2-Day Alps Tour from Zurich: Mt Pilatus and Mt Titlis
Take a breath of fresh air in the scenic Swiss Alps on this 2-Day Alps Tour from Zurich: Mt Pilatus and Mt Titlis. Start your overnight adventure with a sightseeing tour of Lucerne. Then, board a panoramic aerial gondola car up to Mt Pilatus. Immerse yourself in the stunning views of the mountains and descend with the group by cogwheel train to board on 1-hour boat cruise back to Lucerne. Spend the night in a 3 star hotel in the charming city of Lucerne.
The next day, embark on a unique excursion to the never-ending snow and ice of Mt Titlis, where snow covers the summit year-round. Visit the Ice Grotto, take a ride on the IceFlyer and walk over Europe's highest suspension bridge!ItineraryDay 1: Mt Pilatus Pass By:
In the morning on your first day, leave Zurich in a comfortable coach for a one-hour journey through the city of Zurich, beautiful countryside via Albis Pass and along the shores of the Lake of the Four Cantons to Lucerne.Stop At:
Lake Lucerne, Lucerne Switzerland
Take in the views during a short photo stop en route at either Lake Lucerne or at the Lion Monument.
Duration: 10 minutesStop At:
Old Town Lucerne, Altstadt, Lucerne 6002 Switzerland
Once arriving in Lucerne, enjoy a brief orientation drive, where your guide points out the main attractions of this charming town like the Chapel Bridge, the Town Hall, the Jesuit Church and the Culture and Congress Centre.
Duration: 50 minutesStop At:
Pilatus Luzern, Schlossweg 1, Kriens, Lucerne 6010 Switzerland
Continuation to Kriens, where you take the panoramic gondola and aerial cable car to the top of Mount Pilatus at 7000 feet (2132 meters). Enjoy some time at leisure admiring breathtaking views over the surrounding mountains and lakes. Venture down the Dragon's Path and make the short hike to the summit before descending Mount Pilatus to Alpnachstad by cogwheel railway. At a gradient of 48% it is the world's steepest!
Duration: 1 hour 50 minutesPass By:
Lake Lucerne, Lucerne Switzerland
Your summer alpine adventure continues with a picturesque boat ride across lovely Lake Lucerne to Lucerne. Check in to your 3-star hotel and enjoy the evening in the charming old town.
Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel Waldstätterhof Luzern (3 star hotel)Day 2: Mt Titlis Pass By:
The next morning, enjoy a scrumptious buffet breakfast before meeting your tour guide. Enjoy a comfortable coach ride to Engelberg, where the breathtaking journey to Mt Titlis begins. Stop At:
Bergstration Titlis, Engelberg 6390 Switzerland
On arrival, hop aboard the aerial cableway with your guide, and then ride to the glacier’s summit — some 10,000 feet (3,020 meters) above sea level. Take a ride with the revolving cable car "Rotair" and enjoy the spectacular sights of the glacier's deep crevasses and gigantic ice boulders
Duration: 40 minutesStop At:
Titlis Cliff Walk, Along the Cliff of Mount Titlis Swiss Alps, Engelberg 6390 Switzerland
Visit the Glacier Cave and pass over Europe's highest suspension bridge - the Cliff Walk! Take a ride with the Ice Flyer which brings you close to the crevasses and the Glacier Park where you can experience snow tubing even in summer! Enjoy magnificent views of the Alps from the restaurants or the sun terrace.
Duration: 2 hoursPass By:
After this exciting experience, conclude your two-day adventure with a scenic drive back to Zurich.
No accommodation included on this day.
"Please dress appropriately for spending time in the mountains. It can be cold and wet even in summer and the weather in the mountains is often unpredictable. Good shoes are also recommended"
"The tour is accompanied from Zurich to Mt Pilatus (day 1) and from Lucerne to Mt Titlis and back to Zurich (day 2). For the individual overnight stay in Lucerne (day 1) and the leisure time in Lucerne in the evening (day 1) and the morning (day 2 a written itinerary is provided"
"Child discount (based on two full paying adults): 0 - 1 year: free of charge in same room/bed as parents | 2 - 11 years: 50% discount in same room/bed as parents"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 21 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
Duration: 2 Days
Best of Switzerland Tours AG, Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland
Cancellations and refunds:
If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.