SWITZERLAND

BERNESE OBERLAND TRAVERSE

Inn-to-inn trekking adventure over the high passes and through the remote alpine valleys of the Bernese Oberland.

Activity Type: Trekking | Adventure

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TRIP OVEVIEW

This alpine journey blends comfort with high mountain hospitality as we hike amidst some of Switzerland’s most renowned peaks. Along the way, we’ll cross over high passes and through traditional Swiss farming hamlets. At night, we stay in charming Swiss villages at locally run chalets and inns, with two nights at Swiss mountain huts. Custom trekking adventure packages are also available upon request.

TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  • Charming Swiss chalets, with two nights at Swiss mountain huts.

  • Delicious and hearty Swiss cuisine prepared with fresh, local ingredients.

  • Stunning alpine scenery and crossing three high passes along our route.

  • Getting off the main trail and visiting the tiny hamlet of Selden.

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ACTIVITY LEVEL

This is a challenging, trekking adventure through the Bernese Oberland and is rated ‘4’ on a scale of 1-5. As one of our most rigorous hiking journeys, we venture through remote alpine terrain on well-maintained trails that include short sections of steep, narrow rock steps with some exposure and fixed ropes. Trekking distances are on average between 4-8 miles, with elevation gains and losses between 1,500’-4,000’ on any given day.

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TRIP DATES

Suggested Trip Length:   10 Days
 

Upcoming Trip Dates: June-September. *Each journey is custom-designed for your own private group on the dates of your choice.

TRIP COST

Trip Cost (2021):  $3,895 per person based on double occupancy (group size 4-10 pax) | $250 single supplement

WHAT'S INCLUDED

  • Expert Swiss hiking guide

  • Accommodations at boutique mountain chalets and Swiss mountain huts

  • Breakfasts and six dinners

  • Luggage transfers throughout

  • Alternative transportation as specified in the itinerary (lifts, cable cars)

  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance

  • Expert trip planning consultation

WHAT'S NOT INCLUDED

  • International flights

  • Some meals as mentioned in itinerary

  • Train to and from the tour

  • Travel insurance

  • Items of personal nature