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Grindelwald and Interlaken - Tour from Zurich

  • When does it run?
    Jun - Sep: Monday & Saturday
    Oct - May: Monday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

  • Start time
    08:00am
  • Duration
    Approximately 12 hours
Inclusions
  • Transportation by air-conditioned, comfortable coach
  • Partly live guided (English, Spanish) from Zürich to Grindelwald + from Interlaken to Zürich (no guide during stay in Grindelwald and Interlaken and during
  • the train ride)
COVID-19 Safety guidelines

Key Highlights

  • Shop at Interlaken's diverse stores
  • Enjoy breath-taking views of the Alps
  • Visit Grindelwald and Interlaken - famous Swiss resorts
  • Take a cable car ride to the top of Mt First or Harder Kulm (Optional)
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!

Overview

The health and safety of our customers is our top priority. Please go through the safety note and learn how our local operators are ensuring the best possible protection against the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here for more details

Journey through the famous Swiss Alps to visit Grindelwald and Interlaken! You can take a beautiful cable car ride to the top of Grindelwald's Mt. First (Optional), home to plenty of hiking, biking, and skiing trails, or simply relax and explore the resort.

After a brief train ride to Interlaken, you can shop until you drop at the many diverse stores, enjoy the breath-taking view of the snowy mountains, or hike or take a cable car ride up to the restaurant and observation deck at the top of Harder Kulm.

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Jun - Sep: Monday & Saturday

    Oct - May: Monday, Friday, Saturday & Sunday

  • Duration

    Approximately 12 hours

  • Start time

    08:00am

  • Meeting Point

    Make your way to the Sihlquai Coach Parking (or Bus Terminal), near Zurich main train station. This bus parking can also be reached by tram / streetcar number 4 / 6 / 13. The closest tram stop is “Sihlquai / HB”.

    Please arrive at the meeting point at least 15 minutes before the start time to avoid any last minute rush.

  • Ending Point

    Same as the start point

Itinerary

  • Your tour to Grindelwald & Interlaken starts from Zurich's Sihlquai bus terminal at 8:00am. A multilingual guide who speaks English and Spanish will accompany you for portions of the trip, but you'll be on your own for leisure time in Grindelwald and Interlaken and train ride from Grindelwald to Interlaken.

    The first stop on your day-long excursion to Switzerland's famous resorts is a brief break at Interlaken. You will reach Interlaken and will have around 30-45 minutes break. Don't worry that this stop is short; you'll return to Interlaken later for a more leisurely look around. After a scenic coach ride through the Alps, you'll arrive at Grindelwald around midday, a winter sports resort also known as Glacier Village.

    The remainder of the tour is at leisure, you will be given a train ticket back to Interlaken along with a timetable. You need to allow 35 minutes to reach Interlaken.

    Meanwhile you are free to explore individually, and have time to take in the beautiful scenery. Grindelwald offers a number of activities, such as a cable car ride to Mt. First, Grindelwald's main mountain that's home to skiing and other snow sports in the winter, and hiking and biking in the summer. The cable car takes you over 2000 metres up; this is a great time to photograph the spectacular snowy view (Optional Activities).

    In the early afternoon, you'll board the train to Interlaken, where you'll spend the rest of the day. Your stay at Interlaken is a wonderful opportunity to shop, as the resort boasts many diverse shops that sell everything from clothing to Swiss army knives and local produce. Interlaken also offers cable car rides to its own mountain, Harder Kulm, at an elevation of over 1300 metres, where a restaurant looks out over the famous Swiss Alps (Optional).

    After shopping, dining and hiking at Interlaken you will depart for Zurich around 5:45pm. Tours reach Zurich around 8:00pm.

Inclusions & Exclusions

  • Transportation by air-conditioned, comfortable coach
  • Partly live guided (English, Spanish) from Zürich to Grindelwald + from Interlaken to Zürich (no guide during stay in Grindelwald and Interlaken and during
  • the train ride)
  • Hotel pick-up & drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks

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.

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