Hut to Hut Hiking Austria

Hiking tours in the grand Austrian Alps

Austria Hut to Hut Hiking Tours

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5 days / 4 nights
Trek the most panoramic part of the famous Adlerweg, known as The Eagle Walk, from the Achen Lake to Innsbruck across five unforgettable stages.
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Lonely man hiker with heavy backpack at Stubai hiking trail, Stubai Hohenweg at green summer alpine mountain valley with winding river spring stream. Tyrol, Austrian Alps
View over Stubaital valley in Tirol, Austria
9 days / 8 nights
Journey through the Stubai High Trail on a hut-to-hut hike, traversing the stunning Stubai Alps and enjoying traditional Tyrolean hospitality.
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5 days / 4 nights
Tackle the five most mesmerizing stages of the famous Stubai High Trail, sleeping high in the mountains above the picturesque Stubai valley.
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Kaiserbachtal Weg zum Stripsenjochhaus
Typical wooden alpine house against Alps mountains background on green meadow in Going am Wilden Kaiser village on sunny summer day, Tyrol, Austria
wandern am wilden kaiser in österreich mit blick ins tal
Wanderung im Wilden Kaiser zum Kleinen Törl: Am Baumgartenköpfl
kreuz am stripsenjoch - wilder kaiser in österreich
Seilabodenkreuz im Wilden Kaiser mit Blick zum Sonneck; Tuxeck und Treffauer
Stripsenjochhaus mit Stripsenkopf am Wilden Kaiser
Wanderung zum Kleinen Törl im Wilden Kaiser: Blick Richtung Treffauer
malerischer Hintersteinersee spiegelt Kaisergebirge, Tirol, Austria
Traveler man on hiking trail enjoying Wilder Kaiser mountains, Tirol - Austria
Beautiful view of Heiliges Kreuz Church and Going am Wilden Kaiser village - Tyrol, Austria
Frühling am Wilden Kaiser in Tirol
7 days / 6 nights
Discover the Emperor's Crown trail on a 7-day hiking journey through Austria's Wilder Kaiser range, offering breathtaking views and unforgettable experiences.

About Hut to Hut Hiking in Austria

As the country with the largest alpine territory, with nearly 29% of the total alpine area covering its landscape, Austria is your ideal hut-to-hut hiking destination.

Numerous mountain huts command scenic mountain pastures, overlook hidden valleys, hide beneath jagged peaks, and adorn narrow mountain passes. Wherever you might set foot in the Austrian Alps, you will be met with breathtaking views, cozy accommodations, and delicious local cuisine.

Confronted with such a vast area from which one has to choose the right trail, many hikers give up even before starting to plan their Austria hut-to-hut hiking tour.

That is where we come in.

With our years of hiking experience in the Alps, we managed to pluck the best and most scenic Austria hiking tours from the bunch. Any avid hiker should have these on their bucket list!

We will help you coordinate the whole thing so that your sole focus can be hiking and enjoying the scenery.

Here’s how we help you:

  • Detailed self-guided itinerary with all the necessary info for a successful hike
  • A GPS route + simple-to-use app for easy navigation
  • Booking all your accommodations
  • Breakfast and dinner at the huts
  • Full 24/7 support during your trip

With all the above things taken care of, you can freely strap on your hiking shoes and start collecting unforgettable memories while hut-to-hut hiking in Austria.

Check out our chosen tours and decide which one you will undertake next summer. All you have to do is send us an inquiry, and we will start planning your hike in no time.

And if there is anything we can help you with beforehand, contact us with your question, and we will get back to you.


We handle itineraries, accommodations, and anything else you prefer not to deal with, so you can enjoy a carefree hike.

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Only the best hut to hut hikes of Austria, cherry-picked by our local team with an in-depth knowledge of the region.

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Things to know

The hiking season usually lasts from mid-June to late September. It depends on the snow conditions in the higher sections of the Alps, as lots of hiking routes go over high mountain passes. You should check the current situation if you are visiting in early summer, especially for Stubai High Trail, as large parts of the route run above 2000 meters of elevation.

The huts close their doors once the season ends as well, so you cannot plan any multi-day tours outside this time window.

Read more about the hiking season in Austria here.

We’ve rated our tours on a difficulty scale from 1 to 5 — with 1 being the easiest and 5 the most difficult.

The difficulty level of a tour tells you how fit you need to be and how much hiking is involved. Most of our tours are appropriate for people who are regularly active and can hike for about five to seven hours per day.

Technical difficulty means how skilled you need to be to hike on the path. Level 1 means the trail is smooth and wide (like a gravel road), while 5 means the surface is uneven and exposed, and you have to use your hands to help yourself move forward. In practice, that means that the higher the level, the more surefooted and skilled in scrambling you need to be.

You should book your tour as soon as possible, as many accommodations along the trail fill up quickly. That way, you can ensure that you have a place to stay.

In case of an injury, it is best to call the local emergency services. You might find yourself in the wilderness, unable to continue without worsening your situation.

Do not worry too much, though. You will be hiking along popular trails, so you will not get stranded even if something happens.

On the other hand, if you feel too tired to continue hiking, you can always stop in any of the towns and villages along the way and use public transport to get to where you want to be in Austria.

Most huts along our hut-to-hut hikes are equipped with showers, but they might be a matter of whether there has been any rainfall lately. Do not expect too much, as mountain huts are not luxurious hotels.

Read more about the mountain huts here.

No. The huts provide blankets and pillows for comfort. However, you should bring your sleeping liner so they will not have to wash their bed linen every day.

Cell reception is unreliable in the mountains. If you can see a town, you will likely have a reception. The same goes for mountain huts. If you cannot get it inside, try stepping outside. Wifi is available only at select lodges; most do not have it.

If you dress appropriately, most stages can be done even in light rain. However, if a storm is forecasted, do not hike. In that case, you should wait until the storm passes, even if that means spending a day at the hut.

If you’d like to eat a vegetarian meal, it’s usually available at most accommodations. Vegan options are harder to find in huts, but we’ll let you know about them in advance so you can plan accordingly.

Aside from the essentials – hiking shoes, backpack, and sports clothes – you should also not miss some other crucial things you should pack for the hut-to-hut hiking tour.

Check out our extensive list of hiking gear.

We do not demand that you have insurance before booking, but it is advisable to do. Joining the Austrian Alpine Club gets you covered in case anything unexpected happens to you on your way.

Mountain huts are not luxurious, but they are cozy and comfortable. You will not lack a warm bed, delicious meals, and toilets. They offer private rooms and dormitories, so you should be prepared to book enough time in advance if you do not want to share a room with other people.

Read more about the Austrian mountain huts.

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Multi-day hut-to-hut hiking tours in Austria — venture through the heart of the Austrian Alps, sleep in authentic mountain huts and eat traditional local food.
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