Monday, November 11, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
November 8, November 15, November 22 (these 3 dates it is not guaranteed the ski mountain will be open), November 29, December 6
January 17, January 24, January 31, February 7, February 14, February 21, February 28, March 7
Buses from Prague only depart on November 29, December 6, February 7 and February 14
Trip Length - 3 days
Buses depart from Florence, Rome, and Prague. If you are traveling from any other city, you have the option to fly or take a train to Geneva Airport. From these cities it is cheaper and more time effective to fly to Geneva. Pick up will be at the airport, and you will be transferred to Interlaken.
Welcome to 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 Skydiving, Snowboarding, and Night Sledding. Whether you are looking for inspiring beauty, or an action-packed weekend, you will find yourself in Interlaken.
- Round trip luxury coach transport from Geneva Airport, Florence, Rome, or Prague
- accommodation with your friends at top rated hostels
- Exclusive 5% off all adventure activities
- Discount on the Jungfraubahn and train to Top of Europe
- Exclusive Bus2alps discounts around town
- The Interlaken Bus2alps informational guide
- Bus2alps trip leader
The trip departs Geneva Airport (11:30pm), Florence (7:30pm), Rome (8:00pm), or Prague (8:00pm). Upon arrival in Interlaken, we will immediately check into our accommodation.
Days 2 and 3
Your personal schedule for the weekend will be based on the activities you choose to do. Activities include skiing, snowboarding, night sledding, skydiving, paragliding, Zurich day trip, hang gliding, canyon jumping, snowshoeing, ice skating, chocolate shows, hiking, plus loads more. On Saturday there will be an optional day trip to Zurich (if trip meets required numbers) that will depart at 9:00*. Some activities are weather permitting so plan accordingly. Consult your Bus2alps Trip Leader, hostel staff or city guide for recommendations and weather updates. Meet your trip leader in hostel reception around 9:00* if you would like assistance getting to mountain for skiing and snowboarding.
Departure is at 2:00pm (Fly In Options), 1:00pm (Rome and Prague), or 4:00pm (Florence). Meet back at the hostel at 13:30. If you plan to do any activities, please inform the outdoor company what time you need to return by. Estimated drive time is 2.5 hours**. We will return to Geneva Airport at 16:30*. Plan flights accordingly.
**Bus2alps guests get 5% off all extreme activities. All prices below reflect the Bus2alps discount**
*Prices represented by CHF are in Swiss Francs. Price in Euros vary based on current exchange rates*
Skydiving: 363 CHF (with B2A Discount) - Freefall for 45 seconds over the beautiful Swiss Alps from 13,000 feet up. Heli-Skydiving is also available. Video and photos available at additional cost.
Skiing/Snowboarding: Full rentals (board/skis, boots, and winter clothing) from 113 CHF per day, lift ticket 71 CHF per day. *See attached .pdf for a price breadown. The mountain region is called Jungfrau and consists of four main peaks with tons of open skiable terrain.
Beginner Ski Package: from 161 CHF. Package includes rentals, lift ticket, instructor, and transportation to the mountain.
Paragliding: 161 CHF - Suspend yourself well above the Swiss countryside, held on only by a parachute and your experienced guide helping you steer.
Nightsledding: 90 CHF - Go back to your childhood gliding down a moonlit trail deep in the Swiss mountains. Traditional Swiss Fondue dinner is included.
Canyon Jumping: 123 CHF - Bungy Jumping meets rope swing as you jump off an 85 meter high platform attached only to a rope.
Snowshoe Trekking: 84 CHF - Get your hiking fix while quelling your Alpine fix.
Fun Car, Scooter, Mountain Bike Rentals: If you are looking for an alternative way to explore the area, you can rent any of these three vehicles and set off in search of adventure.
Chocolate Show: 15 CHF (includes 10 CHF voucher for store) - At 5 and 6pm everyday you can check out how Schuh makes their world-famous chocolate sculptures.
Zurich Day Trip: 50 Euro - Spend your day in the shopping capital and largest city of Switzerland. Private round trip transport is provided by Bus2alps.
Casino Kursaal: Free entrance with Bus2alps Interlaken Visitor’s Card - Table games do not open until night. You need a passport in order to enter the casino.
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 a day on the mountain.
Ice Skating: from 6.50 Euro - Located a short walk from our accommodation is Interlaken’s Ice Rink. There are several open skate sessions throughout the day.
Plus many more activities and day trips.....