Guidance for the winter season 2020/21 under COVID-19 of the destination Grächen can be found here.

Häufige Suchbegriffe

Jungen – Topali Hut – Randa (2-day leg)

Hiking Trail

A 2-day spectacular hike surrounding by magnificent mountain scenery

  • Type Hiking Trail
  • Difficulty hard
  • Duration 13:00 h
  • Distance 22,3 km
  • Ascent 1687 m
  • Descent 2264 m
  • Lowest point 1404 m
  • Highest point 3114 m


A challenging but wonderful 2-day hike high up above the Matter valley.

The first stage leads via the Jung valley and Wasulicke to the Topalihütte refuge. On the second day you head from the Topalihütte towards the Brunegghorn via Guggiberg steeply uphill to Randa. It’s possible to stay overnight at the Topalihütte refuge. The Jungen – Topalihütte stage is one stage of the famous Matterhorn tour (Tour du Cervin). Both stages are about 6 hours long. When you start from the Alp Jungen, you climb 1,100 metres in altitude in total and descent 1,700 metres. You can of course complete this route the other way round too. You can find more information about the high-altitude trail in nine stages online:

Die erste Etappe führt via Jungtal und die Wasulicke zur Topalihütte. Von der Topalihütte geht es am zweiten Tag in Richtung Brunegghorn weiter via Guggiberg steil bergab nach Randa. Übernachtungsmöglichkeit in der Topalihütte. Die Etappe Jungen – Topalihütte ist eine Etappe der berühmten Tour Matterhorn (Tour du Cervin).

Beide Etappen sind rund 6 Stunden lang. Wenn Sie von der Alp Jungen starten, geht es insgesamt 1100 Höhenmeter hinauf und 1700 Meter hinab.

Selbstverständlich können Sie die Route auch auf umgekehrtem Weg absolvieren.

Weitere Informationenzu der Höhenwanderung in neun Teiletappenfinden Sie im Internet:

Sunscreen, rain protection, food and water is recommended as well as personal stuff for the overnight stay in the Topalu Hut.
Binoculars may be practical to observe any ibex from close up!
The route is challenging, relatively long and only suitable for sure-footed mountain climbers who are not afraid of heights.
-  Rhône Valley: Via Martigny - Visp to Grächen / St. Niklaus

-  Car transport Lötschberg: Via Kandersteg - Goppenstein - Visp to Grächen / St. Niklaus (

-  Car transport Furka: Via Andermatt - Realp - Oberwald - Brig - Visp to Grächen / St. Niklaus (Car transport Furka)

-  Tessin/Simplon: Via Lugano - Centovalli - Domodossola - Brig - Visp to Grächen / St. Niklaus (Car transport Simplon)

Parking spaces in Grächen: The car park Millegga is located by the village entrace in Grächen. Price per day (for covered parking space): CHF 15.00


Private Parking space provider:

Amstutz Trudy

Tel. +41 (0)27 956 13 35

Jeiziner Leon

Tel. +41 (0)27 956 16 31

Hotel Alpha

Tel. +41 (0)27 956 13 01

From Visp you take the train to St. Niklaus. There you change to the bus, which gets you to Grächen every half hour. On weekends a direct bus operates from Visp to Grächen.
Das Tourismusbüro in Grächen stellt Ihnen Informationsmaterial und Broschüren zum Wandern in der Destination zur Verfügung. 
Landeskarten SwissTopo: 1:25’000: 1308 St. Niklaus

Map and arrival

Elevation profile
Icon Bett Booking
Icon Stern Packages
Icon Webcam Webcams
Icon Wandern Hiking Paradise
Icon Kontakt Contact