Guided Tours: Switzerland

Hikers above Sils Maria, Switzerland

Each year Ryder Walker offers a guided trek to three of our favorite locations in the Alps. This custom trip offers hiking for all levels, superior accommodations and delicious cuisine. For 2018 we head to the quaint town of Sils Maria, located in the heart of the Engadine; Locarno, located on the beautiful shores of Lake Maggiore; and Zermatt, a mecca for alpinists nestled at the foot of the iconic ...

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Eiger Trail

The Bernese Oberland in central Switzerland is one of the most stunning mountain ranges on earth. High, glaciated peaks and vertical rock walls ascend thousands of feet above tumbling waterfalls, pristine valleys, and flower-filled meadows sporting the world’s happiest cows. Our nine-day hiking tour begins on the west side of the Berner Oberland in the fashionable resort village of Gstaad. Hiking ...

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Engadine Trek

This week long inn-to-inn hiking tour covers the length of the Inn River Valley from near the Austrian border to that of Italy. Staying in the most charming villages and quaint inns, you will pass from the gentler terrain of the lower Engadine with its quaint old villages, through the upper Engadine with its majestic, glaciated peaks and into the wild and dramatic Val Bregaglia with the soaring ...

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Aiguille Chardonnet and Verte

The world famous Haute Route crosses the highest mountain range in Western Europe, the Pennine Alps, and links the Mont Blanc region in France with the rugged Canton Valais in southwestern Switzerland. Starting in the bustling alpine center of Chamonix, France, beneath the mighty massif of Europe’s highest summit, Mont Blanc (15,781 feet), the trail crosses eastward into Switzerland and finishes in ...

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engadine summit

Feel the burn in your legs as our expert team of bergfuhrers takes you mountain hopping across the undiscovered peaks of eastern Switzerland. Beginning in the picturesque village of Zuoz, you’ll spend eight days summiting the many mid-height, un-glaciated mountain peaks that the Engadine region is famous for. Hike to the mountaintops by day, and bed down in the region’s quintessentially Swiss inns ...

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Mont Blanc and the surrounding mountains. This photo was taken while hiking the Tour du Mont Blanc with Ryder-Walker Alpine Adventures.

Hike across the borders of France, Italy and Switzerland during our ten-day Tour du Mont Blanc. Taking advantage of some little-known variations to the standard route, we’ll lead you from the mountain-chic cafés of Chamonix, to remote mountain hamlets en route to Courmayeur, Italy. Our gracious host will welcome you to her cozy chalet in Champex, Switzerland, tempting you with locally grown food ...

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*All prices are per person based on double occupancy and subject to change