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Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Lucerne provided by Best of Switzerland Tours

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Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Lucerne

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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Temperature checks for tour participants upon arrival
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Face masks provided for travellers
Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
A note from Mount Pilatus Summer Day Trip from Lucerne
Approved Health & Safety Concept COVID-19 under the "Clean & Safe" campaign supported by Switzerland Tourism. Face masks and disinfectant wipes will be provided free of charge.
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Updated 17/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
This is the perfect tour for nature lovers. Discover the spectacular natural beauty of the Swiss Alps during this action-packed day trip from Lucerne to Mt. Pilatus. Save time booking transport by having round-trip transfers from Lucerne, as well as a panoramic gondola ride, a cogwheel train ride, and a cruise on Lake Lucerne all included in the package.
Itinerary
  • You'll start at
    Frankenstrasse 2
    Frankenstrasse 2, 6003 Luzern, Switzerland
    Our meeting point is located at Frankenstrasse 2-4, 6003 Lucerne, a side street off Lucerne train station. Please wait there on the side walk.
    See address & details
  • Pass by
    Lucerne
  • 1
    Pilatus Luzern
    Stop: 4 hours - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Alpnachstad
  • 2
    Lake Lucerne
    Stop: 60 minutes - Admission included
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    Pass by
    Lucerne
  • You'll end at
    Frankenstrasse 2
    Frankenstrasse 2, 6003 Luzern, Switzerland
    Our meeting point is located at Frankenstrasse 2-4, 6003 Lucerne, a side street off Lucerne train station. Please wait there on the side walk.
    See address & details
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Highlights
  • See the best of Mt. Pilatus and the Swiss Alps scenery in a day
  • Great for photography fans—access lots of great panoramic views
  • Lots of variety—enjoy traveling on a cablecar, a cogwheel train, and a boat
  • No need to line up for tickets—transport passes are included
Important Information
Departure Point
Frankenstrasse 2, 6003 Luzern, Switzerland
Duration
5h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Professional Guide
  • Cable car ride (except during maintenance)
  • Cogwheel train ride
  • Boat ride on Lake Lucerne (from October 18 lunch voucher will be provided instead of boat ride)
  • Entry/Admission - Pilatus Luzern
  • Entry/Admission - Lake Lucerne
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Early May 2021: Depending on snow conditions, the coghweel train may be replaced by the aerial cable car.
  • From October 18-24 and November 13-21, the ascent will be made by cable car, the descent by cogwheel train and no boat ride but a lunch voucher will be included.
  • From October 25 to November 12, the ascent and descent will be made by cogwheel train due to revision of the cable car and no boat ride but a lunch voucher will be included.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infant seats available
  • In winter (from November 22), the tour runs under the name "Mt. Pilatus Winter Day Trip from Lucerne".
  • Infants aged 0-5 years are free of charge but need to be registered on your booking
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 48 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Liz S wrote a review Jan 2020
Bordeaux, France14 contributions10 helpful votes
A wonderful way to enjoy the natural beauty of Switzerland. The views are mind blowing, the nature is beautiful. From mountain goats to Swiss cows, brilliant wildflowers and incredible mountain scapes your eyes will not be at a loss for amazing optics. The ride up on the
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Date of experience: May 2019
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Nelunherath wrote a review Nov 2019
colombo46 contributions12 helpful votes
A beautiful place We stayed at the Hotel on top of Pilatus during early April this year. Its Hotel Pilatus Kulm. A beautiful place only a few rooms but luxuriously furnished with contemporary decor and a very interesting breadth taking place. Amazing scenes right round. A
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Date of experience: April 2019
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Mayank M wrote a review Nov 2019
Gurugram (Gurgaon), India51 contributions16 helpful votes
We'd booked this trip through Klook (which by the way offers great savings as well) and we loved all of it. We started from Zurich, taking a very scenic route and had a short stop at Lucerne for a little over an hour (ideally, we would have wanted it to be at least 2 hours).
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Samaa Waseem wrote a review Oct 2019
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No guide is needed in that one. Just consider (Half fare day card) if you are planning for trips on different days and you can end up doing the same tours alone and cheaper with half fare day card
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Caroline K wrote a review Oct 2019
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excellent excursion and worth the time esp if you only have a short time in Lucerne. The various forms of transportation really was amazing, the cow bell ringing was so amazing to hear build up and the view from the top was unforgettable. We saw a hang glider up close at the
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Date of experience: October 2019
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Heinzboys
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Fantastic!
This was one of the best tours we have ever had! Our tour guide Gallus was amazing! Very informative and spoke perf
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sfc99
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Enjoyment
We joined day trip from Zurich with our fantastic nature loved guide Konrad who speaks perfectly English and Italia
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TravelingtheworldKY
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Terrible!
So disappointed and embarrassed I talked friends in to going with me. We thought it would be us walking around and
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keshashah
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Nice
I have amazing experience over your one must visit this place I highly recommend this place it's just a mail Expres
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efi2019s
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Amazing !
This was an amazing experience and Konrad, our driver and guide was perfect! After all the checks for COVID we star
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efi2019s
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Great tour, bad co-travellers!
Both Rhinefalls and Stein am Rhein were beautiful. We got the 15 minute boat trip which is enough. We did not have
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CPaM68
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If you are short on time, this is a good option
We were only going to be in Zurich for a day and a half before flying back home in the states. Initially, we had be
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N C
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Something Majestic
It's impossible to criticise a tour that ends up with one visiting a site that is awe inspiring. Jungfraujoch, th
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Olivia_starzy
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Amazing option for experiencing the Alps!!
This was our favorite day of our two week European vacation! We took a bus ride up into the mountains. Then we took
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jjohnny75
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Very impressed me ..
After the longest few hours of our life to climb to the roof of Europe and feel stunned at the panoramic scene ahea
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funnybunny5000
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Wonderful experience!
I had a day to spare while visiting Zurich. This was a great choice it was a little confusing finding the correct s
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travelina59
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Everything is Perfect
Everything and everyone is perfect from the tour guide, bus driver, and the fellow tourist I have been with during
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Ryan F
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Great half-day trip to snowy resort on a mountain-top
This was a fabulous trip with a fantastic, knowledgeable guide that provided clear information and expectations for
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shopritebarbie
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Grand
We stayed in Zurich, and booked all of our tours. This was a great tour with excellent guide. Lucerne was beautiful
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shopritebarbie
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Great Tour
We really enjoyed seeing the major sights with a guide. Very informative, not to expense, and really time saving
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