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Group excursion to the glacier foreland

There are few glacier forelands as easily accessible in the Alps as at the UNESCO-protected Lang Glacier behind Fafleralp.

On a guided tour, you can walk through the diverse vegetation stages of the glacier foreland from Fafleralp to the glacier terminus of the Lang Glacier.

Availability Today (Friday) open

Details available on request

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  • CHF 39.00 Per person
  • Free of charge Children up to the age of 16

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


Meeting point/finish

Start at 10.45 hours and finish at around 15.00 hours at the Fafleralp car park.

Group size

Minimum 6 people.
This easy walk is also suitable for “non-athletes” and children from the age of 7.


The walking time is 3.5 hours. During the walk, there are repeated stops with explanations of the richly diverse vegetation of the meadow region, the various vegetation stages, information on the glacier, etc.


Weatherproof clothing, sun screen, walking shoes, food and drink must be brought along by the participants.

Welcome drink

At the glacier terminus, a welcome drink with glacier water (absinthe) awaits you.

Additional information about the glacier foreland

A practical guide booklet is available for CHF 6.00 from Lötschental Tourismus and other retail outlets in the valley.


Bookings can be made up to 2 days before the preferred date by contacting

Karl Henzen, qualified walking guide and field botanist

Group travel arrangements

Book your group’s travel arrangements at your BLS Travel Centre or online via the group travel order form.

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