Guided adventure to the summit of stunning Mount Pilatus
Chance to explore the beautiful medieval city of Lucerne
Aerial cable car & gondola ride to peak of Mount Pilatus
Opportunity to ride the world's steepest cogwheel train
Scenic boat cruise on the serene & picturesque Lake Lucerne
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Professional tour guide on the whole tour of Mount Pilatus
Transportation by comfortable coach from Zurich
Aerial cable car Dragon Ride
19.10. - 06.11.2020: Ascent and descent by cogwheel train, no boat ride but lunch included
07.11. - 15.11.2020: Ascent by cable car, descent by cogwheel train, no boat ride but lunch included
Early May 2020: depending on snow conditions, the cogwheel train may be replaced by aerial cable car
Meals and beverages
Hotel pickup and drop-off
What you can expect
Enjoy a scenic coach journey through Swiss countryside and a visit of the charming town of Lucerne. Ascend by aerial cable car to the top of beautiful Mt. Pilatus for hikes and gorgeous photo opportunities. Then, descend by the world's steepest cogwheel railway and enjoy a boat ride on Lake Lucerne.
Meet your guide near the main train station where your coach awaits to take you on a picturesque tour of Switzerland. Begin with a journey through Albis Pass and along the shores of Lake of the Four Cantons to the enchanting town of Lucerne. Take in the views during a short photo stop en route and 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. Then, enjoy leisure time to stroll around Lucerne's beautiful Old Town.
Continue to Kriens, where you take the panoramic gondolas and aerial cableway to the top of Mount Pilatus at 6,995 feet (2,132 m) above sea level. Venture down the Dragon's Path or make the short hike to the summit and relax on the panoramic terrace admiring breathtaking views over the surrounding mountains and lakes. Then begin the thrilling descent on the world's steepest cogwheel railway, boasting a 48 degrees gradient, to Alpnachstad. Here, you can embark on a lovely, hour-long boat ride to Lucerne where your coach awaits to return you to Zürich.