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Prices are per paying passenger and based on 2 people sharing a twin room and a minimum of 30 paying passengers. Single rooms are available upon request and for a supplement.

Monday 10th – Monday 17th September 2018

Where mountains stretch as far as the eye can see, beautiful valleys line crystal clear lakes and charming Swiss towns are tucked between lofty mountain peaks, the stunning Bernese Oberland will be your home for the week.

With a range of exciting day trips included in your itinerary, including a visit to Switzerland's capital city of Bern, as well as a tour of WAGGGS World Centre, Our Chalet, you will experience the very best of the region and celebrate the international importance of the Trefoil Guild.



Monday 10th September 2018

You will arrive in Adelboden where you will settle into your accommodation and begin exploring the surrounding area.

Monday 11th September 2018

Today you will go on a guided tour of WAGGGS World Centre, Our Chalet. After your tour, the staff will lead a pinning ceremony where each group member will be presented with their own pin. This is a memorable moment for all members involved in Girlguiding.

Tuesday 12th September 2018

Enjoy a chocolate and cheese day with a visit to the home of Gruyere cheese and Maison de Cailler chocolate - two of Switzerland's most famous products.

Wednesday 13th September 2018

Travel by coach to the nearby town of Interlaken before an afternoon visit to Trummelbach Falls. These spectacular waterfalls are hidden away inside a mountain and are truly a sight to behold!

Thursday 14th September 2018

Enjoy a day at leisure in Adelboden and make the most of your hiking pass which includes 1 days' use of cable cars and buses in Adelboden and Kandersteg.

Friday 14th September 2018

Today, you will visit Switzerland's capital city and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Bern where you can explore its medieval architecture and picture-postcard old-town.

Saturday 15th September 2018

Enjoy a day at leisure on your last full day in Adelboden before taking part in a traditional Swiss evening, complete with Swiss fondue and local live music.

Sunday 16th September 2018

Begin your return journey home.

Tour Inclusions

  • ATOL-protected return flights from London to Zurich or Basel Airport
  • Return airport transfers from Zurich or Basel Airport to Adelboden
  • Coaching for Interlaken and Trummelbach Falls, Bern and Chocolate and Cheese Day
  • 7 nights' half board accommodation in twin/double rooms with private facilities at the Alpina Hotel, Adelboden
  • Excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Services of a Venture Abroad Courier from London Airport
  • Travel insurance with Endsleigh for passengers aged 89 years and under

Alpina Hotel

We have been using this family-run hotel for many years, owing to its pleasant atmosphere and ideal location. After a day in the Alps, relax in the hotel's garden restaurant and enjoy a traditional Swiss meal before a comfortable night's sleep in peaceful surroundings.


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