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André W.

Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland

Born in the central part of Germany, I started with my parents hiking all over Europa while other kids laid at the beach.

Soon as Teenager I was keen to achieve more and learned climbing and alpinism at the German Alpine Club.
More than ten years ago I decided to move to Switzerland, not for tax reason, but to be closer to the Alpes and thus being more flexible to cope with weather changes and alpine conditions. Now I am 49 years old and have almost 35 years of mountain and travel experience. I have guided many people, locals and tourists, here in Switzerland on snowshoes, ski, grampons and hiking boots. Furthermore, I am also course leader and guide for snowshoeing, alpine routes, trekking and via ferratas for the section Pilatus of the Swiss Alpine Club.
Lucerne is my home base and from here I have explored all parts of Switzerland, from Ticino to Valais and Engadina. I know Central Switzerland very well and can show you attractive places in nature or cities. If you prefer we explore places away from the tourists' crowds, but if you are here for the first time you maybe would like to see the standard sights.

I am very open to offer you tailormade excursions, no matter if you are families or couples, colleagues or friends, naturalists, hikers or alpinists, photographers.

Let me know your dream how to explore Switzerland and I show you the right place!
I am looking forward to make your stay in Switzerland comfortable, joyful and memorable!

A Recent Review of this guide

Seven of us (ages 21 to 61) hiked Buochser Horn. Andre was extremely knowledgeable, had a great sense of humor, and was a fabulous guide. The last 30 minutes of the 3 hour ascent was tough, but Andre was very patient and didn't rush us at all. Scenery was absolutely breathtaking! The hike was the highlight of our vacation. Bring lots of water, some food, and wear good hiking shoes (steep inclines). We ended with beers and lunch in the local village/monastery. THANK YOU Andre- we miss you already!!!
Diane Calvin

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Touring guide for the Swiss Alpine Club approved at the SAC.

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Tours by André W.

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Private tour guide André

Alpinism for starters: My first summit,...

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Day trip to 4165 m high Breithorn with great views of Matterhorn

878 USD per tour

(for up to 5 people)

14 hours

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Day excursion with hiking sections to,...

Enjoy the beauty of the most famous summit in Central Switzerland

813 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

8 hours 30 min.

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2 day excursion to the highlights of,...

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Enjoy the natural beauty of one of the wildest mountain regions of,...

2692 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

2 days

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2 day excursion to the highlights of,...

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Enjoy the beauty and culture of the southernmost cantone of Switzerland

2633 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

2 days

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Private tour guide André

3 hours city walking tour of Lucerne,,...

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Explore scenic Lucerne and its historical city center

228 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

3 hours

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Private tour guide André

Day excursion to Mount Titlis and Engelberg

Enjoy one of the most famous mountains of Switzerland

761 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

9 hours

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Half day hike to Buochser Horn, a fantastic,...

Not as famous a Mount Pilatus, but without tourist crowds and a splendid,...

620 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

6 hours

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Private tour guide André

2 day excursion to the highlights of,...

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Enjoy the beauty and culture of the southernmost cantone of Switzerland

2750 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

2 days

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Private tour guide André

Day excursion - Mountains and culture:,...

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Enjoy one of the most famous mountains and the nicest city of Switzerland

995 USD per tour

(for up to 12 people)

10 hours

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Private tour guide André

2 day excursion to the highlights of,...

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Enjoy the natural beauty of one of the wildest mountain regions of,...

2809 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

2 days

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Private tour guide André

Day excursion with hiking sections to,...

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Enjoy the beauty of the most famous summit in Central Switzerland

913 USD per tour

(for up to 10 people)

10 hours

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Private tour guide André

Day excursion to Zurich and Basel (Bale)

Explore the two biggest cities of Switzerland on foot

796 USD per tour

(for up to 8 people)

10 hours

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