Private Pilatus Excursion

Tour Number

Activity Level

561133


Categories

Nature and Wildlife, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
Reservation for wheelchair bound people is mandatory at least 14 days prior the tour. Further 1 or 2 fellow traveller are mandatory to help getting in and out of the transportation means and pushing the wheelchair.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (conversational), German (fluent), French (conversational), American Sign Language (fluent), English (fluent)

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.

Itinerary

Morning tour
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

Transportation

Public transportation and walking.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Other: Me as your local Guide.

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.

What’s Extra

  • Personal Expenses
  • Souvenirs
  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Food, Drinks, Snacks

Other: Public bus, train and mountain railways are payable extra. Please refer to "Estimated cash needed".

Restrictions

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.

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    Tour Price

    424 USD(for up to 10 people) (duration: 4 hours) deposit ?

  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    561133


    Categories

    Nature and Wildlife, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town

    Details

    Kid Friendly: Yes.

    Friendly: Yes.
    Reservation for wheelchair bound people is mandatory at least 14 days prior the tour. Further 1 or 2 fellow traveller are mandatory to help getting in and out of the transportation means and pushing the wheelchair.

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Italian (conversational), German (fluent), French (conversational), American Sign Language (fluent), English (fluent)

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