See the wonderful view of Nordkette Mountain by Nordketten Cable Car. It was designed by well-known architect Zaha Hadid at 2002 which displayed the most modern architecture in the Alpine region. See the impressive view of the Nordkette mountain range in the Nordkette Cable Car trip. By the cable car you can visit Nordkette mountain and stand on one of its peaks within twenty-minute from leaving the city center. The cable car trip is divided into three stages from the city center to Hafelekar on the top of Nordkette, which is Innsbruck Congress to Hungerburg via Lowenhaus and Alpenzoo, stage two Hungerburg to Seegrube and stage three seegrube to Hafelekar. Explore one of the steepest ski runs in Europe at Hafelkarrine, ride up to 2,256 meters with the cable car. The mountains is one of favorite destination for hikers, mountainbikers, rock climbers and day-trippers. The things to do at the top of the Nordkette mountains you can look breathtaking views of the Innsburck and the Alpenpark Karwendel, Austria's largest nature park. This area is perfect for people who like to experience breathtaking view from the top without breaking into a sweat or outdoor sports fanatics. Here you can find restaurant at the mountain station and toilets is available in all stations. Check the Nordkette Cable Car first to know the operational time and the things to do before you prchase the tickets is make sure that you check weather information first.
Nordkette Cable Car Tours
Explore the impressive scenery enjoy every step in Nordkette mountain by hiking. This areas also known as 'the biggest gym of Innsburck' because the popularity of the trails for visitors and locals. With intermediate difficulty rating trails its suitable for all hikers. If the weather permits you can hike to the top of Hafelekar. Don't be affraid of get lost because you will find information bord that shows all the available walking tracks and the estimates on how long the various walking tracks take. Get the hiking maps at the ropeway stations and wear your hiking shoes if you leave the area around the ropeway station.
2. Mountain Biking
Challenge your mountain biking skills at the most challenging dwonhill route of Europe. The route starts at 1,905 meters at the Seegrube and covers a distance of 4.2 km with difference in altitude of 1,030 m. At the Nordkette Single Trail you can experience an steep curves, rock jumps ans root passanges. See the amazing views along the trail with combination of the fresh air, sunshine and magnificent views from the top. Make sure you bring enough water with you and pay attention to countion signs. The things to do at this trail is wear your helmet and protective gear on the whole route.
3. Ride Nordketten Cable Car
If you visit Innsburck, it isn't complete if you don't try the cable car. By ride this you can enjoy the scenery of Innsburch at the top of Nordkette mountain and it also will stop at some famous tour destination. One of the favorite stop especially for families is Alpenzoo. You can get ticket package for the cable car and Alpenzoo entrance. Enjoy the view of Austria's largest national park which will makes you relax, unwind and take in nature at its very best. At the alpine park sometimes the visitors can catch a glimpse of the normally shy wildlife. The things to do if you want to know about the operational time for each station you can get it on website.
How to Get Tickets?
You can get the ticket to ride the cable car in the ticket office at stations. For mountain bikes tickets its beter for you to check on website first to know the information.
How To Get Around?
Walking and cycling is the good choice for you to get around Nordkette and enjoy the womderful view of the nature.
What Should I Wear?
To get around this areas you should wear comfortable clothes for your activity. For example if you want to do outdoor activity like hiking and mountain biking make sure that you wear comfortable shoes and I suggest you to bring your jacket.
Best Time to Visit
It will better if you visit the Nordketten Cable Car suring Spring or Summer season. At this season you can do more activities, especially for ourdoor activities at the mountain.
Will I Need a Guide?
How To Get There?
No, it will easy to get there from the city center and if you want to explore the mountain you can get the maps at the ropeway stations. There also you can find information boards that will help you to know information about the route.
For you who want to plan a tour to Innsburck, don't worry about the transportations because this city provides public transpotations for visitors without car. The bus and train are connecting with surrounding city and villages around Innsburck. If you are interested to use public transpotations, make sure that you purchase the tickets at tickets machine because it can save your money.