Guide Trips to Switzerland (Adelboden)

A nostalgic trip for leaders, a new adventure for Guides

From £430pp

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.

Another WAGGGS World Centre to tick off your list
Stay in traditional Swiss chalets
Excellent public transport links
  • 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
    • Oeschinnensee 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
  • What’s Included

    10 days, 7 nights 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)

    Departure dates

    Our availability for 2020 is listed below:

    Thursday 23rd July 2020                   £430  SOLD OUT

    Thursday 30th July 2020                   £440  SOLD OUT

    Thursday 6th August 2020               £430  SOLD OUT

    Thursday 13th August 2020               £430

    Thursday 20th August 2020               £440

    But you can travel any time of the year with our tailor-made service, just speak to our team!

  • Sample Itinerary

    Day 1

    Evening:

    Depart by coach and overnight ferry crossing

    Day 2

    Afternoon:

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

    Evening:

    Evening at leisure in Adelboden

    Day 3

    Morning:

    Walk to Engstligenalp for beautiful alpine scenery

    Afternoon:

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

    Evening:

    Evening at leisure in Adelboden

    Day 4

    Morning:

    Take the train to Kandersteg and visit Kandersteg International Scout Centre

    Afternoon:

    Cable car to Oschinensee for swimming in the lake and tobogganing

    Evening:

    Evening at leisure in Adelboden

    Day 5

    Morning:

    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

    Afternoon:

    Embark on the Cholorenschlucht hike to admire the gorge

    Evening:

    Evening at leisure in Adelboden

    Day 6

    Morning:

    Boat trip to the beautiful town of Interlaken

    Afternoon:

    Visit the impressive St Beatus Caves and the Schuh Chocolate Show, before browsing the local shops

    Evening:

    Return to Adelboden by boat for an evening at leisure

    Day 7

    Morning:

    Visit the Trummelbach Falls

    Evening:

    Traditional Swiss evening of yodelling and fondue

    Day 8

    Morning:

    Take the Tschentenalp cable car for views of the Bernese Oberland

    Afternoon:

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

    Day 9 & 10

    Depart by coach and ferry back home

  • Accommodation

    Adelboden

    Your group will have sole occupancy of a traditional Swiss chalet that can accommodate up to 32 people. Enjoy the flexibility of self-catering facilities to plan your meals to fit in with your daily activities.

    • Traditional Swiss chalet surrounded by beautiful alpine scenery
    • Accommodates up to 32 people
    • Self-catering facilities
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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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