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CLASSIC MOUNT RIGI ROUND TRIP – Switzerland

What is so special and the highlights of Mount Rigi?

The classic Rigi Round Trip offers a winning combination of boat, cogwheel railway and aerial cable car rides. This varied excursion to the heart of Central Switzerland makes the perfect day or half-day trip from/to Lucerne.

Is RIGI free with Swiss Pass 2020?

Yes. Its completely free with Swiss pass.

How to book swiss pass with discounted rates? Where can i buy swiss pass for best rates?

  • To start with, the boat trip on Lake Lucerne is an experience in itself.  Take ship from Lucerne to Vitznau. Boat station is just opposite to train station
  • Then comes the venerable Mt. Rigi Railways, which has been taking visitors up the “Queen of the Mountains” from Vitznau since 1871. Take Cogwheel train from Vitznau to Rigi Kulm
  • At Rigi Kulm you’ll find a majestic 360° panorama with views of the Swiss plateau and as far as the Black Forest, the Vosges mountains and the ring of mountains from the Glarus Alps to the Bernese Alps. 
  • Return :
  • Take cogwheel train to Rigi-Kaltbad and from there to Weggis in  aerial cable car
  • Return to Lucerne city in boat

TIP : We will be able to get best views, when the weather is good. So make sure of weather in morning and plan accordingly.

Duration

If you spend good 1-2 hours on top, min. 5 hrs. Available all year

What is on offer

Boat trip: Lucerne – Vitznau and Weggis – Lucerne
Uphill Vitznau – Rigi Kulm, downhill Rigi Kulm – Rigi Kaltbad by cogwheel railway
Downhill from Rigi Kaltbad – Weggis by aerial cable car

Good to know

Prices per person (Summer)

 2nd class1st class*
without Half-Fare travelcardCHF 117.00CHF 140.00
with Half-Fare travelcardCHF 58.50CHF 70.00

Prices per person (Winter)

 2nd class1st class*
without Half-Fare travelcardCHF 95.00CHF 118.00
with Half-Fare travelcardCHF 58.50CHF 70.00

Lucerne is the best place to stay for Rigi trip, as it starts from Lucerne boat station. Preferably take stay near to Lucerne train station as it is convenient and time saving.

I will take you to Mount Rigi through my pictures. I am sure you will enjoy 🙂

Lucerne Lake, rowing, switzerland
Rowing team practicing in Lucerne lake. Click while we just started our journey in ship.
Lucerne Lake boating, switzerland
Different kind of boat seen in lake, during our journey
Lucerne Lake boating, switzerland
Closer view of another boat in the Lucerne lake
Greenish mountain views on the sides

Now comes the venerable Mt. Rigi Railways, which has been taking visitors up the “Queen of the Mountains” from Vitznau since 1871. Take Cogwheel train from Vitznau to Rigi Kulm

Calssic Rigi round trip, Cogwheel train, Lucerne, Switzerland
Mount Rigi, Cogwheel train
View from Mount Rigi Top, Switzerland
View from Mount Rigi Top
View from Mount Rigi Top, Switzerland
View from Mount Rigi Top
View from Mount Rigi Top, Switzerland
View from Mount Rigi Top
View from Mount Rigi Top, Switzerland
View from Mount Rigi Top, Switzerland
View from Mount Rigi Top, Switzerland
View from Mount Rigi Top, Switzerland
View from Mount Rigi Top, Switzerland
View from Mount Rigi Top
Lucerne lake boating, Switzerland
View of a ship while returning

Enjoy a evening in Lucerne :

  • Once we reach back to Lucerne city, Chapel Bridge can be explored
  • Its just walk-able distance from the boat/train station
  • You can find nice coffee house/restaurants in the lake side.
  • Good ambiance to spend evening
Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland
Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland
Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland
Sun set rays lighting up Lucerne city
Chapel Bridge, Lucerne, Switzerland

Enjoy HD video shot in GoPro Hero7 black 🙂

Enjoy HD video shot in GoPro Hero7 black 🙂

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