Valais offers almost endless possibilities for hiking in the mountains, with routes and trails to suit every ability. Considerable differences in altitude, narrow ridges, imposing gorges, historic cols: no matter which route you choose, the panoramic views are sure to take your breath away. What better way to escape than at the heart of this Alpine paradise? With a little luck, you might be accompanied along the way by the discreet presence of ibex or deer – or even a golden eagle. Succumb to all the charm of a mountain hike in the land of four-thousanders.
Val d’Anniviers Tour
The tour through this valley takes you on an amazing journey among the most beautiful peaks of the Alps, discovering all the natural riches of this region. The famous Ponchet ascent brings us to Chandolin, at an altitude of almost 2,000 metres, or St-Luc and its magnificent Planets path. To return to Zinal, at the bottom of the Navizence valley, you take the upper part of the famous Sierre-Zinal race, pass by the Weisshorn hotel, enjoy the view of the majestic imperial crown created by the five 4,000 metre peaks of Dent-Blanche, Ober Gabelhorn, Zinalrothorn, Weisshorn and Bishorn.
Duration of hike: 4-5 days