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Walking in Bavaria

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4.5 Based on 2 Reviews
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  • Trekking
  • Walking tour
  • Hiking
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  • duration 8 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 18+ years old
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Footprint carbonneutralCO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Starts Berchtesgaden, Germany
  • Ends Berchtesgaden, Germany
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Trekking through stunning alpine scenery around Lake Königssee
  • Experiencing the exhilaration of trekking across alpine pastures
  • Ascending Mt Jenner with its panoramic views of lake and mountains
  • Enjoying the warm hospitality of family run hotels
Start and end in Berchtesgaden, the tour "Walking In Bavaria" is a self-guided walking tour that takes 8 days. You will be traveling through Golling an der Salzach, Hintermoos and Berchtesgaden in Germany and Austria. "Walking In Bavaria" is a private tour which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others. Please see the package includes section for further details.

Discover the dramatic scenery of the Berchtesgaden National Park and Lake Königssee in the Bavarian Alps on foot. Explore on foot the stunning Berchtesgaden National Park and Lake Königssee - a pristine fjord like lake. Located in a romantic, mysterious and unique region, the lake is surrounded by an imposing mountain landscape. Walking from valley to valley along former salt trails, alpine pastures and mountain passes below high rocky summits, you will discover beautiful valleys, waterfalls, gorges and rivers. En route there will be opportunities to view the numerous attractions of the region including the historic Austrian village of Golling; Hohenwerfen Castle, backdrop of many WWII films; and Mt Jenner with its stunning views of Lake Konigssee and the Bavarian Alps. Evenings are spent in superb 3 star mountain hotels where you can enjoy hearty German cuisine and relax with a Bavarian beer or two.
4.5 - Excellent
Based on 2 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Dec 08 2016
4 - Very Good
Very Good
Loved it. Blue sky, epic mountain landscape, mossy forests, cows galore and huge German beers.
  • Anonymous
  • On Sep 16 2016
5 - Excellent
We had an amazing time. Everything ran very smoothly, our luggage was picked up and delivered to each hotel which was amazing and the walking trails and landscapes were amazing. For the convenience of having everything from... Read more
  • Day 1 : Join Berchtesgaden or Schönau at Lake Konigssee
  • Day 2 : Walk through Berchtesgaden National Park to Seisenberg Gorge and Weißbach (5-6hrs)
  • Day 3 : Traverse alpine pastures and descend to Dienten or Hintermoos village (5hrs)
  • Day 4 : To mountain Hotel Mühlbach (5-6hrs)
  • Day 5 : Rest Day
  • Day 6 : Walk to Salzach Valley, visit "Hohenwerfen", train to Golling (4.5hrs)
  • Day 7 : Ascend through alpine pastures to Mt Jenner, descend by cable car to Lake Konigssee (6hrs)
  • Day 8 : Trip concludes
  • 7 nights in 3 star mountain hotels on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities
  • 7 breakfasts – Continental style usually consisting of breads, jams, meats, cheeses, coffee, tea and juices.
  • For the guided departure 11 Sep (other dates on request for minimum 4) only: an English speaking walking guide and 5 dinners are included - supplement applies
  • Transfers from Schonau to Ramsau on day 2, and from Weissbach to Hintermoos on day 3
  • Luggage transfer
  • Train from Werfen to Golling on day 6, cable car for Mt Jenner descent on day 7
  • Muhlbach local card (for free bus travel, cable car etc)
  • Information pack including route notes and maps per room
  • Travel to and from Berchtesgaden / Schönau
  • Lunch, dinner and drinks. A 5 dinner package is available on request - supplement applies. These will consist of 2 or 3 courses and include regional specialties (dinners not in Lake Königssee/Berchtesgaden)
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Transfers not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Storage of luggage
  • Travel insurance - mandatory
  • Welcome briefing
  • Guide - this is a self guided walk (unless booking a guided departure and paying the supplement)
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GOOD TO KNOW Download trip notes

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Walking in Bavaria tour. You can cancel the tour up to 70 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 69 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 01 August 2022, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 01 August 2022, a deposit of 314 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 69 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Walking in Bavaria tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. We recommend using World Nomads' travel insurance.


For this Walking in Bavaria tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

For Solo Travelers

A twin share room may not always be available for solo travelers as it depends on the final number of people on the tour. If you have picked twin share room while booking, and that option is not available, we will get back to you after booking. A single room might then be available against an additional fee.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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