Get here early and enjoy the peace before the crowds arrive. Truly breathtaking scenery. We could hardly see anything on the gondola up from Betten (very cloudy!) but it cleared as we got into Bettmeralp.
About Aletsch Glacier
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From the top of the Eggishorn in Fiesch or if you like a bit of a hike, take the cable train in Ried-Morel to Riederalp, after a 10 minute walk you get on another cabletrain called the "moosfluh" with blue windshields. At the top you...More
High on the Top of the World you can see the wonderful glacier below and marvel at the surrounding mountains. Beautiful.
There are some great views of the start of this glacier from the Sphinx or Jungfraujoch at the Top of Europe. If had more time in Switzerland, it would have been great to head south and catch a better view of the glacier from Eggishorn...More
This is certainly one of the best panoramas of Switzerland (and there are a thousands worth seeing). I would suggest a whole hiking day in the area. Very good options are to start in Fiescheralp or Bettmeralp and do a whole tour of Bettmerhorn and...More
Aletsch glacier is simply a natural masterpiece. Good for both hiking and mountaineering, and for easygoing sightseeing. The magnificence of the glacier and the surrounding peaks can be fully enjoyed from several view points (namely Moosfluh, Bettmerhorn and Eggishorn). Main peaks and view points can...More
Great day out. Traveled from Lucern by car. Two cable cars to the top of mountain. Fit people can walk right to the glacier.