Trekking

The supreme Discipline

Tours for experienced mountain-hikers

The Dachstein high-altitude circular path, the Tyrolean Path, views onto Mont Blanc or the Swiss Alps – Eurohike trekking tours manages to get any hiker’s pulse racing and awakens every experienced hiker’s wanderlust. The tours by Eurohike were designed for experienced mountain-hiking enthusiasts with a very good fitness level. Additionally high-quality equipment is required, since during some stages of the tour hikers need to carry their luggage themselves.

During the trekking tour you hike amidst Europe’s most magnificent mountain ranges on an altitude between 1500 and 2500 metres. The trails are rocky and in parts exposed. This highest level of difficulty by Eurohike requires a very good fitness level. Daily walking times total approx. up to 7 hours.

Even if rucksacks have to be carried at times, you too get to enjoy the Eurohike service extras. The Eurohike luggage transfer is included in the tour price. Your luggage is ready for you in your next accommodation, mountain inn or hotel.

The Eurohike-team insisted on personally researching the respective trekking tours, which means the usual outstanding quality awaits. Only the most stunning routes and locations are chosen for a trekking tour. Now is time to get excited about your mountain adventure!

Grassy sheep in the hiking landscape
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Trekking
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Austria / Germany

Trans Tyrol: Garmisch - Innsbruck

8 Days | Self-guided tour
An inexhaustible selection of peaks, mountain trails and cosy mountain huts: the trekking tour on the Tirolerweg between Garmisch and Innsbruck leaves nothing to be desired. You cross the national park Karwendel up to the Nordkette, where you float with a cable car down to the Innsbrucker valley. Fresh mountain air, high alpine flora and fauna and great panoramas accompany you on this hike. Details about the Tirolerweg from Garmisch to Innsbruck Mountain enthusiasts and experienced hikers will feel at home on the Tirolerweg. The eight-day trekking tour through the Wetterstein and Karwandel mountains can hardly be surpassed in terms of variety: wildly romantic mountain scenery, blooming alpine landscapes, snow-covered glaciers and rocky edges frame the journey. Spend two days in the deepest Karwendel mountain range – on the Halleranger Alm. Not only does the Isar spring from it, but the Alm is also home to the 2,331-metre-high Sunntiger Spitze. At the top you will find a peak overlooking the surrounding mountains. A challenging hike to create unforgettable memories! Highlights of the Tirolerweg at a glance: Impressive ridge and mountain trails: The daily tours run through imposing gorges and dizzying heights. Vast views of the surrounding mountains are guaranteed! Karwendel National Park: It’s difficult to make a choice. Countless beautiful places and hiking trails are in the Karwendel. Whether the Großer Ahornboden, the Gleirschklamm or the Hafelekar, let yourself be enchanted by the mountain panorama of Tyrol. King Ludwigs Schachen Castle: From the outside it’s rather simple, but the castle houses splendid rooms inside. Be amazed! Useful information about the Tirolerweg The hiking tour begins in the province of Tyrol with the German neighbours. After an overnight stay we start the day from Garmisch-Partenkirchen with a circular hike to the Höllentalklamm gorge at the foot of the Zugspitze. On day two you reach the Wetterstein Mountains and the imposing Schachen Castle. The hike to Scharnitz especially, will make any mountaineers heart fly. From rocky landscapes to small valleys and pass crossings, everything is included. This trekking tour is one of the most demanding and is only recommended for experienced hikers. You will hike between four and a half and seven and a half hours daily, through high alpine terrain in parts. On the sixth day you have the opportunity to take a break – or to climb a summit in the Karwendel Mountains.
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Splendid waymarks along trekking paradise Gosaukamm
Tour character
Trekking
(6)
Austria

Dachstein High Altitude Circular Path

8 Days | Self-guided tour
Sitting at 3,000 metres above sea level, the ‘majesty’ rises above the other mountains: the Dachstein. The imposing glacier clad peak separates the Austrian provinces of Styria, Salzburg and Upper Austria and is a popular trekking area due to its magnificent beauty. The Dachstein high altitude circuit trails through secluded valleys, alpine meadows and high plateaus that, with their solitude and silence, make the heart beat a little faster.  Details about the hiking holiday in the Dachstein region Mountain hikers will not be disappointed with the Dachstein high altitude circuit. The eight-day trekking tour around the Dachstein offers a fascinating view of the Alps and the Salzkammergut. In addition, it holds true treasures: including the 2,458 metre high ‘Bishop’s Cap’, which owes its name to the characteristic shape of the double summit. Or the Soleweg, which leads along the historic salt pipeline to the Hallstatt salt mine. In the Styrian Dachstein plateau fragrant pine trees line the path to the Stoderzinken. Having arrived at the Brno hut, you will then taste a ‘Zirbenschaps’. Look forward to a demanding hike for mountain enthusiasts around this limestone region. Highlights of the Dachstein high altitude circular path at a glance: Make the most of your mornings: The early bird catches the worm! Experience the impressive dawn close up as it comes into view as the mist clears. Rocky peaks and fascinating views: Hike through several climatic regions! Climbing up the angular, reddish south faces of the Dachstein limestone in pleasant air and experience cool temperatures at the glacier region: both are possible at the Dachstein. Boat trip on Lake Hallstatt: Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Hallstatt by boat. There, culture meets nature and history. Useful information about the Dachstein high altitude circuit The eight-day hiking tour around the Dachstein starts with your own journey to Ramsau. Over the next few days you will enjoy the morning atmosphere on the Gosaukamm, the far-reaching view of the border triangle, and the delicacies served in the numerous mountain huts. Each day trip offers variety, is approximately 17 kilometres long and takes roughly six hours. Please note: The demanding high-altitude hiking trail offers numerous spectacular views, but it requires sure-footedness and a good physical condition!
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Who are trekking tours aimed at?

Trekking tours by Eurohike were designed for:

  • advanced hikers
  • hikers with stamina and a very good fitness level
  • experienced mountain-hikers
  • hikers with surefootedness and a head for heights
  • hiking enthusiasts owning appropriate and good-quality equipment

Please note with this level of difficulty that odd flat sections are part of the tour too. Naturally catching your breath and enjoying nature is just as pleasant for extra sporty mountain hikers.

Overview of Trekking Tours

The selection of Eurohike trekking tours is small but exquisite. These advanced trekking tours are located in Austria, Germany, France and Switzerland. Please select your trekking holidays directly by clicking on ‘Tour search’.
 

 

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