Innsbruck to Salzburg Hike & Bike

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 15
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-20335
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Innsbruck, Austria
  • Ends Salzburg, Austria
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Exploring the pretty alpine towns of Innsbruck and Salzburg
  • Hiking the Austrian Alps and visiting the Krimmler Waterfalls
  • Cycling through the changing landscape of the Zillertal Valley
  • Soaking up the warm hospitality of family run hotels en route
The tour "Innsbruck To Salzburg Hike & Bike" starts from Innsbruck and ends in Salzburg. This is a walking trip that takes 10 days taking you through Innsbruck, Salzburg, Kaprun, Zell Am See and 4 other destinations in Austria and Germany. This is a self-guided private tour that includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Ascend high passes of the Austrian Alps on foot and journey along picturesque valleys by bike. The Austrian Alps high above Innsbruck lend themselves to mountain hiking whilst the valleys connecting alpine towns en route to Salzburg are ideal for cycling. This is a trip which combines both activities to ensure you get the most out of the region. From the ski town of Innsbruck to the historic town of Salzburg there are numerous natural and cultural attractions. Hike to one of the highest waterfalls in Europe, pass tiny ski villages in the Zillertal Valley, take a guided tour of the Moserboden dam or visit an old salt mine or beer brewery. At night soak in the hospitality of our specially chosen hotels whilst dining on local culinary delights.
  • Day 1 : Arrive Innsbruck
  • Day 2 : Cable car to high above the Inn Valley, walk the Zirbenweg Stone Pine Path, return to Innsbruck by cable car (2.5-4hrs)
  • Day 3 : Cycle along the Inn River past historic towns to the entrance of the Zillertal Valley (45km/28mi)
  • Day 4 : Gentle uphill cycle into the Zillertal Valley, transfer via Gerlos Pass from Zell am Ziller to Krimml (25-40km/15.5-25mi)
  • Day 5 : Pass the Krimml waterfall and an alpine valley in the national park (1.5-4.5hrs)
  • Day 6 : Cycle along the Salzach River Valley to Zell am See (65km/40.5mi)
  • Day 7 : Hike around Zell am See-Kaprun (2-4hrs)
  • Day 8 : Cycle around the lake then past hamlets and impressive gorges to Lofer (45-60km/28-37mi)
  • Day 9 : Cycle along the river Saalach to Salzburg (50km/31mi)
  • Day 10 : Trip concludes
  • 9 nights in 3-4 star hotels on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities
  • 9 breakfasts - Continental breakfasts are served and usually consist of breads, jams, meats, cheeses, coffee, tea and juices.
  • Transfer Gerlos Pass including bike (day 4)
  • Luggage Transfer, 1 piece maximum 20kg, supplement applies for excess
  • 24 speed bike with panniers, lock, helmet and repair kit (e-bikes available - supplement applies)
  • Information pack including route notes, maps per room booked (GPS data files)
  • Tourist card Krimml (free or reduced prices in local sights)
  • Emergency hotline
  • Travel to Innsbruck and from Salzburg
  • Meals not listed as included, drinks
  • Travel insurance - mandatory
  • A supplement will apply if you are travelling solo or book a single room
  • Transfers not noted as included ie: train Zell am See - Hochfilzen (optional on day 8), optional reservoir excursion or cable car Zell/See, bus Tulfes, taxi Zell/See and taxi Krimml (optional), Cable cars - Innsbruck / Glunzeger
  • Transfers not listed included
  • Transfers by taxi or public transport if you need to skip a stage
  • Guide - this is a self guided holiday
  • GPS device - can be rented - supplement applies
  • Local hotel taxes €1-€5 per person per night
  • Excess luggage
  • Items of a personal nature
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Innsbruck to Salzburg Hike & Bike tour. You can cancel the tour up to 72 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 71 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 22 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 22 September 2024, a deposit of 195 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 71 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Innsbruck to Salzburg Hike & Bike tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Innsbruck to Salzburg Hike & Bike 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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