HHT10-4 Bernese Oberland Traverse

Extended Weekend Hiking Tour

GO experience Switzerland's most stunning region

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GO experience the Alps · GO live your bucket list · GO where your colleagues can't find you

Highlights

  • Switzerland's premier long-distance hiking tour with views of some of the most famous mountains in Switzerland, such as the Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau

  • Option to add 2 via ferratas

  • Option to supplement elevation gain using a lift and train (not included)

 

The Bernese Oberland Traverse is the classic Swiss experience. Traverse some of the most majestic terrain the Alps have to offer, enjoying the famous villages of Lauterbrunnen and Murren along the way. The availability of supplemental transportation options , such as a lift and train, allows adventurers the flexibility to spend time in the villages, and on the trail as they like (not included).

Although this tour is feasible from mid-June to mid-September, it is likely to encounter problematic snowfields in late-June, and snowstorms in early September.

Length

4 days

Season

mid-June to

mid-September

Airport

Zurich or Geneva, Switzerland

Physical Condition

Technical Difficulty

Skills & Experience Required

-General hiking and navigation skills

-It is possible to encounter snowfields on this route

Responsible Travel Score

12/15 Responsible Traveler

Responsible Travel Scorecard

Only 20% payment due

at the time of booking!

 Bernese Oberland Traverse Self-guided Itinerary

*Estimated time is based on a pace of 4.2 km. per hour and 400 m. elevation gain per hour.

Time for stops is not included. Actual hiking times will vary. 

Choose your own dates

Choose your own pace

Choose your own cycling buddies

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Included in all packages

  • Exclusive access to tours in a navigation app, even when offline

  • Personalized eGuidebook containing maps, daily itinerary, accommodation information and more

  • GPX File

  • Carbon offsetting for your tour (1 metric ton per customer)

  • Optional Airport to Airport full service booking

  • Booking and logistics assistance during your tour

  • Unlimited time spent answering your questions

  • Peace of mind by leaving the planning and booking to local experts

  • More time for the important things in life 

*Last-minute booking fees apply when booked less than two months in advance:

Within 2 months of tour start date: 50€ per person

Within 1 month of tour start date: 100€ per person

**The term "room" at a mountain hut varies greatly from hut to hut. These are often shared rooms that are smaller than the dormitories. Rooms book quickly at the huts. When there is no availability, you may end up in the dormitory.

Not included

  • Paper map

  • Emergency response and rescue

  • Flights

  • Beverages

  • Any meals not specified

  • Sheets at mountain huts (a sleeping bag liner or travel sheet is required: read more)

  • Fees for any additional transportation used during the hiking tour, such as lifts, gondolas, and buses

  • Some accommodations charge tourist or city taxes that must be paid on site. These rarely exceed 2€ per person per night  

   

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