Sled dog rides in the Lötschen valley

Dog sledge rides the Lötschental winter experience for dog lovers. Enjoy the incredibly beautiful natural landscape of the Lötschental on a sledge. With a bit of luck, maybe you too can become a musher for a while.

You book the escort time of a Wuffel sled dog guide (musher) for a musher experience with a professional musher and his 4-dog team,

one adult person alone or together with a child up to 12 years of age for CHF 120.00 per hour,

for more persons always two woofel mushers and teams from CHF 240.00 per hour.

If you book two sledges, it is up to the participants how big your group will be. The placement of those present on the sledges is regulated on site according to the safety criteria of During the rides, you can stop and swap places with waiting group members.

Free for children: children can drop by the dogs' location below the hotel at any time outside of booked hours, watch the dogs being cared for over a hot tea and help feed them.


Meeting points:

Saturday, Sunday: 12:30, 13:30, 14:30, according to booking on


Just below the Hotel Fafleralp, where you can get there independently on foot or with snowshoes. (In winter no outward journey by car possible!)

Saturday, Monday: 11:00 

Hotel rides up and sport rides

Start at the car park in front of Hotel Edelweiss in Blatten.

Included in the experience:

Instruction about the upcoming ride, information about Nordic dogs, experiences from sled dog sport and from expeditions of the Wuffel mushers, becoming familiar with the dogs present.

The opportunity to help harness the dogs, enjoy the ride sitting on the sledge as a passenger and/or standing as a "musher trainee". At the top of the Fafler trail, take the dogs for a ride alone. Help with unhitching, stroke the dogs, take photos, with a free hot tea.

For aperitifs and hot food, the Fafleralp restaurant is nearby; participants can also organise catering to round off the experience near the dogs.


Construction of a snow bar and igloo near the dogs. Only in good snow and weather conditions. Surcharge according to time spent, from CHF 240.00 per hour.

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