Mount Pilatus - Private Tour

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Tour Number

Activity Level

305775


Categories

Adventure / Active, Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. There are different play grounds, a suspension rope park, toboggan

Friendly: Yes.
Mostly, the trip can be made. But there are some stairs to go up before getting into the cogwheel railway.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (advanced), German (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

Golden Round Trip


Mount Pilatus is a beautiful mountain close to Lucerne. The steepest cogwheel railway in the world with am maximum average of 48 degrees winds its way up to the peak with 7000 feet (2131 m) altitude. Enjoy a breathtaking magnificent view from the top over the surrounding mountains of the Swiss Alpes, such as Eiger, Mönch and Jungfrau, Top of Europe, as well as to mount Titlis, the highest Mountain in Central Switzerland, the blue lakes, such as Lake Luzerne and the valleys. Enjoy also a typical Swiss dish on the top with Alphorn music around!

Itinerary

Golden Roundtrip:
Boat trip to Alpnachstad. From the valley station ascent with the steepest cogwheel railway in the world to the top of Mount Pilatus
Descent by aerial cablecar to the middle station and then back to the valley station in Kriens
Short walk to the bus station in Kriens
Back by bus to Lucerne

Normally, we take this connection:

Meeting at 9:20 at Pier 2
9:38 boat from Lucerne to Alpnachstad, arriving 10:46
10:55 cogwheel to Pilatus Kulm, arriving 11:25
Freetime for lunch
13:00 Gondola back to Kriens
14:00 Bus back to Lucerne (15 min)

The cogwheel railways only operates from May to October, depending on snow conditions!

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Monument/Building

Duration: 5 hours

If there is a storm, cable car transportation can be stopped. In this case, the way back will be by cogwheel railway.

Transportation

The whole trip will be undertaken by public means of transport: boat, cog railway, aerial cable car and bus

What’s Included

Other: Guide Service and guide's transportation costs are included.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

70 CHF - You need cash for lunch and eventually souvenir shopping

About CHF 110 for the Golden Roundtrip per person (boat ride, cogwheel railway, cable car, bus back to Lucerne)

What’s Extra

Other: Ticket per person to buy directly on the ship:
Boat trip CHF 40
Cogwheel railway / cable car CHF 72

The Golden Roundtrip can be bought as a whole ticket including boat, cogwheel, cable car and bus back to Lucerne):
1. class CHF 120 (1. class only on boat, cogwheel does not have 1. class)
2. class CHF 106

Restrictions

I am not a driver-guide, but I can accompany you in your vehicle or arrange for separate car and driver.

Please contact me even if I am unavailable!

A Recent Review of this tour

Wonderful tour. Jutta was perfect and loved by all. thank you for a wonderful time.
Mark Andrews

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    Tour Price

    490 USD PER TOUR(for up to 10 people) (duration: 5 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    305775


    Categories

    Adventure / Active, Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes. There are different play grounds, a suspension rope park, toboggan

    Friendly: Yes.
    Mostly, the trip can be made. But there are some stairs to go up before getting into the cogwheel railway.

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Spanish (fluent), Portuguese (advanced), German (fluent), French (fluent), English (fluent)

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