Top 5 Mountain Excursions from Interlaken!

With the temperatures soaring in the low lands, the Swiss Alps is a great way to cool off. Explore the top 5 mountain getaways from Internlaken that help you to cool off and provide you with spectacular views.

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1.       Jungfraujoch

This excursion to the Europes highest railway station is a must for every person who visits Switzerland. You should not miss the Sphinx observation terrace, the Ice Palace, and the Jungfrau-Aletsch region (part of the UNESCO World Heritage). There are 05 restaurants there with the traditional one being Jungfraujoch Glacier Restaurant.


2.       Schilthorn, Piz Gloria – The James Bond Mountain

Enjoy the beautiful view of Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau (UNESCO World Heritage), innumerable glaciers and lakes from the place. Piz Gloria, Europe’s first ever revolving restaurant, will reward you with a 360° mountain panorama extending your view from the Titlis, along Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau to Mont Blanc and to the Black Forest. Then head to the shooting location of the classic ‘On Her Majesty’s Secret Service’, where secret agent James Bond’s charismatic presence is as palpable today as it ever was.


3.       Niederhorn

You can get there by railway, by boat, by bus, by funicular and by aerial cableway. The Niederhorn above Beatenberg is one of the most popular vantage points in the Bernese Oberland. You will have panoramic views from the Lakes of Thun and Brienz to the Eiger, Mönch & Jungfrau. You can hire a Trotti- Bike to explore the village of Beatenberg.


4.       Harderkulm

The journey takes only 08 minutes by Cable Car and is well worth the trip. This local hill provides you with the finest views of the city of Interlaken, Lakes of Brienz and Thun and the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau.


5.       Schynige Platte

The journey by the Vintage train to reach Schynige Platte itself is something to experience in itself. The place claims spectacular views of the Eiger, Mönch & Jungfrau. The Alpine garden which houses aver 500 species of plants is worth a visit. You can enjoy the view from the Mountain Hotel, which is a 100 year old hotel that opens up every summer.  This place is also the start point for some extensive hiking trails.