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Bavarian and Salzburg Alps 8-day Walking Tour Level 3

  • 8days
  • Germany

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Lake Koenigssee & Hochkoenig 8-day Walking Tour

Idyllic, mysterious and unique the blue-green waters of Lake Koenigssee nestle in midst of intimidating mountains. Towering peaks and lovely valleys are connected by marvelous crossings. Walk through National Park Berchtesgaden, the only German national park in the Alps. Past flower dotted alpine pastures and through picturesque hamlets you reach the impressive Hochkoenig massif. The glaciers of the National Park Hohe Tauern form a stunning backdrop and alpine cabins with delicious food impress with the unique way of life of this region.

Tour Character - Mountain Hiking Level 3

Beautiful and good walking paths, just a few longer climbs require good basic fitness level and partly sure-footedness. If you love alpine pastures, brilliant views and a being high up you will enjoy this tour. The mountain trails with fantastic views of the mountain world and the overnight stays at the foot of Hochkoenig mountain will fascinate you.

Included in the Walking Tour:

  • 7 overnight stays in 3* and country hotels
  • Breakfast
  • 1x walking snack (Arthurhaus/Mühlbach)
  • Luggage transfer
  • Welcome meeting (German and English)
  • 1x Cable car fare 'Jenner'
  • Transfers according to program
  • 1x Train fare from Werfen to Golling
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel and tour documents
  • GPS-data is available and app navigation
  • Service-Hotline

Not included:

  • Half-board evening meal (mostly multicourse, sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher)  145 EUR
  • Any visitors taxes are not included in the tour price and payable on site!

Arrival / parking / departure:

  • By train to Berchtesgaden, short transfer to Schoenau/Koenigssee by bus or taxi (approx. 10-15 min.,depending on the starting hotel)
  • Parking: Public parking spaces near the hotel, cost approx. EUR 40 to EUR 80 per week, no reservation in advance.
  • Munich or Salzburg airport

Notes:

  • Departures Saturdays and Sundays 
  • On this particular walking tour you have the option of bringing your 'four-legged friend'. When booking, simply let us know the breed and size of your dog. Possible additional costs are payable locally on site.
  • Extra nights
    • Konigssee: From 85-105 EUR p.p (+35 EUR single person)

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  • Day 1

    Individual journey to Schoenau am Koenigssee

  • Day 2

    From Schoenau/Koenigssee to Weißbach, ‚Nationalpark Berchtesgaden

    The trail starts in the magic forest over to idyllic lake Hintersee. Comfortable walk into the heart of the National park, steep rock walls towering to the left and to the right. Cross the border to Salzburg and follow the trail along the roaring waterfalls of Seisenbergklamm to your destination Weißbach.

    Details: approx. 5,5 hours | 19 km | +500 m-500 m.

  • Day 3

    From Weißbach to Dienten am Hochkoenig, Panorama Trail

    Short transfer to Maria Alm. From there the climb to the Pinzgauer grass mountains start. An unsurpassed walk always following a chain of undulating summits across alpine pastures. The view to nearby Hohe Tauern belongs to the highlights of this Austrian walking trail.

    Details: approx. 5 hours | 13 km | +870 m -700 m

  • Day 4

    From Dienten to Arthurhaus/Mühlbach, Alpine pasture trails

    Today one of the most beautiful walking tours on alpine pastures waits for you. Below the steep needle-like towers Mandlwalls you walk along the foot of the Hochkoenig massif over to Arthurhouse. Chamois, cattle, horses and countless cabins as well as impressive scenery, you will think you are in the middle of a film set. Overnight if possible in Arthurhouse close to Mandlwalls.

    Details: approx. 5 hours | 15 km | +690 m-230 m.

  • Day 5

    Day off, at the foot of the Hochkoenig massif

    Enjoy the freedom, take a short hike to surrounding cabins or catch a bus to the next village Mühlbach. 6th Day: From Arthurhaus/Mühlbach to Golling, Salzach valleyThe morning sees you walking up to alpine pasture of the Hochkönig-Region. The imposing massif once more opens up to allow stunning views. Walk on the ancient miners trail down into the valley of river Salzach and continue to Werfen. There the mighty forest Hohenwerfen is well worth a visit.

    Details: approx. 4 hours | 14 km | +80 m -990 m.

  • Day 6

    From Golling to Schoenau/Koenigssee, Torrener Joch & Jenner

    One more highlight is in store for you at the very end of this walking week: a long ascent to border crossing Torrener Joch and then to the summit Jenner in Berchtesgaden. Transfer into the Bluntautal valley which is closed off by steep rock walls. Climb through the forest and scattered alpine pastures. Once you reach the summit of Jenner you can enjoy the view of the whole walking week as well as lake Koenigssee. Down into the valley by cable car.

    Details: approx. 6 hours | 15 km | + 1.200 m -80m.

  • Day 7

    Individual departure or extra days

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Tours marked with are special prices.

Start End Max. No. Guests Accommodation Price p.p.
Jun 29 2024 Jul 06 2024 12 Single rooms 1,208€
Double rooms 1,039€
Jun 30 2024 Jul 07 2024 12 Single rooms 1,208€
Double rooms 1,039€
Jul 06 2024 Jul 13 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 07 2024 Jul 14 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 13 2024 Jul 20 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 14 2024 Jul 21 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 20 2024 Jul 27 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 21 2024 Jul 28 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 27 2024 Aug 03 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Jul 28 2024 Aug 04 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 03 2024 Aug 10 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 04 2024 Aug 11 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 10 2024 Aug 17 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 11 2024 Aug 18 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 17 2024 Aug 24 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 18 2024 Aug 25 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 24 2024 Aug 31 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 25 2024 Sep 01 2024 12 Single rooms 1,268€
Double rooms 1,099€
Aug 31 2024 Sep 07 2024 12 Single rooms 1,208€
Double rooms 1,039€
Sep 01 2024 Sep 08 2024 12 Single rooms 1,208€
Double rooms 1,039€
Sep 07 2024 Sep 14 2024 12 Single rooms 1,208€
Double rooms 1,039€
Sep 08 2024 Sep 15 2024 12 Single rooms 1,208€
Double rooms 1,039€
Sep 14 2024 Sep 21 2024 12 Single rooms 1,118€
Double rooms 949€
Sep 15 2024 Sep 22 2024 12 Single rooms 1,118€
Double rooms 949€
Sep 21 2024 Sep 28 2024 12 Single rooms 1,118€
Double rooms 949€
Sep 22 2024 Sep 29 2024 12 Single rooms 1,118€
Double rooms 949€

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