Although Kailash IRC is situated in a remote mountain village, it is easily accessible with public transport or by car.
If you plan to travel with public transport we recommend to purchase one of the following saver tickets:
– swiss transfer ticket
– supersaver ticket to Visp or Stalden-Saas – In addition to this supersaver ticket you need a regular ticket from Visp or Stalden-Saas to Törbel Kirche. This ticket can be purchased at your departure station.
From the Airports:
It will take you 3-4 hours from the airports Zurich, Geneva, Basel or Milano (Malpensa) with public transport. From Geneva Airport and Zurich Airport you can take a direct train to Visp. From Visp take the regional train to Stalden-Saas. From Stalden-Saas railroad station, a bus will take you up to Törbel. The bus stop there is called “Törbel Kirche”, the driver will help you get off at the right stop. The train company website www.sbb.ch will help you to plan your trip. Please use “Törbel Kirche” as final destination.
If you arrive late at night or have to leave early from one of the airports you might need to stay overnight and travel on the next day. In this case you could contact the KMC in Zürich or in Geneva. They might have some accomodation for you.
All major cities in Switzerland offer very good connections to Visp. From there take the regional train to Stalden-Saas. From Stalden-Saas railroad station, a bus will take you up to Törbel. The bus stop there is called “Törbel Kirche”, the driver will help you get off at the right stop. The train company website www.sbb.ch will help you to plan your trip. Please use “Törbel Kirche” as final destination.
Please follow the link to find out more about how to buy a swiss transfer ticket.
Arriving in Törbel:
From the bus stop “Törbel Kirche”, Kailash IRC is just 3 minutes away. Click here to watch our video which will show you how to get to the Centre.
There are a few public car parks in Törbel and fees vary according to the length of your stay. You can purchase a long stay card at the local Community Office called “Gemeinde”. The pictures below show the way to the largest car park located only 5 minutes walk from Kailash IRC and next to the “Gemeinde”.
1.) At the church, please turn right.
2.) Sharp bend going up hill.
3.) Follow the road until you reach the car park.
4.) Keep driving.
7.) You have reached the car park!
8.) Dont forget to buy your car park ticket!