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Valais: a Swiss Touch of Luxury

Valais: a Swiss Touch of Luxury

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 16 people
Destination(s): Switzerland  
Specialty Categories: Walking Tours  
Season: January - December
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 890 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1110 Euro (EUR)

Your Itinerary:

Day 1: Coming to Obergesteln

After your flight to Zurich or Geneva, you will be pre-booked in our modern 2-star hotel in the heart of town. Facilities include swimming pool and sauna and all rooms are en-suites. Town: Internet, ATM, Food shop, vibrant city, all facilities, plenty of restaurants, pubs, and clubs. Hotel: 3* hotel in the heart of the town. room en-suite. Includes: (D).

Day 2: Obergesteln (4 h, 11 km)

Today, as we stay in Obergeseln, we will the choice between: relaxing and enjoy this atmospheric city and maybe strolling along the cobbled streets, or going for an easy walk and getting an overview of the valley. From the hotel we climb through a pine forest to the foot of the Grimselpass catching the most beautiful views on the city. Town: Same as above Hotel: Same as above. Includes: (B), (D).

Day 3: Obergeseln to Munster (4 h, 10.5 km). Today, we take a scenic trail through meadows of primrose. It’s an easy 3.5 h walk along the Rhone River. So take your time and admire the majestic mountain looming above and the local Art and woodcraft. Town: ATM, Food shop. Hotel: 3* hotel in the heart of the town, room en-suite. Includes: (B), (D).

Day 4: Munster (3.5 h, 9 km)

We will stay 2 nights in Munster so we give 2 options: either visiting the medieval city of Munster and Stroll along the cobbled streets. Or, if you feel like walking, we recommend a balcony path ascending gently above the village, to give you the most spectacular views on the valley! On the way don’t miss the 16th century church. Later, back to the hotel the dinner will be exceptional. Town: ATM, foodshop Hotel: Hotel 3*. Includes: (B), (D).

Day 5: Munster to Blitzingen (4 h, 11 km)

After a luxury breakfast we take an easy path up to the Reckingerbach River at 1760 m, here there is a most unusual mountain restaurant by the stream; with its garden gnomes, jokes painted on the walls, and a guardian who insisted to write in his visitors’ book. From here the path crosses a succession of streams, the Walibach, Hilpersbach, Wilerbach and, and crossing green pasture and lovely wooden chalets. The next 3 nights in a 4-star hotel, kids friendly, as they can enjoys numerous of activities like an initiation to the Via Ferrata. The restaurant appears in the famous "Gault Millau" and the "Guide Bleu", is just superb. Town: ATM, Food shop, internet in the hotel. Hotel: 4* hotel, great comfort, best views on the valley, swimming pool, and free activities for kids (climbing, via ferrata, pony riding, drawing, etc). Includes: (B), (D).

Day 6: Blitzingen

Free day. From the town take the cable car up the Eggishorn (2927 m), an unspoiled vantage point, above the hamlet of Kuhboden, offering the finest views of the glacier Aletsch for a 360 degree Alpine Panorama and on the magisterial the Eiger, Matterhorn are just Breath-taking. Town: ATM, Food shop, internet in the hotel. Hotel: 4* hotel, great comfort, best views on the valley, swimming pool, and free activities for kids (climbing, via ferrata, pony riding, drawing, etc). Includes: (B), (D).

Day 7: Blitzingen (5 h, 13.5 km)

As we stay a third night in our luxury hotel, you have the option to relax in town, visit Zermatt, less than an hour away by train, or to come with us for a walk. We start ascending to the Schwarzer Brunnen River at 1371 m, and then the path climbs again up to 1622 m at Obermatta before gradually descending to the outskirts of Bellwald. From here you can take a chairlift up and get great views of this part of the Goms valley. Later today, we will go back to Blitzingen by a low path mostly on the shade. Town: ATM, Food shop, internet in the hotel. Hotel: 4* hotel, great comfort, best views on the valley, swimming pool, and free activities for kids (climbing, via ferrata, pony riding, drawing, etc). Includes: (B), (D).

Day 8: Blitzingen. End of the adventure. After breakfast, we bid you farewell at the train station below. Includes: (B).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- 4 nights in a 3* hotels, 3 nights in a 4* hotel
- Full half-board (breakfast, dinner)
- Your luggage transported from hotel to hotel
- Detailed walking notes.

Price Excludes:
- Flights
- Insurance (recommended)
- Drinks.

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