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Mt Pilatus Self-Guided Tour from Kriens or Alpnachstad

By Pilatus Railways
Price was undefined, price is now AU$87


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Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless payments
Vehicles and venues disinfected

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Cable car ride (except during maintenance)

  • What's included

    Cogwheel train ride (from mid May to November 14th 2021)

  • What's included

    All taxes, fees, and handling charges

  • What's included

    Entry/Admission - Pilatus Luzern

Know Before You Book

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Don't miss the last transport down to the valley.

  • Operates in almost all weather conditions; please dress appropriately

  • Cableways are not in operation in the case of storms

  • Only printed vouchers will be accepted

  • Please note: You can start the tour from Kriens or Alpnachstad

  • The gondolas are closed for maintenance from October 25th to November 5th 2021; access from Alpnachstad only.

  • The cogwheel train is closed from November 15th 2021 to mid-May 2022; access from Kriens only

  • It is not possible to book a specific time slot

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Transport is wheelchair accessible

  • Most travellers can participate

  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund

  • Departure time:

    5/1/2021 - 11/30/2021

    Monday - Sunday:08:30 AM - 04:00 PM

What you can expect

Visit: Pilatus Luzern, Schlossweg 1, Kriens, Lucerne 6010 Switzerland

Take the panoramic cable car from Kriens, closed to Lucerne (bus no. 1 from Lucerne station, bus stop Zentrum Pilatus in Kriens, then a 10 minutes walk to the cable car station) and in 30 minutes you will reach the station Fräkmüntegg where you will find lots of attractions for the families like the biggist rope park in Central Switzerland, Dragon Glider, Top Tree Path and Restaurants. You will also change into the big cable car Dragon Ride there and in 3 minutes you will reach the top of Pilatus, the Dragon Mountain, where you can enjoy the panoramic views over the Lake Lucerne and the Swiss Alps, taste some local meal in one of the Restaurants or do a unforgettable hiking tour. Going back you can take the steepest cogwheel railway in the world to the village of Alpnachstad, located directly at the lake (you need 30 minutes for the ascent and 40 minutes for the descent) and enjoy this ride with the unique cogwheel railway. Please note the operation time.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Gear and equipment sanitised between use

Social distancing

  • Contactless payment for service charge and add-ons
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms

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Activity Location

  • Kriens
  • Lucerne Switzerland

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Pilatus Luzern, Schlossweg 1, Kriens, Lucerne 6010 Switzerland
  • Lucerne Switzerland

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