Walenpfad

  • Walenpfad

  • Bannalp

The Walenpfad is a varied high-Alpine trail that leads from the Brunni area above Engelberg into the Bannalp area above Wolfenschiessen. The hike is also very enjoyable in the opposite direction.

Additional information: The Walenpfad can be walked from around mid June to late October. For more information, please visit www.bannalp.ch or the Brunni cableway’s opening times

 

 

Duration 3h 50min
Distance covered 10km
Difference in altitude 350m
Additional information Round-trip ticket available (described below)

 

THE WALENPFAD ROUND-TRIP TICKET

Prices:

Adults CHF 42.00
Adults with half-fare card (1/2 Tax) CHF 28.50
Adults with General Abonnement (GA) CHF 21.50
Children – 16 years or under, without Junior card or Grandchild travelcard CHF 13.50
Children with Junior card or Grandchild travelcard gratis
Dogs Please purchase each section separately

Tickets can be purchased from the cableways, at Wolfenschiessen station (ticket machine), and on the local Postauto buses. A Walenpfad ticket covers the following services:

  • Engelberg-Ristis cableway
  • Fell-Chrüzhütte cableway (Bannalp - Oberrickenbach)
  • Postauto bus from Oberrickenbach to Wolfenschiessen
  • Zentralbahn Wolfenschiessen to Engelberg
  • and these routes in the opposition direction.
  • New: You get a free coffee or soft drink (3 dl) in one of the restaurants along the Walenpfad for free (excl. RailAway-Tickets)

Services not covered by the ticket: Ristis – Brunnihütte (single fare ticket costs CHF 8.00 per person on presentation of round-trip ticket)

RAILAWAY "WALENPFAD" TICKET COMES WITH DISCOUNT FOR TRAVEL TO AND FROM WOLFENSCHIESSEN

The new RailAway “Walenpfad” combined offer is available at most railway stations in Switzerland as well as on ticket machines. It combines the Walenpfad round-trip ticket with a discount on travel from any location in Switzerland to Wolfenschiessen and back: Click here. The ticket can also be purchased directly online.

GPS-TRACKS-DOWNLOAD

Here is the GPS track for the hike. Please select your preferred file format and click “OK”.