Arrival to Alpnachstad
Pilatus – Langis
Up to Pilatus with the world's steepest cogwheel railway. Sensational panorama of countless Alpine summits; historic hotel. Lovely moorland landscapes on the way through the Schlierental and across the Schlierengrat in the region of the Entlebuch biosphere reserve.
Panoramic pre-Alpine hike over the Glaubenberg saddle and Glaubenbielenpass to Schönbüel. On the hike: alp products direct from the farm. Rewarding summit detour to the Höchgumme with stunning views down to the Brienzersee.
The popular hike from Schönbüel-Brünigpass stimulates all the senses and is not short of sensational views. Spectacular ring-side seat: the Gibel, with views down to Brienzersee and Thunersee. Ridge hike to Wilerhorn, rewarding summit ascent.
Brünigpass – Äelggialp
High above the Lungernsee lake, passing quaint alp chapels, the path climbs to Älggialp and the geographical centre of Switzerland.
Over a rock barrier to the lake plateau of Melchsee-Frutt at a lofty altitude, goal of rest and recreation seekers in summer and winter.
Melchsee-Frutt – Eggen
High-level path with beautiful views into the rugged Melchtal valley, home to eagles and chamois. The Storegg, a historic crossing on the pilgrims' path from Obwalden to the monastery village of Engelberg, is the last topographical highlight of the route. After arrival in Eggen, take the cable car down into the valley to Grafenort and the train to Engelberg.
Departure or prolongation
One of the most beautiful high altitude trails in Switzerland awaits you. For the partly long stages you need good basic fitness. The paths are in good condition and for the most part easy to walk. Sure-footedness is nevertheless required.
The Obwaldner Höhenweg at SwitzerlandMobility:
| Season 1 |
26.06.2021 - 03.07.2021
18.09.2021 - 26.09.2021
| Season 2 |
04.07.2021 - 17.09.2021
|Obwaldner Height Trail, 8 days TO, CH-ZSWAE-08X|
|Base price|| |
|Surcharge Single Room||285.-||285.-|
Category: Middle-class hotels & mountain inns, rooms with shower & WC on Älggialp, 4****-spa hotel in Melchsee-Frutt
| Season 1 |
Jun 26, 2021 - Jul 3, 2021
Sep 18, 2021 - Sep 26, 2021
| Season 2 |
Jul 4, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021
|Extra night double room (BB) Alpnach||75.-||75.-|
|Extra night double room (BB) Pilatus incl. half-board||195.-||195.-|
|Extra night single room (BB) Alpnach||115.-||115.-|
|Extra night single room (BB) Pilatus incl. half-board||250.-||250.-|
|Eggen / Engelberg|
|Extra night double room (BB)||75.-||75.-|
|Extra night single room (BB)||115.-||115.-|
- 7 overnight stays incl. breakfast
- Halfboard on Älggialp
- Daily luggage transfers
- Carefully elaborated route
- Detailed travel documents (1 x per room)
- GPS data available
- Service hotline
- Cable car rides and rides on public transport not included (approx. CHF 60.-).
- Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
Arrival / Parking / Departure:
- Parking in Alpnachstad. CHF 6.- per day.
- Return journey to Lucerne, Duration: approx. 30 minutes.
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.