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  • Circumnavigate Zugspitze, Germany’s highest peak
  • Visit the stunning Partnach Gorge
  • Take a cable car ride in the Gaistal Valley
  • Enjoy beautiful sceneries of German Alps
Book this 7-day, self-guided trip and circumnavigate Germany highest peak, Mount Zugspitze (2962m). Spend a week walking around the base of this mountain and enjoy its beauty from different angles.

Start your journey from Garmisch Partenkirchen. Visit major natural landmarks like the Partnach Gorge and the beautiful Gaistal Valley. End your trip on the banks of the lovely Eibsee Lake. Trek through tranquil hamlets, idyllic alpine pastures, streams and lakes.

Worried about losing your way during this self-guided trek? We will provide you with a carefully elaborated route description and GPS data to ensure that you stay on the trail. You will also have our hotline number with you, in case of an emergency.
Hotel
Reach Garmisch Partenkirchen, the starting point of the journey, by yourself.
5 hours Hotel
Start your day with a walk to the Partnach Gorge, where the streams from Wetterstein Massif meet. See its steep rock walls and look down from wooden footbridges made 40m above the floor. Continue your trek past soft hills and alpine pastures to Klais/Mittenwald.

Walking distance: 16km
4 hours Hotel
Enjoy your trek along the Leutascher Ache River through the Leutasch Valley. Walk past hamlets and meadows covered with flowers.

Walking distance: 14km
3 hours Hotel
You are free today. Either relax in your accommodation or take a walk to the lakes in and around Seefeld, a beautiful Alpine town in the Austrian state of Tyrol. You also have the option of going out on a hike to one of the surrounding peaks, either by foot or cable car. Return to Leutasch by bus.

Walking distance: 9km
5 hours Hotel
A short bus ride will take you to the Gaistal Valley, the starting point of your journey today. In case you are here in the summer, you can see Haflinger horses, brown and grey cattle as well as Scottish galloways.

Hike for some time before taking a cable car down to the valley. Continue your journey to the alpine pasture of Ehrwalder. This is where the Bavarian author Ludwig Ganghofer lived.

Walking distance: 17km
4.5 hours Hotel
Walk up to the foothills of Zugspitze all the way to the idyllic Eibsee Lake. Enjoy the scenic view of the mountain. The tour ends on the shores of the lake. Take a Zugspitz train back to Garmisch.

Walking distance: 12km
Time to head home. In case you want to enjoy more of this beautiful region, you can extend your stay with us by booking another package.
what’s included
  • 6 overnight stays as stated, incl. breakfast
  • Luggage transfer included
  • Cable car fare from Ehrwald. A Zugspitzbahn ticket from Eibsee to Garmisch
  • Carefully elaborated route description, detailed travel and tour documents, GPS data and a service-hotline number will be provided
what's excluded
  • Anything not mentioned on the itinerary and the 'What's Included' section
Tour details
Availability Every Fri, Sat & Sun
Duration 7 days
Tour Type Private Tour
Age Requirement 5 +
guiding method Self-guided/Independent
Maximum altitude 640 meters
Trek difficulty Moderate
Starts/Ends Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany/ Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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A deposit of 10% is required when booking this tour. The remaining balance will be charged 45 days prior departure. For any bookings within 45 days of departure, the full tour amount will be charged upon booking.

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Other Practical InformationArrival / Parking / Departure Reach GarmischPartenkirchen by train and take a short walk or a bus ride to the starting hotel Car parking: Limited free parking is available at the starting hotel. In case you don't find space there, public parking garages are available for approximately EUR 20 per week. No reservation possible Optional extras If halfboard: min. 3course evening meal (sometimes outside the property, payable with voucher) Things to note Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price Train fare from Klais to Mittenwald, approx. EUR 3 per person Bus fare from Seefeld to Leutasch, approx. EUR 3 per person Bus fare from Leutasch to Gaistal, approx. EUR 3 per person
Cancellation10% Deposit payable upfront. Remaining balance payable 45 days prior to trip departure. Free cancellation up to 45 days prior departure. No refund applicable within 45 days of departure.
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