Glacier Express

🇨🇭 🇨🇭 🇨🇭 After Haut route trek I spent 2 nights in Zermatt. From Zermatt I traveled by Glacier express to St. Mortiz. There are four sections from Zermatt to St- Mortiz. Section 1: Zermatt to Brig The journey starts near the Matterhorn, in the car free mountain village of Zermatt, at an altitude of 1605 m. The Matter valley leads to the town of Visp and is quite narrow at many places, with massive rock walls rising up to well over 4000 m. The highest peaks of the Swiss Alps can be found in…
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Hiking around St. Mortiz

🇨🇭 🇨🇭 🇨🇭 I arrived in St Mortiz at the evening . It was a long train ride from Zermatt by Glacier Express. My home for next 2 - 3 days was St . Mortiz youth hostel. St. Mortiz is a luxury resort town which has hosted winter Olympic  twice. Its frozen lake hosts cricket , polo during winter. The food was awesome at the youth hostel. Next day I went for a walk to Piz Nair. I took Funicular from St. Mortiz to Upper Corviglia station. From the upper station of the Corviglia…
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Rhine Falls

🇨🇭 🇨🇭 🇨🇭 I took the first train from St. Mortiz to Zurich. It was a 3.5 hour journey with a change at Chur. From Zurich I took wrong train and realized this after sometime. So I had to come back to Zurich again to board the train to Schloss Laufen am Rheinfall. This is a frequent train and takes one hour. The falls are located on the High Rhine on the border between the cantons of Schaffhausen and Zürich, between the villages of Neuhausen am Rheinfall (SH) and Laufen-Uhwiesen/Dachsen (ZH). It is largest waterfall in Europe with flow rate 600 Cubic meter /…
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