This trail offers the hiker a chance to get to know the many faces of the Heidiland Region stretching from Weesen at the end of Lake Walen to the famous Spa resort of Bad Ragaz. The area offers a world of mountains, and valleys, alpine lakes and pastures, waterfalls, gorges and beautiful scenery.
Itinerary Hiking Heidiland Trail
Meet and greet at Zürich airort. Transfer to your hotel in Regensdorf near Zürich.
Briefing and transfer to Weesen. Ascend along the picturesque trail around the impressive Mattstock massif. From Niederschlag, take the chairlift to the sunny mountain village of Amden. Hiking time 5h30. Overnight in Amden.
Walk past one of the highest waterfalls in Switzerland – the Seerenbach Falls. After crossing the deep ravine over a narrow bridge you slowly ascend to the wine growing village of Quinten with its unique climate. Take the boat to Murg and continue on foot. Gondola from Oberterzen to Flumserberg. Hiking time 5h. Overnight in Flumserberg.
Traversing the area of Flumserberg you will have views of the Churfirsten mountain range. Continue through the picturesque valley of Schil. At Steinbrugg you start the ascent to Halden from where the path slowly descends to the mountain hotel Schönhalden. Hiking time 4h30. Overnight in Flums Kleinberg.
Enjoy today’s easy and relaxing hike. From Kleinberg follow the Walsa path with its great views, past lake Chapfensee until you reach Schwendi. Continue to the hamlet of Weisstannen. Hiking time 5h. Overnight in Weisstannen.
This is certainly the highlight but also the most strenuous and weather dependent section of the trail. The highest point is at almost 2,600m and part of the hike is on exposed mountain paths high above the tree line. The views however are extremely impressive. Hiking time 6h. Overnight in Pizol – mountain hut accommodation here.
Walk into the Tamina valley and enjoy the easy descent with its great views. Finally you will enter the impressive Tamina canyon with its hot springs. Following the stream, you will reach Bad Ragaz. Hiking time 4h30. Overnight in Bad Ragaz.
Return journey to border or airport.
From Prices per Person in £
Departures: Daily 01 July – 15 October 2017
twin/double room in 3-star hotels
single room in 3-star hotels
shared accommodation in hostels
8 days / 7 nights
5 days / 4 nights
You will be accommodated in 3* hotels. They are small, typically Swiss and of good standard. All rooms with shower or bath, WC, TV, Radio, Telephone
Payment by credit card:
A transaction fee of 1.6% will apply when paying by credit card. A transaction fee of 2.2% u will apply when paying by AMEX. No charge will be made for debit card or direct bank transfers.
- Return flights in economy class from major UK airport
- 7/4 overnights in your choice of category, breakfast
- Hikes and walks as per itinerary
- Allround Service including ‘Meet and Greet’ at the airport
- Tour briefing
- Transfer to start/end of trail
- Luggage transfer from hotel to hotel
- Compreshensive tour documentations
- English speaking helpline and support throughout