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Of late there has been some mega-development for Andermatt in the form of hotels and massive expansion of the ski lifts under the name Ski Arena. More hotels are planned, but for now the traditional charm of the town centre remains blissfully intact.


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Small-Group Swiss Alps Day Trip from Lucerne

Depart central Lucerne in the morning and sit back and relax as your minivan ventures over the 3,307-foot (1,008-meter) Brünig Pass to the Bernese Oberland. Your first stop will be at the breathtaking Aare Gorge. Over thousands of years, the River Aare has worked its way through the limestone cliffs and formed this stunning gorge. Walk for about 40 minutes along a secure footbridge high above the thundering waters of River Aare through the gorge.Then, stop for a short lunch break (own expense) before ascending through the wild landscapes of the Bernese Oberland to Grimsel Pass. From here, reach the vast Rhone Glacier. For about one hour, explore the long, blue ice tunnel which leads into the Ice Room, carved deep into the glacier. Don't forget to bring your camera!Enjoy spectacular views over St Gotthard Massif on your journey over Furka Pass to the mountain village of Andermatt. From here, reach Schollenen Gorge, home to the legendary Devil’s Bridge. According to a local myth, building the bridge was so difficult that the devil himself agreed to build it under the condition that he’d receive the soul of the first traveler to pass over the bridge!After your Swiss Alps adventure, enjoy a relaxing and scenic drive back to Lucerne in the evening.

$497.40 Private & Custom Tours

Glacier Express one day round trip with private tourguide - starts in Zurich

Meet your tour guide at your per-arranged time and place, probably your hotel. We start with the transfer from Zurich to Chur, the travel takes one hour. Chur is the capital town of the canton "Graubünden" and repudetly the oldest town in Switzerland. A walk around in the old town proves this declaration, you'll pass old houses and churches. (optional and depending on train schedule, the walk around will take place in Brig. A small city surrounded by mountains and with the visit of the Stockalper-palace). After the city walk, you're heading back to the train station, where the “Glacier Express” awaits us. Take a seat behind large panoramic windows on your pre-arranged seat. The train continues in direction of Diesentis, through the "Grand Canyon of Switzerland", the source-area of the "Rhein"-river. The train passes closed between the rocks and the river - one of the highlights of this travel! During the journey from Chur to Diesentis, lunch will be served at your seat. From Disentis, the train engages the cogwheel now and is climbing up from 1600m above sea level to the "Operalp" pass on 2033m above sea level. Once reached the top, the train is descending down to 1440m above sea level within 20 minutes. The train will arrive in Andermatt and stops there for 20 minutes, perfect time to take some pictures of the train. Andermatt is a small village in the canton of "Uri" surrounded by mountains and now a touristical attraction with the new 5-star-hotel "Chedi". The journey continues through the 15 kilometer long "Furka" base tunnel, constructed in 1982 to save travel time from Brig to Andermatt. You will be traveling through the “Goms” valley in direction of Brig. This valley is known as a destination for hiking (summer time) and winter sports. After two hours travel time from Andermatt away,  arrive in Brig. At Brig, leave the Glacier-Express train and take a little time, to have a walk through the pedestrian zone in Brig. You'll be shown the place, where the water level was 4 meter high in 1993, where the local river flooded the city center. Your tourguide will lead you to the right train in Brig, where  you will board an intercity train. Your tourguide will most probably leave you in Brig and will handover all necessary tickets and information to you. The train that you board will take you without any train change via Bern back to Zürich.

$539.94 Private & Custom Tours

Private Full-Day Glacier Express Tour from Basel

Meet your tour guide at your per-arranged time in the lobby of your hotel. Toigether with your tourguide you will tranfer to the train station in Basel. You will board an intercity train, which will take you via Zürich and along the lake Zürich to south-eastern Switzerland. After one hour and 20 minutes, you arrive in Chur, the oldest town in Switzerland. Depending on schedule, a short walk around with your tourguide will take place. Back at the train station, you will take your seat at one of the panoramic coaches of the Glacier Express. Shortly after departure (around 11:45am), the lunch service will start, while you will pass through the famous Rhine gorge heading to Disentis. During your journey, audio comments by headphone are availabe or you simply as your tourguide. In Disentis, the train will start to climb to 2033m above sea level while a rough alpine landscape will pass the windows. On top, the "Oberalp pass" you will see a small lighthouse - your tourguide will explain you the story. The train will start to descent on a steep track down to Andermatt, a village on 1400m above sea level and now opening the new resorts. The train will stop in Andermatt for 15 minutes, that you will have the chance to get off the train for same fresh air. The journey will continue through the 15 kilometer long "Furka" base tunnel, constructed in 1982 to save travel time from Andermatt to Brig and to operate all year. The Glacier Express will continue through the “Goms” valley in direction of Brig. This valley is known as a destination for hiking (summer time) and winter sports. After two hours travel time from Andermatt away,  you will arrive in Brig. In Brig you will get off the Glacier-Express train and you can take the chance for a little walk around through the pedestrian zone in Brig and the palace "Stockalper".  You'll be shown the place, where the water level was 4 meter high in 1993, where the local river flooded the city center. Your tourguide will lead you to the right train in Brig, where  you will board an intercity train. Your tourguide will most probably leave you in Brig and will handover all necessary tickets and information to you. The train that you board will take you without any train change via Bern back to Basel. 

$369.75 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private transfer from Zurich Airport to Andermatt

After a long flight, when just your plane has touched down, all you will be in need is a private airport transfer direct to your reserved hotel or any desired destination in the new strange country.Just head to the visitor center, where your friendly driver will be waiting for you to assist you with your luggage if needed, and lead you to the car. Upon confirmation of your trip from Zurich Airport to Andermatt, you will receive a transfer voucher with all the details. You will be provided a 24/7 contact number for any urgent question you may have regarding your transfer. For the safety of your child, just ask for the child seat for free of charge as well as, a pair of skis/snowboards. Avoid any stress, hassles and queues, as you skip the taxi waiting lines with ensuring your private transfer with most comfortable vehicle and the VIP services of ALPTRANSFER.

$369.75 Transfers & Ground Transport

Private transfer from Andermatt to Zurich Airport

After a long flight, when just your plane has touched down, all you will be in need is a private airport transfer direct to your reserved hotel or any desired destination in the new strange country.Just head to the visitor center, where your friendly driver will be waiting for you to assist you with your luggage if needed, and lead you to the car. Upon confirmation of your trip from Andermatt to Zurich Airport,  you will receive a transfer voucher with all the details. You will be provided a 24/7 contact number for any urgent question you may have regarding your transfer. For the safety of your child, just ask for the child seat for free of charge as well as, a pair of skis/snowboards. Avoid any stress, hassles and queues, as you skip the taxi waiting lines with ensuring your private transfer with most comfortable vehicle and the VIP services of ALPTRANSFER.

$539.94 Private & Custom Tours

Glacier Express Private One-Day Guided Train Tour from Lucerne

Meet your tour guide at your per-arranged time in the lobby of your hotel. Toigether with your tourguide you will tranfer to the train station in Luzern. You will board an intercity train, which will take you via Zürich and along the lake Zürich to south-eastern Switzerland. After one hour and 20 minutes, you arrive in Chur, the oldest town in Switzerland. Depending on schedule, a short walk around with your tourguide will take place.Back at the train station, you will take your seat at one of the panoramic coaches of the Glacier Express. Shortly after departure (around 11:45am), the lunch service will start, while you will pass through the famous Rhine gorge heading to Disentis. During your journey, audio comments by headphone are availabe or you simply as your tourguide. In Disentis, the train will start to climb to 2033m above sea level while a rough alpine landscape will pass the windows. On top, the "Oberalp pass" you will see a small lighthouse - your tourguide will explain you the story. The train will start to descent on a steep track down to Andermatt, a village on 1400m above sea level and now opening the new resorts. The train will stop in Andermatt for 15 minutes, that you will have the chance to get off the train for same fresh air. The journey will continue through the 15 kilometer long "Furka" base tunnel, constructed in 1982 to save travel time from Andermatt to Brig and to operate all year. The Glacier Express will continue through the “Goms” valley in direction of Brig. This valley is known as a destination for hiking (summer time) and winter sports. After two hours travel time from Andermatt away,  you will arrive in Brig. In Brig you will get off the Glacier-Express train and you can take the chance for a little walk around through the pedestrian zone in Brig and the palace "Stockalper".  You'll be shown the place, where the water level was 4 meter high in 1993, where the local river flooded the city center. Your tourguide will lead you to the right train in Brig, where  you will board an intercity train. Your tourguide will most probably leave you in Brig and will handover all necessary tickets and information to you. The train that you board will take you to Bern and back to Lucerne.