Switzerland Luxury Trek

Lenk, Adelboden, Kandersteg, Leukerbad & Zermatt

At a Glance

  • The best time to embark on the hike is from June to mid October.

  • Enjoy stunning views of mountain lakes, glaciers and snow capped summits

  • Experience luxurious Swiss alpine hotels

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During the summer months, the daytime temperatures are generally warm and can be really quite pleasant, whilst the nights are cooler. The weather can change quickly in the mountains so it's always useful to be prepared with plenty of layers.

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We design each itinerary around you, so this suggested itinerary is a starting point that we can tweak or transform into something completely bespoke to you. Call us on 020 8682 5400 to start planning your holiday.

Itinerary

The Route du Bonheur offers you an exclusive combination of extraordinary overnights in Relais & Châteaux Hotels with carefully selected hiking routes in the Swiss Alps. Enjoy sparkling mountain lakes, snow-covered glaciers and charming mountain villages. The best time to embark on the hike is from June to mid October.

  1. Flight to Zurich

     

  2. Days 1-2: Lenk, Switzerland

    After arriving into Zurich Airport you will be met by your driver and transfer to Lenk. Superbly set in the Hinter Simmental basin, with spectacular waterfalls and the perfect backdrop of the Wildstrubel massif. You will enjoy the remainder of the day at your leisure.

    Accommodation: Lenkerhof Gourmet Spa Resort (1 night)

  3. Days 2-3: Adelboden, Switzerland

    Today, you will start with an easy walking tour in the Bernese Oberland. The route will follow Via Alpina via the Hahnenmoospass with a gentle incline alongside the Glisbach stream, through forest and moorland.

    Details: 13.5km distance. Ascending 990m, descending 700m. Estimated duration, 5 hours.

    Accommodation: Bellevue Park Hotel and Spa (1 night)

  4. Days 3-4: Kandersteg

    Today’s hike leads over the pass "Bonderchrindi", from afar you can catch glimpses on the peaks of the Jungfrau massif. A cable car ride from Allmenalp brings you to the centre of Kandersteg with its picturesque chalets. Kandersteg is located in the Bernese Oberland at an altitude of 1200 metres above sea level at the foot of the Lötschen Pass. Walking distance: 15.5 km distance, ascending 1'400m, descending 1'035m. Estimated duration: 6.5 hours

  5. Days 4-5: Leukerbad, Switzerland

    This morning, take a smooth cable car ride to Sunnbüel. Enjoy the scenic stroll past Daubensee and Arveseeli (2 little lakes) – a perfect walk to enjoy nature in peace.

    You will then reach Gemmipass. From here another cable car takes you down to Valais. Leukerbad of Valais is well known their thermal springs that has led to the development of spa and wellness tourism in the area. Get the chance to relax and rejuvenate in the thermal pools after your trek.

    This trek has been adapted for easy trekking with a gourmet twist and comfortable accommodation. For hikers who would like a bit of challenge, we can customize this for you.

    Details: 9 km distance. Ascending 500m, descending 200m. Estimated duration, 3 hours.

    Accommodation: Les Sources des Alpes (1 night)

  6. Days 5-7: Zermatt, Switzerland

    Enjoy a leisurely morning before transferring to Zermatt (1.5 hours, 65km). On arrival at Tasch, you will disembark from the vehicle and transfer via private taxi to Zermatt railway station. The hotel shuttle will then pick you up to the hotel. This car-free village is dominated by the world famous icon, one of Switzerland’s highest peaks – the Matterhorn.

    Accommodation: Mont Cervin Palace - Summer (2 nights)

  7. Flight from Milan

    This morning you will transfer approximately 3.5 hours to Milan, passing the Italian border for your flight from Milan.

Location

Lenk, Adelboden, Kandersteg, Leukerbad & Zermatt

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