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ECHO Rails is the leading award-winning outdoor tour operator in Switzerland. We offer a wide selection of excursions to unique tourist destinations. From day experiences to multi-day trips. We specialise in tailoring your adventure based on your wishes.

We strive to make you happy with our high-quality services and combine it with our friendly multilingual tour guides. 

ECHO Rails is an award-winning tour operator with 15 years of experience. We specialise in organising all-inclusive rail and hiking tours around Switzerland.

We offer Rail Tours and Hiking Trips for the day or multi-day, guided and semi-guided. We tailor our trips to your budget and preferences.

We select carefully the people we work with. Every person is selected and certified to the highest standards in relation to the activities they provide.

ECHO Rails is a certified My-Switzerland Travel Expert.

Prices are displayed per person in USD including VAT and service fees. 

No hidden fees. 

Meeting point and time is always shown in the details of the experience.

For experiences that can be booked in multiple destination, your meeting point will be communicated after the booking.

You will receive the contacts of your guide few days before departure. If you have questions you can always chat with us.


  1. Go to the Tour page on the website, then click the “Book Now” button.
  2. Select the Date you wish to take the tour in the Date Box.
  3. Input the number of participants: adults & children.
  4. Proceed by clicking the “Book” button.
  5. If you qualify for Swiss Pass or Half-Card tax – Select one or Select “No Card or Pass”.
  6. Accept the Terms and Conditions.
  7. Now you can pay with your Credit Card.
  8. Once the payment has been processed, a written confirmation will be sent to you and the bookings become binding. 

Yes. As soon as your booking is accepted you will receive a confirmation via e-mail with all details summarized in it.


In order to process Credit Card payments, you need to provide your information. ECHO Rails does not handle Credit Card information nor shall we use your information outside the sole scope to provide you the services you requested for.

Yes, a cancellation of a booking is always possible.

Cancellations must be communicated via email at [email protected]

Depending on the time of the cancellation a cancellation fee may occur.

You can check our Terms and Conditions here: Terms and Conditions


  1. We accept major Credit Card providers such as Visa (credit and debit-card), MasterCard (credit and debit-card). Depending on your country other cards may be accepted. 
  2. Wire transfers.
  3. For some activities we also accept TWINT.

Yes. Our online payment systems use the highest data security and encryption standards. ECHO Rails is not storing any credit card details itself. The payment process is fully processed by an external payment service Provider.