and had a guest card discount, which helped with the price. A less crowded place than Interlaken or Grindelwald, but with the same views of the Jungfrau.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

Holy smoke we took this cable car which by the way was pretty expensive. Since we had a toddler and a baby with us we had no choice. I would recommend to walk instead which saves you a lot of money. Just take the cable...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lorelei55
Reviewed July 17, 2019

From Beatenbuch we took the vehicular railway to Beatenberg where we then got the gondola to the top of Niederhorn. The views of the Alps e.g. Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau is spectacular. There are plenty of walks and a nice cafe/rest. We walked down to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank nigel b
Reviewed June 9, 2019

My day-trip around the Lake of Thun reached this day 1932 mtr at Beatenberg mountain. A fabulous place at the Lake of Thun und what can be reached by boat, car, bus or bicycle. There is paid parking garage. I took the little train to...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank SwisssFrank
Reviewed May 23, 2019

We took the 21 bus to Beatenberg from Thun and then the cable car and furnicular to the top of the mountain. The weather was perfect for the day. Cool and crisp but not raining. The scenery is spectacular and looking into the abyss was...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank flickymicky
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

Had a wonderful day out from Interlaken at the top of the Niederhorn. The views and walks were outstanding. We also spent the day up the Schilthorn which was incredible but I think I actually preferred this trip. Lovely mountain restaurant at the top. Cafeteria...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank superstarCA
Reviewed February 25, 2019

We took bus #101 from Unterseen to Beatenberg (last stop) then grabbed tickets (expensive 35CHF adults, 18CHF teens) up the 20-min gondola ride to check out the views from Niederhorn. The ride up affords you great views of the mountains, both lakes flanking Interlaken, and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rich G
Reviewed January 4, 2019

Took the funicular , then the cable car and walked back down to the funicular. Very nice hike, great views even though it was a partly cloudy day.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mary B
Reviewed December 2, 2018

This activity takes the better part of a day but it is totally worthwhile. Take some time to tour the little village on the cliff named Mirren and the food at the buffet on the top of Shilthorn was actually pretty good. Take some time...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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August 30, 2019|
Response from SwisssFrank | Reviewed this property |
Hi Carol, a return ticket up the mountain can go up to 58 Franks. Not really cheap. If busy will depends the weather. Mid September no snow. You have to go further up mountains for that. Try to go for the Aletschgletscher... More
July 1, 2018|
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Response from delingard | Reviewed this property |
There are three points at which you can leave the train / cablecar System so it depends on what you want to do. I would suggest you go right to the top and enjoy the view. Walk downhill to the middle station where you can... More
November 20, 2017|
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Response from SanjeevM777 | Reviewed this property |
Dear Siufat, we visited Niederhorn in May 2017, there was no snow at all. Either you have to change the dates or go to some other place like Jungfrau (very expensive, too long to reach and in my opinion highly over-rated... More