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Mt Pilatus Experience with the world's steepest Cogwheel Railway
from USD 59.11*
Mt Pilatus Experience with the world's steepest Cogwheel Railway
from USD 59.11*
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Schlossweg 1, Kriens, Lucerne 6010, Switzerland
+41 41 329 11 11
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We bought our tickets online and got our hotel to print off the voucher. The website and the voucher are a bit vague with information but we were able to work it out. Tje voucher told us to be at the pier for 8.30am departure...More

Thank krismic_kt
Reviewed 6 days ago

A small group of us were on a Rhine River cruise that ended in Basel. We decided to extend a few days in Lucerne. We did this tour of Mount Pilatus on our last day and it was a definite highlight of the trip. We...More

Thank Joel M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took the bus to Kleins didn't realise we had to walk quite a way to Gondola. Amazing ride. Returned on the Cog Railway walked straight to a train back to Lucerne. If you do Railway both ways not a problem. We are older and...More

Thank Judith J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The best mountain experience in my life, so impressive & beautiful views you will see, I highly recommending it

Thank Amani A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The day trip up Mt. Pilatus was absolutely incredible! The only thing my husband asked to see during our 3 week European trip was to see the Alps! This tour was far beyond our expectations! The cogwheel up the mountain was both beautiful and scary!!!...More

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Did a round trip tour of Mount Pilatus with the world's steepest Cogwheel railway and the Gondola. Took the train in from Zurich on a Sunday, arrived at 10am and left at 2pm, so I really didn't have to wait for anything nor was I...More

Thank lauramcfadden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an extraordinary experience, is simply awesome. In a period of approximately 30 minutes one goes from 1,300 feet above the sea level, to 6,900 feet. The sensation of taking the train at 48 degrees, the steepest in the world, is something else. The...More

Thank Robprad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mount pilatus is one of the greatest place on planet Earth, and pilatusbahn make easier to reach the top, or hike on the mountain only one way. Rhe pilatusbahn is not just a practical thing, but because of the special cogwheels and the “classic” design...More

Thank Ákos D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visiting Mt Pilatus was the best part of my trip to Lucerne!! However please be advised... try get there as early as possible because it may take you upto 2 hours to get onto the cable car / cogwheel train to begin your journey up....More

4  Thank Abeera A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend the Golden Round Trip that takes you up the cog wheel train to Mount Pilatus. The ride around pristine Lake Lucerne is quite serene. Once reaching Mt. Pilatus the views are so majestic, if you seek to replenish your soul then look...More

Thank kcla0009
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ron m
22 July 2018|
Response from kentdg |
It was warm enough for just shorts and tee shirt when we went up on a hot summer day. Being 2100 meters above sea level it can get cold quickly so we all took a second layer.