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Lötschental High-Elevation Trail

The 16.8-km-long Fafleralp-Lauchernalp-Faldumalp High-Elevation Trail is one of the most magnificent routes of its kind.

It runs through fragrant forests and over richly blossoming Alpine meadows. High above the walking trail, the glacier-covered Petersgrat stands in contrast to the verdant green of the forests and meadows, accompanied by the nearly 4,000-metre-tall mountain giant, the Bietschhorn.

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    Availability

    Available daily from 5 June to 31 October 2021

    Operating hours cable car Wiler-Lauchernalp

    5 June to 31 October 2021 08.25–18.25 hours
    10 July to 15 August 2021 08.25–20.25 hours

    Subject to change without prior notice

    Rates

    Included in the offer price

    •  20% discount on a single cable car ride Wiler-Lauchernalp and 1 coffee or 3 dl mineral water in the panorama restaurant Zudili on the Lauchernalp.

    High-Elevation Trail

    The Lötschental High-Elevation Trail can be accessed for free.

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

    Notes

    Fafleralp–Lauchernalp–Faldumalp (16.8 km)

    4 hours 50 minutes

    From Faldumalp, either walk to Ferden (or take the postbus from Ferden Schulhaus to Goppenstein) or directly to Goppenstein.
    On the route between Fafleralp and the Lauchernalp mountain station, you will find the Lötschental Legend Trail.

    Faldumalp–Ferden

    50 mins

    Faldumalp–Goppenstein

    1 hour 30 minutes

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    How to get there

    Travel comfortably by train to Goppenstein. From Goppenstein station the post bus (direction Blatten/Fafleralp) takes you to within 30 minutes to the Fafleralp. 

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