Enjoy a bus tour through beautiful countryside, from Lucerne or Zurich. Discover Lucerne and the Lion Monument. Travel up Mt. Pilatus by cable car, descend back down to Alpnachstad via funicular, and cruise back over the Lake of the Four Cantons by boat.
What to Expect
This exquisite tour takes you through the countryside surrounding the Lake of the Four Cantons to Lucerne. This includes a brief tour of Lucerne's most impressive sights, including the Lion Monument. After a short pause to rest your feet and recharge your batteries, the tour continues to Kriens, where you will take panoramic gondola and cable car rides to the summit of Mount Pilatus, a height of 2132 meters. Enjoy breathtaking views of Switzerland's Alpine landscape.
Take in the extraordinary panoramic view of the surrounding lakes, valleys, and mountains before making the thrilling descent on the steepest funicular railway in the world, riding at a 48% slope to Alpnachstad. Afterwards, you'll relax on a soothing boat ride over the Lake of the Four Cantons, back to Lucerne.
- All entry fees
- Panorama gondola, cable car, funicular, and boat rides
- Air-conditioned bus transport
- German- and English-speaking guide
- Spanish-speaking guide available upon request
What's Not Included
- Food and drink
- Personal expenditure
Know Before You Go
In winter, the tour runs under the name "Mount Pilatus – The Mystic Mountain".
During the winter tour, the itinerary is altered since the cable car routes are inaccessible. The funicular train and boat ride are discontinued in winter. During this time, lunch will be offered as a replacement.
The gondola and cable car are not available during November due to servicing. The funicular is in service from May to mid-November, and the boat ride on Lake Lucerne is available from May to October.