Wiese und Wald mit dem Wilden Kaiser in Hintergrund

Wilder Kaiser

Ellmau, Going, Scheffau or Söll
With the Nightjet to the mountains

Experience the Wilder Kaiser region


On the sunny side of the imposing Wilder Kaiser mountain range, four holiday towns and villages; Ellmau, Going, Scheffau and Söll can be found. The incomparable experience of nature and mountains in combination with a diverse mix of activities inspires and awakens the zest for life.

In addition, the reliable local public transport is available in the Wilder Kaiser region. So, as you will see - there are no limits to your holiday without a car!


  • Train journey incl. seat reservations on the ÖBB Nightjets NJ 40491/40420 from Hamburg or NJ 421/420 from Düsseldorf or NJ 421/420 from Amsterdam to Kufstein and return (upgrade to couchette possible! – see prices and train connections)
  • komoot voucher for the World Package worth € 29.99
  • Transfer from Kufstein railway station to the chosen accommodation in Ellmau, Going, Scheffau or Söll and return

bookable from € 96,-


The Kaiserkrone

Get around the Wilder Kaiser in five days

The Kaiserkrone is a multi-day hike that leads you from hut to hut around one of the most impressive and most famous mountain ranges in Tirol: The Wilder Kaiser. There are 65 kilometres and 5,000 vertical metres, leaving you with 5 days of stunning memories and exhilarating experiences to go home with. The Kaiserkrone is accessible from the beginning of June to the beginning of October depending on the snow conditions. Various entrances and exits, as well as numerous huts along the routes allow very flexible and individual route planning.

Seven MountainAdventure Worlds

Varied family experience on the mountain

The seven MountainAdventureWorlds in the Wilder Kaiser region prove that hiking with the whole family can be particularly beautiful and exciting. High up on the gentle mountainsides of the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental you will meet with witches, wizards, emperors and various other mythical creatures from the most beautiful viewpoints and exciting playgrounds.
The ascent on the gondola and the lifts is particularly comfortable, with the very modern infrastructure in the Skiwelt. This refreshing mountain experience is guaranteed to fill children’s eyes with magic.

The active program

Diverse summer experiences

Explore the most beautiful corners of the region and try new, exciting activities together in a group - this and much more is possible via the extensive activity program from the Wilder Kaiser. Trained hiking and activity guides and other mountain experts will accompany you through your adventures within the four Kaiser towns and villages of Ellmau, Going, Scheffau and Söll. Families are also graciously welcomed, because many of the activities on offer are child-friendly.

Reasons to visit the Wilder Kaiser region

  • The four holiday towns and villages can be reached quickly and easily
  • An excellent infrastructure with extensive mobility access is offered all over the region
  • The Wilder Kaiser region, with the surrounding mountain landscapes offer plenty of space to relax in nature
  • The Wilder Kaiser Guest Card is your free ticket to regional bus connections and offers many other discounts as well

A little closer to heaven with the mountain lifts

Many working lifts in summer

A summer full of adventure in the SkiWelt Wilder Kaiser - Brixental! There is so much variety guaranteed to be found on the mountain with the seven MountainAdventureWorlds, exciting, panoramic, high-altitude trails and working summer lifts are in each one of the amazing Kaiser towns. The majestic ‘Wilder Kaiser’ is always in sight when hiking between the gentle mountains, the cosy mountain huts and the most beautiful scenic viewpoints.
Tip: ‘The Kaiserjet’ bus service conveniently takes you to all the gondolas, lifts, swimming pools and excursion destinations – free of charge. The Wilder Kaiser GuestCard, is your ticket to unlimited, free and comfortable mountain transport.
In addition, cable car tickets can be purchased easily and conveniently online.

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Bergdoktor filming locations

Holiday ‘on set’ in Ellmau, Going, Scheffau and Söll

The Wilder Kaiser region and the famous TV series “Bergdoktor” simply belong together. Every year filming for the new season takes place in the towns and villages of Ellmau, Going, Scheffau and Söll. The most beautiful parts of the region are captured for television broadcast. The film locations can be explored during amazing filmwalks, tractor rides and other activities.
It is a visit not to be missed because one thing is certain: in the Wilder Kaiser Region it is #evenbetterinreality

The pleasure bike tours

Through the region by bike

Over 350 kilometres of cycle and mountain bike trails, run through the mountain landscape of the Wilder Kaiser holiday region. You have the choice between leisurely tours, action-packed mountain bike trails and even longer trips. Special highlights include tours such as the “Pölven circular cycling route”, “Kaiser circular cycling route”, “Söllandl circular cycling route” and the “Salve circular cycling route”. One thing is certain: a variety of beautifully scenic stops and resting places will punctuate your exhilarating mountain experience.

The Hintersteiner See Lake

Would you like to cool down and relax?

Additionally, the Wilder Kaiser region has many particularly refreshing summer highlights to offer, including: The Hintersteiner See lake. This popular destination gets its water from a mountain spring, has drinking quality water and is one of the cleanest and most beautiful lakes in Tirol. Besides jumping into the cool water, those looking for time to relax, hikers and cyclists will also find numerous rest areas and paths through nature, around the lake. The trend sport ‘stand-up paddling’ can also be tried out at the Hintersteiner See lake.

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Please provide the address of your preferred accommodation in Ellmau, Going, Scheffau or Söll when making your booking.
2 suitcases + 1 piece of hand luggage per person are included in the price. Each additional suitcase will be charged at €10.00 each way. 1 item of sports equipment is also included in the price. Each additional item of sports equipment will be charged at €10.00 each way.


Find, plan and share your adventures with komoot.
With your rail ticket for the respective route, you will also receive a voucher for your komoot World Package worth € 29.99. Valid until 31.12.2022.

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