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Guided Lake Lucerne Tours
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Guided Lucerne Tours
Independent visitors to the Lake Lucerne Region often join a guided tour to get the most out of their visit to gorgeous Central Switzerland.

"It is not down in any map. True places never are."
- Herman Melville, Moby Dick

There is way more to see and do than a guidebook can offer. If bus tours are not really your thing and you are looking for a more personalized option to explore the region, I might just have the right offer for you!


Why participating in private guided Lake Lucerne Tours?

  • No matter if you are visiting for the first time or have been here already, you simply want to maximize your precious vacation time in Lucerne. You don't want to miss out on anything!
  • Maybe you are moving to Lucerne and want to make yourself immediately familiar with the Lake Lucerne region and connect on a deeper level!
  • You are a family or group of friends with a set of wishes and special requests and want to explore the region on your own pace in the privacy of your own company!
  • You are on a business trip and want to make the best out of that one day you have for leisure!

Taking a small guided tour lead by an expert local certified guide guarantees that you will have an authentic experience. Our guide is perfectly bilingual (English/German). You'll get the inside scoop, the gossip and the serious history facts. You'll experience the 'real' Lake Lucerne Region - no isolated tourist bus trip. You'll rub shoulders with locals, catch the local bus, share their hiking and biking paths, and enjoy the scenery from trains, boats, funiculars and gondolas just the way every Swiss does too.


Day Trips from Lucerne

With these guided Lucerne tours you are guaranteed to get the most out of your day:


View to Lake Lucerne

Wilhelm Tell Swiss Path Hike with a cruise on Lake Lucerne

You spend the day cruising Lake Lucerne and hiking along the plateau between Seelisberg and Bauen on Lake Uri, enjoying the marvelous views and learn more on the historic beginnings of Switzerland. On summer tours, you'll visit a local Alp to learn how alpine cheese is made. In the romantic village of Bauen you will board a sunset cruise that takes you back to Lucerne. Hiking time: 2 to 3 hours.
Year-round
Full Day CHF 147.50 to CHF 390 per person

A guided bike tour on Lake Lucerne

Swiss Army Knife Valley Bike Tour & Lake Lucerne Cruise

You want to see as much as you possibly can of this beautiful region in one day. If you like to bike rather than hike, this excursion is ideal for you. You'll pedal on easy for everyone to use eBikes (electric bikes) on a 3 to 4 hour (40 km/24 miles) bike tour along Lake Lucerne. Teenagers love it too and it's ideal for a family since you get to assemble your own engraved Swiss Army knife. Return by boat to Lucerne.
May to October
Full Day CHF 147.50 - CHF 390 per person

Spa in Rigi Kaltbad

Mount Rigi Panorama Hike and Spa

You will be bedazzled by the "Queen of the Mountains", Mount Rigi. This easy, safe and mostly level 2 to 3 hour hike takes you to "Rigi Kaltbad" where you have time for a relaxing spa experience in a bath fed by a natural mineral spring. You are surrounded by over 620 alpine peaks and a gorgeous panoramic view. To go there and back you travel by Lake Steamer, on Europe's oldest cogwheel train and cable car.
May to October
Day Tour CHF 147.50 - CHF 390 per person

View from Mount Pilatus

Mont Pilatus Hike and Summit Excursion

Simply breathtaking! Your day starts with a 2 ½ to 3 hour moderate hike from the off the beaten path village of Eigenthal to the foot of Mount Pilatus. A gondola and a cable car ride take you up to Mount Pilatus to incredible alpine and lake vistas. After a summit hike the world's steepest cog wheel train takes you down the mountain on an exhilarating ride and you'll return to Lucerne on a relaxing boat tour.
May to October
Full Day CHF 147.50 to CHF 390 per person

Alpine vista in Central Switzerland

In the Heart of the Alps Hike

Fall in love with the green pasture land, grazing Swiss cows, glaciers and waterfalls of the lush Engelberg Valley on the foot of Mount Titlis on a 3 hour hike. You'll visit the 12th century living monastery in Engelberg and the village itself. You'll travel on public trains in the heart of the Swiss Alps.
May to October
Full Day CHF 135 - CHF 350 per person

Scenic walk on Lake Lucerne

Lake Lucerne Panorama and Country Walk

This spectacular easy walk of 1.5 hours takes you through green meadows along farms and Swiss chalets and into the village of Winkel with its old school house. You'll visit a working organic farm where you can buy farm-made delicacies to take home and a vineyard along the way. The hike ends at a historic lake-side restaurant where you reward yourself with a drink or lunch while waiting for the public bus to take you back to Lucerne.
Year-round
Half Day CHF 92 - CHF 190 per person

Meggen Castle on Lake Lucerne

Lake Lucerne Villas and Castle Walk

The tour takes you to the northern shore of Lake Lucerne. You wander on easy paths through green pasture lands along historic castles, old chalets and working farms to Meggen Castle, often used as a Wedding destination. The romantic castle is set in a beautiful garden with stunning views over Lake Lucerne. After a guided castle tour you'll return by public bus to Lucerne.
Year-round
Half Day CHF 91 - CHF 190 per person

A winter outdoor spa on Mount Rigi

Mount Rigi Alpine Panorama Winter Hike and Spa

Winter hiking is popular among the Swiss, and Mount Rigi has just the right path to offer. Easy to hike in a spectacular landscape with picture perfect panoramic views to more than 620 mountains that often peak through the lowland fog into the extremely blue sky above. You then soak in the healing waters of "Rigi Kaltbad" - a relaxing mineral spring spa - before taking the arial tram to Weggis and a cruise back to Lucerne.
November to April
Full Day CHF 147.50 to CHF 390 per person

Intrigued?

By the way, children up to 6 years of age accompany the tour for free and children between the age of 6 and 16 pay 50% of the adult price.

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You can also use the form to inquire a privately guided tour for one, two or more people; for your family, your friends or business partners to enjoy a tailored tour just for you.

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