Zugspitze Hiking Holiday Austria

Zugspitze Hiking Holiday Austria

The Zugspitze Hiking Holiday Austria. Tiroler Zugspitze Arena is a beautiful hiking destination. Gentle routes or high peaks never fail to enchant. Enjoy the breathtaking views, glittering mountain lakes and blooming mountain pastures while you hike through our extraordinary Alpine world.

One name, one symbol. Zugspitze belongs to the best-known summits of the Alps and is  easily accessed by cable car. This is a a loop trek round the   Zugspitze massive, viewing it from different angles and exploring beautiful hiking territory.

Adventurous and spectacular,  crossing gorges, thundering rivers and Idyllic alpine pastures while filling up on traditional “Brotzeit”  to sustain yourself during the hike are inseparable aspects of this hiking tour.

Route Character: Varied walking tour, requiring a good level of fitness. You will walk on well kept hiking paths and some forest roads. Any considerable changes in altitude are covered by transfers or cable car. Daily walking times of max. 5 hours. A more challenging option can be offered, reaching into higher mountain territory. HM on itinerary = Difference of altitude

DestinationZugspitze Austria & Germany
Holiday TypeSlf guided hiking
Start/FinishGarmisch Partenkirchen
Duration7 days 6 nights
SeasonDaily arrival from June 7 to September 22 2019

What we do

We put together the trip for you: reserve the hotels, transfer the luggage and organise your transfers to the start of your itineraries. Each tour includes a complete Road book with detailed itineraries, information for visits along the way, a detailed map and total peace of mind with our 24-hour local support.

We work with local operators through-out each destination that are passionate about their regions.

We can tailor make this tour, if you want to add an extra rest day, spend a few days relaxing before or after the trip just let us know and we will be happy to provide a quotation.

1. Day: Individual journey to Garmisch Partenkirchen 

2. Day: Garmisch – gorge Partnachklamm – Klais – Train to Mittenwald 

Wild and idyllic start of the day through the steep gorge Partnachklamm, where the water courses from Wetterstein massif meet. Afterwards walk across soft hills and alpine pastures to Klais. With the train to Mittenwald. Overnight Mittenwald.

 Distance: 15,15 km and approx. 5 hours walking time. 750 HM

3. Day: Mittenwald – „Geisterklamm“ (Ghost Gorge) – Leutasch 

To make the gorge passable the path was hewn with extreme precision into the rock and bold bridges cross up to 40 m above the water. Relax on a comfortable walk along the stream Leutascher Ache into the valley. Past small hamlets and flower meadows with Wetterstein Massif forming a stunning backdrop you walk into widening Leutasch Valley. Overnight Leutasch.

 Distance: 14 km and approx. 4 hours walking time. 200 HM.

4. Day: Rest Day or Walking tour to Seefeld 

Today you are free either to relax or take a walk over little summits to the lakes in and around Seefeld. Return by public bus. Overnight Leutasch.

 Distance: 9 km and approx. 3 hours walking time. 300 HM

 Distance: 11,5 km and approx. 4,5 hours walking time. 450 HM

5. Day: Leutasch – alpine pasture Ehrwald – cable car – Ehrwald 

Summer in Gaistal valley is blissful for the small light brown ponies and grey and brown cattle. We walk on Ganghofer (a local writer) path across the alpine pastures up to the crossing to Ehrwalder Alm – alpine pasture. Picture book scenery. Downhill by cable car. Overnight Ehrwald.

 Distance: 14 km and approx. 5 hours walking time. 500 Hm

6. Day: Ehrwald – Lake Eibsee – Train/Bus to Garmisch 

Bit by bit we walk up to the foot of mount Zugspitze and famous scenic view on Lake Eibsee. The tour ends at the lovely lake with Zugspitz-Garmisch panorama. Simply beautiful. If you like you

may take the cable car in Ehrwald to Mount Zugspitze or from Lake Eibsee. Return to Garmisch by train or bus.

 Distance: 13 km and approx. 4 hours walking time. 500 HM

7. Day: Departure from Garmisch Partenkirchen 

Daily arrival from 07.06.2019 – 28.09.2019


Arrival 07.06. – 30.06. and 24.08. – 23.09.

€700,- per person in double room
€795,- per person in single room

Arrival 01.07. – 23.08.

€720,- per person in double room
€810,- per person in single room

Additional nights in Garmisch Partenkirchen: 
€75,- per person/day/double room/breakfast
€85,- per person/day/single room/breakfast

Extras (appr. Euro 35,-) 
– Bus Eibsee – Garmsich Partenkirchen
– Entrance fees for gorges
– Cable car Ehrwald
– Train Klais – Mittenwald

Services included 

– 6 nights in good 3 star hotels
– 4 x half board (not Garmisch)
– Transfer Leutasch valley
– Route book per room
– 24/7 local phone support.

Your Accommodation

6 nights in good 3 star hotels

Where you rest your head after an active day is hugely important to us. We go to great lengths to find properties that are unique expressions of the region you are travelling through. Think of them as the charming and intimate garnish atop your trip. 

Whether nestled in the heart of a village or lost in the countryside and surrounded by nature, all accommodations are chosen using a strict criteria of comforthospitality, and authentic charm. We like to use locally run independent small hotels, guest houses and B&Bs instead of the larger “chain” hotels.  All of them are hand-picked, visited, and re-visited by our local partners. On most of our holidays you will be staying in different hotels and their  uniqueness and individual character only adds to the enjoyment of your holiday. You will also benifit with knowledge that your trip is contributing to local economies, and supporting local family run businesses.

You will be welcomed in a double or twin room (2 beds) – based on double occupancy.
All of our rooms have private bathrooms.
Individual rooms are possible upon request when you book; they are subject to availability and incur a supplemental fee.
For biking trips, all of our inns have a safe place to keep bicycles for the night


– Direct train connections between Munich or Innsbruck to Garmisch Partenkirchen. Depending on the booked hotel you may take the city bus to your Hotel.

– There is a motorway from Munich to Garmisch Partenkirchen (about 1 hour drive) and from Innsbruck a very good road (about 1,5 hour drive)

Flights are not included in the price. Adventure Holidays do not book flights. We will  advise you on best times, dates and airfares to book.

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