Unique Private Tour of Mt. Hoher Kasten, Appenzell and countrysides of St. Gallen and Zurich

On top of the panoramic Hoher Kasten Mountain near Switzerland’s cheese land , Appenzell provides a unique and a gorgeous alpine view, overlooking 6 countries. Sit back enjoy and relax a lunch or coffee at the new revolving restaurant and enjoy the 360° stunning panorama from a warm, relaxing and extremely cosy place and that too, from an altitude of 5885,827 feet high snow mountain.

This tour is more than visiting the Mount Hoher Kasten; enjoy the very true essence of Switzerland with our private tour, visiting the most spectacular and gorgeous scenic countrysides in 3 beautiful Kantons (Provinces) of Switzerland – Zurich, St. Gallen and in Appenzell, providing you a true essence of being in Switzerland.


About this tour
Uniquely carved out tour route to show you the true essence of Switzerland, visiting breath-taking and most gorgeous photography vantage points and scenic countrysides, covering 3 Kantons (province) of Zurich, Appenzell and the  of St. Gallen.

8.5 – 9 hours ( including lunch and coffee breaks )

Maximum size
6  Passengers (For larger group, please contact us.)

Pick-up and drop-off place
Your hotel or place of stay in Zurich

CHF 860 for 1 – 6 people

Free Cancellation / Fully refundable
( 1 week prior/ Terms & condition applies)

Program overview (summer time)

Your fabulous day to experience the true essence of Switzerland will begin at 09:00 AM from the door-step of your hotel and the scenic drive will take you from Zurich to explore the gorgeous countrysides in the Kanton (Provence) of Zurich, Appenzell and St. Gallen and visit the spectacular Mt. Hoher Kasten from where you will  enjoy the landscape of 5 countries in a single tour.

During our journey we will stop at extremely fascinating and stunningly gorgeous photography vantage points; you will certainly take home amazing photos to share, cherish and remember your entire journey lifelong – this is our promise.

Visiting the Mount Hoher Kasten

Although lesser popular mountain, the view from Hoher Kasten is no lesser than many of the popular touristic alps while resulting in a much less crowd and more reasonable price; we take the gondola ride to get up  at an altitude of 1’791 meter above the sea level for a breath taking. Those who made it up here had nothing to regret, only appreciated the gorgeousness of this Swiss alpine region beholds!

Enough positive online reviews on the internet is present to motivate one’s decision behind visiting Hoher Kasten; but our journey will amuse you even more as we will avoid the regular fast motor-way route and take you on a spectacular scenic journey, known to our local photographers; thus our journey to Hoher Kasten may take bit longer than usual, yet will be more enjoyable and relaxing.

Sightseeing Appenzell

Appenzell is a must sightseeing thing in Switzerland. The town of Appenzell is undoubtedly a charming little town with beautiful and colorful decorative chalets; it’s a great place to enjoy authentic Swiss lunch and to learn about Swiss food, culture and most importantly about Appenzell cheese and handcrafts. Our private tour is carefully carved out to show you much more than just the town of Appenzell, covering vast area of it’s gorgeous landscape and the countryside, including places that are featured in the Featured in National Geography, providing a unique insight into the entire beauty of Appenzell.

See incredible Switzerland from an eye of a local photographer

This trip to Hoher Kasten and Appenzell from Zurich is unique; done by local photographer-guide, our authentic private tour to visit Appenzell and Mt. Hoher Kasten is just one of it’s kind. You will travel on the path taken by photographers and nature lovers, not the regular tour motorways so that you will see the true beauty of Zurich, St. Gallen and Appenzell and much more like no one else can offer. Be assured, there will be lots of hidden surprises on the tour

Best Price Guaranteed

Only CHF 860
CHF 143.33 Per person, based on 6 persons

Cable car to Mt. Hoher Kasten

CHF 42.00 per person return



Tour Duration

  • The duration of the tour is approximately 9  hours
  • The tour starts at 09:00 AM and ends around 6:00 PM
  • Includes 30 minutes coffee and an hour lunch break.
  • The guide does not charge for coffee or lunch break though he is with you at all time.

Included in the price

  • Guided tours
  • Private vehicle
  • Photography
  • Refreshments

Excluded in the price

  • Entrance fees
  • Public transportation, cable car, ferry tickets
  • Meal and beverages
  • Tips and gratuity