Jungfraujoch Day Trip from Lucerne with Eiger Express Gondola

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Venture from Lucerne through the Swiss Alps to the highest point in Europe! On this unforgettable day trip with a multi-lingual guide, travel by coach through the Bernese Oberland region to Interlaken and Grindelwald, where you take the gondola and cogwheel train up the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jungfraujoch mountain pass. Gaze upon the Alpine wonderland from the Top of Europe building and walk through the tunnels of a glacier at the Ice Palace. This is sure to be a highlight of your Switzerland vacation!

Itinerary

Duration: 10 hours

  • Meet your multilingual guide in Lucerne and start the journey. Sit back, relax and enjoy the scenic drive through the Swiss countryside and the Bernese Oberland, a fairy-tale wonderland of white jagged Bernese Alps. The scenery is truly captivating, and it only gets better from here!

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  • After a 1-hour drive, stop for a short break in the famous town of Interlaken for orientation before continuing to Grindelwald.

    Duration: 30 mins

  • Continue to the nearby village of Grindelwald to board the gondola Eiger Express of the newly opened V-Cableway for a spectacular ride to the Eiger Glacier station, where you change to the cogwheel train to Jungfraujoch. Stunning views of the world-famous triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau accompany you on the way and the imposing Eiger North Face seems to be within one’s grasp.
  • Once on the top, immerse yourself in the fascinating high alpine wonderland of eternal ice, snow and rock. Experience the discovery tour “Alpine Sensation” marking the 100-year anniversary of the Jungfrau Railway.

    Duration: 2 hours 20 mins

  • Visit the Sphinx Observation Terrace and Plateau with the most breathtaking panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, the neighbouring countries and the longest glacier of the Alps, the Aletsch Glacier.

    Duration: 15 mins

  • Don't forget to stroll through the tunnels of the Ice Palace located in the heart of the glacier – a once in a lifetime experience not to be missed!

    Duration: 10 mins

  • After your Top of Europe adventure, board the cogwheel train for your descent down the mountains. Pass the holiday resort town of Wengen before arriving in Lauterbrunnen, where the coach awaits you for the return trip to Lucerne.
  • Your tour guide will drop you off in Lucerne at around 7 pm.

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Inclusions

  • Seat reservation and preferred boarding (Eiger Express, cogwheel train)
  • Eiger Express cable car, cogwheel train
  • Fully guided tour by professional multilingual guide
  • Alpine Sensation, Sphinx Observation Terrace, Plateau, Ice Palace (weather permitting)
  • Transportation in comfortable coach with AC
  • Carbon-balanced operations certified by myclimate

Exclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses
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Description

Venture from Lucerne through the Swiss Alps to the highest point in Europe! On this unforgettable day trip with a multi-lingual guide, travel by coach through the Bernese Oberland region to Interlaken and Grindelwald, where you take the gondola and cogwheel train up the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jungfraujoch mountain pass. Gaze upon the Alpine wonderland from the Top of Europe building and walk through the tunnels of a glacier at the Ice Palace. This is sure to be a highlight of your Switzerland vacation!

Duration

10 hours

Additional Info

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Specialized infant seats are available
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • As the Jungfraujoch is covered in snow all year round, we recommend bringing a warm jacket, shoes with a solid rubber sole and sun glasses to experience all indoor and outdoor attractions. Please note that there is no possibility to rent clothes or shoes on top of the Jungfraujoch.
  • Routing and means of transport may have to be amended during maintenance work and depending on seasonal schedules without prior notice. A minimum stay of 2 hours on the top of Jungfraujoch is always guaranteed.

Operated by Best of Switzerland Tours

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