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Intro

The fantastic mountain scenery around Mount Titlis, the unique flora, the deep blue mountain lakes and the breathtaking views of the Central Swiss Alps are just a few of the highlights of this hike.

Description

The Melchsee-Frutt cable car station is the starting point for the so-called «four-lake hike». First you walk to Melchsee - the sparkling natural reservoir - where fishing is becoming quite popular. Take a peek inside the chapel, which is often booked for weddings. Then it's on to Lake Tannen, where you can grill your lunch and have a picnic on a covered patio.

It's just a bit farther up to Tannalp, and then it's back down again to the beautiful Engstlensee - which is full of fish. Beforehand, you can sample local cheese at the dairy. This area is a place of power - especially near the tall rock that stands next to a pine tree. The ascent to the Joch pass starts near the lake. You can have a snack at the mountain lodge before heading to the fourth lake - Trübsee - on the other side of the mountain.

You can discover Trübsee's beauty by rowboat, before heading on to Engelberg.

Bookable offer

You can also book an overnight stay for this hike. To the offer.  

An enjoyable tour includes the careful planning of the same. Please inform yourself in advance at the local information center about the route and weather conditions. Depending on the season and weather conditions, this route may be blocked or interrupted

Technical information

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Start location
Melchsee-Frutt
Destination
Engelberg (Trübsee)
Ascent
640 m
Descent
760 m
Distance
15 km
Duration
4 h 40 min
Duration back
4 h 50 min
Technical requirements
Medium
Physical requirements
Medium
Season
July - October
Elevation profile
640Meter ascents
760Meter descents
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Theme
With panoramic view, Along Water, To an alp
Signalization
Signalisation in both directions
More information https://www.schweizmobil.ch/en/wanderland/route574...

Map

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Contact

Engelberg-Titlis Tourismus AG
Klosterstrasse 3
6391 Engelberg
Switzerland

Phone +41 (0)41 639 77 77
Fax +41 (0)41 639 77 66
welcome@engelberg.ch
engelberg.ch

Obwalden Tourismus
Bahnhofplatz 1
6060 Sarnen

Phone +41 (0)41 666 50 40
info@obwalden-tourismus.ch
obwalden-tourismus.ch

Quick Facts

Route number

No. 574

Distance

15 km

Duration

4 h 40 min

Ascent

640 m

Travel information: Engelberg

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