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Silver Round Trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne Self-Guided Tour

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Kriens, Switzerland

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icon3 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
Paper ticket
Good for avoiding crowds

Keeping you safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your visit
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Visit Mount Pilatus and take a train ride on the world's steepest cogwheel railway on this self-guided tour from Lucerne. Ride on the new aerial cableway, the Dragon Ride, included, as well as a panoramic gondola ride. All transportation included; you are free to explore on your own once there.
  • Family friendly
  • Rail Tour
  • Small-group tour
Train (2nd class)
Cogwheel train ride
Panoramic gondola ride
Aerial cableway ride
Bus ride from Kriens-Lucerne main station (or vice versa)
All taxes, fees and handling charges
Parking fee (5 CHF per day)
Food and drinks
Guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure Point

Lucerne railway station

Return Details

Returns to original departure point
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Important: From 19 October to 6 November 2020 cable cars are not running due to inspection
  • Operates in almost all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Cableways are not in operation in the case of storms
  • It is not possible to book a specific time slot
  • A maximum of 9 people per booking
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Silver Round Trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne Self-Guided Tour?
A:
The policy on face masks and attendee health is:

  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
See all safety measures taken by Silver Round Trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne Self-Guided Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Silver Round Trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne Self-Guided Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
See all safety measures taken by Silver Round Trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne Self-Guided Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Silver Round Trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne Self-Guided Tour?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Silver Round Trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne Self-Guided Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Silver Round Trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne Self-Guided Tour?
A:
The policy on staff health & safety is:

  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
See all safety measures taken by Silver Round Trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne Self-Guided Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Silver Round Trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne Self-Guided Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 9 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Silver Round Trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne Self-Guided Tour.

Traveler Tips


  • "This trip can be purchased a la carte at each of the transportation stations." See review

Reviews

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Amazing
gschoake
, Oct 2019
The trip was great. Wouldn’t worry about the train section. More detail needed on bus and train connections.
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My. Pilatus
Al C
, Sep 2019
The cable car lift ride allowed beautiful vistas to be seen and/or photographed. Once at the top, the views of the glacier covered Alps were spectacular.
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Fun Day in the Alps
Catherine B
, Aug 2019
This was a great excursion. We were blessed with great weather and we could see for miles. The activities at the top of Mt Pilatus were plentiful and we enjoyed the day. However, you need to know that the toboggan ride was not included in the price. Also, there was some confusion as to where you exchange your voucher for the tickets to ride up to the top of the mountain on the COG Railway. We actually bought train tickets to get to the Pilatus Railway Station to exchange our tickets This was suppose to be included in the price, very disappointing to have to pay double for a train ticket. Overall, the day was great but Viator needs to make their instructions clearer as to how to exchange your voucher for the actual tickets.
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Excellent value, beautiful views
Kosta J
, Aug 2019
Perfect way to spend the day, cog railway, views from the top and easy hikes were the highlight. Make sure to go on a clear day
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Mt. Pilatus is a must see for...
Maureen W
, Nov 2017
Mt. Pilatus is a must see for visitors to the Lucerne area. It was extremely disappointing to learn that the gondola portion of the trip was under a two week regularly scheduled maintenance during our visit. I do think when purchasing this trip it could have been highlighted more prominently in the description that that feature was not available. I even spoke to someone live on the phone who made no mention that it was not an option. This trip can be purchased a la carte at each of the transportation stations. Disappointed in the organization of this.

Product code: 38269P11

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