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The ‘quieter’ Alpine classic Includes two stages of the famous Alpine Pass Route. These self-guided walks are on established waymarked trails which can be rocky or steep at time, includes two stages of the famous Alpine Pass Route.

Price:

From £1240pp based on twin sharing

Duration: 8 Days
Departures: Various departures daily from July to September
Start point: Kandersteg
End point: Kandersteg
 

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Walking the Wildstrubel Circuit

Trip Highlights:

- The ‘quieter’ Alpine classic
- Includes two stages of the famous Alpine Pass Route
- Stroll between German and French speaking Cantons

Walk The Gemmi Pass, the principal route through the Alps for centuries, and cross the Rawyl, Lotschen and Hahnenmoos passes to link the attractive villages of Leukerbad, Crans, Lenk and Adelboden before completing the circuit in Kandersteg. Our final pass, The Bundeschrinde, due to its beauty and position, is the highlight of the walk. The towering crags above the pass are a superb point for watching Chamoix – mountain antelope – prancing around upon the ledges.

You have an extra day in Kandersteg in which you can do a circular walk up to the Oeschinensee: a fantastic post glacial lake. Throughout the tour enjoy the expansive scenery, with views extending across the Oberland, to the 4000m peaks of the Valais, and down the Rhone valley.

For fit walkers who can manage longish days with more than 1000m ascent in a day. All the walks are on established waymarked trails which can be rocky or steep at times. Walkers should also have a reasonable head for heights as some trails are on cliffs sides.

What price includes

 
  • 7 breakfasts, 4 dinners
  • 7 nights accommodation in 3 star hotels
  • Luggage transfers
  • Route notes and maps
  • Emergency hotline
 

Location

 

Plan your journey by train

Meeting point:
Meet at your accommodation in Kandersteg

Nearest train station to meeting point:
Zurich

Transfer to meeting point:
Guests make their own way to meeting point

How to get there:
Train London to Kandersteg via Paris and Bern

 
Plan your journey by train to Kandersteg
 

Plan your journey by train

Finish point:
Finish at your accommodation in Kandersteg

Nearest train station to finish point:
Kandersteg

Transfer to finish point:
Guests make their own way to station

How to get back:
Train from Kandersteg to London via Bern and Paris

 
Plan your return train journey from Kandersteg