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Cross-country Skiing in the Swiss Alps

from $2,179.00
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    4 - 14
All about the Cross-country Skiing in the Swiss Alps.

Located in the heart of the Bernese Oberland, where the great arc of the Alps culminates in some of its highest and most spectacular peaks, Kandersteg is a cross-country skier’s paradise. This area epitomises the ‘chocolate-box’ Alps: wild mountains, topped with glistening glaciers. We stay at the charming Hotel Alfa Soleil, owned by the Seiler family. We explore the winter landscape and have the chance to develop both confidence and skill while discovering new routes and trails every time.

The tour package inclusions and exclusions at a glance
What is included in this tour?Items that are included in the cost of tour price.

* All breakfasts and 6 dinners
* All accommodation (see accommodation section)
* All transport and listed activities
* Tour leader throughout
* Flights from London (if booking incl. flights)

  1. Day 1 Start Kandersteg

    Your holiday begins at the Alfa Soleil hotel in Kandersteg. You should aim to arrive late morning to early afternoon for a pre-dinner briefing from your leader.

  2. Day 2-4 3 days cross-country skiing

    The Kandersteg valley is home to 6 different cross country ski tracks totalling about 45 Kilometres. The tracks vary in distance and difficulty and present the ideal location for a week progressing in terms of both distance and technical skiing. Your leader will chose the tracks on a daily basis according to conditions and group ability. You will also have the chance to ski the 6 kilometre night ski loipe one evening which is an experience not to be missed.  

  3. Day 5 Free day

    There are several short walks available close to the hotel or you may wish to visit the exhibitions at the Village and Scout Museum.NB: Please note that the free day will be on day 6 for the 18/01/2020 departure due to the Belle Epoque events on that week. For details see”>www.kandersteg.ch/en/s/belle-epoque-week.

  4. Day 6-7 We continue our explorations on skis

    For the last two days depending on conditions we may ski further afield. There is the option of taking the cable car up to Sunnbuel where there is a track in stunning surroundings almost 2,000 metres above sea level. We may also take the train up through the Lotschberg tunnel to Ferden and beyond to ski in a different valley.

  5. Day 8 End Kandersteg

    End Kandersteg. Following breakfast we say our goodbyes and take our train to the airport.

Package Confirmed Dates Trip Status Trip Status Price (PP) Excluding Flights Price (PP) Including Flights  
January 25, 2020
Available
$2,179.00
N/A
February 8, 2020
Available
$2,349.00
N/A
February 22, 2020
Available
$2,349.00
N/A
March 7, 2020
Available
$2,179.00
N/A