MT7 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).

Physical Condition

Technical Difficulty

Responsible Travel Score

12/15

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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. 

Additional Information

Season: mid-June to end-August


The season availability for this tour is driven by hut operating seasons. Huts will often give a general time-frame of when they expect to be open, but will make decisions based on weather and conditions. We recommend booking this tour in July and August in order to have the best chances with the huts.




Skills and Experience Required


Physical Condition: High Technical Difficulty: Low Skills Required General hiking and navigation skills Alpine hiking experience It is possible to encounter snowfields along this route





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

  • 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 

*When booked 2 or more months in advance

**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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