Prepare to be awestruck. Exhilarated. In this place where trails lead to remote hamlets, glacial lakes and green pastures, over hidden mountain passes and beside immense glaciers. Where chalets welcome you and your family with a cold beer or rich hot chocolate. Prepare for the height of Switzerland. Prepare for the Swiss Alps.
1 Experience quintessential Switzerland with breathtaking hikes | Begin with a ridgeline walk above the Adelboden Valley | Ascend by gondola to the Wildflower Trail and Hahnenmoos Pass | Alpine pastures, tumbling waterfalls and glistening glaciers stretch out before you.
2-3 Trek from high mountain passes to wildflower-strewn meadows | A challenging route to Leukerbad leads past a shimmering glacier-fed lake and over Gemmi Pass | Cable cars whisk us over the toughest ups and downs | Traverse a thermal gorge on a suspension bridge that looks onto a thundering waterfall | Discover the age-old process behind Swiss cheese at a traditional farm | Indulge in a rejuvenating soak in Leukerbad's healing waters.
4 Catch the Glacier Express train to Zermatt, a picturesque village with stunning views of the Matterhorn | Hike through the Zmutt Valley | Pause for a lager or slice of apple strudel in a historic mountain hamlet | Visit the herb garden for Ricola's world-renowned candy and teas.
5-6 Admire jaw-dropping views of Gornergletscher, a glacier with bright blue pools and deep crevasses, reached by foot or cogwheel train | Listen to the ice field groan, creak and rumble | Savor crisp morning air en route to an alpine lake which offers magnificent vistas | A festive dinner featuring raclette and fondue marks the last night of this grand alpine hiking adventure.