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Bavarian and Salzburg Alps 8-day Walking Tour Level 3
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.
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.
7 overnight stays, breakfast included
If half-board: min. 3-course meal (125 Euros)
1x Lunch package (Arthurhaus/Mühlbach)
Cable car fare
Transfers according to program
Train fare from Werfen to Golling
Carefully elaborated route description
Detailed travel and tour documents
GPS-data is available
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)
Car parking: Public parking near the hotels for approx. EUR 5 per day or EUR 20 per week (annual ticket). No reservation requested
Any visitors taxes are not included in the tour price and payable on site!
Departures Saturdays and Sundays
Slow Tours offers a number of other Walking Tours in Europe
Individual journey to Schoenau am Koenigssee
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 m500 m.
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
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 m230 m.
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 m990 m.
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.
Individual departure or extra days
Tours marked with are special prices.
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|Aug 10 2019||Aug 17 2019||12||Single rooms||734€|
|Aug 11 2019||Aug 18 2019||12||Single rooms||734€|
|Aug 17 2019||Aug 24 2019||12||Single rooms||734€|
|Aug 18 2019||Aug 25 2019||12||Single rooms||734€|
|Aug 24 2019||Aug 31 2019||12||Single rooms||734€|
|Aug 25 2019||Sep 01 2019||12||Single rooms||734€|
|Aug 31 2019||Sep 07 2019||12||Single rooms||734€|
|Sep 01 2019||Sep 08 2019||12||Single rooms||734€|
|Sep 07 2019||Sep 14 2019||12||Single rooms||734€|
|Sep 08 2019||Sep 15 2019||12||Single rooms||734€|
|Sep 14 2019||Sep 21 2019||12||Single rooms||694€|
|Sep 15 2019||Sep 22 2019||12||Single rooms||694€|
|Sep 21 2019||Sep 28 2019||12||Single rooms||694€|
|Sep 22 2019||Sep 29 2019||12||Single rooms||694€|
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