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Arcadia Women Adventures Presents

 WILD SWITZERLAND 
Hiking expedition

4-11 September 2024, Switzerland

A Creative, Adventurous and Nurturing Experience Awaits You. 

Trekking - Switzerland: from Zurich 

A Trek through Parc Ela

The Parc Ela, situated in the heart of Graubünden, is the largest Nature

Park in Switzerland. Our trek takes us on a geological journey through the

formation of the Alps. With steep mountain peaks and vast landscapes

surrounded by glaciers and mountain lakes, walking in this area is as wild

as you get in the Alps.

The alpine villages and mountain passes reveal the long history of trade

between southern and northern Europe.

Home to three languages of Romansch, German and Italian, the influence

of all these cultures adds a fascinating dimension to the culture and

cuisine of the region.

The high point of our trek is reaching the Lunghin Pass, the triple

watershed. A drop of rain here, could end up in the Rhein, Po or Inn

rivers; flowing to the North Sea, Mediterranean or Black Sea respectively.

Tour Highlights​
  • 6 days hiking through high alpine, majestic mountain terrain

  •  Glorious alpine meadows, vast landscapes and stunning panoramas

  • An exploration through the formation and history of the Alps- through

  • the unique geology and spectacular high mountain passes

  • Experience a range of Swiss alpine accommodation chosen for its

  • authentic character

  •  Small group size (max 8)

Included:

  • 7 days personalised guided hike & guiding with German and English

speaking mountain and travel guide

  • 6 nights lodging in private mountain guest houses/ refuges

  • 6 x breakfast, 6 x evening meal

  • Transfers within tour

  • Pre-tour information package (including local information, packing &

travel guide)

  • Special 4elements’ trek souvenir

  • Tour photo album

Not included (please ask if you need any advice):

  • Snacks, lunches (packed lunches available for purchase at accommodation)

  •  Drinks

  • Personal insurance (travel insurance and personal accident insurance)

  • Tips.

Activity level requirements

Previous hiking experience in alpine terrain, steady footing & a head for heights, fitness for walking 5- 8 hours

with up to 1000m ascent/ descent per day.

Travel

Our meeting point is Bergün.

The easiest, most environmentally friendly and by far most spectacular route is via

train. In fact, it is worth the journey in itself.

The closest airport is via Zurich. It is a 3hr train journey from Zurich airport and costs

from 30 CHF each way

Where? start in Zurich, SWITZERLAND

When? 4-11SEPTEMBER 2024

Sound like your type of weekend adventure? See full details below or register your interest interest to have a chat, and we can answer any questions you may have. 

Who Are Arcadia Women Adventures?

Our mission is to encourage women to be inspired and empowered by adventure and connecting to the great outdoors. Our focus is to introduce you to something different, to new landscapes, new adventures, to connect with like-minded community and to have fun, with a positive vibe. Hiking allows a sense of exploration, both with yourself and the natural world around you. It gives you an opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and to know yourself on a new level.

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Highlights the TransAlps Hiking expeditions

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Pictures from 4Elements

All Inclusive Pricing Details

To secure your place, a $500 deposit is required or book full amount now. Be quick, limited places available & deposit amount non refundable 

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full amount

Shared bunk dorm

$3999(Per Person) deposit amount non refundable

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Deposit ticket

share bunk dorm

$500 (Per Person) depsoit non refundable

Read below for further details on what's inculded.

ACCOMMODATION

Mountain refuge accommodation – What to

expect!

During our tour we stay three nights in

mountain refuges in stunning and remote

locations.

All rooms are comfortable but basic- warm

blankets and pillows are provided- it is a

requirement to bring your own sleeping bag

liner.

We have three hut nights during our trek:

• 1 self-catered hut (shared dorm & group

cooking)

• 2 nights catered hut (1 shared dorm/ 1 4-

bed room)

Water and electricity at these altitudes is also

limited. There are washrooms but no showers

available.

HIKING ITINERARY

Day 1:Meeting point: Bergün, Switzwerland

Day 2:Bergün to Chamanna Ela, 7 km accention of 1000m. 5 hours hike

Day 3:Chamanna Ela to Preda,13km  with 760m ascent & 1200m descent. 7 hours hike

Day 4:Preda to Chamanna Jennatsch,14km with 1000m ascend & 500m descent> 7h hike

Day 5: Chamanna Jennatsch to Julier Pass,8.5km with 349m ascend and 850m descent, 4 h hike

Day 6:Julier Pass to Septimer Pass,13km with 880m ascend and 810m descent.7h hike

Day 7:Septimer Pass to Bivio,6.8km  with 540m descent, 3 hours hike.

HEARTY LOCAL FOOD
 

Breakfasts and evening meals are included along

the route. Drinks, lunches and snacks are not

included.

There are no huts or refuges along our trail

during the day. Packed lunches are available to

purchase at each accommodation. We

recommend packing extra snacks (müsli bars,

dried fruit & nuts) and isotonic powders for

hydration.

As a rough idea €25-35 per day should cover

lunches, refreshments and evening beverages.

We recommend bringing cash as not all places

accept card.

Please let us know any dietary information upon

booking so that we can pass information on to

accommodation in good time.

N.B. Most mountain refuges cater for a range of

dietary requirements and preferences. That said

due to the location of the huts, resources are

limited and therefore the range of choice can be

somewhat limited.

Your flexibility is appreciated if it is not a

medical issue.

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