Experience amazing views of the Matterhorn and the Alps in a combination of cogwheel train ride and easy to moderate day hike
Ride Europe’s second highest railway and the highest open-air railway of the continent – the Gornergrat cog wheel train – up to the 10,134 ft / 3089 meter Gornergrat with incredible views of the Matterhorn accompanying you most of the way.
Walk up to the 360 degree platform area where you see over 29 of the 79 alpine peaks higher than 4000 meters/13,123 ft, including the massive Matterhorn.
Enjoy a 1-2 hour guided hike along signposted trails through an alpine nature reserve with stunning Matterhorn views mirrored in pristine alpine lakes.
Learn about the origins of Zermatt and the people of the canton of Valais (French name) or Wallis (German name)
Local English speaking Guide throughout. Meet Victor one your guides who’s been living in Zermatt for 30 years who knows all the trails, the people and the history of Zermatt.
• The Matterhorn, Zermatt 3920 Switzerland