Spend a day in the breathtaking Alps on this day trip from Lucerne to the stunning UNESCO World Heritage-listed region of Jungfraujoch. Travel by coach through the fairy-tale landscapes of the Bernese Oberland, stopping in Interlaken and then Grindelwald for a cogwheel train ride halfway up the mountain to Kleine Scheidegg. Enjoy free time to explore this high mountain pass and enjoy unbeatable views of the iconic Eiger North Face. This tour is perfect for those who want fantastic Alpine panoramas without going all the way to the mountain's daunting summit of 11,750 feet (3,454 meters).
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: LuzernYour multilingual guide — who speaks English and Spanish — will greet you at Lucerne in the morning and invites you to step aboard the luxury coach for a scenic 1-hour drive to Interlaken. Stop At: InterlakenYou'll travel through one of the most idyllic regions in Switzerland, the Bernese Oberland, to the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jungfraujoch region. Take a quick guided tour of Interlaken, a popular town situated between two lakes.Duration: 45 minutesPass By: Grund Railway Station Then head to the nearby village of Grindelwald, where you'll board the cogwheel train for a spectacular ride to the foot of Switzerland’s most impressive Alpine panorama. Admire marvelous views of the famous triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau as you ride halfway up the mountain to the Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass, located at 6,762 feet (2,061 meters) above sea level.Stop At: Kleine Scheidegg, Jungfrau Region, Bernese Oberland, Canton of BernYou’ll have approximately four hours of free time here to explore and take in the sensational Alpine environment. Soak up a sweeping panorama of the Bernese Alps and the best possible views of the Eiger North Face, a famous mountain featured in films such as The Eiger Sanction, starring Clint Eastwood.If you'd like, take a self-guided hike along the Jungfrau Eiger Walk (seasonal trails open late June to October) and capture photos of the rock and ice masses of Eiger Glacier. You'll find several easily accessible hiking trails of moderate difficulty to explore at your leisure.For a taste of the region, head to one of the several local restaurants to enjoy some traditional Swiss cuisine.Duration: 4 hoursPass By: LuzernIn the evening, the guide will pick you up at Kleine Scheidegg to make your way down to Lauterbrunnen. On the way you will pass Wengen a Swiss winter resort. Back in in Lauterbrunnen the coach awaits you to bring you back to Zürich.