Guide Trips to Switzerland (Adelboden)

A nostalgic trip for leaders, a new adventure for Guides

From £481pp

Where mountains stretch as far as the eye can see, a trip to Adelboden is something every Guide should experience. Home to WAGGGS World Centre, Our Chalet, there’s no better place that captures the true spirit of adventure and friendship, all against the spectacular Swiss Alps. Where flower-bedecked chalets sit amongst traditional villages, and activities range from scenic cable car rides to local workshops, a Guide trip to Switzerland is the epitome of rural adventure.


We’re thrilled to see groups are as keen as ever to get back out exploring the world and we’re already helping leaders get their plans underway for 2022 and 2023.

Another WAGGGS World Centre to tick off your list
Stay in traditional Swiss chalets
Excellent public transport links

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  • Summer Set Departure Dates, Prices & Inclusions

    Perfect for smaller groups, our set departure coach service runs throughout the summer on the following dates, allowing you to share with other groups to keep costs down.

    2022 departure dates

    • Friday 22nd July 2022   [Limited Availability]
    • Friday 29th July 2022  [Limited Availability]
    • Friday 5th August 2022   [Limited Availability]
    • Friday 12th August 2022  [Limited Availability]
    • Friday 19th August 2022  [Limited Availability]


    2023 departure dates

    • Friday 21st July 2023
    • Friday 28th July 2023
    • Friday 4th August 2023
    • Friday 11th August 2023
    • Friday 18th August 2023


    10 days, 7 nights from £481pp including:

    • Return coach travel
    • Return Channel crossings
    • On-site Venture Abroad Representative
    • Sole occupancy of a self-catering chalet
    • Full tour and itinerary planning
    • 1 x drawstring bag per passenger
    • Luggage labels for the group
    • Travel insurance
    • Catering options can be provided at an additional cost (grocery delivery, food packages or hot food delivery)

    Example prices based on a minimum of 40 passengers per departure date. Contact us for a bespoke quote for alternative group sizes and dates. 



    Here’s our chosen chalet for our summer set departure trips for 2022:

    Egghaus 6 (Hari’s Chalets)

    Ideally located between Our Chalet and the village centre, Egghaus 6 is an excellent option for smaller groups. Sleeping up to 32 people, it features self-catering facilities, as well as a large playing field with a BBQ area, table tennis and plenty of outdoor space.

    • Beautiful former farmhouse with a cosy chalet atmosphere
    • Ideal central location
    • Great for smaller groups (sleeps up to 32)
  • Tailor-Made Trips

    You can travel any time of the year by coach, rail or flight with our tailor-made trips from £486pp (activities not included in from price). Choose from a range of traditional Swiss chalets, where you can enjoy the flexibility of self-catering or opt for pre-arranged food packages. Just tell us when you want to go, and we’ll take care of the rest!

    Looking for a coach share? Contact our team who will be happy to help.


    Here’s just a small selection of the different sized chalets we offer:


    Conveniently located just a short, flat walk from the village centre, the Alpenflora offers a traditional and comfortable chalet experience for larger groups. Sleeping up to 50 people, it’s well equipped with a large kitchen and dining room, as well as a small private garden.

    • Just a short walk from the village centre
    • Excellent self-catering facilities
    • Great for larger groups (sleeps up to 50)


    Janz Team

    Janz Team chalet is set in a quiet location just a short, flat walk away from the village centre. Sleeping up to 45 people, it boasts a large commercial kitchen and a first floor dining room with stunning views over the valley, as well as a separate games room on the ground floor.

    • Just a short walk from the village centre
    • Large dining facilities with beautiful valley views
    • Great for smaller groups (sleeps up to 35)



    Sleeping a maximum of 43 people, this beautiful chalet is in a great location just a short, flat walk away from the village. It has its own outdoor space and large dining room which can be used for social get-togethers in the evenings.

    • Just a short walk from the village centre
    • Excellent outdoor and communal areas
    • Great for larger groups (sleeps up to 43)


    Bonderlen 4 Big One (Hari’s Chalets)

    Great for larger groups and full of character, Bonderlen 4 Big One is based in a small side valley of Adelboden and sleeps up to 53 people. Enjoy access to self-catering facilities, a games room and a drying room, including a large playing field with a BBQ area, table tennis and lots of outdoor space.

    • Located in a small side valley
    • Large outdoor space with leisure facilities
    • Great for larger groups (sleeps up to 53)



    This smaller chalet, sleeping a maximum of 30 people, is conveniently located on the main road to the village, but lies tucked away in a peaceful location by the river. There’s a good-sized, private garden area with outdoor games for groups, whilst the chalet itself is bright and airy.

    • Convenient and peaceful location by the river
    • Private garden area with games
    • Great for smaller groups (sleeps up to 30)

    To find out more about all our chalets, speak to our team!

  • Activities

    Exclusive to our Adelboden trips, we offer a selection of set itineraries to ensure you get the most out of your time away. With a range of budgets catered for, simply choose the package that suits you.

    Our mid-range package includes:

    • Visit to Lauterbrunnen, Trümmelbach Falls
    • Our Chalet Guided Tour
    • Visit to local Woodcarver Workshop
    • Visit to Cholorenschlucht Waterfalls
    • Engstligenalp Cable Car Ride
    • Visit to Cheesemaker Workshop
    • Oeschinensee Cable Car Ride in Kandersteg and Scout Centre Tour
    • Boat trip to Interlaken with visit to St Beatus Caves and Schuh Chocolate Show
    • Adventure Park
    • Swiss evening
  • Sample Itinerary

    Day 1


    Depart by coach and overnight ferry crossing

    Day 2


    Arrive in Adelboden for a tour of the site, then explore the area or relax in the local outdoor pool


    Evening at leisure in Adelboden

    Day 3


    Walk to Engstligenalp for beautiful Alpine scenery


    Enjoy a picnic before heading back to Adelboden for an afternoon at leisure


    Evening at leisure in Adelboden

    Day 4


    Take the train to Kandersteg and visit Kandersteg International Scout Centre


    Cable car to Oschinensee for swimming in the lake and tobogganing


    Evening at leisure in Adelboden

    Day 5


    Visit the WAGGGS World Centre, Our Chalet, and visit the Woodcarver’s Workshop where you’ll receive a woggle with your name engraved on it


    Embark on the Cholorenschlucht hike to admire the gorge


    Evening at leisure in Adelboden

    Day 6


    Boat trip to the beautiful town of Interlaken


    Visit the Schuh Chocolate Show, before browsing the local shops


    Return to Adelboden by boat for an evening at leisure

    Day 7


    Visit the Trummelbach Falls


    Traditional Swiss evening of yodelling and fondue

    Day 8


    Take the Tschentenalp cable car for views of the Bernese Oberland


    Return to Adelboden village and spend the rest of the day at leisure

    Day 9 & 10

    Depart by coach and ferry back home

Feeling adventurous?
Enquire about your Guide trip to Switzerland today!
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Once in a lifetime opportunity.Mrs Lucy Whatmore, 1st West Bromwich Guides, Adelboden

This was a once in a lifetime opportunity for our Guides and they have gone away with memories that will last for a lifetime.


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