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  1. Switzerland
  2. Central Switzerland
  3. Lucerne
  4. Pilatus

Mt. Pilatus by Cable Car and Cogwheel Train & Lake Cruise

Product ID: 123611
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Ride to the top of Mt. Pilatus by aerial cable car to take part in easy hikes through the Alpine scenery. Descend the mountain on the world's steepest cogwheel railway, and then cruise back to Lucerne by boat.
About this activity
Duration 5.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Get jaw-dropping views on the cable car ride up Mt. Pilatus
  • Brave the world's steepest cogwheel railway
  • Cruise back to Lucerne by boat (during summer)
  • Enjoy panoramic views of the Swiss Alps
Full description
Depart Lucerne and relax aboard a comfortable coach on the short drive to Kriens. Then, climb aboard the panoramic gondolas and journey to Fräkmüntegg to board the aerial Dragon Ride cable car up the mountain. Get magnificent views of the snow-capped peaks from the panoramic windows.

Arrive at the top of Mt. Pilatus, 2,132 meters above sea level and feel like a bird as you survey your surroundings. Hike to the summit or venture down the Dragon Trail where dragons with healing powers were thought to live in the Middle Ages. Relax on the panoramic terrace and take in the magnificent vistas of the mountains and lakes. Avail of the restaurants to enjoy lunch, at own expense, on top of the world.

Get ready for the ride of a lifetime as you descend the mountain on the world's steepest cogwheel railway. Arrive in Alpnachstad to embark on a 1-hour cruise back to Lucerne on the beautiful "Lake of the 4 Cantons" (only during summer).
Includes
  • Transportation to Kriens by comfortable coach
  • Dragon Ride cable car up Mt. Pilatus
  • Descent by cogwheel train
  • 1-hour boat cruise (only with summer option)
  • Professional English and German-speaking guide
  • Lunch voucher (only with autumn option)
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Frankenstrasse 2-4, 6003 Lucerne.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please note that this is a completely guided tour
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.7 / 5
based on 301 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.7/5
Organization
4.7/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
4.8/5

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Product ID: 123611