An Amalgamation of the Breathtaking Mountains- Switzerland

The ravishing landscapes, glittering lakes, green vineyards, and the high-peaked Alps describe the beauty of Switzerland. This beautiful country in Europe has a lot of things to offer to the discerning travelers. Known as a ‘heaven on Earth’, Switzerland is a place that one should definitely visit once in a lifetime. The country has numerous amazing things to see but the beautiful mountains are the major attractions. Some of the popular and breathtaking mountains to explore in Switzerland are Mt. Titilis, Jungfraujoch, and Glacier 3000.

Mt. Titlis

Grab the most scenic view with your naked eyes by visiting the famous mountain of Switzerland, Titlis. Being a part of the Uri Alps, this mountain is situated on the border amid the cantons of Obwalden and Bern. Excursion of this mountain offers you amazing things to do and the one that tops the list is the Titlis Rotair- the world’s first revolving cable car. The best thing about this cable car is that it rotates, which offers a better view of the snow-covered mountains. Other attractions of Mt. Titlis are Glacier Cave, Titlis Cliff Walk, Titlis Glacier Park, and Ice Flyer Chair Lift.

  • At Glacier cave, you will get to experience the frosty heart of Titlis. The 5,000 years old ice and 150-meter-long walkway give an amazing experience to the explorer.
  • Located at 3,041 meters above sea level, Titlis Cliff Walk is Europe’s highest suspension bridge that offers a panoramic view of the mountains surrounding it. After you reach the summit, the route will lead you to the glacier cave through an underground tunnel.  In the end, you will be out towards the viewing point located at the south wall window. The cliff walk is only one meter wide and around 100 meters long. The bridge stretches to the Ice Flyer glacier chair lift station from where you can ride the Ice Flyer.
  • Ice Flyer chair lift smoothly sweeps you to the other side of the valley offering you a breathtaking view of the crevasses that are up to twenty meters deep. Experience a breathtaking glacier below your feet while sitting on the chair. It flies you to the Titlis glacier park (in summer) and takes you to the amazing ski slopes (in winter).
  • Enjoy fun snow activities at the most interesting Titlis Glacier Park. You can enjoy snow tubing, snake gliss, sit skis, and much more.

How To Reach: You can reach Mt. Titlis from Lucerne by boarding the Lucerne-Engelberg Express which will drop you at Engelberg. From here, you would need to board a bus that will drop you at Titlis Xpress gondola cable car station. This revolving car will take you up to the mountain station located at 3020 meters.

Jungfraujoch

A saddle in the Bernese Alps, Jungfraujoch is known as the “Top of Europe” that every traveler wants to visit. The awe-inspiring view will take your breath away when you visit the top of this beautiful saddle. You would be able to witness the Mittelland up to the Vosges on one side of the view and the Aletsch glacier on the other. Jungfraujoch is around 3,454 meters above sea level and experience from that point is out of the world.

How To Reach: You will be able to reach Jungfraujoch by boarding a train (the Bernese Oberland Railway) from Interlaken Ost station to Lauterbrunnen or Grindelwald. You have to reach Kleine Scheidegg and for this, you have to change to get the Wengernalp rack railway. From there, you will be able to ride the Jungfrau Railway directly and reach the Top of Europe.

Glacier 3000 

To enjoy the most spectacular view of the mountains, visit Glacier 3000. Located in Bernese Oberland, you will be able to enjoy an astonishing view of the Bernese Alps, Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn, and other summits. This place offers thrilling winter sports from late October to early May. Walk on the only suspension bridge in the entire world that connects two mountain peaks, Peak Walk by Tissot. This bridge is the highlight of Glacier 3000 offering a stunning view of the Alps like Jungfrau, Matterhorn, Eiger, Mont Blanc, and Mönch. Moreover, you can enjoy exciting activities like Ice Express Chairlift, Alpine Coaster, Snow Bus, Dogsled Rides, Fun Sliding, and Glacier Flight.   

How To Reach: You can board the Skibus from the town of Les Diablerets which will drop you at the cable car station in Col du Pillon. Les Diablerets is reachable from Geneva via Montreux, Lausanne, Aigle and from Zurich via Spiez, Bern, and Zweisimmen.

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