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Bernese Oberland – Hiking Tour  
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2018 prices are in Australian Dollars and are subject
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Duration:5 Days / 4 Nights OR 8 Days / 7 Nights

Destination: Wengen – Grindelwald - Meiringen - Mägisalp

Against the beautiful setting of the Jungfrau massif, you hike on the legendary ‘Bear Trail’ along the impressive North face of the Eiger to the Rosenlaui glacier. And you can choose to walk whichever stretches you like, the cable cars in the area mean you can make short-cuts.

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Itinerary

Against the beautiful setting of the Jungfrau massif, you hike on the legendary ‘Bear Trail’ along the impressive North face of the Eiger to the Rosenlaui glacier. And you can choose to walk whichever stretches you like, the cable cars in the area mean you can make short-cuts.

Day 1 | Arrive Wengen
Arrive in Wengen by train in 1st class from Swiss border, airport or railstation. Day at leisure.
Overnight in Wengen.

Day 2 | Wengen
A free day settle in and the opportunity for an optional excursion. (Jungfraujoch, Schilthorn).

Day 3 | Wengen to Grindelwald
Start your hiking programme on the cable car to the Männlichen. You will enjoy a fantastic panorama all along the path to the Kleine Scheidegg and the Salzegg and Mettlenstutzenhut. A downhill walk over alpine pastures brings you back to Grindelwald. Hiking time: 4h30. Overnight in Grindelwald.

Day 4 & Day 5 | Grindelwald
Free days. Explore the village or try one of the many walks suggested in your hiking documentation. We suggest hiking up to the Restaurant Milchbach, right next to the upper glacier. Continue to Pfingstegg. Via Halten the way takes you back to the glacier village. Hiking time 3h15. Overnight in Grindelwald.

Day 6 | Grindelwald - Meiringen
You take the first gondola to First and walk on a scenic trail to the Grosse Scheidegg. From there the path leads downhill towards the Schwarzalp and Rosenlaui where you see spectacular waterfalls and narrow canyons. Further down you reach the famous Reichenbach falls and you can take the cable car on walk the last stretch to the village. Hiking time: 4h. Overnight in Meiringen.

Day 7 | Excursion to Mägisalp
A gondola gets you to the Mägisalp and from where you hike up to Planplatten. Stunning views in all directions await you. Via Reuti the way leads back down to Meiringen. Hiking time: 4h. Overnight in Meiringen.

Day 8 | Depart Switzerland
Rail transfer to the border or airport.

 

Price includes:

  • Swiss Rail travel in 1st class including half fare card
    -Swiss border, rail station or airport to Wengen
    -Meiringen to Swiss Border, rail station or airport
  • 2 nights in Wengen
    3 nights in Grindelwald
    2 nights in Meiringen in a room with private facilities
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Half-board breakfast & 4 dinner course (excludes beverages)
  • Hikes and walks as per itinerary
  • Luggage transfers from hotel to hotel
  • Detailed route notes and maps
  • Comprehensive travel documentation
  • Service charges, taxes & VAT

Does not include:

  • Train seat reservations unless otherwise stated

Dates and Rates

Prices are starting from, per person.

Bernese Oberland – Hiking Tour
- 5 Days / 4 Nights
Prices from:
3 Star Hotel
without Balcony
3 Star Hotel
with Balcony
Twin Single Twin Single
02 Jun - 23 Jun 2018,
19 Aug-4 Oct 2018
1474 1447 1637 1637
24 Jun - 18 Aug 2018 1637 1637 1799 1799

Bernese Oberland – Hiking Tour
- 8 Days / 7 Nights
Prices from:
4 Star Hotel
without Balcony
4 Star Hotel
with Balcony
Twin Single Twin Single

02 Jun - 23 Jun 2018,
19 Aug-4 Oct 2018

2289

2289

2612

2612

24 Jun - 18 Aug 2018

2566

2566

2895

2895

 Independent hiking tour.  Please note this tour is graded as an intermediate hiking tour with 4-6 hours walking per day.