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Mt. Pilatus Winter Day Trip from Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland

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  • Day trip (destination A to B)
  • Lunch included
  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city


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Pass By: Sihlquai

The guide will pick you up at the Sihlquai Coach Terminal, Zürich to start your journey to central Switzerland.

Stop At: Luzern

Enjoy a scenic journey to central Switzerland. While you entering Lucerne, the guide will point out the main sights in Lucerne. Discover this beautiful city during you leisure time of approximately 50 minutes.

Duration: 50 minutes

Pass By: Pilatus Bahnen AG, Kriens, Lucerne

You'll then continue to Kriens, where a panoramic aerial cable car gondola transports you up to 7'000 feet (2'132 meters) to the white mythical paradise of Mount Pilatus.

Stop At: Mount Pilatus, Lucerne

According to legend, kind dragons used to inhabit the mountain! Set about discovering the weaving Dragon Path and take in the spectacular alpine vistas.
Over lunch, marvel at the breathtaking alpine views. Afterwards, take the cable car back down the mountain before rejoining your guide for your coach transfer back to Zurich.
Between late October and mid-November the aerial cable car is under maintenance. In this case you will travel up and down Mt. Pilatus by cogwheel train.

Duration: 1 hour 50 minutes

Pass By: Luzern

Wait at the meeting point in Lucerne for the guide to bring you back to Zürich

Pass By: Sihlquai

After a great day, you will be dropped off at the same place, where you have started the tour.


  • Panorama drive to Lucerne with photo stop en route (at Lake Lucerne or the Lion Monument)
  • Short city tour with main sights of Lucerne
  • Ride up and down Mt. Pilatus by panorama gondola and aerial cable-car (except during maintenance)
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Professional guide
  • Lunch voucher is provided (Value CHF 20 adult/CHF 10 child age 6-15)
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Pilatus
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Additional Info:
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 12 hours of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Confirmation for this product will be received at time of booking
  • Infants travel free of charge but need to be registered on your booking
  • Please note that the trip up Mount Pilatus is unguided Guide accompanies the customers to the valley station of Mt. Pilatus in Kriens where he/she organises the cable car tickets and the lunch vouchers. Then customers make their own way up to Mt. Pilatus, spend their time there and make their own way down from Mt. Pilatus back by public bus to Lucerne. In Lucerne they rejoin the tour guide and the group for the return to Zürich.
  • From October 23th to November 10 2017 and from October 22, 2018 to November 9, 2018 the round-trip up and down Mt Pilatus will be by cogwheel train due to cable car maintenance
  • Spanish tour on request

Meeting Point

Zurich Central Station (Sihlquai Car Park)
Departure Time:
9:30 AM
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point
  • Mt. Pilatus Winter Day Trip from Zurich
  • Mt. Pilatus Winter Day Trip from Zurich
  • Mt. Pilatus Winter Day Trip from Zurich
  • Mt. Pilatus Winter Day Trip from Zurich
  • Mt. Pilatus Winter Day Trip from Zurich
  • Mt. Pilatus Winter Day Trip from Zurich
  • Mt. Pilatus Winter Day Trip from Zurich


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