Jungfrau Tour: Kleine Scheidegg Ascent via Train from Lucerne

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Spend a day in the breathtaking Alps on this day trip from Lucerne to the stunning UNESCO World Heritage-listed region of Jungfraujoch. Travel by (...)

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Overview Location: Luzern, Switzerland
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Pass By: Luzern, 6003 Lucerne, Switzerland

Your multilingual guide — who speaks English and Spanish — will greet you at Lucerne in the morning and invites you to step aboard the luxury coach for a scenic 1-hour drive to Interlaken.

Stop At: Bahnhofstrasse 25/5 3800, 3800 Interlaken, Switzerland

You'll travel through one of the most idyllic regions in Switzerland, the Bernese Oberland, to the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Jungfraujoch region.

Take a quick guided tour of Interlaken, a popular town situated between two lakes.

Duration: 45 minutes

Pass By: Grindelwald Grund, 3818 Grindelwald, Switzerland

Then head to the nearby village of Grindelwald, where you'll board the cogwheel train for a spectacular ride to the foot of Switzerland’s most impressive Alpine panorama. Admire marvelous views of the famous triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau as you ride halfway up the mountain to the Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass, located at 6,762 feet (2,061 meters) above sea level.

Stop At: Kleine Scheidegg, Berner Oberland Switzerland

You’ll have approximately four hours of free time here to explore and take in the sensational Alpine environment. Soak up a sweeping panorama of the Bernese Alps and the best possible views of the Eiger North Face, a famous mountain featured in films such as The Eiger Sanction, starring Clint Eastwood.

If you'd like, take a self-guided hike along the Jungfrau Eiger Walk (seasonal trails open late June to October) and capture photos of the rock and ice masses of Eiger Glacier. You'll find several easily accessible hiking trails of moderate difficulty to explore at your leisure.

For a taste of the region, head to one of the several local restaurants to enjoy some traditional Swiss cuisine.

Duration: 4 hours

Pass By: Luzern, 6003 Lucerne, Switzerland

In the evening, the guide will pick you up at Kleine Scheidegg to make your way down to Lauterbrunnen. On the way you will pass Wengen a Swiss winter resort. Back in in Lauterbrunnen the coach awaits you to bring you back to Zürich.

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
What you can expect Spend a day in the breathtaking Alps on this day trip from Lucerne to the stunning UNESCO World Heritage-listed region of Jungfraujoch. Travel by coach through the fairy-tale landscapes of the Bernese Oberland, stopping in Interlaken and then Grindelwald for a cogwheel train ride halfway up the mountain to Kleine Scheidegg. Enjoy free time to explore this high mountain pass and enjoy unbeatable views of the iconic Eiger North Face. This tour is perfect for those who want fantastic Alpine panoramas without going all the way to the mountain's daunting summit of 11,750 feet (3,454 meters).

Practical information


What's inside

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Multilingual guide
  • Round-trip cogwheel train from Grindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg

What's NOT inside

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Additional info

  • Refundable up to 4 business days prior to the travel date minus a 7% administrative fee.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Warm clothing and sturdy shoes recommended
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

Departure point:

Frankenstrasse 2, 6003 Luzern, Switzerland

Duration:

10 hours

Frequency:

Daily, all year round
 

Departure time:

9:00 AM

Return details:

Returns to original departure point

Reviews & ratings

  • Bernese Oberland Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch Panorama | . | 2017/11/15
    "Excellent day on the alps We upgraded to jungfrau experience and can thoroughly recommend it. "

  • Bernese Oberland Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch Panorama | . | 2016/11/10
    "We took the Oberland Alps Day Trip Kleine Scheidegg from Lucerne. The coach was very nice, the guide was knowledgeable and the train rides had spectacular views. We (...) "

  • Bernese Oberland Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch Panorama | . | 2015/12/14
    "Wow! What an amazing trip. It was one of our most favorite tours, and we did around 18 across Europe. Loved the time to just explore, have lunch and take in the (...) "

  • Bernese Oberland Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch Panorama | . | 2015/01/11
    "Great guide, great service, good value for money. "

  • Bernese Oberland Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch Panorama | . | 2017/06/12
    "There was too much time at Klein Scheidegg. Would prefer to have an hour to explore in Grindelwald or Lauterbrunnen. Other than that the trip was (...) "

  • Bernese Oberland Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch Panorama | . | 2016/09/23
    "Breathtaking scenery. Did not take optional trip to the top and still rewarded with incredible views "

  • Bernese Oberland Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch Panorama | . | 2015/05/03
    "Great trip that reminded us of skiing on the Kleine Scheidegg in years past. Taking the cog railway up from Grindelwald and down thru Wengen to Lauterbrunen was a (...) "

  • Bernese Oberland Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch Panorama | . | 2017/09/13
    "The views were beautiful and the experience at Kleine Scheidegg was fun....however the tour was very disorganized. There were 3 groups all doing different tours, and (...) "

  • Bernese Oberland Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch Panorama | . | 2017/07/03
    "The only good: our guide Peter was very informative. But this is just a terrible tour. They cram three different tours on one bus. Their man focus is the Jungfrau (...) "

  • Bernese Oberland Alps Day Trip from Lucerne: Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch Panorama | . | 2017/06/09
    "The description for this tour needs to change. Not only that, but you can purchase the tour for much cheaper while in Switzerland. There were four hours at Kleine (...) "

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