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Aare Gorge + Brienz Rothorn Train Day Trip
Activities in Lucerne

Aare Gorge + Brienz Rothorn Train Day Trip

Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
US$ 186.70
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts
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Discover one of Switzerland's natural jewels and take the opportunity to travel on the famous steam train with this Aare Gorge + Brienz Rothorn Train Day Trip.

Aare Gorge + Brienz Rothorn Train Day Trip

We'll meet at 9 am at the monumental arch in front of Lucerne's train station. From there we'll travel by minibus to Lungern, considered to be one of the most beautiful villages in central Switzerland.

After a short stop in this picturesque town, the minibus will continue to Aareschlucht, the Aare Gorge. Here, we'll follow a 1.4 km hiking route to get to know this Swiss natural wonder in detail. As we'll see, it's an amazing gorge in which the Aare River carves out narrow gorges in the limestone rock.

When we reach the end of the gorge, we'll take a train to the car park. From there, we'll continue the route by minibus to the town of Brienz, a beautiful town on the shores of Lake Brienzersee where we'll take a walking tour to discover its charming streets.

Following on, we'll go to its railway station to board the famous Brienz Rothorn steam train, one of the most famous locomotives in Switzerland! During a 1-hour journey, we'll enjoy excellent panoramic views of the Bernese Alps and the surrounding lakes. The train journey will end at the top of Mount Rothorn Kulm, at an altitude of 2350 metres.

You'll have 1 hour 30 minutes of free time at the top of the mountain. Then, we'll take the train back to Brienz, where you'll have 1 hour free, which you can use for a walk around the Brienzersee lake, or even in a swim if the weather is good.

Finally, we'll return by minibus to the starting point in Lucerne, arriving between 7 and 8 pm.

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Price

Adults Children between 6 and 15 years old Children under 6 years old
Tour in English
US$ 186.70
US$ 50
Free

Tour in English

  • Adults

    US$ 186.70
  • Children between 6 and 15 years old

    US$ 50
  • Children under 6 years old

    Free

More Information

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19. Show more

Tours or activities will not consist of more than 6 people per group.

A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.

The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.

Alcohol gel will be available before, during, and after the service.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.

All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear gloves throughout its duration.

Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.

The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.

The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.

The capacity of all means of transport will be reduced to 50% of their maximum capacity.

Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.

Alcoholic drinks are not available.

The temperature of all attendees will be taken, and admission will be denied to those with a temperature of more than 37 degrees Celsius (99 Fahrenheit).

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Duration

10 - 11 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.

Included

Transport by minibus and conventional train.

English speaking guide.

Entry to the Aare gorge.

Round trip ticket for the Brienz Rothorn steam train.

Not included

Lunch.

When to book?

You can book up until 24 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code. Specifically, this activity applies the following practices: Show more

Printed material is avoided.

No single-use plastics are used.

The activity helps the dissemination of local cultural heritage.

No printing of documentation required.

Has a gender equality policy.

Has a carbon footprint offset policy.

Promotes local employment.

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Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 4 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 186.70
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel 24 hours before the activity starts, we will refund you 50%. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Monumental arch in front of Lucerne's train station.