Schynige Platte - Oberberghorn - Schynige Platte



3.06 km long
Hiking Trail

The starting point for this hike is located next to the restaurant just above the summit station. There is a short ascent before the trail takes a left turn to the west, leading along the slope to the Tuba lookout point. This is the starting point for a wonderful panoramic trail to the Oberberghorn: to the left, the waters of Lake Brienz glisten like a turquoise gemstone, to the right you can survey the majestic Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau peaks. The trail leads below the Alpine Garden straight back to the summit station. Alpine Garden; The Alpine Garden is well worth a visit. Alpine flowers in bloom provide a display of riotous colour and a bewitchingly lovely scent. This trail, which is almost one kilometre long, takes you through the Alpine Garden and gives you an excellent overview of the Alps' impressive botanical wealth. The plant species thriving here in their natural environment are labelled on information plaques, making it simple for the layperson to distinguish the Koch's gentian from the spring gentian. And if you've always wanted to see edelweiss, you're in luck too. The entrance to the Alpine Garden is located next to the mountain railway summit station. The Alpine Garden, is open daily from 08.30 until 17.45 h. The entrance fee is included in the railway fare. The around 600 plant species flower in stages.

Very few exposed sections.
Hiking gear, hiking boots with good soles, possibly a guide book on Alpine Flora.
End of May to mid-October.




Schynige Platte - Oberberghorn - Schynige Platte

Safety guidelines

Very few exposed sections.


Hiking gear, hiking boots with good soles, possibly a guide book on Alpine Flora.


Via Bern oder Luzern nach Interlaken. Oder von Süden via Grimselpass (nur im Sommer) oder via Simplonpass und Lötschberg-Autoverlad nach Interlaken. Wilderswil befindet sich unweit der Abfahrt Richtung Grindelwald / Lauterbrunnen.

Ungedeckter Parkplatz hinter dem Bahnhof Wilderswil.

Public transit

With the Bernese Oberland Railway or by car to Wilderswil. The historic Schynige Platte Railway runs across the Breitlauenen Alp to the Schynige Platte. Travel time from Wilderswil: 53 minutes.

Additional information

Wanderung 60

(in der gedruckten Sommer Panoramakarte der Jungfraubahnen)


tour facts
start: Schynige Platte, summit station
destination: Schynige Platte, Bergstation Schynige Platte-Bahn

01:15:00 h

3.06 km

179 m

179 m

1,940 m

2,066 m

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