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Trip Overview

Experience some of the most stunning peaks of Switzerland firsthand on this scenic vacation by rail. Starting from Basel, ride the rails to the picture-postcard mountain village of Wengen for five nights of relaxation and adventure in this idyllic alpine setting. Use your included Swiss Flexi-Pass for excursions to the summit of the Schilthorn, made famous in the 1969 James Bond film On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, and Jungfrau, the tallest peak in all of Europe.

Highlights

  • Enjoy the fresh alpine air and beautiful scenery of chocolate box village Wengen
  • Surround yourself with the spectacular views and James Bond memories from the summit of the Schilthorn
  • Ride the world-famous marvel that is the Jungfrau railway and view Switzerland from its highest peak

PACKAGE INCLUDES:

  • 5 nights’ hotel stay with breakfast in Wengen
  • 4-day Swiss Flexi-Pass
  • Schilthorn Mountain Day Trip
  • Jungfrau Mountain Day Trip
Trip Map

Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

DAY 1 - ZURICH TO WENGEN
You’re in for a scenic treat today as you journey south on the train from Zurich to Wengen using your Swiss Flexi-Pass. Enjoy gorgeous alpine views the entire way – from Zurich to Interlaken, and then on through Lauterbrunnen to Wengen. On arrival in Wengen, check in at your hotel for a five-night stay and begin to explore the city. The picture-perfect resort town lies at the foot of the Jungfrau and boasts stunning mountain views, ample recreational activities year-round, and a family-friendly, welcoming atmosphere. (Overnight in Wengen) B

DAY 2 - WENGEN
Enjoy Wengen at your leisure today, after breakfast at your hotel. Use your Swiss Flexi-Pass to discover the many attractions of the alpine village, including scenic hikes, skiing, cable car rides and other excursions. Also enjoy shopping and a range of dining options in the sunny town. (Overnight in Wengen) B

DAY 3 - WENGEN TO SCHILTHORN DAY TRIP
After breakfast this morning, use your Swiss Flexi-Pass to travel by train and by cable car for the breathtaking journey to the summit of the Schilthorn, with impressive mountain and valley views the entire way up. At the top, marvel at the panoramic views of the spectacular Swiss skyline, with the peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau in the background. Relive those famous scenes from On Her Majesty’s Secret, the 1969 James Bond movie that featured the revolving restaurant, Piz Gloria, and the black ski run that starts at the summit and leads down to the Engetal below Birg. (Overnight in Wengen) B

DAY 4  - WENGEN
Take the day today to discover more of Wengen and the surrounding area at your leisure. The family-friendly mountain village is refreshingly car-free, and because of its widely open terraced layout, you’re guaranteed hours of sunshine – perfect for long walks and hiking. Visit the holiday chalets and hotels dating from the belle époque period and enjoy some souvenir shopping and traditional food at the heart of the village. (Overnight in Wengen) B

DAY 5 - WENGEN TO JUNGFRAU DAY TRIP
A highlight of any trip to Switzerland is a visit to world-famous Jungfrau Mountain, appropriately named the ‘Top of Europe’. Today you will ascend snowy Jungfrau via Lauterbrunnen to Europe’s highest railway station, at 3,454 metres (11,332 ft). Witness glaciers, waterfalls and wildlife on the route, which traverses the Eiger and Mönch mountains. At the top, enjoy the incredible views, and a number of fun attractions, as well as a choice of restaurants and bars. (Overnight in Wengen) B

DAY 6 - WENGEN TO ZURICH
After breakfast this morning, check out of your hotel in Wengen and take the train via Lauterbrunnen, Interlaken and Bern to Zurich and continue your onward travels. If you wish to extend your vacation, perhaps with an additional day in a different city, or if you would like to take this journey in reverse, one of our Rail Specialists would be happy to help you with all the arrangements. B

MEAL GUIDE: B - BREAKFAST, BR - BRUNCH, L - LUNCH, AT - AFTERNOON TEA, D -DINNER

Hotel Belvedere Wengen

At the 3-star hotel Belvedere in Wengen (1275m above sea level) you are right for relaxing holidays in the impressive mountain world of the Bernese Oberland at the foot of our home mountain - the Jungfrau.

The hotel Belvedere was built in 1912 as an art nouveau hotel and enjoys one of the best and peaceful locations in Wengen. It has been refurbished sympathetically to provide today's comforts without losing the atmosphere of the olden days of the „Grand Hotel Belvedere“.

Hotel Silberhorn Wengen

The hotel is located right in the center of the village, opposite the Jungfrau railway station Wengen. The view from the hotel is breathtaking - from the Jungfrau over the Breithorn mountain chain down into the Lauterbrunnen Valley with its 72 waterfalls. Already Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and Lord of the Rings father J. R. R. Tolkien got inspired by this mystical place. The enjoyment starts with the impressive journey to car-free Wengen – a 14 minutes train ride with the beautiful mountain panorama and the water falls.

Hotel Wengener Hof Wengen

The Wengener Hof is located in the heart of the car-free Jungfrau village Wengen. The view from the hotel is breathtaking - from the Jungfrau over the Breithorn mountain chain down into the Lauterbrunnen Valley with its 72 waterfalls. Already Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy and Lord of the Rings father J. R. R. Tolkien got inspired by this mystical place. The enjoyment starts with the impressive journey to car-free Wengen – a 14 minutes train ride with the beautiful mountain panorama and the water falls.

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Disclaimer:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Prices do not include rail from your hometown. Package prices are subject to change without notice, and all reservations are based upon availability at the time of booking. Single occupancy supplements will apply for solo travelers. Hotel and room facilities vary and may be subject to additional fees. Some hotels require payment of local city taxes on arrival. Please call for pricing. We accept all major credit and debit cards. Activities referenced in the itinerary during free time are for suggested purposes only and are not included. Seasonal activity (if applicable): During the off-season, some tours may not be available. In this case, a similar tour will be substituted. Passports are required when traveling outside the United States including crossing the Canadian border.

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