Mount Rigi Day Photo Tour

The Queen of the Swiss Alps


What To Expect

The journey begins with a lovely trip through the beautiful Lake Lucerne towards Vitznau. Switch to Europe’s first ever mountain railway up to Rigi-Kulm. You will be overwhelmed by the incredible Swiss Alpine Landscape around you! Ride back with the gondola to Weggis and back to Lucerne by boat. I will photograph you and your private party along the tour so you will get back home with long lasting memories captured in images!

You will discover some of the most remarkable landscapes in Central Switzerland. Prepare to be amazed at unbelievable vistas, rugged mountain peaks and dramatic skies. Mount Rigi is a dreamer’s destination for adventurers, it will capture your senses and amaze you. At times, you will put down your camera and just take the drama in. We will most definitely cover all the iconic locations for photography with the available day light. We have traveled the region countless times, and will discuss it’s history and traditions, and we will enjoy the finest local meals (not include). 

We cannot think of a better location to express your creativity than at Mount Rigi!



– Oldest cogwheel train of Europe

– Boat ride

– Full guided tour from Lucerne

– Enjoy a cogwheel train ride to the top of Mount Rigi, enjoy views of Lake Lucerne and snow-capped Alps

– Discover alpine 


–  Profesional photographer & guide

– Travel & landscape photography support

– Photography shooting along the tour

– Private tour

– On-line private gallery to download all images  


– Meals and drinks

– Mt. Rigi Travel Cost (Boat & all cable cars, see prices below)

– Gratuities (optional)

– Personal expenses

-Travel insurance

Additional info:

Is this Tour for you?

This tour is intended for amateur as well as serious photography enthusiasts with an interest to visit and photograph the beauty of the Swiss Alps together with its many traditions and culture . No prior expertise or experience in photography is necessary, as your photographer-guide will be there to assist you at every level. You may carry any camera – a simple aim-and-shoot or a DSLR. Travel enthusiasts who are not photographers but keen to experience the multiple facets of Switzerland can also benefit from the tour.

Can I bring my non-photographer partner with me?

Yes, you can. We visit many beautiful places in Switzerland. Having a good time during the trip is as much on the agenda as photography is. Your partner will enjoy the journey with us.

I am not a keen photographer. But I want to visit Switzerland. Can I still join?

Yes. The answer is exactly the same as in the case of previous question. We visit many beautiful places in Switzerland with a spectacular natural wonders, we witness the best Alpine Festivals during the whole year and always with the idea in mind of  having long lasting memories in all our photo tours. For us fun is as much on the agenda as photography is!

Tour Specifications

Type: Day Tours in Luzern

Departs From: Lucerne Train Station

Duration: 8 hours

Availability: daily at 08:00

Available in following languages: German, English & Spanish

Book your excursion here or contact us directly to +41 76 2618641

Tour Price: 

CHF 690 (up to six persons)

Our pricing is per-tour NOT per-person so if there are 3 or more in your group, you’ll probably pay less than if you took a big bus tour. 


Mt Rigi Transportation Cost:

Take advantage of our combined offer! With just one ticket you can make the entire round-trip. The following is included:

– Scenic boat cruise from Lucerne

– Ascent with the mountain railway to Rigi-Kulm

– Descent with the aerial cableway 

– Return cruise by boat from to Lucerne

Fares 2018

1st class ticket

With Half-Fare Card      CHF 70.00

Without                          CHF 140.00

2nd class ticket

With Half-Fare Card       CHF 58.50

Without                           CHF 117.00


PD e-Gift Card

giftcardGive someone you know a PD e-Gift Card, good toward any of our  Lucerne Photography Private Courses or Photography Workshops & Tours. For those in a rush or living outside Switzerland, we will send you a printable eCard. PD e-Gift Cards are fully transferable and have NO expiration date. They are available in any amount from CHF 49 – CFH 950. It makes a great gift for someone who loves photography or travel. Order now, or email us for more information.














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