Guidebook

Hiker’s Paradise: Top Hikes around Interlaken

Exploring Interlaken on foot is easier (and more rewarding) than you thought!

Description

Interlaken is an adventure-seeker’s paradise. With all types of terrains and landscapes, there are endless ways for taking advantage of the beautiful scenery depending on what mode of adventure piques your interest.

For hiking enthusiasts, there are myriad trails around Interlaken for all levels of hikers. On top of that, there are multiple railways and cable cars in the area, making it that much easier to access trailheads and stunning views.

High above Lake Thun: Interlaken - Thun

High above Lake Thun: Interlaken - Thun

7 - 8 hrs
33.5 km
843 m
849 m
Along the Lake Thun Panorama Circular trail from Interlaken to Spiez and Thun.
Easy
Private
Rundtour Interlaken – Weissenau – Unterseen

Rundtour Interlaken – Weissenau – Unterseen

1 - 2 hrs
8.1 km
29 m
29 m
The hike from Interlaken along the canal promenade to the Weissenau nature reserve is possible all year round. Afterwards a stroll through the beautiful Unterseen lures.
Easy
Private
Auf der Sonnenterrasse Beatenberg

Auf der Sonnenterrasse Beatenberg

2 - 3 hrs
11.8 km
369 m
436 m
Easy
Private
73 Interlaken - Goldswil - Bleiki - Harder Kulm

73 Interlaken - Goldswil - Bleiki - Harder Kulm

1 - 2 hrs
5.4 km
796 m
46 m
Moderate
Private
74 Interlaken - Goldswil - Ried - Harder Kulm

74 Interlaken - Goldswil - Ried - Harder Kulm

2 - 3 hrs
6.7 km
191 m
944 m
Moderate
Private
75 Interlaken Ost-Ringgenberg-Graggentor-Harder

75 Interlaken Ost-Ringgenberg-Graggentor-Harder

4 - 5 hrs
12.0 km
1,366 m
616 m
Moderate
Private
Sulwald – Lobhornhütte – Sausegg – Sausläger – Sulwald

Sulwald – Lobhornhütte – Sausegg – Sausläger – Sulwald

3 - 4 hrs
10.6 km
814 m
625 m
Circular hike with the best views of the Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau
Moderate
Private
Von Ringgenberg über den Brienzergrat zum Harder Kulm

Von Ringgenberg über den Brienzergrat zum Harder Kulm

3 - 4 hrs
10.4 km
1,303 m
590 m
This hike begins with several meters of altitude difference in the ascent from Ringgenberg to the Brienzergrat. Once you have reached the ridge, the tour takes you to Harder Kulm with deep views of Lake Brienz and panoramic views of the Bernese Alps.
Difficult
Private
39 Wengernalp - Biglenalp - Kleine Scheidegg

39 Wengernalp - Biglenalp - Kleine Scheidegg

Kleine Scheidegg/Männlichen
1 - 2 hrs
4.1 km
270 m
85 m
Moderate
Private
Wang/Äbnit - Cultural Landscape Award 2012

Wang/Äbnit - Cultural Landscape Award 2012

6 - 7 hrs
12.6 km
1,658 m
1,668 m
Moderate
Private
Zur Aussichtskanzel Bällehöchst

Zur Aussichtskanzel Bällehöchst

4 - 5 hrs
14.1 km
1,083 m
1,110 m
Mountain hiking trail from Nessleren/Underberg. A very rewarding ascent through the valley floor of the Saxettal over flower-rich Alps to the flank of the Sulegg and over the Sattel between Bällenalp and Sylertal to one of the most beautiful vantage points in the Jungfrau region, the Bällehöchst. No less impressive is the descent past the dreamy Sulsseewli with its magnificent mirror image. A forest hike down to the Isenfluh, situated on a panoramic terrace, concludes the varied tour. At the beginning 1 km of hard surface.
Severe
Private