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The Alpine Pass Route

The Alpine Pass Route - UTracks
The Alpine Pass Route - UTracks
Starts
Engelberg
+10 Destinations
Swiss Alps
Ends
Saanen
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Highlights

Start in Engelberg and end in Saanen! With the self-guided tour The Alpine Pass Route, you have a 14 day tour package taking you through Engelberg, Switzerland and 11 other destinations in Switzerland. The Alpine Pass Route includes accommodation in a hotel as well as meals, transport and more.
Age range
2 to 99 year olds
Accommodation
Hotel, Hut
Max Group Size
20
Travel style
Self-Guided, Adventure, Mountain Hikes, Discovery, Hiking & Trekking
Operator
UTracks

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Arrive Engelberg
  2. Day 2: Engelberg to Engstlenalp 14 km/8.7 miles, 4.5 h
  3. Day 3: Engstlenalp to Meiringen 17 km/10.5 miles, 4.5 h
  4. Day 4: Meiringen to Grindelwald 21 km/13 miles, 7.5 h
  5. Day 5: Rest day in Grindelwald
  6. Day 6: Grindelwald to Lauterbrunnen 19 km/11.8 miles, 6.3 h
  7. Day 7: In Lauterbrunnen
  8. Day 8: Lauterbrunnen to Griesalp/Golderli 21 km/ 13 miles, 9.5 h, can be shortened
  9. Day 9: Griesalp-Golderli to Kandersteg 15 km/9.3 miles, 7.5 h
  10. Day 10: In Kandersteg
  11. Day 11: Kandersteg to Adelboden 16 km/10 miles, 6.5 h
  12. Day 12: Adelboden to Lenk 11 km/6.83 miles, 5 h
  13. Day 13: Lenk to Saanen 14 km/8.7 miles, 5 h
  14. Day 14: Arrangements end after breakfast

Travel guide

Prepare for an adventure in this stunning destination with our travel guide.

What's included

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  • Meals

  • Transport

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  • Guide

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  • Michelle Totman's review about another UTracks tour
    4.0 - Good

    The guide was more concerned about staying on schedule than safety. She had no apparent passion for the area and the beauty it contained. She spoke French over 80% of the time despite the fact that 7 of the 11 people on the tour were English-only speakers.... Read more

  • Bernhard Schiele's review about another UTracks tour
    4.0 - Good

    Great experience as it was the 1st time doing a hiking trip of this length. Outstanding scenery and landscape along the hike. Accommodations were clean and maintained. It would have helped if the guide would have spoken slightly better English but all in... Read more

  • Tina Greener's review about another UTracks tour
    4.0 - Good

    Matthew was amazing. World class guide. The tour description did not match the actual schedule (no gondola day #1). Unfortunately, those of us in good hiking fitness were held back by those less fit. That was frustrating to hike then wait over and over... Read more

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Questions & Answers

Here we have collected and answered the most frequently asked questions about this tour.

  • Does the tour include transport of our luggage from one accommodation to another?

    Luggage transfers are included on this tour for every day except for the two mountain inns on night 2 and night 8.

  • What are accommodations included?

    You will have 10 nights accommodation in 2‑3 stars hotels, 1 tourist class hotel on a twin share basis with ensuite facilities & 2 nights in mountain huts.

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    Very easy to book and very responsive to any questions you may have.

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About the countries

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Location
Engelberg is the starting point and Saanen is the endpoint.
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Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 8 November 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 8 November 2019, a minimum payment of $500 is required to confirm your booking with UTracks. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 75 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
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Some departure dates and prices may vary and UTracks will contact you with any discrepancies before your booking is confirmed.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 104 km.
  • Engelberg (Switzerland)
  • 5 km
  • Jochpass (Switzerland)
  • 17 km
  • Meiringen (Switzerland)
  • 10 km
  • Grosse Scheidegg (Switzerland)
  • 6 km
  • Grindelwald (Switzerland)
  • 7 km
  • Kleine Scheidegg (Switzerland)
  • 4 km
  • Lauterbrunnen (Switzerland)
  • 12 km
  • Griesalp (Switzerland)
  • 9 km
  • Kandersteg (Switzerland)
  • 9 km
  • Adelboden (Switzerland)
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