Rigi - Queen of the Swiss Mountains

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view of Mt. Rigi from Vitznau
view of Mt. Rigi from Vitznau
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What To Expect

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


Day Tours in Zurich
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Zurich Sihlquai - Bus parking near Zurich Main Train Station
9 hours and 30 minutes
daily at 9:30 AM
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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.


  • 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


  • Multilingual guide (except from Weggis to Lucerne)

  • Cogwheel train ride

  • Boat ride


  • Meals and drinks

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Personal expenses

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 01 to 22 and November 07 to 18 2016, 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.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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