Choose between one of Baanalp, Maria Rickenbach and Wirzwil all located in the Engelberg valley, 30 minutes from Luzern. Each location offers cable cars each offering a very authentic and different experiences (and not mass tourism) to visitors.
Baanalp has a lake and alpine flowers and is a real gem of the canton of Nidwalden, lies at 1600 – 2800 m above sea level.ü. M. near Oberrickenbach – Wolfenschiessen in the Engelbergertal. The beautiful pre-Alpine high valley with its idyllic mountain lake impresses by the mighty mountains and the unique nature. The Bannalp recreation area is an insider’s tip for unforgettable excursions in summer and winter alike. Maria Rickenbach is an oasis of peace. The small monastery village is free of traffic and is located on a sunny terrace above the Engelbergertal. With the cable car you are in 8 minutes in this little paradise. Here you can get to know the Alpwitschaft with cheese factory on the Bleikialp and experience a magnificent panoramic views and an authentic alpine farming. If the weaving mill is open in the monastery of Maria Rickenbach, you will experience the old craft and can take part in a monastery tour. Wirzeli has an enormous grill area, the stream for splashing in the labyrinth, the cool climbing park and three witches’ cottages are the stuff of children’s dreams. Just next-door is the summer toboggan run with its 535 metres of twists and turns. The playground’s neighbours are Lizi the Wirzweli witch’s animal friends: a herd of Shetland Ponies, a flock of goats and of course the rabbits and guinea-pigs in their run.
Complete your day, down the mountain and selecting another activity in the neighbourhood, such as a interactive trip to Hergiswil Glassworks, cheese making in Engelberg, a drive up to Bürgenstock to see modern and old traditions side by side, walk along the Felsenweg to the 153metre tall Hammetschwand Lift offering superb view of Lake Luzern, before heading back to Luzern in the late afternoon.
1-3 people 915CHF
4-6 people 1015CHF
For Zurich picks ups add 40CHF
For Interlaken pick ups add 50CHF