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Swiss Alps Day Trip from Zurich: Jungfraujoch and Bernese Oberland
"Head to Sihlquai Bus Terminal near Zurich train station in the morning to meet your multilingual guide — who speaks English Spanish and German — and board your luxury coach. Then relax on the scenic drive through the Bernese Oberland countryside. You’ll feel as if you’ve entered a fairy tale as you stare at the sheer beauty of the white jagged mountains above Bern a range known as the Bernese Alps. The scenery is truly mesmerizing and it only gets better!Arrive about two hours later in Interlaken for a quick break. This famous town is situated between two lakes Lake Thun and Lake Brienz and serves as the main transport gateway to the region's mountains and lakes. Continue to the nearby village of Grindelwald
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Original Eiger Jump Grindelwald in Interlaken
"Meet the staff at the drop zone office in Interlaken Wilderswil for the introduction. The skydive and helicopter crew takes you for a scenic flight towards the breathtaking Swiss Alps Eiger Monch and Jungfrau. Have a glimpse at the famous Lauberhorn Ski see glaciers and the south side of the Swiss Alps. On the way back skydive in front of the famous Eiger North Face from about 15'000ft. Speed down the Eiger at 120 miles an hour open the parachute for a gentle landing in Grindelwald. On the shuttle back to Interlaken you can relax and overthink the unique adventure. Video and pictures are optional. Friends and family members are welcomed to join you in the helicopter or can watc"""The Original Eiger Jump Grindelwald is the ultimate skydive adventure in front of the famous Swiss Alps. The Skydive in front of the famous Eiger mountain includes a scenic helicopter ride to the top of the snowy peaks and glaciers. Weather permi we will surround the peaks of Eiger and Monch. The tandem skydive will be in front of the famous Eiger North Face with landing in Grindelwald"
From CHF690.00
Independent Bernese Oberland and Jungfrau Region Day Trip from Zurich
"Arrive at the Sihlquai Bus Terminal near the Zurich train station in the morning to board the coach. On board meet your multilingual guide for a 2-hour ride through the idyllic Bernese Oberland countryside. Stop in Interlaken for a quick coffee break (own expense) before continuing to Grindelwald.When you arrive in Grindelwald your guide provides you detailed written information about Grindelwald's sights a timetable for your train ride to Interlaken and details about where and when to meet in Interlaken for the coach ride back to Zurich. Equipped with your helpful information you can set off to explore the picturesque village of Grindelwald at your leisure.Tucked in the stunning Bernese Alps Grindelwald is one of the oldest resorts in Switzerland. Numerous lookout points afford views of the famous triple peaks of Eiger
From CHF94.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Zermatt

Car free Zone.

Zermatt is petrol/diesel car free zone, this does not mean no traffic. Vehicles are electric including taxis, delivery floats,and the police. These vehicles are practically silent so you may not hear...
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Nov 02, 2015

Watch out for speeding kids.....

If you are in Zermatt on a weekday in school term time, just be careful at 3pm when school gets out. The local kids, God love them, are full of the joys of spring and become very boisterous and...
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Oct 24, 2009

Watch out for weather conditions

It is important to check weather conditions before undertaking any kind of activity whether walking or skiing. If you have a TV in your room there is usually a channel which gives the the latest news...
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Jan 12, 2009

Vicious St. Bernard's

I always thought that St. Bernard's were fairly docile dogs, after all aren't they famous for rescuing people? This St. Bernard must have been nipping at the spirits in his barrel and a nasty drunk to...
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Sep 10, 2007

No Children Under the Matterhorn

While planning for a cable car ride from Zermatt to Matterhorn and back always make sure that you are not accompanied by any child under three years of age.We had our two yrs.old daughter with us. At...
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Jan 02, 2007

Crevasses Danger

Respect the local signs, especially if you are skiing on the glacier. Pay attention that crevasses could be hide by a fresh snow cover, so stay on the beaten path... and avoid to dissappear in the...
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May 14, 2006
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Silent Electric Carts!

Because cars are not allowed in Zermatt, only electric vehicles are allowed on the streets. The downside to this is, these electric carts are silent. Drivers generally look out for pedestrians and...
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Feb 19, 2006

Avalanche hazard

If you're going skiing/surfing off-piste or climbing. Please respect the local regulations and read the avalanche bullettins.Keep in mind that nature is always stronger than humans, so keep humble.In...
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Jul 02, 2005

There is a McDonald's in Zermatt

Sad but true!! I could never understand why a person who travels great distances only to dine at McDonald's. For some odd reason people find comfort in going to McDonald's when they're abroad. People...
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Apr 15, 2005

The altitude....

The altitude in in Zermatt can give you a headache, make you feel tired or ill and generally just dehydrated.Drinks gallons of water, try to get a humidifier put in your room and run a hot bath.Leave...
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Feb 16, 2005

High altitude precautions...

Chi va piano, va sano e va lontano... (Who goes slowly, goes safetly, goes far)Don't forget to acclimatize before going on up to the Klein Matterhorn (3'800m). Please bear in mind that you need plenty...
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Sep 09, 2004

Slippery Streets!

Most certainly winter brings a lot of snow and ice to Zermatt, which makes walking around kind of troublesome. First of all, it has some pretty steep roads, with signs showing the angles and saying...
Feb 07, 2004

Electric vans and taxis

Even though Zermatt is supposed to be a car free town, there are many electricty-powered taxis and vans zipping around. Watch out for these!! They come quite fast on those small roads, so watch out...
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Feb 16, 2003


If you're hiking or skiing when the conditions for an avalanche are present be aware of you surroundings!! These snow fences are designed to help to keep the snow pack in place but I certainly saw...
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Jan 31, 2003

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The Gornergrat bahn cog track , takes you from Zermatt to the top of Gornergrat mountain opposite the Matterhorn. The fare is 86 chf return, the Swiss travel pass gives you it at half price. You...
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The Matterhorn is the most distinctive and dramatic peak in the Swiss Alps,it straddles the Swiss -Italian border The Matterhorn is 4478 m high and can be seen from some parts of Zermatt village....
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We were having a coffee at the Sunnegga Restaurant outdoor tables when I suddenly sighted this hang glider. Spot the yellow sail. It looked fantastic on a sunny day, an ideal photo opportunity which...
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Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

The best thing to do on a visit to Zermatt is to get up into the mountains, and the ultimate place to do this is at the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. At 3,883 metres above sea level, this is the...
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Klein Matterhorn

Whilst hiking above Sunnegga we took many photos, some good, others better. However these 2 shown below show how cold and rugged the snowfields can be. With my large Canon lens I could not pick up any...
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Glacier Express

This is the station where the Glacier Express arrives in Zermatt, the centre of town next to Bahnhof Platz. Bahnhof Platz is where the hotel pick up vans collect passengers and their luggage. Zermatt...
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"See you there this Summer or Winter..."
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"Zermatt and the Majestic Matterhorn"
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"Zermatt - Gateway to the mighty Matterhorn"
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"Zermatt...Guardian of the Matterhorn"
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"Zermatt and the Mighty Matterhorn"
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