Wilderness Travel: New Glacier Express Tour 2014

Ried: Zermatt, Fluhalp

Ried: Zermatt, Fluhalp

Zermatt: Klein - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Klein - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Edelweiss

Zermatt: Edelweiss

Blatten: Zermatt - Trockener - Steg - Furggsattel

Blatten: Zermatt - Trockener - Steg - Furggsattel

Zermatt: Oberhäusern

Zermatt: Oberhäusern

Blatten › Nord: Zermatt - Zmutt

Blatten › Nord: Zermatt - Zmutt

Blatten › Süd: Zermatt - Zmutt

Blatten › Süd: Zermatt - Zmutt

Zermatt › Süd: Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

Zermatt › Süd: Matterhorn Glacier Paradise

Zermatt

Zermatt

Zermatt › West: Valais - Suisse

Zermatt › West: Valais - Suisse

Zermatt: Brücke - zum - Steg

Zermatt: Brücke - zum - Steg

Stafel: Matterhorn

Stafel: Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergletscher

Zermatt: Gornergletscher

Zermatt: Air

Zermatt: Air

Zermatt: Trockener - Steg - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Trockener - Steg - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Zermatt, Kirchbrücke

Zermatt: Zermatt, Kirchbrücke

Hotel Bristol › Süd: Matterhorn

Hotel Bristol › Süd: Matterhorn

Zermatt › Süd-West: Matterhorn

Zermatt › Süd-West: Matterhorn

Zermatt: Kirche

Zermatt: Kirche

Trockener Steg › Süd

Trockener Steg › Süd

Blatten: Zermatt - Trockener - Steg

Blatten: Zermatt - Trockener - Steg

Zermatt: Aroleid

Zermatt: Aroleid

Zermatt: Sunnegga - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Sunnegga - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Wollipark - Sunnegga

Zermatt: Wollipark - Sunnegga

Ried: Zermatt, Findeln

Ried: Zermatt, Findeln

Zermatt: Parkhotel - Beau - Site

Zermatt: Parkhotel - Beau - Site

Zermatt: Matterhorn - Zoom - Sunnegga

Zermatt: Matterhorn - Zoom - Sunnegga

Zermatt: Kirchenplatz

Zermatt: Kirchenplatz

Zermatt: Matterhorn - Sunnegga

Zermatt: Matterhorn - Sunnegga

Zermatt: Sunnegga - Hohtälli

Zermatt: Sunnegga - Hohtälli

Stafel: Zermatt - Schwarzsee

Stafel: Zermatt - Schwarzsee

Zermatt: Rothorn - paradise

Zermatt: Rothorn - paradise

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Bahnhofplatz

Zermatt: Bahnhofplatz

Ried: Air Zermatt - Heliport

Ried: Air Zermatt - Heliport

Ried: Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Ried: Air Zermatt - Zermatt

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Matterhorn - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Matterhorn - Riffelberg

Stafel › Süd: Zermatt - Restaurant - Stafelalp

Stafel › Süd: Zermatt - Restaurant - Stafelalp

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Weisshorn

Zermatt: Weisshorn

Zermatt: Matterhorn - glacier - paradise - Gobba - di - Rollin

Zermatt: Matterhorn - glacier - paradise - Gobba - di - Rollin

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Riffelberg

Blatten: Gornergrat - Zermatt - Matterhorn

Blatten: Gornergrat - Zermatt - Matterhorn

Blatten: Gornergrat - Zermatt - Matterhorn

Blatten: Gornergrat - Zermatt - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Gornergrat - Matterhorn

Zermatt: Blick - auf - das - Matterhorn - vom - Balkon - des - Hotel - Ambiance

Zermatt: Blick - auf - das - Matterhorn - vom - Balkon - des - Hotel - Ambiance

This brand new tour features great hikes from Zermatt, Pontresina, and Guarda. 8 days from $4695.

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You'll discover the quintessential alpine towns of Zermatt, Pontresina, as well as Guarda, with its whitewashed houses adorned by colorful sgraffitti, who are among Switzerland’s most enchanting. We’ve crafted a superb hiking journey linking these captivating towns, with a choice of easy or moderate hikes each day. Taking advantage of efficient Swiss transportation, including the famed Glacier Express, we hike through a magical realm of mountains, glaciers, sun-splashed valleys, and charming villages—the perfect taste of Switzerland!

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Days 1-2
Zermatt

From car-free Zermatt, we hike to Zmutt, with its slate-roofed wooden houses and tiny chapel, or ride the Gornergrat Railway to its top station (10,135'), with breathtaking views of a glistening sea of ice and some 50 peaks including the Matterhorn and Monte Rosa, third highest peak in Europe.

Days 3-5
Glacier Express / Pontresina

The renowned Glacier Express brings us to Pontresina in the Engadine, with its diverse alpine flora and shimmering lakes framed by ice-clad massifs. One of our hikes brings us along the lateral moraine of the Morteratsch Glacier for stupendous views of glacier fields and snowy summits.

Days 6-8
Guarda

Guarda, set on a sunny terrace above the valley of the Inn River, offers hikes past lovely hamlets, farmhouses, and meadows to the dreamy medieval castle of Tarasp, perched on a clifftop 500 feet above the valley. Depart on Day 8.

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