Private Mountain and Hiking Tour from Zurich | La Vacanza Travel

Private Mountain and Hiking Tour from Zurich

Duration: 12 hours
Destination: Switzerland, Switzerland, Zurich

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  • 12 hours
  • Zurich
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable


Begin this 3-part exploration in the charming mountain village of Grindelwald before ascending to the peak of the First Cliff by cable car. Feel on top of the world standing on the glass-deck viewing platform, 2200m (721ft) above sea level. Take a stroll across the peak for panoramic views of the surrounding snow-capped mountain tops. Our knowledgeable tour guide will share facts and tales of the surrounding region throughout the exploration. Continuing to the pristine glacier lake of Bachalpsee, the hike will engulf you in the beautiful alpine landscapes of the neighboring Bernese peaks. Look out for wildlife, including marmots, wild Alpine ibex goats, foxes, rabbits, deer, and much more!

Concluding with a final voyage across the small mountain ridge of Schynige Platte, the guide will lead you to several discoveries known as the ‘Six Pearls.’ These include the karstic Güw area, where eroded limestones form to create an otherworldly landscape, and the unspoiled Faulhorn mountain.

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Stop At: Zurich, Zurich

Your guide will greet you at your hotel or residence before whisking you away to Grindelwald.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Grindelwald, Grindelwald, Jungfrau Region, Bernese Oberland, Canton of Bern

The tour will begin in the idyllic mountain village of Grindelwald, where you’ll catch a cable car to the peak of the First. Mount First is a minor summit positioned on the slopes of Schwarzhorn in the Bernese Oberland, giving you encompassed views of geologically stunning terrain. Our hiking tour guide will lead you throughout the thrilling voyage and eventually take you to a vantage point at the top of the First Peak, where you’ll float among the clouds on a glass platform.

This sky-scraping viewpoint overlooks the Jungfrau Region, where breathtaking panoramic views of the neighboring cliffs and lush Swiss valleys can be admired (subject to weather conditions). During this exploration, the guide will highlight the surrounding views, such as the Bernese Alps, and reveal fascinating facts about the region’s heritage.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Bachalpsee, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

After a sky-high stroll among the Bernese mountain peaks, the guide will accompany you on a serene hike to picture-perfect Lake Bachalpsee. You can admire and photograph several wondrous landscapes throughout the journey, including the majestic Eiger Peak. You may also encounter local wildlife, including fuzzy marmots, wild Alpine ibex goats, and Alpine chamois!

Arriving at Lake Bachalpsee, which is elevated at a staggering 2,265 meters (7,431 feet) above sea level, there will be a chance to capture the entrancing radiance of the indigo-blue glacier lake, which is where it gets its name, the Blue Jewel. Explore the surrounding area, which spans 8.06 hectares of natural, untouched land. Our guide will share various compelling facts regarding the lake, including its captivating glacial origins and unique ecological features.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Schynige Platte, Wilderswil, Interlaken 3812 Switzerland

Continuing the exploration through the Jungfrau Region to Schynige Platte, you’ll be further immersed in the Bernese Highlands. Look out for more wildlife, like rabbits, deer, and foxes, frolicking among the quaint rolling hillsides and neighboring cliffs. Upon reaching the small mountain ridge of Schynige Platte, you can appreciate astounding 360-degree views of the surrounding lakes, including Interlaken, Lake Brienz, and Lake Thun. Throughout the journey across Schynige Platte, your guide will escort you to six notable points known as the ‘Six Pearls.’ As you’ve already ticked off the first pearl, the Balchalpsee, you’ll proceed on an adventure to the other in a 6-hour hike. Reach the two pearls at the Schynige Platte railway, where your guide will share facts about the diverse flora in the Matten and Alpine gardens. Continue your hike towards the remaining pearls along the vastly enchanting Güw landscape, the blue, glimmering Sägistalsee lake, and the undisturbed Faulhorn mountain.

Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Zurich, Zurich

After a full day of adventure, you will experience the famous Schynige Platte, and your guide will return you safely to your hotel.

Duration: 2 hours

  • Private hiking guide
  • Standard Rail Pass (1st Class Upgrade Available Upon Request)
  • Grindelwald FIRST Gondola Pass
  • Schynige Platter Rail Pass
  • Meet and Greet at your Hotel or Residence
  • First Aid Kit
  • Entry/Admission - Schynige Platte

  • Lunch
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered

Departure Time

08:00 AM

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