Downhill Lift up, Gravity down

We offer a huge range of downhill trails to suit all standards. The Swiss Alps offers such a huge range of trails, and it is our aim to show you the very best of them entirely suited to your ability and preferences.

Your ability has no hold backs to the riding that can be done over the course of your week. The same weeks riding can be done by any standard, it’s only the difficulty of the trails used that changes.

We aim to be in the Zermatt area for 3 days and spend 2 days in the surrounding Mattertal (on a week holiday).

guided downhill riding in the swiss alps resorts

Endless Routes Tailored To You

We offer a huge range of downhill trails to suit all standards. We offer a mixture of natural downhill runs in the Zermatt area and the Matter Valley.

Being the Alps, there are plenty of opportunities to ride down a hill! We spend the week riding around the whole area of Zermatt, switching between natural downhill trails and the purpose built World Cup downhill course. Whether a beginner or pro, there are trails that will suit your downhill preferences, from tight switchbacks to wide open fast trails, there are endless trails that you will love.

lift assisted riding with a guide

Zermatt has a huge summer lift system and all are bike friendly so the options are endless. The resort lies at 1,620m and our riding goes up to 3,100m with great trails and scenery, so there is plenty of vertical descent to be done.

We also have the options of taking day trips to the Saastal and to Crans Montana to try the specialist downhill courses there, with our own fully equipped minibuses.

Zermatt The Village

As a village, Zermatt has it all. Based at 1,620m it has the most iconic mountain in the world as a backdrop, a massive, high-altitude international ski area, some of the best mountain restaurants in the world and a traditional Swiss chocolate-box, fuel car-free village. Zermatt boasts the name of one of the best winter resorts in the world and delivers in every respect.

The village itself has a mix of rustic old wooden Stadels and Grand Luxury hotels. The main street is fully traffic free, except the occasional horse drawn carriage and is packed with lively bars, restaurants and shops. At any time of the day, there’s an amazing atmosphere across the entire resort.

freeride biking in zermatt switzerland

On your day off, why not try summer skiing. Zermatt boasts the largest summer ski area in the Alps – you can ski here every day of the year!

Other activities

We also have a huge range of other activities awaiting you.

  • Climbing
  • Para-gliding
  • Ice-Walking
  • Swimming
  • Hiking or walking with our Flat Coat Retriever Charlie

Just about everything you could ask for!

Getting Here Fly, Drive, Train

We include Cross-Channel Ferries for those who are self driving or Airport Transfers for those flying, so you can choose the best option that suits you.

Zermatt is a car-free resort; this however does not mean that getting around or to and from the resort is difficult. The trains travel straight into the resort centre and then electric taxis can move you around the resort itself. There is even a free electric ski bus to get you to the lifts. If you are driving to the resort, it’s still easy. Simply park your car at the village of Täsch and then take the 10 minute shuttle train straight into the resort centre.

Travelling to Zermatt
Train Transfer Time from Basel: 3hr 45min
Train Transfer Time from Bern: 2hr 50min
Train Transfer Time from *Geneva: 3hr 40min
Train Transfer Time from *Zürich: 3hr 30min
Driving Distance from Calais: 560 miles

* Swiss Fly-Luggage available

View the Swiss Rail timetable.

We offer a wide range of quality accommodation from 2 to 5 star, apartments and hotels

Chalets and Apartments (Self-catered):

We have 2-person studio apartments and every size, right up to 8-person apartments. They are spacious and convenient to amenities, the lifts and free village bus.

All our hotels, chalets and apartments are fully ABTA protected.


Again, we offer a huge range of availability on hotels. We can offer any level from our 2, 3 or 4-star hotel selection. In some resorts we can even 5-star hotels.


OTP Holidays Preferred Tour Operator of Switzerland Tourism

Our prices are simple, we have ADULT prices, and discounted prices for CHILDREN up to 16yrs old.

Unlike most other British tour operators, the prices above include…

  • Expert, flexible and personal mountain bike guiding
  • Up to 10% discount on bike rental equipment (if required)
  • Massive choice of high standard and spacious apartment or hotel accommodation
  • Cross-Channel travel with car or transfers to the resort from airport on Swiss Rail
  • Services of our very own 24hr on-call experienced representatives
  • All cleaning, linen, heating & tourist tax charges

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