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The Lazy Alps

Grindelwald is a fantastic destination for those seeking spectacular Alpine walks on easy trails, complemented by reliable cable car and mountain train systems. Nestled amidst majestic mountains, this charming village offers a plethora of hiking opportunities, providing easy access to stunning trails, cable cars, and mountain trains. Enjoy leisurely strolls through the meadows and immerse yourself in the breath taking scenery.

  • Switzerland

  • 7 nights
  • Half Board
  • Landscape

    Mountains

  • Jun

    Jul

    Aug

Leisurely

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Tour codes: 53000

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Adagio Collection

The perfect blend of guided shorter walks, sightseeing trips, and quality accommodation for a more leisurely way to discover the world.

Overview

Holiday Highlights

  • Visit colourful Swiss Villages.
  • Enjoy scenic travel to the start of walks on funiculars, cable cars and trains.
  • Stay in a beautiful three star hotel in Grindelwald.
  • Explore the impressive Schynige Platte with a vast mountain panorama including the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau to one side and the Thuner and Brienzer lakes to the other.
  • Cross Lauterbrunnen Valley to discover the photogenic village of Mürren.
  • Travel with ease using the Jungfraubahn Pass, included in the holiday price.

Welcome to Grindelwald, a village, perched above a picturesque valley, boasting the mesmerizing face of the Jungfrau, captivating every visitor's heart. If you've ever yearned for spectacular Alpine walking on easy trails, backed by a reliable system of cable cars and mountain trains, Grindelwald is your dream destination. Immerse yourself in the experience of riding up, down, and strolling through the breath taking meadows. 

Our holiday is centred in the beautiful village of Grindelwald, located high in the Bernese Oberland. This enchanting destination offers a perfect blend of Swiss charm and stunning landscapes. With access to the village by various means, including road, train, and cable car, it's easy to explore and immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the region. Everywhere you turn, be astonished by the stupendous views of glaciers cascading down from the Jungfrau and other awe-inspiring 3000m+ mountains. During our week-long stay, a superb network of trains and cable cars makes exploring high-altitude paths effortless. This transport network enables us to venture across the Jungfrau region, discovering a different area each day. Every journey and walk, from start to finish, promises awe-inspiring scenery – simply relax and savour the mountain vistas while the trains and cable cars whisk you away!

If you're new to the wonders of the Alps, be prepared to be astonished by the vibrant and diverse display of flowers, a truly revelatory experience for your senses.

  • Return flights from London to Zurich.
  • Airport transfers.
  • En suite three-star hotel accommodation on a half board basis.
  • All local transport costs required for the itinerary by private coach/ train.
  • Six day Jungfraubahn Pass.
  • All local tips.
  • Services of an Adagio Tour Leader.
  • Entrance fees (unless otherwise specified)
  • Personal expenses (such as your bar bill)
  • Discretionary tips
  • Optional excursions
  • Travel Insurance

Holiday Information

Click the button below for a detailed Holiday Information Sheet containing all the particulars about this trip.

NOTE: Itineraries and Holiday Information Sheets can vary by a specific date chosen

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Itinerary & Travel

Itinerary Details

Whilst every effort will be made to adhere to the outlined itinerary and advertised programme, local conditions can change due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances. This may mean that routes and timings need to be amended or the order of days may change, sometimes at short notice.

Your Itinerary

Day 1

Grindelwald

Meals

Dinner

Accommodation

On arrival in Zurich you travel to Grindelwald and settle in at the hotel, time depending your leader will offer a short orientation walk before dinner. 

Transfer Time = 2 hours

Day 2

Eigergletscher to Wengen

Meals

Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation

Our itinerary is expected to follow the daily schedule outlined below but please bear in mind that the order of the days may be amended, or walks substituted, due to weather conditions, attraction opening times, public transport timetables or changes beyond our control.

  • Time

    1.5 or 3 hours

  • Distance

    1.5 or 4 miles

  • Ascent/Descent

    70/250 or 500m

The cog wheel train takes you up to the dramatic Eiger Glacier station at 2360m. A broad track heads down to Kleine Scheidegg, from where a small path crosses the flower-rich meadows under the Eiger before rising to the train station at Wengernalp. You can stop at either of the stations.

Day 3

Holenstein to Brandegg

Meals

Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation

  • Time

    2 hours

  • Distance

    2.8 miles

  • Ascent/Descent

    136/422m

You take the cable car up the Männlichen again, then another cable car down to Holenstein towards Grindelwald. The walk takes you across pretty verdant meadows and through alpine woods, towards the well-known café at Brandegg, famous for its tasty apple fritters. The panoramic views on the way of the Wetterhorn, Eiger and the Grindelwald valley are breath-taking. You take the train down to Grindelwald for a look around, before catching the cable car to the summit of First at 2166m. Glaciers… 4000m mountains… flowers… can views really get any better than this?

Day 4

Schynige Platte

Meals

Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation

  • Time

    2 hours

  • Distance

    3 miles

  • Ascent/Descent

    200m

Today you take a cogwheel train to the plateau at Schynige Platte, with a vast mountain panorama including the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau to one side and the Thuner and Brienzer lakes to the other. A beautiful winding path takes you through open meadows and along an easy ridge. You pass more tranquil meadows to the tiny train station at Schynige Platte. Above the station at Schynige Platte is an alpine garden in which all the plants are clearly labelled – well worth a leisurely visit.

Day 5

Free Day

Meals

Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation

Today is a free day – there are many ways in which you can use your Jungfraubahn Pass. In addition there are several other worthwhile places to visit. Amongst these are:

The Trümmelbach Waterfalls. Down in the Lauterbrunnen Valley, where a mountain torrent gushes with immense force through a series of waterfalls inside the mountain. This trip will cost approximately 15 Swiss Francs.

A trip to the Jungfraujoch. At 3454m this is Europe’s highest railway station. With the Jungfraubahn Pass, you can take this trip for approximately 65 Swiss Francs. Please ensure you are insured for this altitude. 

Interlaken. You can visit this busy alpine resort in the valley, and take a cruise on lakes Brienz or Thun using your Jungfraubahn Pass.

Harder Kulm. On the other side of Interlaken, this mountain café viewpoint is included in the Jungfraubahn Pass.

The Schilthorn. The mountain that rises above Mürren, otherwise known as Piz Gloria. The mountain is nearly 3000m high and was used in the James Bond movie On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. The approximate cost is 80 Swiss Francs return from Mürren.

Day 6

Lauterbrunnen Valley

Meals

Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation

  • Time

    1.5 hours

  • Distance

    2.5 miles

  • Ascent/Descent

    180/10m

You cross the Lauterbrunnen Valley and take the scenic funicular ride up to Grütschalp. From here you walk along a broad easy track to the village of Mürren, which along with Wengen, claims to have invented downhill skiing. Some of Mürren’s older houses are decorated with flowers and are very photogenic. From Mürren there is a wealth of walking and sightseeing options available.

Day 7

In and around Wengen

Meals

Breakfast & Dinner

Accommodation

  • Time

    2 hours

  • Distance

    3.6 miles

  • Ascent/Descent

    150m

You head to beautiful Wengen for a walk around the village and its outskirts, visiting scenic viewpoints, passing by farms and through alpine woodlands, all the time surrounded by spectacular mountains.

  • Time

    2 hours

  • Distance

    2.7 miles

  • Ascent/Descent

    50/210m

After lunch you take the cable car up the dramatic Männlichen Mountain above Wengen. From here it is an easy and enjoyable stroll to the pass at Kleine Scheidegg from where you take the train back to Grindelwald. 

Day 8

Final day

Meals

Breakfast

Today you depart Grindelwald and head back to Zurich Airport for your flights back to the UK.

Departure dates for your selected tour

27th Jun 2024 - 4th Jul 2024 (7 Nights)

4th Jul 2024 - 11th Jul 2024 (7 Nights)

11th Jul 2024 - 18th Jul 2024 (7 Nights)

15th Aug 2024 - 22nd Aug 2024 (7 Nights)

29th Aug 2024 - 5th Sep 2024 (7 Nights)

Travel Details

  • We fly from London to Zürich and return. The flight takes about 1 hour 45 minutes. 
  • Transfer by private coach to Grindelwald.
  • Upgrades are available on most flights. For scheduled flights this may be Premium Economy, Business or First Class. Most low-cost carriers also have extra legroom seats.
  • If direct regional flights are not available, we can often offer add-on flights to a London airport at a competitive rate. Please ask us for details and a competitive quote.
  • Flights from UK regional airports may be available on some dates.

Accommodation

Accommodation information

Below is the accommodation featured on this holiday across all departure dates. Please refer to the Itinerary for more detail about each night's accommodation for each departure date.

Derby Hotel

The Derby Swiss Hotel is a 3 star hotel located right at Grindelwald train station. The hotel has its own restaurant where we will dine with a 4-course meal each evening. The hotel also has its own local pub where both guests and locals come to drink in the evenings. Rooms are equipped with ensuite facilities, free Wi-Fi, TV, Air conditioning, safe, hairdryer, coffee machine and minibar.

*Please note*-  There will be major renovation work taking place at Grindelwald station during our groups stay. Although this does not affect the itinerary in any way, there may be some slight noise disruption usually between the hours of 9am to 5pm. 

Trip Information

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Holiday Grade

On this Grade 3 holiday there is more emphasis on getting out into the countryside with days having more of an active content, although the walks will be on unchallenging trails and at an undemanding pace. We will be walking at a high altitude on many of the walks featured in this programme, three of our walking days will take us up to around 2500m and on two days at around 1600m. The Jungfraujoch is up to 3500m.

Walks & Excursions

We use a mix of privately hired vehicles, taxis, and public transport which gives us some flexibility in our itinerary. We have a wonderful programme of walking, sightseeing and visits planned to let you fully experience the area along with opportunities to relax at our wonderful hotel and enjoy your surroundings.

Local Costs

Holiday Budgeting

As you plan your holiday budget, it's essential to account for expenses such as drinks, meals not covered in the holiday price, entrance fees not included, optional local excursions, and any souvenirs or additional services like laundry. For a rough estimate, budgeting around £10-£20 per person per day for lunches and drinks is a helpful guideline.

Jungfrau Pass

We include the six day Jungfrau Pass, a local cable car and train pass that provides reduced fares and free unlimited travel on all the local trains and cable cars used in our proposed itinerary. For more information, please see the Jungfrau Rail Pass Website.

Currency in Switzerland

The currency in Switzerland is the Swiss Franc. The euro is widely accepted in Switzerland, however occasionally change may be given in Swiss Francs. ATMs are widely available in most towns and villages throughout Switzerland.

Tipping

In your holiday price, we've included tipping for our local suppliers, covering hotel and restaurant staff, local guides, and drivers. Should you wish to make an extra contribution for a specific service, this should be given directly to the recipient at your discretion.

Your Group

Your Leader

Your tour leader plays a crucial role in enhancing your holiday experience, and they share your passion for exploring the world on foot. In addition to being resourceful and organized they are also well-travelled and deeply enthusiastic about showing you new destinations. Your tour leader takes care of all the local, ensuring you can fully enjoy your holiday without worrying about the logistics. While leading group holidays, they always keep in mind that each group is composed of individuals. Each tour leader brings their unique style, talents, and professional background to the table. Rest assured, they are all trained, qualified, experienced, and dedicated to making your holiday as enjoyable, interesting, and inspiring as possible. Remember, your leader, while on holiday, is your first port of call for any issues, ensuring a smooth and worry-free experience for you.

Leaders Evening Briefing

Each evening, your tour leader will meet with you to review the programme for the next day. This is your chance to discuss details and ensure that the planned activities align with your walking ability. If you have any concerns about clothing or equipment, feel free to bring them up during this discussion. If, for any reason, you prefer not to participate in the organized group program, please inform your leader. Your preferences are important, and your leader is there to make sure your experience aligns with your expectations.

Group Size

We believe that the best things come in small packages, and our Adagio holidays prove just that. We limit our groups to a maximum of 18 persons, plus the Adagio Leader, so that everyone has the opportunity to mix, share their love of travel and return home with new friendships. Small groups also have less detrimental local impact, allows us to use public transport on some days, eat at small local restaurants and, we believe, offers a better experience.

Travel Plans

Getting to your Holiday

You fly from London to Zürich and return. The flight takes about 1 hour 45 minutes. 

On arrival you transfer from Zurich Airport to Grindelwald. During the week you’ll travel on foot, by cogwheel-railway and cable car.


Booking Your Own Travel Arrangements

If you prefer to arrange your own flights from a non-UK or regional airport or travel to your holiday destination by rail or car, you may qualify for 'land only' reductions, and we can provide details upon request. Feel free to reach out to us for more information.

Before finalizing any independent travel arrangements, especially if you're doing so 12 weeks or more before your intended travel date, please check with us first to ensure your holiday has been cleared to operate. If you plan to join your holiday locally, kindly inform us at least 14 weeks in advance.

If you're joining and leaving your holiday overseas, we assume, unless you specify otherwise, that you will join and leave the holiday at your hotel.

Although airport transfers are not included for those making independent travel arrangements, you may have the option to join the group at the overseas airport, depending on your flight arrival time. If interested, contact us at least 5 weeks before departure for more details.

Please be aware that your flight must arrive within 30 minutes of the group flight to be eligible for the group transfer. Additionally, we'll need your flight number, arrival time, and departure point to ensure the group leader can meet up with you. If you have a mobile, please ensure we have the number, and it is turned on while you are traveling for effective communication.

Hotel Transfers

When you book a Flight-Inclusive holiday, transfers between the airport and hotel (and vv) are included. On some holidays, where we offer various flight options, the transfer vehicle may wait for all flights to land before transferring to the hotel.

Luggage Allowance & Tickets

If you're booking a flight or rail inclusive holiday, rest assured that details of your travel arrangements and baggage allowance will be clearly outlined in your 'Final Travel Documents'. These will be sent to you approximately 10 days before your departure, ensuring you have all the necessary information for a smooth and well-prepared journey.

Personal Details Check

To ensure the accurate administration of your holiday arrangements, kindly verify that the personal details we have for you are current and correct. Confirm that you've given us all the necessary information for securing your travel and accommodation. Please review your passport details, date of birth, and any other pertinent information crucial for the management of your holiday.

Additionally, please make us aware of any dietary allergies or intolerances you may have. Your well-being is important to us, and this information will help us make appropriate arrangements for your meals during the trip.

You can access and update the provided information or add missing details through the "Manage My Booking" feature on our website at www.rambleworldwide.co.uk. Alternatively, reach out to our Sales and Reservations team at +44 (0)1707 331133. Upon receiving your booking confirmation, promptly check the details. Your cooperation ensures a seamless and enjoyable holiday experience.

Passport Information

General Passport Advice

It is a good idea to carry photocopies of the personal details pages of your passport page (with your photo on). Should you lose your passport, this may assist with the issue of replacement documents and your return to your home country. Passport and visa requirements can change at any time. It is your own responsibility to ensure that you inform yourself from a professionally qualified source on, and comply with, such requirements. 

General travel and destination advice for UK nationals is available from the Foreign and Commonwealth Office at www.fco.gov.uk/travel and at www.gov.uk/travelaware.

Brexit Passport Advice

If you are planning to travel to an EU country (except Ireland), or Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino or Vatican City, you must meet the Schengen area rules.

Your passport must meet 2 requirements. It must be:

  • less than 10 years old on the day you enter (check the ‘date of issue’)
  • valid for at least 3 months after the day you plan to leave (check the ‘expiry date’)

Your passport may need to be less than 10 years old during your whole visit, and the 3 months at the end of your visit may need to be within 10 years of your passport’s issue date.

Check both the issue date and the expiry date in your passport. If you renewed your passport early, extra months may have been added to its expiry date. This could affect the requirement for your passport to be less than 10 years old.

Non British Passport holders should consult the host country’s embassy for applicable passport and visa entry requirements.

Meals

You eat a large buffet breakfast and four course dinners in the hotel. Lunches are not included in the price of the holiday – normally these can be taken as a picnic or in a mountain cafe. Dinners are taken in the hotel. 

Footwear & Kit List

Footwear

Comfortable, broken in, walking boots or shoes with a good sole are recommended for this holiday. Walking shoes or other comfortable footwear will be suitable for sightseeing days.

General Kit List

Outdoor activities are always safer and more enjoyable if you are prepared.

If you have not travelled with us before the following list might be of use:

  • Waterproof jacket (Goretex or similar) and trousers
  • Fleece or jumper
  • Sun hat, sunglasses, lip salve and sun screen
  • Swimwear (if appropriate)
  • Day sack (this should be able to carry all you would need for the days activity)
  • Water bottle - at least 1 litre capacity
  • Basic first aid kit
  • Reusable Lunchbox
  • Walking poles (should you find them useful)

This list is not exhaustive and every traveller is different and may have their own preference.

Water To Go

Opting for filtered water from a reusable bottle with its built-in water filter, like the Water-to-go bottle available at www.watertogo.eu, is a sustainable alternative to single-use sealed water bottles. Simply refill it from any water source and contribute to saving the environment from disposable plastic bottles.

Exciting news: Water-to-go has introduced two new bottles to their collection. The Active bottle is designed to fit bike water bottle holders, and the Sugarcane bottle is an even more planet-friendly option. Crafted from fibrous cane, a by-product of liquid extraction, it undergoes a process to create plant-based plastic. Explore the details on the Water-to-Go website for this innovative new range.

As a token of appreciation for your commitment to the environment, we've secured an exclusive 15% discount with Water-to-Go for you. Visit www.watertogo.eu and use the code RWH17 during your order.                        

Note: If you're booked on a long-haul holiday departing after November 1, 2023, you'll receive a complimentary Water to Go bottle, sent to your home address 2 or 3 weeks before your holiday. Thank you for being a part of our sustainable journey!

Travel Document Checklist

To ensure your holiday gets off to a good start, please make sure that you bring the following documents and information with you:

  • Passport (make sure it's yours and valid)
  • Your travel tickets or e-ticket itinerary
  • Any visa or electronic travel authorisation (if required)
  • Holiday currency
  • Credit or debit cards (and separate details of who to call if lost)
  • Car parking ticket and car park directions (if prebooked)
  • Coach or rail travel tickets (if prebooked)
  • Your holiday Booking Confirmation document
  • Your travel insurance details
  • Alternative form of identification (such as a driving licence)
  • Photocopy of the personal details pages of your passport
  • A valid European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) if relevant
  • Details of any medical condition or allergy your holiday leader should know about

Electricity in Switzerland

Electricity in Switzerland is supplied at 230 Volts. If you wish to use electrical equipment you will need a two prong round pin continental pug adapter which will fit into any three prong receptacle. More information can be found at www.power-plus-sockets.com.

Maps & Guidebooks

Ideal Maps & Guidebooks

Many local libraries stock a selection of travel guides and books which may offer you more information. Apart from any books available in local libraries, the internet is now an excellent resource for information about holiday destinations. You may find the below websites, books and programmes useful. 

Maps of the areas we visit (1:200 000 scale) are available locally and at specialist map shops in the UK. 

The best map of the area, and one which covers all of our walks, is the 1:25,000 scale Swiss Topo Map 2520T ‘Jungfrau Region’. This is available in Wengen for about 30 Swiss Francs. There is a cheaper 1:40,000 map available locally, which also covers all the walks, but not in as much detail. The tourist office in Wengen also has a map of the area immediately around Wengen for 5 Swiss Francs.

The Rough Guide to Switzerland has about 30 pages on the Jungfrau area and lots of other in-depth information about the country.

The Wengen Tourist Office has lots of information on all sorts of things in Wengen itself, and links to the other villages in the area. Their webcams, accessed via the ‘News’ tab, are particularly good.

Cicerone guide to Alpine Flowers. We like this pocket-sized book on the 230 Alpine flowers  you are most likely to come across on a holiday in the Alps. There’s a really interesting introduction to the properties flowers need to survive life at altitude and good clear photos with short descriptions arranged according to the predominant colour of the flower. Order it from Cicerone directly and quote code RAMBWH for a 25% discount.

Furthermore, the Jungfrau website provides some great live links to many of the places we visit on this holiday. 

The Map Shop

If you cannot find the maps or books locally we recommend:

The Map Shop
5 High Street
Upton upon Severn, Worcs
WR8 0HJ
England

Tel: 01684 593 146
Website: www.themapshop.co.uk
E-mail: themapshop@btinternet.com

If you key many of the local places mentioned in this holiday fact sheet into YouTube, you will find a vast array of spectacular footage of the area.

Staying Healthy on Holiday

Health Advice for Switzerland

No compulsory immunisations are required for visits to Switzerland.

You should be up to date with the usual immunisations recommended in the UK.

You may wish to consider immunisations against Tetanus and Tick-borne Encephalitis.

Further Health Advice

For further advice please visit:

You might wish to take a small bottle of antibacterial hand gel with you for times when you're unable to wash your hands.

Travel Insurance

GHIC / EHIC Cards

Starting January 1st, 2021, you, as a UK traveller, can continue using your European Health Insurance Card (EHIC) throughout its valid five-year period, granting you access to medical assistance during your holiday until its expiry date. Be aware, though, that this coverage will no longer extend to Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, or Switzerland. In case you don't have a valid EHIC, you can apply for a new UK Global Health Insurance Card (GHIC), which will replace the EHIC as it gets phased out.

It's essential to emphasize that the EHIC/GHIC, while valuable, should not be regarded as a substitute for comprehensive medical or travel insurance. For your peace of mind and comprehensive coverage, considering additional insurance is highly recommended.

For more information, please visit www.nhs.uk/ehic

Travel Insurance

It’s a condition of booking that you obtain adequate travel insurance, from a reputable provider, to undertake the holiday, including UK trips chiefly due to the cancellation element of cover.

The policy must cover the period from the date of booking to the last day of your trip and should include, as a minimum, cover for: medical expenses (including the consequences of a Covid positive test result), mountain rescue including helicopter rescue, death, repatriation, cancellation and curtailment and shall not have exclusion clauses limiting cover for the activities you will partake in on your trip, including altitudes reached in the holiday arrangement. It is your responsibility to check that your policy is adequate for the nature and destination of the holiday booked.

Once you have obtained your travel insurance, please provide us with the name of your travel insurer, the policy number and the insurer’s 24 hour emergency assistance number.

In the event that you fail to obtain suitable Travel Insurance we shall not be liable for any costs incurred or claims made against us due to your failure to comply with this term.

If travelling outside the UK you must carry proof of insurance with you and produce it if reasonably requested to do so by RWH Travel staff, tour leaders or suppliers. No refunds will be made should you be excluded from the walking programme through being uninsured or you being unable to demonstrate that you are insured.

Our house broker MPI should be considered for whom we are an affiliate and contact information is on our website and will be referred to in your booking confirmation.

If you are travelling to an EU country or Switzerland please also ensure that you have either an existing valid EU EHIC card (European Health Insurance Card) or a valid UK GHIC (Global Health Insurance Card). You can apply for a UK GHIC free of charge on the NHS website at https://services.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/cra/start.

Height

 It is important to ensure while purchasing insurance that you are insured for guided walking up to 2500m. If you plan to go to the Jungfraujoch, you need to be insured to up to 3500m.

Our Ethos

Responsible Travel

We are dedicated to promoting responsible travel practices that prioritise the well-being of both the environment and local communities. We believe in the transformative power of travel and aim to minimize our ecological footprint by selecting eco-friendly accommodations, encouraging waste reduction, and supporting sustainable transportation options where possible. Our walking tours are designed to immerse participants in the local culture, fostering meaningful connections with the communities we visit. We strive to leave a positive impact by engaging in responsible tourism activities, respecting local customs, and contributing to the preservation of natural landscapes. Through our commitment to responsible travel, we aim to create enriching experiences for our guests while actively contributing to the conservation of the destinations we explore.

Heart and Sole

We appreciate that we are in a fortunate position to be able to use our profits to help make a difference to people's lives. Heart & Sole is a venture managed by our office staff, whose aim is to reach the heart of the communities in the countries we visit. Through Heart & Sole, we hope to make more of a long term, direct impact to these communities, particularly in less developed countries where even a small amount goes a long way. 

The Ramble Worldwide Outdoor Trust

Unlike many other tour operators, we take pride in our unique approach. Ramble Worldwide channels its surplus profits back into various outdoor, walking-related, or environmental conservation projects in the UK through our own trust. When you choose us, you contribute to this impactful initiative.

The primary focus of our Trust's financial support is directed towards Britain's premier walking charity, The Ramblers. They play a crucial role in advocating the benefits and significance of walking to the British public. Additionally, our Trust invites applications for small grants from local organizations in the UK that require support for walking-oriented activities. This encompasses initiatives such as establishing footpaths and bridleways, funding for the reconstruction of bridges and refurbishing huts, and bursary funding for organisations that support individuals to enjoy the beauty of the great outdoors..

For more comprehensive details, please visit the 'About' section on our website and click on the Charitable Trust link. Your choice to travel with us goes beyond a memorable vacation; it contributes to meaningful projects that have a positive impact on our community and environment.

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Switzerland

  • Capital

    Berne

  • Currency

    Swiss Franc

  • Language

    German; French; Italian

  • Time Difference

    UTC +02:00

  • Flight duration

    2.5hrs from UK

Visas and Passports

No Visa Required

Average weather

  • January

    -3°C

    Avg. Rain: 80mm

  • February

    -2°C

    Avg. Rain: 75mm

  • March

    1°C

    Avg. Rain: 83mm

  • April

    5°C

    Avg. Rain: 94mm

  • May

    9°C

    Avg. Rain: 114mm

  • June

    13°C

    Avg. Rain: 121mm

  • July

    15°C

    Avg. Rain: 115mm

  • August

    14°C

    Avg. Rain: 125mm

  • September

    11°C

    Avg. Rain: 99mm

  • October

    7°C

    Avg. Rain: 93mm

  • November

    2°C

    Avg. Rain: 97mm

  • December

    -2°C

    Avg. Rain: 86mm

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