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Walking Switzerland: From the Jungfrau to the Matterhorn

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14 Days | 13 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderately Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding, and rewarding, programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Betsy from Portland, OR Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 08/10/15 - 08/23/15
This trip is delightful for people who like to hike in beautiful, surprising areas. Around every corner is another Alp to make your day complete. Be sure to practice some hill hiking before you go.

James from Portland, OR Number of programs attended: 1
Date attended: 08/10/15 - 08/23/15
A wonderful way to see Switzerland for the first time.

Manjunath from Boca Raton, FL Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 07/06/15 - 07/19/15
Well organized in beautiful locations in the Swiss Alps. We had an excellent guide in Anna Heickmann. Breathtaking scenery revealed in these hikes is unforgettable. Both Wengen and Bettemeralp hotels provided terrific service and delicious food but the Best Western at the Zurich airport came up short.

Nancy from Cambridge, MA Number of programs attended: 3
Date attended: 09/22/14 - 10/05/14
This program will provide you with an outstanding experience walking amongst spectacular sights of Swiss Alps along trails with professional guides. The mix of visits to historic sites with various well-known Swiss towns and grand hiking will bring everyday inspiration.

Patricia from Granite Bay, CA Number of programs attended: 2
Date attended: 09/22/14 - 10/05/14
If you want STUNNING scenery, and VERY active hikes, this is the trip for you! Staying in only two places really let us settle in, and enjoy the local experiences. Our program guide, Anna, was phenomenal!

Kathleen from Pisgah Forest, NC Number of programs attended: 15
Date attended: 08/11/14 - 08/24/14
This is my favorite program of the 15 Road Scolar/Elderhostel programs that I've taken. It is extremely well run. The hikes vary in difficulty and accommodations were made for those who found any to be too strenous. Food and accommodations far exceeded our expectations in the second week. The first week's food and accommodations were fine, but not exceptional. The scenery and hiking are spectacular. I highly recommend this program. One item to note: There are no coin operated laundry facilities at either hotel. There is a laundromat in Wengen, but you wouldn't want to use it. Plan to hand wash and reuse clothing.

Diane from Ellicott City, MD Number of programs attended: 16
Date attended: 08/11/14 - 08/24/14
Spectacular scenery, great hikes, great food. Sofia is a wonderful group leader, who worked extremely hard to make sure our group had a great time. This was without a doubt my favorite program out of the 15 I've participated in.

Anthony from Princeton, NJ Number of programs attended: 7
Date attended: 07/07/14 - 07/20/14
An outstanding itinerary, very well organized, to the best places to see famous parts of the Swiss Alps. A week is spent at each of 2 locations high up in the mountains accessible only by cable car or cog railway: very delightful. A great set of hikes, with flexibility to choose more or less difficult routes on most days.


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12 nights of accommodations
31 meals: 12 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 11 dinners
13 Expert-led lectures
19 Field trips
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