Hiking tour 

Along the valley floor through the Lötschental valley

Short info

Starting point
Fafleralp, 1191 m a.s.l.
Endpoint
Goppenstein, 1767 m a.s.l.
Track
15 km
Duration
4 h 20 min.
Difficulty
Medium
Ascent
204 m
Descent
779 m
Lowest point
1191 m a.s.l.
Highest Point
1788 m a.s.l.

The tour

This hike takes you along the Lonza mountain stream through the Lötschental valley, one of the most untouched and unspoilt valleys in the Alps. Your starting point is the Fafleralp with its impressive views of the Lang and Anen glaciers as well as the Lötschenlücke mountain pass. From here the hike takes you across meadows with wonderful fauna and flora to Kühmad, a dreamy hamlet with its own chapel. After that you’ll reach Blatten where the trail tracks the course of the Lonza stream to Goppenstein.

Alternative Route

Join and leave the trail at various hamlets along the way; Bypass the villages

Meals

Various restaurants in the hamlets and villages

General Tips

Note the signage and any information boards on the spot. Further information about the Swiss footpath network and the signposting can be found here.