All year round excursion
Sightseeing of Lucerne: Join me as we visit world-famous sights such as the Chapel Bridge with the octagonal Water Tower, the Jesuit Church and the KKL Luzern. On the tour you will learn important and humorous facts about the history of Lucerne and the everyday life of its residents. You will discover hidden alleys, visit town squares teeming with activity and even catch a glimpse of the city's crown: the Musegg Wall.
Mt. Rigi tour: After our Lucerne walking tour, we will discover the queen of all mountains: Mt Rigi!
On the top of Rigi you will enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the Alps and across the whole Swiss midland. The mountain offers many hiking and walking paths. This excursion includes some time for lunch and if you wish some hiking time in the mountains. Please let me know your wishes. We could go for a short stroll up or downhill together.
Don't miss this opportunity to enjoy the mountains like a real Swiss and taste some delicious Swiss sausages and cheese.
This is a tour combining the following transportation means:
Boat trip on romantic lake Lucerne.
Cogwheel railways from Vitznau
Panorama aerial cableway to Weggis
Back to Lucerne again by boat while enjoying the peace and quiet of the lake
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Under the arch in front of the railway station.
End location: Near the railway station or at your hotel if it is nearby.
Duration: 7 hours
During the winter time the cogwheel might not be able to ascend to the top due to the snow. Please contact me in advance for a guaranteed tour or for other options. There are other ways to reach the top ;)
Due to boat schedules this tour needs to start at 9:00am, 10:00, 12:00 or 14:00pm
Public transportation: boat, cable car, cogwheeltrain
7-hour assistance and guided excursion by a licensed tourist guide. The guide travel expenses are included (e.g. Transportation).
IMPORTANT: Please note that the rate quoted is a GROUP PRICE for a PRIVATE TOUR. The price is valid for GROUPS up to max. 10 persons. Once you book the tour, you book the time slot and you can bring along other companions.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
25 Chf - Bring some money for food and beverages. Up in the mountain you can have some delicious swiss cheesy specialities. Yummie ;)
If you let me know in advance I can reserve a table for you in an alpine restaurant. Prices range from 25-100 Chf depending on the restaurant you choose. I can offer you advice ;)
You will also need to pay for your own transportation (see what's extra).
The price for a combined ticket to/from Luzern including all transportation means is Chf. 94 p.p.
Transportation can be cheaper if you have a reduction card e.g.: Tell pass or Halbtax-Abo
- If you have a Swiss travel pass the transport part of this excursion is included at not extra cost.
- If you come from Basel or Zurich for the day, I would recommend you to buy a Day Card at the train station as it will not only include your train to Lucerne but also all transport means in this excursion.
I can help you buying your tickets so that you get the best fare possible.
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
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OMG!!!! We could not have asked for a better guide. Cristina was superb and was not only informative about the city and its history but was also very sensitive to what we wanted to do and see. She made great recommendations for shopping and restaurants as well as being patient with all of our picture taking. Cristina is very knowledge about Lucerne and answered many of our questions about the city and country. Cristina is definitely a "5 star" tour guide.