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Großglockner: Austria's Highest Mountain - Tour from Salzburg

Available in English Hotel Pick up included

Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    15 May - 15 Oct: Daily

  • Duration

    8 hours

  • Start time

    09:00am

  • Meeting Point
    Pick up from your hotel. (Please mention your hotel name and address at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, our customer service executives will get in touch and confirm the details)
  • Ending Point

    Your hotel in Salzburg or drop you off in the Old Town.

Key Highlights

  • Visit the highest mountain is Austria
  • Enjoy a day full of stunning views, a photographers dream!
  • Travel from Salzburg by minivan

Overview

The tour takes you to see Grossglockner, Austria's highest mountain lies at the heart of Austria’s Eastern Alps. Travel from Salzburg in a comfortable mini-van through some of the world's finest scenery.

Admire the spectacular view of the longest glacier in the Eastern Alps. Watch the marmots (unique chipmunk like creatures that are native to the area) frolic in the distance as you walk the circuit trail which offers incredible scenery.

Note: This tour is not available for few days in the month of July and August.

Itinerary

You will be picked up in morning from your hotel at 09:00am. Accompanied by an English-speaking guide you will be taken in a mini van on a tour of Großglockner (Grossglockner).

Großglockner is the highest peak in Austria and located in the Hohe Tauern range of the Eastern Alps. This tour is a scenic ride through the most beautiful mountain areas of Austria. You can see:

Ferleiten Wildlife & Leisure Park: Nestled in an untamed and romantic high valley. The Ferleiten Wildlife & Leisure Park serves as a home to more than 200 species of wild animals, both native and exotic, including fallow deer, bison, brown bear, marmots, ibex and many more.

Edelweissspitze: This is the highest street point in Europe and offers spectacular views of the surrounding Alps.

Franz Josefs Höhe: The Franz- Josefs-Höhe (2,422m/7,947ft), on the edge of the Pasterze glacier is one of the most beautiful spots in the area. Stroll through the mountains around the Swarwsky place and see some typical alpine animals.

On the way back, stop at the Marmote Inn for an early dinner.

You will be dropped off at your hotel in Salzburg or drop you off in the Old Town.

Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
  • Transport in mini van

Exclusions

  • Lunch & Drinks
  • Road toll

Please note

Voucher Information: Sorry, but we will need you to print a paper version of your booking voucher (we're working on changing this). At this time no refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

There should be minimum 4 passengers for guaranteed departure. Should this number not be met for your chosen date you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

Please reach the meeting point 15 minutes prior to departure.

Please note that the road toll is not included in the package. This will be divided through the passengers and is between € 9,40 and € 5,90 per person, depending on the amount of participants.

Additional info

Contact details for the local activity operator will be found on your confirmation voucher.

Customer Reviews

  • Vinod R Nayak
    One of the best tours in Austria!

    This was one of the best tours we had in Austria. The guide was absolutely knowledgeable and had a lot of jokes up his sleeve! The entire journey was mesmerising and it was an...

    India 08/20/2016
  • Adam Obsniuk
    Very nice experience!

    Tour was great, a little pricey considering it didn't include the actual entrance to the park but the guide was excellent and very fun! I would totally recommend this tour to...

    United States 08/01/2013
  • anatoly kazmin
    the Grossglockner-a trip of a lifetime

    Dear Abshishek Gupta, About my experience in Salzburg? Brilliant! Enjoyed the trip to The Grossglockner-highest mountain of the Austrian Republic, everything was organized and...

    Russian Federation 09/10/2012

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