Mount Pilatus Golden Tour (5h)

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Tour Number

Activity Level

207240


Categories

Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Nature and Wildlife, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes. This is very kid's friendly mountain. In Krienseregg there is an amazing playground free of charge for kids up to 12 years old. If you bring a sausage along, there is wood available for a quick alpine BBQ.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (fluent), German (advanced), French (conversational), English (fluent), Dutch (conversational)

May-October


By far the most popular tour from Lucerne.

A half day trip to Mount Pilatus is an unforgettable experience. The boat takes you from Lucerne to Alpnachstad, where the world's steepest rack railway will lead you to Pilatus Kulm. At a height of 2132 meters above sea level you can enjoy a unique panoramic view. A spectacular ride in the aerial cable car and the gondola ropeway takes you back down into the valley to Kriens and finally, the bus will take you back to Lucerne.

This excursion does not include any walk/hike time in the mountains. Please contact me if you wish to include a small walk or hike in the itinerary.
I can also organize a small BBQ in one of the open air grills avaiable in the mountain. Don't miss this opportunity to taste some delicious Swiss sausages and cheese.

Itinerary

The boat takes you from Lucerne to Alpnachstad, where the world's steepest rack railway will lead you to Pilatus Kulm.
At a height of 2132 meters above sea level you can enjoy a unique panoramic view of 73 Alpine peaks and countless lakes.
A spectacular ride in the aerial cable car and the gondola ropeway takes you back down into the valley to Kriens and finally, the bus will take you back to Lucerne.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Under arch in front of the Lucerne railway station

End location: Lucerne railwaystation

Duration: 5 hours

During the winter time the cogwheel can not ascend to the top due to the snow. The golden tour can only be guaranteed from May to October, but please contact me for other options.
There are other ways to reach the top ;)
Due to boat schedules this tour needs to start at 9:00, 10:00, 11:00 or 14:00

Transportation

Public transportation: bus, cable car, cogwheeltrain, boat

What’s Included

Assistance and guided excursion by a licensed tourist guide. The guide travel expenses are included (e.g. Transportation).

IMPORTANT: Please note that the rate quoted is a GROUP PRICE for a PRIVATE TOUR. The price is valid for GROUPS up to max. 20 persons. Once you book the tour, you book the time slot and you can bring along other companions.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 Chf - Bring some money for drinks and snacks up in the mountain.
In the summer you might want to descend Switzerland longest summer toboggan. Price Chf. 6-8 per descend.

What’s Extra

The price for a combined ticket to/from Luzern including all transportation means is Chf. 106 p.p.
Transportation can be cheaper if you have a reduction card e.g.: Tell pass, Swiss Card or Halbtax-Abo

I can help you buying your tickets so that you get the best fare possible.

Restrictions

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

A Recent Review of this tour

Cristina was GREAT! She was very professional, friendly, and a real JOY to be with. She met us at our hotel and was very prompt. As the weather was bad on top of Mt Pilatus, Cristina offered an option of going to Mt Rigi and hopefully, better weather conditions. Cristina was so knowledgeable of the country, it's history, and it's people. Cristina made our visit to Lucerne and Switzerland a very SPECIAL time. CRISTINA IS GREAT!!!!!! We would highly recommend Cristina and Tours By Locals.
Jim Tillery

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