Mount Pilatus Summit from Lucerne With Lake Cruise

Mount Pilatus Summit from Lucerne With Lake Cruise

Enjoy a day of Alpine adventure in Switzerland on this half-day, summer trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne. Begin your journey toward the skies with a 30-minute panoramic gondola ride to Fräkmüntegg, and then hop aboard the aerial cableway for your ascent to the summit of Mt Pilatus. Relax at your leisure on the peak or take a short hike to make the most of the stunning scenery below. Descend to Alpnachstad aboard the world's steepest cogwheel train and cruise out onto Lake Lucerne to admire the views from the water.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Lucerne, Lucerne

Meet your guide in central Lucerne (Frankenstrasse 2-4) in the early afternoon.

Stop At: Pilatus Luzern, Schlossweg 1, Kriens, Lucerne 6010 Switzerland

Hop aboard your comfortable coach for the short journey to Kriens, at the foot of the imposing Mt Pilatus. On arrival, begin your ascent to the mountain’s lofty summit with a 30-minute panoramic gondola ride to the Fräkmüntegg terminus. Enjoy beautiful views over the rolling hills and lush pine forests below.

At Fräkmüntegg, hop aboard the aerial tramway — a spacious and modern cabin with panoramic windows designed to give the feeling of flight. Continue your climb to the summit at a dizzying altitude of 7,000 feet, and take in spectacular views over the Alpine peaks and lakes from your vantage point on the mountain.

During your free time atop Mt Pilatus, perhaps sit down to a high-altitude lunch among the peaks (own expense) or relax on the expansive sun terrace. Venture down the Dragon's Path and take a short hike around the summit to enjoy the amazing views.

Duration: 3 hours

Pass By: Alpnachstad, Alpnachstad

Take the world's steepest cogwheel train down to Alpnachstad, descending past trickling mountain streams and sheer rock faces toward the verdant, green meadows below.

Stop At: Lake Lucerne, Lucerne Switzerland

Conclude your tour with a picturesque 1-hour boat ride across lovely Lake Lucerne and enjoy the spectacular scenery from an entirely different angle.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Lucerne, Lucerne

At the end of the cruise, your tour ends back in Lucerne.



Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"09.-16.05.2024: Ascent and descent by cable car, boat ride and voucher for a soft drink included"
"21.10. - 08.11.2024: Ascent and descent by cogwheel train, no boat ride but lunch voucher included."
"09.11. - 17.11.2024: Ascent by cable car, descent by cogwheel train, no boat ride but lunch voucher included"
"Boat ride available until 20.10.2024. Afterwards, a lunch voucher will be provided as compensation"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability"



Start Time: 12:30 PM
Duration: 5 Hours 15 Minutes
Start location: Frankenstrasse 2, 6003 Luzern, Switzerland

Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Panoramic gondola and aerial cable car "Dragon Ride" (except from 21.10. - 08.11.2024)
  • Steepest cogwheel train in the world (from 17.05.2024 onwards)
  • 1-hour boat ride on Lake Lucerne (until 20.10.2024)
  • Lunch voucher up to 20 CHF (from 21.10.2024 - 17.11.2024)
  • Transportation in comfortable coach with AC
  • Fully guided tour by professional multilingual guide as per description
  • Carbon-balanced operations certified by myclimate
  • Entry/Admission - Pilatus Luzern
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Lucerne

Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Personal expenses

Facilities


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