Mount Pilatus day excursion from Zurich


  • A scenic train ride
  • Cruise on Lake Lucerne
  • World's steepest cog railway ride
  • Aerial cableway Dragon ride
  • Visit in Lucerne the Chapel Bridge, the Lion monument and the old town

Season 2018:

The golden round trip as described below is available from
mid of May until 21st of October.

A alternative route without the lake cruise is available all-year around.

Tour description:

Your private guide will meet you before the tour at your Hotel or Apartment in Zurich. Start your day without any worries.

We depart from between 7-8 AM on a train from Zurich heading to Lucerne.

We board a ship on the Lake Lucerne. Enjoy the beautiful views of the Lake Lucerne on the one-hour cruise on the first class upper deck.

After the cruise, a thrilling ride on the world's steepest cog railway awaits us; it will bring us all the way to the top.

We arrive shortly before noon at the summit:

Enjoy as much time up there as you want.

We just need to catch the last gondola down at 4 PM.

Plenty of time to soak up the view, enjoy a superb lunch
and relax.

On our way down we take the "Dragon ride" aerial cableway to Fräkmüntegg, connecting there to
panorama gondolas down to Kriens.

From Kriens, it's just a short bus ride back to Lucerne.

Afterwards we do a walking tour through Lucerne. We cross the landmark of the city, the Chapel Bridge will bring us to the Old town with its idillic narrow roads. If you want you can do some shopping here. We continue to the Lion monument, a must-see attractrion of Lucerne before we return to Zurich.

We arrive between 6-8 PM back at the Zurich central station. Your guide will accompany you back to your Hotel or Apartment.



Group size/ Price per Person

1 adult:    CHF 650.-
2 adults: CHF 420.-
3 adults: CHF 350.-
4 adults: CHF 310.-
5 adults: CHF 280.-
6 adults: CHF 270.-

Children 6 - 15 years: CHF 85.-
Children 0 - 5 years: free

Surcharge of CHF 80.- per adult for bookings and prepayments less then 8 days before departure.



Group size/ Price per Person

1 adult:   CHF 550.-
2 adults: CHF 360.-
3 adults: CHF 290.-
4 adults: CHF 260.-
5 adults: CHF 240.-
6 adults: CHF 220.-

Children 6 - 15 years: CHF 70.-
Children 0 - 5 years: free

Surcharge of CHF 60.- per adult for bookings and prepayments less then 8 days before departure.