Zermatt village lies high at Valais Alps. It is situated beneath the legendary and incomparable Matterhorn. Believe it or not, this peak offers an invigorating site. Stand anywhere and click a photo, it is going to appear like a postcard. There are plenty of things that you can do here. If you are visiting Zermatt anytime soon, here are few things that you need to check out.
This is a famous peak in Switzerland and is as famous as Mount Fuji. However, do not try to climb it if you are not an expert mountaineer. The peak is shaped like a pyramid. This is a landmark that you will be able to marvel from a distance. There are several vantage points for this. I have to say the view was simply ethereal.
The next peak that mesmerized me was the Klein Matterhorn. This is 3,883 meters high. In order to get to the top, it took the aerial tramway. You will be surprised to know that this is the highest point in Europe which is accessible through this form of transport. When I reached the top, I found the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise. Here, you will find a tunnel that is going to lead you through Breithorn Plateau. The view at the top is just mesmerizing.
Do not forget to check out the highest-open air railway of Europe. The Gornergrat Bahn will take you up to the observation platform which is above 3000 meters. This railway had been laid down in 1896. It is fully electrified rack line of the world. The complete trip took thirty-three minutes and the train took us over the ravines and larch forest. Ultimately, you will arrive at the platform which is at the center of the tourist development.