Custom Options for the Independent Hiker
Plan now for a summer self-guided adventure on the Bernese Oberland Traverse.
Alpenwild's self-guided options for the Bernese Oberland Traverse have enabled hikers to experience this classic Alpine trek as independent travelers. Your transportation from the airport, accommodations, and most meals are pre-arranged and prepaid. You receive detailed route directions and benefit from Alpenwild's experience on the Bernese Oberland Traverse. You'll even have local phone contact with an Alpenwild representative in case of emergency.
A Scenic Trek in Europe
Each day is defined by endless waterfalls, wildflowers, lush greenery and mountain passes. You'll hike near massive glaciers and gaze at icefalls and glistening lakes. You'll hike the Bernese Oberland Traverse through fir forests into picturesque villages where traditional inns await with delicious meals and cozy comforts.
Worry-free, Custom Hiking Tour
The Bernese Oberland Traverse is a less known hiking trail in Switzerland, but not one to disregard. It's an Alps hiking tour like no other. Our self-guided tours are really custom tours without the group. It's a prepaid vacation tailored to your interests, abilities, and budget.
Plan Ahead, Make Your Reservations Early
Space on the Bernese Oberland Traverse is limited. Space at many of the select hotels in small villages along the way is very limited. For best availability, we highly recommend planning ahead and securing your reservations as soon as possible.
Day 1 – Arrive Lauterbrunnen
Day 2 – Lauterbrunnen Valley, Trümmelbach Falls, Gimmelwald, Mürren
Day 3 – Mürren, Rotstockhütte, Sefinenfurgge, Kiental
Day 4 – Griesalp
Day 5 – Hohtürli, Öeschinensee, Kandersteg
Day 6 – Kandersteg
Day 7 – Adelboden
Day 8 – Adelboden, Engstligenalp
Day 9 – Hahnenmoospass to Lenk
Day 10 – Lenk to Gstaad
Day 11 – Gstaad, Glacier 3000, Evening in Gstaad
Day 12 – Morning in Gstaad. Depart for return flights
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