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.
Please note: Based on past years' weather, we can not guarantee availability of snow-based activities. However, those participating in trips during these weekends will still be able to participate in other adventure activities not involving snow, like skydiving, paragliding, and canyon jumping.
For accurate departure times, travel times, prices of activities, and suggestions on how much extra money you will need, please contact [email protected]
The trip departs Paris from the Gare de Lyon train station. Please meet your trip leader 20 minutes prior to departure. Travel to Interlaken is by private luxury coach with A/C, DVD, and toilet. Upon arrival to Interlaken we will immediately check into our accommodation.
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, 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). 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 if you would like assistance getting to mountain for skiing and snowboarding.
We will depart Interlaken for Florence on Sunday. If you plan to do any activities, please inform the outdoor company what time you need to return by.
**Bus2alps guests get 5% off most extreme activities.** All activities are weather dependent.
Skydiving: 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.
Paragliding: Suspend yourself well above the Swiss countryside, held on only by a parachute and your experienced guide helping you steer.
Hangliding: Catch thermals and up-drafts, experience wing-overs, stalls, dives or just a simple easy float over Interlaken.
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.
Jungfraujoch - The Top of Europe: Head 2,061 meters up by cog train to see the best views of the beautiful Swiss Alps.
Winter Seilpark: The Seilpark Interlaken is a winter forest adventure of wooden bridges, tarzan swings and zip lines.
Vertical Rush: Your heart rate will be tested against combinations of height, speed, and free fall on the Giant Swing, Highline, Speed Line and BASE jump Simulator.
Swiss Food & Culture Tour: Visit a local farm, see cows and taste milk and cheese fresh from production, and then taste some of the world's best chocolate.
Interlaken Free Walking Tour: Guided by local experts you experience and learn about the beauty and history of Interlaken and its surroundings. It’s a gem in the midst of the Swiss Alps.
The Story of Switzerland: Learn about the eventful history of Switzerland – once a low-wage country and today known to be one of the richest countries in the world by gaining an insight into banking, the watch industry, and their national hero: William Tell.
Funky Chocolate Club: Create your very own version of the famous Swiss Chocolate at this workshop.
Zurich Day Trip: Spend your day in the shopping capital and largest city of Switzerland. Private round trip transport is provided by Bus2alps.
Casino Kursaal: Table games do not open until night. You need a passport in order to enter the casino.
Interlaken Pub Crawl: Join locals in seeing the best nightlife spots that Interlaken has to offer.
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: Located a short walk from our accommodation is Interlaken’s Ice Rink. There are several open skate sessions throughout the day.
*Activities listed below are dependant on snowfall and weather conditions*
Skiing/Snowboarding: Full rentals (board/skis, boots, and winter clothing) are available. The mountain region is called Jungfrau and consists of four main peaks with tons of open skiable terrain.
Beginner Ski Package: Package includes rentals, lift ticket, instructor, and transportation to the mountain.
Nightsledding: Go back to your childhood gliding down a moonlit trail deep in the Swiss mountains. Traditional Swiss Fondue dinner is included.
Snowshoe Trekking: Get your hiking fix while quelling your Alpine fix.