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Mount Rigi and Lucerne Summer Day Trip from Zurich

On this full-day alpine excursion, escape Zurich and spend a glorious day in the Lake Lucerne area, exploring Mount Rigi, known as the ‘Queen of the Mountains,’ and the picturesque lakeside town of Lucerne. This tour is mostly made up of free time and self-guided activities – your guide will be with you from Zurich to Weggis, at the foot of the mountain, and then you’re free to explore the mountain and Lucerne at your leisure. Ride an aerial cable car and a cog-wheel train; take in stunning views over the Swiss Alps; enjoy a boat ride on Lake Lucerne – it’s a full day of gorgeous scenery and mountain delights.

per adult from

$198

AUD

Duration

9 hours 30 minutes

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  • What's included :
    • Aerial cable car
    • Cog-wheel train
    • Boat ride from Vitznau to Lucerne
    • Transportation by coach from Zurich to Weggis and from Lucerne to Zurich
    • Live-guided from Zürich to Weggis and from Lucerne to Zürich (no guide on mountain and boat)
    • Entry/Admission - Mt. Rigi
    • Entry/Admission - Vitznau
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pick-up and drop off
    • Meals and drinks
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Sihlquai, Sihlstrasse 41, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

    Departure place is at the Sihlquai Coach Terminal, Limmatstrasse 4, Zürich

    Pass By: Lake Lucerne, Lucerne Switzerland

    Your full-day tour from Zurich to Mount Rigi and Lake Lucerne starts with a panoramic drive over Albis Pass and then takes you to Weggis, a charming summer resort town on the shore of Lake Lucerne.

    Stop At: Mt. Rigi, Lucerne 6354 Switzerland

    Your guide will turn you loose in Weggis, where the self-guided part of your day trip begins. Take the aerial cable car for an approximate 15-minute ride up the mountain, offering you stunning views over Lake Lucerne.

    Your itinerary on Mount Rigi is flexible – you can spend one to 2.5 hours exploring at your own pace, using the itinerary sheets and timetables your guide will give you. There are beautiful walking and hiking trails, spectacular panoramic views over the Swiss Alps, restaurants where you can relax and have a bite to eat, and more.

    Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

    Stop At: 6354 Vitznau, Switzerland

    You’ll then take a cog-wheel train down the mountain to the lakeside village of Vitznau, where you’ll board a paddle-steamer for the approximate 45-minute boat ride to Lucerne.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Lucerne Station, Bahnhofplatz, Lucerne 6005 Switzerland

    You’ll then take a cog-wheel train down the mountain to the lakeside village of Vitznau, where you’ll board a paddle-steamer for the approximate 45-minute boat ride to Lucerne.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Pass By: Zürich, Bus Station, Ausstellungsstrasse 5, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

    Drop off at the Sihlquai Coach Terminal

  • Departure Point :
    Best of Switzerland Tours AG, Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland
    Departure Time :
    9:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • From 15 to 26 November 2021 and 07 - 31 March 2022, the round-trip up and down Mt Rigi will be by cogwheel train due to cable-car maintenance.
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Infant seats available
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Approved Health & Safety Concept COVID-19 under the "Clean & Safe" campaign supported by Switzerland Tourism. Face masks and disinfectant wipes will be provided free of charge.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

9

Organised by Best of Switzerland Tours

Activity ID: V-3885SW305BS

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