Hiking and mountain tours

The Wilder Kaiser and the Kitzbühel Alps offer visitors a wide range of hiking and mountain tours of varying degrees of difficulty. Select your perfect hiking or mountain tour in the region from easy, moderate, difficult or even extreme!

119 Routes and tours

Kaiseralm round hike

Kaiseralm round hike
Kaiseralm round hike
Kaiseralm round hike

Hiking starting point Jägerwirt, Scheffau (883 m)

Hiking starting point Jägerwirt, Scheffau (883 m)

5,0 km

Short hike from Jägerwirt to the Kaiseralm with great mountain views.

Hiking

Easy

1:45 h

270 Elevation gain

Hike to Wochenbrunner Alm

Hike to Wochenbrunner Alm
Hike to Wochenbrunner Alm
Hike to Wochenbrunner Alm

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Ellmau (800 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Ellmau (800 m)

4,4 km

Hike from the centre of Ellmau, along trail no. 14, through the "Spatlahner gorge" up to the Wochenbrunner Alm.

Hiking

Easy

1:30 h

285 Elevation gain

3-day mountain hut walk

3-day mountain hut walk
3-day mountain hut walk
3-day mountain hut walk

Hiking starting point Hüttling, Going (820 m)

Scheffau village (738 m)

33,0 km

Going, Hüttling – Obere Regalm – Bergsteigergrab – Adlerweg – Gaudeamushütte – Klamml – Gruttenhütte – Kaiser-Hochalm – Steiner-Hochalm – Hintersteiner See – Pension Maier – Walleralm – Jagersteig – Steiner-Hochalm – Hinterschiesslingalm – Rehbachklamm – Scheffau village

Hiking

Intermediate

16:00 h

2600 Elevation gain

Eagle Walk Tirol

Eagle Walk Tirol
Eagle Walk Tirol
Eagle Walk Tirol

St. Johann in Tirol

Arlbergpass

413,0 km

Hikers exploring Tirol on foot will feel as free as a bird. The eagle walk is one of the 'Great Walks' of Tyrol chosen by a jury. They offer hikers the chance to get away from it all, discover the beauty of nature and experience a true adventure in the Alps.

Hiking

Difficult

31000 Elevation gain

Hochalm hike

Hochalm hike
Hochalm hike
Hochalm hike

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Scheffau (738 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Scheffau (738 m)

19,6 km

A circular route full of experiences that leads from the Seebachgraben gorge to the Wilder-Kaiser-Steig trail - discover one of the most beautiful parts of Scheffau!

Hiking

Intermediate

7:00 h

1140 Elevation gain

Biedringer Platte Circular Walk

Biedringer Platte Circular Walk
Biedringer Platte Circular Walk
Biedringer Platte Circular Walk

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Ellmau (800 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Ellmau (800 m)

12,6 km

Enjoy unique panoramic views of the impressive mountains from the Biedringer Platte plateau.

Hiking

Easy

4:15 h

470 Elevation gain

Ellmau circuit

Ellmau circuit
Ellmau circuit
Ellmau circuit

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Ellmau (800 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Ellmau (800 m)

5,9 km

A beautiful easy hike at the foot of the Wilder Kaiser

Hiking

Easy

1:45 h

60 Elevation gain

Hausberg trail (no. 8)

Hausberg trail (no. 8)
Hausberg trail (no. 8)
Hausberg trail (no. 8)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Ellmau (798 m)

Brenner Alm, Ellmau (1,236 m)

3,5 km

Hiking trail no. 8 to the Hausberg via the Marienkapelle (St Mary’s Chapel)

Hiking

Easy

1:30 h

500 Elevation gain

Sonnseit circuit (no. 14)

Sonnseit circuit (no. 14)
Sonnseit circuit (no. 14)
Sonnseit circuit (no. 14)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Ellmau (800 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Ellmau (800 m)

13,5 km

An adventure hike from Ellmau village centre to the Wochenbrunner Alm mountain hut from where you can enjoy stunning views and the Ellmau Stone Circle.

Hiking

Easy

4:30 h

540 Elevation gain

Fichtenweg trail

Fichtenweg trail
Fichtenweg trail
Fichtenweg trail

Faistenbichl, Ellmau (820 m)

Brandstadlbahn valley station, Scheffau (681 m)

5,0 km

Short but technically demanding hike through the Öderberggraben ditch.

Hiking

Easy

0:30 h

140 Elevation gain

Gruttenhütte circuit

Gruttenhütte circuit
Gruttenhütte circuit
Gruttenhütte circuit

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Ellmau (800 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Ellmau (800 m)

15,6 km

Panoramic circular walk in the Wilder Kaiser leading to the highest mountain hut in the region.

Hiking

Intermediate

6:00 h

870 Elevation gain

Natura Trail

Natura Trail
Natura Trail
Natura Trail

Hiking starting point Hüttling, Going (820 m)

Hiking starting point Hüttling, Going (820 m)

7,7 km

At the heart of the conservation and moorland area, experience the joy of well-being!

Hiking

Intermediate

2:45 h

330 Elevation gain

Energy trail circular route

Energy trail circular route
Energy trail circular route
Energy trail circular route

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Söll (689 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Söll (689 m)

6,3 km

Walk through the forest, along the river, back to the village.

Hiking

Easy

1:45 h

100 Elevation gain

Bergdoktor circular route Söll

Bergdoktor circular route Söll
Bergdoktor circular route Söll
Bergdoktor circular route Söll

Bergdoktorparkplatz

Bergdoktorparkplatz

8,4 km

Off the beaten track up to the Köpfing farmhouse. “Der Bergdoktor” (The Mountain Doctor) is a famous German-Austrian TV series, which is produced in the Wilder Kaiser region.

Hiking

Easy

3:00 h

350 Elevation gain

Eagle Walk Stage 03: Hintersteinersee - Kufstein

Eagle Walk Stage 03: Hintersteinersee - Kufstein
Eagle Walk Stage 03: Hintersteinersee - Kufstein
Eagle Walk Stage 03: Hintersteinersee - Kufstein

Hintersteiner See

Kufstein

9,5 km

This segment will take you to the small town of Kufstein located on the banks of the Inn River – a town which has been celebrated in song and is steeped in history and character. Walk through the lush and verdant beauty of a pasture paradise with cosy huts and mountain restaurants to take a rest (delicious “Kiachl” are served at Brentenjoch Hut every Saturday). With so many sights to see, you should not forget to keep an eye on the wayside – as nearly a thousand of different flowering plants grow in the Kaiser Mountains. A highlight of this segment is the “Wilder Kaiser” chair lift ride – a great chance to wind down and recharge your batteries after having had plenty of wonderful experiences at the heart of nature. The lift ride takes you down to Sparchen, a district of Kufstein.

Hiking

Intermediate

3:30 h

730 Elevation gain

Ackerlhütten circular hike

Ackerlhütten circular hike
Ackerlhütten circular hike
Ackerlhütten circular hike

Hiking starting point Tannbichl, Going (857 m)

Hiking starting point Tannbichl, Going (857 m)

9,8 km

Intermediate circular hike with breathtaking views on the surrounding mountains.

Hiking

Intermediate

4:45 h

760 Elevation gain

Village tour Scheffau

Village tour Scheffau
Village tour Scheffau
Village tour Scheffau

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Scheffau (738 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Scheffau (738 m)

4,3 km

Round tour through Scheffau with vitalising stations for refreshment and relaxation.

Hiking

Easy

1:15 h

90 Elevation gain

Bergdoktor tour of Ellmau & Going

Bergdoktor tour of Ellmau & Going
Bergdoktor tour of Ellmau & Going
Bergdoktor tour of Ellmau & Going

Hiking info point, Ellmau (800 m)

Hiking info point, Ellmau (800 m)

11,4 km

A tour of the main filming locations of the TV series “Der Bergdoktor” (The Mountain Doctor) in Ellmau and Going, with a refreshment stop at the inn used during filming

Hiking

Easy

4:15 h

160 Elevation gain

11er-Kaiserblick circuit

11er-Kaiserblick circuit
11er-Kaiserblick circuit
11er-Kaiserblick circuit

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Ellmau (800 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Ellmau (800 m)

22,7 km

Onto the Hausberg mountain with panoramic views of the Wilder Kaiser and Hartkaiser mountains and back via the Ranhartalm.

Hiking

Easy

8:00 h

1050 Elevation gain

Kaiserkrone - alternative route crossing through the Ellmauer Tor (Eggersteig trail - Jubiläumssteig trail)

Kaiserkrone - alternative route crossing through the Ellmauer Tor (Eggersteig trail - Jubiläumssteig trail)
Kaiserkrone - alternative route crossing through the Ellmauer Tor (Eggersteig trail - Jubiläumssteig trail)
Kaiserkrone - alternative route crossing through the Ellmauer Tor (Eggersteig trail - Jubiläumssteig trail)

Stripsenjochhaus, St. Johann in Tirol (1,577 m)

Gaudeamushütte, Going (1,263 m)

6,3 km

Stripsenjochhaus – Eggersteig – Steinerne Rinne – Ellmauer Tor – Jubiläumssteig – Gruttenhütte

Hiking

Difficult

5:00 h

590 Elevation gain

Rehbachklamm

Rehbachklamm
Rehbachklamm
Rehbachklamm

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Scheffau (738 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Scheffau (738 m)

7,0 km

Themed hiking route with a trail full of natural experiences alongside the refreshing water.

Hiking

Intermediate

2:30 h

280 Elevation gain