What To Expect
Admire the pristine landscape of Tessin, the southern most region of Switzerland. With its natural balance of mountain, hill and lowland and temperate climate, the region is an agreeable place to be in any season. Have a fascinating taste of what Tessin has to offer on this 2-day guided tour across the most impressive hiking destinations in the region. Your Swiss Alpine Club member and biking enthusiast tour guide will organize the tour and make sure that it suits your level of fitness and experience.
An activity which requires good to excellent fitness levels, you will need to be sure-footed and should not have fear of heights. Cross majestic mountain passes, follow majestic trails to beautiful mountain lakes and admire the rich flora and fauna in this southern part of the country.
Be enthralled as you cross from Leventina over Verzasca all the way to Maggiatal. You may depart from the regions major cities - Bellinzona, Lugano or Locarno. Hop on a bicycle and take a trip through Centovalli or Lukmanier pass to make your adventure more thrilling. For cross country skiing, the high altitude of Engadine will astound you.
After registration, a consultation will take place regarding options for extensions, grades of difficulty, meeting point and start time, overnight accommodations, deferral dates, or alternative programs in the event of precarious weather conditions. An equipment list, travel tips, and advice on maps round off the preparations.
Guided hiking tour
Hotel pick up and drop off
Half-board mountain huts or hotel accommodation
Meals and drinks
Transport costs to and from Zürich
Bike or cross country ski rental if needed (max. 100 CHF)
Optional activity costs
Tips and gratuities
Participants may choose to extend the tour up to three days. For a third day for one-two people, an additional charge of 240 CHF cash should be paid after the start of the tour.
When a 1-day tour takes place instead of a 2-day tour, 1/3 of the price paid will be refunded in cash.
If the tour does not take place due to unforeseen circumstance or inclement weather, 2/3 of the booking sum will be reimbursed, the rest is forfeited to cover the cost of the preparations.
For cabin stays, participants are required to bring a sleeping bag liner.
Please wear appropriate hiking clothes and shoes.
Tour duration is approximately 2-3 days.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.
2 hours and 15 minutes
2 days / 1 night