Luxury Flights - Simply spectacular
A must if you want to see the Bernese Oberland Alpine Mountain Range.
A 45 minute flight from Lauterbrunnen BOHAG helicopter base is as good as you could get. Local and easy to reach.
Booking can be by phone over the Internet and of course turn up, they will offer you a selection of flight slots (remember this can change for all manner of reasons and even be cancelled, so always have plan B)
On the day you welcomed in to the waiting room a cup of coffee (or tea) while they prepare and check out ready for your trip.
Your called introduced to a well qualified pilot, shown the safety routine and seated.
Tower clear and up you go remember vertically as this valley is 1000ft cliffs (Including the heal of Junfrau), as you rise your journey will begin depending of the wind directions to ascend over the valley edge (Probably Trummel Bach or towards Wengen depending of wind directions). As you continue to rise th mighty Jungfrau, Moench and Eiger show there awesome size when you tiny craft is a mere speck against the shear mountain walls with Wengen, Lauberhorn and Kliene Scheidegg all in view with Grindelwald soon to appear. As we fly parallel to the famous three Passing over small (if that) Glaciers and on towards the North face of the Eiger where one cannot but appreciate the climber who fail and succeed in there challenges. Rounding the Mighty Eiger one realises how thin this mountain is so the pilot take the flight along the back of the Eiger towards the front of Monch but passes over Junfraujoch with if you ask nicely a touch and go on the mighty glacier. Followed by a tour of the local Mountain peak as you fly towards Schilthorn (007 famed On Her Majesties Services" with An pre booked extra of landing in virgin snow with views to take home and never forget. After a short break and walk your off up the Ober Stein valley with Schilthorn on the right and mighty cliff of rock to you Left as you round the back of Schilthorn ]looking off into the distance an out of the Bernese Oberland. Heading home through a narrow valley back towards Lauterbrunnen dropping fast be quick not to miss out as the sheer cliffs appear and finally a run up the valley before approach and landing.
TIPS:- Keep you camcorder running you can always cut out bits, be ready for surprises they pop up any time. If you have a choice stay away from 200mm + lenses and capture the area. Your pilot is not only a tour pilot they work too carrying all manner of thing from cows to Cargo, and usually are on standby as medi services.