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A Day at Kleine Scheidegg – Tour from Zurich

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Key Highlights

  • Breath-taking views of the Swiss Alps, including the north face of the famous Eiger
  • Hiking trails, top-notch restaurants, and shopping
  • Visit Interlaken and Kleine Scheidegg
  • Take a winding ride on a cog-wheel train through the Alps for panoramic views
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 Apr - 31 Oct : Daily
    01 Nov - 30 Nov : Monday, Saturday & Sunday 01 Dec - 31 Dec : Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday
    01 Jan - 31 Mar : Monday, Saturday & Sunday


    Approximately 12 hours

    Start time


    Meeting Point

    Hotel pick up is offered from the following hotels: Mövenpick Airport, Swissôtel Oerlikon, Ramada Zurich, Crowne Plaza Zurich.
    If you are not staying at one of these hotels the tour starts from the Sihlquai bus parking (near Zurich main train station). This bus parking can also be reached by tram / streetcar number 17.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at Sihlquai bus parking (which is near Zurich main train station).

  • Overview & Itinerary


    Take an all-day trip to Kleine Scheidegg, Centre of the Alps! You'll have plenty of time to hike, dine, shop and explore the Swiss town of Kleine Scheidegg as well as enjoying a stop in the famous Swiss resort of Interlaken.

    The trip includes a scenic cog-wheel train ride from Grindelwald to Kleine Scheidegg, and from Kleine Scheidegg to the town of Lauterbrunnen. The winding ride through the picturesque Swiss Alps offers beautiful views and many photo opportunities.


    A Day in Kleine Scheidegg – Tour from Zurich starts from Zurich's Sihlquai bus terminal at 8:00am. A multilingual guide who speaks English, German and Spanish will accompany you for most of the trip, but you'll be on your own for leisure time at Kleine Scheidegg.

    Your trip to Kleine Scheidegg, one of the most picturesque towns in the Bernese Oberland, begins with a coach ride from Zurich to Interlaken. Interlaken is one of Switzerland's most famous winter sport resorts, boasting not only hiking and sporting opportunities, but a diverse range of shops as well.

    At around 10:30am you will arrive in Interlaken for a short break of 30-45 minutes. After this you'll travel to Grindelwald - a resort also known as Glacier Village - to board the cog-wheel train to Kleine Scheidegg. This train ride is the perfect photo opportunity, as the train winds its way through the sparkling, snowy Alps, revealing breath-taking panoramas.

    You will arrive in Kleine Scheidegg at around 12:20pm. Settled in at over 2,000 metres above sea level, Kleine Scheidegg sits just at the base of some of Switzerland's most famous mountains, offering beautiful views of the north face of the famous Eiger. The Kleine Scheidegg serves as the starting point for many hiking trails, though some of these may be closed during the winter. You'll have 4 of hours to explore the town, dine at some of Kleine Scheidegg's top-rated restaurants, and even hike some trails.

    After spending some time at Kleine Sheidegg, you'll board the train around 4:20pm and head back down to Lauterbrunnen. After a quick break there, the coach will meet you to take you safely back to Zurich, ensuring you arrive back to your pick-up point by 8:00pm.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Transportation by air-conditioned, comfortable coach
    • Professional multilingual guide (German, English, Spanish)
    • Hotel pick-up (selected hotels only: Mövenpick Airport, Swissôtel Oerlikon, Ramada Zurich, Crowne Plaza Zurich)


    • Hotel drop-off
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Food and drinks
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming departure details.

    This tour requires a minimum of 5 passengers to operate. There is a possibility that this tour may be cancelled after confirmation if minimum numbers are not met. Should this be necessary you will be offered an alternate departure date or a full refund.

    No need to print! If you are traveling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.