Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area Tour, Switzerland

Jungfrau-Aletsch Protected Area Tour, Switzerland

About Jungfrau-Aletsch protected area, Switzerland: The Jungfrau-Aletsch protected area Switzerland is located in South-Western Switzerland which lies between the cantons of Berne and Valais.The mountainous region is found in the easternmost side of the Bernese Alps and it contains the northern wall of Jungfrau and Eiger with largest glaciated area in Western Eurasia.The Jungfrau-Aletsch protected area is considered as the first World Natural Heritage site in Alps and it got inscribed in 2001.The physical features of the mountains could be said to be almost untouched although the trails and mountain huts are built for tourists stay.The largest and longest glacier in Alps is 23 Km long and has a maximum thickness of 900 meters at Konkordiaplatz and the protected site covers an area of 82,388 ha which makes it a part of World Heritage Site.

How can Reach : Jungfrau-Aletsch protected area is the part of the Berne and Valais cantons of the Switzerland country. It is well connected with Zurich, Geneva, Basel and Lausanne cities by road.

Nearest train station is Brig (19.0 KM) where tourists can get train to Zurich, Bern and Geneva.

"Geneva Airport" is the nearest airport which is situated just 152 KM distance from "Jungfrau-Aletsch protected area". Tourists can get here flights to domestic cities.

Entrance Fee (Entry Fee - Tickets): World Nature Forum

CHF 18 : Adult

CHF 15 : Apprentices / Students

CHF 18 : Children (Between 6 to 15 Years old)

FREE : Under 5 years old

Visit Timings (Open Hours): World Nature Forum

10.00 am to 5.00 pm : Tuesday to Sunday

Closed: Monday

Tourists Information Centre Address: 3984 Fieschertal, Switzerland

Locations: Berne and Valais, Switzerland

UNESCO World Heritage Site from : 2001

Summer Season : June to August

Winter Season : November to February

Total Area : 82,400 hectares

Tourist Attractions: Aletsch Glacier, Alpine ibex, The valley of the Unteraar Glacier, Dreieckhorn - Mountain peak, Olmenhorn - Mountain peak, Strahlhorn - Mountain peak, Gross Wannenhorn - Mountain peak, Fiescher Gabelhorn - Mountain peak

Things to Do: Mountain hiking, Skiing, Cable car trip

Website: http://www.jungfraualetsch.ch

Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -3.8 -2.3 1.4 4.5 8.7 11.8 13.8 13.3 9.9 5.6 0.4 -2.6
Average High (℃) 4.4 6.9 12.5 16.6 21.0 24.5 27.0 26.1 21.7 16.7 9.5 4.7

Nearest Accommodations:

Luxury Hotels: Hotel Lungwah (+41 27 927 24 45), Badehotel Salina Maris - Wellness & Vintage (+41 27 928 42 42), Hotel Alex (+41 27 922 44 88), Hotel Ambassador Brig (+41 27 922 99 00), Walliser Spycher (+41 27 927 22 23), Hotel Art Furrer (+41 844 444 488), Hotel Belalp (+41 27 924 24 22), Hotel & Restaurant Waldhaus (+41 27 927 27 17), Hotel Slalom (+41 27 927 17 87), Time Out Hotel (+41 27 927 32 58), Hotel Alpfrieden (+41 27 927 22 32), Hotel La Cabane AG (+41 27 927 42 27), Hotel Aletsch 3992 Bettmeralp (+41 27 927 15 56), Hotel Bettmerhof (+41 27 928 62 10), Hotel Eggishorn (+41 27 971 14 44), Marmotta di Montagne (+41 27 927 16 28), Chalet Favorite Hotel (+41 27 927 30 25)

Affordable Hotels: Berghotel Chaserstatt (+41 27 971 23 98), B&B Hangebrigga Hotel (+41 27 527 11 66), Studio Lengumattu Hotel (+41 27 924 20 17), Berghotel Riederfurka Hotel (+41 844 444 488), Berghaus Toni Hotel (+41 27 927 16 56), Hotel Garni Sporting (+41 27 927 22 52)

Distances from Jungfrau-Aletsch protected area:

Bern City: 70.1 KM

Lucerne City: 66.2 KM

Zurich City: 106 KM

Geneva City: 150 KM

Basel City: 125 KM

Lausanne City: 109 KM

Winterthur City: 124 KM

St. Gallen City: 145 KM

Nearest Major Airport : "Geneva Airport" is domestic and International airport of the Switzerland country which is located just 152 KM distance from Castles of Bellinzona. Tourists can get here domestic and International flights.

Bus Services: Buses services are available from "Geneva Airport" (152 KM) to Berne and Valais tour.

Taxi Services: Taxis services are available from "Geneva Airport" (152 KM) to Berne and Valais tour.

Nearest Train Station: Brig (19.0 KM). Here tourists can get train to Zurich, Bern and Geneva