Mount Rigi day trip from Zurich
Excursions & day trips

Mount Rigi day trip from Zurich

Free cancellation
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 9 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Ride up the Queen of the mountains with the aerial cable car
  • Enjoy spectacular views of the majestic mountains and the midland with its deep blue lakes
  • Experience Europe's first mountain railway
  • Have a lovely one-hour cruise on Lake Lucerne
What to expect

Go where the Swiss go and visit beautiful Mount Rigi. Relish the amazing view over 13 lakes and the magnificent alpine panorama as the aerial cable car takes you up on the mountain. See Europe's first mountain railway and Enjoy a boat ride on beautiful Lake Lucerne. The trip includes also a visit to the charming Old Town of Lucerne.

The journey starts with a lovely coach ride crossing the Albis Pass and along beautiful Lake of the Four Cantons to Weggis, a charming summer resort on the shores of the lake.

Board the aerial cable car to Rigi Kaltbad where you change to Europe‘s first mountain railway, which leads up to the summit Rigi-Kulm (1800m). The unsurpassed views from the top of this majestic mountain will overwhelm you. A variety of well-prepared hiking trails invite for a walk and cozy alpine restaurants offer a decent selection of typical, hearty meals all accompanied by the amazing alpine panorama. In winter, you might fancy renting a sledge and zoom down the valley.

In the afternoon, descent by cogwheel train to Vitznau and board the public boat for a lovely one-hour cruise on the picturesque Lake of the Four Cantons towards Lucerne.

In Lucerne you can 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. Further recommendations include a visit to the Swiss Museum of Transport, or for art lovers the Rosengart Museum with works of the famous artists Picasso and Paul Klee. In the evening, meet your guide again for the coach journey back to Zurich.

The professional guide accompanies the tour from Zürich to Weggis and from Lucerne to Zurich. The way up and down Mt. Rigi and the boat ride to Lucerne are unguided. For this part, you receive detailed, written information.

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What's included
  • Partly live guided in English
  • Transportation in comfortable coach
  • Cable car and cogwheel train
  • Boat ride on Lake Lucerne
What's not included
  • Lunch
  • Beverages
  • Personal expenses
Reduced price
  • Children (age 6-15)
  • Infants (age 0-5): free admission
Where

Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland

Meeting point:

The departure place is the Sihlquai Coach Terminal (Limmatstrasse 5). The meeting point is a white ticket office marked with "Best of Switzerland Tours" or "Tickets here" signs.

What to remember
  • You are recommended to bring warm clothes, sunglasses and a pair of solid shoes
  • You can book a maximum of 10 people per option
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When
  • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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Provider
Best of Switzerland Tours AG
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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