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Hiking holidays Alpine Passes Trail Goms & Simplonpass, 6 days TO

Hiking: Alpine passes trail

From Goms to Simplonpass

The Alpine passes trail connects the most beautiful valleys of Valais. This tour starts in Goms – a dreamy valley where the river Rhone and the typical dark houses make the first days a very idyllic experience. The end of the trip is on the Simplonpass.

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Itinerary

On a sunny slope above the Rhone through Goms. With little height difference along the mountain flanks, through forests and Alpine pastures. Sun-browned old storage huts and barns. Views deep into the valley to villages striking for their compact design.

approx. 4.5 h
approx. 16 km
640 m
695 m

Through tiny traditional villages in lush pastures to Ernen, where well-kept buildings and the «William Tell House» (oldest painting of Tell), are a surprise. Through the impressive Twingischlucht gorge into «mineral valley» to Binn.

approx. 4 h
approx. 14 km
470 m
300 m

The attractive pass hike over the Saflischpass affords the first views of the Valais 4'000-metre-mountain world. The village of Rosswald offers views down into the Rhone Valley from its scenic terrace. At the end of the hike overnight stay in Brig.

approx. 6 h
approx. 17 km
1'325 m
845 m

By bus and cable car back to Rosswald. A varied stage, with panoramic scenery throughout: Alpine climb to Bortelhütte, blueberry picking above Rothwald in autumn. The trail leads along the pass road gallery from Schallbett to the Simplonpass.

approx. 6 h
approx. 19 km
1'010 m
900 m

Tour character

A smooth start in the beginning in the valley of Goms. As soon as you reach Simplonpass the trails get more rugged. Good physical condition is required to walk the long legs. A walk for experienced hikers.

The Alpine Passes Trail at SwitzerlandMobility

 

Prices & Dates

All data at a glance
Place of arrival: Ulrichen
  Season 1
26.06.2021 - 03.07.2021
18.09.2021 - 26.09.2021

every day
Season 2
04.07.2021 - 17.09.2021

every day
Alpine Passes Trail Goms & Simplonpass, 6 days TO, CH-WSWUS-06X
Base price
659.-
699.-
Surcharge Single Room 209.- 209.-

Category: Standard hotels and mountain inns, no en-suite rooms are available on Simplonpass

Season 1
Jun 26, 2021 - Jul 3, 2021
Sep 18, 2021 - Sep 26, 2021
every day
Season 2
Jul 4, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021
every day
Alpine Passes Trail Goms & Simplonpass, 6 days TO, CH-WSWUS-06X
Base price
Surcharge Single Room
659.-
209.-
699.-
209.-

Category: Standard hotels and mountain inns, no en-suite rooms are available on Simplonpass

Season 1
Jun 26, 2021 - Jul 3, 2021
Sep 18, 2021 - Sep 26, 2021
Season 2
Jul 4, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021
Ulrichen
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
Simplonpass/Brig
Extra night double room (BB)
Extra night single room (BB)
75.-
115.-
69.-
99.-
75.-
115.-
69.-
99.-
Additional nights
Place of arrival: Ulrichen
  Season 1
Jun 26, 2021 - Jul 3, 2021
Sep 18, 2021 - Sep 26, 2021

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

every day
Ulrichen
Extra night double room (BB) 75.- 75.-
Extra night single room (BB) 115.- 115.-
Simplonpass/Brig
Extra night double room (BB) 69.- 69.-
Extra night single room (BB) 99.- 99.-
Prices per person in CHF

Services & Information

Services

Included:

  • 5 overnight stays with breakfast
  • Daily luggage transfers
  • Carefully elaborated route
  • Detailed travel documents (1 x per room)
  • GPS data available
  • Service-Hotline

Please note:

  • Rides on the bus and cable cars are not included in the price (Rosswald – Brig (return)). Approx. CHF 15.- with half-fare card.
  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price!
Information

Arrival / Parking / Departure:

  • Parking spaces in Ulrichen / Oberwald.
  • Return journey by bus and train from the Simplon Pass via Brig to Ulrichen. Duration: approx. 2 hours.
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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