Swiss Tour - Walk
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Switzerland - Upper Engadin to Zermatt

8 days, 7 nights. Meeting in Pontresina, ending in Zermatt.

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Discover Switzerland´s alpine grandeur on your way from the Upper Engadin to Zermatt.

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Day 1

After meeting in Pontresina at 1: 00 pm (5 nights), you are invited for a tasty lunch at a cheese-farm, while watching their demonstration of cheese-making the old world fashion.

After an introductory afternoon walk, a local expert shares knowledge of  local history and art.

Day 2 - 3

History reveals while following ancient trails through wonderful Bergell Valley, ending in Soglio, the picture-postcard village.


"Paradise" is the name of your lunch place you´ll reach after a partly ascent walk on the Panorama trail with breathtaking views of the Upper Engadin.

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Day 4 - 5

Walk down from the cool climate and bare mountainsides of the Berninapass to the Mediterranean warmth of the Poschiavo Valley, the old fashioned, dreamy, Italian part of Switzerland.

No Engadin vacation is complete without a day exploring the Roseg Valley. A horse drawn wagon brings tired walkers back home.

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Days 6

Enjoy a relaxing journey aboard the famous "Glacier Express" the slowest express train of the world.

Switzerland is presented like the picture book of "Heidi" on your way to Zermatt (2 nights)
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A morning cable-car voyage brings you to the base of the  Matterhorn, where a downhill walk over flowered mountain meadows leads to Zmutt, one of Zermatt´s oldest settlements, beloved for the charm of its weathered, wooden chalets.
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Day 8

For a breathtaking morning adventure, ascend with the oldest and most attractive cock-railway to the No. 1 alpine view point, the "Gornergrat" , 3.090 m above sea level.

The spectacular scenery of "king" Matterhorn set among no less than 28 peaks higher then 4.000 m will follow us on our last walk down to Rifflalp. And it´s all too soon that our incredible journey has to end in Zermatt in the early afternoon.
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Level of walking: 4+

Uneven, rolling terrain with ascents and descents. This trip take place at higher altitude - 1800m - 3000 m

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From Pontresina to Zermatt

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Please read about our conditions and general informations on the special pages, accessable via the navigation on the left side.

This tour includes

- Daily country walks averaging 6-10 miles

- A group size of 4 - 10 participants

- Fine lodgings that exemplify the character and charm of each region and
  include private bathroom facilities

- Full breakfast daily and dinner with a glass of wine each evening

- Services and expertise of a professional, English-speaking local leader
  
throughout the trip

- Services of local guest experts on scheduled events

- Admissions to schedule sites

- All ground transportation, including ferries, trains, boats, lifts, etc. during the trip

- A variety of local trains, taxis, busses

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