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Private Lucerne and Mount Pilatus Day Tour from Zurich with Steepest Train Ride

 

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Description

Set off on an enchanting private tour to Lucerne and ascend to Mt. Pilatus via aerial cable car. Take in sweeping views as you ride the world's steepest cogwheel railway from the Swiss Alps.

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.

Activity Detail

Pricing Details

Prices Starts From:01-04-2018   Ends On:01-01-2038    Available Days:   All Days
Adult/Child $1185 $2209*$1185 $2209*$1185 $2209*$1185 $2209*$1185

Inclusion

  • Cogwheel train ticket
  • Lunch (winter only)
  • Charter fee
  • Cruise fee
  • Cable car fee
  • English-speaking guide

Start Timings

  • 09:30

Duration

  • 9 (hrs)

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • This tour is operated with an air-conditioned comfortable 7-seater minivan or 13- to 16-seater minibus.

Additional Notes

  • 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. The tour will be in English and German with Spanish on request from April to 4 May and 19 Nov to early May 2019.
  • The cogwheel train operates from mid-May until 18 November (depending on the snow conditions). Prior/post this date, the tour is held according to 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.

Schedule

Private Lucerne and Mount Pilatus Day Tour from Zurich with Steepest Train Ride
09:30:00 Pick-up at Select Hotels in Zurich

Day: Day1
Depart for Lucerne
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.
Day: Day1
Cable Car Ride from Kriens
Take the panoramic gondolas from Kriens to Frakmuntegg. This aerial cableway known as the "Dragon Ride" offers jaw-dropping views from the cable cars, which are specially designed to give you a feeling of flying.
Day: Day1
Free Time at Mt. Pilatus
Arrive at your final stop, Mt. Pilatus, a colossal wonder standing 7000 ft (2132 m) above sea level. Spend your free time admiring the spectacular views of the Alps and the lakes or explore one of many hiking trails.
Day: Day1
Steepest Cogwheel Train Ride
Descend the mountain aboard the world's steepest cogwheel railway (48% gradient) to Alpnachstad. Grab the opportunity to snap striking photos from this record-breaking ride, which is only available from early May to 18 November.
Day: Day1
Boat Cruise from Alpnachstad
Cruise down the beautiful Lake of the Four Cantons to soak in outstanding landscape scenes from an entirely different angle. The boat cruise is available from 5 May to 21 October. Outside that period, your tour will include a delightful lunch instead of a cruise (22 Oct to early May).
Day: Day1
Return to Zurich

Day: Day1
18:30:00 Drop-off at Select Hotels in Zurich

Day: Day1

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