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  • Mt Rigi Day Trip

    One of TripAdvisor’s most recommended hiking places

    Locals say Rigi is one of Switzerland’s most favorite hiking place

    The Mt. Rigi tour combines an easy, mostly level, very safe, sign posted 2 to 3 hour hike. There are absolutely awesome views of 620+ alpine peaks from the summit of Mt. Rigi Kulm.

    • Hiking on an easy, marked trail at 1450 meters/4350 ft with panoramic views
    • Light grill lunch
    • Heal & Recuperate @ Rigi Kaltbad Mineral Bath & Spa indoor/outdoor facilities
    • Use of Swiss public transportation system including: train, cogwheel train, aerial trams and cruise on a lake ship.

    The Hike

    This is an easy to moderate 2-1/2 to 3 hour hike


    April to October  Click here for alternate seasons

    • Meet: 08:00 am – Under the arch in front of the Lucerne train station
    • We depart at 08:18 am
    • We return: 17:47 pm

    Adult Standard: CHF 340.00 per person, based on 2 or more
    Adult Standard: CHF 390.00 for one person

    Adult with Half-Tax Card Swiss: Standard Rate less CHF 45.00 per person
    Adult with Swiss/Tell-Pass/GA: Standard Rate less CHF 95.00 per person

    Child (Standard ages 6 to 16): CHF 170.00 per child
    Child with Half-Tax Card Swiss: Standard Child Rate less CHF 22.50 per child
    Child with Swiss/Tell-Pass/GA: Standard Child Rate less CHF 47.50 per child

    Children under 6 years are free

    5 or more contact ECHO Trails


    • All transportation from and return to Lucerne including train, Mt. Rigi cogwheel train, aerial cableway and cruise on Lake Lucerne steamer
    • English speaking, certified hiking guide
    • Swiss sausage grill lunch (vegetarians also welcome but please give us advance warning!)

    Not Included

    • Items of personal nature.
    • Drinks at the grilliing area can be purchased at the nearby Alpine inn.
    • For the hike we recommended you bring 1-2 bottles of water. If possible, wear ankle high hiking shoes.

    Cancellation policy
    The tour departs rain or shine.

    Full refund up to 24 hours prior to the tour departure.
    50% refund if cancelled by 6.00 p.m. the day before departure.
    No refund on the day of departure.

    When in Switzerland, just dial 079-813-36-10 to reach our office

    Booking within 5 days of your tour date?
    Please contact us directly in Lucerne.

    Calling outside of Switzerland: 41-79-813-36-10.
    Calling within Switzerland: 079-813-36-10
    or e-mail: office@echo-trails.com

    Map for Backpacker’s Mt. Rigi

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