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Garmisch – Meran Alps hut to hut hiking tour

A 7-day hiking tour around Garmisch and Meran, starting from the highest peak in Germany and staying in different mountain huts, with an IFMGA mountain guide.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration7 days
Offer periodJun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Type of tripNot specified


Join me for this exciting 7-day hiking tour around Garmisch and Meran, crossing the Alps and wandering through remote valleys far from the beaten tracks.

This adventure starts in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, a mountain resort in Bavaria, Germany. From there, we’ll travel to the Zugspitze (2962 m), the highest peak in that country, right in the border with Austria.

Then, we’ll hike over the main Alpine ridge towards the Italian town of Meran, in the South Tyrol. 

During this trip, we’ll be hiking between 5 and 7 hours each day and use from time to tome taxis or the cableway.

Besides, we’ll spend the nights in different mountain huts. Some of them are located in quite remote places, so you’ll find yourself in beautiful unspoiled environments.

In fact, this tour is a great alternative if you want to avoid the crowds in the classic E5.

It’s also a wonderful opportunity for enthusiastic hikers with some previous experience, as it doesn’t involve much difficulty.

Please contact me if you want to be a part of this trip around Garmisch and Meran. I am a local IFMGA mountain guide and I’ll be happy to show you this amazing region of the Alps. 



Mountain huts: - Coburger Hütte - Alpengasthof Lüsens - Franz Sennhütte - Regensburger Hütte -Siegerlandhütte Hotel

More info

All drinks and meals are not included in the price.

Meeting point

08:00 am at the parking lot of the Eibsee cable car.




Day 1: Coburger Hütte

Drive up the gondola to the Zugspitze. Cross the Gatterl and the Hochfeldernalm (lunch) to Coburger Hütte.

Ascent 450hm, descent 1400hm, 5 – 6 hours.

Day 2: Alpengasthof Lüsens

Cross the Grünsteinscharte descent to Mieminger Plateau.

Transfer to Lüsens.

Overnight at the Alpengasthof Lüsens.

Exit 55hm, descent 1450hm, 5 – 6.5 hours.

Day 3: Franz Sennhütte

Ascent to the Schafgrübler, overnight at the Franz Sennhütte.

Ascent 1200hm, descent 700hm, 6 – 7 hours.

Day 4: Ranalt

Cross the Stubaier Höhenweg and the new Regensburger Hütte (lunch) to Ranalt. Ascent 700m, descent 1400hm, 6 -7 hrs.

Day 5: Siegerlandhütte.

Drive up the gondola to the Schaufeljoch.

About the Hildesheimer Hütte and the Gamsplatzl to the Siegerlandhütte. Ascent 150hm, descent 550hm, 4 -5 hours

Day 6: Meran

About the Windachscharte to Grossen Timmler.

Descend past the old mine Schneeberg to Timmelsjochstrasse.

Taxi transfer to Meran. Overnight at hotel.

Ascent 350m, descent 450hm, 5 – 6 hours

Day 7: Garmisch

Return transfer to Garmisch.

About the guide

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My passion for nature and the mountains led me to become a mountain guide. I started my career as a pilot and, for a while, dedicated my life to university. However, over the years, my love for the mountains increased.

Since then, I have been working as a mountain guide, taking my clients on great ski and climbing adventures. I guide around my country and also around Europe: Spain, Italy, France, England, Switzerland, Bulgaria, Norway. I sometimes also go to Chile, Canada, Nepal, Kyrgyzstan and Turkey.

As an IFMGA certified mountain guide, it is a pleasure for me to guide people from all over the world to these amazing destinations. My main objective is to have you enjoy a great time in the mountains while keeping you safe.

I invite you to have a look at the mountain programs and tours I propose. In the case you want to join one of them and if I'm not available, you'll be going with Alex or Rudi, IFMGA certified guides, friends of mine.

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Prices per person

Group of 2

EUR 1124 each

Group of 3

EUR 1124 each

Group of 4

EUR 1124 each

Group of 5

EUR 1124 each

Group of 6

EUR 1124 each

Group of 7

EUR 1124 each

Group of 8

EUR 1124 each

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Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation

- Transport during the trip

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