3 days / 2 nights
Grindelwald is located in the Bernese Oberland, Switzerland and has about 4’000 inhabitants. Today it’s worldwide one of the most popular and famous holiday and excursion destinations. You will find shops, museums, sport facilities, good restaurants and much more in this welcoming village. Walk around and discover the beauty of this unique village and experience the culture and tradition of it.
The Jungfrau Region has impressing mountain chains, wild valleys und the largest iced area of the Alps. For UNESCO it was very clear: this site is worth to be inscribed as World Heritage of outstanding universal value. Read here about the UNESCO World Heritage Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch and get more information worth knowing about the first Natural World Heritage property listed from the Alps.
Pearls of Switzerland has tailored a 3 days / 2 nights itinerary for you and is happy to assist you in your travel planning. We also do sell the Jungfrau Travel Pass. 3, 4, 5 or 8 days? Get your Jungfrau Travel Pass now. Travel as often as you please on the route network on your chosen number of consecutive days. The 5 or 8 days Jungfrau Travel Pass also includes the train between Interlaken Ost and Interlaken West, Interlaken Ost and Brienz as well as the boats on Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. In addition, all holders of a Jungfrau Travel Pass benefit from a reduction of 50% on the section Eigergletscher – Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe (CHF 61.- from Sept. – May and CHF 74.- from June – Aug. per person with Jungfrau Travel Pass).
Jungfrau Travel Pass prices starting at CHF 180.- for 3 days (adults) + CHF 25.- for each additional day. Children CHF 30.- (6 - 15 years).
3 days/2 nights in Grindelwald
Arrival day - Welcome to Grindelwald!
Check-in after 3pm
Hotel Belvedere in Grindelwald Swiss Quality 4*superior
100% non-smoking room with a large balcony, fantastic view of the mountains Eiger or Wetterhorn, private bath or shower and toilet, hair dryer, make-up mirror, bathrobes and slippers, coffee or tea-making facilities and in-room safe.
Hotel guests can use also a public sauna and open-air salt water Jacuzzi. And for a really refreshing sleep, they also offer a choice of pillows.
6:15pm Meet your guide at the lobby and get a brief introduction of your itinerary.
7pm Dinner at Onkel Tom's Hütte
Small but nice Restaurant. Ospitalità Italiana in a cosy atmosphere. Eat Italian delights.
2nd day Grindelwald – First Top of Adventure
Have a great start into the day with a delicious breakfast buffet. It offers a wide choice of dishes to suit everybody's needs. Daily from 7:30am - 10:30am.
10am Meet your guide at the lobby.
Together you walk to the Grindelwald – First gondola cableway station.
Enjoy the dream panoramic view while floating up to First. After half an hour you are at First on an altitude of 2167m (7111 feet).
Right at the top station of the First aerial cableway, you will find the FIRST mountain restaurant. With 350 indoor seats and 300 terrace seats, the restaurant offers the ideal size for events up to 300 people. The unforgettable mountain panorama overlooking the upper Grindelwald glacier, the Wetterhorn, Schreckhorn, Kleine Scheidegg, Männlichen and Grindelwald lets you forget everyday life. The mountain panorama is truly breathtaking beautiful!!!
First Cliff Walk by Tissot, which runs along the rock wall on a viewing platform.
First Glider falls down on its prey with more than 300 kilometers per hour. The dove brings it in level flight at up to 120 kilometers per hour.
First Flyer can keep up with the fastest birds. In sturdy harness optimally secured, lawn up to four people with tip tempos of 84 km / h 800-meter-long steel cable from First to Schreckfeld down.
Lunch at FIRST mountain Restaurant. For connoisseurs on the sunny side of life. Traditional Swiss dishes.
Afternoon free time.
If you like to go to Interlaken you can use your Jungfrau Travel Pass and take the train from Grindelwald to Interlaken.
Interlaken is situated between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz, overshadowed by the triple peaks of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau. “Interlaken” means ‘in between the lakes’.
Although the town center of Interlaken feels like a busy city, it is actually quite small. Basically, the town center is situated around the Interlaken West station. If you leave the station and turn left into the Bahnhofstrasse, you will enter the main shopping street. Just keep on following that street, which is called Höheweg a bit further on, and you will reach the Interlaken Ost station in about 20 minutes on foot. This main street and few of its side streets are the town center of Interlaken.
Don’t miss the Victoria-Jungfrau Grand Hotel & Spa in Interlaken.
On the weekend, they serve Afternoon Tea in the «VICTORIA Bar» from 2.30pm to 5.30pm. An exquisite selection of tea varieties, accompanied by sweet and savory delicacies – just like in the days of Queen Victoria. And they do have also non-alcoholic cocktails.
Dinner on your own.
3rd day Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe Highest train station in Europe at 3454m (11333 feet)
09am After breakfast meet your guide at the Lobby.
By train from Gindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg where you have 30 min. free time for the souvenir shop or take a coffee break to adjust the body to the altitude. Your guide will show you the meeting point and together you will go up to Jungfraujoch.
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12am Arrival at Jungfraujoch set in a High Alpine world of eternal ice and snow offering views on the Aletsch Glacier and the surrounding mountains (at good weather). Explore the Jungfraujoch with your guide. You will walk through the Ice Palace, a man-made tunnel in the ice of the Aletsch Glacier.
Lunch on your own.
Restaurant Crystal serves à la carte Swiss and International dishes, in the Bollywood Restaurant you find an Indian buffet and in the self-service Restaurant Aletsch you get Snacks and Swiss food.
Explore the Jungfraujoch on your own: Shops, Souvenirs, Lindt Swiss Chocolate Heaven.
For those who want to visit the Sphinx look out point which is accessible through a tunnel and by elevator your guide will show you on the map the direction. The Sphinx is also an observatory. At good weather you can go outside and enjoy the view from one of the lookout points.
Meet before departure at the train station. Your guide will set the time.
Together you will take the train and return to the valley. After an exciting excursion you will return to Grindelwald.
Fare-well Apéro and Souvenir.
Did you know that Matsumoto, Japan is the sister city of Grindelwald?
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