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Mountain Carts

Cycling · Zermatt
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  • On three wheels down the mountain
    / On three wheels down the mountain
    Photo: Zermatt Tourismus, Leander Wenger
  • / Enjoy the beautiful mountain panorama and the Matterhorn.
    Photo: Zermatt Tourismus, Leander Wenger
  • / Safe cycling pleasure thanks to wide tires, good brakes and a low centre of gravity
    Photo: Zermatt Tourismus, Zermatt Bergbahnen AG
m 2700 2600 2500 2400 2300 2200 1,6 1,4 1,2 1,0 0,8 0,6 0,4 0,2 km Bergbahnstation Blauherd Sunnegga Buffet Bar Sunnegga

On three wheels down the mountain: This is the quickest tour on Mountain Carts from Blauherd to Sunnegga. This offer is definitely for anyone seeking a huge adventure.

easy
1.6 km
0:10 h
2 m
291 m

Grab a Mountain Cart and off you go: The ride on three-wheeled go-karts starts at Blauherd and ends after a 1.6 km route at Sunnegga. During the ride you’ll be able to enjoy the beautiful Alpine meadows as well as the unique mountain panorama with the Matterhorn.

  • Suitable for children from 9 years old and 135 centimetres in height
  • The offer is valid from the end of June to the end of September
  • A helmet is provided
  • Safe cycling pleasure thanks to wide tires, good brakes and a low centre of gravity

Author’s recommendation

Don’t forget your bathing suits because you’ll be able to take a refreshing dip in the Leisee after the ride. On the Leisee within the Wolli’s adventure park, families can also enjoy a playground with water games and barbecue areas.

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Zermatt Tourismus

Updated: February 20, 2020

Difficulty
easy
Technique
Stamina
Experience
Landscape
Highest point
2578 m
Lowest point
2288 m
Best time of year
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Rest Stop

Buffet Bar Sunnegga

Safety information

  • Take into account participants’ fitness level and ability.
  • All riding is at one’s own risk.
  • Weather conditions can change quickly in the mountains. Appropriate clothing is therefore essential. In uncertain weather, turn back in good time.
  • Do not leave the marked routes.
  • Please be considerate to walkers and to plants and animals.
  • Take note of the warning signs drawing attention to the constant danger in river beds and along watercourses below dams and reservoirs.

Equipment

We recommend:

  • Mountaincart and helmet (available for hire at the station Blauherd)
  • Clothing suitable for the weather (always carry a waterproof)
  • Good footwear

Tips, hints and links

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Start

Blauherd (2,571 m) (2576 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.016713, 7.786243
UTM
32T 406044 5096620

Destination

Sunnegga (2,288 m)

Turn-by-turn directions

Blauherd - Sunnegga

Note


all notes on protected areas

Public transport

By train to the Matterhorn village: 3½ hours from Zürich airport or 4 hours from Geneva airport. Change at Visp onto the Matterhorn Gotthard Bahn (Matterhorn Gotthard Railway). From Visp, the railway leads through the Mattertal valley past idyllic small villages to Zermatt.

 

Zermatt is also the start and finish point for the world-famous Glacier Express panoramic train journey (Zermatt to St. Moritz or Davos).

Getting there

Zermatt is car-free. Private vehicles are permitted only as far as Täsch (5 km before Zermatt). The Täsch–Zermatt road is closed to the public.

 

Onward travel to Zermatt is either by private taxi or shuttle train. Trains depart every 20 minutes; the journey takes about 12 minutes, and ends at the Bahnhofplatz in Zermatt.

Parking

Täsch has car parks with both covered and open-air parking – e.g. at the Matterhorn Terminal or privately operated facilities.

 

Onward travel: see “Getting there”.

Arrival by train, car, foot or bike

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Difficulty
easy
Distance
1.6 km
Duration
0:10h
Ascent
2 m
Descent
291 m
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