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From Wilderswil: Schynige Platte Railway Round Trip and More

4.4 / 5

19 reviews

Activity provider: Jungfrau Railways

From Wilderswil: Schynige Platte Railway Round Trip and More

Activity provider: Jungfrau Railways

From US$ 65.61 per person

Take a trip on a 125-year-old cogwheel train from Wilderswil to Schynige Platte mountain ridge. Breathe in the fresh Alpine air, enjoy the flowers in the botanical garden and listen to the sound of the traditional Swiss alpenhorn.

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Experience

Highlights
  • Ride the nostalgic cogwheel train to Schynige Platte
  • Visit the Botanical Alpine Garden with more than 650 different flowers and plants
  • Watch a traditional alpenhorn performance daily from 11 AM-2 PM
Full description
Take the traditional cogwheel train with open windows up to Schynige Platte, almost 2000 meters in altitude. Relax and enjoy the breathtaking views of Lake Thun and the impressive mountains of Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau during the 50-minute ride. Enjoy the sounds of the alpenhorn, the Swiss traditional instrument, with a free live concert daily from 11 AM-2 PM. See the famous edelweiss flowers at close range at the Schynige Platte Alpine Garden where they grow along with the black lobelia, the paradise lily and around 650 other species in an easily accessible environment. Relax on the terrace of the restaurant and take in the amazing views. Enjoy a short stroll or try a 6-hour mountain tour. For children, the wooden cow Lily and her friends invite the little ones to play at the new playground right next to the mountain hotel. Parents can make themselves comfortable at the playground and be enchanted by the stunning mountain panorama.
Includes
  • Return train ride from Wilderswil to Schynige Platte
  • Entrance to the Botanical Alpine Garden
  • Food and drinks
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
  • The number of visitors is limited to reduce crowds
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Meeting point

Wilderswil Train Station, 3812 Wilderswil.

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.4 /5

based on 19 reviews

Review summary

  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.5/5

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The activity is excellent, the hikes at the top are superb to do. On the other hand, be careful with GetYourGuide, they are not well interfaced with the Swiss railways, you have to come with the printed confirmation otherwise it's very very very difficult. Better to book directly on the jungfrau.ch website.

July 18, 2022

Wonderful

August 10, 2022

It was a great experience going thru the mountains and forests in this small and old style train. The view was spectacular and on the top had a lot of things to see and do. Highly recommended.

August 8, 2022

Product ID: 264017