Event Heidiland

Wildlife watching Ibex, deer, chamois and co.

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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 Weisstannen valley.

Description

Date
22.09.2024 from 09:15 to 16:45 o'clock
06.10.2024 from 09:15 to 16:45 o'clock
20.10.2024 from 09:15 to 16:45 o'clock
Price
Adults: 65.00 CHF
Children 6-15 years: 30.00 CHF
Place
Postbus station Weisstannen, Oberdorf

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 Weisstannen valley. The ranger will provide you with exciting information about the life of the wild animals and help you to spot them.

Observation of fascinating wild animals such as ibex, deer, chamois
Exciting information from a Swiss Ranger
Hike through the mountainous landscape of the Weisstannental valley
Opportunity to experience various wild animals in their natural habitat

Deer, roe deer, bearded vultures, chamois, ibex - these wild animals feel at home in the UNESCO World Heritage Tectonic Arena Sardona. 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. The tours take place as follows:
Sunday, 28. April 2024 Saturday, 4. May 2024 Monday, 20. May Sunday, 22. September 2024 Sunday, 6. October 2024 Sunday, 20. October 2024

Included
Guided hike with a Swiss Ranger
Information on the reintroduction of the ibex
Benefit from the incredible knowledge of a Swiss Ranger
Educational material such as ibex horns

Language
German, other languages on request

Conditions
Notes

Difficulty: medium (560 metres altitude difference / approx. 4 km per way)
Good, firm footwear
Binoculars are recommended
Snacks, lunch and beverages from your backpack (bring your own)

Booking

Bookable from April to October on selected dates
Minimum number of participants 4 (final decision on the day before 16.00)
Online: until 16.00 the day before
By phone: for Saturday tours until 16.00 the day before and for Sunday tours until 12.00 the day before
The tour takes place in any weather condition, unless the Swiss Ranger cancels the tour due to safety reasons*
Individual group tours up to max. 20 people possible on request (Up to 20 people CHF 500.00 for the whole group, 21-40 people CHF 900.00 for the whole group)

*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.
Any questions? Contact us at: Heidiland Tourism, Tourist Office Bad Ragaz, T +41 81 300 40 20, spavillage@heidiland.com

Meeting point
Postbus station Weisstannen, Oberdorf
Travelling by public transport: Sargans train station from 8:36 / Weisstannen Oberdorf to 9:07 (Sunday) Sargans train station from 8:06 / Weisstannen Oberdorf to 8:41 (Saturday, with change at Mels Pizolpark)
Weisstannen Oberdorf from 17:50 / Sargans train station to 18:24 (Sunday) Weisstannen Oberdorf from 17:24 / Sargans train station to 18:23 (Saturday, with change at Mels Pizolpark) Note: We recommend travelling by car, as the bus service only runs every hour. Alternatively, you can also plan an overnight stay.

Veranstaltungsort

Postbus station Weisstannen, Oberdorf

7326 Weisstannen

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