First Tracks of the Season in Zermatt

Shhhh.... it's a secret!
Unlike most of the ski world, early December in Zermatt has
fantastic snow conditions. And the best part? No crowds.
Join Hall of Fame freeskier Dan Egan on this bucket-list adventure.

Iconic Destination...

Nestled in a deep valley enclosed between steeply scarped mountains, Zermatt is dominated by arguably the most famous hunk of rock in the world, the huge and graceful Matterhorn. This alpine wonderland is a special place – especially in early December. The days are shorter, the nights a little crisper, but there is plenty of snow on the runs and very few people to enjoy it. It's like a freeway with no cars!

Iconic Skier!

Dan’s list of accomplishments in the sport are impressive. A world-renowned skier and pioneer of extreme sports, Dan Egan has appeared in thirteen Warren Miller ski films and is known for skiing the most remote regions of the world with his brother John Egan. In 2001, Powder Magazine named him one of the most influential skiers of our time and in 2016, he was inducted into the US Skiing & Snowboarding Hall of Fame.

A Secret Hideaway

Our home for the week is the charming Hotel Albatros, a 4-Star property located across the river from the town center, which creates a quiet and peaceful environment after a long day on the slopes. With impeccable service, a wonderful wellness-center and their sumptuous breakfast each day, we’re just close enough for all the action, but far enough away for some relaxation.

A Skier's Paradise

Zermatt is the “gold standard” for skiing in Europe. The skiing expanse is breathtaking – with over 3,500 acres spanning both Switzerland and Italy, featuring groomed runs nearly 10 miles long. There is nothing better than skiing down the backside of the Klein Matterhorn into Italy – where you can enjoy a nice pasta and some fantastic wine. It makes the return trip even more fun!

The Alpine Lifestyle

Europe is a leader in healthy and stress-free living – from medicinal and therapeutic remedies to scientific development of natural products, to healthy nutrition. Alpin Luxe is excited to introduce you to their Alpine Lifestyle. This week of immersion in the European culture of wellness and peaceful living will refresh your connection to the natural world, & appreciation for life.

Beyond the Slopes

All our European experiences are “all-inclusive.” This means we have fabulous dinners planned throughout the week at Zermatt’s famous restaurants, incredible lunches at on-mountain huts, sumptuous hotel amenities, a sightseeing Heli trip around the Matterhorn with a skier drop at the top of Zermatt (weather permitting), and skis furnished for the week!

Skill Level

(beginner - advanced)

Learn more about our skill levels here.

The view down the backside of the Matterhorn into Italy is simply breathtaking!

Enjoy gourmet on-mountain lunches at mountain huts like this one, aptly named Paradise!

  • Trip Includes
  • Pricing
  • Location
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Packing List

Included

7 nights lodging and breakfast at the luxurious Hotel Albatros.
Zermatt Ski Pass – 5 Days to ski (includes additional on mountain insurance).
IKON Pass holders receive 7 days of skiing in Zermatt and Cervine, Italy!
Traditional Dinner of Swiss Lamb at Chez Heini with wine.
Sushi Night at Shogun.
Traditional Swiss dinner at Brasserie Lusi.
Wine Tasting prior to Swiss Fondue at Saycheese!
1 Michelin Gala Dinner at Prato Borni.
Five on mountain lunches: Paradise, Zum Zee, Pizzeria Rothorn, Hotel Riffelhaus, Chez Vrony.
Welcome reception at Hotel Albatros.
On-mountain coaching from skiing legend, Dan Egan, and Olympic Alpine Ski Coach, Gary Miller.
Skis and Poles for the week.
1 Heliski Zermatt Sightseeing Helicopter Trip around the Matterhorn including a skier drop at the top of Zermatt! (Weather Permitting)
Skilebrity Gift Bag.

NOT INCLUDED:

Flight to Milano, Zurich or Geneva.
Transportation to and from Zermatt via car, rail or helicopter.
Transportation back to Milano, Zurich or Geneva airports.
Alcoholic beverages (other than inclusive).
Ski clothing, helmet, gloves, goggles and ski boots.
Medical, evacuation and/or cancellation insurance. We strongly recommend every guest who books an Alpin Luxe trip take out Travel Insurance that includes evacuation and medical coverage. Please click here for more information on Travel Insurance..
*Must provide proof of Insurance*

Pricing Info

$ 7,500 Per Person
  • All-Inclusive package
  • $1000 no-risk deposit to secure your booking. (See our updated COVID booking policy!)
  • Only 8-10 spots available. Book early, this trip will sell out quickly!
  • Additional pricing options available at checkout

Do you have a husband, wife or significant other who would like to accompany you on a fantastic trip to Europe? We offer a discounted rate for those who don’t ski, but would like to experience Europe, the crisp air, incredible spa and fitness facilities and the beauty available at our world-class resorts.

Call now : (877) 515-9765, or email: info@alpinluxe.com

Zermatt, Switzerland

As with most beautiful European resorts, travel is an adventure. The scenery is amazing, the roads are excellent and the trains are, well, like trains should be – comfortable and on-time. Want to bypass the adventure and go first class? Take a helicopter from the airport directly to Zermatt! It’s more affordable than you’d think. Alpin Luxe has a discount rate with Air Zermatt. Just be sure to book your flights to Geneva. Heli service from Geneva airport to Zermatt is only 45 minutes.

By car: Guests arriving by car will need to park their vehicles in Täsch, the last town before Zermatt. There is a beautiful new parking structure and train station in Täsch. Once parked, load your luggage on the train to Zermatt and we’ll pick you up at the train station in Zermatt. The GRAND HOTEL ZERMATTERHOF is only a short carriage ride away.

By train: Mainline trains from airport train stations run to Brig and Visp. From there you have direct connections to the Matterhorn-Gotthard Train. The ride through the beautiful Visper Valley to Zermatt will take about 90 minutes.

Transfer point: By car: By train: By helicopter:
Geneva
2h45
3h45
45m
Milan-Malpensa
2h45
3h45
35m
Zurich
3h45
3h30
1h

Albatros Hotel Amenities

ROOM AMENITIES

Safe
Hairdryer
Vanity Mirror
Telephone
Slippers
Bathrobe
Flat-Screen TV
Free WiFi
Minibar
Toiletries

Packing List

Recommended:

Base layers (wool is best for travel)
Ski socks (wool or compression)
Mid-layer (wool, down vest or fleece pullover)
High quality outerwear (Wool, Gore-Tex or similar)
Gloves or mittens
Helmet (recommended)
Warm headwear (for off-piste)
Goggles
Buff or face and neck protection
Ski or snowboard boots
Lodge clothing (comfy sweats)
Mountain casual apparel for dinners (jeans, sweaters)
Regular boots (mud or snow)
Bathing suit (sauna, spa, hot tub)
Sunglasses
Sunscreen and Chapstick
Basic toiletries

Travel Documents:

Airline Tickets
Passport or ID
Digital Vaccine Passport*

*Check in with us regarding COVID Testing and Travel Requirements

Optional:

Extra goggle lenses
Extra pair of gloves or mittens
GoPro or Camera

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