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1. From Bern: Zermatt, Matterhorn, and Gornergrat Private Tour
Start the tour by meeting your tour guide at your hotel then make your way together to the train station in Bern. From there, board an intercity train for 2 hours to south-Switzerland and change onto the Matterhorn-Gotthard-Railway. After 50 minutes traveling through the valley, arrive in Zermatt and make your way to the historical part of the village. Stroll through the small streets and get information about the architecture of the wooden houses. Stop at the best photo point as your tour guide tells you the story of the climbers at Mount Matterhorn. See the cemetery for climbers and missing mountaineers. According to your preferences, stop for lunch in Zermatt or board the cogwheel train to Gornergrat. Ride the train up to 2800 m above sea level and admire the fantastical aerial views. Follow your guide to the scenic platform, where you will have a 360 degrees panoramas of Mount Matt...
2. From Bern: Jungfraujoch Private Day Tour
Meet your guide at your hotel and make your way to the train station in Bern. Board an intercity train for 1 hour to Interlaken, where you will change onto a local train. After 20 minutes, arrive at Lauterbrunnen, a small village at the end of the valley. Ride the cogwheel railway from Lauterbrunnen to Kleine Scheidegg, passing Wengen, a small alpine town known for winter sports and the annual FIS Worldcup downhill race. At Keine Scheidegg, change onto the Jungfrau railway, which will take you to the top of the mountain. During the ride, the train will make a scenic stop in the middle of the tunnel, where you will have the opportunity to get off the train for 5 minutes. Once you arrive at Jungfraujoch at 11333 ft above sea level, take a 1-hour walking tour through the tunnel system. If the weather conditions are good, you may be able to see the Black Forest in Germany from the terrace. ...
3. From Basel: Private Schilthorn and James Bond World Tour
Your tour begins as you meet your tour guide in your hotel lobby. You will then make the journey from the Lauterbrunnen valley to the top of the Birg– 2100m above sea level. First, take a 2-hour ride on the intercity train to Interlaken East. From there, take a local train to the Lauterbrunnen. Then ride a bus from Lauterbrunnen to Stechelberg. As you ride, you’ll pass the “Staubach” waterfall, the helicopter base, and the steep mountain walls. After arriving at Stechelberg, you’ll begin your ascent up the mountain via cable car. Ascend 2100-meters above sea level up the Birg. Once there, walk the “thrill walk,” a steel walk that hugs the side of the mountain. The “thrill walk” has netting that you can climb through that will almost give you the feeling that your floating hundreds of meters above the ground. Take a second cable car and ascend to 2970-meters above sea level, into a maje...
4. Bern: Private 75-Minute Matterhorn Helicopter Flight
On this 75-minute alpine flight you will get to experience some of the most breathtaking mountains views the Alps have to offer. Meet the friendly staff at Bern-Belp airport. After a short safety briefing, you will take a seat in the helicopter. First, you will fly via Riggisberg, Adelboden, Wildstrubel, and Sierre to the impressive Dent Blanche. You will then get up close to the most famous mountain in Switzerland, the Matterhorn. The return flight takes you through the Mattertal valley in the direction of Visp. See the Petersgrat mountain, the Blüemlisalp river, and finally Lake Thun. After a safe landing back at Bern airport, you will receive a souvenir. You will also be able to download pictures from your flight without any extra costs.
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