Hiking: Discover the Tyrol and Wilder Kaiser region

Hiking paths and hiking tips in the Kaiser mountains

The distinctive rocky pinnacles of the Wilder Kaiser mountains are the symbol of the Wilder Kaiser region in Tyrol. Hiking paths lead through mountain forests, then alpine meadows and lastly through scree fields interspersed with mountain pine to the base of steep rock faces and deep, narrow passages in the rock. On the opposite side of the valley the gently rolling grass hills of the northern Kitzbüheler Alps are much easier to hike thanks to the gondola lifts and panoramic paths, at the same time offering a spectacular view of the rocky crown of the Wilde Kaiser (Wild Emperor).

Day hikes

Enjoy days in nature and breathtaking scenery of the Wilder Kaiser. Even for short trips in the Kaiser Mountains can be so many peaks to conquer. The best tours of the four emperors places we have summarized for you.

With step-up is (gondola) the Rübezahlschnitzweg one of the longest-carved trails in Austria. The Rehbachklamm in Scheffau cools and offers the children small waterfalls, caves and bridges. With small guests the Ahornseerunde is highly recommended, as this is the whole round long prams.

Multi-day hikes in the Wilder Kaiser

Discover the Wilder Kaiser! The Emperor's crown leads along old paths within 6 days once around the imposing massif of the Wilder Kaiser. About 50 km and 9000 height meters are to be mastered on the circular walk from hut to hut.
Ideal for a long weekend: The 3-day hut hike from Going to the Hintersteinersee in Scheffau as a short variant of the emperor's crown.

The Kaiserkrone
The Kaiserkrone

The five-day hike from cottage to cottage is one of the most beautiful multi-day round tours in Tyrol. It leads mountain hikers once around the impressive massif of the Wilder Kaiser on approx. 65 kilometres and approx. 5,000 altitude metres up and down.


Ideal for a long weekend: The three-day hike from Going over the Hintersteinersee and Walleralm to Scheffau as a short variant of the imperial crown.
The first three stages of the Tyrolean eagle path and the Way of St. James run through the region Wilder Kaiser. Tirols most famous long-distance trail, the Eagle Walk, leads to 126 mild to high alpine day stages.

Hiking service for a tyrolean hiking holiday in the Wilder Kaiser

The Wilder Kaiser was the first alpine area to be awarded the Austrian seal of quality for the high standard of the hiking paths, the signage and the hiking information. Several times a week the tourist office's hiking guides lead their guests on guided walks to the loveliest alpine huts in the Wilder Kaiser, even the difficult peaks can be reached with experienced mountain guides.