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Guided wildlife observation tour on the Niederhorn

Wildlife observation tour on the Niederhorn

  • Beatenberg

Observe native wildlife amid Switzerland’s unique alpine environment

A very special natural experience awaits you from July to September on the Niederhorn. Every Thursday morning, a knowledgeable local wildlife expert conducts a wildlife observation tour. A special service takes you to the Niederhorn’s summit early in the morning. See the natural world come alive as you admire the sunrise.

Observe native wildlife at close range in its natural habitat. Every Thursday morning from July to September, a regional wildlife specialist takes you through the imposing natural landscape of the Niederhorn to see the ibex colonies. Early morning in the mountains belongs to the wild animals. The tour commences at 6.40h from Beatenbucht and at 7.00h from Beatenberg. It’s worth getting up early for. The Niederhornbahn will take you to the summit in good time to see nature and the wildlife come alive. If the weather is good, you’ll also experience a spectacular sunrise.

On a discovery tour with an expert

The guided wildlife observation tour will teach you lots of interesting and exciting facts about ibex, chamois, marmots and eagles. The tour takes about six hours, of which four solid hours are spent hiking. Pack a tasty picnic in your backpack and lace up your hiking boots. Taking a camera with you will allow you to record your unforgettable encounters with the wild animals for all time. Six pairs of Swarovski Optik CL Companion binoculars will also be available for use during the tour. The wildlife observation tour follows a panoramic ridge towards the Gemmenalphorn and concludes at the middle station in Vorsass.

Your highlights at a glance

  • Observe wild animals at close range
  • Enjoy the wonders of nature
  • Learn more about wildlife
  • A knowledgeable wildlife expert will lead you to the best places
  • Binoculars are available

To ensure that your trip is perfect in every way, please note

  • Registration/reservation required
  • Places are limited
  • Minimum number of participants: 7
  • The following services are included: Rail journeys, guided wildlife observation tour
  • Take the following items with you: Good footwear and weatherproof clothing, snacks, beverages, camera
Personal tip
"Eye to eye with an ibex – an unforgettable experience. What could be more rewarding than observing wild animals in their natural habitat?"

Niederhornbahn AG

Sahli 66A

3803 Beatenberg

Schweiz


Phone: +41 33 841 08 41

E-mail:

Website: www.niederhorn.ch

General information

Openings
July – September, every Thursday morning
Eligibility
  • Suitable for any weather
  • for Groups
  • for Class
  • Suitable for the Elderly
  • for Children of all Ages
  • for Children of the age of 3-6
  • for Children of the age of 6-10
  • for Children of the age of 10 upwards
Payment Options
  • Cash
  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • JCB
  • Debit Card
Accessibility / Arrival
  • Parking available

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