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Famous Mountain Peaks

5 days / unescorted


From £730
 
 
 
Interlaken – Zermatt
Spend your summer holidays in Switzerland: A fantastic journey to two of the most popular mountain tops in Switzerland: Jungfraujoch and Gornergrat. Both offer incredible views of fascinating mountains and glaciers like the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc and the Aletsch Glacier - Europe's longest glacier at 22km.

Overnights are in two famous yet contrasting Swiss resorts: Interlaken and Zermatt. One of the best ways to spend a summer holiday in Switzerland.

Key facts

- Jungfraujoch - highest train station in Europe
- Aletsch Glacier - UNESCO World Heritage Site
- The Matterhorn
- High alpine resort of Zermatt
- Gornergrat - views of the 4,000m peaks

Programme

Day 1: Arrival in Interlaken
Flight from the UK to Zürich and 2nd class rail transfer to Interlaken. Overnight in Interlaken. 
Day 2: Jungfraujoch
Day excursion to the Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe - which is the highest train station in Europe at 3,454m (11,332ft).
Day 3: Journey to the Matterhorn
Travel by rail through the Bernese Oberland and Lötschberg to Visp and from there on to Zermatt. Overnight in Zermatt. 
Day 4: Gornergrat  
Excursion by cogwheel train to the Gornergrat where you will have superb views of the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc and other snow-capped peaks rising above 4,000m (13,000ft). Overnight in Zermatt.
Day 5: Departure 
Rail transfer to Zürich or Geneva.

Accommodation description

You will be accommodated in centrally located hotels, within easy walking distance to the railway station and amenities.

Room facilities
- All rooms with shower or bath
- WC
- TV
- Radio
- Telephone

Dates & Prices


Departures: Daily all year round.

Prices:

STANDARD (STD) | *** Hotels, 2nd class rail
- From £730 per adult sharing twin/double room
- Single supplement from £100 for 4 nights

SUPERIOR (SUP) | **** Hotels, 1st class rail
- From £925 per adult sharing twin/double room
- Single supplement from £100 for 4 nights

- Child prices and costs for extra bed (triple rooms) on request
- Subject to availability at time of booking
- This holiday can be booked vice versa

Price includes:

Return flights from UK to Switzerland in economy class including 1 piece of hold luggage and all taxes, rail travel in 2nd or 1st class as per programme, including Half Fare Card, 4 nights' accommodation in selected category, local taxes, daily breakfast, Excursions to Jungfraujoch & Gornergrat, souvenir gift and travel documentation

Optional Extras:
- Upgrade to 1st class: £76 per person
- Add extra nights at any of the resorts

Payment by credit card:
A transaction fee of 1.6% up to a maximum of £20 will apply when paying by credit card. A transaction fee of 2.2% up to a maximum of £20 will apply when paying by AMEX (Diners Card cannot be accepted). No charge will be made for debit cards.