Lake Mayen with the Tour de Mayen - summer - Leysin
Kuklos - summer - Leysin José Crespo

Gourmet hike - N°5

From the top of the cable car, a very varied panoramic walk. Course passing by the lake of Aï and its charming hamlet and by the lake of Mayen, steeped in legends. Slight descent by the Temeley pasture.

When you arrive at the top of the Berneuse, take the opportunity to discover the magnificent view that awaits you as well as the panoramic revolving restaurant "Kuklos". Start the slightly steep descent to Lake Ai, with an impressive view of the Aï Tower. The path continues towards Lake Mayen and passes by the charming little village of Aï.

Allow about 30 minutes from the top of the Berneuse to Mayen. A break at the Mayen refuge is welcome: the place between the towers of Aï and Mayen is beautiful and with a little luck and imagination, you may see one of the fairies of Leysin, all while tasting one of the specialties of the refuge.

Then take the scenic route which slopes gently down to the Temeley pasture (cheese making). Continue on to the chamois quarry and then join the start of the cable cars.

A more direct variant is possible: 10 minutes after the Temeley, turn left at the intersection under the avalanche barrier, and join a winding path going down to the resort.

Town
Leysin
Distance
7.5 km
Duration
2h00
Difference in height
51 Metres
Difficulty
Medium

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