Hikebreak with view to the Chiemgauer mountains
Comfortable boat trip at the Koenigssee
Stunning view to the Chiemsee
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From Lake Königssee to Lake Chiemsee Charm

Mountain Tops, Alps & Lakes in the Chiemgau Alps.

The Chiemgauer Alps occupy the border region between Salzburg, Tyrol and Bavaria. An area of soft mountains, spacious alpine pastures and well known holiday resorts. The views onto intimidating High Alps and across the lovely foothills of the Alps also contribute to this varied walking week. See pretty places on your way such as idyllic lake Koenigssee, picturesque mountain town Reit im Winkl and finally lake Chiemsee, the so called ‘Bavarian Sea’.

Mountain Walking

Mountain Walking
  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • Self-guided tour


Relaxed walking tour past lake Hintersee penetrating deep into National Park Berchtesgaden. Impressive scenery along the way. To the right the summits of Reiter Alpe and to the left mighty Hochkalterer mountains. Across alpine pastures and past the border at Hirschbichl, then down through white water gorge Seisenbergklamm into Saalach valley. Bus fare to Lofer.

Hotel: Mühlpointhof

approx. 5 to 6 hours
19 km
500 m
500 m

Short bus fahre in the Saalachtal valley, you walk to Lamprechts cave (longest passage cave of Europe) and continue to Vorderkaser gorge where you find a natural swimming pool. St. Martin home of the pilgrim church ‘Maria Kirchtal’ is the apex of today. Walk up to the church in an idyllic side valley closely along the walls of Loferer Steinberge. On this beautiful trail you will soon reach the town Lofer, surrounded by numerous impressive mountain ranges.

Hotel: Mühlpointhof

approx. 4 hours
14 km
320 m
370 m

Take the cable car up to Loferer Alm, where a high altitude path to the Steinplatten massif starts. Walk across alpine pastures and a lovely mountain forest to Loferer Steinplatte. The idyllic alpine pasture Winklmoos Alm is an ideal stop for a Bavarian ‘Brotzeit’. Well sustained you take the bus to Reit im Winkl.

Hotel: Gut Steinbach

approx. 5,5 to 6 hours
16 km
740 m
600 m

Enjoy a tranquil day in the well known holiday resort ‘Reit im Winkl’. Tip for a walking tour: A classic mountain tour starts in Reit im Winkl up to Fellhorn. Very tempting is a comfortable walk to the swimming lake Weitsee where you can relax.

Hotel: Gut Steinbach

The ‘Eye of lake Chiemsee’ is the poetic name of lake Taubensee. This is easily understood when you see this idyllic mountain lake, nestling in a little basin of Rauhe Nadel on 1138 m.A fantastic walk from alpine pasture to alpine pasture and downhill into the valley Achental awaits you.

Hotel: Achentaler Vitalhotel

approx. 5,5 to 6 hours
16 km
700 m
840 m

After a short ascent you walk through the forests up to the alpine pastures on Hochplatte and then to Kampenwand with views over the Lake Chiemsee. Continue on a trail from cabin to cabin beneath Kampenwand, which has a beautiful 12-meter high iron cross at the top. You will take the comfortable cable car down to Aschau, where you take a short train ride to ‘Prien’, located at lake Chiemsee.

Hotel: Reinhart

approx. 4 to 5 hours
12 km
730 m
230 m

Tour character

Daily walking tours between 4 to 6 hours with some short but steep climbs. Easier alternatives to the high altitude paths are given. You walk on good walking paths and forest lanes. Sometimes surefootedness required.

Prices and events

All data for 2018 at a glance
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Season 1
May 26, 2018 - Jun 10, 2018
Sep 10, 2018 - Oct 7, 2018
Saturday, Sunday
Season 2
Jun 11, 2018 - Jul 6, 2018
Aug 27, 2018 - Sep 9, 2018
Saturday, Sunday
Season 3
Jul 7, 2018 - Aug 26, 2018
Saturday, Sunday
From Lake Königssee to Lake Chiemsee Charm 8 days, DE-KSWKC-08A
Base price
Surcharge single room
Surcharge half board (6x)

You spend the night in specially selected hotels with special "extras" and can enjoy all the facilities of the charming accommodations (see "Partner hotel").

Services and infos

  • 7 overnight stays, breakfast included
  • If half-board: 6x min. 3-course meal (not in Prien)
  • Luggage transfer
  • Welcome meeting
  • Transfer on 2nd day
  • Uphill cable car fare Lofer
  • Uphill cable car fare Hochplattenbahn
  • Downhill cable car fare Kampenwand
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel and tour documents
  • GPS-data is available
  • Service-Hotline

Not included

  • Fares for public transport, approx. EUR 10 per person, train fare from Aschau to Prien, approx. EUR 3 per person.

Arrival / Parking / Departure

  • By train to Berchtesgaden then by bus or taxi (short ride) to Schoenau/Koenigssee (appox. 15 min., depending on starting hotel).
  • Car parking: Public parking near the hotels for approx. EUR 5 per day or EUR 30 per week. No reservation requested.
  • Return to Koenigssee by train/bus, duration approx. 2.5 hrs. (1 change).
  • Organized return transfer to Schoenau/Koenigssee EUR 70 per person (min. 2 persons, possible on SAT/SUN). Reservation requested, payable in advance.


  • You stay instead in Weissbach two nights in Lofer. Therefore you need two short bus fares, costs about EUR 4 per person forth/return.
  • Any visitor’s taxes are not included in the tour price and payable on site!
  • Other starting days upon request!


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5 of 5 Stars (2 Ratings)
5 stars
Jeannette Petersen DE | 18.08.2018
Vom Königssee zum Chiemsee
Wir sind vom Königssee zum Chiemsee gelaufen. Eine sehr abwechslungsreiche, mit vielen Highlights versehene Tour, absolut atemberaubende Panoramablicke, einsame Badestellen in klaren Gebirgsflüssen. Wir haben es sehr genossen.
5 stars
Dieter Schneider DE | 07.08.2018
Tolles Naturerlebnis
Die Streckenführung und die Reiseunterlagen waren hervorragend. In den Hotels konnten wir uns im Wellness-Bereich super entspannen und die ausgezeichnete Küche genießen. Wir freuen uns schon auf unsere nächste Charme-Wanderreise.

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