Discoverer’s Tour - 7 days / 6 nights

Routing:

Additional access points on day 4 or 6

1st Day: Individual arrival in Ramsau beneath Mount Dachstein. Overnight stay in Ramsau.

2nd Day: For the alpine hike to Guttenberg lodge two variants are possible:

1. Walk from the hotel over the Ramsau plateau and ascent on trail 616 to Guttenberg lodge. Recommended in cloudy and foggy weather conditions. ~6,5 km, 4-5 hrs, altitude difference up 1044 m / down 69 m
2. Ascent by cable car to the Dachstein glacier (to be paid on spot). High altitude hike on trail 674 to Guttenberg lodge ~9,5 km, 4-5 hrs, altitude difference up 264 m / down 861 m

Overnight stay at Guttenberg lodge.
Luggage transfer from the Tuerlwand to Groebming where you spend the following night (Overnight backpack and hut sleeping bag* for the night at the Guttenberg lodge have to be carried by yourself)

ATTENTION: If you decide to take the route via the Dachstein Glacier it is very important to make a reservation for your gondola ride here: www.derdachstein.at/en - at minimum 1 week in advance. Otherwise the gondola could be fully booked.
For the reservation guests are responsible for themselves.

3th Day: High altitude hike from Guttenberg lodge over the plateau “Am Stein” and Grafenbergalm to the Stoderzinken. ~13 km, 6 hrs, altitude difference up 552 m / down 860 m
Overnight stay at the Steiner Haus above Groebming.

4th Day: Hike from the Stoderzinken past the Notgasse (rock gorge with up to 2000 year old chiselled rock art) to the Viehbergalm and further over the Hochmuehleck to the Steinitzenalm. ~17 km, 6 hrs, altitude difference up 552 m / down 1370 m
Overnight stay at the Steinitzenalm lodge (or descent to Bad Mitterndorf, + ~ 1 hour).
Luggage transfer from Groebming to Steinitzenalm lofge or Bad Mitterndorf

5th Day: By train from Bad Mitterndorf to Bad Aussee. Hike through the Koppen valley along the Traun River to Obertraun and to the train station of Hallstatt. We recommend a visit of the Koppenbrüller Cave in this area. Ferry ride to Hallstatt.
~15 km, 4-5 hrs, altitude difference up 166 m / down 286 m
Overnight stay in Hallstatt
Luggage transfer from Steinitzenalm lodge or Bad Mitterndorf to Hallstatt

6th Day: Take the Salzberg funicular railway from Hallstatt Lahn to the entrance of the salt mine “Hallstaetter Salzwelten”, further beneath Mount Plassen to the Rossalm and Gosau ~13 km, 6 h, altitude difference up 817 m/ down 902 m
Overnight stay in Gosau.
Luggage transport from Hallstatt to Gosau.

7th Day: Individual departure or transfer from Gosau to Ramsau, the starting point of the tour.

Arrangement:

6 x Overnight stay with breakfast (4 x ***inns/hotel, 2 x in hut – double rooms or communal bunks, hut sleeping bags mandatory)
1 x Schladming-Dachstein Summercard (for the overnight stay in Ramsau)
1 x Train ticket Bad Mitterndorf/Pichl Kainisch to Bad Aussee
1 x Boat trip from Obertraun to Hallstatt
1 x Ascent with the Salt mountain funicular railway
1 x Hiking map (1 x per room)
1 x Dachstein guide-book (1 x per room)
4 x Luggage transfer - max. 2 pcs./person and max. 25 kg/piece of luggage
6 x Local Taxes
Daily service hotline from 09.00 - 19.00 (also on weekends)

Rates for arrangements per person in €:
15.06.- 02.10.2018
***hotel/inn in double room (communal bunks in hut) 567,-
Supplement half board (3 course dinner in inns/hotels and partly also in huts otherwise 1 course hikers-meal in huts) 135,-
Supplement 4 x single room (communal bunks in huts) 90,-

Supplement for transfer Gosau - Ramsau

Supplement per additonal person

165,-

15,-

Additional night double room with breakfast 55,-
Additional night double room in Hallstatt with breakfast 67,-
Additional night supplement for half board 17,-
Additional night supplement for single room 12,-
Mountain guide on request
Day of arrival daily

Notes on staying at an Alpine lodge:

  • * Hut sleeping bag: blankets are available in the huts; necessary but mandatory is only a     lightweight cotton/silk sleeping bag liner
  • Overnight stay in communal bunks or multi-bed rooms. Double rooms on request possible, except at Hofpurgl lodge and Goiserer lodge. The hosts will always try to accommodate travellers who are not used to communal bunks in their own rooms if at all possible.
  • Dogs on request; not allowed in the sleeping areas. Attended stay in the winter room possible, partly dog kennels available, extra costs to be paid on spot.

We recommend travel cancellation insurance.
The standard terms and conditions of the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH apply in the current version.

Due to enviromental reasons we recommend to arrive and depart by public transportation.

Booking

Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH
Götzstraße 12
4820 Bad Ischl
Tel: 06132 / 24 000 71
Email: rundwanderweg@salzkammergut.co.at