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.
Duration7 Days I Tour Difficulty: 2 (of 5)
What is included6 overnight stays as stated, incl. Breakfast; Luggage transfer; Welcome meeting; Cable car descent Ehrwald; Cog railway ride Zugspitzbahn Eibsee – Garmisch; Carefully elaborated route description; Detailed travel and tour documents (1x per room); Service hotline
What is not includedFlights, insurance (recommended), entry 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: Individual departure or extra days