Canton Nidwalden

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  • Stans: Tandem Paragliding Experience

    1. Stans: Tandem Paragliding Experience

    Experience the breathtaking landscapes of the Swiss Alps from an aerial perspective on a tandem paraglide flight from Stans. After meeting your pilot at the train station, take a quick cable-car ride to reach the launch site and listen to a brief safety briefing before you take to the skies.  Then, feel the adrenaline pumping through your veins as you take in breathtaking views of the Alps. Soar like a bird, surrounded by stunning views of Lucerne, Engelberg, and Emmetten. Feel the freedom of the wind as your pilot takes you on an experience like never before. After landing in the valley, head back to the train station after an unforgettable day in the skies.

    We had an amazing experience! I would definitely recommend using this company to paraglide. You won't regret doing it in such an incredible landscape.

  • Mount Pilatus: Golden Round Trip from Lucerne

    2. Mount Pilatus: Golden Round Trip from Lucerne

    See the beautiful Mount Pilatus, a large mountain overlooking Lucerne. Reach the top of the mountain with the Pilatus Railway, operating from May to November, the world’s steepest cogwheel railway, from Alpnachstad. Take the classic “Golden Round Trip”, beginning with the lake boat from Lucerne across to Alpnachstad. Ride the cogwheel railway up Mount Pilatus, with a tour guide who is familiar with the area. Return down the mountain on the aerial cableways and panorama gondolas, which run year-round depending on weather, to Kriens where a bus awaits for the return trip to Lucerne. Be accompanied by a guide for the entire trip, who will answer questions and give information about the country and its people as the tour goes on.

  • From Basel: Private Pilatus Golden Tour with Lake Cruise

    3. From Basel: Private Pilatus Golden Tour with Lake Cruise

    Start your tour with pickup at your accommodation and make your way to the train station in Basel. An intercity train will take you in 1 hour to central Lucerne, where you'll board a boat for a 1-hour cruise on Lake Lucerne. Enjoy the view of the surrounding mountains and and the waterfront of the city.  Arrive in Alpnachstad, where you'll switch to the cogwheel railway. The Pilatus railway operates between May and October and is the world's steepest cogwheel railway. The 35-minute journey takes you from 464 meters above sea level to the top of Mount Pilatus, at 2128 meters above sea level. At the top, your tour guide will show you some hidden military objects. Alternatively, you can climb up the stairs to the panoramic platform and enjoy the vast scenery. Your tour guide will take you through the gallery of dragons and tell you a myth about Mount Pilatus.  After the sightseeing tour, ...

  • From Zurich: Private Pilatus Golden Round Trip & Lake Cruise

    4. From Zurich: Private Pilatus Golden Round Trip & Lake Cruise

    Start your day of adventure by meeting your friendly and informative guide at your hotel in Zürich. After a short meet and greet you will head with your guide to the closest train station, first stop, Lucerne.   Upon arrival in Lucerne, you will accompany your tour guide onto a boat. From here, setting off from the wharf, you will partake in a 1-hour boat cruise around Lake Lucerne, a truly scenic introduction to this magical city. Enjoy views of the surrounding mountains and the unique view of the city from the water. After your boat cruise, you will arrive in Alpnachstad where you will board the cogwheel railway. The Pilatus railway operates from May until October (depending on weather conditions, especially snow) and is the world's steepest cogwheel railway. This 35-minute journey will see you traveling 464-meters above sea level to the top of Mt. Pilatus, where panoramic views await ...

  • Mt Stanserhorn Photo-Tour with Convertible Style Cable Car

    5. Mt Stanserhorn Photo-Tour with Convertible Style Cable Car

    First, take the train to Stans on the southern side of Lake Lucerne, a ride which will take roughly 20 minutes, then make a time-jump ride on a wooden vintage funicular from the 19th century right before getting to the top-modern CabriO cable car. Most of you have probably experienced what a regular cable car feels like. The Stanserhorn mountain though has made it more exciting for its guests. The world’s first convertible-style cable car, the Stanserhorn CabriO, is where the fun begins. Wander from the summit down to the plateau at 1200 to 1600 meters above sea level in the Engelberg valley through the Geo-Trail towards the holiday destination of Wirzwerli where you will take a gondola ride down to the station. A 10 minute stroll will lead you to the train station and back to Luzern. Before you begin the hike, you’ll first be delighted with flowering meadows; stunning views over a hund...

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We had an amazing experience! I would definitely recommend using this company to paraglide. You won't regret doing it in such an incredible landscape.