WALKING AROUND MT. ZUGSPITZ

7 day Escorted or Independent tour From Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Leutasch and back to Garmisch One name, one symbol. Zugspitze is one of the best known summits of the Alps and can be quite easily surmounted by cable car. That is why we choose to walk around the base of the Zugspitze massif, viewing it from […]

7 day Escorted or Independent tour

From Garmisch-Partenkirchen to Leutasch and back to Garmisch

One name, one symbol. Zugspitze is one of the best known summits of the Alps and can be quite easily surmounted by cable car. That is why we choose to walk around the base of the Zugspitze massif, viewing it from different angles and exploring beautiful hiking territory.

Adventurous and sensational crossing of gorges, thundering waters leaving unforgettable impressions. Idyllic alpine pastures and traditional “Brotzeit” the repast to sustain yourself during the hike are inseparable aspects of this hiking tour.

Highlights

  • Many gorges
  • Scenic views to the rugged summits of Wetterstein Massif
  • Idyllic mountain villages
  • Varied route
  • Excellent cuisine
  • Tyrolean charm

 

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Day to Day Itinerary

Day 1

Individual journey to Garmisch Partenkirchen in Bavaria

Day 2

Through gorge Partnachklamm and past flower meadows to Mittenwald/Klais

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 or Mittenwald.

Day 3

“Geisterklamm” (Ghost Gorge) and Leutasch Valley

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.

Day 4

Rest Day or Lake Walk

Today you are free either to relax or take a walk to the many lakes in and around Seefeld. Return by public bus. 

Day 5

Paradise Gaistal Valley

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. Picture book scenery. Downhill by cable car. 

Day 6

Sharp past Zugspitze to Lake Eibsee

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

Day 7

Individual journey home

 

Tour Rating- intermediate

Varied walking tour, requiring good basic stamina. You walk on well kept hiking paths and partly on forest roads. Any considerable changes in altitude are covered by transfers or cable car. Daily walking times of max. 5 comfortable hours. As far as possible each day also a more challenging option is offered, reaching into higher mountain territory.

 

Schedule & Price Escorted tour

Contact to know about the availability

Price per person CAD $1185
Single Surcharge $200
Extra nights pre or post tour, p.p. $90

 

This tour includes:
  • Welcome meeting and tour information kit
    6 overnights in good 3 star hotels
  • Buffet breakfast and 3-course dinner daily
  • Cable car Ehrwald
  • Fare Eibsee – Garmisch
  • Transfer Leutasch valley
  • One rucksack and route book per room
  • Certified multilingual walking guide
    5 guided day tours

 

 

Schedule & Price Independent Tours

Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from mid-June to mid-September

 

Price per person CAD $920
Single Surcharge $200
Extra nights pre or post tour, p.p. $90

 

 

This tour includes:
  • Welcome meeting and tour information kit
    6 overnights in good 3 star hotels
  • Buffet breakfast and 3-course dinner daily
  • Cable car Ehrwald
  • Fare Eibsee – Garmisch
  • Walking snacks
  • Transfer Leutasch valley
  • Route book
  • Emergency service hotline