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Hiking the Matterhorn Trail in 1 day

Join one of our certified guides for a day long hiking expedition on the incredible Matterhorn trail and see why this behemoth of the Alps is so famous.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration1 day
Offer periodMay, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate

Highlights

  • Spend a day trekking along the beautiful Matterhorn trail.

  • See the majestic, renowned mountain up close, from a number of viewpoints.

  • Soak in a variety of wonderful highlights along the trail.

Description

A truly magical peak in the Alps, on the border between Italy and Switzerland, the Matterhorn has to be seen to be believed.

On this full day trip, we would like to show you the Matterhorn in a thorough, easy and incredible way. On this trip, we would like to take you on a trek on the Matterhorn trail.

Stretching approximately 10 kilometers, this trail will show you the majestic peak from a number of different perspectives, many of which are right up close. Hence giving you the opportunity to really take in the beauty of this world famous mountain.

Along the way, we will will also discuss the many legends associated with the mountain. One of those legends includes the story about the peak’s construction by giants from Valtournenche.

Throughout the hike, you will have plenty of chances to stop, rest and take that perfect picture. You will also get to take in the trail’s assortment of highlights, including the Schwarzsee chapel, the Zmutt dam, the Hamlet of Zmutt and much more.

While the trail is not technical, it is nonetheless quite long. As a result, participants should be in good physical condition to maintain a steady pace.

You don’t have to climb the Matterhorn to appreciate how incredible it is. And on this full day trip, we would like to show you the mountain, up close, along the fantastic Matterhorn trail. To get started, just send us a request. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Accommodation

There are plenty of accommodation options in Zermatt that we would be happy to recommend to you.

Meeting point

The Schwarzsee cable car station.


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About the guide

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Tomas and his team of IFMGA/UIMLA-certified mountain guides & leaders and rock climbing instructors (Kyriakos, Daniel, Andrej, Tobias, Bernd, Herbert, Guy and Noé) are some of the top outdoor adventure professionals in Switzerland.

Whether you wish to climb the Matterhorn, Eiger, Jungfrau or Monch, or enjoy amazing freeride or ski touring days around Verbier or Zermatt, among other great options, they will be able to show you the top spots and the ropes to ensure you have an unforgettable and safe adventure.

Tomas will be your main point of contact during the booking process and will be able to help you with all the questions you have in order to make sure you receive the best possible guiding service.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

CHF 480 each

Group of 2

CHF 240 each

Group of 3

CHF 160 each

Group of 4

CHF 120 each

Group of 5

CHF 96 each

Group of 6

CHF 80 each

Group of 7

CHF 68 each

Group of 8

CHF 60 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee


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