Mount Pilatus Day Trip from Lucerne with Cable Car and Cogwheel Train Rides


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Go on a full day alpine adventure from Lucerne to Mt. Pilatus! Get a stunning mountain view while on a cable car, ride on the world's steepest railway and enjoy a relaxing boat cruise back to Lucerne.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after 12:30 local time, 1 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Activity Detail


  • Lunch voucher (October to November)
  • Boat ride in Lake Lucerne (May to October)
  • Cable car fee
  • English-speaking guide

Min/Max Quantity To Book

  • Max Qty: 10 (Maximum tickets can be booked)

Start Timings

  • 12:30


  • 5 (hrs)

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • The meeting point is located at Frankenstrasse which is settled in a side street next to
    Lucerne Station. Please wait in the red area.
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  • If less than 5 participants are booked, the activity may not operate.

Additional Notes

  • The cogwheel railway is only operational from early May to November 21, 2021.
  • Please note that the boat ride around Lake Lucerne is available from May 01, 2021 to October 17, 2021 only.
  • From 25 Oct 2021 to 12 Nov 2021, the boat ride will be replaced by lunch vouchers (CHF 20 per adult/CHF 10 per child) which are exchangeable at the Pilatus self-service restaurant.
  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • This activity operates regardless of weather.
  • If you are having trouble locating the meeting point, please contact the tour provider at +41 (0)44 710 50 50.

Dressing & Items to Bring

  • A valid government-issued photo ID
  • Walking shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Warm clothes


Mount Pilatus Day Trip from Lucerne with Cable Car and Cogwheel Train Rides
12:15:00 Check-in at Frankenstrasse 2-4

Day: Day1
12:30:00 Drive to Kriens

Day: Day1
Cable Car Ride
Revel in the gorgeous view on a panoramic gondola ride that will take you to Frakmuntegg before boarding the Dragon Ride, which is designed to make its passengers feel like they're flying.
Day: Day1
Mt. Pilatus
Follow the Dragon's Path, go on a quick hike to the summit or just bask in the relaxing aura and marvel at the heavenly view of the Swiss Alps and surrounding blue lakes. Recharge and have lunch at one of the several restaurants at the mountain.
Day: Day1
Cogwheel Train Ride to Alpnachstad
Gaze at the idyllic view while riding on the world's steepest cogwheel railway with a gradient of 48% on the way to Alpnachstad.
Day: Day1
Lake Lucerne
Feel the breeze in your hair as you cruise around the Lake of the Four Cantons. Take stunning photos of the unbelievable waterscape.
Day: Day1
18:00:00 Check-out at Frankenstrasse 2-4

Day: Day1

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