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Mount Rigi Tours and Activities

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Nicknamed the “Queen of the Mountains,” Mount Rigi has long captured the hearts of writers like Mark Twain and painters like JMW Turner. Encircled by a trio of lakes—Lake Lucerne, Lake Zug, and Lake Lauerz—and adjacent to the neighboring peaks of Mount Pilatus and Brunnistock, Mount Rigi is the enduring postcard star of Central Switzerland.

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Independent Rigi Tour from Lucerne With Cruise

Independent Rigi Tour from Lucerne With Cruise

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Take your Swiss Alps adventure to new heights on this independent day trip to Mt Rigi. Explore this breathtaking destination at your own pace, starting with a boat cruise from Lucerne. Use your pre-booked tickets and provided timetables to plan the cogwheel train and aerial cable car portions of your tour. You’ll take the railway up Rigi Kulm for two or five hours of free time at the summit, depending on which option you select. Then enjoy more postcard-worthy views en route to Weggis before the return boat ride to Lucerne.
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  • 4 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$132.98
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$132.98

Mount Rigi Day Pass With Mineralbad & Spa Rigi Kaltbad and Boat Ride Lucerne

Mount Rigi Day Pass With Mineralbad & Spa Rigi Kaltbad and Boat Ride Lucerne

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Save time researching Swiss Alps highlights, and get access to an itinerary of spectacular sights to visit in a day, such as Mt. Rigi, and the Rigi Kaltbad Mineral Baths & Spa. Rather than rushing to keep up with a group, a benefit of this tour is that it’s self-guided. Enjoy the freedom of exploring on your own, but the perk of having transport included, such as a round-trip Lake Lucerne cruise, a ride on a mountain railway, and a cable car ride included.
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  • 5 to 9 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$173.98
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Mt. Rigi Day Pass

Mt. Rigi Day Pass

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Explore 5,899-foot (1,798-meter) Mount Rigi at your own pace on this self-guided tour, ideal for families and outdoor enthusiasts. The included train ticket is good for unlimited rides on the three train services that provide access around the area; two cogwheel trains and an aerial cable car.
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  • 3 to 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$81.84
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Mount Rigi with Lake Cruise Private Tour from Luzern

Mount Rigi with Lake Cruise Private Tour from Luzern

The peaceful waters of Lake Lucerne and the mighty summit of Mt. Rigi are two of the Swiss Alps’ most popular sights, but reaching them by public transport can be a challenge. This private 8-hour combination cruise and cog-wheel railway tour from the city makes it possible to check both off your list in a day, plus take in other sites of interest such as the town of Arth-Goldau.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$387.84
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$387.84
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Paragliding Tandemflight Lucerne - Engelberg

Paragliding Tandemflight Lucerne - Engelberg

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Take in panoramic views over the Swiss Alps from the air on this up to 2-hour tandem paragliding adventure in Engelberg. Following a safety briefing, pull on your paragliding harness and take to the skies with a tandem instructor. During your up to 60-minute flight, take in spectacular views of shimmering Lake Lucerne and Engelberg’s peaks and valleys. Enjoy thrilling spins and turns through the air or glide through the skies in comfort — how you enjoy your flight in up to you.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Paragliding Tandem in Switzerland

Paragliding Tandem in Switzerland

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Are you ready to fly like a bird? Come and fly with me and live an amazing experience with a customized unbelievable flight! Choose between a relaxing Paragliding Tandem flight or an adrenaline real Mountain Rollercoaster ride on a Speedriding run! Speedriding and speedflying are advanced disciplines of paragliding that use a small, high-performance paraglider wing to quickly descend heights such as mountains. Speedflying and speedriding are very similar sports; speed flying is when the speed wing is foot-launched, while speedriding is a winter sport done on skis.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$199.46
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Mt. Rigi - Day Pass incl. Mineral Baths Rigi Kaltbad

Mt. Rigi - Day Pass incl. Mineral Baths Rigi Kaltbad

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Explore one of Switzerland’s most scenic mountains with this Mount Rigi day pass. Skip the lines at the ticket windows for the cogwheel train and cable car by using your pass to ride up to the peak and take in the 360-degree views over Lake Lucerne and Lake Zug. Your pass also includes entrance the Rigi Kaltbad Mineral Baths & Spa to unwind overlooking the Alpine peaks.
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  • 5 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Mount Rigi Day Pass with Lok 7 Alpine Cordon Bleu Lunch

Mount Rigi Day Pass with Lok 7 Alpine Cordon Bleu Lunch

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This package is a great option for anybody seeking to combine a perfect day on Mount Rigi with a tasty and authentic lunch! Come and experience the historical cogwheel railways and cable-cars at the Queen of the Mountains!
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  • 3 to 5 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Mount Rigi Day Trip from Lucerne with Classic Rigi walking trail

Mount Rigi Day Trip from Lucerne with Classic Rigi walking trail

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Discover( Apr. - Nov.) some of the most remarkable landscapes in Central Switzerland on this private full-day Mt Rigi Panoramic Walking Tour departing from Lucerne. Experience by foot and with three different transportations modes: a lovely boat trip, Europe’s first cogwheel train up the steep mountainside to the summit of Switzerland’s most magnificent natural landmark, Rigi Kulm; and an aerial cable car ride to soak up sweeping alpine vistas. Walk the "Classic Rigi Trail" an inspiring experience along the captivating panorama path towards Rigi-Kaltbad with magnificent views of Lake Lucerne and the Swiss Alps. We have created for you one of the best adventures at Mt Rigi. This unforgettable Alpine experience at Mount Rigi ‘Queen of the Swiss Mountains’ can be combined with a two hr. walking tour in Lucerne, the most beautiful from all Swiss cities! includes the Chapel Bridge, Lion Monument and Lucerne Castle.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$764.61
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Private Guided Hike on Mt. Rigi with Farm Visit and BBQ

Private Guided Hike on Mt. Rigi with Farm Visit and BBQ

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Locals agree that Mt Rigi is one of Switzerland’s most favorite places for hiking Mount Rigi, also known as the “Queen of the Mountains”, is THE mountain peak where Swiss alpine tourism began over 200 years ago. It may not be as high as its opposite peak, Mt Pilatus, but a round trip to the summit of Mt Rigi and a hike along its ridge path with spectacular views is always worth the trip. Highlights of this tour: 2-3 hours of easy walking on marked trails with panoramic views over the Alps and lakes Light outdoor grill lunch (Vegetarians – please warn us in advance!) 4 types of public transportation – local train, cogwheel railway, aerial cableway and and boat Option to include time at the Rigi Kaltbad Mineral Spa Bath indoor/outdoor facilities.
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  • 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$554.06
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Mount Rigi Summer Day Trip from Lucerne

Mount Rigi Summer Day Trip from Lucerne

Explore Mt. Rigi on a fully guided majestic roundtrip from Lucerne! Experience different means of transportation on a scenic cruise on Lake Lucerne, a memorable ride with Europe’s first ever mountain railway and an aerial cable car. Take in the stunning 360-degree panoramic view of the Swiss Alps and opt for one of the many hiking trails against a vast mountain backdrop.
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$130.71
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Fly above the Swiss Alps and Lucerne with a local pilot

Fly above the Swiss Alps and Lucerne with a local pilot

Swap city sights for mountain vistas with this private micro plane flight from Lucerne. In return for sharing the direct flight cost with your pilot, you’ll receive their passion for flying and knowledge of the Swiss Alps for a flight that’s personal to you. Book online to save time, choose when you start, then plan a route to include landmarks like Lake Lucerne, Mount Rigi, and more.
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  • 1 hour
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$236.25
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Mount Rigi Sunrise Photo Tour

Mount Rigi Sunrise Photo Tour

Thanks to the comfortable ride up with the Cogwheel Train, we can enjoy this natural spectacle. At Rigi Kulm, an unforgettable panoramic view of the magnificent mountain scene awaits early risers. The poignant sound of the alphorn accompanying the majestic sunrise rounds off this memorable experience perfectly. The breakfast buffet that follows in the Rigi Event Marquee at Rigi Staffel is a treat for body and soul. Walk along the panorama trail and after board the cogwheel train back to the station. Drive back in a comfortable private transportation back to your Hotel in Lucerne. Departure Time every Sunday: 21. June 04.00 am 28. June 04.05 am 05. July 04.10 am 26. July 04.30 am 02. August 04.35 am 09. August 04.40 am 16. August 04.50 am 23. August 05.00 am 30. August 05.10 am 06. September 05.15 am 13. September 05.25 am
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  • 7 hours
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Mt. Rigi - Private Day Trip from Lucerne

Mt. Rigi - Private Day Trip from Lucerne

Experience Lucerne’s home mountain peak with your guide and local expert who will tell you everything about Lucerne, its culture, its heritage and its people. Go on adventure to Mt Rigi, also known as the “Queen of the Mountains”, and savor its 360-degree views of the surrounding Alps. This is the mountain peak where Alpine tourism began over 200 years ago, and before that, in the Middle Ages it was considered as the Center of the World. Enjoy impressive 360-degree views over the Alps stretching way out into the distance. On a clear day you can even see as far as France to the West and the Black Forest in Germany to the North. Reaching Rigi-Kaltbad, warm yourself up by spending time in the mineral spring baths -an indoor/outdoor pool of spring water heated to 35C/95F. This very modern facility continues a 600-year old tradition of health seekers from far and wide coming to the healing waters to be healed of their ailments.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Private Tour to Mount Rigi and Lake Lucerne

Private Tour to Mount Rigi and Lake Lucerne

On this tour you will get to see a beautiful panoramic view from Mount Rigi over Lake Lucerne, Lake Zug and the Alps of Central Switzerland. With a bit of (weather) luck, there's even a chance to see the Schwarzwald Mountains in Germany. Switzerland has been European Champion for many years - in terms of distance traveled by train by its residents. Public transports in Switzerland are very comfortable and reliable, that's why many Swiss people move around the country using public transports. On this tour you will also get the experience of using one of the best railway networks in the world.
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$242.68
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Mount Rigi: Full-Day Photography Tour

Mount Rigi: Full-Day Photography Tour

Capture the beauty of the alps on camera, during a 7-hour Mt. Rigi photo tour from Lucerne. After traveling up the cogwheel mountain railway, you’ll learn how to photograph the alpine views from a professional photographer guide. Camera tips and guidance are included, but the train ride and lunch are both at your own expense.   
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Self-Guided Tour: Mount Rigi Round Trip with Cruise on Lake Lucerne

Self-Guided Tour: Mount Rigi Round Trip with Cruise on Lake Lucerne

This is a self-guided tour and you may travel fully independent. The Rigi (or Mount Rigi; also known as Queen of the Mountains) is a mountain massif of the Alps, located in Central Switzerland. The whole massif is almost entirely surrounded by the water of three different lakes and a stunning view to the alps. The classic round tour from Lucerne starts with a boat ride on lake Lucerne, the coghwheel train to Rigi Kulm and the return travel via Arth-Goldau to Lucerne by train. With our detailed travel instructions you travel on the classical route. You will get the travel booklet and all necessary personalized tickets by e-mail after your booking - no mobile device necessary during the tour.
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  • 6 to 8 hours
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$207.22
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Mount Rigi and Lucerne Winter Photo Tour

Mount Rigi and Lucerne Winter Photo Tour

Discover (from December to March) the frozen enchantment of Central Switzerland in a full day Photography Winter Tour combined in an unforgettable experience Mount Rigi ‘Queen of the Swiss Mountains’ and Lucerne, the most beautiful from all Swiss cities. Experience three different transportations modes with Europe’s first cogwheel train up the steep mountainside to the summit of Switzerland’s most magnificent natural landmark; an aerial cable car ride to soak up sweeping alpine vistas and an inspiring boat trip through the magnificent Lake Lucerne. Explore charismatic cities with dramatic mountain scenery and historical highlights. The perfect swiss scenic journey plenty of photography opportunities from the beginning to the end! This Invigorating day adventure includes photography support and tips along the whole tour.   We’ve thought of every detail to make this a perfect trip!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Should I book Mount Rigi tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Mount Rigi can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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How much does it cost to visit Mount Rigi 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Mount Rigi costs USD 81.84. Guided Mount Rigi tours start around USD 81.84 per person.
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