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Day Trip to Mount Stanserhorn from Zürich

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This day trip from Zürich has your transportation and itinerary sorted! Get ready to visit the top of Mount Stanserhorn with scenic funicular and cable car rides.

Highlights

  • Begin with a scenic drive by Lucerne's medieval beauty and tranquil lakeside from Zürich, and catch a public train from Lucerne to Stans.

  • From Stans to Kälti, hop aboard a vintage cable railway through alpine meadows.

  • Elevate your experience in the upper deck of the open-top CabriO cable car on your panoramic ascent to Mount Stanserhorn.

  • At the summit, savor sweeping views of 10 lakes across 100km of mountain ranges. Take a short, ecologically immersive trek to Eagle’s Peak.

Inclusions

  • Full-day trip to Mount Stanserhorn

  • Partly guided tour by expert multilingual guides

  • Round-trip CabriO cable car and vintage funicular tickets

  • Round-trip public train tickets between Stans and Lucerne

  • Round-trip AC coach transfers from Zürich

  • Written itinerary

Cancellation policy

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

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Abhinandan Gogoi

Abhinandan

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It was a very great and worth-it experience. Our guide was Fatima, who provided a very good overview of almost all the things we passed on our way.

From Zürich to Stans

A day trip to Mount Stanserhorn promises unforgettable adventure, seamlessly transitioning you from the comfort of an AC coach to the rustic charm of a public train. Your journey begins from Zürich with a picturesque drive through the medieval city of Lucerne, accompanied by the soothing sight of its tranquil lake.

As you approach Stans by train, your anticipation grows, and soon you find yourself on a vintage funicular, slowly ascending through alpine meadows.

The Journey Upwards

The scenery is nothing short of magical, with wildflowers in full bloom, and the crisp mountain air invigorates your senses. But the real highlight of your trip awaits you at Kälti, where you will board the CabriO cable car. As you ascend to the Stanserhorn's peak on its open-roofed upper deck, a 360-degree panoramic view of the Swiss Alps unfolds before you.

It's a breathtaking spectacle, with 10 glistening lakes sprawled over 100 kilometers of rugged mountain ranges. Once at the summit, embark on a short, ecologically immersive trek to Eagle's Peak surrounded by the pristine natural beauty of the Alps.

Important Information

  • All required protective equipment is provided.

Restrictions

  • The following are not allowed inside the vehicle: food and drinks.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

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

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

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Sihlquai Coach Parking (or Bus Terminal).

  • Address: Sihlquai Coach Parking, Limmatstrasse 4, 8005 Zürich, Switzerland.

  • Landmark: You'll find a white ticket office marked “Best of Switzerland Tours” or “City Tours & Excursions”..

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Zurich Central Bus Station Sihlquai. It is a quick 1-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses 15EX, 15EXU, FlixBus 006 and more to get you there.

By Train

  • The closest railway station is Zurich HB. It is a quick 4-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board trains S16, S19, S20 and more to get you there.

By Tram

  • The closest tram stop is Sihlquai/HB. It is a quick 2-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board tram lines #4, #8 and more to get you there.

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