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Mount Rigi and Lucerne Summer Day Trip from Zurich provided by Best of Switzerland Tours

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Mount Rigi and Lucerne Summer Day Trip from Zurich

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Approved Health & Safety Concept COVID-19 under the "Clean & Safe" campaign supported by Switzerland Tourism. Face masks and disinfectant wipes will be provided free of charge.
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Enjoy a quintessential summer’s day in Switzerland on this full-day tour to Mount Rigi and Lucerne, with convenient round-trip transfer from central Zurich. Let your driver handle the Alpine roads as you admire the views and listen to informative live commentary, then enjoy free time to explore the city and montane scenery at your own pace, with a cogwheel train ride, paddle-steamer cruise, and cable car journey included in the price.
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Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, SwitzerlandThe official departure point for all tours departing from Zürich is Sihlquai Bus Terminal, close to Zürich’s main train station (Zürich HB). Please check in at least 15 minutes prior to tour start at the white ticket office marked with “Best of Switzerland Tours” or “City Tours & Excursions”.
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  • Pass by Sihlquai
    Pass by Lake Lucerne
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    Mt. Rigi
    Stop: 3 hours - Admission included
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  • 2
    Vitznau
    Stop: 45 minutes - Admission included
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  • 3
    Lucerne Station
    Stop: 60 minutes -
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    Pass by Zürich, Bus Station
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Best of Switzerland Tours AG
Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, SwitzerlandThe official departure point for all tours departing from Zürich is Sihlquai Bus Terminal, close to Zürich’s main train station (Zürich HB). Please check in at least 15 minutes prior to tour start at the white ticket office marked with “Best of Switzerland Tours” or “City Tours & Excursions”.
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Highlights
  • Take a break from Zurich on this full-day tour to Mount Rigi and Lucerne
  • Round-trip transfer from a central location ensures a hassle-free trip
  • Free time allows you to explore the city and mountain at your own pace
  • Avoid hidden costs with all transport experiences included in the price
Important Information
Departure Point
Best of Switzerland Tours AG, Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland
Duration
9h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Aerial cable car
  • Cog-wheel train
  • Boat ride from Vitznau to Lucerne
  • Transportation by coach from Zurich to Weggis and from Lucerne to Zurich
  • Live-guided from Zürich to Weggis and from Lucerne to Zürich (no guide on mountain and boat)
  • Entry/Admission - Mt. Rigi
  • Entry/Admission - Vitznau
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Meals and drinks
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • The Swiss Alps, including Mount Rigi, can fall victim to bad weather, even in the summer. At times, closure of mountain transportation at short notice is required. Should this happen before your tour departs, you can claim a full refund, redeem your voucher for the same tour on an alternative day, or choose another tour of similar price and duration. Should this happen after your tour departs, you will either be re-routed to an alternative mountain or offered a Lucerne city tour and appropriate compensation
  • Between 25 March and 26 April 2019 the aerial cable car is under maintenance. In this case you will travel up and down Mt. Rigi by cogwheel train.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Wander36305814089 wrote a review Dec 2019
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I was rebooked on the Mt. Rigi trip because Mt Titlis was canceled due to wind and storm conditions. It was not a bad consolation! We rode the cogwheel train to the peak for a few hours before heading back down for a boat trip to Lucern. The views were spectacular - if you're in
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Date of experience: November 2019
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April M wrote a review Nov 2019
16 contributions2 helpful votes
A must do!! Breathtaking, gorgeous views from the top of Mt. Rigi. Take a cable car up halfway and then a cute cogwheel train further. No words to describe the scenery. There is a restaurant near the top should you get hungry/thirsty. After, a boat to Lucerne to walk around and
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Dansker58 wrote a review Oct 2019
San Francisco, California314 contributions56 helpful votes
We don’t usually do organized trips when travelling, but this was ideal. All expensives for the travel are provided, but the time is your own. The initial bus trip was guided with lots of interesting info about the area. The directions were clear about when we needed to catch
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Pobo41 wrote a review Sep 2019
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Trip was very well organized but we had plenty of free time to explore both venues. Ski lift was great as many people had never been on one. The Cog Wheel Train was definitely a new experience.
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jdscal wrote a review Sep 2019
Ladera Ranch, California451 contributions144 helpful votes
the Rigi trip was so picaresque. the ride up the tram was great and the views at the top were awesome. it was along train ride to get there but worth it. nice place to sit and enjoy good food and drinks on the mountain. we took the boat ride on the lake afterwards and it was
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Nice
I have amazing experience over your one must visit this place I highly recommend this place it's just a mail Expres
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efi2019s
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Amazing !
This was an amazing experience and Konrad, our driver and guide was perfect! After all the checks for COVID we star
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efi2019s
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Great tour, bad co-travellers!
Both Rhinefalls and Stein am Rhein were beautiful. We got the 15 minute boat trip which is enough. We did not have
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CPaM68
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If you are short on time, this is a good option
We were only going to be in Zurich for a day and a half before flying back home in the states. Initially, we had be
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N C
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Something Majestic
It's impossible to criticise a tour that ends up with one visiting a site that is awe inspiring. Jungfraujoch, th
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Olivia_starzy
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Amazing option for experiencing the Alps!!
This was our favorite day of our two week European vacation! We took a bus ride up into the mountains. Then we took
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Very impressed me ..
After the longest few hours of our life to climb to the roof of Europe and feel stunned at the panoramic scene ahea
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funnybunny5000
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Wonderful experience!
I had a day to spare while visiting Zurich. This was a great choice it was a little confusing finding the correct s
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travelina59
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Everything is Perfect
Everything and everyone is perfect from the tour guide, bus driver, and the fellow tourist I have been with during
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Ryan F
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Great half-day trip to snowy resort on a mountain-top
This was a fabulous trip with a fantastic, knowledgeable guide that provided clear information and expectations for
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shopritebarbie
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Grand
We stayed in Zurich, and booked all of our tours. This was a great tour with excellent guide. Lucerne was beautiful
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shopritebarbie
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Great Tour
We really enjoyed seeing the major sights with a guide. Very informative, not to expense, and really time saving
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OnAir716245
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Disappointed on lack of cable car
Pick up easy enough, tour guide excellent, knowledgeable and showed the sights in a logical manner. Bit disappointi
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Katy E
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Breathtaking!
Wowww, this was the highlight of our whole trip to Lucerne! So stunning from the top and a whole host of activities
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janetmL8319KU
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Good value tour
Excellent knowledgeable guide and all interesting locations were visited. Thoroughly recommended, particularly if y
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