Benefit from a private return transfer from Zurich city
Scenic drive on the Golden Pass Line - Brünig Pass
Visit Lake Lungern and Lake Sarnen
Visit Steepest Funicular Gelmer Funicular at a gradient of 106°
Meet & Greet at Hotel Reception
Your guide will meet you at your hotel reception, or at your convenient location. Your guide will make a short introduction about himself and give a brief overview of the proceedings of the tour.
You will cruise along the shores of Lake Sarnen which is located in the middle of the beautiful landscape between Sarnen (a major town in the region of Obwald) and the ascent to the Brünig Pass.
As the name suggests it is located in a small mountain village called Lungern. It is a mountain lake that is popular among the pedalo riders, fishermen and windsurfers. This lake is worth stopping to breath in the exquisite scenic views. This lake comes out from the Sarner Aa river which courses through Sarnersee and into Lake Lucerne.
Brünig pass is a small mountain pass connecting Haslital in Berner Oberland (Kanton Bern) with the Sarner land in Kanton Obwalden. This is one of the scenic mountains passes in Switzerland which is also called a Golden Pass train route. As you pass through the mountain pass you can just sit back and admire the beautiful sceneries in their full magnificence. The green pastures, clear blue lakes, and white-capped peaks are a sight to behold. 30 Minutes
Handegg suspension bridge
The walk through the gorge is a very special way to experience Nature with all its magnificence. You will witness the power of the rivers which has eroded a deep bed in the limestone. The stroll through this bridge will give you an adrenaline rush as you admire the beauty of Nature on all sides.
Funicular to Lake Gelmer
Take the funicular ride to the Lake Gelm, where you can enjoy the panoramic views of the alp mountains. This is a one of a kind of funiculars, with its open-air carriage and with a gradient of 106°; it`s one of the steepest funiculars in Europe. At the end of the thrilling ride reaching the top, you will be mesmerized with exotic scenery of the Swiss Alps and the lake of Gelm. The gorgeousness of the surroundings is heart-stopping!
The Giessbach brook has its source in the high valleys and basins of the Faulhorn-Sägis Valley and feeds the world-famous Giessbach Falls, which tumble into Lake Brienz near the landing stage. The magical view of the Giessbach is proof that there is no end to the beautiful scenery in Switzerland. At the foot of this natural spectacle is the Grand Hotel Giessbach where you will be taken to enjoy a glass of wine or a steaming cup of tea.
Drop off at Hotel
After a wonderful trip, you will be dropped off comfortably at your hotel back or at any convenient location. Hope you had a memorable day.
English Speaking Guide
Entrance ticket to Gelmer Funicular
Pickup & Dropoff
We pickup and dropff at your hotel or any other convenient location.