Aim high and conquer exhilarating peaks

Tours of peaks and mountains in the Holiday Region Interlaken

Conquer exhilarating peaks in the Holiday Region Interlaken. With many and various trails to choose from breathtaking treks to mountain peaks, memorable altitude hikes and spectacular pathways over panoramic ridges within your grasp. Most of the clearly signposted routes start amid the alpine landscape and lead up through meadows and forests. Above the tree line, you encounter a typical landscape of upland pastures and rocky crags. Throughout the tour, you keep a firm eye on your destination – the peak.

  • Wide selection of high alpine hikes

  • Spectacular treks to peaks with panoramic views

  • Wonderful mountain tours above the tree line

  • Guided glacier hike across the «UNESCO World Heritage Site Swiss Alps Jungfrau-Aletsch»

Savour the moment on spectacular peaks

Looking for a demanding mountain tour, or a hike at altitude along a dramatic ridge? Does hiking amid alpine peaks arouse blissful feelings of freedom for you? If so, you will find exactly what you are looking for in the Interlaken holiday region. The majority of routes are challenging, requiring a high level of physical fitness. Once at altitude, however, your efforts are invariably rewarded with sensational 360-degree views that soon make you forget your exertions. Pack your rucksack, pull on your hiking boots and embark on an adventure across varied terrain.

Sigriswiler Rothorn: peak photos at 2051 m above sea level

On this superb tour, you traverse an idyllic and undulating landscape of forests and alpine pastures as you climb towards the steep limestone faces of the Sigriswiler Rothorn range. Have reached the daunting summit, you can savour the magical Bernese Oberland vista of four-thousand-metre mountains. Deep blue Lake Thun and the mighty Niesen make the perfect image for your photo to remember. The tour conforms to difficulty level T3 on the SAC scale of demanding mountain hikes.

Bällehöchst – a mountain hike with panoramic views

At 2095 m above sea level, the Bällehöchst offers one of the loveliest viewpoints in the Bernese Oberland. From the quaint mountain village of Saxeten, the mountain trail leads through alpine landscapes via the flanks of the Sulegg. Crossing the col, you proceed to the lookout point of the Bällehöchst where your gaze can sweep across the Niederhorn, the Hohgant and the Brienzergrat ridge. Far below, Lake Brienz and part of Lake Thun are visible; to the south, the Jungfrau is resplendent. Even the descent towards Isenfluh is an experience, packed with breathtaking natural backdrops and dramatic views. The tour corresponds to difficulty level T2 on the SAC scale of mountain hikes.

Morgenberghorn: summit tour in a class of its own

This spectacular climb rewards the hiker with a jaw-dropping panorama that quickly erases the memory of the effort needed to reach it: the all-round view takes in everything from the Bernese Alps to the Central Plateau and the Jura Mountains beyond as the lakes glisten down in the valley. Savour a real sense of achievement when you conquer this peak. Completing the hike, which is filled with panoramic views, demands a high degree of physical fitness as well as sure-footedness. The climb can be made from either Saxeten or Aeschiried. Experienced mountain hikers can expect to attain the imposing peak in 3 to 4 hours. This tour is graded at difficulty level T3 (demanding) on the SAC hiking scale.

Experience the Aletsch Glacier at first hand

Looking for the ultimate mountain experience? The adventure of your life is waiting for you on the Aletsch Glacier. Our two-day glacier hike (with overnight stay) traverses the longest glacier in Europe, allowing you to experience this incredible UNESCO natural heritage site. The tour is led by an experienced mountain guide. Find out more about this opportunity. In the winter, the unique tour becomes a breathtaking skiing adventure. The guided tour conforms to difficulty levels T4 to T5 on the SAC scale of demanding alpine hikes.

Peak-level walks for ramblers

Brienzer Rothorn



Prefer a more relaxing walking experience? In the Holiday Region Interlaken, many places have mountain railways to transport you to the most beautiful viewpoints – so you can experience the magic of mountain peaks in comfort. Even in foggy conditions, the warm sun above the tree line makes the views unforgettable. From the mountain stations at Stockhorn and Niederhorn or on the Brienzer Rothorn or the Niesen, dream views are just a short walk away down broad summit trails.

Checklist: What to pack for your mountain tour

A mountain tour calls for planning and a good level of physical fitness. Check the weather conditions in advance and keep an eye on the weather throughout the tour. Having the right equipment is also very important. Start preparing for any alpine hike early. Also note that the equipment you need will differ according to the weather and the season.

  • Sturdy hiking boots with a good grip are essential

  • Trekking poles take the pressure off your muscles and joints and improve the balance

  • Functional clothing appropriate to the weather and the season

  • Wet weather gear and a warm pullover or jacket (even in summer)

  • Sunglasses, hat and high factor sun cream for maximum protection

  • Sufficient food and drink in a rucksack

  • Hiking map for orientation

  • Fully charged smartphone with emergency numbers stored

  • First aid kit; be well prepared for any injuries

Hotels and accommodation for your hiking holiday. Book now!

The Interlaken holiday region not only promises a wealth of hiking experiences, but also a wide choice of accommodation. Charming hotels, trendy hostels, tastefully furnished holiday apartments and welcoming camp sites are dotted around lakes Brienz and Thun. Find your ideal option, then experience some unforgettable hiking.


Hostels & youth hostels


Discover the most spectacular summit and mountain tours in the Bernese Oberland:

13,98 km

Summit hike to the Rauflihorn


© Céline Perren, Naturpark Diemtigtal
16,19 km

Schynige Platte - Faulhorn - First


© Achim Schneider, Jungfraubahnen Management AG
11,65 km

Sigriswiler Rothorn


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14,58 km

To the Bällehöchst viewpoint


© Mike Kaufmann, Interlaken Tourismus
9,26 km

Hike to the Brienzer Rothorn


© CC-BY-ND | Brienz Rothorn Bahn, Brienz Rothorn Bahn

Swiss Alpine Guides

Matten bei Interlaken

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OUTDOOR – Mountaineering School


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