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Mount Rigi Winter Day Trip from Zurich

74 Ratings
  • E-Ticket
  • Day Trip
  • Live Guide
  • 9.5 hr

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!

Itinerary Details

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Pass By: Zurich

Departure point is the Sihlquai Coach Terminal, Limmatstrasse 4, Zürich

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The journey starts with a lovely coach ride crossing the Albis Pass and along the beautiful Lake of the Four Cantons to Weggis, where your tour guide will drop you off. You tour guide will of course provide you with all the necessary information and schedules to enjoy your time at leisure to the fullest.

Stop At: Mt. Rigi

Board the aerial cable car to Rigi Kaltbad where you change to Europe's first ever mountain railway up to the summit Rigi-Kulm (1800m). The unsurpassed views from the top of this majestic mountain to the midland with its deep blue lakes and the snowcapped mountain range will overwhelm you! A variety of well-prepared hiking trails invite for a walk and cozy alpine restaurants offer a decent selection of typical, hearty meals all accompanied by the amazing alpine panorama. In winter, you might fancy renting a sledge and zoom down the valley.

Duration: 2 hour 30 minutes

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In the afternoon, descent by cogwheel train to Vitznau and board the public boat for a lovely one-hour cruise on the picturesque Lake of the Four Cantons towards Lucerne.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Lucerne Station

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. Further recommendations are a visit to the Swiss Museum of Transport, the biggest museum in Switzerland or for art lovers the Rosengart Museum with works of the famous artists Picasso and Paul Klee (entry fees may apply).

Duration: 2 hour

Pass By: Zurich

In the evening, meet your guide again for the coach journey back to Zürich.