Via Alpina “Bear Trek” (the best Swiss stages)
We are proud to present The Swiss Alps at their most impressive with this independent hiking tour. The iconic Bear Trek is a spectacular hiking route along mountain passes and unbelievable glaciers. Walk through valleys and gorges and award your efforts in climbing summits and plateaus with stunning alpine views. You will witness the whole palette of the Via Alpina markings (purple, yellow, green, blue and red) along the way. If this does not impress you, just imagine that it stretches across seven different countries all the way to Monaco.
Duration8 Days I Tour Difficulty: 5 (of 5)
What is included7 nights on bed and breakfast basis; luggage transfers (1 piece of luggage up to 20kg per person); roadbook in English; service hotline
What is not includedfares with public transport, mountain railways and cable cars
Best periodJuly, August, September
Day 1. Individual journey to Meiringen
Day 2. Meiringen – Grindelwald (14km, 4-5hrs, +700m/-980m)
Day 3. Grindelwald – Wengen/Lauterbrunnen (19km, 6,30hrs, +1200m/-1400m)
Day 4. Wengen/Lauterbrunnen – Griesalp/Kiental (22km, 7hrs, +2000m/-1400m)
Day 5. Griesalp/Kiental – Kandersteg (15km, 7,30hrs, +1200m/-1300m)
Day 6. Kandersteg – Adelboden (16km, 5,30hrs, +1350m/-1170m)
Day 7: Adelboden – Lenk (13km, 4hrs, +1060m/-1950m)
Day 8. Departure.