8 days
Luggage transfer
Dog friendly

Prepare to embark on a magnificent eight-day mountain hiking journey that takes you through the picturesque regions where Bavaria, Tyrol, and South Tyrol seamlessly converge, blending natural beauty and cultural diversity. As you traverse breathtaking hiking trails, you’ll have the opportunity to explore traditional alpine huts, serene mountain landscapes, and awe-inspiring gorges. Additionally, you’ll savor the delectable culinary treasures of three distinct regions—Bavaria, Austria, and South Tyrol.

Tour Highlights:

  • Partnachklamm and Elmauer Alm: Commence your adventure in Garmisch-Partenkirchen by hiking through the awe-inspiring Partnachklamm. Journey up Wamberg, which offers captivating vistas, and make your way to the charming Elmauer Alm. Raging waterfalls cascade over the rocks, and rustic wooden steps guide you through the impressive Partnachklamm Gorge, eventually leading you to Tyrol’s Elmauer Alm.
  • Three-Country Border Stone: Traverse state borders as you transition into Tyrol, embarking on a remarkable journey to the three-country border stone. Here, at the meeting point of Austria, Italy, and Switzerland, you’ll experience a unique blend of culture and geography, making it a truly exceptional stop on your hiking adventure.
  • Reschen Lake and Sunken Church: Explore the enchanting Reschen Lake in South Tyrol, renowned for its submerged church tower—an iconic sight that adds a touch of magic to your hiking odyssey.

Immerse yourself in the natural wonders and culinary delights that await you on this cross-border hiking expedition, where each day unfolds new adventures and unforgettable memories. Your journey kicks off in the enchanting town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen and culminates in the rejuvenating spa town of Meran. Get ready for an extraordinary alpine experience, marked by stunning landscapes and rich cultural encounters!

Don’t miss the opportunity to embark on this epic eight-day alpine hiking odyssey, where stunning landscapes and cultural wonders await at every turn. Book your adventure now and experience the beauty of three regions interwoven in one magnificent journey.

Seven nights in 3-star hotels breakfast
All nights in 3-star hotels Welcome briefing
Maps and gpx-files Service helpline
Cable car and train passes for transfer Luggage transfer




Additional information

MonthAugust, July, June, September


Arrival in the famous olympic town Garmisch-Partenkirchen beckons you to explore: discover the beautiful pedestrian zone, the traditionally painted houses and cozy beergardens.


<strong>Garmisch – Mittenwald</strong>

Walk past the renowned ski-jumping hill and through the imposing Partnachklamm-ravine, where a roaring mass of water has dug deep into the rock . Via Mount Wamberg you walk to the Elmauer Alp and continue through blooming meadows and valleys to Lake Lauter- and Lake Ferchensee. You stay overnight in Mittenwald, renowned for violin making and ‚Lüftlmalerei‘ (a kind of trompe l’oeil on houses).

Tour Data:
Distance: 20 km
Up: 750 m
Down: 500 m
Hours: 5 hours


<strong>Mittenwald – Leutasch</strong>

Today you leave Bavaria and head for the Tyrolean mountain world! The Geisterklamm-ravine situated high above a gorge awaits for you to walk through it on bridges and footbridges. After that you hike through a splendid high mountain valley, which is also the location of the popular holiday destination Leutasch, surrounded by mountain chains.

Tour Data:
Distance: 14 km
Up: 200 m
Down: 0 m
Hours: 4 hours


<strong>Leutasch – Landeck</strong>

Remote hill moor areas and forests lead you to the crossover onto the ‚Buchner Höhe‘. Past walls of rock of the
‚Hohen Munde‘ along a beautiful hiking trail downhill into the green Inn-river valley. From the historic market town Telfs you take the train, which takes you to your Day Finish Landeck with views onto the famous mountains with glaciers of the Ötztaler and Pitztaler Alps.

Tour Data:
Distance: 14 km
Up: 150 m
Down: 650 m
Hours: 4-5 hours


<strong>Landeck – Reschen</strong>

Transfer onto the Reschen-pass and by cable car to Mutzkopf, where you start your hike to Lake Schwarzsee and Lake Grünsee. You ascend as far as the three-nation border stone, where you get to stand exactly on the border. between Italy, Austria and Switzerland. You descend via alps to the giant Lake Reschensee, with your same-named Day Finish Reschensee. Welcome to Italy!

Tour Data:
Distance: 14 km
Up: 550 m
Down: 850 m
Hours: 5 hours


<strong>Reschen – Naturns</strong>

Short bus journey along Lake Reschensee with a view onto the sunken church of Graun to the trailhead. The hiking tour in the nature reserve on Lake Haidersee leads you downhill into the Alpine dairy village of Burgeis and then via diverse paths across meadows and ‚Waalweg‘-paths (ancient water channels) to Schluderns and by train through vineyards and orchards to Naturns.

Tour Data:
Distance: 17 km
Up: 100 m
Down: 600 m
Hours: 4-5 hours


<strong>Naturns – Meran</strong>

You walk along a panorama-trail with great views all the way to the streams of the ‚Sagenweg‘-path. Along the
many Waalweg-paths traditional wine taverns invite you again and again to have a break . In the afternoon you
reach the ‚Tappeiner Promenade‘, whose exotic floral splendor you follow as far as the cathedral square of Meran. Now you have reached the end destination of your impressive hiking week and get to toast to your experiences in the pretty centre of Meran.

Tour Data:
Distance: 19 km
Up: 400 m
Down: 600 m
Hours: 5 hours



Breakfast and departure

Equipment and clothing to bring for Alpine hikes and runs
We’ve compiled a list of essential items you’ll need to take on your adventure in the Great Outdoors. While each trip has its own minimum requirements, we have split the list into “need-to-have” and “nice-to-haves”.

Need to have:

Lightweight, waterproof shell
Sunscreen with a high factor
Smartphone with a relevant trip app and a WhatsApp and code number for your local representative
Survival blanket
Thin hat, cap, and thin gloves (merino or similar)
Daypack for hiking (tours with luggage transport)
Duffel bag or similar (trips with luggage transport) — DO NOT pack in suitcases.
30 L rucksack on trips up to six days (without luggage transport)
40 L rucksack on trips of more than six days (without luggage transport)
Quick-drying inner layer
Shorts (quick drying)
Technical t-shirt (quick drying)
Fleece sweater for cool evenings
A pair of comfortable jogging bottoms or similar for the cabins
Good mountain shoes — trail running shoes or hiking boots
Light towel
Water bottle (1.5 L)
A pair of thick socks or light slippers (you can often borrow a pair in the cabins)
A few energy bars, fruits or similar snacks for the trip
Sheet liner — can also be purchased on-site (only if you are staying in a dormitory)
Small first aid kit
Comped or similar
Sleeping bag (on selected tours)

Nice to have:

Walking poles
Power bank
Sandals for the cabins
Plastic bags to keep things dry

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