Costa Rica Traverse

I have postponed sending this letter until now so as to be uninfluenced by post-trip emotions, as it were. But even 9 months on, I still cannot help but praise this expedition. It was a wonderful mixture of guides & people. The grade was enough to focus you on the task in hand, and to get a real feeling & respect for the land. The kindness & generosity displayed by ALL of the WE representatives on the trip all complimented the experience, turning it away from a regular organised expedition and into something more - something that has fed and quickened soul - and for adventure. Thank you.

Simon Stuart | Gloucester
 
 

Walking in Bavaria - Guided

Explore by foot the stunning Berchtesgaden National Park and Lake Königsee - a pristine fjord like lake. Located in a romantic, mysterious and unique region, the lake is surrounded by an imposing mountain landscape. Walking through mountain passes below high rocky summits, we discover beautiful valleys, waterfalls, gorges and rivers. En route there will be opportunities to view the numerous attractions of the region including Eagles Nest, Adolf Hitler's famous headquarters; the historic Austrian village of Golling; Hohenwerfen Castle, backdrop of many WWII films; and Mt Jenner lookout with its stunning views of more than 100 German and Austrian peaks. Our evenings are spent in superb 3 star mountain hotels where we enjoy hearty German cuisine and relax with a Bavarian beer or two.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Join Berchtesgaden/Schönau
DAY 2 Walk through Berchtesgaden National Park to Seisenberg Gorge and Weißbach (5-6hrs)
DAY 3 Traverse alpine pastures and descend to village of Dienten (5.5hrs)
DAY 4 To mountain Hotel Mühlbach (5-6hrs)
DAY 5 Rest day
DAY 6 Walk to Salzach Valley, visit fantastic fortress of 'Hohenwerfen', then by train to Golling (4.5hrs)
DAY 7 Ascend Jenner Peak through the Bluntautal Valley and descend by cable car to Lake Königsee, viewing the famous 'Eagles Nest' en route (6-7hrs)
DAY 8 Trip concludes

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Trip Code: WIB
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  8 days
Activities:  Inn to Inn Walking
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