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Hoher Dachstein - The Highest Peak On Dachstein Massif- Austria's Mountain Beauty

Hoher Dachstein

The Dachstein massif, which includes more than 100 limestone peaks and divides the Austrian provinces of Styria, Salzburg, and Upper Austria, is centered on Hoher Dachstein. At a height of 2,995 meters, the Hoher Dachstein's primary summit can be found. The Dachstein massif is overshadowed by glaciers when viewed from the north, with rocky peaks rising beyond them. In comparison, the mountain descends just about vertically to the valley floor to the south.

Best time to visit: May-To-Oct
Things to do: Climbing, Hiking, Mountaineering, Admiring The Top View


  • Flight - It's easy to fly from India to Austria. All of the main airlines offer direct and connecting flights to Vienna International Airport from the majority of Indian cities, predominantly Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Kochi, and Bengaluru (VIA). However, the only nonstop flight between India and Austria is on the Air India route from Delhi to Vienna. The VIA trip will take about nine hours. Connecting trips to Austria can take up to 19 hours, depending on the airline. Additionally, bear in mind when making your travel arrangements that there are choices for road and train transportation from the airport to Vienna city. Reaching Hoher Dachstein is easy from the Airport! You can opt for the train.


  • Train - The Salzburg, Upper Austria, and Styria borders are where this peak is situated. At Schladming, where the train pauses, a bus transports passengers to the community located below the Dachstein Mountains.
  • Cable Car - The Dachstein Südwandbahn cable car connects Ramsau in the upper Ennstal to the Dachstein Glacier ski region, which is situated on the Dachstein massif.

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