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Heart of the Alps Private Hike with Transport from Lucerne provided by ECHO Trails

Heart of the Alps Private Hike with Transport from Lucerne

Heart of the Alps Private Hike with Transport from Lucerne
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Tour snapshot
Duration:
10h
Taking Covid-19 safety measures
Service animals allowed
Ticket type:
Mobile
Free cancellation
  • Duration:
    10h
  • Taking Covid-19 safety measures
  • Service animals allowed
  • Ticket type:
    Mobile
  • Free cancellation
About
Venture to the Mt. Titlis area on this private day tour to experience impressive mountain views with your professional guide. Enjoy a day in the beautiful Engelberg region with 4-5 hours of hiking and capture images of the snow-capped alpine peaks, cows grazing on green pastures, waterfalls and alpine streams. Eat a delicious lunch at a typical farm-inn (own expense) or bring a picnic to enjoy in the open air surrounded by majestic mountains. Travel  by regional train through lush farmland before reaching a mountain resort town. This private tour, includes all transportation by train and aerial cableway.
Know before you go
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
Available languages
German, English, Italian
What to expect
  • Explore Switzerland’s Engelberg Valley Spend a day in the Engelberg Valley with 2 ½ to 3 hours of hiking surrounded by Swiss Alps, green pastures, snow capped peaks, glaciers, grazing Swiss cows, water falls and streams with lunch stop at an alpine restaurant. - Unforgettable experience and views. - Visit the world famous village of Engelberg with its 12th century living monastery - Three hours of hiking in the very heart of the Swiss Alps - Enjoy a picnic with a view to die for or stop for lunch at an authentic Alpine restaurant - Use of Swiss public transportation system
Know before you go
  • Duration: 10h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
Available languages
German, English, Italian
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
What to expect
  • Explore Switzerland’s Engelberg Valley Spend a day in the Engelberg Valley with 2 ½ to 3 hours of hiking surrounded by Swiss Alps, green pastures, snow capped peaks, glaciers, grazing Swiss cows, water falls and streams with lunch stop at an alpine restaurant. - Unforgettable experience and views. - Visit the world famous village of Engelberg with its 12th century living monastery - Three hours of hiking in the very heart of the Swiss Alps - Enjoy a picnic with a view to die for or stop for lunch at an authentic Alpine restaurant - Use of Swiss public transportation system
Need help booking?
Call the number below and use the product code: 47173P5
Call +44 12 2492 8241
Important information
Inclusions
  • Private guide
  • Round-trip transport from Lucerne
Exclusions
  • Lunch and beverages (cash recommended)
  • Single person surcharge (CHF 50)
  • Gratuities
Duration
10h
Departure details
  • Bahnhof Luzern, 6003 Lucerne, Switzerland Meet under the three arches in front of the Lucerne Main Train Station.
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Bookable for groups of between 2 and 8 people
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions; if canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Inclusions
  • Private guide
  • Round-trip transport from Lucerne
Exclusions
  • Lunch and beverages (cash recommended)
  • Single person surcharge (CHF 50)
  • Gratuities
Departure details
  • Bahnhof Luzern, 6003 Lucerne, Switzerland Meet under the three arches in front of the Lucerne Main Train Station.
Duration
10h
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Bookable for groups of between 2 and 8 people
  • Due to uneven surfaces, this tour is not recommended for those with walking disabilities
  • Subject to favorable weather conditions; if canceled due to poor weather, you will be given the option of an alternative date or full refund
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
What you can expect during your visit
  • Face masks required for travellers in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
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Nicole P
1 contribution
Dec 2021 • Couples
Great experience! Glenn, our tour guide, was very informative and accommodating in every way. The sights were magnificent, even in rainy/windy weather. Sledding down the trails was our favorite part as well as lunch with a local farmer.
Written 6 January 2022
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George M
Johnson City, TN6 contributions
Sep 2021
This is a great hike! We had a spectacular day and our guide, Peter, was wonderful. We traveled by train, bus, and cable car to the top of the mountain. After some refreshments, we began the hike. We walked down the mountain to where the bus dropped us off. It took us all day, but we were a little slow! There were four in our group and most of us used walking sticks. I would strongly recommend you take walking sticks and use them! It is downhill and sometimes a little steep. You need good hiking shoes or boots for this trip too. We stopped for lunch at a farmer's restaurant. The food was authentic Swiss and fabulous! The mountain views are the reason to do this trip. There are waterfalls and cows grazing in the fields. It is exactly what you would expect to experience on an alpine walk in Switzerland. I highly recommend this hike!
Written 25 September 2021
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Dear George, Many thanks for sharing your In the Heart of the Alps experiences. We will pass on your comments to Pete who enjoyed guiding you and your party. Wishing you many more wonderful trip experiences. With best, René Welti
Written 27 September 2021
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arbitman
Philadelphia, PA11 contributions
My wife and I booked this tour day before our departure back to US and it was indeed the “cherry on top” of our experience in Switzerland. Pete was an excellent guide who provided us undivided attention and helped stay off the tourist trails which allowed us to obtain truly amazing hiking experience and great authentic lunch with a beautiful view. I highly recommend Pete as your guide.
Written 16 August 2019
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Thank you for sharing your ECHO Trails tour experience with Pete as your guide. Your praise for Pete's "undivided" attention will be passed on to him and great to know your day with him is one of your "highlights". Wishing you many more such memorable hiking experiences. With best, René Welti
Written 26 August 2019
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Margie W
Wallingford, PA7 contributions
A fantastic day hike in the Alps that our family will remember always. Hiking is a fantastic way to experience the natural beauty of the mountains, waterfalls and flowers. The outdoor lunch at a farm with delicious, authentic Swiss food—and friendly dairy cows was another highlight of the day. Our guide Pete was terrific!
Written 28 June 2019
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Thank you for sharing your recent ECHO Trails Day hike adventure experiences. It's nice to know the Swiss cows were on their best behavior. Your cudos about Pete are very much appreciated and will be passed on. Wishing you many more lifetime adventure experiences.
Written 29 June 2019
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carolina o
Redlands, CA23 contributions
Oct 2018 • Couples
I cannot say enough about this experience, everything was just perfect. Our guide Andrea injected us with his love for the mountains. He took us into a local experience. The trails were mesmerizing!!!! Only a few locals passed by. When we take tours we want to make sure we stay away from the "touristic experience" instead we look for local experience and this hike was exactly that!!
Written 19 October 2018
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Thank you for sharing your first-hand tour and Andrea guide experiences. We are pleased you enjoyed your "local" Swiss Alps cultural as well as scenic highlights. Wishing you many more such authentic outdoor moments. With best, René Welti, Owner
Written 21 October 2018
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Graciela S
3 contributions
The Heart of the Alps with our guide Peter was more than just a hike. He was very knowledgeable and absolutely made sure that we were having the best time possible. Lunch at the Alpine restaurant was simply fabulous. I definitely would use Echo Trails on my next trip to Switzerland.
Written 10 August 2018
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Hi Graciela, It's great hearing your way in advance planned Swiss hiking day met and our exceeded your expectations. Thanks for your cudo's for Pete who is a most knowledgable guide and alpine specialist. Wishing you many more safe and memorable trips. With best, René Welti
Written 10 October 2018
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jmgrier
Marlborough, MA102 contributions
Jul 2018 • Friends
We can't say enough good things about our day! Our guides, Dave and Peter, were unbelievably knowledgeable and personable. Everything about the day was well-organized, so all the guesswork was removed for us. We even got to stop at a cafe for a "gipfel" before we started out. Thanks for a great time :)
Written 29 July 2018
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Thank you for sharing your experiences. Rene Welti
Written 31 July 2018
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Shelly D
Salisbury, MD3 contributions
Jul 2018 • Family
This is a great hike for all fitness levels. The personal attention and service was terrific. The guides met us at the train station in Lucerne. The entire day from train stations to the mountain went smoothly. A coffee and croissant at the top of the mountain before the hike began was even included. Peter and Dave were very knowledgeable about the area and Switzerland. We had a group of 7 with age range from 54 - 20. I would definitely recommend this trip to anyone.
Written 29 July 2018
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Thank you for sharing your EcHo Trails experience with Dave & Pete. Wishing you many more happy trails. Rene Welti
Written 31 July 2018
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

PuppyShwupy
Toronto6 contributions
Jun 2018 • Family
It was the most amazing experience to be walking/hiking in the Heart of the Alps, surrounded by mountains towering over us, and cows wearing bells. My two adult daughters and I began our journey from Zurich on the 7:04 train. Our guide, Pete, met us as planned in Luzern, then we journeyed by train, bus and cable car up to Furenalp at 1850 m. After a coffee, croissant, and chance to soak in the beauty of the Alps, we began our descent of 850 m over 12 km. I had to keep pinching myself to believe I was really there! Our guide Pete was excellent! We set the pace and he shared his extensive Swiss historical knowledge. I can't recommended this particular tour enough. Our only regret was not ordering lunch at the Staefeli Alpine restaurant. The food looked excellent, but we were concerned about taking too much time because we had to catch a flight out of Zurich in the evening. Hopefully we'll make it back someday for a different Echo Trails tour.
Written 13 June 2018
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Dear Puppy, It's great to hear you enjoyed your In the Heart of the Alps tour experience with Pete as your guide. The Staefeli restaurant has been there for over 40 years and expect to still be there when you return. We hope it will be sooner than later. Wishing you continued safe and happy Trails. With best regards, René Welti Owner
Written 25 June 2018
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