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A Panoramic View of Rocky Ranges and Mellow Meadows

This tour in a nutshell

Head to the Austrian border with us on this guided day trip to the cute town of Mittenwald. The houses here are covered with the famous "Lüftlmalerei" – a fresco painting technique with a stunning trompe-l’œil-effect that is typical of the region. From the old town, we hike toward to a couple mountain lakes that are nestled at the foot of the Wetterstein and Karwendel mountains. Learn about the cultural landscapes and the dramatic geology of the area on your way.

We continue our hike up the mountain for amazing 360° views of the region with its dramatic rocky mountain ranges and more mellow meadows. It will seem like an effort, but the views will make it worth your while! And on the way down, a hearty lunch and a cold beer await the ambitious hiker.

This tour can also be arranged without the summit and we can also adapt the itinerary as we go along.​

Short facts

  • Guided mid-level hike

  • Hiking distance:  max. 12 km

  • Hiking time: max. 5 h

  • Elevation gain: max. 565 m

  • Meet-up at Munich central station: 8.15 am

  • Train / bus ride: approx. 1h50 h one way

  • Total duration: approx. 9h30 (depending on walking speed / transport)

What's included

  • Your personal knowledgeable guide

  • Public transportation tickets

  • Hiking poles, basic raincoats

  • Snacks to keep you going between meals

What's extra

  • Food and drink

What to bring for your hike

  • Sturdy walking shoes with profile / grip

  • Sunglasses

  • Warm clothes (several layers) – the weather can change quickly in and near the mountains

  • Water (1.5 to 2 litres)

  • ID for the train

Fitness level

Please see our "Must know" section for more info on the required fitness levels.​


Please note that the return time may vary according to the amount of time we spend hiking as well as the public transport from and to Munich. Please let us know if you have any time restrictions. 

Due to the weather conditions, we may have to opt for a different hiking destination at short notice. Kindly check your e-mail the night before your tour. If you haven't heard from us after 7 pm, the tour goes ahead as planned. Otherwise, we will send you all the details regarding the new plan. All our tours are equally beautiful, so don't worry – you will enjoy the alternative tour just as much!

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