Private tour

Mt. Pilatus: Private Tour with Lake Cruise from Zürich

Activity provider: Swiss Travel Guide
Private tour

Mt. Pilatus: Private Tour with Lake Cruise from Zürich

Activity provider: Swiss Travel Guide

From US$ 543.57 per person

Spend a day discovering Luzern and Mt. Pilatus with your private tour guide. Enjoy a one-hour boat trip from Luzern to Alpnachstad and change to the Pilatus cogwheel railway as you marvel at breathtaking panoramas of the surrounding area.

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Duration 8 hours
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Skip the ticket line
Live tour guide
English, German
Pickup included
Pickup at your accommodation in Zürich.
Private group


  • Enjoy an intimate guided tour
  • Relax on a train ride from Zürich to Luzern
  • Marvel at nature during a boat tour on lake Lucerne
  • Travel on the world's steepest coghwheel railway
  • Take in views with a guided sightseeing tour at mount Pilatus
Full description

Mount Pilatus is a mountain massif with several peaks, overlooking Lucerne. The top can be reached with the Pilatus Railway, the world's steepest cogwheel railway, from Alpnachstad, operating from May to November (depending on snow conditions) and the whole year with the aerial panorama gondolas and aerial cableways from Kriens.

The classical "Golden Round Trip" involves taking the lake boat from Luzern across to Alpnachstad, going up by the cogwheel railway, and returning down on the aerial cableways and panorama gondolas to Kriens, from where the bus takes you back to Luzern.

Your tour guide leads you on this round trip through varied landscapes and wonderful views and shows you a few places away from the tourist flow

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Local and professional guide for your party only
  • All transportation fees for boat, cog wheel railway, gondola and bus
  • Food and drinks
  • Personal expenses during the tour

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Unaccompanied minors

Know before you go

  •  Confirmation will be received within 48-hours of booking, subject to availability of schedule, train seats, and tourguide
  •  A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  •  Children must be accompanied by an adult
  •  A moderate amount of walking is involved
  •  For wheelchair assistance - please contact us before booking
  • Please note: Boat and cog wheel railway will operate May to October only. Offseason, the tour will be performed by traveling to mount Pilatus both ways by gondola, the tour will be finalized with a 1-hour tour on lake Lucerne by panoramic boat after the return travel from Mt. Pilatus 
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Great sight seeing, beautiful! Must visit

March 9, 2022

Product ID: 207021