A Private Tour of the Zugspitze Mountain and Garmisch-Partenkirchen


Tour Number

Activity Level



Hiking and Walking, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family


Kid Friendly: Yes. Suitable for all ages.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (fluent), German (fluent)

Visit the tallest mountain in Germany!

A full day tour beginning at the Garmisch-Partenkirchen train station. We use the Zugspitze cable car to take us to the peak of Germany's tallest mountain where we will enjoy stunning views, amazing history, and food in Germany's highest beer garden! After sight-seeing and lunch, we will head down into the valley for a walking tour of Partenkirchen with a stop for an afternoon coffee and cake or beer and bretzen!

Transportation from Munich to Garmisch can be arranged when requested at additional charge.


Meet at the Garmisch-Partenkirchen train station at 9:00 am
Enjoy a scenic train ride to the Zugspitze with history of the area
On to the peak of the mountain
Lunch atop the mountain
Return to the village of Partenkirchen for a two-hour walking tour
Stop at my favorite shops
Return to the Garmisch train station around 4:00 p. m.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: The train station in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Just inside is the small coffee shop where you will see my bald head and glasses.

End location: Garmisch-Partenkirchen Train Station or a prearranged location in or near Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Duration: 8 hours


Opal passanger van, local train, and mountain cable car

What’s Included

Other: Transportation from Garmisch-Partenkirchen to the Eibsee lake and the Zugspitze mountain new cable car. The cable car lift ticket, tour at the peak of the mountain of both Austria and Germany, tour of downtown Partenkirchen with stop at local chocolate shop for samples, and stop at the Olympic Ski Jump used in the 1936 Olympics.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 euro - Per person for lunch, beverages, and incidentals.

What’s Extra

Other: Lunch and afternoon snacks.

A Recent Review of this tour

The day long trip was really fun and informative . Jake is extremely knowledgeable of the history , culture and economy of the Munich area . He shared numerous details and stories as we worked our way up to Zugspitze . The scenery was amazing , awesome views in all directions . The quaint village of G-P was beautiful and full of history going back centuries . Highly recommend this tour and Jake for any tour he offers .
David Fairbanks

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