Day 1 – Individual arrival at Berchtesgaden/Schönau
Day 2 – Lake Königssee – Transfer national park of Berchtesgaden – Seisenberg gorge – Weißbach
Transfer to the entrance of the national park of Berchtesgaden where the tour starts. A beautiful trail leads you up to the former miners hut and on over an alpine pasture down to the Saalach valley. In between, you will pass the impressing Seisenberg gorge.
18,5 km to walk and appr. 5,5 hours walking time, + 550 meters – 500 meters
Day 3 – Weißenbach – Transfer Hinterthal – alpine pasture in the Grass Mountains – Dienten
Transfer to the edge of the Grass Mountain where you will start your tour up to the alpine pastures. Today you have a possibility the walk up a little summit with a wonderful view to the Alps and glaciers and maybe to the lake “Zellersee”. Passing mountain huts you will walk downwards to the mountain village of Dienten.
12,5 km to walk and appr. 5 hours walking time, + 930 meters – 750 meters
Day 4 – Dienten – mountain hotel Mühlbach – From hut to hut to the mountain hotel
One of the most beautiful alpine pasture hiking tours in Austria. Walking along the steep walls of the Hochkönig you will trek from mountain hut to mountain hut over alpine pastures. A pastoral idyll as if freshly painted for a picture book. Downwards to the hotel by bus or you walk.
14,5 – 18,5 km to walk and appr. 5,5 hours walking time, + 640 meters – 210 meters
Day 5 – Rest day around the mountain hotel in Mühlbach
Take the bus down to the valley or just relax in the hotel. With the local guest card you may use e.g. the bus for free!
Day 6 – Mühlbach – Arthurhaus – Werfen – Train to Golling
In the morning, you will talk the bus upwards to Arthurhaus, where you start with your walking tour downwards to the Salzach valley. Gently down along the old miners path to the Salzach valley, where you will see the fantastic fortress of “Hohenwerfen”. It’ s up to you to walk up the castle hill and see the bird-of-prey flight demonstrations, the collection of weapons, … Afterwards by train to Golling.
13,5 km to walk and appr. 4,5 hours walking time, + 120 meters – 950 meters
Day 7 – Golling – Mount Jenner – Cable car to Lake Königssee – From Salzburg to Bavaria: The frontier trail.
You will walk up to the peak of the Jenner with panoramic view of the whole tour. A beautiful trail leads you through the former arch bishop hunting valley to the “wall”. Steep stone walls left, right and in front of you. You may not see the trail at first but it’s going up and up to the alpine pastures and to the frontier of Austria and Germany. Again beautiful scenery and a very comfortable ride down into the valley by the cable car. When you look right, who will see the “eagles nest”.
15 km to walk and appr. 6,5 hours walking time, + 1320 meters – 90 meters
Day 8 – Individual departure or extended stay on the lake Königssee