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Guided snow shoe tour on the Niederhorn

Enjoy the incomparable evening mood in beautiful natural surroundings when you take a snow shoe tour with other snow shoe enthusiasts

A guide will accompany you every Friday and Saturday evening on a snow shoe tour, lasting approximately two hours, through the wintry countryside on the Niederhorn. After that, you can enjoy a delicious fondue with local mountain cheese in the Bärgrestaurant Vorsass.

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Snow shoe tour with guide, snow shoes and poles are provided, break with mulled wine, dinner after the tour in the Bärgrestaurant Vorsass.
Stylish headlamps to improve visibility during the tour are available at the Beatenbucht or Beatenberg valley stations.

Tour starting point

The Niederhornbahn takes you up comfortably to the Vorsass middle station. From there, it's just a few minutes to the Bärgrestaurant Vorsass – the starting point for your show shoe tour and also the place where you can get all the equipment you need (snow shoes and poles). The tour begins after everyone's set up and ready to go.

Group size

Guided snow shoe tours are conducted with groups of 12 or more. However, you can also register for a tour with a smaller group.

You will receive a phone call sometime after 16.00 hours if weather conditions are uncertain or if an insufficient number of people have registered for a tour.

Minimum age


Reservation required

The Bärgrestaurant Vorsass is happy to take your reservation up to three days in advance, either by telephone or e-mail.

Bärgrestaurant Vorsass


Every Friday and Saturday evening from 19 December 2020 to 7 March 2021. 

Subject to change without prior notice


Guided snow shoe tour (price per person)

  • CHF 64.00 From Beatenbucht (adults)
  • CHF 44.00 From Beatenbucht (children)
  • CHF 59.00 From Beatenberg (adults)
  • CHF 41.50 From Beatenberg (children)

Included in the price

Niederhornbahn transport ticket, snow shoe and pole hire, mulled wine during the tour, fondue in the Bärgrestaurant Vorsass (beverages not included)


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

How to get there

Travel comfortably by train to Thun or Interlaken West. Then take the STI bus (from Thun) or the PostBus (from Interlaken) to "Beatenbucht" or "Beatenberg Station".

Or by boat from Interlaken West, Thun or another landing stage across Lake Thun to "Beatenbucht".

The funicular and group orbital railroad will then take you up to the Niederhorn.

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