Visit An Idyllic Place – Davos Klosters
When winters arrive, they bring happiness, festivals, an opportunity to spend some time with friends and the most awaited vacations with them. Vacations do not always mean spending ideal time at a place but sometimes it also means exploring a different and a new place. Allow your vacation ideas to inspire you and make you travel to a beautiful place. So how about exploring a skiing resort? Davos-Klosters, have you ever heard about it? Do you know it has 6 skiing resorts for you? It is one of those resorts in Switzerland where snow never fails to arrive. And so many things to offer to its guests, ain’t you excited? So pack your bags and gear up for the unforgettable trip to Davos Klosters.
Davos Klosters Statistics
Base Elevation: 6673 feet
Summit Elevation: 2657 feet
Vertical Drop: 9330 feet
The Davos Klosters ski resort is perched at an elevation of 2,034 meters (6673 feet approx) at a vertical drop, 2,844 meters (9330 feet approx) being the highest lift and 810 meters (2657 feet approx) from the base. The resort is open from mid-December to end of March. And ski area is about 260 kilometers (161 miles approx). Davos Klosters have 6 resorts namely - The Jakobshorn, the Parsenn/Gotschna resort, Madrisa, Pischa, Rinerhorn and Schatzalp/Strela. This resort has plenty to offer in terms of sports for everyone like; Early bird in Parsenn, Skiing tester session in Klosters, Find and discover animal tracks in Davos, Fatbike Fun in Pischa, Luging in Rinehorn and so on. Rinehorn offers skiing for all abilities and also night-sledding for families on Wednesdays. Pischa offers incredible views and special facilities for children to learn and enjoy ski. Davos is one of those mega-resorts in Switzerland which has so much to offer whether it is about spectacular views or it is about sports. You won’t go back without taking memories in abundance. This resort is home to the world famous Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research Center.
Skiing and Snowboarding Statistics
Davos Klosters has much in store for everyone like skiers, free-riders, and snowboarders. This resort meets everyone expectations as it is a family-friendly resort. The longest trail is for about 12km (7 miles approx) leading you through the most beautiful and interactive region of Davos Klosters.
A total of 62 kilometers (approx 38 miles) of slopes and runs are allotted to amateur level skiers. Beginners are allotted flat slopes for skiing that lead through larch woods, they can get an introduction to skiing on the three people movers. These flat slopes help beginners to learn the sport at an ease. Beginners can ski on slopes that are easy from the Jakobshorn to the base.
For Families & Children
Children have an amazing opportunity at Davos-Klosters, as there is separate are for children to
enjoy. Special facilities are available for children like child care, playground park, ski school for children, wave run for children, children’s lift, and snow kindergarten. These facilities allow families to spend quality time alone by leaving children’s here.
For advanced level
A total of 64 kilometers (approx 39 miles) of steep slopes area offered for advanced and free-riders. There are many mountain areas and snow covered areas that can be explored by advanced level riders. Such trails and ski runs are specially designed for much-needed thrill and adrenaline rush to the skiers.
Cross country skiing season opens every year in December and is enjoyed by the skiers and snowboarders. Total trail length of about 142 kilometers (approx 88 miles) is offered for cross country skiing. Trails surrounding Davos Klosters are attractive and snow reliable. About 50 kilometers ( approx 31 miles) of the trail is available for freeriding.
Learn to ski
Wanna ski? And you don’t know how to ski. So don’t worry friends, Davos Klosters conducts Special lessons for those who want to learn ski. Whether you’re a beginner, Intermediate or an expert they have something for everyone to learn. Instructors at ski school motivate you and it’s fun to learn sports from them. Price for one day course costs $74 approx (69 Euro approx). Special courses are available for children below 4 years at snow garden with parents involvement as well. Courses such as Beginner lessons for adults, teenagers classes for 14 years and above are also available. The ski school at Davos Klosters arranges advanced classes day trip where you can experience beauty as well as learn to ski and snowboarding.
Ski lifts are an important part of the ski resort as these will help you to move through slopes smoothly and efficiently. Davos Klosters has 6 snow ski resorts namely - The Jakobshorn, the Parsenn/Gotschna resort, Madrisa, Rinerhorn, Pischa and Schatzalp/Strela. Here there are a variety of choices available for you with the total of 57 transport systems available. It has 50 ski lifts available for passengers with a capacity of carrying 64,421 riders per hour. 8 cable cars, 2 Funicular, 4 gandola lift, 10 chair lifts and 26 surface lifts. These lifts help to ease out traffic in the ski resort. On weekdays tickets cost approx $27 for children, Junior (age 13-17) $36 approx and for adults (18+) $69 approx. Tickets price vary according to days and age groups. Like on weekdays and weekends prices are different.
Accommodation and Lodging Facilities
Davos Klosters is one of the mega-resort in Europe. This resort has 19,500 beds to offer guests; it means more choices when it comes to finding a suitable accommodation as per your needs and budget.
Hotel Europe is situated at Davos Platz and is a 4-star hotel. The hotel offers a fitness area, an indoor pool, a piano bar, a restaurant and two clubs for chilling and enjoying. The basic amenities include free Wi-fi, free parking, non-smoking rooms and business facilities as well. After spending a day in mountains you can have fun in after a party at Cabana Club Bar or Cava Club or try your luck at the casino. Both of the clubs and the casinos are part of the hotel. Standard rooms are available for 2 adults costing $204 approx per night.
Grischa - Das Hotel Davos
Grischa - Das Hotel Davos is one of the best hotels in Davos and is a 4-star hotel. The Hotel Grischa offers you various restaurants where you can delight with the exotic menu from Chinese cuisine at Golden Dragon, Italian cuisine in the Leonto Restaurant, and grilled dishes in the Monta Grill. Pulsa Restaurant serves you regional delicacies prepared with local ingredients while Pulsa Fonduestube serves you the traditional fondue and raclette dishes. The basic amenities include family rooms, free Wi-Fi, facilities for disabled guests and free parking. The rooms are specially furnished in an elegant Alpine style. The hotel also features a wine cellar, a cigar lounge, and a terrace. The hotel also provides Davos-Klosters Guest Card in winters which have its own benefits. Standard room for 2 adults costs $267 approx per night.
Now as you know almost everything about this place, aren’t you feeling excited? A place with so many resorts, sports activities, exploring options, scenic views is worth visiting. Pack your bags and prepare your itinerary and gear up for the incredible fun and memories to Davos Klosters. Let’s get lost in paradise. Let’s go to Davos Klosters.