Via Alpina: Pre-Trip and Post Trip Options

Jungrafu Hike: Pre-Trip and Post-Trip Options

Smart to arrive early and acclimate

  • Meet & Greet at the airport
  • Guided Transfer & Transportation to the Engelberg hotel
  • 1 night Engelberg lodging, including breakfast

Pre Trip Rates: US $240 – per person with double occupancy
2 Persons Minimum for this option.

Includes: Accommodations at the hotel with breakfasts

Program and services subject to change.


Additional 3 nights / 4 days

Day 8 – Zermatt / Matterhorn

Morning – Leisure to enjoy Jungfrau region mountains

Afternoon – 2 ½ hour train ride to Zermatt with orientation walk through town.

Day 9 – Zermatt – Gornergrat – Zermatt
45 min cogwheel train to the 13,000 ft. summit.

3 to 4 hrs hiking back down to Zermatt, 4500 ft. down.

Day 10 – Zermatt
Hike the Matterhorn Glacier Trail
Gondola car to the Trockener Steg station at 8,800 ft.
Walk along this 23 educational posted signs about what the glaciers left behind as it retreated across the landscape and how man benefits from their legacy.

We walk at the base of the Matterhorn and experience incredible views. If we are lucky, we interface with local hikers who have either just climbed the Matterhorn or have stayed at the Hörnlihut where Matterhorn climbers stay before their ascent up.

Day 11 – Morning Zermatt to Zürich airport & on own
3 ½ hour train ride to the Zürich airport with the first train departing 5:37 and arriving Zürich airport 9:16.

With a 3 hour check-in time you can make an afternoon 1:00 pm and later departure.

Post-trip tour price: US $1,998 – per person double occupancy
Single Person: US $2,208

Program and services subject to change.


  • Guide services
  • 3 nights lodging @3-star family run lodging
  • Swiss Breakfasts and dinners
  • All ground transportation to the Gornergrat
  • 2nd class train travel to Zürich airport

Not Included: Beverages (beer, wine) with meals, lunches, items of personal nature.