From EUR 450
Meet us in Switzerland, where relaxing beauty and high-octane adrenaline live in perfect harmony! Interlaken is a traditional Swiss village located in the heart of the rugged Alps, between Lake Thun and Lake Brienz. Scenic mountain walks and calming Alpine Spas collide with adventure activities like white water rafting, canyoning, and bungy jumping. Whether you are looking for inspiring beauty or an action-packed weekend, you will have a blast in Interlaken!
Day trip to Thun, river rafting, Lunch and Bern
Not Included: Flight
Recommended Flights, (additional cost, to be booked separately)
Departure-July 12, 2018: easyjet 1346, Thursday, 20:55 -22:30
Return-July 15, 2018: easyJet 1345, Sunday, 18:45 - 20:15
The meeting point is in the Arrivals Hall of the Geneva airport. The bus will depart at just after 10:30 PM. Please meet your trip leader in the Arrivals Hall immediately after you collect your luggage and pass customs. Travel to Interlaken is by private bus. Upon arrival in Interlaken, we will immediately check into our accommodation.
Days 2 and 3 will begin with a walking tour of the town of Interlaken, ending with a photo op at the stunning Lake Brienz. All Lead Abroad Students are offered the exclusive opportunity to be taken for a full-day trip to picturesque Swiss town of Thun, to an adventures and fun river rafting experience all the way to the city of Bern. In order to accommodate the other activities, you wish to do in Interlaken, this trip will be offered both on Friday and Saturday.
You will then split off for free time to participate in optional activities. Your personal schedule for the weekend will be based on the activities you choose to do. Activities include Skydiving, Paragliding, Hang Gliding, Ice Skating, bungee jumping, hiking, chocolate making, plus loads, loads more. Some activities are weather permitting so plan accordingly. Consult your Trip Leader for recommendations and weather updates.
The tour ends on Sunday. You may store your luggage in the accommodation after check out before you head to the airport on Sunday.
Skydiving: Freefall for 45 seconds over the beautiful Swiss Alps from 13,000 feet up. Video and photos available at additional cost.
Paragliding: Suspend yourself well above the Swiss countryside, held on only by a parachute and your experienced guide helping your steer.
Hang Gliding: Hang gliding is flying in its purest form. Fast, flat just like you dream. Catch thermals and up-drafts, experience wing-overs, stalls, dives or just a simple easy float over Interlaken.
Canyoning: Travel through tall, narrow gorges and get up close and personal with nature. Canyoning trips are filled with high rappels, big jumps, fast slides!
White Water Rafting: The mighty Lütschine offers some of the best whitewater rafting in the Swiss Alps. Straight from the start below the Eiger North Face, continuous class III-IV rapids surge down from the mountains and out into the Interlaken valley and the Lake of Brienz.
Ropes Park: The high ropes course provides an adventure for all skill levels, with six tracks of various difficulty for a fun adventure through nature’s playground.
Vertical Rush: Your heart rate will be tested against combinations of height, speed, and free fall on our Giant Swing, Highline, Speed Line and BASE jump Simulator.
Jet Boat Ride: Take a seat in Switzerlands first commercial Jet-Boat! We offer a great mix of Fun, an turquoise blue lake, breathtaking landscapes and impressive waterfalls!
Canyon Swing: Pure adrenaline in the Glacer Gorge in Grindelwald! Attached to an 85 meter rope, you jump into the narrow Glacier Gorge. After a 50m free Fall, you swing with up to 120kph through the impressive canyon.
Stockhorn Bungy: Enjoy the rush of a lifetime, leaping and freefalling towards the pristine mountain lake Stocksee!
Downhill Gravity Scooter: Enjoy an exhilarating downhill ride on our purpose built Gravity Scooters! These stable and safe scooters have front suspension and disk brakes, and look like a downhill mountain bike, but anyone with basic biking skills can participate.
Mountain Bike Rentals: If you are looking for an alternative way to explore the area, you can rent any of these vehicles and set off in search of adventure.
Victoria Jungrau Spa: With treatments ranging from simple massages to full-day wellness, the spa is a great place to stretch out your muscles after of extreme sports.
Plus many more activities including a casino, ice rink, and day trips!