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Aim high and conquer exhilarating peaks

Tours of peaks and mountains in the Holiday Region Interlaken

Conquer exhilarating peaks in the Holiday Region Interlaken. With many and various trails to choose from breathtaking treks to mountain peaks, memorable altitude hikes and spectacular pathways over panoramic ridges within your grasp. Most of the clearly signposted routes start amid the alpine landscape and lead up through meadows and forests. Above the tree line, you encounter a typical landscape of upland pastures and rocky crags. Throughout the tour, you keep a firm eye on your destination – the peak.

  • Wide selection of high alpine hikes

  • Spectacular treks to peaks with panoramic views

  • Wonderful mountain tours above the tree line

  • Guided glacier hike across the «UNESCO World Heritage Site Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch»

  • The spectacular Augstmatthorn rises to 2,137 metres above sea level

  • The majestic Morgenberghorn is 2,249 metres above sea level

  • The impressive Sigriswiler Rothorn is 2,051 metres above sea level

Savour the moment on spectacular peaks

Many-faceted mountainsides and ranges, towering rock formations and magnificent peaks guarantee superb views of a glistening landscape of lakes. Hiking in the Holiday Region Interlaken engenders a sense of peace and freedom. True to the saying «carpe diem», getting up early pays great dividends on mountain tours and treks to the peaks. In early hours, the temperatures are wonderfully invigorating, the air is clear and the views are infinite. As your alarm sounds, the first sunrays from the east are already warming the shimmering surface of Lake Thun and sparkling Lake Brienz – and you have a memorable day’s hiking ahead. Pack the rucksack, lace up your hiking boots and set off for adventures over hill and dale. The most remarkable alpine adventures, mountain tours and high altitude hikes await.

Challenging mountain tours for ambitious climbers

Looking for a demanding altitude hike or mountain tour across a challenging ridge? In the Holiday Region Interlaken, you will find exactly what you are looking for. Equipped with sturdy hiking boots, rucksack and weatherproof clothing, you are ready for your mountain hike. Breathtaking high peak experiences in the Bernese Oberland await at the Augstmatthorn, Morgenberghorn and Sigriswiler Rothorn. The trails are tough, breathtakingly beautiful and call for a good level of general fitness. Climbing gear is not necessary; the more technically demanding sections have safety chains. Well signposted trails lead up to the peaks – and once at the top, your efforts are rewarded with sensational 360-degree views.

Augstmatthorn: The finest viewpoint over Lake Brienz

The Augstmatthorn can be scaled via various routes. The shortest route commences on the idyllic Lombachalp; from here the ascent to the peak passes through protected moorland dominated by shades of green and brown and takes around 1.5 to 2 hours. A longer but equally beautiful route leads from Harder Kulm to the Hardergrat and on to the spectacular peak via the «Suggiture», passing through an ibex sanctuary along the way. Below lies turquoise Lake Brienz, while behind you the view is dominated by the majestic Alpine ranges of the Bernese Oberland. To the north, your gaze sweeps across the Hohgant and the untamed protected moorland of the Lombachalp. Carefully selected hiking routes allow you to reach imposing peaks via various start and finish points. The tour conforms to difficulty level T2 on the SAC scale of mountain hikes.

Morgenberghorn: summit tour in a class of its own

The breathtaking panorama stretches across the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau peaks to the Central Plateau and the Canton of Jura; on the lowlands, the shimmering lakes of Thun and Brienz are visible. The experience of the Morgenberghorn peak is something else. The feeling of satisfaction at reaching the peak is so strong, the efforts of the spectacular ascent are soon forgotten. The hike, which offers stunning views at every turn, calls for a good level of fitness and sure footing. The ascent is possible from both Saxeten and Aeschiried. If you are an experienced mountain hiker, you should reach the grand peak in 3-4 hours. The tour conforms to difficulty level T3 on the SAC scale of demanding mountain hikes.

Sigriswiler Rothorn: peak photos at 2,051 metres above sea level

On this superb tour, you traverse an idyllic and undulating landscape of forests and alpine pastures as you climb towards the steep limestone faces of the Sigriswiler Rothorn range. Have reached the daunting summit, you can savour the magical Bernese Oberland vista of four-thousand-metre mountains. Deep blue Lake Thun and the mighty Niesen make the perfect image for your photo to remember. The tour conforms to difficulty level T3 on the SAC scale of demanding mountain hikes.

Experience the Aletsch Glacier at first hand

Looking for the ultimate mountain experience? The adventure of your life is waiting for you on the Aletsch Glacier. Our two-day glacier hike (with overnight stay) traverses the longest glacier in Europe, allowing you to experience this incredible UNESCO natural heritage site. The tour is led by an experienced mountain guide. Find out more about this opportunity. In the winter, the unique tour becomes a breathtaking skiing adventure. The guided tour conforms to difficulty levels T4 to T5 on the SAC scale of demanding alpine hikes.

Peak-level walks for ramblers

Prefer a more relaxing walking experience? In the Holiday Region Interlaken, many places have mountain railways to transport you to the most beautiful viewpoints – so you can experience the magic of mountain peaks in comfort. Even in foggy conditions, the warm sun above the tree line makes the views unforgettable. From the mountain stations at Stockhorn and Niederhorn or on the Brienzer Rothorn or the Niesen, dream views are just a short walk away down broad summit trails.

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