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7) Glaciers, Gorges and Passes Tour NB Restricted Dates.

After visiting a spectacular gorge, drive into the heart of Switzerland and drive over the Alps on one of several windy mountain passes such as Grimsel or Furka. Be blown away by the mountain vistas before reaching one of the gems in the Swiss Countryside – the Rhone Glacier.

 

A MORE DETAILED LOOK

This trip takes you off the beaten track, along winding country roads into the heart of the Swiss Alps! The winding mountain pass roads through sparse landscape offer stunning views of the impressive natural surroundings and ensures a memorable Swiss Alpine adventure.

Please note that due to passes only being open for a few months of the year, please check via Contact form or email TST as to when this Tour is available.

We head out over the Brünig Pass (1008m) to the majestic Bernese Oberland. In Meriringen, visit the mystical Reichenbach Falls via the Funicular railway where in the book Sherlock Holmes is said to have perished.

In the village visit the Sherlock Holmes Museum. Visit Aare Gorge and cross it on a short walk on secure footbridges and through tunnels to the other end of the canyon. See the blue glacier water of the torrential river, which sculptured this impressive natural wonder in ancient times.

After some free time for lunch, you ascend the Grimsel Pass through wild landscapes. On the top (2165m), an amazing view over the Dead Lake rewards you.

Continuation to the imposing Rhone Glacier located at an altitude of 2300m. Walk through the 100m long magnificent blue Ice Tunnel to reach the Ice Room – a once in a lifetime experience!

Warm up with a hot drink and relish the spectacular view down to the valley before you continue to the Furka Pass (subject to it being open) the highest point of today’s journey at 2431m.

Enjoy the magnificent vistas over Gotthard Massif and the Urseren Valley before you descend to the mountain resort of Andermatt. Continue through the Schöllenen Gorge with the legendary Devil’s Bridge. After a last picture stop, the return journey begins.

PRICES

Pick up location Price (CHF) per group of…
  1-3 people 4-6 people
Luzern 915 1015
Zürich 955 1055
Interlaken 965 1065
Basel 965 1065

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