Details of the swiss Alps by bike trip
If you like mountain biking and heights… you will love this mountain biking trip in the Swiss Alps.
The trip requires you to be trained and used to steep slopes, it is a nice adventure in the unspoiled nature of the Swiss national park: beautiful mountain trails, white peaks and green meadows to pedal through.
The bike trip through the Swiss Alps takes you along old trade routes and through breathtaking scenery, as you cycle over the famous viaducts and bridges of the Rhaetian Railway and through picturesque areas such as St. Moritz, Val Mustair, Livigno or the Albula Valley.
Fancy an MTB adventure in the Swiss Alps?
Day 1: Arrival at the first hotel in Scoul
Relaxing day to visit the city the day before starting to cycle.
Day 2: Scuol – Müstair. 35 km (4 km trails) ↑ 790 hm ↓ 1’335 m
In the first stage you will cycle through Naarden-Vesting, a very well preserved fortification, until you reach Amsterdam just after passing by the beautiful lake of Ijsselmeer. Once in Amsterdam, you will enjoy the famous and incredible canals declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, its museums and cultural attractions.
Day 3: Müstair – Livigno 40 km (7 km trails) ↑ 1.415 hm ↓ 895 m.
The second stage will be a tough day through the Val Mora, a wild valley considered one of the most impressive in Switzerland. Then we will descend on a rocky trail towards Italy, riding a fantastic route between lakes, rivers and valleys.
Day 4: Livigno – St. Moritz 45 km (13 km trails) ↑ 1.210 hm ↓ 1.150 m.
Returning to Switzerland, we will have the opportunity to cycle through the Bernina Pass, with fun descents through mountain pastures. All this in an idyllic setting next to the glaciers of Piz Palü and Piz Bernina to St. Moritz.
Day 5: St. Moritz – Bivio 40 km (6 km trails) ↑ 1,515 hm ↓ 1,675 m.
Today’s stage will be a tough one, because in just a few km the elevation gain is very steep and demanding. But that’s what you’ve come for, and the scenery is worth it!
The highlight of the route is a trail through the lakes of the Upper Engadine and its breathtaking views of Isola. From Val Bregaglia, an old mule trail leads along the Septimerpass.
Day 6: Bivio – Tiefencastel 35 km (2 trails) ↑ 735 hm ↓ 1.655 m.
As a final climax, this short stage will take us out of the valley on a fast forest trail until we reach a Roman road located on an elevated terrace with beautiful views. We will finish the stage entering Tiefencastel.
Day 7: End of the trip
Optional services not included:
What is it like to do the swiss alps by mountain bike trip
You will enjoy bed and breakfast in 3-4* hotels and B&Bs chosen for their quality and safety. They will allow you a pleasant rest after cycling along the coastal paths.
I am only one person, can I still book?
Yes, you can book as a single traveler.
Is it possible to rent a bike?
Yes, this trip can be done with either your bike or ours. You can choose it during the booking process, hybrid or electric mountain bikes are available.
Is the daily luggage transfer between accommodations included?
Yes, every day we will take your luggage to the next hotel. You only have to leave it at the reception desk, and we will take care of everything. Normally it will already be at the hotel when you arrive.
Is it possible to cancel?
We want to be as flexible as possible. Therefore, in case of unforeseen circumstances, we will do our best to change the dates of the trip free of charge so that you can travel within the same year, as long as you let us know at least 3 weeks in advance.
And if your plans change and you want to cancel the trip before the start date, the following handling fees will apply:
– with more than 30 days, the management fees will be 20% of the amount of the trip.
– between 30 and 15 days, the handling fee will be 50% of the amount of the trip.
– with less than 14 days, the amount to be paid will be 100% of the amount of the trip.
In order to have more flexibility, we recommend taking out travel, assistance, CR and cancellation insurance. Check with us the conditions. Please note that the price of the insurance is not refunded once contracted in case of cancellation or modification.
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