Heart of the Swiss Alps – Day Trip

Explore Switzerland’s Engelberg Valley

Luzern – Engelberg – Fuerenalp

Spend a day in the Engelberg Valley with 2 ½ to 3 hours of hiking surrounded by Swiss Alps, green pastures, snow capped peaks, glaciers, grazing Swiss cows, water falls and streams with lunch stop at an alpine restaurant.

  • Unforgettable experience and views
  • Visit the world famous village of Engelberg with its 12th century living monastery
  • Three hours of hiking in the very heart of the Swiss Alps
  • Enjoy a picnic with a view to die for or stop for lunch at an authentic Alpine restaurant
  • Use of Swiss public transportation system
  • This is a quiet, private, tour where you can learn about the Lucerne area and Switzerland – while enjoying great Alpine views

The Hike

Consider this a beautiful 3,5 to 4,5 hour walk/hike over 10,5 kms/6,5 miles surrounded by alpine magnificence


June to October (may also be possible from mid-May, but check with us first!)

  • Meet: 07:45 am – Under the arch in front of the Lucerne train station
  • Train departure leaves promptly at 8:10 am
  • We return: 17:54 (5:54 pm)

Adult Standard: US $365 per person, based on 2 or more
Adult Standard: US $505 for one person

Adult with Half-Tax Card Swiss: Standard Rate less US $31 per person
Adult with Swiss/Tell-Pass/GA: Standard Rate less US $52 per person

Child (Standard ages 6 to 16): US $177 per child
Child with Half-Tax Card Swiss: Standard Child Rate less US $15 per child
Child with Swiss/Tell-Pass/GA: Standard Child Rate less US $26 per child

Children under 6 years are free

5 or more contact ECHO Trails


  • All transportation mentioned in the itinerary
  • Private tour with expert local English-speaking guide who is happy to give you as much information as you want and to answer any questions about Switzerland – the country, its heritage and its culture.

Not Included

  • Items of a personal nature.
  • Food and beverages – take a picnic lunch, or to stop at a mountain inn

What to wear / bring

  • Water bottle & plenty of water
  • Comfortable footwear with sturdy soles that have a good grip; ankle-high boots are not essential but highly recommended for ankle support
  • Warm layered windproof clothing
  • Sunhat and suncreme

Booking a Tour

Click on the red “Book Now” button

1. On the right hand side, select the Date you wish to take the tour in the Date Box
2. Input the number of participants: adults & children
3. Go To the Tour Box and click on BOOK button – the payment form will open
4. Under Options: See if you qualify for Swiss Pass or Half-Card tax – Select one or Select “No Card or Pass”
5. Review the final price – make sure it is correct
6. Read our Cancellation Policy – check the Terms & Conditions Box
7. Pay with either a PayPal account or debit/credit card

Once the payment has been processed, a written confirmation will be sent to your email address

Booking within 5 days of tour date? 
Phone or text our Lucerne office – +41 79 813 3610 – to check if we can take you, before making a booking

Cancellation policy
The tour departs rain or shine.

Full refund up to 24 hours prior to the tour departure.
50% refund if cancelled by 6.00 p.m. the day before departure.
No refund on the day of departure.

When in Switzerland, just dial 079-813-36-10 to reach our office

Calling outside of Switzerland: 41-79-813-36-10.
Calling within Switzerland: 079-813-36-10
or e-mail: office@echo-trails.com

Click here for Terms & Conditions

Map for in the Heart of the Alps