Read what other Viator.com travelers think about the 2-Day Mt Rigi Tour from Zurich Including Mineral Baths and Lake Lucerne Cruise. What they loved, what they liked and what they think could be improved, it's all here to help you make the most of your next trip.
We had a wonderful time up on the mountain and at the hotel, but it was pouring rain when we were on the cruise. Nevertheless, we enjoyed the trip very much.
An amazing experience! Fantastic views from Mount Rigi, beautiful mineral baths indoors and outdoors designed by Mario Botta, the hotel rooms are basic but everything you need and the view from our room was spectacular, 4-course dinner and breakfast were excellent - we couldn't have asked for more!
A quite amazing setting. Nothing beats swimming outside in a hot pool with snow lying all around while taking in views of the Alps across the valley. The hotel rooms are a little basic, but I suppose most people are enjoying the spa or the great outdoors most of the time so that doesn't matter. Dinner can't be faulted - superb food. Outside, Rigi is stunning - we took the train to the top (Rigi Kulm) then walked back through the snow passing by beautiful alpine chalets and the smell of woodsmoke. Just what you want from the mountains, and a relaxing journey by boat and train to get there too. Chris, UK
I've been extremely pleased with the tour right from the last minute booking I made on the phone. Viator accommodated me despite me booking the tour later than the online 48hr deadline. They also managed to arrange for a odd pick-up location along the route out of town despite my tight schedule that would have made me miss the bus. Most of it was a self tour, but with rather clear guidelines. Great touch from the tour guide to provide us with a little folder with all the necessary information. The folder fitted snugly into my travel clutch.
Mount Rigi was definitely worth the stay, the mineral baths were great - literally overlooking the alpines. You might want to check up on the weather, as you won't be able to see much if there's too much fog. I was lucky as the fog cleared up on my second day, so I got to dip in the baths with the amazing views before I left. The hotel staff were great and for those who don't own swimwear, you could well loan a bathing suit directly from the hotel. It's probably advisable to go as a couple or with company if you're doing an overnight stay as there is a candlelight dinner and was mighty awkward for me as I traveled solo. Neat collection of drinks at the hotel bar, so going with friends will be enjoyable too. my only gripe was that I was given a room without a view, turns out a couple that arrived half an hour before me was given dibs to my original room that had a view.
The Lake Lucerne Cruise is a great way to travel, as you're flanked by mountain ranges that are absolutely breathtaking. Trip back to the hotel was great, with a friendly guide whom I sadly forgot to tip in my sleepiness. She offered to drop me straight at my Youth Hostel as it wasn't a busy night. Fantastic experience and very helpful staff from Viator and all other partners!
Beautiful scenery, relaxing minerals pools with glorious views of the Alps. Not really a tour, since the bus dropped us off at the tram station and we were on our own to get to the hotel and back to Luzerne the next day. We never found the bus which we were to take back to Zurich and ended up spending an additional $100 for train tickets home. The hotel tried to charge us for dinner and the room since they weren't informed that it was prepaid. Definitely a lack of communication on the tour company's part.
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