The Zugspitze round trek
Join us on a breathtaking self-guided hiking tour around the highest peak in Germany – the Zugspitze summit (2962m). You will gather impressions of this infamous climbing destination from all perspectives while comfortably following well-maintained walking trails with no long steep stages. The route offers beautiful landscapes – remarkable ravine-crossings, lush green pastures, and evergreen forests. The cable car ride to the Zugspitze summit is one of the most amazing experiences you can reward yourself with. Enjoy idyllic alpine views and take your time to taste a classic Bavarian ‘Brotzeit’. On both sides of the Wetterstein massif you will find tranquil villages, ideally suited for a good nights rest.
Duration7 Days I Difficulty: 2 (of 5)
What is included6 overnight stays in pretty * hotels and country inns incl. breakfast (halfboard supplement payable extra if required (check details on the Rates&Remarks tab); Luggage transfer; Cable car descent Ehrwald; Cog railway ride Zugspitzbahn Eibsee – Garmisch; Carefully elaborated route description; Detailed travel and tour documents (1x per room); GPS tracks available upon request; Service hotline
What is not includedEntry fees, other meals and drinks, transfer from/to airport, public transportation costs (Train fare from Klais to Mittenwald, approx. 3 Euro per person; Bus fare from Seefeld to Leutasch, approx. 3 Euro per person; Bus fare from Leutasch to Gaistal, approx. 3 Euro per person), visitor's taxes.
Best periodJune, July, August, September
Day 1: Individual arrival at Garmisch-Partenkirchen
Day 2: From Garmisch to Mittenwald/Klais, ‘Partnach Gorge’ (16km, 5hrs, +640m/-430m)
Day 3: From Mittenwald/Klais to Leutasch ‚Leutasch valley’ (14km, 4hrs, +220m/-30m)
Day 4: Rest day or a lake walking tour (9km, 3hrs, +300m/-220m)
Day 5: From Leutasch to Ehrwald ‘Nature paradise Gaistal’ (17km, 5hrs, +440m/-290m)
Day 6: From Ehrwald to Garmisch, ‘Eibsee’ (12km, 4.30hrs, +540m/-510m)
Day 7: Departure day