Jungfraujoch is also known as the Top of Europe. A day tour of Jungfraujoch from Zurich is a long journey which takes about a time duration of 11 hours and 30 minutes. This adventurous journey is an unforgettable experience of Alpine tour which is targeted to the majestic world of Jungfraujoch. This is located approximately at a height of 3,454 meters which is officially aid to be the top region of Europe. This is a guided full day tour which starts from Zurich and ends up in the wonderful and heavenly region of the magnificient Bernese Oberland.
The Jungfraujoch is actually a saddle that comes in between the famous Monch and Jungfrau which is located in the Bernese Alps region. This is a wonderful area to be included in the Zurich sightseeing. This comes inside the protected area called as the Jungfrau-Aletsch. Jungfraujoch is the lowest point of the region of Monch and Jungfrau and the mountain station of the Jungfraubahn and Jungfraujoch railway station is located just above this region. It is in tourist literate that the place is called the Top of Europe. The Sphinx is yet another mountain peak which begins from the Jungfraujoch region on the Valais side and ends up near the Great Aletsch Glacier. The Sphinx observatory is also located in this region. This is a small viewing platform and scientific observatory and a must to visit place during the Jungfraujoch tour.
Richtfunkstation Jungfraujoch which is known as one of the highest relay stations in Europe is also installed on the top of the ridge to the western region of the railway station. This mountain region is also the home place for one of the Global Watch’s atmospheric research centre. A railway tunnel which is almost 7.3 km long has to be traversed to reach the Jungfraujoch mountain area. This is greatly under the service limits of the Jungfraubahn mountain station. It has been stated in the history that about four or five centuries ago there was a practicable pass which extended greatly between the Grindelwald and also the Fiesch in Valais region.
From this journey we also get a wonderful opportunity to enjoy the unbelievable natural beauty of ice and snow. Ice Palace is yet another place to see during this tour. The panoramic view given by the Sphinx Observatory Platform is also unforgettable. The beauty of the snowcapped mountains of the neighboring places is also attractive. Zurich attractions are plenty in number where in Jungfraujoch is an example.