Explore The Pennine Alps And Learn About Swiss Culture
Discover the magnificent Matterhorn peak, whose summit reaches 4,479 meters in height
Stay in local mountain huts, each run by native mountaineers and frequented by fellow travelers
Explore the valley surrounding Zermatt, known for its rolling meadows and rare flowers
Learn the exciting and tragic history of the earliest Matterhorn climbing expeditions
Zermatt and the Matterhorn climb inspired Disney’s 1959 film Third Man on the Mountain
The closest airports to Zermatt are Sion, Geneva, Zurich and Milan. From here, take the train to Tasch ( via Brig or Visp) and change to the cog railway. For a private transfer check out GVA Transfers or Ski-Lifts airport transfers. This is a more expensive option, but convenient if …
The closest airports to Zermatt are Sion, Geneva, Zurich and Milan. From here, take the train to Tasch ( via Brig or Visp) and change to the cog railway. For a private transfer check out GVA Transfers or Ski-Lifts airport transfers. This is a more expensive option, but convenient if you have a lot of luggage.
Zermatt is famous for its world-class accommodation. Ranging from boutique hotels, to airy chalets, to budget friendly youth hostels, there is something for every type of traveler. Expect to pay between $46 per night for a dorm room, to $800 per night for a five star hotel room for two.
The Matterhorn trek is an incredible opportunity to discover one of the most famous alpine peaks. You get to lodge in Zempler and stay in wonderful mountain huts, each of which is steeped in Swiss culture and surrounded by unique terrain.
Although this is a safer alternative to climbing, a guide is still highly recommended. You’ll be hiking in high altitudes and glacial terrain, and professional expertise can only help you. Individuals wanting to complete the trek ought to be in good physical condition and able to complete this moderately difficult adventure. International visitors are required to present a valid travel visa upon arrival in Switzerland.