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From Zurich: Lucerne and Engelberg Full-Day Tour

From Zurich: Lucerne and Engelberg Full-Day Tour

Activity provider: Best of Switzerland Tours
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Explore Lucerne and Engelberg on a full-day trip from Zurich. Visit the quaint mountain town of Engelberg and explore the monastery and dairy farm, or go for a hike in the Alps.

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Duration 9.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish

Experience

Highlights
  • Drive along the picturesque alpine road to the lively city of Lucerne
  • Visit Engelberg, a typically picturesque Swiss village
  • Visit the cheese factory and Engelberg Monastery
  • Take a hike in the Alps
Full description

Discover the beauty of the Alps on this day trip by bus from Zurich to Lucerne and Engelberg. See the shimmering waters of Lake Luceren and have free time to explore Lucerne. Visit a monastery in Engelberg and have time to soak up the charm of this village. 

Hop aboard a climate-controlled bus with plenty of space at the centrally-located meeting point in Zurich. Take in the countryside as you pass by Lake Lucerne. Stop to visit the beautiful city of Lucerne with an hour of free time. 

Continue to to Engelberg to check out the stunning Baroque monastery which was built by Benedictine monks in 1120 and still functions to this day. Spend the next 3 hours strolling through the village and visiting a Swiss cheese factory to see how cheese is made. 

Alternatively, you can hike through the Alpine landscape on breathtaking trails around the village and enjoy views. Return to your meeting point in Zurich at the end of your tour. 

Includes
  • Partly-guided tour by a professional multilingual guide
  • Transportation in a comfortable coach
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal Expenses
  • Optional activities

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Meeting point

Your tour departs from Sihlquai Coach Parking near Zurich HB (main train station). Follow track 18 (last track on street level) until the road turns right. Follow the road for 50 meters and find the Sihlquai Coach Parking across from Starbucks. By public transport take tram 4, 6, or 13 to the stop Sihlquai/HB. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure with valid ID.

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Food and drinks in the vehicle

Know before you go

  • The tour is accompanied from Zurich to Engelberg and from Engelberg to Zurich
  • For the stay in Engelberg, you will be provided with a written itinerary
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.3 /5

based on 127 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.4/5
  • Transportation
    4.6/5
  • Value for money
    4/5
  • Safety
    4.6/5

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I loved the tour. Due to the ease of the meeting point close to the train station, where there is a counter to give the name and get the sticker indicating which tour. When I went, they had 3 tours on the same bus, with 3 different guides, speaking Spanish and English. On the way we passed by beautiful places, we visited Lucerne, the guide left us near the bridge and showed us the meeting point, we were able to explore the place a little. Then we went to Engelberg, where most go to Mount Titlis. I went to see Engelberg, where there is a very beautiful lake with a view of houses and mountains. We had a great time there, there are restaurants, monastery, in short, a very pleasant afternoon. The guides and driver were very friendly!

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June 30, 2022

I would like to thank Konrad for his great customer service, he ensured all safety measures are in place and continued to remind us of the social distancing. The trip was worth it, the drive was extra smooth that we didn’t get car sick highly recommend it with “Konrad”, we had our masks on the entire trip and ensured no good and beverages on board the car which was convenient for all. The upgrade part to the top of the mountain was a bit too much however we extremely enjoyed our time in Engelberg village.

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July 20, 2021

I only give 4 star because the tour in Lucerne was not guided and Engelberg didnot offer so many things to do. Positive thing is,,, I appreciate the tour is on time so i can catch my train at 8 pm. The guide Gonzalo and Isa were also very informative and kind in our way to Lucerne and back to Zurich.

March 8, 2020

Product ID: 25860