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  • Rails & Trails, Multi-Day Hikes, and Day Walks/Hikes



    Guided Tours – Tailored to your Fitness & Interests

    “Unforgettable, Insiders Look into Swiss Life”

    Amanda, Lucerne, Switzerland

    An Experience that will Never Be Forgotten




    Breathtaking Alpine views







    Highly Experienced, English speaking, Guides

    Rails & Trails


    Guided Swiss Alpine Tours

    13 Day Rails & Trails

    7 Day Hike Via Alpina #1 Trail

    Beautiful Day Walks/Hikes
    Lucerne,    Lugano,    St. Moritz,    Zermatt,    Grindelwald,   Zurich

    guided day Hiking in Switzerland's Alps

    Guided Swiss Alps Adventures
    walks, hikes, e-bike rides, and rail tours

    Tailored to meet your interests and fitness levels
    at a pace that suites you

    Experience the rich Swiss culture and centuries-old traditions

    Highly experienced, knowledgeable native English-speaking guides

    Rails and Trails - Guided Tours

    At ECHO Trails we offer an outstanding, tailored service for individuals and small groups who want to explore one of the most beautiful areas of Switzerland on foot, on electric (pedal-assisted) bicycle, or with a combination of train and walking/hiking trails.

    All our guided day tours are SMALL GROUP: limited to 8 people max.
    Our average party size is between 2 and 4 people.
    You will have a very personable, almost one-on-one, experience.

    Award-winning tour operator
    TripAdvisor’s coveted multi-year Hall of Fame for Excellence

    If you plan to book within 5 days of a planned tour…please contact the Lucerne office with an e-mail or call

    Our experienced guides are all locally-based native English speakers who will take the time to understand your needs, interests and fitness level. Our itineraries won’t just guide you to stunning panoramic vistas. We’ll take you off-the-beaten-track to find local artisans and enjoy cultural events that most tourists won’t get to see.

    Whether you join us for a few hours or a few days, we can promise our walks will inspire you, refresh you and give you memories to share for a long time to come.

    Guided Summer Day tours

    Lucerne,    Lugano,    St. Moritz,    Zermatt,    Grindelwald,   Zurich


    Guided Fall/Winter/Spring Day tours in Lucerne

    Mt. Rigi,    William Tell,    Lucerne Villas & Castle,    Panorama & Country Walk


    Guided Multi-Day Summer tours

    Lake Lucerne Semi-Guided Circle Tour,    Swiss Alps Rail Tour,    Swiss Alps Jungfrau Region Hike


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    ECHO Trails ranked Top Guided Hiking Company in Lucerne