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Lucerne and Mount Pilatus Day Tour from Zurich with World's Steepest Train Ride
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Enjoy an exciting day trip to Mt. Pilatus and soak in the best views in the Swiss Alps. Visit the charming city of Lucerne and ride on the world's steepest cogwheel railway to the top of Mt. Pilatus.

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Panoramic gondola and aerial cable car "Dragon Ride" are not included from 22 Oct to 9 Nov 2018 due to technical revisions.
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Lucerne and Mount Pilatus Day Tour from Zurich with World's Steepest Train Ride
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2 Select the amount (participants, hours, vehicles, etc.)
You can book a maximum of 10.
Adult (Age 16 & over)
USD 152.58
USD 152.58
Child (Age 6-15)
USD 75.78
USD 75.78
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 16 & over)
USD 152.58
USD 152.58
Child (Age 6-15)
USD 75.78
USD 75.78
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration: 10 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Transportation fee / Cruise fee / Cable car fee / English-speaking guide / Cogwheel Train Ticket / Lunch (Winter only)
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • Check-out
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 09:15 Check in at Sihlquai Bus Parking
  • 09:30 Departure from Zurich to Lucerne
    25272682_M Relax on a lovely coach journey through the beautiful countryside and along the Lake of the Four Cantons to Lucerne. There will be a short photo stop at Lake Lucerne or the Lion Monument. After a quick city tour, you will have about an hour of free time to explore on your own.
  • Departure from Lucerne
  • Gondola and Cable Car from Kriens
    322591 Take the panoramic gondolas from Kriens to Fräkmüntegg. Then hop aboard the aerial cableway "Dragon Ride" and enjoy the jaw-dropping views out of the panoramic windows, specially designed to give the feeling of flying.
  • Arrival at Mt. Pilatus
    Pilatus panorama Arrive at your final stop 7000ft (2132m) above the sea level and have free time to admire the spectacular views of the Alps and the lakes or explore one of many hiking trails.
  • World's Steepest Train Ride
    2015-06-09_164241 Descend the mountain on the world's steepest cogwheel railway (48% gradient) to Alpnachstad. Train descent is available from early May to 18 November.
  • Boat Cruise from Alpnachstad
    195119 Board the boat for a lovely 1-hour cruise on the beautiful Lake of the Four Cantons and enjoy the spectacular landscape from an entirely different angle. The boat cruise available from 5 May to 21 October. Outside of that period, you will enjoy lunch instead of the cruise (22 Oct to early May).
  • Departure from Lucerne to Zurich
  • 19:00 Tour Ends in Zurich
Package detail / Schedule
PRIVATE Tour Upgrade: Lucerne and Mount Pilatus Day Tour from Zurich
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Adult/Child
USD 736.78
USD 736.78
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Adult/Child
USD 736.78
USD 736.78
*Price per participant if booked solo (one participant).
USD 1,373.66
USD 1,373.66

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Adult/Child (3 persons)
USD 524.50
USD 524.50
USD 736.78 29%off
USD 736.78 29%off
Adult/Child (4 persons)
USD 424.58
USD 424.58
USD 736.78 42%off
USD 736.78 42%off
Adult/Child (5 persons)
USD 349.66
USD 349.66
USD 736.78 53%off
USD 736.78 53%off
Participation period: 2018/04/01 - 2019/03/31
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 9 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up:
    • From Zurich Hotels free (per group)
      From Zurich Hotels free (per group)
  • Inclusion: Charter fee / Cruise fee / Cable car fee / English-speaking guide / Cogwheel Train Ticket / Lunch (Winter only)
  • Schedule
  •  
  • Pick-up
    Time & Location
  •  
  • Drop-off
    Time & Location
  •  

  • 09:30 Pick-up at Select Zurich Hotels
  • Departure from Zurich to Lucerne
    25272682_M Relax on a lovely coach journey through the beautiful countryside and along the Lake of the four Cantons to Lucerne. There will be a short photo stop at Lake Lucerne or the Lion Monument. After a quick city tour, you will have about an hour of free time to explore on your own.
  • Departure from Lucerne
  • Gondola and Cable Car from Kriens
    322591 Take the panoramic gondolas from Kriens to Fräkmüntegg. Then hop aboard the aerial cableway "Dragon Ride" and enjoy the jaw-dropping views out of the panoramic windows, specially designed to give the feeling of flying.
  • Arrival at Mt. Pilatus
    Pilatus panorama Arrive at your final stop 7000ft (2132m) above the sea level and enjoy 1.5 of free time to admire the spectacular views of the Alps and the lakes or explore one of many hiking trails.
  • Train Descent and Boat Cruise
    2015-06-09_164241 Descent the mountain on the world's steepest cogwheel railway (48% gradient) to Alpnachstad. Train descent is available from early May to 18 November.
  • Boat Cruise from Alpnachstad
    195119 Board the boat for a lovely 1-hour cruise on the beautiful Lake of the Four Cantons and enjoy the spectacular landscape from an entirely different angle. The boat cruise is available from 5 May to 21 October. Outside of that period, you will enjoy lunch instead of the cruise (22 Oct to early May).
  • Departure from Lucerne to Zurich
  • 18:30 Drop-off at Select Zurich Hotels
Add-ons:
Service starting at Zürich Airport per group + USD 35.84
Service starting at Zürich Airport per group + USD 35.84
Please select this add on at the time of booking if you wish to start your tour from Zürich Airport.
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Additional Note(s)
  • All Packages
    • You will not be accompanied by a guide on the mountain and on the journey from Kriens to Lucerne.
    • The tour is in English, German and Spanish from 5 May to 18 Nov and will be in English and German with Spanish on request from April to 4 May and 19 Nov to early May 2019.
    • Cogwheel train operates from mid May until 18 November (depending on the snow conditions, prior/post this date the tour is held according winter program). In case it does not operate, it will be compensated with a lunch voucher.
    • Boat cruise operates from mid May to 21 October. When it does not operate, it will be compensated with a lunch voucher.
    • The lunch voucher amounts to CHF 20 per adult and CHF 10 per child. The voucher is exchangeable at Pilatus self-service restaurant.
    • This tour is operated with an air-conditioned comfortable 7-seater minivan or 13- to 16-seater minibus.
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 09:30 local time, 3 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
  • You cannot cancel your standby request.
Change policy
  • Within 48 hours before the tour start, amendments can be made against a handling fee of CHF 20.00 per booking. The client will pay this fee directly at the check-in, before starting the tour.
  • You cannot change your booking request.
From USD 152.58
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(4.75/5.00) 4.75 / 5
(8 reviews)
Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 9 - 10 hour(s)
Availability Daily

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by: gurucharan
Loved the trip ......hope to do it again!! Scenes etched in memory forever
My trip was excellent. Besides beatiful scenery, also the nicest guide of tour I've ever had. Thank you very much for the unforgatable trip
by: Sara
My husband and I had an amazing day exploring Lucerne and Mt. Pilatus! Our tour guide, Guillermo, was not only knowledgeable and interesting but so sweet and helpful, too. This was certainly a highlig...more
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