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Ibex tour in the Weisstannen valley

Duration:   8 hours 30 minutes

Included

  • Guided hike with a Swiss Ranger
  • Watching ibex in the open countryside
  • Information on the reintroduction of the ibex
  • Benefit from the incredible knowledge of a Swiss Ranger
  • Educational material such as ibex horns

During the one-day Ibex Tour you will discover the realm of the ibex and others. A Swiss Ranger will guide you through the secluded Weisstannental valley. The ranger will provide you with exciting information about the life of the wild animals and help you to spot them.

Deer, roe deer, bearded vultures, chamois, ibex - these wild animals feel at home in the Tectonic Arena Sardona UNESCO World Heritage Site. During the Ibex Tour you will hike through the secluded Weisstannental valley, past 80-metre-high waterfalls. A Swiss Ranger will guide you through the wild nature. The Swiss Ranger will tell you how the animals live and what is special about their habitat. You will be taken to places where you can observe the animals in the wild. With a bit of luck, you will spot the majestic mountain inhabitants that many of us only know from photos.

Note: The tour temporarily differs from the usual route due to weather conditions. However, the chance of spotting an animal remains the same.

Meeting point

Postbus station Weisstannen, Oberdorf

Time coordinated with public transport:
Sargans train station 8.36 / Weisstannen Oberdorf arrival 9.07
Weisstannen Oberdorf 17.50 / Sargans train station arrival 18.24

Next dates

16.05.2021

29.09.2021

17.10.2021

Provider

Heidiland Tourismus - Wildtier-Touren Am Platz 1
7310 Bad Ragaz
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Tour details

  • Minimum number of participants 1 (final decision on the day before 16.00) 
  • Bookable until 16.00 the day before 
  • Difficulty: easy (approx. 5 km / 500 metres altitude difference)
  • Takes place in any weather condition, unless the Swiss Ranger cancels the tour due to safety reasons*.
  • Until further notice, all participants are required to wear a facemask. Please note our COVID protection concept (German).

Equipment / Food

  • Good, firm footwear
  • Binoculars are recommended
  • Snacks, lunch and beverages from your backpack (bring your own)

*Bad weather activities: lecture on the release of the ibex in the Weisstannental and further information on the ibex in the Alte Post in Weisstannen. Educational material such as ibex horns are available on the bad- and good-weather versions.

Individual group tours up to max. 20 people** possible on request (price CHF 500.00 for the entire group). Contact: Heidiland Tourism, Tourist Office Bad Ragaz, T +41 81 300 40 20, spavillage@heidiland.com

**The max. number of participants of 20 people depends on official requirements.

Cancellation policy

If cancelled or modified up to 16:00 on the eve of the date of arrival, no fee will be charged. If cancelled or modified later or in case of no-show, 100% of the price of the reservation will be charged.

Payment policy

The total payment of the reservation is required at the time of booking.

From 50,00 CHF

Available dates

16.05.2021

  • 50,00 CHF Adults 
  • 25,00 CHF Children 6-15 years

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