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Join me on this incredible 3-day hike along a spectacular balcony route, from Saas Fee to Zermatt. We will enjoy the most breathtaking scenery, with the view of the most beautiful 4000m peaks in the Alps, and finish at the foot of the Matterhorn, after walking on the longest suspension bridge in the world!
This beautiful and demanding hike will also give us the chance to observe the wild life and natural beauty of the Alps. Along the way we may encounter ibex, marmots or some chamois.
We will meet in Saas-Fee, the main village in the Saas Valley, in the canton of Valais. We begin our hike on a balcony path, taking in the most stunning views of the Alps during this 3-day tour. On the first day, at the end of the walk, a lift will take us to the village of Grächen, where we spend the night.
On the second day of our tour, we transfer to Gasenried. The climb here is tough. We spend this night in a room with several beds at the Europa Hut. Finally, on the third day, we cross the longest suspension bridge in the world! You need a good head for heights for this great crossing.
The fascinating Mattherhorn or Cervino awaits us in the beautiful city of Zermatt. We finish our tour with a well deserved aperitif.
Want to join me on this great hiking tour? Then check the dates below and book your trip! Join a group and spend 3 wonderful days, enjoying the amazing beauty of the Swiss Alps.
You can also check my Val d’Anniviers 5-day hiking tour. And if you don’t have a good head for heights, then you should join me on this course in Val d’Anniviers: Overcoming fear of heights 3-day training.
Price per person
- Guiding fee
- Half-board meals during trip
What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund. Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.
What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).
What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.
Saas-Fee – Hannigalp
Meeting in Saas-Fee. We begin our hike on a beautiful balcony path. We may encounter some ibexes along the way and beautiful wild rivers. A lift takes us to Grächen, where we spend the night in double rooms.
Altitude difference: + 1200 – 900. Walking time: 6 hours.
Grächen - Europa Hut
Transfer to Gasenried. The climb is tough. We see the “stone cathedral” and walk in the land of marmots. We spend the night in a room with several beds.
Altitude difference: + 1200 / – 650. Walking time: 5h30 hours.
Europa Hut - Zermatt
Today we cross this really impressive bridge. We pass across pretty little hamlets. There are some dykes to channel the snow. We descent in the subway and enjoy an aperitif in Zermatt.
Difference in altitude: + 1000/ – 1000. Walking time: 6 hours.
You need to have a repatriation insurance in the event of an accident.
About the Guide
I'm a UIMLA mountain leader, a rescuer and a journalist. Since 18 years, the mountain is my office and my full-time job. My passion is about to transmit the small and big secrets of nature but also to allow everyone to find his right balance in an environment which might appear as hostile but which is actually a large reservoir of unsuspected individual energy. Here in the mountain, the masks fall down and that's the good point of it !