Private tour

From Zürich: Private Rhine Waterfalls & Schaffhausen Tour

From Zürich: Private Rhine Waterfalls & Schaffhausen Tour

From US$ 416.77 per person

Spend a day with a private tour guide in East-Switzerland. Visit the old town of Schaffhausen, and ride alongside Europe's largest plain waterfall, Rhine Falls.

About this activity

Free cancellation
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Covid-19 precautions
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Duration 7 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Pickup included
Your guide will wait for you in the lobby of your hotel in Zürich.
Private group


  • Enjoy a private tour operated with just your party and your guide
  • Stroll around Schaffhausen
  • Visit Laufen Castle
  • Walk a scenic route by the Rhine waterfall
  • Take a boat tour in front of the Rhine Waterfall
Full description
Begin the tour when you meet your guide at your hotel and make your way from Zurich to Schaffhausen. Enjoy a short walk through the car-free streets, admiring the historical buildings while learning of Schaffhausen's history from your guide. Arrive at the castle Laufen after a short transfer by bus. Located directly at the Rhine waterfalls, Laufen marks the border between the canton of Zurich and Schaffhausen. Learn an overview about the historical importance of the waterfalls at the castle exhibition before continuing your walk around the castle. Head down to the waterfalls where different viewing platforms close to the water ensure great views and spectacular photograph opportunities. Between the months of May and September only, you can board a tourist boat to cross the river. Take a spectacular ride directly in front of the Rhine Waterfall, Europe's largest plain waterfall. Return to shore to relax and soak in the magnificent views. Conclude the tour by crossing the Rhine River by boat again and returning to the train station directly at the castle of Laufen. Catch a train back to Zurich on a 50 minute journey, after which your tour ends.
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Local and professional guide for your party only
  • All transportation fees
  • All entrance fees for the castle and the boat
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses during the tour
Covid-19 precautions
Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Know before you go

  •  Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability of the schedule and the tour guide
  •  A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  •  Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved
  • This tour is unfortunately not wheelchair accessible
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Product ID: 207132