Also known as the Top of Europe is one of the most scenic destinations in Switzerland. From the valleys of Interlaken, you will be transported to a fairytale of sorts of a place on a cogwheel train to an altitude of over 3,500 meters above sea levels. Nestled between the mountains of Jungfrau and Monch, the place is really something that will make you feel top of the world. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the destination is only accessible by cogwheel trains and the railway station is the highest station in Europe. Once top, you get to see blissful panoramic views of the Bernese Alps and indulge in a lot of activities like the Ice Palace, an observatory known as the Sphinx, view the Grosser Aletsch Glacier, go sledging and snowshoeing, learn about Swiss chocolates at the Lindt Swiss Chocolate Haven and hike to the Monchsjoch glacier.
Bernese Alps, Switzerland
Housing Europe’s highest railway station, idyllic rail route, an observatory, glacial peaks, hiking trails, chocolate heritage and snow sports
How to Reach
You can reach the Jungfraujoch only by a cogwheel train. The trains to Jungfraujoch terminate from Kleine Scheidegg, which can be in turn reached through Interlaken. You can reach Interlaken from either Lauterbrunnen or Grindelwald by taking trains from respective terminals. When you are taking the train, sit on the left to get a closer and a clearer view of the Alps. The train route from Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch is through tunnels and scenic Alpine slopes. The journey is by itself is an attraction. The approximate price for this trip will cost your Rs. 7,000.
There are no entry tickets as such but you have to pay for the train tickets that serves as an entry pass to the Jungfraujoch.
The trains from Kleine Scheidegg depart from morning 8:00 AM and operate till 4:00 PM.
Before booking your tickets, it is mandatory to check the weather and climatic conditions before making your journey. If the season is right, the tickets might get sold off soon. So, take these factors into consideration when you intend to visit the Jungfraujoch.