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Easy Zermatt day hike: Schwarzsee, Stafelalp, Zmutt, Edelweiss

IFMGA Certified Mountain Guide Herbert will show you the most beautiful landscapes in Switzerland on this easy day hike from Zermatt!

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration1 day
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Skill LevelBeginner
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripPrivate


  • Try your hand at hiking and improve your skills.

  • Immerse yourself in the magical environment of Switzerland.

  • Marvel at the incredible views of the Swiss Alps.


Feel like going on a hike in a stunning alpine setting? Then this easy day trip in Zermatt might be just what you are looking for. Join me and discover many of this country’s incredible natural wonders. 

During this one-day hike, we’ll discover astonishing lakes, charming small villages and the most beautiful landscapes in the country. Our adventure will start in the stunning mountain village of Zermatt and after a short walk, we will arrive at the spectacular Schwarzsee lake (1,046 m). From there, we’ll continue walking to Stafelalp and on our way, we’ll be shadowed by the iconic Matterhorn (4,478 m). Then, we’ll walk to the small village of Zmutt. Finally, we’ll finish this hiking expedition in the Edelweiss restaurant where we’ll be rewarded with spectacular views of Zermatt.

As we’ll be walking for about 3 or 4 hours and we’ll cover 8.4 km (5,2 miles) distances, all participants will need a good fitness level for this trip.

This is an ideal excursion for nature lovers who wish to immerse themselves in the magical Swiss environment. If you want to try an easy day hike from Zermatt, request to book this trip and join me!

Looking for more hiking adventures in Switzerland? You may also be interested in this Zermatt, Rothorn Peak, Swiss Alps guided trek.


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About the guide

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I am a nature lover who made his hobbies and passion into his profession. I possess only international recognized qualifications. As I am active in the mountains the whole year round my goal is to complement the programmes of the local organizations. My desire is to share with you my joy on the mountains, my knowledge, my experience and to make your stay in Zermatt to an unforgettable experience.

In the following pages you will find a few suggestions and ideas for your holiday in Zermatt. If my ideas or suggestions do not meet your demands, please do not hesitate to let me know what you would like to do and I will create your own personal programme. I am not only active in Zermatt but also everywhere where outdoor activities can be done. It would be a pleasure to accompany you safely and competently in the mountains.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

CHF 598 each

Group of 2

CHF 299 each

Group of 3

CHF 217 each

Group of 4

CHF 176 each

Group of 5

CHF 151 each

Group of 6

CHF 109 each

Group of 7

CHF 102 each

Group of 8

CHF 95 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

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