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Join Sherpa Expeditions Swiss alpine walking, encompassing a wonderful range of landscapes as you stroll on a self-guided trek at your own pace through much of the best mountain scenery Switzerland has to offer.

Price:

From £1580pp based on twin sharing

Duration: 14 Days
Departures: Various departures daily from July to September
Start point: Engelberg
End point: Saanen
 

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The Alpine Pass Route | 14 Days

Trip Highlights:

- Swiss Alpine Walking Encompassing a Wonderful Range of Landscapes
- New Views Everyday
- Variety of Passes to Cross, from Easy to Challenging
- Comfortable Accommodations

This walk follows the most impressive two-week section of a classic alpine walk, which embraces much of the best mountain scenery Switzerland has to offer. It is a route which takes us over many alpine passes, some a leisurely stroll, others a tougher proposition, but all offering their own spectacular visual rewards. A marvellous complement to the high land of peaks and passes are the park-like valleys with their thickly wooded hillsides the unspoilt farming villages, deep-blue lakes and picturesque flower-decked chalets. As well as crossing the Grosse Scheidegg and the Hohturli there is also the incomparable Bernese Oberland region with its impressive peaks, the Jungfrau, Monch and Eiger.

This is a trek, which involves much daily uphill and downhill walking. It is only suitable for fit walkers who can readily manage days with more than 1000m ascent and descent. Those in good physical condition who take regular exercise and who have recent hill-walking experience, will find this a trip whose exciting challenges are equally matched by its rewards.

What price includes

 
  • 13 breakfasts, 8 dinners
  • 10 nights in 2-3 * hotels; 1 tourist hotel; 2 mountain huts
  • Luggage transfers
  • Route notes and maps
  • Emergency hotline
 

Location

 

Plan your journey by train

Meeting point:
Meet at your accommodation in Engelberg

Nearest train station to meeting point:
Engelberg

Transfer to meeting point:
Guests make their own way to meeting point

How to get there:
Train from London to Engelberg via Luxemburg and Basel

 
Plan your journey by train to Engelberg
 

Plan your journey by train

Finish point:
Finish at your accommodation in Saanen

Nearest train station to finish point:
Saanen

Transfer to finish point:
Guests make their own way to station

How to get back:
Train from Saanen to London via Basel and Luxembourg

 
Plan your return train journey from Saanen