Hike: Via Alpina „Bear Trek“
Eiger – Mönch – Jungfrau
Discover Switzerlands most impressive parts. The route “Via Alpina” leads along the three most famous Swiss mountains “Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau” to the well known ski-resort Wengen. Most likely you won’t meet any bears on this tour but the route has its name from the time when only game could walk these paths. Today the trails are in a very good condition but still this tour is not an easy walk. During the course of your hike you reach peaks and summits where the spectacular beauty to the Swiss Alps rewards you for your efforts.
Tour character: A good condition is mandatory. Parts of the tour can be cut short in case of bad weather.
Tour Program (4 Days / 3 Nights)
Valid: June 29 – September 15, 2020
1st Day: Individual arrival to Meiringen
Arrival with the train to Meiringen. The hotel is in walking distance of the railway station.
Parking: affordable parking at the cable car station. CHF 5 per day. No reservation necessary.
2nd Day: Meiringen – Grindelwald
The bus takes you to Rosenlaui where the first hike starts. You walk up to the “Grosse Scheidegg” from where you have a magnificent view to the mountains “Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau”. From here you continue to Grindelwald.
Details: approx. 4.5 hours, 14 km, +700 m / -980 m
3rd Day: Grindelwald – Wengen/Lauterbrunnen
The trail leads up to the „Kleine Scheidegg“. A sunny trail leads you towards the car-free resort of Wengen. Small paths lead past the spectacular Trümmelbach-waterfall down to Lauterbrunnen. Option to take the train to shorten the hike.
Details: approx. 6.5 hours, 19 km, +1200 m / -1400 m,
4th Day: Individual departure
Return travel from Wengen via Lauterbrunnen and Interlaken to Meiringen with the train in approx. 1.5 hours.
No minimum number of participants.
Prices per Person in CHF
|June 29 – July 5, 2020; Aug 31 – Sept 15, 2020||564||739||451||585|
|July 6 – Aug 30, 2020||600||775||465||599|
Supplements per person in CHF
|Cat. Charme||Cat. A|
|Extra nights in Meiringen||130||99|
|Surcharge single room||57||42|
|Extra nights in Wengen||130||99|
|Surcharge single room||57||42|
Our Price Includes
- 3 nights including breakfast at hotels in category Charm or A (middleclass hotels)
- Daily Luggage transfer (one piece of luggage per person, 20 kg)
- Carefully elaborated route
- Detailed route instructions
- Service Hotline
Transfers with buses or cable cars, tourist tax
Meiringen: Hotel Victoria****
Family Anderegg welcomes you to Meiringen. Located right in the centre of the city, Hotel Victoria is an elegant starting point for your Bärentrek hiking tour. The excellent restaurant (14 Gault-Millau points) provides the ideal refreshment for the strenuous hiking days ahead of you.
Grindelwald: Hotel Kirchbühl****
A fantastic view of the Eigernordwand awaits you at the Private Selection Hotel Kirchbühl. For over 100 years, family Brawand has been indulging guests from all corners of the world with excellent food and a wonderful spa facility.
Wengen: Hotel Silberhorn****
The car-free village of Wengen offers peace and relaxation in the midst of an enchanting mountainscape to everyone who comes here. A stay at Hotel Silberhorn is especially relaxing. From the Spa-area you will enjoy wonderful views on the peak of Jungfrau.
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