SALZALPENSTEIG TRAIL I - 9 Days
- 8 nights
- Luggage transfer included
- 8 x Overnight stays with breakfast buffet in ***hotels/inns
- 1 x Hiking booklet Salzalpensteig + further information material (1 x per room)
- 1 x Transfer Grassau – Bergen
- 7 x Luggage transfer
- 1 x Ruhpoldinger eXtra Card
- 1x Inzell card - Reductions for the salt mines Berchtesgaden and the old salt works Bad Reichenhall
- 1 x Salzalpensteig pin and certificate for the successful completion of the Salzalpensteig trail
- Transfer Berchtesgaden – Prien
- 7 x luggage transfer
- 8 x Local taxes
- Daily service hotline from 09.00 - 19.00 (also on weekends)
- 16.05.2020 until 02.10.2020
Day 1: Individual arrival at Prien
Individual arrival at your accommodation in Prien
At check-in you receive your travel documents.
Overnight stay in Prien
Day 2: Prien – Grassau, approx. 19 km, 6 h
This stage leads through bog forests and the wooded areas above Bernau to Rottau, Kucheln und finally Grassau.
Overnight stay in Grassau
Day 3: Grassau – Ruhpolding, approx. 16 km, 6 h
After breakfast you will be taken to Bergen. Use the Hochfelln cable car (payment on spot) to reach the Hochfelln summit, a magnificent spot overlooking Lake Chiemsee and the surroundings. The trail leads through typical Alpine area with dwarf pines, large mountain pastures and light forest down the mountain side. You pass Felln-Alm and Farnböden-Alm, circumvent Mount Reitstein and reach the enchanted forest near Brand, with its fantastical caves and grottos. You finish the stage at Ruhpolding.
Overnight stay in Ruhpolding.
Day 4: Ruhpolding – Innzell, approx. 15 km, 5 h
At the outskirt of Ruhpolding you come to wild-romantic Lake Taubensee. Through mountain forests you continue to the Fahrriesboden chapel and Schmelz. It is only a stone’s throw from here to the finish in Innzell.
Overnight stay in Innzell
Day 5: Innzell – Bad Reichenhall, approx. 22 km, 6 h
This tremendously varied, but also demanding stage first leads to the magnificent Weissenbach falls. You follow the Weissenbach river most of the way to Lake Thumsee. From the Bürgermeisterhohe you have a nice view of the spa and salt town Bad Reichenhall before descending to your hotel.
Overnight stay in Bad Reichenhall.
Day 6: Bad Reichenhall – Bischofswiesen, approx. 16 km, 5-6 h
Today you walk mostly in the forests at the foot of Bad Reichenhall’s landmark mountain, the Predigtstuhl. You cross the Schwarzgraben and Frechenbach creek and follow the Bischofswieser Ache to Bischofswiesen.
Overnight stay in Bischofswiesen.
Day 7: Bischofswiesen – Ramsau, approx. 19 km, 6 h
This is another very varied stage with tranquil river paths and Alpine pastures leading straight through a nature reserve. You are getting close now to some of the highest peaks of Germany, which come into view as you approach Ramsau.
Overnight stay in Ramsau.
Day 8: Ramsau – Königssee, approx. 17 km, 7-8 h
This hilly stage leads first into a bird sanctuary above Ramsau, descents back to Engedey on the valley floor and follow the flanks of Mount Grunberg to one the famous Alpine lakes - Lake Konigssee.
Overnight stay in Schonau at Lake Konigssee.
Day 9: Individual departure or extension on stage 2 of the SalzAlpenSteig to Hallstatt.
9 days / 8 nights – luggage transport included!
Magnificent mountains, lush forests, sparkling lakes and mythic moors – breath-taking landscapes mark the old and historic salt-mining realms. This Salzalpensteig trail connects old, regional tracks to a cross-border long-distance path which reaches from Lake Chiemsee, through Berchtesgaden to Austria’s Word Heritage region Dachstein-Salzkammergut. This tour covers the first stages from Prien to the magnificent Lake Königssee.
Requirements and general information
The tour mainly covers alpine terrain. You will need appropriate mountain equipment and basic stamina. Necessary mountain equipment: ankle-high boots, functional clothes, rucksack, food and water, rain and sun protection, first-aid kit, mobile phone, possibly hiking sticks.
Rates per person and arrangement in €:
Date guaranteed from 4 participants
16.05. – 30.06.20
01.09. – 03.10.20
***hotel/inn in double room with breakfast 780,--
Supplement single room 140,--
01.07. – 31.08.20
***hotel/inn in double room with breakfast 798,--
Supplement single room 140,--
Day of arrival Saturday
Information for arrivals by car:
The parking place does not always situate next to the accommodation but on a public parking place. (free public parking available)
Dogs are allowed in the accommodations on request, often for a small fee. Extra costs have to be paid on spot.
Due to environmental reasons we recommend to arrive and depart by public transportation.
- Suitable for friends
- Suitable for couples
We recommend travel cancellation insurance:
The standard terms and conditions of the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH apply in the current version.