Lucerne (Luzern) and Queen of Mountains (Rigi) Day Trip


The city of Lucerne embedded within an impressive mountainous panorama is enriched by the medieval architecture and the spectacular lakeside scenery. The Chapel Bridge which forms a landmark in the townscape of Lucerne is considered as one of the oldest, wooden bridges in Europe. A further landmark of the town is the Musegg Wall and its nine towers which symbolises Lucerne’s historic fortifications. The Rigi Mountain which is enclosed by the Lakes of Lucerne, Zug and Lauerz, offers you a spectacular view of the Swiss Alps, cities of Lucerne & Zug and an impressive variety of alpine flora, during this epic day tour.

Language: Swiss German

Currency: Swiss Francs (CHF)

Location: Canton of Lucerne located in Central Switzerland.

Trip time duration: Trip last all day it will take approximately 12 hours including travel time.

  • Visit the world-famous Chapel Bridge, the most photographed destination in Lucerne.
  • Discover the Lion Monument, a rock relief which is considered as one of the most famous monuments in Switzerland.
  • Stroll the city’s picturesque squares with historic, frescoes houses.
  • Explore the well preserved castles around the Lake Lucerne.
  • Visit the Museum of Art and it’s collection of contemporary arts.
  • Explore the 870m long Museggmauer (Musegg Wall) and its nine towers which symbolise Lucerne’s historic fortifications.
  • Enjoy the breath-taking views of the Mount Rigi and admire the views of Lake Lucerne during cogwheel train travels and aerial cable car rides.


07:30 AM

Meeting point at Gare Cornavin

Welcome, a representative of Nomad-Voyages will meet and greet you at the Gare Cornavin Geneve.

07:30 AM -10:30 AM

From Geneva to Lucerne.

Enjoy a comfortable journey from Geneva and pass through the picturesque cities of Laussanne and Bern (capital of Switzerland) and arrive at the city of Lucerne. Travel times can slightly vary depending on the traffic.

10:30 AM-12:00 PM

Visiting the attractions in Lucerne

One major attraction in Lucerne is the Chapel Bridge which spans the River Reuss. The bridge was built in 1333 and is encrusted with an impressive cycle of paintings depicting events from Lucerne’s history, which are found in internal triangular frames throughout the bridge.

Another medieval landmark of Lucerne is the Musegg Wall and its nine towers, which were built in the 13th century. The massive wall spreads for a length of 830m and it contains an inner and an outer ring to protect the city from enemy attacks. It is considered as one of the longest, best-preserved defensive walls in Switzerland.

Also the rock relief of the famous Lion monument and the Museum of Art & History are spectacular locations to explore during this epic day tour.

12:00 PM - 12:40 PM

Lunch at Lucerne

In the city of Lucerne it’s easy to find Swiss, French, Italian, European or Asian restaurants depending on your preferences. All food and drinks are at your own expense.


Transfer to the boat

Nomad voyages will guide you to the boat.

13:00PM -18:00PM

Journey in the Rigi Mountains

The Rigi Mountain which is enclosed by the Lakes of Lucerne, Zug and Lauerz allows visitors to explore the panoramic scenery of the Rigi Mountain by cogwheel trains as well as cable cars. During the 5 hour journey in the Rigi Mountain enjoy the spectacular views over the lake landscape, the panoramic Swiss Alps, traditional farms and colourful wildflower meadows.

The Itinerary for the 5 hour journey in the Rigi Mountains will be as follows;

  • 13:12PM – 14:10PM  : Departure by boat from Lucerne and arrival at Vitznau.
  • 14:15PM – 14:50PM  : Departure by rack railway from Vitznau and arrival at Rigi Kulm.
  • 14:50PM – 15:50PM : At the top of the Mountain Rigi Kulum enjoy the panaromic views and capture memorable photographs of snow capped Alps, the lowland lakes and the spectacular views of the cities of Lucerne and Zug.
  • 16:00PM – 16:15PM : Departure by rack railway from Rigi Kulm and arrival at Rigi Kaltbad.
  • 16:40PM – 16:50PM: Departure by cable car from Rigi Kaltbad and arrival at Weggis.
  • 17:05PM – 17:50PM : Departure by boat from Weggis and arrival at Lucerne.

18:05 PM - 20:55 PM

Return trip from Lucerne to Geneva

After all the memorable experiences in the City of Lucerne the tour concludes and Nomad voyages accompany you in the return drive to Geneva.


Arrival at Geneva Gare Cornavin

Reservation and Booking

From 21st of November to 2nd of December 2022, the cable car from Rigi Kaltbad to Weggis will not be operating due to maintenance work. During this time the excursion can be done via Vitznau both ways. For further details please contact 041 227 17 17.

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  • One hour sightseeing boat ride.
  • Mountain transport from Vitznau to Rigi Kulm, Rigi Kulm — Rigi Kaltbad by rack railway.
  • Descent from Rigi Kaltbad to Weggis by cable car.
  • One and half hours the chapel Bridge and Walk along the river and admire the beauty of Lucerne old town walking tour.
  • Food and beverages (Lunch, Ice cream etc.)
  • Personal expenses and all other expenses.
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking.
  • Not wheelchair accessible.
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide.
  • Near public transportation.
  • Not recommended for travellers with back problems or other serious medical conditions.
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking in the vehicle
Cancellation Policy