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Complete hassle-free packages with luggage transfers - FAQs

What do the holiday packages include? How do I book my long-distance hike? Can I take a dog with me? Is travel insurance available?

Take: Hiking trails on imposing mountain summits that lead over lush meadows with fragrant Alpine flowers and herbs and through dense forests. Get: Natural experiences that leave you speechless. Book now and look forward to your break on the Kitzbüheler Alpen Tour, the KAT Walk in Tirol.

Services included in the complete hassle-free packages:

  • Accommodation in select quality accommodation providers(cosy guesthouses or exclusive 4**** hotels)

  • The finest half-board offerings with regional delights (breakfast and dinner)*

  • Luggage transport (one item of luggage up to a maximum of 20 kg per person) from the start to your last hotel

  • Detailed information material and maps** as well as luggage tags

  • Return with public transport (bus & local trains) from all Kitzbüheler Alpen resorts (except Kitzbühel) to Kirchberg/Hopfgarten/Wörgl

  • All fees and taxes

* For lunchtime a lot of rustic huts along the KAT Walk offer enticing places to stop off and eat (Opening times under news)! As it is not always possible to find somewhere on the nature-filled stages, you are welcome to consult your accommodation provider to buy a packed lunch from them.

** You will receive stage maps to take along in the detailed information booklet you receive after booking. You can also find all the hiking maps online with the Option for downloading GPX data for your GPS navigation. In addition, you can also find the KAT Walk in the Kitzbüheler Alpen East and Kitzbüheler Alpen West hiking maps - these can be purchased in all tourist information centres in the Kitzbüheler Alpen for Euro 6- per map (as of: April 2020).

Hiking without baggage

The Kitzbüheler Alpen offers a very special service for the KAT Walk long-distance hiking trail exclusively in all the complete hassle-free packages. Transporting luggage from stage finish to stage finish. This allows you to hike each daily route with virtually no baggage while still having everything you need for a relaxed holiday. As you want more on several days of hiking than what you can fit in a backpack, we offer our hikers a comprehensive luggage transport service in our KAT Walk packages. We will take care of transporting your belongings - as you want to be hiking and not trailing things about everywhere ;)

Just hand your luggage in the reception before 10:00 and after your hike it will be waiting at 15:00 at the latest in your next accommodation. One regular item of luggage up to a maximum of 20 kg per person can be transported. Should you need to have several items of luggage transported, this is available for a surcharge - simply request this in booking or order with the information team by 7 days before arrival at the latest at info@kat-walk.at .

KAT Walk: Hiking with a dog

On all stages of the KAT Walk Alpine there is at least one accommodation provider that allows pets. When booking just click on "dogs welcome". The trail is possible for dogs. The extra costs for the dog will be paid when you are there with the accommodation provider. For the KAT Walk Compact, taking dogs all the way is not possible. If you are prepared though to spend two nights' stay in one resort (to skip one resort), you can hike the KAT Walk Compact fully with a dog also. We will be delighted to provide you with further information on +43 43 57507 8500 or by email to info@kat-walk.at

When booking you will receive detailed information on the topic of hiking with a dog.

Travel insurance

We recommend that you take travel insurance for your KAT Walk adventure. You are welcome to use aninsurance broker or alternatively, you can buy it here online from Europäische Reiseversicherung ...

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Rustic mountain forests, farming land and summits packed with panoramic views - Sheer hiking enjoyment in the Kitzbüheler Alpen! The gentle grassy mountain landscapeexudes harmony and a sense of snug security. The summit areas above the treeline allow you to experience unlimited freedomand Alpine mountain adventures. The terrain that differs every day ensures for impressive variety while the Alpine inns along the route contribute to the experience. See living tradition up close!

Just check the availability & book and the rest will be organised for you. Let you worries go, and gather some unforgettable hiking moments!

Please note: the first day of booking is always the arrival day with dinner that evening. Hiking follows every day from the next day. On the last day of hiking you will have another comfortable night's stay and after breakfast take a free return journey to the starting point.

No matter if you are spending six, five or three days hiking you can find the overview with all the prices here:

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FAQ on the KAT Walk

  • > Accommodation in a select group of quality accommodation providers
    > the finest half-board offerings with regional delights (breakfast and dinner)
    > Luggage transfer (one item of luggage up to a maximum of 20 kg per person) from the start to your very last hotel
    > detailed information and maps plus luggage tags
    > Return travel with public transport (bus & local train) from all Kitzbüheler Alpen resorts (apart from Kitzbühel) to Hopfgarten/Wörgl
    > all fees and taxes

  • You are most welcome to plan your tour individually! Rest days in between or extensions at the start are bookable. The KAT Walk team would be delighted to support you - just send an email to info@kat-walk.at or call +43 57507 8500!

  • Cancellations can be made for free up to three months before arrival (according to the terms and conditions). After this costs are staggered (3 to 1 months before day of arrival 40 % of total package price due; 1 month to 1 week before day of arrival 70 % of total package price due; in the final week before arrival 90 % of total package price due).

  • Yes, absolutely! On the KAT Walk there are no obstacles for your dog, provided that the dog has enough fitness to complete it. On all stages of the KAT Walk Alpine there is at least one accommodation provider that allows pets. When booking just click on "dogs welcome" . The costs for the dog will be paid when you are there.

  • Yes, 99 % of our guests hike it at their own pace. The KAT Walk is signposted throughout with the KAT Walk logo. From us you will receive map material with detailed directions. You can also download GPX data for every stage on our website.

  • Yes, once a year as part of the mountain summer opening of the Kitzbüheler Alpen (start of June). Should you be interested in booking a mountain hiking guide for your KAT Walk tour, we would be delighted to help you.

  • You can easily reach Hopfgarten in Brixental with the train. There are also often "Sparschiene" offers. You can, of course, also arrive by car - with free parking spaces available. You will received detailed information after booking.

  • You can very easily travel with your free Kitzbüheler Alpen guest card on public transport back to the starting point within an hour! We recommend taking the bus and train after enjoying a good breakfast at 10:02 from St. Ulrich to Fieberbrunn train station. The bus stop is just across the street from your hotel! In Fieberbrunn you can then take a train at 10:22. You will reach "the Hopfgarten im Brixental mountain lift" at 11:00 for the parking facilities in Hopfgarten or "Wörgl" at 11:09 for a train station with international connections (As of: March 2020)!

  • Do you have any further questions? Just send an email to info@kat-walk.at or call +43 57507 8500! The KAT Walk team looks forward to answering your questions!

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