Overland Track

This is a fabulous trip for moderately fit people - age we found is no bar.
Victor and Ashley our guides were very encouraging, and we were lucky with beautiful weather. Cool at night and mostly fine days. The camp cooking was exceptional for wilderness cuisine. The wild flowers were stunning especially the prickly scaparia, of many hues. The buttongrass moorlands with mountains behid were vistas from heaven. This should be on all eco-friendly Australians' bucket list.

A & N Bencke | Dudley, NSW
 
 

Bernese Oberland for Families

A walk through the stunning Bernese Oberland region in Switzerland in the company of families. Introducing younger family members to the delights of alpine walking in a landscape dominated by high peaks, many over 4000m is a truly rewarding experience. The walking route follows a figure of eight with Grindelwald, being the central point, along classic mountain trails to charming mountain refuges. There are numerous highlights as you walk with views from a variety of vantage points of vast glaciers that tumble from some of the highest peaks in Switzerland including the Eiger (3970m) and Jungfrau (4158m). The quality of overnight mountain huts is exceptional as is the nightly cuisine, ensuring you experience traditional Swiss alpine hospitality at its best.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Grindelwald (access from Interlaken), meet with donkeys and guide and walk to Waldspitz (5hrs)
DAY 2 Stunning mountain vistas surround us en route to Grosse Scheidegg (4hrs)
DAY 3 Descend through alpine pastures to Grindelwald (3hrs)
DAY 4 The Eiger dominates our walk as we take in the mountains from a different perspective (3.5hrs)
DAY 5 Ascend to the high pass of Kleine Scheidegg (2.5hrs) or optional train
DAY 6 Ascend to Männlichen for views over the Oberland region to Lake Thun and Interlaken (2hrs)
DAY 7 Return to Grindelwald (3hrs), trip concludes

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Trip Code: UBF
Trip Grading: Moderate
Duration:  7 days
Activities:  Inn to Inn Walking Family Adventures
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