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Lucerne & Mt. Pilatus on a Private Day Trip from Zurich

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About this excursion

  • duration-hours 8 hours
  • driver-guide Driver-guide
  • Pick-up-drop-off-included Pick-up / Drop-off included
  • Free-WiFi Free WiFi onboard
  • Free-cancellation-up-to-48-hours Free cancellation up to 48 hours
  • Languages Language - English (other languages upon request SP, PT, IT, FR, DE)


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  • Join AlpExcursion to visit Lucerne & Mt. Pilatus on a private day trip from Zurich.
  • Lucerne, with its numerous landmarks, will catch your interest.
  • A sightseeing tour to the Chapel Bridge, Water Tower, Lion Monument, Town Hall, Jesuit Church, Old Town among others.
  • Proceed to the adventurous part of your trip, by taking the “Dragon Ride” to reach Mt. Pilatus.
Full description

Travel to Switzerland for a long-lasting and unforgettable vacation at any season round year. The beautiful country in the heart of Europe boasts of its blessing pure nature that one can admire in every angle of it.

Lucerne is one of the gorgeous Swiss cities that sits proudly at the foot of the Swiss Alps. Any solo traveler, group of friends, family accompanied by children must dedicate a one day trip to explore this enchanting part of Switzerland.

Heading from the biggest Swiss city of Zurich and less than an hour, you will reach Lucerne. The key visit of this excursion is Mt. Pilatus; therefore, you may rise the mountain in the morning and after descending back the city tour of Lucerne during the afternoon.

At an altitude of 2,132 meters, Mount Pilatus is sitting gently in the center of Switzerland.

Start the exciting journey by taking the panoramic aerial cableway known as the “Dragon Ride”. The authenticity of the name is the feeling of flying on the back of a dragon while your adrenaline is pumping up to the top. On your way, until reaching the top of the mountain, you will marvel at the natural Swiss beauty in the background.

Whenever you reach the peak, enjoy the numerous offered activities including a rope adventure park and big playground.

Simultaneously, inhale the fresh air of Swiss Alps in the outdoor Pilatus observation deck and adore the sight of 73 Alpine peaks in clear weather.

In the summer, Mt. Pilatus greets its visitors differently by the wonderful Golden Roundtrip experience. Especially those who like a combination of a boat trip on Lake Lucerne, cogwheel journey to Pilatus Kulm on the world's steepest railway to reach the top, and then descending by the Dragon ride and panoramic gondolas.

After coming down, you will be greeted again by your driver-guide to relish the best things to do in Lucerne and the places to visit during a city tour.

Wandering on the lakeside, you will admire the medieval Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke) considered as one of the oldest, covered wooden bridges in Europe.

A further landmark of the town is Lucerne’s symbol the figurative Lion Monument, which is an engraved stone stabbed by a spear on a wall, with the saddest Latin inscription written above the piece of rock in honor of the Swiss soldiers.

Also, there is plenty to occupy you in the city, especially the historic houses in the car-free Old Town (Altstadt), where the medieval buildings are characterized with frescoes on their facades. Continuing the exploration of Lucerne to visit Jesuit church dating back to the 17th-century known as Switzerland’s first sacral Baroque building.

Overall, your private day will end with with a return to the initial meeting point in Zurich City with bright impressions and unforgettable memories.


  Meet & Greet at the lobby of the hotel

  Hotel pick-up & drop-off

  Driver-Guide Services

  Private Modern Vehicle

  Wi-Fi on board

  Lucerne City Tour

  Dragon Ride Cable Car Tickets


  Pilatus Rope Park

  Mount Pilatus Golden Round Trip (May – October)

  Professional Guide Services


CHF 950.-

per group
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