Zermatt Explorer tour from Zurich



  • A scenic train ride through Switzerland

  • A visit of the lovely car-free village of Zermatt

  • free time in Zermatt, upgradable to a tour including
    a visit to a mountain peak with excellent views of the Matterhorn

Season 2019 & 2020:

May 2 - October 15

Tour departure:
Pick-up and drop-off by your private guide at all centrally located Hotels.

Departure time (approx.)

7 AM - 7:30 AM, depending on the location of your Hotel.

Return time (approx.)

between 9 and 11 PM

Tour description:

This tour is ideal if you like to explore Zermatt by yourself, or if you like to select the mountain peak, based on the current weather or recommendations of your guide.

Your private guide will meet you at your Hotel and take you to Zermatt using the trains on the direct route. Arrival time in Zermatt approx. 11:30 AM.

(Scenic route on the outbound, with arrival time around 1 PM in Zermatt, is available on request at the time of booking, no surcharge)

During the journey, your guide will give you an introduction of Switzerland and will inform you of the options that you have in Zermatt.

Once in Zermatt, your guide will take you on an introduction walk through the car-free village of Zermatt (optional). After this, you`re on your own and you can do whatever your heart desires. We can stay up to 6:30 PM in Zermatt.

Afterward, you meet your guide again, for the journey back to Zurich. You can set a meeting time beforehand or you can text or call your guide when you are ready to head back to Zurich.

You can as well upgrade anytime during the journey from Zurich to Zermatt, to a tour which includes a guided visit to a mountain peak (for example the Zermatt & Gornergrat tour), by paying the price difference.

Special inclusions:

This tour price includes the following services:

- Private guide during the train rides (Zurich - Zermatt - Zurich)
- Pick-up and drop-off at any city center Hotel/Apartment
- Train tickets from Zurich to Zermatt and back in the selected class
- 2 GB WiFi in 1st class / 1 GB WiFi in 2nd class during the train rides
- Introduction walk of Zermatt


Activity level - low

few changes of trains
introduction walk of Zermatt (optional)

During your free time in Zermatt,
you can choose from various activities
with different activity levels.


First class

Group size/ Price per Person

1 adult: CHF 650.-
2 adults: CHF 360.-
3 adults: CHF 320.-
4 adults: CHF 300.-
5 adults: CHF 260.-
6 adults: CHF 240.-

Children 6 -15 years: CHF 40.-
Children 3 - 5 years: free


2nd class

Group size/ Price per Person

1 adult: CHF 590.-
2 adults: CHF 340.-
3 adults: CHF 290.-
4 adults: CHF 240.-
5 adults: CHF 230.-
6 adults: CHF 220.-

Children 6 -15 years: CHF 30.-
Children 3 - 5 years: free


Tour specific info

Surcharge of CHF 80.- per adult for bookings which are made less than 8 days before departure.

Children 0 - 3 years: this tour is not suitable for infants and with a stroller