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Buiräbähnli Safari

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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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    Photo: Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus, Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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This demanding multi-day hike is 12.5 hours (pure walking time) in length and takes place off the beaten track.

difficult
46.1 km
17:27 h
3737 m
3737 m

From Engelberg, the path leads via Zingel and Lutersee lake to Eggendössli, where you take the Rugisbalm cableway down to Mettlen (Grafenort). Once down in the valley, you follow Engelberg’s Aa river to Büelen valley station then catch the cableway up the mountain. From there, the path sets off on a mostly gentle descent via Schwand towards Diegisbalm, where you take the cableway down to Wolfenschiessen. Next, you continue along the Aa river as far as the entrance to the village, then walk through Wolfenschiessen to reach Brändlen valley station. From there it is just a short walk to your first night’s accommodation at Berghof Brändlen.

The following morning the hike continues via Schmiedsboden, then down by cableway to Oberrickenbach. In Fell you take the next cableway up to Sinsgäu and than onwards on a path to Bannalp. Here you join the Walen Trail as far as Alp Oberfeld, the location of your second overnight stay on the hike. The final morning sees you back on the Walen Trail heading to Brunni mountain hut. Once there, you can choose either to walk down to Oberbord for the last farmes cableway or for an easier option, take the chairlift down to Ristis and the cableway to Engelberg. There you return back to the railway station. In the Buriäbähnlipass the chairlift Ristis and the cableway Brunni is not included.

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Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus 
Updated: March 02, 2020

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Highest point
1952 m
Lowest point
511 m
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Ausgangs- und Endpunkt dieser Wanderung ist der Bahnhof Engelberg, übernachtet wird in einer der zahlreichen urchigen Berghütten auf dem Weg. 

Start

Engelberg (999 m)
Coordinates:
Geographic
46.819530, 8.402892
UTM
32T 454451 5185282

Destination

Engelberg

Turn-by-turn directions

Engelberg – Egendössli – Mettlen – Grafenort – Büelen – Diegisbalm – Wolfenschiessen – Brändlen – Oberrickenbach – Fell – Sinsgäu – Bannalp – Alp Oberfeld – Brunni – Oberbord – Engelberg

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Difficulty
difficult
Distance
46.1 km
Duration
17:27h
Ascent
3737 m
Descent
3737 m
Multi-stage route Refreshment stops available Cableway ascent/descent

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Nature Trails · Central Switzerland

BUIRÄBÄHNLI SAFARI Etappe 1

July 13, 2017
difficult Stage 1
22.4 km
6:00 h
938 m
670 m
by Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus,   Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Nature Trails · Central Switzerland

BUIRÄBÄHNLI SAFARI Etappe 2

July 13, 2017
difficult Stage 2
13 km
5:45 h
1395 m
759 m
by Engelberg - Titlis Tourismus,   Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
Hiking Trail · Central Switzerland

BUIRÄBÄHNLI SAFARI Etappe 3

July 13, 2017
moderate Stage 3
11.7 km
4:00 h
449 m
1277 m
Region Luzern-Vierwaldstättersee
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