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HHT10-4 Bernese Oberland Traverse
Extended Weekend Hiking Tour
GO experience Switzerland's most stunning region
GO experience the Alps · GO live your bucket list · GO where your colleagues can't find you
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.
Zurich or Geneva, Switzerland
Skills & Experience Required
-General hiking and navigation skills
-It is possible to encounter snowfields on this route
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
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
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.
Emergency response and rescue
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