June 1st - October 11th, 2023

The hiking tour captivates with variety – lush, green mountain pastures with pink carpets of blooming alpine roses contrast the rugged peaks of the Gosaukamm. This tour is something for keen hikers with average walking times of 5 – 8 hours per day.

The carrying out of the tour is dependent on weather conditions!

General information:

The tour mainly covers alpine terrain. You will need appropriate mountain equipment and basic stamina. Necessary mountain equipment: ankle-high boots, functional clothes, rucksack, food and water, rain and sun protection, first-aid kit, mobile phone, possibly hiking sticks,...


  • 2 x overnight stays in Gosau ***inn/hotel with breakfast buffet and 3 course dinner
  • 1 x overnight stay the Hofpuergl lodge (communal bunks) with hearty mountain breakfast and dinner
  • 1 x welcome video with explanations and information that you need for the tour
  • 1 x welcome drink
  • 1 x hiking map and Salzkammergut information material (1 x per room)
  • 1 x Salzkammergut backpack (1 x per room)
  • 1 x Salzkammergut souvenir
  • A tree for your booking – we plant a tree for your booking
  • Service hotline from 08:00 - 18.00 (including weekends)


1st Day: Individual arrival in Gosau
Handing over of the travel documents at your accommodation.

Overnight stay in Gosau.

2nd Day: Lake Gosausee – Steiglpass – Hofpuergl lodge
9 km, 6-7 h, altitude difference á1321 m / â549 m

Ascent early in the morning from the Vorderer Gosausee lake over the Scharwand hut and Steiglpass to the Hofpuergl lodge.

Overnight stay at the Hofpuergl lodge

3rd Day: Hofpuergl lodge – Zwieselalm – Lake Gosausee
13 km, 5-6 h, altitude difference á 673 m / â1446 m

After a nice breakfast (early risers can enjoy the sunrise above the Dachstein glacier) the tour continues further towards the Stuhlalm and to the Gablonzerhuette (stop for a bite to eat) and from there descent to the Vorderer Gosausee lake.

Overnight stay in Gosau.

4th Day: Individual departure or additional nights can be booked.

Rates per person for the arrangement in €:


01.06. – 01.07.23

01.09. – 11.10.23

01.07. – 01.09.23

***hotel/inn in double room (communal bunks in hut)



2 x Single room supplement (communal bunks in hut)



Additional night in double room



Supplement for additional night half board



Supplement for additional night in single room






Local tax is extra to pay on spot in each accommodation (from € 1,-- to € 3,-- per person/per night)


Notes on staying at an Alpine lodge:

  • *Hut sleeping bag: blankets are available in the huts; necessary but mandatory is only a lightweight cotton/silk sleeping bag liner
  • The Covid-19 protective measures valid at the time must be observed.
  • On most huts, card payment is not possible. Take enough cash with you for food and drinks.
  • Due to their location, not all huts can offer running water, hot water or showers. In some cases there is also no flushing system in the toilets.


Longer or shorter variants on request!


The standard terms and conditions of the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH apply in the current version.

Prices are subject to change.


Our recommendations:

Get a travel cancellation insurance.

Become a sponsor of Austrian mountain rescue and enjoy the comprehensive rescue protection: www.bergrettung-ooe.at/en/foerderer-werden

Plan sustainable and travel by public transportation (train/bus).

We recommend a travel insurance.
Hotel Cancellation Plus: https://www.europaeische.at/pip/en/hospl
Hotel Cancellation Premium: https://www.europaeische.at/pip/en/hospr

The standard terms and conditions of the Salzkammergut Touristik GmbH apply in the current version.

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