Hiking Tours & Excursions for Bon Vivants Transformational Work in Nature


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Hello and welcome

“There is nothing more fulfilling for me than exploring new trails and landscapes and sharing them with others.”

About me

Hi, I’m Karin! I am madly in love with nature and deeply convinced of its healing powers. It helps me to find my centre again and to focus on what is essential. In nature, I find both stillness and aliveness. I am happy to share this passion with you!

Why hiking is good for you…

  • it makes you happy
  • it makes you peaceful
  • it encourages creative thinking
  • it is a great workout
  • it opens your heart & mind
  • it boosts your immune system
  • it brings you back to yourself
  • Karin is an outdoors enthusiast and takes great pride in her work. Twas a lot of fun and a great... read more

    Taylor Avatar
    Taylor
    11/14/2019

    5 star ratingKarin is a wonderful guide; she is very kind and has a great sense of humor. She explained many things... read more

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    Paml7143
    9/22/2019

    5 star ratingI joined already a couple of tours/hikes with Karin and each and every is absolutely recommendable! Great places to see,... read more

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    vz528
    7/14/2018
  • Hiking with Karin was the best decision I could ever have taken when travelling to Vienna. It is an experience... read more

    Dani Avatar
    Dani
    7/31/2019

    This was such a great experience! I love nature, but also love exploring different cultures and this was a perfect... read more

    Christina Avatar
    Christina
    10/21/2019

    Stunning scenery. Karin was easy to contact, and provided everything required for this trip :)

    Rachel Avatar
    Rachel
    5/18/2019
  • The view that you can see during this hiking is great and it's a precious thing to experience while you're... read more

    Paulina Avatar
    Paulina
    8/11/2019

    Karin was friendly. She was patience and didn'trush us during the hike. My son loved the climbing of steel ladders... read more

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    Yen
    9/04/2019

    Karin is a great host with good knowledge of hiking and great conversation. This experience is not to miss especially... read more

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    Amal
    7/04/2019
  • Karin is a super nice and polite person! It’s very easy and interesting to talk to her. She was very... read more

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    Barbara
    4/22/2019

    We had a great time hiking with Karin. She is very polite and friendly.
    The hike route was exactly as...
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    Daniel
    8/05/2019

    5 star ratingI took part in a hiking tour through the "Grand Canyon of Austria" (Hintere Tormäuer) organized by Karin Kropik and... read more

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    JimmyGot
    8/19/2018
  • The entire hike was well organised with exceptional views throughout the hike. Karin was also very easy to connect with... read more

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    Dharshini
    9/16/2019

    Karin was the most wonderful tour guide who made our hike truly special. She took us on a beautiful path... read more

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    Sarah
    7/12/2019

    Great hike, great experience! Thanks for being an amazing host Karin!

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    Benjamin
    11/15/2019
  • We had a very nice hiking day in Michelbach Dorf!Karin has been very professional and kind. At the begining I... read more

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    Mafalda
    4/12/2019

    Karin was an AMAZING tour guide.This was easily the favorite part of our vacation and we did a decent amount... read more

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    Ward
    11/12/2019

    I an not an expert hiker yet this trip was really nice and I liked the track, so many things... read more

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    Dhuha
    6/07/2019
  • What a wonderful day! I would highly recommend this experience. Karin was so friendly and shared many great unique spots... read more

    Amy Avatar
    Amy
    12/03/2019

    Wonderful experience surrounded by nature. The host is excellent and knowledgeable. We will definitely do another hike when we are... read more

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    Hamad
    9/28/2019

    Karin’s explanation of why she offers these hikes was completely consistent with the experience she provided. She is passionate about... read more

    Barbara Avatar
    Barbara
    4/26/2019
  • Highly recommended! Saturday’s Hobbit Hike through the hills, woods and pasturelands surrounding the village of Michelbach, 45 minutes NW... read more

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    Chris
    4/12/2019

    Karin, our hiking guide, was super professional and took us on a wonderful hike through Lower Austria in a region... read more

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    Jacob
    5/12/2019

    5 star ratingHello
    The hike was amazing
    Thank you Karin and for sure we will go to other hikes with you!
    Highly...
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    Istefanova
    6/24/2019
  • This trip was amazing! We hiked, climbed, and caved through some of the most beautiful terrain. This hike is not... read more

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    Aidan
    5/27/2019

    Karin made my visit to Wachau a once in a lifetime, unforgettable experience. She is well informed, conveys an energy... read more

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    Marita
    9/03/2019

    Absolutely enjoyed my day with Karin! She was passionate, considerate and fun to be with. The scenery of Wachau was... read more

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    Chuli
    8/26/2019
  • What great fun! This was our first Airbnb experience and we thoroughly enjoyed it. The Wachau vineyard scenery is spectacular... read more

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    Sharon
    7/06/2020

    5 star ratingIch hatte die Gelegenheit sowohl bei den Myrafällen als auch am Lunzer See dabei zu sein. Die Myrafälle sind... read more

    office523
    9/19/2018

    I can heartily recommend this experience. Not only is it a beautiful region with amazing views, but Karin is a... read more

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    Aryel
    6/25/2021
  • 5 star ratingThis was the first guided hike I have done and I loved it! Seeing this part of Austria with an... read more

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    Sabine
    9/10/2018

    The great place and exited trip with Karin! We had an unforgettable experience and enjoyable hiking. It's not difficult and... read more

    Vera Avatar
    Vera
    10/17/2019

    Karin’s trip was a wonderful experience. The meetup point was simple because she communicated exactly where and how I should... read more

    Kate Avatar
    Kate
    7/05/2019
  • A Lovely scenic hike amongst the Vineyards of Wachau! Karin was very friendly, picked me up right on time at... read more

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    Maxine
    7/09/2019

    We had an amazing time hiking in Wachau with Karin! The hike itself was beautiful and you notice something different... read more

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    Aeryn
    8/12/2019

    Karin’s guide of Wachau was wonderful. She has a real passion for hiking, and I wouldn’t be able to find... read more

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    Charmaine
    7/24/2019
  • Karin is friendly, accommodating, and knowledgeable. The hike was beautiful, the old town and castle ruins were really cool, and... read more

    Mark Avatar
    Mark
    9/06/2019

    5 star ratingThis an interesting and moderate hike through the “pre-alps”. Highly recommend this tour with Karin, she is the most pleasant... read more

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    rloida22
    7/07/2021

    This was an amazing experience!! Guide is so friendly and knowledgeable about the area. The hike is beautiful and... read more

    Kelsey Avatar
    Kelsey
    8/10/2018
  • Amazing! I was worried I was spending too much money but it was worth it. So don't hesitate. Super... read more

    Brian Avatar
    Brian
    6/01/2019

    5 star ratingWe had an amazing time hiking in Wachau with Karin! The hike itself was beautiful and you notice something different... read more

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    aeryn3
    7/15/2019

    Karin was very helpful and friendly, she gave me all the information I needed before and during the experience. We... read more

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    Kata
    8/24/2019
  • We enjoyed a relaxing day with Karin outside of Vienna. The scenery is beautiful and she adjusts her pace to... read more

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    Sigrid
    8/02/2019

    This was the best hike I have done so far. Very adventurous and Karin is a gem. She catered the... read more

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    Rosalind
    6/13/2019

    The trip was wonderful. From pick-up and conversation on the ride; to the hike and after hike lunch. Each moment... read more

    Alexander Avatar
    Alexander
    7/02/2019
  • Such a highlight day out if you are visiting Vienna. You can’t reach this part of Austria by public transport... read more

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    Niamh
    6/01/2019

    We had an amazing time hiking in Wachau with Karin! The hike itself was beautiful and you notice something different... read more

    Aeryn Avatar
    Aeryn
    7/02/2019

    I really enjoyed the hike and conversations with Karin, who is open-minded and has unique perspectives. Definitely felt a connection... read more

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    Eva
    7/22/2019
  • Karin, thank you so much for this wonderful hiking experience!!! We saw many beautiful places! It was very interesting!!!! Thank you!

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    Amira
    10/11/2019

    5 star ratingKarin was the most wonderful tour guide who made our hike truly special. She took us on a beautiful path... read more

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    nkoudsi
    6/23/2019

    5 star ratingThis all day excursion was a wonderful experience. Karin was a great guide and host. The hike through the Grand... read more

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    TheModernTransplant
    6/11/2019
  • Beautiful waterfall, fresh air, lots of green, lovely sceneries , a bit of adventure, excellent food and superb company- a... read more

    Ashley Avatar
    Ashley
    6/21/2019

    5 star ratingKarin was a great hiking guide. She was very personable and friendly. She was very accommodating to our needs of... read more

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    cinike16
    9/18/2018

    The grand canyon of Austria is a perfect outing near Vienna. Karin was an excellent guide and hiking companion.... read more

    Marc Avatar
    Marc
    5/31/2019
  • Wonderful experience I would absolutely recommend to anyone. The views are beautiful through out the hike.

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    Dora
    7/03/2019

    My husband and I had a few days in Vienna and wanted a chance to get out of the city... read more

    Alexandra Avatar
    Alexandra
    11/06/2019

    Karin was an amazing, super friendly guide. I had an amazing time as she took me on trails through Wachau... read more

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    Allan
    6/18/2019
  • This experience with Karin was exceptional! It was exactly what I had been hoping for as far as getting outside... read more

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    Aaron
    10/28/2019

    L’expérience avec Karin est très authentique! Nous étions 2 personnes avec Karin ce qui est en plein à mon goût... read more

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    Marylene
    9/03/2019

    Karin is accommodating, helpful, friendly & lovely person, and detail oriented. We had good conversation and i had such great... read more

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    Talal
    6/06/2019
  • I highly recommend that experience. Karin not only knows a lot about hiking, the track and the region but she's... read more

    Anna Avatar
    Anna
    4/18/2019

    The hike with Karin was great. We walked through a beautiful landscape and enjoyed the cold water of the river.... read more

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    Katharina
    7/25/2019

    5 star ratingThis was a truly wonderful hike punctuated by new paths, stops for photos, and at the end of the hike,... read more

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    afh-Toronto
    9/05/2018
  • I would absolutely recommend this experience for avid hikers or beginners - beautiful scenery & a relaxing trek in one... read more

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    Dala
    7/21/2021

    Karin is very thoughtful and led the hiking experience at a very nice, breezy pace. I thoroughly enjoy the day,... read more

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    Grace
    12/15/2019

    Lovely trip. I would recommend it especially for summer or later spring. It was cold in March and not too... read more

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    Isabel
    3/10/2020
  • Excellent host( Karin). Super friendly. Felt that we knew her before this as she is so so thoughtful. Brought us... read more

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    Aw
    12/27/2019

    It really worth it. You just have to be physically fit, no breathing problems. You should also wear a good... read more

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    Ehsan
    7/10/2019

    Amazing views in the Canyon, so beautiful. It would take you forever (about 3 hours one way) to get there... read more

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    Mihaela
    6/08/2019
  • We had a terrific time with Karin. The trip was well planned, the hiking route interesting, and Karin’s input and... read more

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    Yunona
    10/17/2019

    5 star ratingHighly recommended! Saturday’s Hobbit Hike through the hills, woods and pasturelands surrounding the village of Michelbach, 45 minutes NW... read more

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    TwoPaths
    4/08/2019

    Wow! What an experience!?! Everywhere you looked, each turn could be on the front of a postcard. ... read more

    Marisa Avatar
    Marisa
    7/19/2021
  • Wow! This is my first Airbnb Experience and I’m so glad I did it! I wanted something different from the... read more

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    Ermine
    9/20/2019

    Great experience and beautiful canyon. We booked it on a public holiday so it was much more crowded than normal.... read more

    Kirsten Avatar
    Kirsten
    8/15/2019

    What an incredible, heart-warming, mind-opening, and unforgettable experience I had on this hike in Lower Vienna. We hiked for over... read more

    Allison Avatar
    Allison
    5/26/2019
  • Karin is a wonderful guide!
    She takes you through some very scenic vineyards in the country side near Vienna. She...
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    Nishchint
    7/05/2021

    Let me say that I thought I was too ambitious for booking this. I'm not extremely fit or athletic but... read more

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    Karlina
    7/16/2019

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