Mount Schilthorn and Bernese Alps Private Tour from Basel

Private & Custom Tours in Northeastern Switzerland

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Spend a day in the Lauterbrunnen valley and in the middle of the Bernese Alps. Visit on a spectacular roundtrip by train, cable car and railway the area of Lauterbrunnen, Mürren and Schilthorn. Toghether with your private tourguide, you will discover the summit and enjoy the fantastic aerial view which spans from the Titlis, Jungfrau, Mönch, Eiger, over the Bernese Alps and the Jura mountains up to the Vosges Mountains and the Black Forest. Mont Blanc is also just visible.Stay relaxed at the panoramic revolving restaurant at the summit, Piz Gloria, was featured in the 1969 James Bond movie On Her Majesty's Secret Service. Visit the exhibition about the movie and get nervous, when passing the "James Bond thrill walk" on the way to the summit. 
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Schilthorn, Murren, Jungfrau Region, Bernese Oberland, Canton of BernYou will meet your tourguide in the lobby of your hotel and together, you will make your way to the train station in Basel. An intercity train will take you within two hours to Interlaken East. From there, the small local train will take you within 20 minutes to Lauterbrunnen, where you have to change to the local bus. With your tourguide, you travel 15 minutes to the end of the Lauterbrunnen valley, passing the "Staubbach" waterfall, the helicopter base and passing steep walls of mountains. At Stechelberg, you will change onto the cable car. The first section takes you along the rock to Gimmelwald, where you change for Mürren. In Mürren, boarding the 3rd section of cable car, it'll take you to Birg, 2100m above sea level. At Birg, your tourguide will lead you to the "thrill walk". From the terrace at Birg the Thrill Walk leads down to the vertical drops of the breath-taking rock massif. A steel structure, about 200 meters in length and closely hugging the mountain, passes underneath the observation deck and the cable car and ends below the station.Afterwards, you will board the last section of the cable car, the gondola takes you up to 2970m above sea level, to a majestic world surrounded by mountains. You will get around with your tourguide through the exhibition about the James Bond movie and a lot of interesting exhibition objects. When returning, you will take a seat in the revolving restaurant. While you can enjoy your lunch, the restaurant rotates 360 degrees around within 45 minutes. You will have a fantastic view to "Eiger, Mönch & Jungfrau", to the lakes and on good weather conditions you might see the Mont Blanc. You will finalize your stay on the terrace, before your tourguide will lead you to Mürren. Mürren is a traditional mountain village  at an elevation of 1,638 m above sea level and it cannot be reached by public road. It is also one of the popular tourist spots in Switzerland, and summer and winter are the seasons when Mürren becomes busy with the tourists. Your tourguide will leady you from the cable car station through the village on a 15 minutes walk to the train station, where the narrow gauge train will take you back to Lauterbrunnen. Your tourguide will travel with you back on the local train to Interlaken, where you will board the intercity train back to Basel. The tour will end at your place preferred or your tourguide will lead you to your hotel. Duration: 4 hours

What’s included

  • all taxes, fees and handling charges
  • local and professional guide for your party only
  • all transportation fees for train, cable car
  • entrance to 007-James Bond world
  • entrance to the thrill-walk at Birg
  • skip-the-line tickets for gondola
  • Entry/Admission - Schilthorn

What’s not included

  • food and drinks
  • personal expenses during the tour
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