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
  • Full guided walking trail
  • 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 Details:

This tour is designed for nature lovers, photography and hiking enthusiasts.

Type: Day Tour from Luzern

Departs From: Lucerne Train Station

Duration: 8 hours

Availability: daily at 08:00 am from July to October. 

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 590 (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


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