VISIT JUNGFRAU-TOP OF EUROPE ON EUROP TOURS FROM INDIA


VISIT JUNGFRAU-TOP OF EUROPE ON  EUROP  TOURS FROM INDIA

Switzerland is a mountainous country of Europe. People who wish to travel Switzerland should definitely visit  “Mt Jungfrau-The Top of the Europe” during your Europe tour packages. Jungfrau is having the highest Railway station at the height of 3454 metres above sea level. The railway journey to Jungfrau is an experience which takes you through the Eiger and Monch. Mainly there are 3 ranges of mountain on the way to Jungfrau-Jungfrau, Eiger and Monch.

Railway Station:

Your journey to Mt Jungfrau starts either from Lauterbrunnen or from Grindelwald. On the way to Kleine Scheidegg there are many stations for those who wish to hike. Trains from both the station Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen stops at Kleine Scheidegg. From Kleine Scheidegg you have to board a train which will directly take you to the Jungfrau. Cogwheel train is the best experience during your Europe tour to Jungfrau. When you start your journey to Jungfrau from Kleine scheidegg  on the way train would stop mainly at Eiger for 5 min and then stops at Monch for 5 min. It takes approximately 2 hour to reach at the top of the mountain. 

VISIT JUNGFRAU-TOP OF EUROPE ON  EUROP  TOURS FROM INDIAHistory of the Railway station:

On 1893 Industrialist Adolf Guiyer Zeller applied for a project to build a rack railway from Kleine Scheidegg  to the summit of the Jungfrau via tunnel. His project was granted by the Federal. His construction work began in 1896 and was under construction till 1912.In 1957 the whole train was converted to a cogwheel system.



Aletsch Glacier:

Glaciers generally form where snow and ice gets accumulation exceeds and ice and snow melts in the summer period. Again when it is the period of winter it gets converted to its original form. So these are what we call Glacier. Aletsch Glacier is 23 km long. The whole area of Aletscharea is a part of the Jungfrau Aletsch protected area which was declared as UNESCO World Heritage site in 2001.

VISIT JUNGFRAU-TOP OF EUROPE ON  EUROP  TOURS FROM INDIATrummelbach Fall:
Trummelbach falls are a series of 10 waterfalls in a cave like environment. You can visit these falls only when you visit Jungfrau from Lauterbrunnen side during Europe tour from india. It is a UNESCO World heritage side. Melted water flows down from Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau which carries about 20,000litres per second. Here when you are standing on high elevation you cannot hear the voice of your partner even who is standing just beside you. And only one suggestion for those who are visiting with child that area is very slippery so please be careful when you go on very high elevation.


Attractions at Jungfrau:

Alpine Sensation:


On completion of 100 year of Jungfrau railway in 2012, Alpine Sensation tour was built which is 250 metres long. This europe tour connects the way from Sphinx terrace to Ice Palace. Special highlight of the Jungfrau railway are displayed.

Sphinx Terrace:

Sphinx observatory Terrace is located above the Jungfraujoch. It is named after the summit on which it is located. It is located at 3571 metres above the sea level. You can go by lift at 117 metre high.360 degree view can be seen from here.

Jungfrau Panorama:

It is an audiovisual journey which shows you the special quality of the location. It is approximately a 4 minute tour.

Lindt Chocolate Show Room:

Lindt chocolate shop is one of those attractions which any one can hardly miss during Europe tour. Entrance is free of cost.You can purchase the chocolate from there.

Ice Palace:

Ice Palace is in real terms is a palace of Ice. Ice palace was built to give tourist an attraction when viewing platform is heavily fogged in. The Ice palace’s  sculpture includes birds, animals, penguins, furniture, even a bar. It is worth visiting when you visit Jungfrau and it is free access for Jungfrau passengers.

Snow Fun Park:

This area is normally only open in the summer months from May to Sepetember. Even you can enjoy the view of Aletsch  Glacier and mountains in the surrounding areas. In summer you can go for sledding,skiing , and snowboarding with extra cost.

Restaurants:

Here at the Top of the mountain you have a variety of options for restaurants.