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ECHO Trails walking, hiking and biking tours take you out of the city into breathtaking scenery and fresh Alpine air. Come along for a tour of jaw dropping alpine vistas, quaint villages and working farms, hear the story at historic places and enjoy...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cannot say enough about this experience, everything was just perfect. Our guide Andrea injected us with his love for the mountains. He took us into a local experience. The trails were mesmerizing!!!! Only a few locals passed by. When we take tours we want...More

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Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your first-hand tour and Andrea guide experiences. We are pleased you enjoyed your "local" Swiss Alps cultural as well as scenic highlights. Wishing you many more such authentic outdoor moments. With best, René Welti, Owner

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were first timers in Switzerland and on a guided tour. The small group and great reviews were what led us to our decision to choose this tour, and it was definitely the right choice. Rene and Suzanne were not only knowledgeable and efficient, but...More

Thank MillieDR
Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

So pleased to hear your "First-Time" Swiss trip experience meet and exceeded your dream trip. Wishing you many more such special moments & memories. With best, René Welti, Owner

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Rene was the lead tour guide on our rail trip through Switzerland. The trip was a dream of a lifetime for me being an avid rail fan. This,our return trip to Switzerland was a chance to not only experience their rail system, but visit places...More

Thank Kent T
Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Kent, It's great to know your "Dream Trip of a Lifetime" was realised. Many thanks for sharing and for the cudos. Wishing you many more such wonderful trips and special memories. Hurry back to the Swiss Alps. Yours, René Welti

Reviewed 9 October 2018

We are not good at guided group tours, but we loved the combination of the Lucerne guided tour on the first afternoon, all day guide on the first whole day of walking, and lots of information and support, if needed for the rest of the...More

Thank Julie K
Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Julie, Great to hear you enjoyed the Lake Lucerne region semi-guided 4 day tour. Thank you for your comments, observations and cudos for Eve. Wishing you many more wonderful outdoor travel experiences. With best, René Welti

Reviewed 3 October 2018

Take Hiking Day with Expert and Enjoy the Best of Swiss Hospitality, Good People and Very Humble Generation, One of the Best Place Ever Visited in the World , good experience to have this Sort of Trips in Swiss Alps

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Reviewed 23 September 2018

I was very wary of traveling with a tour group. But, trying to plan all of the details including transportation, lodging, food and attractions was more than I wanted to tackle. So, we decided on a tour lead by Rene Welti, founder of ECHO Tours....More

Thank Don T
Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Don, It's nice to hear "Your Trip of A Lifetime" is actually what you experienced. You and your wife are great travelers and hope you encounter many more "Trips of a Lifetime" experiences. Many thanks for sharing some of the highlights. You are now...More

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Simply outstanding. Our guide Peter was just great. He absolutely made sure that we had the best time possible.

Thank Graciela S
Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Graciela, Thank you for sharing your experience and will pass on to Pete. Wishing you continued happy & fun trails. With best, René Welti

Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

The Heart of the Alps with our guide Peter was more than just a hike. He was very knowledgeable and absolutely made sure that we were having the best time possible. Lunch at the Alpine restaurant was simply fabulous. I definitely would use Echo Trails...More

Thank Graciela S
Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Graciela, It's great hearing your way in advance planned Swiss hiking day met and our exceeded your expectations. Thanks for your cudo's for Pete who is a most knowledgable guide and alpine specialist. Wishing you many more safe and memorable trips. With best, René...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018

During our visit to the Swiss Alps this past July, I was able to perform two guided hikes with ECHO Trails led by Rene Welti. The first of the two was from First to Bussalp via Bachalpsee where we were able to hike to up...More

Thank Doug B
Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thanks Doug for sharing your Swiss Alps hiking experiences. Wishing you many more happy trails.

Reviewed 29 July 2018

We can't say enough good things about our day! Our guides, Dave and Peter, were unbelievably knowledgeable and personable. Everything about the day was well-organized, so all the guesswork was removed for us. We even got to stop at a cafe for a "gipfel" before...More

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Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 31 July 2018

Thank you for sharing your experiences. Rene Welti

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Souz M
7 June 2016|
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Response from Rene W | Property representative |
If you have a Swiss Travel Pass it's included and no extra cost. If google Mt. Rigi you will see all the rates; depends how far you want to go; it's all affordable. There are all kinds of marked trails so you can spend as... More
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Aritra_86
2 May 2016|
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Response from Rene W | Property representative |
Hi Aritra - Thanks for the cudos. I'll be back in Lucerne June 24 so if you wanted to do any of the tours on June 24 or 25 feel free to book what you like. I go out with 1 person too. The best is to please send me an e-mail... More
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