May 01st - October 23rd 2023

Hiking on the Dachstein round hiking trail does not always mean having to deal with many meters of altitude and hiking around alpine area. In this package you hike the north side of the Dachstein Mountains in 2 easy stages from Bad Mitterndorf to Hallstatt. Your companion on the way is water, the basis of all life. Starting with the impressive natural phenomenon of the Strumern karst springs in Pichl-Kainisch, you will then pass the idyllic forest moor lake Ödensee and always hike close to the Kainisch and Koppentraun towards Obertraun, where you will reach the well-known Hallstättersee

General information
The hikes do not have any technical difficulties and are also suitable for beginners, provided they are in good physical condition. Your hiking equipment should include: sturdy shoes, backpack, sun and rain protection, functional clothing.


  • 3 x Overnight stays with breakfast buffet in ***hotels/inns
  • 1 x welcome video with explanations and information that you need for the tour
  • 1 x snack at the Kohlröserlhütte – 1 slice of bread with one of 12 home made pestos of your choice
  • 1 x boat ride Hallstatt Bahnhof – Hallstatt Markt
  •  1 x bus ride Hallstatt– Bad Goisern
  •  1 x train ride Bad Goisern - Bad Mitterndorf
  • 1 x hiking map and detailled routing (per room)
  • 2 x luggage transfer - max. 2 pcs./person and max. 20 kg/piece of luggage
  • A tree for your booking – we plant a tree for your booking
  • Daily service hotline from 08.00am - 06.00pm (including weekends)


DAY 1: Individual arrival at Bad Mitterndorf and handing over of the travel documents.

Overnight stay in Bad Mitterndorf.


DAY 2: Bad Mitterndorf – Bad Aussee

            approx. 19 km, 5 hrs, altitude difference á 182 m / â 323 m

You start today's stage from Bad Mitterndorf via the district of Obersdorf, past the Kumitzberg to Knoppen. We continue to Pichl-Kainisch, where you can observe the impressive natural phenomenon of the Strumern when the snow melts in spring. Caste springs gush out of the forest floor here and after a while they combine to form a real river. You continue to the idyllic natural lake, the Ödensee, where you get your well-deserved snack in the Kohlröserlhütte. Along the Kainischtraun you come to Bad Aussee.

Overnight stay in Bad Aussee.


DAY 3: Bad Aussee – Hallstatt – Bad Goisern

            approx. 17 km, approx. 4 hrs, altitude difference á 192 m / â 351 m

From Bad Aussee you hike along the Koppentraun again and through the wild and romantic Koppental to Obertraun. The tour continues along the Obertrauner Höhenweg and along the eastern shore hiking trail of Lake Hallstatt to Hallstatt train station. On the way, a visit to the Koppenbrüller Cave is highly recommended. During the following ferry ride across the lake, enjoy the impressive view of this place steeped in history and then go on a journey of discovery of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. After that you take the bus to Bad Goisern.

Overnight stay in Bad Goisern.


DAY 4: On a train ride including luggage from Bad Goisern to Bad Mitterndorf you can review the impressions of your hike.

Individual departure from Bad Mitterndorf or additional nights bookable

Price for the arrangement per person in €:


01.05. – 01.07.23

01.09. – 23.10.23

01.07. – 01.09.23

***/****hotels/inns in double room with breakfast



Supplement half board – with 3 course dinner



Supplement single room



Additional nights

on request

on request

Arrival day



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


Reduction for children sleeping in their parents’ room (2 fully paying guests, max. 2 children):

6 – 14,9 years:   30 %

Prices are subject to change

Information for arrivals by car:

The parking place does not always situate next to the accommodation but on a public parking place. (Possible costs have to be paid on spot)


Twin-bedded rooms in Austrian resorts are normally one large base with two mattresses/duvets. These are also known as 'Austrian Twins' and are regarded as two beds. Separate twin beds are rare and cannot be guaranteed as available. Location of the accommodation are mainly close to the trails.


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

Due to environmental reasons we recommend to arrive and depart by public transportation (train/bus).

We recommend travel cancellation insurance.

We recommend a travel insurance.
Hotel Cancellation Plus:
Hotel Cancellation Premium:

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

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