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From Lucerne: Mount Pilatus Golden Round Trip Tickets including boat cruise

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Discover Lake Lucerne and Mount Pilatus in half a day. Make your way up the mountain in a gondola and a cableway ride and descend with a train to a scenic boat ride.


  • Explore Lake Lucerne to Mt. Pilatus in half a day by a gondola, a cable car, a cogwheel train, & boat. See majestic Alps from all angles!

  • Get the best panoramic views of the pre-alpine landscape of Fräkmüntegg as the gondola sweeps you up to the valley station of Kriens.

  • Soar higher towards Pilatus Kulm in 360 degree glass cabins with the “Dragon Ride” cable-way, that will make you feel airborne!

  • Marvel at the passing alpine meadows and striking rock formations as the world’s steepest cogwheel railway takes from Pilatus Kulm down to the Alpnachstad valley station.

  • Fun-fact: About 100 ibexes reside on Mount Pilatus and you can spot them on early morning treks


  • Public bus between Kriens and Lucerne

  • Access to gondola ride and aerial cableway

  • Tickets to the cogwheel railway

  • First/second class tickets to the lake cruise


  • Tour guide

  • Seat reservation for the cogwheel train

  • Hotel pick up and drop off

  • Meals and snacks in restaurants

  • Additional activities (rope park, toboggan run)

  • Other personal expenses

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

A scenic alpine ascend from Lake Lucerne to Mount Pilatus

Your trip begins with a short bus ride to the Kriens station where a 15-minute panoramic gondola ride sweeps you up to your first stop - Fräkmüntegg valley station. Fancy an adventure? Pick between rope climbing, toboggan run, hiking trails at your expense at the largest rope park in Central Switzerland. Feel the thrill of being airborne as the ascent to Pilatus Kulm continues with an exhilarating cableway ride that offers stunning views of Lake of Lucerne and the Swiss Alps. Once atop Mount Pilatus you stay inside the panoramic gallery, relax on the terrace, or climb one of the peaks.

Back to Lucerne: Cogwheel, Boat, and an unforgettable end to the day

Prepare to be wowed as you board the world's steepest cogwheel railway from Pilatus Kulm through fascinating rock faces, sparkling mountain streams and lush meadows carpeted with Alpine flowers. The train will take you down to the cruise landing stage at Alpnachstad station. Indulge in a scenic one-hour boat cruise on Lake Lucerne as you arrive in Lucerne, near the station. A fitting end to a spectacular half-day alpine trip!


  • This experience is wheelchair and pram/stroller accessible.

Additional Information

  • Please note as this is a self-guided tour, there is no guide present.

  • Please check the boat timetables to Lake Lucerne since there are multiple departures through the day.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the redemption point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your visit to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the redemption point.

Ticket redemption point

  • Show your ticket at Luzern Train Station.

  • Address: Zentralstrasse 1, 6003 Luzern, Switzerland.

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