Mount Rigi Winter Day Trip from Zurich

Day Trips & Excursions in Zürich

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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!
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 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. Between November 5 and 16, the aerial cable car is under maintenance. In this case you will travel up and down Mt. Rigi by cogwheel train.

What’s included

  • Boat ride on Lake Lucerne (1 hour)
  • Live-guided tour from Zurich to Lucerne and from Weggis to Zurich
  • Cable-car ride
  • Cogwheel train ride - the first ever cogwheel train in Europe!
  • Local taxes
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Sledge ride rental (approx. CHF10 to be paid directly)

Highlights

  • Enjoy fantastic aerial views
  • Led by a local guide
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Rail Tour
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