Mount Rigi day trip from Zurich with boat tour

Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland, Zurich, Switzerland
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9h 30min
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What To Expect

Go where the Swiss go and visit beautiful Mount Rigi. Relish the amazing view over 13 lakes and the magnificent alpine panorama as the aerial cable car takes you up on the mountain. See Europe's first mountain railway and enjoy a boat ride on beautiful Lake Lucerne. The trip includes also a visit to the charming old town of Lucerne.The journey starts with a lovely coach ride crossing the Albis Pass and along the beautiful Lake of the Four Cantons to Weggis, a charming summer resort on the shores of the lake. Board the aerial cable car to Rigi Kaltbad where you change to Europe's first mountain railway, which leads up to the summit Rigi-Kulm (1800m).In the afternoon, you will descend by cogwheel train to Vitznau and board the public boat for a lovely 1-hour cruise on the picturesque Lake of the Four Cantons towards Lucerne. Here you can enjoy a stroll on the medieval streets of the charming old town and see the famous Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church and the Town Hall.

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Important info

Know in advance:

  • A professional guide will accompany you from Zurich to Weggis and from Lucerne back to Zurich. The way up and down Mt. Rigi and the boat ride in Lucerne are unguided. For this part, you'll receive detailed, written information
  • No refunds will be offered due to poor or less than ideal weather conditions
  • Refunds aren't possible for last-minute tour cancellations due to flight changes or unforeseen health issues. Please consider a travel insurance before your trip to cover such situations
  • From 18 to 22 Nov / 25 to 29 Nov 2024 / 10 Mar to 4 Apr 2025 / 17 to 21 Nov 2025 / 24 to 28 Nov 2025 ascent and descent is by a cogwheel train, due to aerial cable car maintenance
  • During the months of March and November, tour routing and means of transport, including cable cars, may have to be unexpectedly amended - without prior notice, due to maintenance work
What's included
Guided tour. Cruise. Transportation in air-conditioned coach. Cable car ticket. Train ticket
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Ride up the Queen of the mountains with the aerial cable car. Enjoy spectacular views of the midland with its deep blue lakes. Experience Europe's first mountain railway and a lake cruise

Cancellation Policy
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Meeting Point

The departure place is the Sihlquai Bus Station (Limmatstrasse 4), located behind the train station, in front of the Hotel Fred. The meeting point is a white ticket booth marked with "Best of Switzerland Tours" or "Tickets here" signs.