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Mount Rigi Day Trip
US$ 147
Free cancellation up to 3 days before
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Make the most of your time in Lucerne and visit the Queen of the Mountains on this day trip to Mount Rigi. Travel on Europe's oldest cogwheel train to reach one of the most impressive viewpoints in the region.

Mount Rigi Day Trip

We'll meet at 12:45 pm in front of Lucerne train station and from there we'll go to the pier, where the boat to Vitznau will be waiting for us. After a 50 minute cruise, we'll reach our picturesque destination.

Arriving in Vitznau, we'll have around 45 minutes of free time to explore the city and enjoy wonderful views of the Swiss Aps, before heading to the train station to board the cogwheel railway. Did you know this is the oldest train of its kind in Europe? It's been running since 1871!

A 40 minute train journey will bring us near to the peak of Mount Rigi, which is almost 5,900 feet (1,797 metres) tall! At the top, you'll have an hour and a half to climb to the top at your leisure and take in the unparalleled views of the Alps and the Lucerne and Zug Lakes. What's more, you can enjoy a drink in the mountaintop shelter.

Having met back up, we'll make the descent down Mount Rigi on the cogwheel train. At the bottom, we'll take the boat back to Lucerne, where we'll arrive back at around 6 pm.

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Adults Children between 6 and 15 years old Children under 6 years old
US$ 147
US$ 49
  • Adults

    US$ 147
  • Children between 6 and 15 years old

    US$ 49
  • Children under 6 years old


More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 6 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit).

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5 hours 30 minutes - 6 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english and spanish.


Transport by boat and cogwheel train.

English and Spanish speaking guide.

Mineral water.

Not included


When to book?

You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.


All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

No printing of documentation required.

Has a gender equality policy.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

Promotes local employment.

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Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 147
Free cancellation up to 3 days before

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 3 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Lucerne Train Station (Bahnhofplatz).