Pilatus from Zurich - The Mystic Mountain

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Go on a short city tour with the main sights of Lucerne, before heading to Mt. Pilatus to experience a winter paradise!


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Zurich Sihlquai - Bus parking near Zurich Main Train Station
9 hours and 30 minutes
daily at 9:30 AM
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From Zurich, we will take a scenic coach journey through Central Switzerland and along the Lake of the Four Cantons.

Upon arrival at Lucerne, we will take a short city tour with the city's main sights and enjoy some free time. We will continue to Kriens, where panoramic gondolas and an aerial cable car* will take you to the top of Mt. Pilatus into a mystical, white winter paradise.

According to legend, kind dragons used to inhabit this mountain! Discover the Dragon Path and enjoy the spectacular panorama. Warm up in one of the cozy summit restaurants with a menu of your choice.


  • Lion Monument

  • Panoramic gondolas

  • Aerial cable car

  • Dragon Path

  • Lunch


  • Partial services of a multilingual guide (Spanish on request)

  • City tour of Lucerne

  • Cable car ride

  • Cogwheel train ride (until mid November)

  • Meal voucher


  • Meals and drinks not included in the description

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Personal expenses

Please Note

  • Children below 6 years old are free of charge if registered and accompanied by paying adult.

  • Winter tour only. To see Mt. Pilatus in the summer book The Golden Roundtrip.

  • This tour is only partly guided. Timetable and detailed information by your guide.

  • Mountain transportation (such as cable cars, cog wheel railways etc.) may close down immediately due to a sudden storm, snow fall and/ or a bad weather forecast.

  • During the renovation period of the cable cars, the ascent to Mount Pilatus will be operated by cogwheel train.

  • Modifications made 24 to 48 hours before the departure will incur a 20.00 CHF handling fee, payable upon check in on the day of the tour. Modifications within 24 hours prior to departure are not possible.

  • On the day of the tour the adults a meal voucher in the amount of CHF 20 and the children for CHF 10 and they can use it on the Pilatus self-service restaurant.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 8 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 20% Cancellation Fee (80% reimbursement): between 4 to 7 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 3 days or less prior to date of activity.

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