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5 AWESOME HIKES IN ENGELBERG, SWITZERLAND

Engelberg is one of the most underrated regions in Switzerland. I visited this region twice and had an awesome experience on both occasions, especially without the crowds and hype of Zermatt or Grindelwald. Throughout my time hiking in Engelberg, I experienced some beautiful trails and I’ve put together this Engelberg Hiking Guide so that you …

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THE AA GORGE TRAIL – BEAUTIFUL FOREST WALK IN ENGELBERG

The Aa Gorge Trail (Aaschlucht) is a mystical trail that leads you through a dense forest. 10+ bridge crossings over the river make it an exciting journey!   AA GORGE HIKING TRAIL DETAILS Hike Distance: The total distance of the Aa Gorge Trail is 8.9 kilometers from Engelberg Train Station to Grafenort Train Station. Hike Duration: The …

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‘RUGGHUBELHUTTE’ MOUNTAIN HUT HIKE IN ENGELBERG

The hike to and from Rugghubelhutte is the adventure but dropping your bag down, enjoying a good meal in the mountains and witnessing sunrise and sunset from the patio of the mountain hut is an experience I will never forget. I hiked up from Engelberg and was gifted an incredible, fiery red sunset and then …

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EPIC VIA FERRATA AT FÜRENALP IN ENGELBERG, SWITZERLAND

Hiking in Switzerland is an incredible experience with some of the most amazing mountain views and summits in the world. However, you can take it to the next level and actually get off the hiking trail and climb directly up the mountain face on a ladder. It’s called Via Ferrata and you are clipped into …

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WALENPFAD HIKE IN ENGELBERG, SWITZERLAND

The Walenpfad hike in Engelberg starts off with a bang by circling Lake Harzli before pushing you into a steep ascent to overlook the lake. The trail then has a beautiful downhill segment towards Engelberg before rounding to the corner, through the forest, as you make your way to the finish point, the Brunnihutte. It’s …

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THE WEEKLY #163: JUNGFRAU, ENGELBERG, ZERMATT

Our fifth week in Switzerland took us on a journey with a new style of travel. We linked up with a couple of regional tourism boards in Jungfrau, Engelberg and Zermatt. They invited us out to stay at a few nice hotels in their region, provided us with cable car passes, train passes and some …

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THE FOUR LAKES HIKE IN ENGELBERG, SWITZERLAND

The Four Lakes hike in Engelberg takes you on a high-altitude mountain trail as you visit four lakes on this stunning one-way hike. The trail can be walked in either direction with endpoints being Truebsee Lake and Melchsee Lake. There is also an optional (very epic) sunset viewpoint on this trail we visited by accident …

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A GUIDE TO BACKPACKING IN SWITZERLAND ON A BUDGET

Switzerland is one of the most expensive countries in the world and if it wasn’t for its incredible beauty, many would overlook travel to Switzerland purely because of their budget. However, the Swiss Alps and stunning nature, convince even those travelers on the tightest of budgets to visit this beautiful country. While it may not …

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20 SWITZERLAND TRAVEL TIPS TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

Switzerland is easily one of the most ‘epic’ countries I have visited. You’ll experience countless moments where you are completely lost for words because Switzerland is one of the most scenic countries in the world. However, it is also one of the most expensive places to visit so it takes a bit of planning to …

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SWITZERLAND HIKING GUIDE: 50 BEST HIKES IN SWITZERLAND

Switzerland is without a doubt one of the top hiking locations in the world. The endless hiking is why I visited. I spent three months hiking almost every single day in Switzerland during the summer and on each hike, I documented the trail information and tips you need to know as well as capturing photos …

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6 AWESOME HIKES IN ZERMATT, SWITZERLAND

Zermatt is one of the most popular regions in Switzerland thanks to the almighty Matterhorn peak, which is one of the most dangerous climbs in the world. It’s quite a beautiful quintessential Swiss town, which has tried to keep its traditional character by remaining a carless town and keeping the charm of the old chalets …

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