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  • Location: Zurich, Switzerland
  • Duration:  9 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

Board a comprehensive full day tour from Zurich and visit Mt. Rigi, Queen of the Swiss Mountains at 6,000 feet (1,800 meters). Your partly guided coach tour also includes a cable car ride, a decent down the first ever cogwheel train in Europe and a trip to the sun terrace above Lake Lucerne with its unique views over the snow-capped Alps!

Highlights

  • Winter day trip from Zurich to Mount Rigi in the Swiss Alps
  • Guided coach tour includes rides in a cable car and on a cogwheel train
  • Boat ride to Lucerne
  • Two hours of free time to explore Old Town
  • Pickup and drop-off at the Sihlquai Bus Terminal

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

This is a great choice for independent travelers since most of the day is unguided, but you will receive all the information you need to make the most of your time. You'll see the fantastic views from Mt Rigi, ride a cog-wheel train and cruise to lovely Lucerne.

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What You Can Expect

Mount Rigi Winter Day Trip from Zurich

Cable-car ride

Departing from Zurich you're off to Weggis, from where a cable car and cogwheel train take you to the top of Mt. Rigi. Here, you will have two and a half hours to soak up the breath-taking views, partake in an exciting downhill sledge ride or enjoy a walk in the snow. Admire the spectacular views over the Swiss Alps and thirteen lakes from the summit of Mt. Rigi.

Descent by cog-wheel train, followed by a romantic boat ride to Lucerne. Enjoy up to two hours at leisure to explore the charming Old Town. Return to Zurich, where the tour will conclude.

Please note:
This tour includes a multi-lingual guide throughout the tour except for travel up and down Mount Rigi and during the boat ride. For this part of the tour, you will receive timetables and detailed information sheets about the journey. You can choose to stay on the mountain for one or two and a half hours.

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Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

Mind blowing, the most amazing pictures we have from the trip, were taken on this tour. This was a highly organised and adventurous trip. The entire tour lasted about 9 hours, just as it mentions in the description. The details of the trip are true to their description. It was a combination of bus, cable car, cogwheel train, boat and then bus back to Zurich again. My husband and I did not imagine Mt Rigi would be so breath-taking. Everything we did thereafter, we compared with this trip. Even in the winter there was so much sunshine once we reached the peak. Lovely restaurants and cafes for snacks as you climb up the mountain, and there was enough time to take a walk, get a bite and take lots of pictures before departing for the boat.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2014

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

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