6 days in Zermatt, Lauterbrunnen & Engelberg Itinerary

6 days in Zermatt, Lauterbrunnen & Engelberg Itinerary

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6 days in Zermatt, Lauterbrunnen & Engelberg Itinerary

Start: Shimla
Fly + Drive:  32​h
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Zermatt
— 1 night
train:  3​h 30​min
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Lauterbrunnen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Engelberg
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Shimla

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Zermatt

Zermatt ©
Best known as home the Matterhorn mountain, Zermatt serves as a chic ski resort town of the Swiss Alps.
On the 14th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Sunnegga, take in the awesome beauty at The Matterhorn, and then examine the collection at Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Zermatt trip itinerary maker tool .

Shimla, India to Zermatt is an approximately 32-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Shimla to Zermatt, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Lauterbrunnen.

Things to do in Zermatt

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The Matterhorn ©
The Matterhorn
Sunnegga ©
Sunnegga
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis ©
Matterhorn Museum - Zermatlantis

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Lauterbrunnen

Lauterbrunnen ©
A small village in a valley, Lauterbrunnen showcases an abundance of awe-inspiring waterfalls.
On the 15th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Lauterbrunnen Village, admire the verdant scenery at Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls, and then admire the sheer force of Trümmelbachfälle.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Lauterbrunnen trip itinerary app .

Traveling by train from Zermatt to Lauterbrunnen takes 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Engelberg.

Things to do in Lauterbrunnen

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Trümmelbachfälle ©
Trümmelbachfälle
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls ©
Lauterbrunnen Valley Waterfalls
Lauterbrunnen Village ©
Lauterbrunnen Village

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Engelberg

Engelberg ©
Engelberg offers outdoor activities for a variety of skill levels and remains much less well-known than other Swiss resorts.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei and then snap pictures at Titlis Bridge.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Engelberg trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Lauterbrunnen to Engelberg in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Engelberg can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Titlis Cliff Walk ©
Titlis Cliff Walk
Kloster Engelberg - Benediktinerabtei ©

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