From Interlaken we started for our next destination Jungfraujoch peak. To reach Jungfraujoch, one has to take a train from Grindalwalt station ( yes, you feel connected to this place, yes, Rowling took her character's name from this place). From Grindalwalt to Jungfraujoch, the train way is very scenic and beautiful and the train stops in between for 2 mins so one can go down and click pictures. Jungfraujoch station is the highest altitude station of Europe at 11333 ft height. Although I didn't have any breathing problem at Mt Titlis ,but at Jungfraujoch I felt a little out of breath while going towards the snow, probably because it has a long walkway and a lot of places to go at a higher altitude. There's a cafe and a snow games area.
Interlaken can be your base point to Jungfrau, Switzerland's topmost and favourite mountain destination.Well, my experience tells me that, this is one route where journey can be even better than destination. But, mind you, journey to Jungfrau is expensive and can cost 50 swiss francs (Rs.3500) one way, even when you have the half price card.If you are travelling from Interlaken, you go through Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen to reach Jungrfau, eachof these breathtaking.
The first thing we asked when the opportunity to go to Jungfrau, Switzerland in December arose was - is it going to be too cold? Neither of us has any North-Indian blood in us and we've lived all our lives in Mumbai, a city where the sweaters come out whenever the thermometer dips below 20 degrees Celsius! How on earth would we manage 3454 metres above the sea level in snowy conditions and an unimaginable temperature of -10 degrees Celsius? But you know what, we lived to tell the tale. And by the time it was time to say goodbye, we felt like we could live in winter-time Switzerland all year long!
Zurich to Interlaken We flew into Zurich airport and stepped straight into a van that would take us to Interlaken by road. The route was picturesque and offered tantalising glimpses of the mountains in the distance. Around half-way through our journey, we stopped near Bern and stepped out gingerly, waiting for impossibly cold weather to strike us down.
Found this Amazing view At the top of Europe...the more you see it the more you capture the essence of beauty #tripotocommunity