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Mountain huts 7-day Self-guided Walking Tour Level 3
Ibex, marmots, picturesque Walser settlements and a few of the most beautiful mountain panoramas in Switzerland. This mountain cottage tour takes you past striking peaks and picturesque valleys through the Grisons mountains. You start your tour in Davos, the highest town in Europe. After a hikeup to the Jakobshorn you walk through the Sertigtal to the famous Kesch Hut.The hike continues to historic Bergün and past the Albula-Pass. Finally, after another night in a cottage you reach the world famous city of St.Moritz.
Moderate hikes with an average duration of apprx.5-6 hours per day.The tour leads mostly through alpine and rocky terrain. Surefootedness and a good level of fitness is required
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Individual arrival in Davos
Upon arrival in Davos transfer up to the Alp Clavadel at the foot of the Jakobshorn.
Davos-Sertigtal approx. 12.5 km 5-6hrs | +885m -995m
At the beginning of your first hike you can visit a public dairy. After that you walk steeply uphill up to the Jakobshorn, the local mountain of Davos. From here you have the first great view on this hike of the surrounding mountains. The tour continues over the Jatzhorn and Tällifurgga into the Sertigtal. In the evening you can taste local specialties amidst the Grisons mountains.
Sertigtal-KESCH cottage approx. 12.5km 5hrs | +1120m -60m
The Sertigtal is considered one of the most beautiful mountain valleys of Grisons. On idyllic country roads the tour starts comfortably along a small stream before you follow a steep trail up Sertigpass. You pass several small mountain lakes before you reach the sparse Val Tschüvel. You spend the night in a SAC-cottage at the foot of Piz Kesch at over 2,600 meters.
KESCH cottage-Bergün approx. 17.4km 5-6hrs | +390m -1630m
On the way down into the valley, you will pass several alpine cottages. The trail leads on a scenic path across a valley flank. Watch out: more than 5,000 ibexes are living in Grisons-maybe you can spot one of these shy animals. Back in civilization, you can admire the historic townscape of Bergün with beautiful houses in the style of the region Engadine.
Bergün-Jenatsch cottage approx. 15 to 18.2km 5hrs | +1485m -1285m
In the morning you will be brought up to the Albula-Pass. From there you hike through the Val Bever towards the Jenatsch cottage. The cottage is picturesquely situated at the foot of the highest peaks of the Grisons mountains. The hut keepers Fridli and Claudia welcome you and if you wish even heat up the sauna. You will remember the sparkling starry sky above the Jennatsch cottage for a long time.
Jenatsch cottage-St. Moritz approx. 11.2km 5hrs | +500m -1175m
Again you will have to master a steep uphill climb until you reach Fuorcla Suvretta. The peaks Piz Picuogl, Piz Julier and Piz Albana escort you along the way to St. Moritz, one of the most famous mountain resorts worldwide. Spend the night on the Suvretta-hight with panoramic views of the lakes of St. Moritz and Silvaplana.
Departure or extra nights.
If you prefer to drive yourself but would like to follow our itineraries and hotel choices we can help you with a brand new Renault vehicle - minimum 21 days - and have your itineraries and hotels ready for you.
Please email [email protected] for your choice of vehicle and pick-up and drop-off points in European countries.