Zermatt, Matterhorn Area: Private Tour From Bern by Train

Private & Custom Tours in Switzerland

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Visit the mountain resort village of Zermatt with your private tourguide and spend a day in Zermatt and on mount Gornergrat. Enjoy the perfect view to mount Matterhorn all day long on this sighseeing tour. You will start with a walk around in Zermatt and get information about the history of the village and the influence of alpine tourism as well as the ascent to mount Matterhorn. Afterwards board the scenic coghwheel railway to Gornergrat and enjoy views to mount Matterhorn, the glacier Monte Rosa and the surrounding summits on 2800m above sea level. Get a feeling of mountain climbing while visiting the museum in Zermatt later in the afternoon.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, Zermatt, Canton of Valais, Swiss AlpsYou will start the tour by meeting your tourguide at your hotel and make your way to the trainstatin in Bern. From there, an intercity train takes you within one hour to south-Switzerland, where you change onto the Matterhorn-Gotthard-raillway. After 50 minutes travelling through the valley, you will ariive in Zermatt. Together, you wil make your way to the historical part of the village. Visit the small streets and get information about the architecture of the wooden houses. While stopping at the best photo point, your tourguide will explain you the storiy about the climbers at mount Matterhorn. You will pass by the hotel "Monte Rosa" and the memory of the first climbers in Zermatt. Your tourguide will show you the cemetry for climbers and missing mountanineers. According your preferences, you will have lunch in Zermatt or board the coghwheel train to Gornergrat.Within 40 minutes, the train climbes up to 2800m above sea level, where you will enjoy the fantastical areial view. Your tourguide will lead you to the scenic platform, where you have a 360 degrees panorama to mount Matterhorn, the glacier Monte Rosa and the surrounding summits. You will have time at the top to sit on the terraces and just enjoy the views. According your preferences, your tourguide will lead you back to Zermatt by train. In Zermatt you'll make your way to the local museum, where you will have a insight view to the life in Zermatt in the 19th century. You will see exhibition objects from the first ascent to mount Matterhorn, local houses and stories about the life in the mountain area. The visit will take approx. 45 minutes and after it, the tourguide will lead you back to the train station. You will board the train to Visp (50 minutes) and change to the intercity train, which takes you back to Bern, where the tour ends. Duration: 3 hoursStop At: Gornergrat, Zermatt, Canton of Valais, Swiss Alpstop view to the Matterhorn from GornergratDuration: 3 hours

What’s included

  • all taxes, fees and handling charges
  • local and professional guide for your party only
  • all transportation fees for train to Zermatt
  • insider walk around in Zermatt
  • transportation fee for Gornergrat railway
  • Entry/Admission - Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise
  • Entry/Admission - Gornergrat

What’s not included

  • food and drinks
  • personal expenses during the tour


  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Family friendly
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included