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The Swiss Alpine Bike Route

E-Bike the mighty Bernese Mountain passes | 6 days

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Traversing Switzerland from the Engadine to the Lake of Geneva by E-Bike, that’s the classic Swiss Alpine Bike Route. You ride from world famous destinations through lonely valleys, over alpine passes and enjoy stunning views, idyllic nature, learn about people and culture, tradition and history, day by day, highlight after highlight. Gravel roads alternate with paved sections and sometimes single trails, usually with little to no traffic. It’s discovering Switzerland, a pure bike pleasure!

From Meiringen to Grindelwald, the first highlight awaits you: Grosse Scheidegg below the mighty Wetterhorn. Then follows the Kleine Scheidegg and the world-famous trio Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau greets you from high above. Now you continue from the deeply cut Lauterbrunnen Valley up to the sunny terrace of Mürren and furher to famous Interlaken. Then along Lake Thun to Frutigen and Adelboden before reaching the western part of the Bernese Alps and finally arriving in glamorous Gstaad.

Technique
moderate

Gravel roads with smaller obstacles: shallow roots, small stones or water channels. Little to moderately steep (up to 40%), tighter bends (S1). Basic skills and riding while standing are required.

Condition
moderate

For outdoor enthusiasts who like to be on the go all day! Bring experience from day trips and prepare well with regular fitness training. Cycling times up to approx. 6 hrs, up to 50 km (e-bike up to approx. 70 km).

Group

6-10 guests per guide

Meeting place

09.45 a.m. Meiringen train station (train arrival 09.35 a.m. Meiringen train station)

Departure

approx. 4 p.m. Gstaad train station

Accommodation

(depending on the date, an alternative choice of hotel with comparable services may occur).

Note

The offer takes into account the current Covid-19 regulations of the FOPH. Please note the protection concept.

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Swiss Alpine Bike Route

6 days
3 possible dates
from 2099.- CHF
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09.07. - 14.07.2022
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21.08. - 26.08.2022
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12.09. - 17.09.2022
6 days
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2099.- CHF

Day 1 You start from Meiringen and pass the Grosse Scheidegg to Grindelwald. Visit the impressive Reichenbach falls or Rosenlaui Glacier Gorge along the route. (E-bike time: 4-5 h, distance: 32 km, ascent/descent: 1650/1075 meters)

Day 2 Cycle up just underneath the impressive Eiger North Face to Kleine Scheidegg before reaching one of the moste beautiful mountain villages in the Bernese Oberland: Wengen. Then you dive into the deeply incised valley of Lauterbrunnen with its stunning waterfalls. (E-bike time: 3-4 h, distance: 20 km, ascent/descent: 1150/1300 meters)

Day 3 Lift up to Gimmelwald, a sunnyside terrace above the Lauterbrunnen valley, by gondola. Then pedal to Mürren where high up on the Schilthorn the James Bond movie “In Her Majesty's Secret Service” was filmed. Enjoy then a gentle ride with a stunning view towards Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau to Isenfluh and down the hill to well known Interlaken. (E-bike time: 3-4 h, distance: 30 km, ascent/descent: 750/1500 meters)

Day 4 It is a gentle ride along the Lake of Thun before you climb up to Adelboden via the lovely villages with its farmhouses scattered in the landscape and accompanied by the typical Simmental cows. (E-bike time: 6 h, distance: 43 km, ascent/descent: 1380/600 meters)

Day 5 Take advantage of a full load of e-power to get to the Hahnenmoos pass where the horizon opens towards the gentle Saanen area. You flow down to the mountain village of Lenk where you stay for the night. (E-bike time: 3-4 h, distance: 20 km, ascent/descent: 730/940 meters)

Day 6 Your final stage takes you to glamorous Gstaad. Over the Rüwlispass you reach the Saanenland, enjoy the unique view into the gentle and at the same time wild mountain world and roll the last meters to the finish in Gstaad with its magnificent "chalets". Some of them are the home of stars, among them Madonna. (E-bike time: 5-6 h, distance: 41 km, ascent/descent: 1530/1750 meters)

Included
  • Guiding and support by guide
  • Overnight stay with breakfast: 5x hotel (basis double room)
  • 1x half board (farewell dinner)
  • Welcome aperitif on day 1
  • Quality E-Bike (hardtail) and helmet
  • Offsetting of CO2 emissions on the tour (CHF 21.- per person, according to event calculator from myclimate)
Exclusive
  • Arrival
  • Transportation (taxi/bus/cable car) approx. CHF 20.-
  • 4x dinner
  • Snacks and drinks
  • Service fee legal travel guarantee (0.25% on offer price)

Additional services:

  • Single room supplement CHF 249.-
  • 4x half board (dinner) CHF 179.-
  • Daily luggage transfer from hotel to hotel CHF 299.-
  • Full suspension E-Bike CHF 149.-
Rental equipment

The rental equipment will be handed over at the meeting point:

  • E-Bike
  • Bike helmet
Technical equipment
  • Backpack approx. 20 l with rain cover
Clothing
  • 1x hardshell jacket (wind- and waterproof)
  • 1x soft shell and/or fleece jacket
  • 1x biking pants
  • Light waterproof rain pants (e.g. Gore-Tex)
  • T-shirt or shirt
  • Bike underwear
  • Cap/headband and hat
  • Bike gloves
  • Functional socks and spare socks
  • Sport/trekking boots
Overnight
  • Clothing and shoes for the evening (accommodation & village life)
  • Personal toiletries, earplugs if necessary
  • Towel
Food
  • Breakfast and dinner at the hotel
  • Tea and lunch must be brought by yourself or can be bought in the hotel/village
  • Snacks (e.g. bars, dried fruits, dried meat)
Various
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun and lip cream (SPF 30 or more)
  • Camera and binoculars (optional)
  • Half fare Travelcard (if available)
  • Thermos bottle made of unbreakable material
  • Small pharmacy for personal needs
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