Hiking & nature

Allmenalp–Usser Ueschinen–Kandersteg hiking route

A walk with fantastic views and a number of mountain huts

From the Allmenalp starting point, the route heads towards Alpschelen and then onwards to Usser Ueschinen. From there, you can enjoy a lovely view over Inner Ueschinen with its many mountain chalets. From Usser Ueschinen, the walk follows a gently curving trail back to Kandersteg.

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Notes

Route description

  • Distance: 8 km
  • Elevation difference: Allmenalp 1,723 m – Alpschelen 1,780 m – Usser Ueschinen 1,595 m – Kandersteg 1,176 m
  • Walking time: 2 hours 30 mins
  • Starting point: Allmenalp cable car mountain station

Special notes

The route can be followed in any weather. If you go along Ueschinenstrasse, this walk is also suitable for pushchairs.
The Allmenalp offers a range of opportunities for observing the Alpine fauna and flora. For paragliding enthusiasts, the area is a veritable El Dorado.

From the Allmenalp, you look over the “Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch” UNESCO world heritage site.

Route description

  • Distance: 8 km
  • Elevation difference: Allmenalp 1,723 m – Alpschelen 1,780 m – Usser Ueschinen 1,595 m – Kandersteg 1,176 m
  • Walking time: 2 hours 30 mins
  • Starting point: Allmenalp cable car mountain station

Special notes

The route can be followed in any weather. If you go along Ueschinenstrasse, this walk is also suitable for pushchairs.
The Allmenalp offers a range of opportunities for observing the Alpine fauna and flora. For paragliding enthusiasts, the area is a veritable El Dorado.

From the Allmenalp, you look over the “Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch” UNESCO world heritage site.

Route description

  • Distance: 8 km
  • Elevation difference: Allmenalp 1,723 m – Alpschelen 1,780 m – Usser Ueschinen 1,595 m – Kandersteg 1,176 m
  • Walking time: 2 hours 30 mins
  • Starting point: Allmenalp cable car mountain station

Special notes

The route can be followed in any weather. If you go along Ueschinenstrasse, this walk is also suitable for pushchairs.
The Allmenalp offers a range of opportunities for observing the Alpine fauna and flora. For paragliding enthusiasts, the area is a veritable El Dorado.

From the Allmenalp, you look over the “Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch” UNESCO world heritage site.

Route description

  • Distance: 8 km
  • Elevation difference: Allmenalp 1,723 m – Alpschelen 1,780 m – Usser Ueschinen 1,595 m – Kandersteg 1,176 m
  • Walking time: 2 hours 30 mins
  • Starting point: Allmenalp cable car mountain station

Special notes

The route can be followed in any weather. If you go along Ueschinenstrasse, this walk is also suitable for pushchairs.
The Allmenalp offers a range of opportunities for observing the Alpine fauna and flora. For paragliding enthusiasts, the area is a veritable El Dorado.

From the Allmenalp, you look over the “Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch” UNESCO world heritage site.

Availability Today (Friday) open

13 May to 17 October 2021

Kandersteg-Allmenalp cable car operating times

Daily, every 15 minutes

 

Subject to change without prior notice

Rates

Kandersteg-Allmenalp aerial cableway

  • CHF 14.00 Adults, one-way
  • CHF 20.00 Adults, return
  • CHF 10.00 Concession*, one-way
  • CHF 15.00 Concession*, return
  • CHF 7.00 Children, one-way (aged 6 to 15.99)
  • CHF 10.00 Children, return (aged 6 to 15.99)
  • CHF 10.00 Groups**, one-way
  • CHF 15.00 Groups**, return

* Half-Fare travelcard, guest card, local residents, shareholders

** For groups of 10 or more. With groups of 10 or more, one person travels free.

Junior travelcard and Children’s Co-travelcard are not valid.

Prices in CHF incl. VAT / Prices and products subject to alteration

MagicBlue Kandersteg

Deep-blue Lake Oeschinen lying in the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the hidden Arven lakes on Sunnbüel, and the inviting Allmenalp above its four waterfalls. It’s not only the MagicBlue Pass that raises the curtain on these three natural stages in Kandersteg. Because hotel guests can now also enjoy excursions to the magic of the Alps without any worries – from three overnight stays in Kandersteg, mountain transport is included in the price. 

  • MagicBlue-Pass 1 PASS, 2 LAKES, 3 CABLE CARS (Oeschinensee, Sunnbüel, Allmenalp)
  • MagicBlue + From just 3 overnight stays, enjoy MagicBlue experiences for free.

Notes

Route description

  • Distance: 8 km
  • Elevation difference: Allmenalp 1,723 m – Alpschelen 1,780 m – Usser Ueschinen 1,595 m – Kandersteg 1,176 m
  • Walking time: 2 hours 30 mins
  • Starting point: Allmenalp cable car mountain station

Special notes

The route can be followed in any weather. If you go along Ueschinenstrasse, this walk is also suitable for pushchairs.
The Allmenalp offers a range of opportunities for observing the Alpine fauna and flora. For paragliding enthusiasts, the area is a veritable El Dorado.

From the Allmenalp, you look over the “Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch” UNESCO world heritage site.

Notes

Route description

  • Distance: 8 km
  • Elevation difference: Allmenalp 1,723 m – Alpschelen 1,780 m – Usser Ueschinen 1,595 m – Kandersteg 1,176 m
  • Walking time: 2 hours 30 mins
  • Starting point: Allmenalp cable car mountain station

Special notes

The route can be followed in any weather. If you go along Ueschinenstrasse, this walk is also suitable for pushchairs.
The Allmenalp offers a range of opportunities for observing the Alpine fauna and flora. For paragliding enthusiasts, the area is a veritable El Dorado.

From the Allmenalp, you look over the “Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch” UNESCO world heritage site.

How to get there

Take the train to Kandersteg. After leaving the station turn right and follow the signs "Allmenalpbahn". The walk to the valley station takes about 10 minutes.

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