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Walking Switzerland: From the Jungfrau to the Matterhorn

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Program #16543RJ
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. There’s 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.
Start of Program
Sep 23, 2014
Zurich Airport: Meet your group by 11:30 AM for the group transfer to Wengen (approx. 3.5 hours). (Hotel check-in is at 2:00 PM.)
You will be staying at the Hotel Silberhorn that night.
Location: Wengen
Nearest airport: Zurich
Transportation to site: Traveling from Zurich Airport to Wengen requires the use of three trains and the trip takes 3-4 hours total. Please contact Rail Europe for assistance with schedules (www.sbb.ch). You may purchase tickets at the SBB ticket counter at the airport. * International train (SBB) from Zurich Airport to Interlaken Ost. * Bernese Oberland Railway (BOB) from Interlaken to Lauterbrunnen. * Wengeralp Railway (WAB) from Lauterbrunnen to Wengen (same platform as previous train). In Wengen, call the hotel and the hotel porter will pick you up with the electric car and help you with your luggage.

End of Program
Oct 5, 2014
Zurich, Switzerland. After breakfast on the last day. (Hotel check-out is at 11:00 AM.)
You will be staying at the Best Western Hotel Airport the night before.
Location: Zurich
Transportation to site: The Best Western Hotel Airport has a hotel shuttle service that runs every 30 minutes. Taxis are also available.
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Silberhorn Hotel is located in the center of the car-free village of Wengen, surrounded by impressive mountains in the Bernese Oberland at the foot of the Jungfrau. From the hotel, it is a 1-minute walk to the railway station and a 5-minute walk to the Männlichen cable car, both of which take you to the skiing and hiking areas.

Contact info:
Bahnhofplatz
Wengen, 3823 Switzerland
phone: +41 338565131
web: www.silberhorn.ch

Room amenities: Each room features a television, hair dryer, personal safe, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, and complimentary Internet access.

Facility amenities: This hotel features a restaurant, fitness room, spa area with exterior whirlpool, interior whirlpool, sauna, heated steam bath room, and foot pool. Massages, tanning beds, and laundry facilities are available for a fee.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. 1-800-241-1404.

Check in time: 3:00 PM

Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: The Best Western Hotel Airport is a comfortable hotel conveniently located near the airport. It offers shuttle service to and from the airport, allowing guests to travel with ease.

Contact info:
Oberhauserstrasse 30
Zurich-Glattbrugg, CH-8152 Switzerland
phone: +41 44 809 47 47
web: www.bestwestern.ch/airport

Room amenities: Each room has a television, telephone, radio, mini bar, air conditioning and wireless Internet access (for a fee).

Facility amenities: The hotel offers two restaurants, a bar, grill room and wireless Internet access (for a fee).

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: N/A
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services if you would like assistance making hotel reservations for additional non-program nights. (800) 241-1404

Check out time: 12:00 PM

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Included
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12 nights of accommodations
32 meals: 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches, 11 dinners
11 Expert-led lectures
19 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences

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4.8
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