8 Day Austrian Alpine Walking Tour

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2 Strobl, 2 Bad Ischl, 2 Gmunden
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Standard - 3 star
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    • 2 Easy Days | up to 4 hours of walking a day, easy walking on mostly flat terrain, accessible to all travelers in good health 3 Moderate Days | 4-6 hours of walking a day, hilly with some steep or uneven terrain, travelers should be physically fit and prepared for several hours of activity

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    2 Strobl, 2 Bad Ischl, 2 Gmunden

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Group sizeSmall Group - 24 max
Age range18 years and up
Flights and transportAll internal ground transport included
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  • Europe


  • Hallstatt
  • Salzburg

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    • Small groups of maximum 22 travelers guaranteed Round trip flights New York-Salzburg, Salzburg-New York Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices Airline taxes & fuel surcharges 6 nights accommodations
    • 2 nights Strobl 2 nights Bad Ischl 2 nights Gmunden Hotel taxes, fees & service charges Hotel porterage All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates† 10 meals: 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned vehicle Services of English-speaking hiking guide throughout Additional English-speaking guide for groups of 11-22 travelers Entrance fees per itinerary Active itinerary with unique cultural features

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This itinerary requires a high level of physical fitness with up to 5 hours of walking per day. The route and activities are subject to change. Please see the "Is This Trip Right for You?" section and the Trip Preparation tab for more information.

DAY 1, Saturday - Depart for Austria
Depart for Austria

DAY 2, Sunday - Arrive in Salzburg, Transfer to Strobl on Lake Wolfgangsee
Arrive in Salzburg, and transfer to your hotel in Strobl, an alpine village on the shores of Lake Wolfgangsee. Balance of the day is at leisure. Your tour will begin with an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 6 PM, followed by a light dinner. We recommend that you select flights which arrive no later than 4 PM Overnight: Strobl Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Monday - Hike to Gschwendt, Cogwheel Train to Schafberg Mountain, St. Wolfgang
Starting in Strobl, hike towards Gschwendt, through the Blinklingmoos Nature Reserve, following the former railway track from Bad Ischl to Salzburg. Upon arrival in Gschwendt, cross the lake via ferry to get to the lower station of the famous cogwheel train, that will ta...
DAY 4, Tuesday - Hallstatt, Visit Salt Mines, Hike to Waldbachstrub Waterfall
This morning, travel to the town of Hallstatt, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, nestled amidst steep mountains and Hallstatt Lake. On arrival, board the cable car up Mount Salzberg to visit the salt mines*, dating back to 5,000 B.C. Take a guided tour through the mines and ...
DAY 5, Wednesday - Brine Pipeline Trail to Bad Goisern, Annamax Mustard Factory
Begin your scenic hike along the historical Brine Pipeline Trail to Bad Goisern. The path takes you through the Inner Salzkammergut region surrounded by majestic mountains and picturesque little villages. Arrive at the town of Bad Goisern, and visit the Annamax Mustard F...
DAY 6, Thursday - Hike Around Langbathsee Lakes, Travel to Gmunden, Cooking Class
Depart Bad Ischl and travel to the market town of Ebensee. Begin your hike around the picturesque Langbathseen lakes. During your hike, admire the breathtaking mountain scenery and crystal-clear water. Afterward, proceed to the town of Gmunden on Lake Traunsee and check ...
DAY 7, Friday - Gruenberg Mountain, Hike to Laudachsee Lake
Begin the day with a short walk to the Gruenberg cable car station. Board the cable car that will take you up to the peak of Gruenberg Mountain. From here, walk along the Salzkammergut treetop trail, offering breathtaking views over the Salzkammergut area. Afterward, emb...
DAY 8, Saturday - Depart Austria
Transfer to the airport in Salzburg for your departure flight Meals: Breakfast

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