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Lucerne and Mount Pilatus Day-Tour from Zurich with World's Steepest Train Ride Instant Confirmation

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Enjoy an exciting day-trip to Mt. Pilatus and revel in the best views of the Swiss Alps. Visit the charming city of Lucerne and hop aboard the world's steepest cogwheel railway to the top of the Dragon Mountain.

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You can book a maximum of 10.
Adult (Age 16 & over)
USD 153.37
USD 153.37
Child (Age 6-15)
USD 76.17
USD 76.17
Infant (Age 0-5)
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Adult (Age 16 & over)
USD 153.37
USD 153.37
Child (Age 6-15)
USD 76.17
USD 76.17
Infant (Age 0-5)
free
free
  • Duration: 10 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Transportation fee / Cable car fee / English-speaking guide / Cogwheel Train Ticket (refer to the details in Additional Notes) / Lunch (refer to the details in Additional Notes) / 1-hour boat cruise on Lake Lucerne (refer to the details in Additional Notes)
  • Schedule
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  • Check-in
    Time & Location
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  • 09:15 Check-in at Sihlquai Bus Parking
  • 09:30 Departure from Zurich to Lucerne
    Lucerne, Switzerland, chapel bridge, Kapellbrücke Sit back, relax and enjoy the view of the charming countryside along with the serene Lake of the Four Cantons on the way to Lucerne. Stop for photos at Lake Lucerne or the Lion Monument. See the Culture and Congress Centre and Kapellbrucke before exploring the Old Town on your own.
  • Departure from Lucerne
  • Gondola and Cable Car from Kriens
    322591 Head to Kriens and a ride panoramic gondola to Fräkmüntegg before boarding the aerial cableway "Dragon Ride". Enjoy the spectacular sight out of the wide windows, specifically designed to make its passengers feel like they're flying.
  • Arrival at Mt. Pilatus
    Pilatus panorama Reach the top of Mt Pilatus (2132 meters above sea level) and have free time to bask in the spectacular alpine scenery or explore one of many hiking trails. Take out your camera for gorgeous photos of the view.
  • World's Steepest Train Ride
    Dragon, cogwheel, Mt. Pilatus, swiss alps Descend the mountain on the steepest cogwheel railway in the world with a gradient of 48% to Alpnachstad. Enjoy a comfortable ride as you relish the captivating landscape.
  • Boat Cruise from Alpnachstad (1 hour)
    195119 Hop on a boat for a relaxing cruise on the Lake of the Four Cantons and appreciate the alpine scenery from a whole new perspective before boarding a coach ride back to Zurich.
  • Departure from Lucerne to Zurich
  • 19:00 Check-out at Sihlquai Bus Parking
Package detail / Schedule
Notes
Restriction(s)
    • If less than 5 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • A valid government-issued photo ID
    • Walking shoes
    • Sunglasses
    • Warm clothes
Additional Note(s)
    • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
    • This activity operates regardless of weather.
    • From 19 November 2018 to early May 2019 and from April 2019 to 3 May 2019 and from 17 November 2019 to early May 2020, you will not be accompanied by a guide on the mountain and on the journey from Kriens to Lucerne. There will only be a guide from Zurich to Kriens and from Lucerne to Zurich.
    • The tour is in English and German. Spanish is available upon request.
    • The cogwheel train operates from early May 2019 until 17 November 2019.
    • The boat cruise operates from 4 May 2019 to 20 October 2019. 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.
    • The cable car "Dragon Ride" will not operate from 21 October 2019 to 8 November 2019 due to maintenance.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a maximum of 10.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 09:30 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
Change policy
  • Amendments can be made free of charge up to 24 hours before the start of the tour.
USD 153.37
USD 153.37

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1% Reward Points
(4.75/5.00) 4.75 / 5
(8 reviews)
Language English
Pick-up Not available
Duration 10 hour(s)
Availability Daily

LATEST 5-STAR REVIEWS

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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Lucerne and Mount Pilatus Day-Tour from Zurich with World's Steepest Train Ride