The Thrill of Skiing in the Alps All Year round

One of the main tourist attractions in Zermatt that should not be missed is a visit to the Matterhorn Glacier Paradise located on Mount Klein Matterhorn (Little Matterhorn). There, visitors can enjoy views of the Alps. Of course, from there the Matterhorn peak looks closer.

Matterhorn Glacier Paradise is one of the ski resorts in the Alps which is located at an altitude of 3,883 meters above sea level. However, a traveler who is not a climber can reach that one destination easily. The trick is to take the cable car from Zermatt.

The route starts from Zermatt to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise which is equipped with the highest mountain station in Europe. The distance is about 40 minutes. For those who have a phobia of heights, it may feel extreme. But don't worry, the trip is guaranteed safe. ''This is normal. Riding the cable car is always a little thrilling moment. Don't worry,''said Aaron Case, a tourist from the United States, while boarding the cable car.

After experiencing a test of courage during the journey from Zermatt, travelers are immediately spoiled with mind-blowing views. The Alps covered in eternal snow look so close to the Matterhorn peak as the main attraction. Travelers can enjoy the view on the observation deck available there.

Among the tourists who were taking pictures of the Alps, there was Yeni Wijaya, a tourist from Indonesia who came with her family. ''We took the time to stop by here because my children have never seen snow. Incidentally we were on vacation around Europe,''said the woman who claimed to be from Jakarta.

Not only can enjoy the stunning scenery, visitors can also go skiing which can be enjoyed at any time. Because, there is always snow there all year round.

In addition, there are many other attractions that can be enjoyed. Starting from a tour into a cave filled with ice sculptures to enjoying the sensation of eating at a restaurant with a view of the Alps.

All these facilities, including transportation from Zermatt to Matterhorn Glacier Paradise PP, can be enjoyed at a rate of CHF 109 (approximately IDR 1.6 million) per person. However, if you have a Swiss Travel Pass, you will get a 50 percent discount.

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