Mt Pilatus Peak and Lake Lucerne Cruise Small Group from Lucerne | La Vacanza Travel

Mt Pilatus Peak and Lake Lucerne Cruise Small Group from Lucerne

Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Destination: Switzerland, Kanton Luzern, Lucerne
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Lucerne
  • E-Voucher
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  • Not-Cancellable

Overview

Towering over the city of Lucerne like a monument to the Swiss wilderness, Mt. Pilatus is a must-visit for nature lovers. This stunning massif boasts several stunning peaks, set within a playground of soaring rock faces, lush rolling valleys, and a network of meandering emerald lakes.

The tallest peak in the group, Mt. Pilatus, reaches a heady 2,132 meters above sea level and is beloved by visitors for its sensational views over the region. We'll take you to the heart of the sights, with opportunities to explore the Lake of Lucerne, Pilatus summit, and ride the famous dragon aerial cable cars.

Itinerary
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Pass By: Lucerne, Lucerne

Your guide will greet you at the Lucerne meeting point, before whisking your away to Mt. Pilatus


Stop At: Fräkmüntegg, 6010 Kriens, Switzerland

Our accent to Mount Pilatus will take us aboard the iconic “dragon ride” aerial cable cart, where we will float back to earth suspended in a giant glass cabin. The windowed walls provide 360 views of the Lucerne region, and many compare the experience to flying. Enjoy an ever-changing perspective of the Alpine landscape, as historic Lucerne pulls back into focus as we approach the end of the line. The ride is a highlight of any trip to Mount Pilatus.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Pilatus Luzern, Schlossweg 1, Kriens, Lucerne 6010 Switzerland

At the top, you will have the option to keep soaking up the stunning valley views from the restaurant or enjoy a leisurely hike to the summit of Mt. Pilatus. The top of this famous peak offers a bird’s eye view of historic Lucerne and panoramic vistas of the surrounding countryside. Enjoy the clean mountain air from the viewing platform as you gaze out over an expanse of crystal clear lakes, lush green meadows, and rolling peaks and valleys.

Learn how Pilatus came to be haunted by legends of dragons and why many believe the body of Pontius Pilate was laid to rest within its foothills.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Alpnachstad, Alpnachstad

Going down from Mt. Pilatus, take the cogwheel train where the engine will climb the foothills of Pilatus, taking you to the end of the steepest rack railway in the world. Admire the views over the Alps from 2,073 meters high, as your guide reveals the history, culture, and culinary delights of each area.

From mid-May to mid-October, we will take the boat from Alpnachstad to Lucerne. While from November to April, we will do a round cruise on the Lake of Lucerne.Learn how Pilatus came to be haunted by legends of dragons, and why many believe the body of Pontius Pilate was laid to rest within its foothills.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Lake Lucerne, Lucerne Switzerland

Experience the Lake of Lucerne, also known as the lake of four cantons, and admire the Bürgenstock, Rigi Mountain, and Pilatus Mountain from afar cruising along the crystal clear lake.

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Lucerne, Lucerne

After a full day of adventure, your guide will accompany back to the meeting point.

Inclusions
  • Local expert guide
  • Mt. Pilatus golden route pass (Mid-may to mid-October)
  • Lake of Lucerne cruise ticket
  • Entry/Admission - Pilatus Luzern
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Lucerne

Exclusions
  • Lunch at the Mt. Pilatus
  • Bus from Train Station to Kriens, Zentrum Pilatus (The hotel provides a Lucerne Visitor Pass)
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Departure Point

Zentralstrasse 1, 6003 Luzern, Switzerland


Departure Time

10:15 AM


Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

5 hours 30 minutes


User's Reviews

Bill_S

22 May, 2024

The tour guide never showed up… if he or she did, there was zero effort to find us.. awful experience

Kelley_B

15 May, 2024

Our overall experience was excellent. Our guide, Ray, was outstanding. He was extremely knowledgable, kind, and fun. My father was traveling was us and required extra assistance. Ray handled the situation seamlessly. He was an outstanding guide and the tour was exceptional.

Michael_F

15 May, 2024

Jonus was an excellent tour guide. Friendly, informative and helpful. If traveling in Luzerne this is probably a must see. Traveling to the peak of Pilatus was fun, easy and views were breathtaking. Finishing the tour with boat trip from the Lake was a great way to spend a half a day in this picturesque Swiss city.

Janet_H

06 May, 2024

Jonas was a wonderful guide. The people of Switzerland have not been impressive, but Jonas went above and beyond to be pleasant and helpful. I highly recommend him for any excursion. Thanks so much Jonas.

Pauline_J

30 Apr, 2024

This tour was absolutely perfect. Ray was a wonderful tour guide and the views were stunning. I would definitely do this tour again.

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