Spend an afternoon in the Swiss Alps during this seasonal trip to Mt Pilatus from Lucerne. Your 5.5-hour round-trip journey includes a 30-minute panoramic gondola ride from Kriens to Fräkmüntegg terminus plus an ascent by aerial cableway to the peak of Mt Pilatus. After free time at the summit, take the world's steepest cogwheel train down to Alpnachstad, where you’ll board a boat for a 1-hour scenic cruise on the tranquil waters of Lake Lucerne. Enjoy commentary from your guide and coach transport from Lucerne.
Ride an aerial cableway from the Alpine village of Engelberg to the summit of Mt Titlis on this afternoon tour from Lucerne. Then squeeze in as many snow-themed attractions as you can during approximately two hours of free time at the top. Your guided day trip includes snow tubing at Titlis Glacier Park plus admission to the Glacier Cave, Ice Flyer chairlift, Titlis Rotair gondola and Cliff Walk — Europe’s highest suspension bridge. What are you waiting for?
Get the traditional Swiss experience on a day trip from Lucerne, tasting chocolate and cheese, and discovering castles and chapels. Taking part in a small group of just six people, you’ll enjoy a more intimate tour experience as you explore. For an extended trip, upgrade to include a sightseeing cruise ticket, and see the Swiss sights from Lake Lucerne.
Home to medieval architecture and spectacular lakeside scenery, Lucerne is widely considered the jewel in Switzerland’s crown. On this tour, explore Lucerne and surrounds by foot and by boat, and see the best of the city in one day. With your guide to lead the way, hit top attractions including the Chapel Bridge and Lucerne Castle, and gain insight into centuries of colorful Swiss history. Enjoy personal attention from your guide on this small-group tour.
Whether you’re short on time or simply wish to view the Swiss Alps from the water, this 60-minute yacht cruise on Lake Lucerne is your ticket. The ticket is an open ticket for the day - so simply study the boat time table and choose a departure time that suits you.
Relax on the main or upper deck of the spacious 161-foot (49-meter) vessel while you listen to commentary about the majestic sights via your audio headset. With an expert captain at the helm, you’ll motor past forested hillsides and verdant meadows nestled against looming mountain peaks. Drinks and snacks are available for purchase from the onboard bar.
Travel to Jungfraujoch — Europe's highest railway station at a dizzying height of 11,333 feet (3,454 meters) — on this full day trip from Lucerne. A scenic coach drive via the Bernese Oberland delivers you to Lauterbrunnen for a cogwheel train ride. You’ll wind through the Kleine Scheidegg mountain pass below the foot of the Eiger North Face. At the Top of Europe, explore the glaciated Ice Palace and enjoy World Heritage–listed views of the soaring Swiss Alps and Aletsch Glacier from the Sphinx Observatory.
Ascend to Europe’s highest point on an exhilarating full-day excursion to the Swiss Alps from Lucerne. With a professional guide, travel by luxury coach through the spectacular scenery of the Bernese Oberland region to Interlaken. After a short visit of Interlaken, ascend the UNESCO-listed Jungfraujoch mountain pass and absorb sweeping mountain vistas on arrival at the ‘Top of Europe’. Explore the frozen witchery of an Ice Palace at the summit and marvel at incredible panoramas of the alpine wonderland from the Sphinx Observatory.
Save time researching Swiss Alps highlights, and get access to an itinerary of spectacular sights to visit in a day, such as Mt. Rigi, and the Rigi Kaltbad Mineral Baths & Spa. Rather than rushing to keep up with a group, a benefit of this tour is that it’s self-guided. Enjoy the freedom of exploring on your own, but the perk of having transport included, such as a round-trip Lake Lucerne cruise, a ride on a mountain railway, and a cable car ride included.
Take a tandem paragliding flight from Lucerne and gaze out over the Swiss Alps from the sky. With a professional paragliding instructor by your side who will take care of the navigation, you can focus on the thrill of the flight. No experience or a high level of fitness is required, just an interest in adventure and a desire to discover the landscapes of Lucerne.
Discover all of Lucerne's highlights as well as hidden gems that you would never find on your own. This private tour takes you through parts of the city in a small vehicle that large tour buses can't reach. You'll see sights like the Chapel Bridge and the Lion Monument as your guide tells you all you need to know about Lucerne.
Visit the winter wonderland of Mount Titlis year-round with a round-trip ticket on the new 8-seater cable car that transports passengers from Valley Station in Engelberg directly to the Stand station. From there, ride the world’s first revolving cable car, the TITLIS ROTAIR gondola, to the summit Station, enjoying panoramic views of the Swiss Alps along the way.
Ascending Mt. Pilatus, Lucerne's landmark mountain, is a must-do when you are in the Lake Lucerne region. Board the gondola at the valley station in Kriens, marvel at the panoramic views over the pre-alpine landscape to Fräkmüntegg. Transfer to the 'Dragon Ride' aerial cableway for another short ride, ending up at 7,000 feet (2,132 meters) above sea level. Enjoy epic views of Lake Lucerne and the Alps before descending back to Kriens.
Absorb the sweeping vistas and fresh mountain air of the Swiss Alps on an independent day-trip from Lucerne. Travel by comfortable coach through the UNESCO-listed Jungfrau region and admire scenery as you approach the mountain towns of Interlaken and Grindelwald. Listen to commentary from your guide and then spend half of the day exploring Grindelwald independently. Then, board a train to Interlaken to enjoy free time in the lively lakeside resort. Meet your guide at a prearranged time for the relaxing journey back to Lucerne.
Join us for an unforgettable full-day guided excursion to Jungfraujoch – Top of Europe! from Lucerne and Interlaken. Enjoy a magnificent view from Europe’s highest train station over the Aletsch Glacier, UNESCO World Heritage of the Swiss Alps, and explore its multifaceted summit attractions.
Following are highlights of the tour:
1. Panorama drive to Bernese Oberland and scenic town of Interlaken
2. Marvel at the longest glacier of the Alps Jungfraujoch – “UNESCO World Heritage Site”
3. Enjoy the ride on new state-of-the-art gondola (aerial cableway) “Eiger Express” from Grindelwald Terminal to Eiger Glacier
4. Fascinating cogwheel train ride to Jungfraujoch Europe’s highest railway station.
5. Explore the Alpine Sensation, Ice Palace, and Sphinx Observation Terrace and Aletsch Glacier (with 23 km the longest glacier in the Alps).
6. Explore the Interlaken, Grindelwald and Lauterbrunnen, picturesque villages nestled idyllically between Lakes Brienz and Thun.
Join us for an unforgettable guided excursion to Golden Round Trip of Mount Pilatus from Lucerne! Our experienced guides will take you on an interactive journey through the Dragon World, followed by a hike down the Dragon Trail and a short walk to the summit, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Central Switzerland.
1. Soar up to the summit on the Dragon Ride cable car for breathtaking views of Lucerne and Lake Lucerne. Then wander down the Dragon Trail, where you can admire the fantastic scenery.
3. Relax on the panorama terrace and admire magnificent views over the surrounding peaks of the Swiss Alps and the blue lakes in the valleys below.
3. Complete your journey with a descent by the world's steepest cogwheel railway down to Alpnachstad.
4. Enjoy the boat for a lovely 1-hour cruise on beautiful Lake Lucerne and admire the spectacular landscape from an entirely different angle.
Take your Swiss Alps adventure to new heights on this independent day trip to Mt Rigi. Explore this breathtaking destination at your own pace, starting with a boat cruise from Lucerne. Use your pre-booked tickets and provided timetables to plan the cogwheel train and aerial cable car portions of your tour. You’ll take the railway up Rigi Kulm for two or five hours of free time at the summit, depending on which option you select. Then enjoy more postcard-worthy views en route to Weggis before the return boat ride to Lucerne.
Add a trip up Mt. Rigi to your summer plans in Lucerne with this day-long guided trip. Traveling by coach, boat, historic mountain railway, and cable car, you’ll enjoy a day packed with alpine vistas, guided activity, and free time. The itinerary is varied, but includes hikes to panoramic viewing platforms, lake-based sightseeing, and strolls to lesser-known yet lovely spots.
Discover Alpine views from peak, lake, and sky on this Golden Round-Trip tour of Mount Pilatus. The typical Golden Round Trip (Jun-Oct) offers a wonderful excursion: Begin with a cruise across Lake Lucerne to Alpnachstad, then transfer to the world's steepest cogwheel railway to reach the summit of Mount Pilatus. There, enjoy spectacular views over the Lake Lucerne region and the Alps from the large viewing terraceand grab a bite to eat (own expense). The return journey to Kriens will be done on the aerial cableway 'Dragon Ride' and on the Panorama gondolas. From the valley station it is a five-minute walk to the bus stop for a convenient ride to Lucerne.
Benefit from your local guide’s insider tips and avoid hidden costs with admission fees and transfers included in the price.
Cogwheel railway and the scheduled lake boat are closed from Nov-May. During this time you reach Mt. Pilatus by cableway and we take a one-hour scenic lake cruise in Lucerne instead.
Explore one of Switzerland’s most scenic mountains with this Mount Rigi day pass. Skip the lines at the ticket windows for the cogwheel train and cable car by using your pass to ride up to the peak and take in the 360-degree views over Lake Lucerne and Lake Zug. Your pass also includes entrance the Rigi Kaltbad Mineral Baths & Spa to unwind overlooking the Alpine peaks.
Enjoy a customized tour of the Bernese Oberland on a tour led by a private guide. Spend the day visiting a number of sights and villages in the Oberland region while passing the Eiger, Monch, and Jungfrau peaks. Your driver-guide fills you in on Swiss life and culture while making stops at gorges, lakes, mountains, and waterfalls as you explore the Swiss countryside.
Dedicate an afternoon to getting the full flavor of Lucerne on this private gastronomy tour. Stroll through the Old Town with your guide, stopping off at a variety of local spots to sample charcuterie, chocolate, wine, beer, and more. Receive personalized tips and recommendations from your private guide and benefit from the additional option of adding a historical walking tour to your package.
Discover Lucerne highlights and back streets on a small-group walking tour, exploring with a local to learn about the city's history and hear stories from daily life as you see the center. From the Chapel Bridge to the Octagonal Water Tower and Lucerne Castle, you’ll tick off key destinations on foot, with the option to conclude the tour by taking in the Glacier Garden on your own.
This comprehensive 4-hour tour set against the backdrop of Lucerne Castle and the Swiss Alps allows you to cover the city by boat and foot, while tasting some of the best chocolate in the world. Shutterbugs will love the boat tour, which takes you past the famous Chapel Bridge and Lucerne’s distinct buildings. If a taste of chocolate isn’t enough, you have the option to extend tour and add on a chocolate-making workshop.