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  • From Zurich: Day Trip to Grindelwald & Interlaken

    1. From Zurich: Day Trip to Grindelwald & Interlaken

    Explore the idyllic Bernese Oberland and magnificent Jungfrau mountain region on a full-day tour from Zurich. The day includes free time to explore the famous mountain resorts of Grindelwald and Interlaken, located between 2 lakes. Start with a scenic coach journey through splendid countryside to Interlaken in the heart of the Bernese Oberland. After an orientation stop, continue to Grindelwald, also known as “Glacier Village.” Numerous lookout points provide stunning views of the impressive mountainscape, including the triple peaks of the Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau. Take the funicular to the sunny terrace of Mt. First, or explore the town on the unique and fun “trottibikes” (not included). In the early afternoon, return by train to Interlaken, where you will spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the region’s shopping paradise. Choices on offer include regional produce, precious je...

    I enjoyed it a lot. Too many beautiful experiences in this tour. - first and the Cliff walk - had fun riding a train back to Interlaken - good quality free time - guides are very helpful and friendly - instructions were very clear

  • From Zurich: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

    2. From Zurich: Day Trip to Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe

    Explore the snow-capped mountains of Jungfraujoch, listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site since 2007 for its stunning High Alps scenery, and as the site of Europe’s largest glacier. It is also Europe's highest train station. The scenic coach journey takes you along the Brünig Pass and the shores of Lake Brienz to the Bernese Oberland. After a break in Interlaken, board the cable car at the Grindelwald Terminal for a spectacular 15-minute ride to the Eiger Glacier by gondola. From there, exchange to a cogwheel train that will take you to the peak of Jungfraujoch. Enjoy the stunning views of the triple peaks of Eiger, Mönch, and Jungfrau as you ride. Once at the top of Jungfraujoch, immerse yourself in the High-Alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock. Experience the adventure tour “Alpine Sensation,” marking the 100-year anniversary of the Jungfrau Railway, and visit the Sphinx Obser...

    It was a fun and wonderful experience, the guide was very nice, accommodating and knowledgeable. I would love to go on the trip again.

  • Mount Titlis Day Tour from Zurich

    3. Mount Titlis Day Tour from Zurich

    Enjoy a spectacular winter tour. Discover the unique landscapes of eternal snow and varying glaciers, and experience an unforgettable adventure. Departing from Zurich, take a bus ride over the Albis Pass and along the shores of the magnificent Lake Lucerne on the way to the city of Lucerne. Once there, take a short tour of the city's most important sights, including a photo stop at the famous Lion Monument or Vierwaldstätter Lake, depending on traffic. Afterwards, enjoy some free time to explore the city on your own. From Lucerne, you continue on the tour by driving to Engelberg. The breathtaking ride up into the high alpine glaciers of Mount Titlis begins here. From the Rotair revolving cable car on your way up to mountain, you'll get spectacular views of the deep crevasses in the glaciers, and the immense chunks of ice that break off in spectacular fashion. Take your chance to enjoy...

    It was a wonderful experience, comfortable bus, excellent guide and awesome locations

  • From Zürich: Stein am Rhein and Rhine Falls

    4. From Zürich: Stein am Rhein and Rhine Falls

    Depart Zürich and journey towards the Swiss/German border of northern Switzerland. Travel through a beautiful wine-growing region of charming farming villages and picturesque landscapes en route to Laufen. See the splendid medieval castle of Schloss Laufen and the mighty Rhine Falls and experience Europe's biggest waterfall. Get unique views from the panoramic lift and discover what it looks like when an average of 700,000 liters of water per second plunges into the basin below. Next, take the Belvedere Trail to a viewing platform right above the falls. Feel the rumbling waters beneath you. If you are feeling adventurous, take the optional boat ride and experience the falls from below. Continue via Schaffhausen with its famous Munot Fortress, and soak up the views of the gently rolling vineyards and farming villages en route to Stein am Rhein. Upon arrival, learn about the well-preserv...

    It was amazing from the start till the end, the tour guide was so nice, he welcomed me at the meeting point, explained all required rules for Corona, drove us safely to the waterfalls and during the trip he was always giving us info about Switzerland in general and in details, we explored everything also gave us some time for ourselves to explore.. helped me taking photos and drove us back to Zurich.. it was a really nice trip and would definitely plan another one with u.. thxx

  • From Zurich: Lucerne and Engelberg Full-Day Tour

    5. From Zurich: Lucerne and Engelberg Full-Day Tour

    Enjoy the panoramic views from Zurich to Lucerne along Lake Lucerne. You'll also get to visit the beautiful city of Lucerne. After 1 hour of free time to explore, the trip continues on to Engelberg. Check out Engelberg's stunning Baroque monastery. Built by Benedictine monks in 1120, there are still over 30 monks living and working in the monastery which dominates the town. Spend the next 3 hours strolling through the village and visit the Swiss cheese factory to experience first-hand how the famous cheese is made.  Alternatively, you can hike on the breathtaking trails around the village and enjoy views of the magnificent landscape.

    I would like to thank Konrad for his great customer service, he ensured all safety measures are in place and continued to remind us of the social distancing. The trip was worth it, the drive was extra smooth that we didn’t get car sick highly recommend it with “Konrad”, we had our masks on the entire trip and ensured no good and beverages on board the car which was convenient for all. The upgrade part to the top of the mountain was a bit too much however we extremely enjoyed our time in Engelberg village.

  • Zurich: E-Bike City Tour

    6. Zurich: E-Bike City Tour

    On hardly any other city tour can visitors discover Zurich from so many different perspectives than on this 135-minute guided e-bike tour. With your stylish e-bike, you will be able to explore much of urban Zurich without wearing yourself down. The tour travels along bike paths through the lively and high-contrast Zürich West Quarter, with its former industrial halls that now house restaurants, cafés, and galleries. A short – and thanks to the electrically generated power – effortless climb takes you up to the Rigiblick funicular, where you can enjoy a breathtaking vista over downtown Zurich. Following, the route heads back down the hill through pretty residential quarters to the lake, passing many of Zurich's main sights – including the University and the Grossmünster church – on the way. Back on level ground, continue along the picturesque shores of Lake Zurich to the landing stage a...

    Some technical mishaps but Maria’s charm and practicality saved the day! She is a caring and knowledgeable guide.

  • Zurich: Rhine Falls and Best of Zurich City Full-Day Tour

    7. Zurich: Rhine Falls and Best of Zurich City Full-Day Tour

    Marvel at Europe’s largest waterfall on a combined scenic and city tour of Zurich and the Rhine Falls in northern Switzerland. Transfer by coach through the charming farming village of Marthalen. Admire its traditional frame houses and the 16th-century Munot Fortress. Pass some of the area’s famous vineyards. Upon arrival at the Rhine Falls on the Upper Rhine River, gaze in awe at a spectacular landscape that dates back to the Ice Age. During the summer you can take an optional boat ride to the middle of the Rhine Falls and experience the cascading waters from the viewing platforms at their very heart. Return to Zurich and continue with a tour of the city landmarks. See the enchanting buildings of the Old Town. Go to the Swiss National Museum, built in the style of a Renaissance chateau. Continue to the Lindenhof neighborhood to see the Roman castle. Discover Europe’s largest clock fa...

    It was very nice tour Easy and comfortable Special thanks to mr. konrad who made it very spectacular

  • From Zurich: Private 4 Countries in 1 Full-Day Tour

    8. From Zurich: Private 4 Countries in 1 Full-Day Tour

    Uncover the best of 4 countries in 1 day on this tour. After getting picked up from your hotel in Zurich, sit back and relax in the comfort of a private vehicle as you drive along Lake Zurich, Obersee and Walensee, admiring green hills and valleys along the way. Then, cross the border into Vaduz in Liechtenstein. Here, marvel at the emblem of the city, the imposing Vaduz Castle, then visit the famous post-office with its high-in-demand stamps. Next, continue to Bregenz in Western Austria, located on the shores of Lake Constance. Here, see sights such as Martins Tower, Lake Promenade and the famous Kunsthaus Kub. Afterward, proceed to the main sightseeing location in Southern Germany, Lindau, where you can admire majestic townhouses and breathtaking views. Later, continue to the German city of Meersburg, where you will drive over the bridge to reach the Swiss town of Stein am Rhein. Enj...

  • Day Trip from Zurich: Grindelwald First Mountain Adventure

    9. Day Trip from Zurich: Grindelwald First Mountain Adventure

    Enjoy a morning drive from Zurich to the Bernese Oberland, passing by five different mountain lakes and listening to interesting explanations of your multilingual guide. After a picture stop at the famous village of Interlaken, go to the charming mountain resort Grindelwald.  Take the cable car up to Mount First to experience the unique summit attraction "First Cliff Walk by Tissot". The trail with a 40-meter one-rope suspension bridge promises an extraordinary adrenaline kick. Grab a bite to eat on the spectacular sun terrace of the restaurant “Berggasthaus First” (food not included). Nearby, you'll find one of Switzerland's most thrilling activities: the First Flyer, a gigantic zip line that gives you the feeling of flying over 800 meters down the hill with a maximum speed of 84 kilometers per hour. Then, continue by mountain cart on an exceptional ride to Bort, from where you complet...

    This tour was amazing. Our guide was very knowledgeable. People who do this tour must realize that there is a significant amount of self-guided time. There certainly could have been more specific instruction about how to actually get to the cable car to get up to Mt. First. It wasn’t terribly difficult to figure out, but that was a small bit that was lacking. In general, though, the tour and the whole experience were absolutely fantastic!!!

  • From Zurich: Private Trip to Liechtenstein and Heidiland

    10. From Zurich: Private Trip to Liechtenstein and Heidiland

    Escape from reality for the day and immerse yourself in the fairytale-like landscapes of Liechtenstein and Heidiland. After getting picked up from your hotel in Zurich, sit back and relax as you travel to the medieval Rapperswil Castle, where you can admire 600 rose varieties in Rapperswil Rose Garden. Later, proceed to Vaduz in Liechtenstein, where you can witness the magnificent Vaduz Castle, as well as the Cathedral of St. Florin, Government House, and the City Hall. At the Vaduz Tourism Office, get the change to stamp your passport with a Liechtenstein stamp for CHF 3.00. Next, you may choose to visit Gutenberg Castle, located in the town of Balzers, where you can admire panoramic views of the town below. Afterward, continue to Swiss Heidiland, which gets its name from Johanna Spyri’s world-famous Heidi story. Spend some time admiring the picturesque village. Follow the Heidi Path ...

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What people are saying about Zurich

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based on 1,853 reviews

It was a great experience. The scenery was amazing, our guide was wonderful(nice, proffessional, responsible and very clever- gave us a wide perspective about the tour and swiss history, culture and economy in general) and the driver was nice and responsible as well.

It was a fun and wonderful experience, the guide was very nice, accommodating and knowledgeable. I would love to go on the trip again.

Tour operator was fantastic and informative. Although it was cloudy, we still Enjoyed ourselves and the tour was planned well.

Tiflis is something worth to see so don’t forget to ask about the upgrade:) tour is fantastic:)

Great tour guide, he was really friendly and knowledgeable. The trip is well worth your time.