JUNGFRAU REGION

  8 day independent tour   8 days to explore the stunning variety of Berner Oberland. The tour starts in the largest and most important town in the Haslital Valley, Meiringen. With dark forests and wild waterfalls: the Berner Oberland is an image of pure Switzerland. The opalescent waters of Lake Brienze change their colour […]

 

8 day independent tour

 

8 days to explore the stunning variety of Berner Oberland. The tour starts in the largest and most important town in the Haslital Valley, Meiringen. With dark forests and wild waterfalls: the Berner Oberland is an image of pure Switzerland. The opalescent waters of Lake Brienze change their colour according to prevailing wind and weather, from deep blue into turquoise or emerald green. In Interlaken you have three days under the influence of the famous threesome Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Without doing other mountains injustice, Jungfrau, with her unique harmony of form and proportion is of unsurpassed beautyy. The slopes of the 4000 m high mountain are covered by 8 glaciers. On old passes you return through Rosenlaui Valley to the starting point.

 

Day to Day Itinerary

 

 

Day 1

Individual journey to Meiringen.

7 pm Welcome and tour information, distribution of route documentation. Overnight in Meiringen.

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Day 2

Aare Gorge round trip

Comfortable walk to one of the most famous points of interest in Switzerland, the Aare gorge. The gorge is an impressive relict of the last ice age, when the glacier reached far into the valley. The gorge is 1.4 km long and up to 200 m deep. For hundred years it has been accessible by a safe bridge and tunnels. This walking tour is a very special experience. Walking time approx. 2 hrs.

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Day 3

Meiringen-Ballenberg – Brienz

Beautiful walk over hills and through valleys past open air museum Ballenberg, where you can experience Swiss traditions with more than 100 original farm houses surrounded by the typical gardens and fields, artisans etc. Walk past the pretty village of Brienzwiler with views of the beautiful Lake Brienzersee to Brienz where you will stay overnight. Walking time approx. 4 hrs.

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Day 4

Brienz – Giessbach falls- Iseltwald – Interlaken

You walk on the shore of Lake Brienz, where you can enjoy a magnificent view of the lake and Brienzergrat. A leisurely walk through the woods leads you to the Giessbach waterfalls and to Iseltwald, the only village on the south shore of Lake Brienz and then further to world famous Interlaken, the gateway to the Jungfrau region. Time: about 5 hours.Overnight in Interlaken.

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Day 5

Interlaken – Schynige Platte-First-Grindelwald 

By train and rack railway up to Schynige Platte. An unsurpassed high altitude path above the tree line with marvellous views on the Alps with green valleys of Lütschine and Aare follows. Visit the alpine garden Schynige Platte with more than 500 alpine flowers. Walking time: approx. 6 hrs.Overnight in Grindelwald.

 

Day 6

Free ride by Jungfrau train up to Jungfraujoch.

Today you enjoy a rack railway ride up to Jungfraujoch, the “top of the world”. Stunning views of the summits of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. Take the walking trails back to grindelwald at your own leisure. Overnight in Grindelwald.

Day 7

Grindelwald-Meiringen 

By cable car up to First. Once more you can enjoy the panorama view on your walk to Grosse Scheidegg, a mighty wall of Wetterhorn, which towers almost vertically. The gigantic mountains and glaciers close by, the many streams and marvellous fauna are part of an overwhelming experience. Walking time: approx. 5 hrs.

Day 8

Individual departure or extra nights in Meiringen.

 

 

Schedule & Price

Every day from June to mid-October.

Price per person CAD $1475
Single Supplement $280
Extra nights in Meiringen $110
Optional dinner package ( x 7) $175

 

 

This tour includes:

* 7 nights in three star hotels, all rooms with private facilities

* Breakfast each day

* Welcome meeting and Information Pack

* Luggage transfer

* 3 day Jungfrau Pass (free use of cable cars, trains and buses)

* Entrance fee to glacier gorge Rosenlaui

* Entrance fee to Aare gorge

* Free car park in Meiringen

* 7 day emergency help-line.