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Your Trip of a Lifetime with ECHO Rails

ECHO Rails is an award-winning US and Swiss based tour operator with 15 years of experience. We specialize in organizing all-inclusive rail and hiking tours around Switzerland. Our hallmark is true Swiss precision: ECHO Rails tours are designed with attention to every detail to deliver a beautiful and seamless experience.

Just like we care about you, we also care about the environment. By using public transport and collaborating with Earth-conscious suppliers we strive to make travel as sustainable as possible. ECHO stands for Education, Culture, Heritage, and Outdoors, and those are the ideals we firmly stand by.

Sit back, relax and enjoy a front-row seat at the journey of a lifetime.

What we do

ECHO Rails specializes in curated, private and small-group tours tailored to each individual. Expect hassle-free travel thanks to guided assistance, optional airport-pick up and luggage transfers.

Why travelling with us?

A 5-Star Tour Operator

Our client's satisfaction is the most important factor by which we measure our success. If you're not sure if it's worth traveling with ECHO Rails, check what our previous clients said about us.

Authentic Swiss Hotels

Get comfortable in local 3 and 4-star hotels with excellent amenities. We hand-pick our collaborators among the most sustainable businesses that exemplify the best of Swiss hospitality.

Group & Private Tours

Less is more: our group and private tours are focused on high-quality personalized experience. To provide you with maximum comfort, we limit the number of participants to 16.

Hand-Crafted Itineraries

Right up your street: choose from a selection of carefully crafted tours: from cosy day trips to Mt Rigi and Pilatus, to multi-day hikes and showstopping train tours.

Best English-Speaking Guides

Local perspective: get the insider's look on the Swiss culture through the eyes of our local guides. Friendly, knowledgeable, and well-organized, they are masters of storytelling.

Daily Support

Don't worry about connections, itineraries, and luggage. Our guides and remote support line will be happy to take care of all the logistics for you to make your trip the best possible.

No more airport hassle: enjoy total peace of mind with our Meet & Greet at Zurich Airport service. Your guide will pick you up at and assist you with the transfer to the hotel.

Luggage Transfers

Travel light: we know how troublesome it is to travel with big luggage. We are happy to organize a dedicated luggage transfer from one destination to another.

We are a committed Swisstainable business. Our experiences have been created to cause minimal impact on the natural environment. Learn more about our sustainability strategy.

How do you want to experience Switzerland?

Questions about our Swiss tours? Get in touch!

We specialize in designing personalized travel experiences in Switzerland. Do you have questions regarding one of our packages? Would you like us to create a special itinerary just for you? Get in touch, we are ready and happy to help.