halfday morning or late afternoon Pilatus tour
Morning or afternoon private guided Pilatus excursion.
Enjoy the Lucerne house mountain with a local guide.
Transportation by public train, cogwheel rail, cable car and public bus (referred as to the Pilatus silver roundtrip).
Avoid rush hours and queues.
Enjoy the breathtaking panorama and listen to the ghost stories and legends that gather round Mount Pilatus.
07:30 am meet your guide at your Lucerne Hotel (or at 07:55 at the arch of the Lucerne railway station)
08:12 am public train from Lucerne to Alpnachstad (2nd class)
08:29 am arrival in Alpnachstad
08:50 am world steepest cogwheel train ride to Pilatus
09:20 am arrival on top of Mount Pilatus, guided walk to the summit or free time at disposal
10:20 am (approx. ) descend by cable cars via Fräkmüntegg to Kriens and public bus to Lucerne
11:45 am (approx. ) arrival back at Lucerne railway station
Late afternoon tour
15:00 meet me at your Lucerne Hotel (or at 15:25 at the arch of the Lucerne railway station)
15:05 public bus to Kriens and cable cars via Fräkmüntegg to Mount Pilatus
16:45 approx. arrival on top of Mount Pilatus and guided walk to the summit or free time at disposal
17:45 descent by the world steepest cogwheel train ride from Pilatus to Alpnachstad
18:25 arrival in Alpnachstad
18:29 public train from Alpnachstad to Lucerne (2nd class)
18:47 tour ends at Lucerne rail station,
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Hotel, Suggested by Guide: Alternatively we can meet at the main railway station right at the big arch.
Duration: 4 hours
Public transportation and walking.
- Guiding Services
Estimated Local Cash Needed
85 CHF - Pilatus mountain railway ticket: Alpnachstad-Pilatus Kulm-Kriens plus public bus and train transportation to/from Lucerne.
Children below 16 years old and Half-Fare-Card and Swiss Travel Pass holder pay 50% (i.e. CHF 42.50).
The amount is payable in cash in CHF at the beginning of the tour.
- Personal Expenses
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
I am not a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.
Even tough I also speak Italian and French I do not guide in these languages - only English and German.