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Top 10 Swiss Alps Day Trips from Zurich
Discover the best of the Swiss Alps on a day trip from Zurich. Travel with an expert guide or at your own leisure and admire the most beautiful alpine views in Europe. Set out to Jungfraujoch, Mt Titlis, Mt Pilatus, Mt Rigi and other once in a lifetime locations. Visit the charming Alpine villages of Engelberg and Interlaken, or explore Appenzell or Bernese Oberland regions to taste the best cheese and chocolate in Switzerland.
Make room for these Swiss Alps day trip adventures, all conveniently departing Zurich:
1. Journey to Jungfraujoch on a cogwheel train and explore the Top of Europe with visits to the Sphinx Observatory, Aletsch Glacier and Ice Palace.
2. Spend time in the alpine villages of Grindelwald and Interlaken in the Bernese Oberland with skiing activities in winter.
3. Head up to Mount Titlis where you can ride the TITLIS Rotair revolving cableway and explore the Glacier Cave.
4. Or visit Mount Pilatus where you can feel the sensation of flying at the Dragon Ride cableway and take the world's steepest cogwheel train ride to Alpnachstad.
5. Take the scenic Bernina Express to the towns of Zermatt, St. Moritz, Tirano and Lugano on multi-day extended rail tours.
6. Plan an excursion to Mount Rigi where you can experience Europe's first mountain railway to Rigi-Kulm.
7. Go on a day trip to the town of Lucerne in the heart of the Swiss Alps where you can take a lake cruise and take a funicular train to Mt Stanserhorn.
8. Explore Eastern Switzerland when you visit Appenzell and indulge on some delicious tastings at the Lindt Chocolate Shop and a traditional cheese factory.
9. Embark on an adventure to Rhone Glacier and travel through three mountain passes: Brunig Pass, Grimsel Pass and Furka Pass.
10. Hike the trails of the Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass and enjoy the natural landscape.
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  1. Travel from Zurich to Jungfraujoch, the top of Europe and the highest train station in the continent. Spend a day in one of the most enthralling parts of the Swiss Alps, Bernese Oberland, and discover two of its gems, Grindelwald and Interlaken.
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    From USD257.25

    Daily
    12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  2. Escape the bustling city for an unforgettable two-day stay at Bernese Oberland! Go to the top of Europe—Jungfraujoch—before visiting the Sphinx Observatory and other highlights. Choose between an overnight stay in Interlaken or Grindelwald.
    Meal Provided

    USD484.98

    Family Discount
    Daily
    2 day (morning)
  3. See Switzerland at its finest as you discover the magnificence of the Bernese Alps on a full-day excursion from Zurich. Awe at the postcard-esque view of Jungfrau, Eiger and Monch and explore famed resort towns Grindelwald and Interlaken.
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    USD99.10

    Daily
    12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  4. Grindelwald Ski Experience from Zurich
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    Make the most out of your time in Switzerland and go on an unforgettable skiing adventure in the Swiss Alps. Learn how to ski at Jungrau while enjoying the picturesque view of Mt. Eiger. Spend free time exploring the village of Grindelwald.
    English Available

    USD311.02

    Daily
    12.5 hour(s) (morning)
  5. Spend some leisure time in Lucerne after a guided drive around the city. Then ride the revolving Rotair cable car to the top of Mt. Titlis, 10,000 feet above sea level!Awe at the bird's eye view of the unforgettable alpine scenery.
    English Available

    USD167.63

    Daily
    10 hour(s) (morning)
  6. See the highlights of Switzerland on this overnight excursion from Zurich! Visit and explore Lucerne then enjoy an overnight stay beneath the clear star-filled sky atop Mt. Pilatus and glaciers on Mt Titlis.
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    Meal Provided

    USD495.52

    Daily
    2 day (morning)
  7. Enjoy an exciting day-trip to Mt. Pilatus and revel in the best views of the Swiss Alps. Visit the charming city of Lucerne and hop aboard the world's steepest cogwheel railway to the top of the Dragon Mountain.
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    USD157.09

    Daily
    10 hour(s) (morning)
  8. Set off on an enchanting private tour to Lucerne and ascend to Mt. Pilatus via aerial cable car. Take in sweeping views as you ride the world's steepest cogwheel railway from the Swiss Alps.
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    From USD360.00

    Group Discount
    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  9. Embark on a 3-day adventure through the Swiss Alps as you traverse the Bernina Express, a UNESCO World Heritage site. See the beauty of Switzerland's countryside and visit the towns of St. Moritz, Tirano, and Lugano.

    From USD504.88

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    Daily
  10. Go on a 4-day journey from Zermatt to St. Moritz and Lugano. Discover the one-of-a-kind landscape in the Swiss Alps from the comfort of your seat on board the Glacier and Bernina Express trains!

    From USD771.75

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    (afternoon)
  11. Travel from Zurich to the Queen of the Mountains, Mt. Rigi. Enjoy a cable car ride to the summit, hop on Europe's first mountain railway and enjoy the amazing alpine scenery on a boat cruise to Lucerne.
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    USD139.17

    Daily
    10 hour(s) (morning)
  12. Relish unforgettable views as you travel from Zurich to Rigi, Queen of the Mountains. Reach summit via cable car and Europe's first mountain railway, then relax on a cruise to Lucerne all in one day.
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    From USD360.00

    Group Discount
    Daily
    9 hour(s) (morning)
  13. Visit Lucerne and the charming alpine village of Engelberg on this full-day trip from Zurich. Admire the breathtaking views, visit the Engelberg Abbey and spend a relaxing day in the Swiss countryside.
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    USD75.91

    Daily
    10 hour(s) (morning)
  14. Lucerne Full-Day Trip from Zurich
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    Explore the lovely Old Town of Lucerne from Zurich! Enjoy a short city tour before spending the rest of the day discovering the city's top sights on your own. Upgrade your experience with a relaxing yacht cruise on Lake Lucerne.
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    From USD62.20

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    Daily
    9.5 - 10 hour(s) (morning)
  15. Take a drive through the picturesque Swiss countryside to the town of Lucerne. Enjoy an unforgettable ride in a vintage funicular train then head to the top of Mt. Stanserhorn in the world's first open top double-decker cable car.
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    USD143.38

    Daily
    10 hour(s) (morning)
  16. Embark on a journey to idyllic Eastern Switzerland from Zurich. Explore the lovely village of Appenzell, ride to the top of Mt. Hoher Kaste, visit Lindt Chocolate Shop and enjoy some cheese tasting!
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    From USD120.19

    Mon, Wed, Fri
    9.5 hour(s) (morning)
  17. Awe at the stunning mountain scenery of the Swiss countryside as seen in Heidi! Visit the Lindt Chocolate Shop, savor delicious cheese at the Appenzeller factory and take a cable car ride to the top of Mt. Hoher Kasten.
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    From USD156.04

    Group Discount
    Mon, Wed, Fri
    9.5 - 10 hour(s) (morning)
  18. Kleine Scheidegg Full-Day Tour from Zurich
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    Embark on a full-day excursion from Zurich to two of the most captivating parts of the Alps, Bernese Oberland and Kleine Scheidegg. Revel in the breathtaking views of the famed triple peaks of Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau.
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    From USD141.28

    Daily
    12.5 hour(s) (morning)