Luggage free hiking in the footsteps of James Bond

Grindelwald - Wengen - Mürren

 

Pass the magical setting of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau as you hike towards the Schilthorn - the legendary mountain forever connected with James Bond and the film 'On Her Majesty's Secret Service'. On this independent hiking tour (4 or 7 nights), you will enjoy magnificent views over the mountains and the chance to experience favourite beauty spots such as Männlichen, Lauterbrunnen and of course the Schilthorn-Piz Gloria. You can choose to walk the full length of the hikes outlined in the programme we will send you, or use cable cars over certain stretches. Your luggage is transported for you from one hotel to another, which enables you to admire the fabulous views unencumbered.

Your holiday price includes a Half Fare Card, giving you up to 50% discounts on the cable cars and mountain journeys mentioned.

2019 departures June-October - please call 0800 619 1200 to book

4 nights departing on a Sunday. Prices from £947pp

7 nights departing on a Saturday. Prices from £1,390pp



Day 1 - Arrive in Grindelwald

We arrange your travel from the UK to Grindelwald to suit your requirements. Grindelwald is perched at the top of a valley and has dramatic views, particularly of the Eiger mountain. The Sunstar Alpine Hotel is conveniently situated in the village centre and offers a comfortable stay, with a wellness area and swimming pool.

Accommodation at the Sunstar Alpine Hotel Grindewald including breakfast and dinner.

Day 1 - Arrive in Grindelwald

We arrange your travel from the UK to Grindelwald to suit your requirements. Grindelwald is perched at the top of a valley and has dramatic views, particularly of the Eiger mountain. The Sunstar Alpine Hotel is conveniently situated in the village centre and offers a comfortable stay, with a wellness area and swimming pool.

Accommodation at the Sunstar Alpine Hotel Grindewald including breakfast and dinner.

 
Day 2 - Explore the Jungfrau region

A day at leisure in the scenic Jungfrau region. You could spend an incredible day at the Jungfraujoch-Top of Europe, or head to the First mountain which has a variety of activities, walking and stunning views. You could even make the journey down to Interlaken and enjoy a cruise on Lake Brienz or Lake Thun.   

Accommodation at the Sunstar Alpine Hotel Grindelwald including breakfast and dinner.

Day 2 - Explore the Jungfrau region

A day at leisure in the scenic Jungfrau region. You could spend an incredible day at the Jungfraujoch-Top of Europe, or head to the First mountain which has a variety of activities, walking and stunning views. You could even make the journey down to Interlaken and enjoy a cruise on Lake Brienz or Lake Thun.   

Accommodation at the Sunstar Alpine Hotel Grindelwald including breakfast and dinner.

 
Day 3 - Hike the Männlichen or Kleine Scheidegg to Wengen

(This is day 2 on the shorter itinerary)

Hike from Grindelwald over the Männlichen or the Kleine Scheidegg into the picturesque village of Wengen. The fantastic panorama of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau stays with you all the way. The hiking time depends on the route you choose - between 3½ and 5½ hours. You can choose to use cable cars for certain sections if you prefer.

Accommodation at the Sunstar Alpine Hotel in Wengen including breakfast and dinner.

Day 3 - Hike the Männlichen or Kleine Scheidegg to Wengen

(This is day 2 on the shorter itinerary)

Hike from Grindelwald over the Männlichen or the Kleine Scheidegg into the picturesque village of Wengen. The fantastic panorama of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau stays with you all the way. The hiking time depends on the route you choose - between 3½ and 5½ hours. You can choose to use cable cars for certain sections if you prefer.

Accommodation at the Sunstar Alpine Hotel in Wengen including breakfast and dinner.

 
Days 4-5 Wengen and the surrounding area

(This is day 3 on the shorter itinerary)

Make the most of your stay in Wengen by enjoying one of the many activities in the area. Männlichen and Kleine Scheidegg are well worth exploring for walks, views and maybe lunch in an alpine restaurant. Alternatively you can explore this fabulous village and relax in the hotel's garden and swimming pool.

Accommodation at the Sunstar Alpine Hotel in Wengen including breakfast and dinner.

Days 4-5 Wengen and the surrounding area

(This is day 3 on the shorter itinerary)

Make the most of your stay in Wengen by enjoying one of the many activities in the area. Männlichen and Kleine Scheidegg are well worth exploring for walks, views and maybe lunch in an alpine restaurant. Alternatively you can explore this fabulous village and relax in the hotel's garden and swimming pool.

Accommodation at the Sunstar Alpine Hotel in Wengen including breakfast and dinner.

 
Day 6 - Hike the Lauterbrunnen Valley and up to Mürren

(This is day 4 on the shorter itinerary)

The hike from Wengen to Mürren takes you down to Lauterbrunnen and the Staubbach waterfall - the 2nd highest in Switzerland. The section of the hike from Grütschalp to Mürren offers more panoramic views of the mountains which will stay with you for many years. Again depending on which route you choose it will take between 2 and 4½ hours and there is the option to break your walk by using cable cars.

Accommodation at the Hotel Jungfrau in Mürren including dinner and breakfast.

Day 6 - Hike the Lauterbrunnen Valley and up to Mürren

(This is day 4 on the shorter itinerary)

The hike from Wengen to Mürren takes you down to Lauterbrunnen and the Staubbach waterfall - the 2nd highest in Switzerland. The section of the hike from Grütschalp to Mürren offers more panoramic views of the mountains which will stay with you for many years. Again depending on which route you choose it will take between 2 and 4½ hours and there is the option to break your walk by using cable cars.

Accommodation at the Hotel Jungfrau in Mürren including dinner and breakfast.

 
Day 7 - Explore the Schilthorn-Piz Gloria

A whole day to explore the stunning countryside around Mürren. The Schilthorn is close at hand and offers a memorable day out. The mountain has a close association with James Bond, and at the summit you can find a host of activities devoted to the character and the film which was shot here. You will also enjoy amazing views and the opportunity to dine in the revolving restaurant.  

Accommodation at the Hotel Jungfrau in Mürren including dinner and breakfast.

Day 7 - Explore the Schilthorn-Piz Gloria

A whole day to explore the stunning countryside around Mürren. The Schilthorn is close at hand and offers a memorable day out. The mountain has a close association with James Bond, and at the summit you can find a host of activities devoted to the character and the film which was shot here. You will also enjoy amazing views and the opportunity to dine in the revolving restaurant.  

Accommodation at the Hotel Jungfrau in Mürren including dinner and breakfast.

 
Day 8 - Final day

(This is day 5 of the shorter itinerary)

Final day of your hiking tour - time to travel home. If you would prefer to stay in Mürren for extra days, or travel on to another resort in Switzerland, we can extend your holiday to suit your individual requirements.

Day 8 - Final day

(This is day 5 of the shorter itinerary)

Final day of your hiking tour - time to travel home. If you would prefer to stay in Mürren for extra days, or travel on to another resort in Switzerland, we can extend your holiday to suit your individual requirements.

 
Your holiday price includes
  • Return scheduled flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
  • 2nd class rail travel from Zurich airport to Grindelwald
  • 4/7 nights half board accommodation in the 3 hotels as described sharing a twin/double room
  • Buffet breakfast and evening meal with a choice of main dishes
  • Luggage transport (1 item per person) as described
  • Welcome drink at the Sunstar Hotel Grindelwald
  • Travel details of your hiking trails as described
  • Half Fare Card, offering up to 50% discount on mountain railways and cable cars
  • 2nd class rail travel from Mürren to Zurich airport
  • All airport taxes and security charges

Additional nights can be arranged. 

Why not pre-book a Jungfrau Travel Pass which covers a multitude of mountain journeys. You can also book a Swiss Travel Pass, which offers free travel to the Schilthorn.

View our booking conditions here

Your holiday price includes
  • Return scheduled flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
  • 2nd class rail travel from Zurich airport to Grindelwald
  • 4/7 nights half board accommodation in the 3 hotels as described sharing a twin/double room
  • Buffet breakfast and evening meal with a choice of main dishes
  • Luggage transport (1 item per person) as described
  • Welcome drink at the Sunstar Hotel Grindelwald
  • Travel details of your hiking trails as described
  • Half Fare Card, offering up to 50% discount on mountain railways and cable cars
  • 2nd class rail travel from Mürren to Zurich airport
  • All airport taxes and security charges

Additional nights can be arranged. 

Why not pre-book a Jungfrau Travel Pass which covers a multitude of mountain journeys. You can also book a Swiss Travel Pass, which offers free travel to the Schilthorn.

View our booking conditions here

 

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Bernina Express
GoldenPass Line
Gotthard Panorama Express

Planning your holiday

Call 0800 619 1200
  • Decide which resorts you would like to visit
  • Choose your scenic journeys
  • 1st or 2nd class rail travel in Switzerland
  • How many nights in each resort
  • Decide on bed & breakfast or half board
  • 3, 4 or 5 star hotel accommodation
  • Choose where to visit with your Half Fare Card
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