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Zermatt & Gornergrat (Matterhorn area) from Basel

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per traveller Price is £426
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Duration: {0} Duration: 10h 30m Free cancellation Free cancellation No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English Offered in: English Picks up from select hotels Picks up from select hotels

You will start the tour by meeting your tourguide at your hotel and make your way to the trainstatin in Basel. From there, an intercity train takes you within two hours to south-Switzerland, where you change onto the Matterhorn-Gotthard-raillway. After 50 minutes travelling through the valley, you will ariive in Zermatt. Together, you wil make your way to the historical part of the village. Visit the small streets and get information about the architecture of the wooden houses. While stopping at the best photo point, your tourguide will explain you the storiy about the climbers at mount Matterhorn. You will pass by the hotel “Monte Rosa” and the memory of the first climbers in Zermatt. Your tourguide will show you the cemetry for climbers and missing mountanineers. According your preferences, you will have lunch in Zermatt or board the coghwheel train to Gornergrat.

Within 40 minutes, the train climbes up to 2800m above sea level, where you will enjoy the fantastical areial view. Your tourguide will lead you to the scenic platform, where you have a 360 degrees panorama to mount Matterhorn, the glacier Monte Rosa and the surrounding summits. You will have time at the top to sit on the terraces and just enjoy the views. According your preferences, your tourguide will lead you back to Zermatt by train. In Zermatt you'll make your way to the local museum, where you will have a insight view to the life in Zermatt in the 19th century. You will see exhibition objects from the first ascent to mount Matterhorn, local houses and stories about the life in the mountain area. The visit will take approx. 45 minutes and after it, the tourguide will lead you back to the train station. You will board the train to Visp (50 minutes) and change to the intercity train, which takes you back to Basel, where the tour ends.

You will start the tour by meeting your tourguide at your hotel and make your way to the trainstatin in Basel. From there, an intercity train takes you within two hours to south-Switzerland, where you change onto the Matterhorn-Gotthard-raillway. After 50 minutes travelling through the valley, you will ariive in Zermatt. Together, you wil make your way to the historical part of the village. Visit the small streets and get information about the architecture of the wooden houses. While stopping at the best photo point, your tourguide will explain you the storiy about the climbers at mount Matterhorn. You will pass by the hotel “Monte Rosa” and the memory of the first climbers in Zermatt. Your tourguide will show you the cemetry for climbers and missing mountanineers. According your preferences, you will have lunch in Zermatt or board the coghwheel train to Gornergrat.

Within 40 minutes, the train climbes up to 2800m above sea level, where you will enjoy the fantastical areial view. Your tourguide will lead you to the scenic platform, where you have a 360 degrees panorama to mount Matterhorn, the glacier Monte Rosa and the surrounding summits. You will have time at the top to sit on the terraces and just enjoy the views. According your preferences, your tourguide will lead you back to Zermatt by train. In Zermatt you'll make your way to the local museum, where you will have a insight view to the life in Zermatt in the 19th century. You will see exhibition objects from the first ascent to mount Matterhorn, local houses and stories about the life in the mountain area. The visit will take approx. 45 minutes and after it, the tourguide will lead you back to the train station. You will board the train to Visp (50 minutes) and change to the intercity train, which takes you back to Basel, where the tour ends.

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8:30 AM, Zermatt & Gornergrat (Matterhorn area) from Basel in English

Duration 10h 30m

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Zermatt & Gornergrat (Matterhorn area) from Basel

Activity Location

Zermatt 3920

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • your tourguide awaits you in the lobby of your hotel in Basel

    Basel


Highlights

  • private tour operated just your party and your tourguide

  • visit the historical site of Zermatt

  • enjoy the train ride up to 2800m above sea level with stunni

  • fantastic aerial view from Gornergrat to the glacier Monte R

  • get information about the first ascent and it's tragedy


Inclusions

  • all taxes, fees and handling charges

  • local and professional guide for your party only

  • all transport fees for train to Zermatt

  • insider walk around in Zermatt

  • transporation fee for Gornergrat railway

  • entrance fee for museum in Zermatt


Exclusions

  • food and drinks


Know Before You Book

  • a minimum of 2 people per booking is required

  • children must be accompagnied by an adult