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Bernese Highlights - East

A variety of accommodation is used on this trek ranging from mountain inns to 3 star hotels. All hotels have rooms with private bathroom except one mountain inn where you only have a wash basin in the room and share the shower and WC. Most offer drying rooms for wet clothing and boots. Breakfast and dinner are included on all nights. Dinner will be three courses and breakfasts are of buffet style.

Night 1 - Engelberg

A friendly greeting is received at this lovely hotel with a warm Swiss feel.  Rooms are comfortable and well equipped and all have good shower rooms and hairdryers. There is a cosy bar and lounge area for drinks and snacks. Dinner is taken in the grand style restaurant and there will be three courses with a choice. Breakfast is a very enjoyable buffet to set you on your way for the first day in the mountains.

Night 2 - Engstlenalp

The hotel has much history as a mountain inn and the atmosphere is just that.  Rooms are comfortable but simple in style and decor.  Shower rooms do not have hairdryers. There is a bar area for coffees, drinks and snacks and dinner is ‘mountain style’ served in the delightful wooded restaurant.

Nights 3 and 4 - Meiringen

The hotel is located right next to the railway station and has been owned and run by Felix Tschan and wife for many years. Rooms are modern style and comfortable with shower rooms.  In summer there is an outside bar area where drinks and snacks may be enjoyed all day long and often musicians play traditional music in the early evening. The restaurant is popular with locals and cuisine is well cooked and presented. There is a choice at each of the three courses. Breakfast is an excellent buffet including delicious breads from the nearby bakery.  

Night 5 - Schwarzwaldalp

The chalet is in traditional Swiss style all wood and very pretty.  Rooms are small and cosy without private bathrooms but have wash basins and showers and toilets are close by. Some guests may stay in an adjacent building with dormitory style accommodation (advised at booking time). It is preferred that guests remove their hiking boots whilst in the Chalet. Dinner will be traditional mountain food most likely featuring cheese from the alp. Breakfast is buffet style.   

Night 6 - Grindelwald

This hotel has simple well furnished rooms with private shower rooms and toilet. Breakfast only is served here and is one of the best of the entire trek!  Dinner is taken at a 4 star hotel about 10 minutes walk away as this hotel does not serve dinner. 

Night 7 - Murren

Ruth and Othmar Suter run an immensely homely hotel with comfortable rooms and a good restaurant. In warm weather dinner can be taken outside on the terrace to watch the sun go down over the Jungfrau. Dinner is 3 courses without a choice so check with Reception if you have concerns or special requests. In the morning a superb breakfast buffet is served.

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