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Salzburg’s Peaks & The Kitzbühel Alps

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  • Visit the well-known holiday regions of Zell am See and Saalbach
  • Take a trip to the Pillersee Valley, in the Steinberge mountain area
  • See some of the highest peaks of Austria
  • Enjoy local treats
Experience a week full of hiking in the most beautiful hiking region of Salzburger. Explore the Pinzgau area, known for its famous holiday resort towns of Zell am See and Saalbach-Hinterglemm. Take the opportunity to travel to the idyllic Pillersee Valley.

You will be greeted by impressive mountain sceneries everyday on this trip. Starting at Steinernen Meer, along the rugged tops of Leogang and Lofer mountains, your journey will take you through the Kitzbühel Alps and the meadows and mountains in Pinzgau.

Enjoy the majestic beauty of more than 30 mountains, above 3000m in altitude, that are situated along the Pinzgau mountain trail. See the Kitzsteinhorn Glacier, High and Low Tauern as well as the Bavarian Alps!

Try local delicacies like pinzgau bladln, nidai and buchteln and ensure that your energy reserves are restored quickly and with lots of flavour.
Hotel
Today you arrive in Maishofen, the starting point of your trip.
6 hours Hotel
Start by hiking over to Kammereggalm and Schwalbenwand, the famous double mountains of Pinzgau. Enjoy an impressive hiking trip with unforgettable views of differently shaped peaks. Walk through the forest to Hinterreit. Take a break before restarting your journey to Maria Alm, an idyllic pilgrimage destination and a farming village.

Walking distance: 16km
4 to 5 hours Hotel
Follow the trails of pilgrims through the meadows before the path takes you across a wonderful moorland on your way to the rugged mountain tops of Steinerne Meer. Traverse the high-altitude route with beautiful views up to Steinalm, a sunny upland pasture with a cabin where you can stop by.

Start descending next. Follows a steep path that leads you to a striking hermitage. End your trip in the historic town of Saalfelden.

Walking distance: 13km
5.5 to 6 hours Hotel
Follow the trails along gurgling streams from the ravine of Vorderkaser in Weißbach all the way to the hilly pasture of Hochkaser. Traverse an isolated pass, walk past Niederkaseralm and through the valley of Griesel.

Today's journey will take you through the path that travels along wild, romantic riverbeds to the wonderful valley of Pillersee, from where you can see the Lofer Mountains.

Walking distance: 18 km
4.5 to 5.5 hours Hotel
Hike through lush meadows enjoying a great view of the Kitzbühel Alps. Descend to a deep valley from where a trail below the cable car route to Magnesitenbergwerk leads you up to Burgeralm.

Take a break and enjoy buchteln before walking downhill along a forest path to the famous holiday resort town of Saalbach-Hinterglem.

Walking distance: 16 km
3.5 hours Hotel
Enjoy a free day in the resort town. Benefit from one of the services of your Joker Card or take a comfortable walk to Lindlingalm, where you can visit a forest park with its unique treetop walkways and special activities.

You could even try travelling on the circular trail past Saalalm to the end of the valley from where you can hike uphill to the direction of Forsthofalm. Enjoy a glass of homemade buttermilk along with the panoramic view of the valley over the Saalach River.

Walking distance: 10 km
6 hours Hotel
Travel through one of the most beautiful high-altitude routes in the Austrian Alps today. Take the cable car to Schattenberg, where you start your hike along the Pinzgauer Spaziergang Trail. Enjoy marvellous views of the surrounding mountains while heading for Schmittenhöhe, from where you can again see a panoramic view of more than 30 mountains.

Take a cable car down to Zell am See and then ride a bus back to Maishofen.

Walking distance: 17 km
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what’s included
  • 7 overnight stays in select accommodation, breakfasts included
  • Luggage transfer
  • Welcome meeting (German, Englisch)
  • Cable car tickets (Schattberg)
  • Cable car tickets (Schmittenhöhebahn)
  • Saalbach-Hinterglemm Joker Card (cable car rides, guided tours, outdoor pool and much more)
  • Carefully elaborated route description
  • Detailed travel and tour documents 1x per room (German, English)
  • GPS data is available
  • Service hotline
what's excluded
  • Tourist tax, if due, is not included in the price
  • Bus rides (Saalfelden – Weißbach, Pillersee – Fieberbrunn, Zell am See – Maishofen), approx. EUR 12 per person
Tour details
Availability Every Sat & Sun
Duration 8 days
Tour Type Private Tour
Age Requirement 5 +
guiding method Self-guided/Independent
Maximum altitude 1220 meters
Trek difficulty Medium
Starts/Ends Salzburg, Austria/ Salzburg, Austria
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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: By train to Zell am See, from there a short bus or taxi ride. The cost is approximately EUR 15 per taxi to Maishofen Parking: free hotel car park available, no reservation required
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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