explore the famous Queen of the mountains in winterly conditions
We take the train and cogwheel train to Pilatus Kulm, the highest peak of the Rigi Massive. With almost 1800 m it warrants a great panorama of the Alps, Lake Zug and Luke Lucerne. We descend on the winter walking trail, pass by the Rigi Kulm restaurant and will reach with a ascend of app. 50 m Rotstock, a great viewpoint towards the south and the southern shore of Lake Lucerne. You can take Lunch at the Restaurant Bärenstube, with tradional meals.
We walk then to Rigi Kaltbad and take either the gondola down to Weggis or the train to Vitznau. (depending on schedule). From both charming villages we can take the boat to Lucerne. End you trip with a walk through Lucerne and take then the train back to Zurich.
For very sportive and enthusiastic participants we can even walk further to Rigi Scheidegg (another gondola) or even down to the lakeshore at Vitznau.
-train and coghweel ride to Rigi Kulm
-winter hiking (not exposed)
-lunch at Rigi
-cogwheel train to Vitznau or Gondola to Weggis
-boat to Lucerne
-1 h city walking tour in Lucerne with popular sights such as
-wooden Chapel Bridge
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Airport, Hotel, Monument/Building
Duration: 10 hours 30 min.
We end the tour when you are tired. I am very flexible and Lucerne is a great town
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
50 CHF - maybe at lunch cash is required
- Personal Expenses
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Food, Drinks, Snacks