Walking Tour 1

Walking Tour 1

Day 1 Bassersdorf (Zurich), Switzerland

Upon landing we pick you up from Zurich Airport (Kloten) in our mini bus and take you to our hotel in Bassersdorf in time for our first dinner and evening together. This is a time to meet other tour members and be briefed in more detail about the tour.

Day 2 Schaefler Mountain Chalet, Switzerland

After breakfast we drive some two and a half hours to the base of the cable car which will take us up some 1000 metres to the start of our 45 minute walk up the ridge line to the historic Schaefler Chalet in the Alpsteins of Switzerland. Here we will enjoy the friendly atmosphere of the chalet and the breathtaking views of Germany, Switzerland, Austria and Liechtenstein all from within several metres of the chalet front door!

Day 3 Gasthaus Meglisalp, Alpsteins, Switzerland

After breakfast we begin our trek across the Alpsteins for a three hour walk to the the Gasthaus Meglisalp nestled in a beautiful valley below the highest peaks but above the pristine blue Seealpsee.

Day 4 Haus Elisabeth, Damuls, Austria

We then descend through beautiful forests, past majestic waterfalls and past the Seealpsee and then hop in the bus for a short 1.5 hour drive deep into the Vorarlbergs of Austria and stay the next 3 nights at the beuautiful ski resort of Damuls. We take a cable car to the base of the Mittagspitz and then undertake the breathtaking 3 hour round trip walk to its summit, stopping along the way for coffee and cake at one of the scenic cafes with panoramic views of the snow-capped alps in every direction!

Day 5 Haus Elisabeth, Damuls, Austria

On our second day here we will transit via the bus to Bezau in the valley below where we can enjoy an unforgettable ride on the Vorarlberg's longest rodelbahn (stainless steel toboggan ride) or simply enjoy walking in the scenic hinterland of this valley in what amounts to somewhat of a rest day. 

Day 6 Haus Elisabeth, Damuls, Austria

Today we enjoy a three hour round trip walk to the top of the Damulserspitz, south-east from Damuls. From here we can also enjoy some spectacular scenery in every direction. This peak is also over 2,000 metres and views of the alps for up to 70 kilometres are possible from here.

Day 7 Return to Zurich Airport

Today our trip ends with a four hour drive back to Zurich and an array of scenic and cultural memories you will never forget.