Tour Duration: 7 Hours (approx.)
Depending on the departing location

Mt. Rigi and Lake of Lucerne Cruise

Treat yourself to a soothing, scenic getaway in one of Switzerland’s most charming destinations, Lake Lucerne, which surrounds the world-famous Mount Rigi. As you embark on this extraordinary Alpine exploration, you’ll experience authentic Swiss culture and astonishing landscapes, including the grand Glarus Alps and the flourishing Lucerne vineyards.

Aside from indulging in the unrivaled tranquility of Lake Lucerne and Mount Rigi, you’ll also be enriched with fascinating local history. For instance, there’s the chance to discover all there is to know about Switzerland’s iconic steam locomotives as you embark on an enlightening mountainous adventure, allowing you to experience first-hand what it was like to journey through the Rigi railways during the roaring 1920s. Our immersive curated tour embodies a unique combination of culture, nature, and history that won’t simply leave you in total awe but will also provide you with the greatest souvenir of all time, lifelong memories.

Private Tours departing from different locations:

What’s Included in your Mt. Rigi and Lake of Lucerne Tour:

  • Private Local Guide
  • From Basel, Engelberg, and Zurich: Standard Rail Pass (1st Class Upgrade Available Upon Request)
  • Lake of Lucerne Cruise 1st Class Pass
  • Mt. Rigi Rail Pass
  • Meet and Greet at your Hotel or Residence

Key points of your Mt. Rigi, and Lake of Lucerne Tour Info:

  • Cruise on the Lake of Lucerne
  • Explore the region of the three forming cantons of Switzerland
  • Discover scenic views at Mt. Rigi
  • Climb to the top of the Queen of the Lucerne region

Local Tour Guide:

  • English
  • French

Needing more information:

Email: booking@tourismusgroup.com
Phone (Toll-Free): +1 888 719 5557

Mt. Rigi and Lake of Lucerne Tour Info

As your exciting journey toward the idyllic town of Vitznau commences, you’ll get to soak up the magnificent panoramic scenery offered by an assortment of captivating Swiss landscapes, including Mount Pilatus, Burgentock, the Glarus Alps, and Lucerne’s beautiful vineyards. You’ll traverse the luscious meadows that characterize the Reuss Valley before encountering the steep cliffs that peer above the Urnersee, extending between Flüelen and Brunnen.

The cruise will then arrive at the lake’s deepest point, the Gersauer Becken (‘Basin of Gersau’), before taking an exhilaratingly sharp turn through the narrow opening between the Unter Nas (‘Lower Nose’) of the Bürgenstock and the Ober Nas (‘Upper Nose’) of the Rigi. As the cruise crosses this picturesque intersection, you’ll have the opportunity to take in the dreamy landscapes presented by Vitznauer Bucht, Küssnachtersee, Luzernersee, and other stunning lake areas. The voyage will continue through the narrow pass between Pilatus and Stanssad, where you’ll reach shallower waters before continuing to Vitznau.

After arriving at Vitznau, you’ll begin the second chapter of your marvelous Swiss exploration. As you ascend on a spectacular train ride to Mount Rigi, our knowledgeable tour guide will enlighten you about the rich historical heritage that embodies these local landscapes. Once you journey up Mount Rigi, which is an astonishing 1,752 meters (5,748 feet) above sea level, you’ll be revitalized by refreshingly crisp air that sweeps the mountain tops as you encounter vintage steam locomotives from the 1920s. Our tour guide will share their knowledge of the Rigi railways, enabling you to gain exclusive insights into the painstaking construction that created the extraordinary Vitznau-Rigi Railway, which extends for 6.975 km (4.334 mi). You’ll additionally learn about famous, innovative Swiss engineers responsible for these iconic railways, including Niklaus Riggenbach.

By the end of this unforgettable tour, you’ll be gifted with cherished memories and compelling knowledge of the Rigi railways.

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Booking & Cancellation Policy

RATES AND PRICES

All rates and prices quoted are subject to availability. Prices will not change even if the full payment is not received and voucher(s) are not issued. Prices that are quoted include all local taxes unless we advise otherwise.

Private Day Trips or Small Group Day Trips

  • At the time of booking, a deposit amount will be processed
  • 30 days before the departure, 50% of the total amount is to be settled
  • 7 days before the departure, the remaining amount is to be settled
  • Cancellation & Refunds are based on the Cancellation Policy below
  • If you wish to settle the total price differently, please get in touch with us at booking@tourismusgroup.com

 Packaged Multi-Day Trips

  • At the time of booking, a deposit of 10% will be processed
  • 180 days before the departure, 30% of the total amount is to be settled
  • 120 days before the departure, 30% of the total amount is to be settled
  • 60 days before the departure the remaining 30% of the total amount is to be settled
  • Cancellation and refunds are based on the Cancellation Policy below
  • If you wish to settle the total price differently, please get in touch with us at booking@tourismusgroup.com

YOUR VOUCHER AND DEPARTURE POINT

Private Day Trips or Small Group Day Trips

Please present your voucher 10 minutes before departure to the driver or guide at the departure point of your tour. The location of the departure point can be found in the tour description and is stated on your booking confirmation. We can not be held responsible for clients being late for their tours.

Packaged Multi-Day Trips

Your Trip Manager will always have your details; please present your Passport when identifying yourself at the hotel. The location of the departure point can be found in the tour description and is stated on your booking confirmation. We can not be held responsible for clients being late for their tours.

Transportation Services

Please present your voucher 10 minutes before departure to the driver at the departure point. The location of the departure point has to be advised at the time of booking. We can not be held responsible for clients late for their transfer.

Availability

The travel products and services sold through this site are subject to availability and can be withdrawn without notice.

Confirmation

Private Day Trip, Small Group Day Trip, or Packed Multi-Day Trip is confirmed and reserved once both parties agree in writing or over the telephone and is subject to the booking and cancellation policy. When full payment is received the final confirmation document will be sent.

Important

We request that you carefully check your voucher’s dates and contact information and contact us immediately if these are incorrect.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

Private Day Trips or Small Group Day Trips

  • Cancellation, more than 2 days in advance, is fully refundable
  • Cancellation up to 1 day before departure date: 50% of the total amount plus administration fees that might be imposed (Except if unforeseen circumstances arise)
  • Cancellation up to and less than 1 day before the departure date and time or no-show: 100% of the total amount (Except if unforeseen circumstances arise)

 

Packaged Multi-Day Trips

  • Cancellation, up to 30 days in advance, is fully refundable
  • Cancellation up to 14 days before departure date: 50% of the total amount plus administration fees that might be imposed (Except if unforeseen circumstances arise)
  • Cancellation up to and less than 7 days before the departure date and time or no-show: 100% of the total amount (Except if unforeseen circumstances arise)

 

Transportation Services

  • Cancellation, more than 2 days in advance, is fully refundable
  • Cancellation up to 1 day before departure date: 50% of the total amount plus administration fees that might be imposed (Except if unforeseen circumstances arise)
  • Cancellation up to and less than 1 day before the departure date and time or no-show: 100% of the total amount (Except if unforeseen circumstances arise)

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