Day 1 in Engelberg. Sunday, August 25, 2002. Hike to Engstlenalp. Hotel Engstlenalp. You can get here by a long mountain road (car or bus) from Meiringen or an hour on gondola and chairlifts from Engelberg, or taking mountain rides up and walking down like we did. Hotel and restaurant in a beautiful remote setting - green valley surrounded by mountains.