Everest Base Camp

Thank you for the best experience of my life. I couldn't fault anything on the trek and I had a ball. Our crew lead by Bir Sing were always smiling and helpful and this is what made the experience so great.

I never thought I'd laugh so and much and the bond that formed in such a short time between the crew and trekkers grew stronger everyday so much so that some of us didn't want to leave - it was hard to say goodbye.

Charles Zidkovik | Perth, Australia
 

Switzerland

Switzerland

Take an adventure holiday in SWITZERLAND with World Expeditions, one of the world's leading travel companies

In the heart of central Europe, Switzerland offers some of the worlds best walking and climbing opportunities. Characterised by picturesque mountain villages and dramatic peaks, in particular the Matterhorn, the country also boasts some of Europe's finest lakes.


Featured Adventures

Bernese Oberland Glacier Trek

Classic glacier hike into arguably the most spectacular mountains in the Alps
7 days |

Haute Route & Mont Blanc

A classic glacier walk in the European Alps combined with an ascent of Mont Blanc (4810m)
11 days |

Haute Route by Bike

A technical mountain bike adventure from Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn
8 days |

Matterhorn & Eiger Expedition

On this challenging expedition we combine climbs of the infamous Hornli route on the Matterhorn, and the South Ridge of Dent Blanche, an alluring and significant climb in its own right.
8 days |

Matterhorn Expedition

A challenging climb of the incomparable Matterhorn (4478m)
6 days |

Mont Blanc by Bike

A technical mountain bike ride around Mont Blanc
8 days |

Alpine Rhine Cycle

A spectacular cycle through four countries from the Grisons in Switzerland to Lake Constance in Germany
 
6 days |
Introductory to Moderate | Cycling

Alpine Rhine to Basel

A spectacular cycle from the Grisons in Switzerland via Lake Constance in Germany to Basel on the Swiss/French border
 
9 days |
Introductory to Moderate | Cycling | Family Adventures

Bernese Oberland for Families

A walk for families along classic trails in the Bernese Alps of Switzerland
 
7 days |
Moderate | Family Adventures | Inn to Inn Walking

Chamonix to Zermatt

Take the high trail from the Chamonix Valley to Zermatt
 
10 days |
Challenging | Inn to Inn Walking
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The Weather in Switzerland

The walking season in the European Alps is short – from mid June to mid September and many of the mountain refuges areclosed outside this time. In winter parts of the trail are transformed into world class ski runs, evidenced by the comprehensive network of cablecars or téléfériques. Bearing in  mind that much of the route is at altitudes of over 1000m, the temperatures can vary significantly. Please note at the beginning of the season you may experience snow and therefore the walking can be harder and slippery underfoot. Temperatures in summer range from around 6 degrees Celsius to 20 degrees Celsius during the day. Afternoon thunderstorms are quite common. At the higher elevations it is important to dress with layers as cold winds and possible snow falls can happen even in summer.

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