Day excursion with hiking sections to Mount Pilatus

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Tour Number

Activity Level

425353


Categories

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

Details

Kid Friendly: No. for children older than 8 years suitable

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 10

Language(s)

explanation

Spanish (conversational), German (fluent), English (fluent)

Enjoy the beauty of the most famous summit in Central Switzerland


With the help of cogwheel train (depending on the season) and ropeway, we reach the mighty summit of Pilatus. Here you'll have time to explore the summit region, make the Dragon Trail and do some Shopping.

We undertake a short and easy hike to Tomlishorn, the highest summit of the Group. Afterward, we descend by ropeway to Alpe Fräkmüntegg, from where we start our second hike downhill to cozy Alpe Unterlauenen. Here you won't meet other tourists and are for sure a bit off the beaten trail.
Enjoy another great view of Mount Pilatus with its north face. After another 30 min walking, we reach the bus station in Eigenthal and bus no. 73 brings us then back to Lucerne.

Highlights of this private tour:
- using one of the most spectacular mountain ropeways in the world
- using the steepest cogwheel train in the world (from the middle of May to middle of November)
- enjoying fantastic views from Mount Pilatus and Tomlishorn to Eiger, Jungfrau and many other summits
- visiting a typical Swiss Hut with farm animals

Itinerary

Approximative schedule:

Trip to Mount Pilatus
Stay at Mount Pilatus and hike to Tomlishorn
Hike the dragon trail
Descend to Fräkmüntegg
Hike to Alp Unterlauenen
Stay at Alp Unterlauenen
Hike to the bus station in Eigenthal
By bus back to Lucern.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel

Duration: 8 hours 30 min.

Tour duration is flexible according to passion of participants and willingness to explore all sites around Mount Pilatus.

Transportation

Public transport

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services

Estimated Local Cash Needed

40 CHF - For dining out at Alpe Lauenen. Credit cards are accepted at the summit Station and also at Fräkmüntegg.

What’s Extra

Other: - Tickets for public transport (boat or train ride, cogwheel Train, bus, ropeway). Price depends on your specific Discounts (Tourist pass, Senior, junior, etc.) and season

Regular round ticket Price Luzern-Alpnachstad-Pilatus Kulm-Kriens-Luzern Schiff 2. Klasse inkl. Bus / Boat 2nd class incl. bus app. 100 CHF, reduced with Swiss pass app. 50 CHF

Hiking boots and warm + weatherproofed clothes would be essential for this excursion.

You are responsible for purchasing any items of a personal nature related to shopping, souvenirs and snacks.

You can enjoy lunch, coffée, etc. in the various restaurants on the trip.

Restrictions

None.

A Recent Review of this tour

Andre was an incredible guide! I highly recommend using him if in or around the Lucerne area and interested in a good hike. He was great to hike with as he has a wealth of information about the mountains and history of the area. He took the time to understand what was important to me and our hike ended up hitting on all my primary objectives :) It was one of my most memorable days traveling ever! I can't recommend him enough.
Julie Nye

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  • Tour Number

    Activity Level

    425353


    Categories

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

    Details

    Kid Friendly: No. for children older than 8 years suitable

    Friendly: No.

    Maximum travelers: 10

    Language(s)

    explanation

    Spanish (conversational), German (fluent), English (fluent)

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