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  • Grindelwald Day Trips

    Grindelwald Guided Day Hike

    Hike in the Heart of the Swiss Alps in the Grindelwald – Jungfrau – Eiger Region

    Hike on safe, sign-posted mountain trails in a hiking paradise with stunning views of dramatic mountain peaks and glaciers, green pastures and Alpine flora and fauna, often with cow bells clanking all around.

    Enjoy panoramic views of the famous Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau mountain peaks.

    Three different hikes of 3 to 4 hours each, from easy to challenging, allow everyone, regardless of level of fitness and hiking ability, to enjoy a beautiful day in nature.

    Choose your hike on the day according to the prevailing weather conditions and your energy levels:

    • Panoramic Hike offers the best views of the Eiger, Mönch, Jungfrau mountain peaks. 4 hours total hiking, 8 miles distance, 700 ft up / 1800 ft down
    • Eiger Trail offers stunning views of the Eiger. 3 to 4 hours total hiking, 4 miles distance, depending which way you do this hike it’s either 2200 ft down or 2200 ft up.
    • Glacier Walk is very scenic even when the weather is not ideal. 3 hours total hiking, 6 miles distance, 1200 ft up and 1200 ft down.

    All hikes are inclusive of transportation with an expert local English-speaking Swiss guide who is happy to answer any questions about Switzerland – the country, its heritage and its culture.


    The Hike

    Hikes consist of 3 to 4 hours on safe public sign posted “mountain trails” consisting of gravel, dirt, rocky, wide and narrow trails.

    Elevation change: 1200 ft up/down to 2200 ft. up/down – depends upon which hike is selected


    June 15, 2018 to Oct. 15, 2018

    Meet at the Grindelwald Sports shop where you can also pick up any last minute items.


    Adult Standard: CHF 499.00 per person, based on 2 or more
    Adult Standard: CHF 784.00 for one person

    Adult with Half-Tax Card Swiss or Jungfrau Travel Pass: Standard Rates less CHF 24.00 per person

    5 or more contact ECHO Trails

    All transportation mentioned in the itinerary.
    Expert local English speaking hiking guide

    Not Included
    Items of personal nature.

    What to bring/wear
    A bottle of water
    Ankle high hiking shoes are recommended but not obligatory
    Bring appropriate outdoor clothing

    Cancellation policy
    The tour departs rain or shine.

    Full refund up to 24 hours prior to the tour departure.
    50% refund if cancelled by 6.00 p.m. the day before departure.
    No refund on the day of departure.

    When in Switzerland, just dial 079-813-36-10 to reach our office

    Booking within 5 days of your tour date?
    Please contact us directly in Lucerne.

    Calling outside of Switzerland: 41-79-813-36-10.
    Calling within Switzerland: 079-813-36-10
    or e-mail: office@echo-trails.com


    Tina will be your guide. She resides in Grindelwald
    She grew up in Amriswil (located in the north of Switzerland), and has been guiding visitors for the past 8 years.

    Quote from Tina
    What I like about the area: Grindelwald combines so many interesting things for hikers: smooth green meadows, all kinds of rocks, an assortment of animals, snow, forest, steep rockfaces, and gentle hiking trails.

    It lies very close to the big mountains of Switzerland – when the weather is beautiful, the views are just amazing.

    There are hiking trails for everybody: one can hike high up or low down, walk in the sun or, when it’s warmer in summertime, in the shade. There are easy as well as more difficult trails.

    It is just a paradise for hikers.

    Because Tina grew up in Switzerland she’ll be able to answer many of questions you have about Switzerland –
    the country, its heritage, and its culture.

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