Timing was just sufficient to get a tour of Mt Rigi. The guide was spot on when she suggested we head to the peak in the morning when the weather was clearest. After lunch it started to get hazy and it would have been a waste if we had only gone up to the peak then. Lucerne was very pretty as well
Great Day! Some good climbing at the top, outstanding views. Glad we did this full day.
Was a little apprehensive when booking this because of the price, but I am so glad I did! The self guided nature of the tour really suited me, and it was very easy to work out where to go - especially because you could recognize others in the group doing the same thing.
The natural beauty you witness while doing this tour is unrivalled and the very reason this appealed so much to me. Even though it was very cloudy at the summit when I did this tour, I would still say it is worth it and that I was unfortunately just unlucky!
Would definitely recommend and just hope for sunshine on your day :)
Never received any information or an itinerary. Overall the attractions themselves were good and I was able to get through everything by showing the receipt on my phone but would've liked to have had the tickets/itinerary in hand!
When I first arrived to the check in counter I was told that I would be the only one going to Rigi and that they could not take me because it would not be worth the trip for them. They offered an "upgrade" to go to mount Pilatus instead, so I joined a bus going there instead.
The guide on the bus spoke English but she also translated EVERYTHING she said into German and Spanish which made it really enjoying after a few hours. It was a full day tour no food or drinks included and the first thing they told us on the bus was that we were not allowed to eat or drink anything on the bus..
In general the trip was fine and interesting but the two tour guides seemed inexperienced and unorganized. The bus was late from two of the three places where they picked us up and the information was poor.
I had a really good trip because of all the nice people I met on the bus and the mountain was of course beautiful, but I would probably not book with this company again.
It was great!
This tour was well organised- we just turned up- they had all tickets and schedules organised. The bus and guide took us to a departure point and we were left to our own devices for the day but provided with all the tickets and timetables. Was a really good mountain to see because no clouds
This was a very nice excursion and you get to see a lot of the country side, mountains and the town of Lucerne. Mt Rigi is breathtaking but be aware that it is all weather depended. My only negative is that you are given an agenda and there is no guide, the agenda is quite confusing and some explanation before would be a great help overall worth the $.
Great tour, highly recommend it.
We love Mt Rigi and got the opportunity to experience the snow. Unfortunately we went on 1st May so most of the shops in Lucerne were closed.
However, we do enjoy this trip and the scenery is breathtaking.
Amazing Tour! Our driver, Andy, was great and was diligent with instructions (cogwheel train, cable cars and boat ride) to Mt. Rigi. It was foggy so no views on top so our family went to the lower level of the mountains. The views were breathtaking as we went down from Mt. Rigi to Vitznau! And the boat ride to Lucern had amazing views. This experience was one of the highlights of our trip!! We appreciated that we had 2 hours extra time in Lucern. We got picked up by Andy near the train station at 6pm and he was early and really watched over the passengers. He had great customer service!
excellent trip.host was very knowledgeable and happy and loved to make us laugh.trip up mt rigi and down was excellent,as was the boat cruise,Lucerne was beautiful.great day all round
Doing what: Mount Rigi Winter Day Trip from Zurich
Enjoyable day ,but we were left at base of Riga with no information or iternery ,which should have being supplied before we boarded the bus in Zurich,the guide was helpful and gave us his mobile to contact him when we made our way back to Lucerne.
We paid for a boat trip on the Lake to Lucerne, but tour had wrong departure info so we had to go in the van. We paid for a ride up in lift to the train. That wasn't running either. The tour guide did her best to smooth all, but tour company needs to tighten ship or charge less. Mr and Mrs. LaGrange
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