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The Rickshaw Travel Group ("Rickshaw Travels") was founded in May 1988. From our humble beginnings as a small travel agency, we have grown and expanded into several countries and today have 28 years of experience in the travel business, both corporate and leisure... read more .

SCENIC SWITZERLAND


Enjoy a scenic swiss tour exploring Zurich & Lucerne

 

 

 
Day tours
 
Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein-Europe's biggest Waterfalls and the Medieval Town
 
Drive through picturesque landscape with gently rolling vineyards and charming farming villages to reach the splendid medieval castle Laufen! Enjoy your time at the mighty Rhine Falls - Europe's biggest waterfall and one of Switzerland major attractions! Delight unique views from the panoramic lift and see how an average of 700'000 liters of water per second plunge across a width of 150 meters into the basin below. The Belvedere panoramic trail brings you to the viewing platform right above the falls where you feel the spindrift of the rumbling waters. Those seeking for the ultimate adventure might take the optional, thrilling boat ride in the fizzy waters below the falls. Continue via Schaffhausen with its well-known Munot Fortress to the medieval town of Stein am Rhein. Learn about the well-preserved old town on a stroll and see the many distinctive medieval buildings such as the church, the former monastery of St. Georgen, the town houses, the gates and towers as well as the town hall and armory. Most of these half-timbered frame houses are made of stone with delicate wooden window frames and stun visitors with their exceptional frescoes. All infants must be registered. Unregistered minors and their accompanying adult(s) can be excluded from the service with no refund.
 
The Best of Zurich city tour with guide   
 
Discover this unique city, winner of the award 'City of Best quality of life'! See the castle-like National Museum, the shopping and business centre on Bahnhofstrasse, the Limmatquai with its medieval Old Town and view to the Lindenhof, where the brave women of Zurich saved the city from the invaders, the largest church clock-face of Europe on St. Peter, the patriarchal Guild Houses, the Opera house with its famous June-Festivals, and the lake (picture stop). Enjoy the great experience travelling uphill on the cog-wheel railway into the 'Zurichberg' district with its recently renovated noble five-star Grand Hotel Dolder and many superb mansions of glorious past times. You will see the University and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zuerich). Its most famous student and professor was Albert Einstein. Finally there will be a stop in the Old Town at Fraumunster Church, where you will admire the world-famous Chagall-Windows with detailed explanations. After this, your guide will invite you to a short stroll through the Old Town of Zurich. All infants must be registered. Unregistered minors and their accompanying adult(s) can be excluded from the service with no refund.
 
Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe from Lucerne   
 
A scenic coach journey via Brunig Pass and along the shores of Lake Brienz takes you to the Bernese Oberland. After a break in Interlaken, uniquely situated between two lakes, we board the cogwheel train in Grindelwald for a spectacular ride via Kleine Scheidegg to Jungfraujoch. Stunning views of the world-famous triple peaks of Eiger, Monch and Jungfrau accompany you all the way to the top. Once on the top, immerse yourself in the fascinating high-Alpine wonderland of ice, snow and rock. Experience the adventure tour Alpine Sensation marking the 100-year anniversary of the Jungfrau Railway and visit the Sphinx Observation Terrace and Plateau with the most breathtaking panoramic views of snow-capped peaks, neighboring countries and Europe's longest glacier, the Aletsch Glacier. Don't forget to stroll through the tunnels of the Ice Palace located in the heart of the glacier , a once in a lifetime experience you don't want to miss!
 
Mt. First - Top Adventure - Lucerne, Switzerland
 
Enjoy a morning drive to the Bernese Oberland, passing by five different mountain lakes and listening to interesting explanations of your multilingual guide. After a picture stop at the famous village of Interlaken, we take you to the charming mountain resort Grindelwald. Take the cable car up to Mt. First to experience the unique summit attraction First Cliff Walk by Tissot. The trail with a 40-metre long one-rope suspension bridge at a dizzying height promises an extraordinary adrenalin kick. Grab a bite to eat on the spectacular sun terrace of the restaurant Berggasthaus First. Just a few steps aside, you find one of Switzerland's most thrilling activity: The First Flyer, a gigantic zip line, that gives you the feeling of flying down the hill over 800 meters with a maximum speed of 84km/h. Continue by Mountain Cart, a new fun sport vehicle with a comfortable seat, good tires and effective brakes. An exceptional ride on the rough track takes you to Bort, from where you complete your adventure by Trottibike Scooter. Curve down to Grindelwald through lovely alpine scenery passing by grazing cows and typical Swiss chalets. Enjoy some leisure time to explore the alpine village Grindelwald before you take the train back to Interlaken, where you meet your tour guide again for the return trip to Lucerne.
 
 
 
 
 

Includes:

  • 03 Nights in Standard Room Crowne Plaza Zurich 
  • 03 Nights in Standard Room Hotel de la Paix  Lucerne 
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Arrival Transfer in Zurich 
  • Return Train ticket – Zurich – Lucerne – Zurich (in Lowest Standard Class/ Excluding ticket delivery charges) 
  • Sight Seeing as per itinerary
  • From Zurich - Rhine Falls and Stein am Rhein-Europe's biggest Waterfalls and the Medieval Town
  • From Zurich - The Best of Zurich city tour with guide   
  • From Lucerne - Jungfraujoch - Top of Europe from Lucerne   
  • From Lucerne - Mt. First - Top Adventure   
  • All Taxes and Service Charge

Excludes:

  • Tickets
  • Visa
  • Item of Personal Nature
  • Anything not mentioned in the above includes 
  • City Tax
  • Insurance 
*terms and conditions apply