The Four Lake Trail

A classic mountain hike in central Switzerland

The four-lake-level hike combines Melchsee-Frutt and Engelberg. The varied hike leads through a fantastic mountain scenery, unique flora, deep blue mountain lakes and offers breathtaking views. Trübsee, in Engelberg, is the starting point for the so-called «four-lake hike». Explore Melchsee-Frutt, the sparkling natural reservoir, where fishing is becoming quite popular, and Sample local cheese at the dairy.

This area is a place of power!!!


 Tour Highlights

  • View of the Bernese Alps
  • Walk around four different crystal-clear alpine lakes
  • Fantastic mountain scenery
  • Unique flora
  • Relax on a public train ride from Lucerne-Engelberg-Stöckalp-Lucerne
  • Enjoy a full-guided photo tour 


  • Multilingual guide
  • Profesional photographer & guide
  • Travel & landscape photography
  • Full Private Guided Tour from Lucerne
  • Photography shooting in different locations along the tour
  • Private on-line gallery to download all images 


  • Food and beverages
  • Tour Transportation cost (see below for detailed tour cost info)
  • Hotel pick up & drop-off
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Camera Equipment 


 Tour Specifications.

Type: Day Tour from Luzern

Departs From: Lucerne Train Station

Duration: 8 hours

Availability: daily at 08:00 am

Conditions & Requirements: Medium (mountain hiking trail)

Total km: 9 km

Available in following languages: German, English & Spanish

Book your journey 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 bus tour.

The Four Lake trail Transportation cost includes:

Train ride Lucerne – Engelberg – Sarnen – Lucerne

Gondola Lift Engelberg–Trübsee; Jochpass to Engstlenalp chair-lift, depending on snow conditions.

Post Bus Stöckalp–Sarnen

CHF 86.90 approx. per person

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!

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