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Hiking holidays Furka mountain trail

Hiking: Gommer und Furka Höhenweg

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This hike is an adventure of rock and ice. The Furka mountain trail takes you past the Rhone Glacier in the Gotthard mountains. You cross the Urserental and reach the mountain village of Andermatt after some eventful days. 

Itinerary

You can cut short this difficult stage if desired using public transport. The Furka mountain trail first takes you up to Gletsch, where the innumerable roads wind up to the Grimsel Pass. Further up on the Furka Pass, you can visit the nearby Rhone glacier and hike to the village of Tiefenbach.

approx. 6.5 h
approx. 15 km
1'470 m
725 m

Pleasant hike on Urschner mountain trail along the rocky south-eastern slopes above Urserental. Views down to Realp and Hospental, the Pass road and historic Furka steam train. Along the way you can see small lakes, alpine flowers, mountain streams and jagged cliffs. Individual departure once you arrive in Andermatt.

approx. 5 h
approx. 15 km
540 m
1'225 m

Tour character

The tough ascent to the Furkapass require good basic fitness. The paths are well developed and easy to walk on - surefootedness is nevertheless necessary. 

The Furka-Höhenweg at SwitzerlandMobility

Prices & Dates

All data for 2021 at a glance
Place of arrival: Oberwald
  Season 1
12.06.2021 - 03.07.2021
18.09.2021 - 11.10.2021

every day
Season 2
04.07.2021 - 17.09.2021

every day
Furka mountain trail, 4 days TO, CH-WSWOA-04X
Base price
419.-
445.-
Surcharge Single Room 135.- 135.-

Category: Mid-range hotels

Season 1
Jun 12, 2021 - Jul 3, 2021
Sep 18, 2021 - Oct 11, 2021
every day
Season 2
Jul 4, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021
every day
Furka mountain trail, 4 days TO, CH-WSWOA-04X
Base price
Surcharge Single Room
419.-
135.-
445.-
135.-

Category: Mid-range hotels

Season 1
Jun 12, 2021 - Jul 3, 2021
Sep 18, 2021 - Oct 11, 2021
Season 2
Jul 4, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021
Oberwald
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
Andermatt
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
75.-
115.-
95.-
140.-
75.-
115.-
95.-
140.-
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Oberwald
  Season 1
Jun 12, 2021 - Jul 3, 2021
Sep 18, 2021 - Oct 11, 2021

every day
Season 2
Jul 4, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021

every day
Oberwald
Extra night double room (BB) 75.- 75.-
Extra night single room (BB) 115.- 115.-
Andermatt
Extra night double room (BB) 95.- 95.-
Extra night single room (BB) 140.- 140.-
Prices per person in CHF

Services & Information

Services

Included:

  • 3 overnight stays with breakfast 
  • Daily luggage transfers 
  • Carefully elaborated route 
  • Detailled route instructions (1 x per room) 
  • GPS data available 
  • Service Hotline 

Please note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price.
Information

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Paid parking spaces in Oberwald. Costs payable on site.
  • Return journey by train. Andermatt – Oberwald: approx. 30 minutes.
Travel Documents

Travel documents "analogous":

By default, your travel package includes a set of travel documents, which we will transmit  you in advance. The following documents will inform you about your tour:

  • Travel program with all organizational details.
  • Official guidebook « Cycling Switzerland»
  • maps for your biking and/or hiking routes
  • Detailed maps about your stage locations
  • Detailed programme day-by-day

Travel documents "digital":

If you select the option "digital travel documents" when booking, we will provide you with all documents for your trip in a digital form. You will receive a small set of documents with the following content:

  • Manuals for the use of necessary apps
  • luggage tags
  • eventual vouchers

En route you will inform  yourself easily with the app of SwitzerlandMobility and other free  apps. Background information and all other documents are electronically assigned and can be downloaded to your mobile phone in advance.

Since this option saves resources and costs, a discount of CHF 30.- per room is offered.

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