Hiking & nature

Griesalp PostBus adventure trail

On the Griesalp adventure trail, you can discover the curving roads used on Europe’s steepest bus route as well as tumbling waterfalls and impressive gorges.

The themed trail is dedicated to the four elements of earth, fire, water and air. Following the spectacular PostBus ride up to Griesalp, the hiking trail takes you on an approximately two-hour route past the Tschingelsee lake down into the Kiental. Along the way, walkers pass a viewing platform overlooking the steep bends of the PostBus route and a pretty photography spot by the Tschingelsee. There are also a climbing wall and a watertight barbecue spot, making the trail ideal for families with children. After descending a full 500 metres, you’ll arrive at your destination: the valley station of the Ramslauenen chairlift.

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    Route description

    Immerse yourself in a two-hour themed hike deep into the wildly romantic world of the Kiental valley. The adventurous trail takes you past roaring waterfalls and impressive gorges. Along the way, you’ll find 13 “bus stops” with fascinating facts about the yellow cultural icon. Follow the white signs to all kinds of fun and adventure between the Alpine meadow and your destination in the village of Kiental.

    There is a fire pit with phenomenal views at the halfway point, perfect for hungry adventurers.

    Key figures

     Distance  7.7 km
     Elevation difference  500 m
     Duration  2 hours
     Start  Griesalp
     Destination  Villagef Kiental
     Level of difficulty  easy, suitable for families
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      Availability Today (Sunday) open

      Available from 22 May to 24 October 2021, several times a day.

      Griesalp PostBus adventure trail

      Accessible daily from mid-May until late October.

      Rates

      PostBus journey from Reichenbach i.K. to Griesalp Kurhaus

      • CHF 20.40 Adults
      • CHF 10.20 Adults with Half-Fare travelcard
      • free of charge Adults with GA travelcard
      • CHF 10.20 Children up to the age of 16
      • free of charge Children up to the age of 16 with Junior travelcard

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

      Notes

      The Trail is located in a federal hunting ban area. In order to protect this natural paradise, we ask guests to stay on the signposted hiking trails, use only public barbecue areas and not leave any rubbish behind.

      How to get there

      From Reichenbach railway station the Postbus (line 220) takes you along the steepest PostBus route (28% gradient) to Griesalp in the Kiental.

      Travelling with children

      Children travel at rock-bottom prices on public transport across Switzerland.
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