Hiking & nature

Engstligenalp Walking Region

Engstligenalp is a unique high Alpine plateau located far above Adelboden at 2,000 metres above sea level.

It is the starting point of many beautiful hikes and walks, including to the two awe-inspiring waterfalls.


Operating times, Bergbahnen Engstligenalp cable cars

13 June to 25 October 2020
08.30–17.10 hours

Cable car rides every 20 minutes
Last ascent 16.50 Hours


Subject to change without prior notice



Engstligenalp aerial cableway 1/1

  • CHF 22.00 Adults, one-way
  • CHF 32.00 Adults, return
  • CHF 9.00 Children (6–15 anni), one-way
  • CHF 12.00 Children (6–15 anni), return

Engstligenalp aerial cableway concession

  • CHF 11.00 Adults, one-way
  • CHF 16.00 Adults, return
  • CHF 4.50 Children (6–15 anni), one-way
  • CHF 6.00 Children (6–15 anni), return

    Reduced price for GA travelcard, Half-Fare travelcard, Swisscard, Regiopass, staff rate, SwissPass and children with the Junior travelcard / Children’s Co-travelcard

Engstligenalp aerial cableway group tariffs

  • CHF 16.00 Adults, one-way
  • CHF 24.00 Adults, return
  • CHF 7.00 Children (6–15 anni), one-way
  • CHF 10.00 Children (6–15 anni), return

    Group tariffs apply for groups of 10 or more people


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


Engstligenalp raclette hut – a traditional mountain hut is transformed into a cosy restaurant

In autumn, once the cows have left their summer pastures, the traditional Alpine hut belonging to the Aellig family and situated on Engstligenalp above Adelboden is transformed into a raclette hut. Within the blink of an eye, the cowshed is transformed into a cosy restaurant. The inviting atmosphere and the tasty raclette, which is produced in the farmhouse, provide a perfect excuse to relax and enjoy.

Mountain bikes

These are not permitted on Engstligenalp, as it is a nature reserve.


Climb the Wildstrubel in the company of a mountain guide. Following a 4- to 5-hour ascent over cliffs and glaciers, you will reach the summit at 3,243 metres above sea level and can drink in the spectacular view, which extends out over Valais and as far as the Jura mountains.

“Chäligang” via ferrata

The easy “Chäligang” via ferrata runs along the beautiful waterfalls from Adelboden up to Engstligenalp.

Summer family hit

Benefit from the family hit offer of Bergbahnen Engstligenalp AG and pay only CHF 56.00 for the whole family’s return ride on the aerial cableway (2 adults, max. 4 children). The Globi cableway is a particularly exciting attraction for families.

Walks starting from Engstligenalp

Walks to Engstligenalp

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