Zermatt & Gornergrat (Matterhorn)-day tour with private tourguide - from Basel
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Zermatt & Gornergrat (Matterhorn)-day tour with private tourguide - from Basel
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Zermatt & Gornergrat (Matterhorn)-day tour with private tourguide - from Basel

1 day
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Stop At: Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise, Zermatt 3920 Switzerland

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. 

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Gornergrat, Bahnhofplatz 7 Bahnhof, Zermatt 3920 Switzerland

top view to the Matterhorn from Gornergrat

Duration: 2 hours

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  • All taxes, fees, and handling charges
  • professional and local guide
  • private tour for your party only
  • all transportation for train and coghwheel railway
  • insider walk around in Zermatt
  • admission fee for Gornergrat
  • Entry/Admission - Zermatt-Matterhorn Ski Paradise
  • Entry/Admission - Gornergrat
Not included
  • Food and drinks
  • personal expenses during the tour
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A minimum of two people per booking is required
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
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