expedia

Switzerland may have travel restrictions in place due to COVID-19.

Find out moreOpens in new tab or window

Zermatt & Gornergrat (Matterhorn area) from Basel

By SwissTravelGuide
Price was undefined, price is now AU$669
Free cancellation available
10h 30m
Mobile voucher
Instant confirmation
Selective hotel pickup

Highlights

  • private tour operated just your party and your tourguide

  • visit the historical site of Zermatt

  • enjoy the train ride up to 2800m above sea level with stunni

  • fantastic aerial view from Gornergrat to the glacier Monte R

  • get information about the first ascent and it's tragedy

Check Availability

September 2020

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

Sat.

Sun.

Mon.

Tue.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

Sat.

Sun.

Mon.

Tue.

Wed.

About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    all taxes, fees and handling charges

  • What's included

    local and professional guide for your party only

  • What's included

    all transport fees for train to Zermatt

  • What's included

    insider walk around in Zermatt

  • What's included

    transporation fee for Gornergrat railway

  • What's included

    entrance fee for museum in Zermatt

  • What's excluded

    food and drinks

Know Before You Book

  • a minimum of 2 people per booking is required

  • children must be accompagnied by an adult

What you can expect

You will start the tour by meeting your tourguide at your hotel and make your way to the trainstatin in Basel. From there, an intercity train takes you within two hours to south-Switzerland, where you change onto the Matterhorn-Gotthard-raillway. After 50 minutes travelling through the valley, you will ariive in Zermatt. Together, you wil make your way to the historical part of the village. Visit the small streets and get information about the architecture of the wooden houses. While stopping at the best photo point, your tourguide will explain you the storiy about the climbers at mount Matterhorn. You will pass by the hotel “Monte Rosa” and the memory of the first climbers in Zermatt. Your tourguide will show you the cemetry for climbers and missing mountanineers. According your preferences, you will have lunch in Zermatt or board the coghwheel train to Gornergrat.

Within 40 minutes, the train climbes up to 2800m above sea level, where you will enjoy the fantastical areial view. Your tourguide will lead you to the scenic platform, where you have a 360 degrees panorama to mount Matterhorn, the glacier Monte Rosa and the surrounding summits. You will have time at the top to sit on the terraces and just enjoy the views. According your preferences, your tourguide will lead you back to Zermatt by train. In Zermatt you'll make your way to the local museum, where you will have a insight view to the life in Zermatt in the 19th century. You will see exhibition objects from the first ascent to mount Matterhorn, local houses and stories about the life in the mountain area. The visit will take approx. 45 minutes and after it, the tourguide will lead you back to the train station. You will board the train to Visp (50 minutes) and change to the intercity train, which takes you back to Basel, where the tour ends.

Location

Open map

Activity Location

  • Zermatt
  • Zermatt Valais 3920

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • your tourguide awaits you in the lobby of your hotel in Basel
  • 10 Centralbahnstrasse
  • Basel Basel-Stadt 4051