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!

117 Routes and tours

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

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

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

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

Kleines Törl

Kleines Törl
Kleines Törl
Kleines Törl

Hiking starting point Tannbichl, Going (855 m)

Hiking starting point Tannbichl, Going (855 m)

12,0 km

Demanding mountain tour to the Kleines Törl pass, the little "brother" of the Ellmauer Tor in the Ostkaiser.

Hiking

Difficult

8:00 h

1260 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

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

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

Rauher Kopf

Rauher Kopf
Rauher Kopf
Rauher Kopf

Astberg Bergstation

Astberg Bergstation

12,6 km

Over hill and dale through idyllic nature up to the Rauhen Kopf.

Hiking

Intermediate

4:30 h

630 Elevation gain

Rehbach tour

Rehbach tour
Rehbach tour
Rehbach tour

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

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

5,5 km

Exciting round trip for adults and children through the Rehbach gorge.

Hiking

Intermediate

2:00 h

280 Elevation gain

Kneipp–Rehbach circular walk

Kneipp–Rehbach circular walk
Kneipp–Rehbach circular walk
Kneipp–Rehbach circular walk

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

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

7,1 km

Refreshing walk through the Kneipp facilities and adventures in the Rehbachklamm gorge

Hiking

Intermediate

2:00 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

Scheffau – Gruttenhütte

Scheffau – Gruttenhütte
Scheffau – Gruttenhütte
Scheffau – Gruttenhütte

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

Gruttenhütte, Ellmau (1,620 m)

16,4 km

Hike to the Gruttenhütte with great views to the Ellmauer Halt and the entire region.

Hiking

Intermediate

6:30 h

990 Elevation gain

Kaiserkrone - stage 2

Kaiserkrone - stage 2
Kaiserkrone - stage 2
Kaiserkrone - stage 2

Gruttenhütte, Ellmau (1,620 m)

Hintersteiner See, Scheffau (889 m)

13,5 km

Gruttenhütte – Kaiser-Hochalm – Steiner-Hochalm – Hintersteiner See (western bank)

Hiking

Intermediate

6:00 h

550 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

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

Treffauer & Tuxeck summit tour

Treffauer & Tuxeck summit tour
Treffauer & Tuxeck summit tour
Treffauer & Tuxeck summit tour

Hiking starting point Jägerwirt, Scheffau (883 m)

Hiking starting point Jägerwirt, Scheffau (883 m)

11,0 km

Two very demanding, fantastic lookout peaks on the Wilder Kaiser, which are not to be underestimated.

Hiking

Difficult

9:00 h

1460 Elevation gain

Kaiserkrone - stage 4

Kaiserkrone - stage 4
Kaiserkrone - stage 4
Kaiserkrone - stage 4

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

Gasteig (750 m)

16,0 km

Stripsenjochhaus – Stripsenkopf – Feldberg – Scheibenbichlalmen – Griesenau – Gasteig

Hiking

Intermediate

7:00 h

650 Elevation gain

Jubiläumssteig trail

Jubiläumssteig trail
Jubiläumssteig trail
Jubiläumssteig trail

je nach Wahl der Tour

je nach Wahl der Tour

6,3 km

Experience impressive low and panoramic views in the unique rocky scenery of the legendary "Wild Castle", as this area is known according to legend thanks to its many turrets, peaks, hollows and balconies.

Hiking

Difficult

3:45 h

630 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 - 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

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

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

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