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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. 17 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. 16 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 2022 at a glance
Place of arrival: Oberwald
  Season 1
10.09.2022 - 25.09.2022

every day
Season 2
02.07.2022 - 09.09.2022

every day
Furka Höhenweg, 4 days | TO, CH-WSWOA-04X
Base price
439.-
469.-
Surcharge Single Room 125.- 125.-

Category: mid-range hotels

Season 1
Sep 10, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022
every day
Season 2
Jul 2, 2022 - Sep 9, 2022
every day
Furka Höhenweg, 4 days | TO, CH-WSWOA-04X
Base price
Surcharge Single Room
439.-
125.-
469.-
125.-

Category: mid-range hotels

Season 1
Sep 10, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022
Season 2
Jul 2, 2022 - Sep 9, 2022
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
Sep 10, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022

every day
Season 2
Jul 2, 2022 - Sep 9, 2022

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 travel documents (1x per room)
  • GPS data available 
  • Service Hotline 

Please note:

  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price
  • Reservation fee of CHF 15 per adult (incl. legally required customer money protection) 
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 "digital” 

In future we will reduce the amount of printed documents. You will receive instructions to help you find your way around using the SwitzerlandMobility app.  We will provide you with further information online. In advance you will receive a small package of documents with the following contents: 

  • Description of how to use the necessary apps 
  • Detailed programme for the individual stages 
  • Annual subscription to SwitzerlandMobility Plus 
  • Luggage tags 
  • Any vouchers

On the way, you can easily find your way with the SwitzerlandMobility app and other freely accessible aids. Background information and all other documents are delivered electronically and can be downloaded to your mobile phone in advance. 

Let us know if you don't want to do without maps. We will send them to you free of charge.

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