Hiking & nature

Walks in the Niederhorn area

You can enjoy your free time on the Niederhorn in a wide variety of different ways. The funicular and cable car will bring you to the summit.

Alternatively, you can explore on foot using the more than 120 km of hiking and Alpine trails. You can therefore wander over meadows and through forests while breathing in the mountain air and enjoying the views over Lake Thun and peaks that are topped with snow all year round. Nature fans will be in their element thanks to the high moorland of national significance, the Karst limestone areas, and the protected flora, including crocuses, Alpine roses and edelweiss. What’s more, the area is also home to a variety of wild animals. And if you fancy getting up some speed, why not hire a scooter bike at the intermediate station and experience nature along the “Direttissima” or “Flanierama” routes (of 6 km and 12 km respectively)? 

Availability

The Niederhornbahn services run every day from 19 April to 10 November 2019.

Subject to change without prior notice

Rates

Walker’s ticket from Beatenbucht

  • CHF 48.00 Adults
  • CHF 24.00 With Half-Fare travelcard
  • CHF 24.00 Children aged 6 to 16*
  • CHF 38.50 Special**
  • *  Junior travelcard and Children’s Co-travelcard valid, Niederhorn family discount: payment is taken only for the first child, while any other children accompanied by a parent travel for free

    ** Reduced fare with the Beatenberg, Interlaken and Jungfrau region guest cards and the PanoramaCard Thunersee

    GA travelcard: valid from Beatenbucht to Beatenberg

    Example route: Beatenbucht–Niederhorn and from Vorsass–Beatenbucht

Walker’s ticket from Beatenberg

  • CHF 36.00 Adults
  • CHF 18.00 With Half-Fare travelcard
  • CHF 18.00 Children aged 6 to 16*
  • CHF 28.80 Special**
  • *  Junior travelcard and Children’s Co-travelcard valid, Niederhorn family discount: payment is taken only for the first child, while any other children accompanied by a parent travel for free

    ** Reduced fare with the Beatenberg, Interlaken and Jungfrau region guest cards and the PanoramaCard Thunersee

    GA travelcard: Beatenberg-Niederhorn route half-price

    Example route: Beatenberg–Niederhorn and from Vorsass–Beatenberg

 

With the walker’s ticket, you can ride 3 sections and walk 1 section.

Dogs travel free of charge on the funicular and cable car and must be kept on a lead.

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

Notes

Berghaus Niederhorn

Why not finish your excursion to the Niederhorn with a visit to the Berghaus restaurant? Alternatively, from June to October you can order a generously filled picnic basket (either breakfast or lunch) to enjoy on your leisurely walk to your favourite spot. The Berghaus also offers accommodation in small but perfectly formed rooms with a unique panorama over the Bernese Alps.

Tip

Combine your walk with a wildlife observation tour or a scooter bike ride.

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