Ibex above Pontresina (photo: Susanne Bonaca)Ibex above Pontresina (photo: Susanne Bonaca)
Switzerland's largest ibex colony lives in the Albris region (photo © Swiss Image, R. Bösch)Switzerland's largest ibex colony lives in the Albris region (photo © Swiss Image, R. Bösch)
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Marmot & ibex excursions

Marmot and ibex excursions

The Albris region above Pontresina is renowned for its diversity of Alpine animals and plants. The marmots, chamois, and Switzerland's largest colony of ibex which can be viewed are particularly impressive. During the summer season, weekly excursions take place to the Val Languard under expert leadership – with informative commentary on the Engadin flora and fauna.

Summer season Mid June to beginning of October
Every Friday 09.00 a.m.
Guide BAW hiking guide
Equipment Good hiking shoes, rain protection, lunch, poss. binoculars/photo equipment
Hiking time Day tour – effective hiking time approx. 4 hrs. - return approx. 16.00 p.m.
Altitude difference Up to 600 m
Meeting point 9 a.m. at the Languard chairlift valley station
Cost Free (excl. chairlift)
Insurance This is the responsibility of participants

Registration by 5 p.m. on the previous day at Pontresina Tourist Information.

Pontresina Tourist Information
Engadin St. Moritz
Kongress- und Kulturzentrum Pontresina
Via Maistra 133 
CH-7504 Pontresina
Tel. +41 81 838 83 00
Fax +41 81 838 83 10
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