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!

114 Routes and tours

Pölven circuit

Pölven circuit
Pölven circuit
Pölven circuit

Hiking starting point Franzlhof, Söll (702 m)

Hiking starting point Franzlhof, Söll (702 m)

17,7 km

A circuit around the mountain that the locals love for its great view.

Hiking

Intermediate

5:00 h

970 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

80 Elevation gain

Asten circuit

Asten circuit
Asten circuit
Asten circuit

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Going (764 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Going (764 m)

8,7 km

A forest and meadow circuit of medium difficulty that leads from Going am Wilden Kaiser to the Astberg and Hausberg mountain slopes. These stand out especially thanks to their fantastic view over the Kaisergebirge mountain range on the opposite side of the Leukental valley.

Hiking

Intermediate

3:30 h

560 Elevation gain

Kaiserkrone - around the Wilder Kaiser in 5 days

Kaiserkrone - around the Wilder Kaiser in 5 days
Kaiserkrone - around the Wilder Kaiser in 5 days
Kaiserkrone - around the Wilder Kaiser in 5 days

Hiking starting point Hüttling, Going (820 m)

Hiking starting point Hüttling, Going (820 m)

65,0 km

Wild and free - 5 days of hiking on old paths around the Wilder Kaiser The five-day hike from hut to hut is one of the most beautiful multi-day circular tours in Tirol. It takes mountain walkers along a route of around 65 kilometres, featuring ascents and descents with a difference in altitude of approximately 5,000 metres as they circle around the imposing Wilder Kaiser massif.

Hiking

Intermediate

35 h

5000 Elevation gain

Prama circular walk

Prama circular walk
Prama circular walk
Prama circular walk

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Going (764 m)

Hiking starting point Tourist Information Office, Going (764 m)

3,9 km

Easier and more level circular walk through the sunny district of Prama for walkers or families with pushchairs.

Hiking

Easy

1:00 h

60 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

Hochschwendt circuit

Hochschwendt circuit
Hochschwendt circuit
Hochschwendt circuit

Wanderstartplatz Infobüro, Ellmau (800m)

Wanderstartplatz Infobüro, Ellmau (800m)

8,8 km

This easy family hike takes you via the Bergdoktorhaus to the Berggasthof Hochschwendt mountain inn.

Hiking

Easy

2:45 h

270 Elevation gain

Brandstadl circuit

Brandstadl circuit
Brandstadl circuit
Brandstadl circuit

Brandstadlbahn valley station, Scheffau (681 m)

Brandstadlbahn valley station, Scheffau (681 m)

12,5 km

A walk that lets you experience the Brandstadl mountain and leads you to Jochstub’n See lake.

Hiking

Easy

4:45 h

1110 Elevation gain

Widauersteig trail

Widauersteig trail
Widauersteig trail
Widauersteig trail

Kaindlhütte, Scheffau (1,293 m)

Scheffauer (2,111 m)

12,9 km

Climb up to the summit and enjoy the view on the Scheffauer mountain.

Hiking

Difficult

8:30 h

1420 Elevation gain

Ellmau village tour

Ellmau village tour
Ellmau village tour
Ellmau village tour

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

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

1,3 km

Postkarten circuit Ellmau Ellmau hiking info point – Kapellenpark – Marienkapelle – Ellmau Parish Church

Hiking

Easy

0:25 h

40 Elevation gain

Schleier Waterfall circuit

Schleier Waterfall circuit
Schleier Waterfall circuit
Schleier Waterfall circuit

Hiking starting point Hüttling, Going (820 m)

Hiking starting point Hüttling, Going (820 m)

5,5 km

Mountain tour to the extreme climbers’ training rock and spectacle of nature with refreshment stop at the Graspoint-Niederalm.

Hiking

Intermediate

2:45 h

440 Elevation gain

Kaiserkrone - stage 1

Kaiserkrone - stage 1
Kaiserkrone - stage 1
Kaiserkrone - stage 1

Hiking starting point Hüttling, Going (820 m)

Gaudeamushütte, Going (1,263 m) / Gruttenhütte, Ellmau (1,620 m)

8,0 km

Going, Hüttling – Graspoint-Niederalm – Obere Regalm – Brennender Palven – Gaudeamushütte – Klamml – Gruttenhütte

Hiking

Intermediate

5:00 h

1250 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

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

1:50 h

270 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

Scheffauer summit tour

Scheffauer summit tour
Scheffauer summit tour
Scheffauer summit tour

Hiking starting point Bärnstatt, Scheffau (920 m)

Hiking starting point Bärnstatt, Scheffau (920 m)

7,8 km

The panoramic Scheffauer is the last high peak in the west at 2,111 m above sea level.

Hiking

Difficult

7:00 h

1180 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)

10,8 km

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

Hiking

Easy

3:30 h

370 Elevation gain

3-day mountain hut walk - stage 1

3-day mountain hut walk - stage 1
3-day mountain hut walk - stage 1
3-day mountain hut walk - stage 1

Hiking starting point Hüttling, Going (820 m)

Gaudeamushütte, Going (1,263 m) / Gruttenhütte, Ellmau (1,620 m)

8,0 km

Going, Hüttling – Graspoint-Niederalm – Obere Regalm – Bergsteigergrab – Adlerweg – Gaudeamushütte – Klamml – Gruttenhütte

Hiking

Intermediate

5:00 h

1250 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

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

Hartkaiser circuit (no. 1 & 3)

Hartkaiser circuit (no. 1 & 3)
Hartkaiser circuit (no. 1 & 3)
Hartkaiser circuit (no. 1 & 3)

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

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

13,2 km

From the Bergdoktorhaus to the Rübezahl-Alm mountain hut and the Carved Figures path to Ellmi’s Zauberwelt.

Hiking

Easy

5:00 h

720 Elevation gain

Rübezahlschnitzweg

Rübezahlschnitzweg
Rübezahlschnitzweg
Rübezahlschnitzweg

Hartkaiser summit station, Ellmau (1,555 m)

Rübezahl-Alm, Ellmau (1,174 m)

2,5 km

Family hike on Austria’s longest sculpture trail

Hiking

Intermediate

1:00 h

50 Elevation gain

Hintere Goinger Halt summit tour

Hintere Goinger Halt summit tour
Hintere Goinger Halt summit tour
Hintere Goinger Halt summit tour

Hiking starting point Wochenbrunner Alm, Ellmau (1,085 m)

Hiking starting point Wochenbrunner Alm, Ellmau (1,085 m)

8,8 km

The Hintere Goinger Halt (2,193 m) is considered to be the easiest summit to reach in the Wilder Kaiser.

Hiking

Difficult

6:30 h

1100 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