Top Five Natural Wonders in Switzerland That You Cannot Miss During Your Tour

Whether you are planning to take Switzerland tour package for your family, friends or solo backpack trip, it has some of the most beautiful natural wonders of the world that you should not miss while your visit. Switzerland is not only famous among honeymooners but also people love the country for the best quality of chocolates, watches, pocket knives and cheese products. However, before you choose your Switzerland package, we would like to educate you about the beautiful locations so that you can customize the tour package accordingly.

1. Oeschinensee

Oeschinensee is a small and tiny horseshoe shaped natural lake in the Jungfrau-Aletsch-Bietschhorn, a world heritage site in Switzerland. Perfectly formed by the Mother Nature, the lake is approximately 1 km in size and positioned above the Kandersteg at an elevation of 1578 meters. If you are planning to take some of the best selfies then trek up to the gondola lift to get the best picture perfect views.

2. Rhine Falls

Formed around 14000 years ago during the last ice age, the Rhine falls are not only the largest falls in Switzerland but in the entire European continent. With 150 meters width and 23 metres height, the waterfalls receive maximum number of tourists during the summer season. To enjoy the ultimate power of the Rhine Falls, tourists and travellers can enjoy boating voyage to the island in the centre of the falls. For those who are unknown about the fact, Rhine Falls pushes around 700,000 litres of water every second!

3. Aletsch Glacier

The world famous Aletsch is located in the eastern part of Bernese Alps of Swiss Canton. The beautiful remnant of the ancient ice age which is carved out of the Alps is around 23 km in length and 120 square kilometres in width. The Aletsch glacier is the largest glacier in the Alps and entire Europe region. In fact, some of the scientists have declared that single glacier comprises of 27 billion tons of ice. If you wish to take a close view to Aletsch Glacier then the only way is to take a cable car.

4. Matterhorn

Standing tall on the border of Switzerland and Italy, the Matterhorn is the tallest mountain in the Alps region. The height of Matterhorn Mountain is 4478 meters tall. Due to the pyramidal shape of the mountain, visitors can notice the glaciers formed at the base of each side of the peak. Not only the Matterhorn Mountain has unique shape but also it is completely isolated from other neighboring mountains. The Matterhorn Mountain can be visited from the Swiss side via Zermatt.

5. Lake Lucerne

Although there are more than 1500 lakes within the borders of Switzerland, the Lake Lucerne has the most picturesque views surrounded by the Mount Rigi and Mount Pilatus. Locally the place is referred as Vierwaldstättersee and it is one of the most popular destinations in Swiss.

So, now that you have the top five natural wonders in Switzerland if you happen to choose the package to ensure that you visit at least one of these locations. And if to you have any new locations that you have explored then keep us posted so our readers can also plan their visit.


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