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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 1 week ago

When you are on the hikes, your whole mood is lifted up and your spirit feels restored. Each hike showed a completely new part of Switzerland. Renee Welt is very welcoming and he know how to get you around! One time he was able to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ava C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Swiss Alps are beautiful, and offer majestic vistas around every bend. To get the most of out of your Swiss Alps experience, I highly recommend the guided tour team of Rene and Suzanne Welti. They are master craftsman of the guided Swiss tour. They...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

We did several private guided hikes thru Echo Trails guided by Rene Welti in our time in Switzerland. It was a once in a lifetime type experience. It was our first time in Switzerland and it made is so much easier to have someone who...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Scott C
Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Hi Scott, Many thanks for sharing your Swiss Alps ECHO Trails hiking experiences. Your kids are great hiking "troopers". Wishing you and your family many more "lifetime type" trips. With best, René Welti

Reviewed 19 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carolinao975
Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

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 18 October 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MillieDR
Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 21 October 2018

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 11 October 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kent T
Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Julie K
Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

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

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank CoinsExplorer
Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 28 November 2018

Thank you for sharing your Grindelwald, Jungfrau Region, hiking experience. Wishing you many more "outstanding" outdoor trips. With best, René Welti

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Don T
Rene W, Owner at ECHO Trails, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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

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souziem
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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