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
  • Lowest Price
  • Not-Cancellable


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.

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Pass By: Lucerne, Lucerne

Your guide will greet you at the Lucerne meeting point, before whisking you 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.

  • 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

  • Lunch at the Mt. Pilatus
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are 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

10:00 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

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


5 hours 30 minutes

User's Reviews


21 Apr, 2024

The guide was amazing and he made sure we all stayed together. He gave wonderful information and stayed on time. Views were outstanding!


21 Apr, 2024

A great trip all the way up to Mt. Pilatus! Highly recommend this trip. Our guide was knowledgeable, funny and very friendly!


16 Apr, 2024

The ride in the gondola to the top of Mt Pilatus and the views from the top were amazing. Our guide, Ray, was exceptional & very friendly.


16 Apr, 2024

Fantastic experience! Mount Pilatus Peak was amazing and the Lake Lucerne River cruise was beautiful. Our expert guide was very knowledgeable and was great at explaining all the sites and history of the area. Highly recommended!


15 Apr, 2024

Views were amazing, must do if you're in Lucerne knowledge of the guide was very good, also very friendly.

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Mt Pilatus and Jonas!


Great Tour..Must Do!!


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