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Mount Rigi Day Tour from Zurich with Cable Car Tickets and Boat Cruise

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Go where the Swiss go and visit beautiful Mount Rigi! Enjoy the different means of transportation on this outstanding excursion.

3 - 27 April & 5 - 16 November: Due to aerial cable car revision, the tour will be operated by cogwheel train only.

Description

The journey starts with a lovely coach ride crossing the Albis Pass and along beautiful Lake Lucerne to Weggis where you can board the aerial cable car to Rigi Kaltbad.

Switch to Europe's first ever mountain railway up to Rigi-Kulm (6000ft / 1800m). You will be overwhelmed by the incredible panoramic view over the Swiss-Midland, the Alps and the 13 lakes around you. Hike to the top or just enjoy the beauty of this unique scenery.

Descend to Vitznau by cogwheel train followed by a lovely one-hour boat ride to Lucerne. Take time to stroll through the charming Old Town before the journey back to Zurich.

Highlights

  • Oldest cogwheel train of Europe

  • Boat ride from Vitznau to Lucerne

  • Time at leisure in Lucerne

  • Guided tour from Zurich to Weggis and from Lucerne to Zurich

Please note

  • Spanish is available upon request. Please inquire.

  • Children below 6 years old are free of charge if registered and accompanied by paying adult.

  • Mountain transportation (such as cable cars, cogwheel railways etc.) may close down immediately due to a sudden storm, snow fall and/or a bad weather forecast.

  • Guests will receive a time table and detailed, written information from the guide.

  • On April 18 to May 12 and November 06 to 17, round trip transportation will be by cogwheel train only due to cable car revision.

  • Modifications made 24 to 48 hours before the departure will incur a 20.00 CHF handling fee, payable upon check in on the day of the tour. Modifications within 24 hours prior to departure are not possible.

Includes

  • Cogwheel railway tickets

  • Cruise fee

  • Cable car fee

  • English-speaking guide
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Mount Rigi Day Tour from Zurich with Cable Car Tickets and Boat Cruise

Duration: 10 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Not available
Inclusions: Cogwheel railway tickets / Transportation fee / Cruise fee / Cable car fee / English-speaking guide

Schedule

  • 09:15

    Check in at Sihlquai Bus Parking

  • 09:30

    Departure from Zurich

  • 10:50

    Aerial Cable Car Ride from Weggis

    The journey starts with a lovely coach ride crossing the Albis Pass and along beautiful Lake Lucerne to Weggis where you board the aerial cable car to Rigi Kaltbad. You will receive the full information and timetable from your guide before you go up to explore on your own.

  • 11:00

    Arrival at Rigi Kaltbad Station

  • 11:35

    Change to the Train (10 min ride)

    Change to Europe‘s first ever mountain railway up to Rigi-Kulm (6000ft / 1800m). You will be overwhelmed by the incredible panoramic view over the Swiss-Midland, the Alps and the 13 lakes around you. Hike to the top in summer, rent a sled in winter or just enjoy the beauty of this unique scenery.

  • 14:00

    Descent by Train to Vitznau

  • 14:49

    Cruise on the Lake of the Four Cantons

  • 15:49

    Arrival in Lucerne

    Enjoy a stroll on the medieval streets of the charming Old Town and see the famous Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church and the Town-Hall. In the evening meet your guide and get on the coach for a journey back to Zurich.

  • 18:00

    Departure to Zurich

  • 19:00

    Tour Ends in Zurich

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Duration: 9:30 hour(s)
Available: Daily
Pick-up: Available
Inclusions: Cogwheel railway tickets / Charter fee / Cruise fee / Cable car fee / English-speaking guide
Add-ons:
  • Service starting at Zürich Airport +

    Please select this add on at the time of booking if you wish to start your tour from Zürich Airport.

Schedule

  • 09:30

    Pick-up at Select Zurich Hotels

  • Departure from Zurich

  • 10:50

    Aerial Cable Car Ride from Weggis

    The journey starts with a lovely coach ride crossing the Albis Pass and along beautiful Lake Lucerne to Weggis where you board the aerial cable car to Rigi Kaltbad. You will receive the full information and time table from your guide, before you go up to explore on your own.

  • 11:00

    Arrival at Rigi Kaltbad Station

  • 11:35

    Mountain Railway (10 min ride)

    Hop on the train and travel through Europe‘s first ever mountain railway up to Rigi-Kulm. Be in awe of the incredible panoramic view over the Swiss-Midland, the Alps and the 13 lakes around you. Hike to the top in summer, rent a sledge in winter or just enjoy the beauty of this unique scenery.

  • 14:00

    Descent by Train to Vitznau

  • 14:49

    Cruise on the Lake of the Four Cantons

  • 15:49

    Arrival in Lucerne

    Enjoy a stroll on the medieval streets of the charming Old Town and see the famous Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church and the Town-Hall. In the evening meet your guide and get on the coach for a journey back to Zurich.

  • 18:00

    Departure to Zurich

  • 19:00

    Drop-off at Select Zurich Hotels

Fab trip. Really helpful driver.

Richard

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  • (For Check-In) Sihlquai Bus Parking near Zurich Main Station (Sihlquai Coach Parking Limmatstrasse 4 8005 Zürich) Time: 09:15:00

  • (For Check-Out) Sihlquai Bus Parking near Zurich Main Station (Sihlquai Coach Parking Limmatstrasse 4 8005 Zürich) Time: 19:00:00

Check-in Time & Location

  • (For Check-In) Sihlquai Bus Parking near Zurich Main Station (Sihlquai Coach Parking Limmatstrasse 4 8005 Zürich) Time: 09:15:00

Check-out Time & Location

  • (For Check-Out) Sihlquai Bus Parking near Zurich Main Station (Sihlquai Coach Parking Limmatstrasse 4 8005 Zürich) Time: 19:00:00

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Notes

Additional Note(s)
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  • Tour is English and German. Spanish is available upon request.

  • You will not be accompanied by a guide on the mountain and on the boat ride.

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  • This tour is operated with an air-conditioned comfortable 7-seater minivan or 13- to 16-seater minibus.

Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
  • You can book a maximum of 10.

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Reviews

Fab trip. Really helpful driver.

Richard

The tour was very good, unfortunately the same cannot be said about the weather. The tour guide, Ernie was his name i think, was e...xcellent and very knowledgeable, informative and patient. The trip was well planned and was at a proper pace. more

Johann Lee Fan

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made within 3 business days of your activity (after 09:30:00 local time) will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Change Policy

Within 48 hours before the tour start, amendments can be made against a handling fee of CHF 20.00 per booking. The client will pay this fee directly at the check-in, before starting the tour.
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