ED Ref. 2107864
Large room with 2 beds and seating inside and outside. (3rd Bed possible, max. 2 adults and 2 children)
The old hut of the Senner is located directly on a Käsalpe with 70 cows.
Directly next to the hut is the cheese dairy, the hut of the Alppersonal, the stable and a small pickle.
The special feature: you experience the life and work on an alp up close, incl. Cheese making and milking
Far away from civilization - without electricity, TV and internet - still in the middle of Europe
Including full board
Watch video on youtube "My girlfriend got eaten by a cow!"
The Alp is located spectacularly and lonely at an altitude of 2000 m above Leukerbad. Surrounded by 3500s, beautiful mountain walks offer. Only the alp road (subject to authorization) and hiking trails lead up.
Leukerbad is located at 1400 meters, 2-3 hours. Walk from the Alp. There are no other holiday chalets on the alp.
More than 100 hectares of pastures with small streams, waterfalls, spectacular gorges, and many wild animals such as chamois, deer, marmots, bearded vulture or golden eagle.
The 70 dairy cows give milk in a summer for 8 tons of alp cheese. This was awarded the "Gold Medal" by the Valais AOP organization.
The decor of the room is rustic but comfortable, with petroleum heating, without electricity.
2 single beds, additional extra bed possible. Table, bench and chairs, combined living room and bedroom.
Outside seating area with sun loungers.
Rustic wooden floor and wooden walls, light with candles and gas lamp.
Up to 35 years ago the Senn and the shepherds lived here for 6 persons.
Toilet is about 20 meters away in an annex next to the stable, with running water and sink.
in warm weather: possibility to wash at the well with clear cold mountain water.
The normal shared bathroom with hot shower and toilet is located in the main building, about 50 meters away. The water is heated there with a wood stove and boiler. Here are also the living rooms and the room of the Alppersonal (3 persons)
Since there is no kitchen in the room and no further supply in the area, the price is included in the price.
There is Älplerkost, with mostly regional products, salad from own cultivation. However, we are not a hotel, we offer the opportunity to enjoy a great vacation and participate in our meals. "Extra sausages" are difficult to implement in addition to our normal alpine work, but of course we can take into account when they B. Are vegetarians. Our resources are limited, the next entrance is not around the corner. Our foods are "valuable" and are not wasted. It is a tradition that eaten on the alp, what comes to the table.
The price is incl. Breakfast, lunch and dinner and drinks (alcohol is extra)
Breakfast: Alpine cheese, fresh Ziger (ricotta), sausage (homemade), jam, honey, cereals, fruit, bread, milk, coffee or tea, cocoa.
Lunch: changing dishes, eg. Spaghetti, meat / chicken with side dishes, salad, Älplermakronen, grilled food, fondue, cheese cuts, etc.
Homemade cake in the afternoon
Dinner: cheese, sausage and bread, salads, depending on the weather, soup, grilled meat or raclette
cooked and baked with fresh Alpine cream and butter.
For day trips we provide a packed lunch.
Hiking: The hikes all around are challenging, easy to negotiate.
Children: As the terrain is not safe (open streams, electric fences, steep rocky terrain) not suitable for very small children. depending on self-employment only from 3-4 years advisable.
Weather: At an altitude of 2000 m extreme weather conditions prevail. From heat to heavy rain, thunderstorms to snow. Nights with about 6-7 degrees are normal, night frost at the end of August also.
Since the occupancy is only possible during the Alps season, the period is limited to the end of June to the beginning of September.
(Dogs are welcome, please consider that we have a 7/8 months old dog)