2-Day Alps Tour from Zurich: Mt Pilatus and Mt Titlis

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2-Day Alps Tour from Zurich: Mt Pilatus and Mt Titlis information and booking

from
$488
Duration
2 days
Departs from
Central Zurich
Returns to
Returns to original departure point at approximately 7pm the next day
Time of departure
9:30am
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Tour description provided by Viator

Take a breath of fresh air in the scenic Swiss Alps on this 2-Day Alps Tour from Zurich: Mt Pilatus and Mt Titlis. Start your overnight adventure with a sightseeing tour of Lucerne. Then, board a panoramic aerial gondola car up to Mt Pilatus. When everybody else descends at the end of the day, you'll spend the night at the summit at 7,000 feet (2,132 meters)! After a delicious 3-course dinner, enjoy a fairy-tale-like night's sleep while surrounded by the glorious mountain peaks of the Swiss Alps. The next day, embark on a unique excursion to the never-ending snow and ice of Mt Titlis, where snow covers the summit year-round. Visit the Ice Grotto, take a ride on the IceFlyer and walk over Europe's highest suspension bridge!

What's included

  • Overnight in a 3-star hotel on mt pilatus
  • Welcome drink
  • 3-course dinner
  • Buffet breakfast
  • Short city tour with main sights of lucerne
  • Mount pilatus panorama gondola and aerial gondola car ride
  • Mount titlis: ice flyer, ice grotto, ride in revolving cable-car rotair to the summit, europe's highest suspension bridge (weather permitting)
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pick up (at selected hotels only stated in voucher)

What isn't included

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Itinerary

Day 1:
In the morning on your first day, leave Zurich in a comfortable coach for a one-hour journey to the lake-side city of Lucerne. On the bus, enjoy a a guided orientation tour of the city’s highlights and stop at attractions like the Lion Monument and the Old Town, from where you can walk to Chapel Bridge. After enjoying some time at your leisure, continue to Kriens and board a gondola to the top of Mt Pilatus and admire panoramic views. Venture down Dragon's Path and take a short hike to the summit before checking in to your 3-star mountain-top hotel for a fantastic overnight. You'll be welcomed with a complimentary beverage and enjoy a delicious 3-course dinner while taking in breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains. Spend the night cradled in the Swiss mountains at 7,000 feet (2,132 meters) -- a truly unique experience.
Day 2:
The next morning, enjoy a scrumptious buffet breakfast before descending Mt Pilatus by the world's steepest cogwheel train to Alpnachstadt and from there by train to Lucerne. At the Tourist Information Center Lucerne, join a guided tour to Mt Titlis for your eternal snow and ice adventure! Enjoy a comfortable coach ride to Engelberg, where the breathtaking journey to Mt Titlis begins. Take a revolving Rotair cable-car ride and enjoy spectacular sights of the glacier's deep crevasses and gigantic ice boulders. And now that the new gondola system has been implemented, you will spend more time on top of Mount Titlis as the new ride takes you up in a shorter time! At the top of Mt Titlis, enjoy magnificent panoramic views of the Alps from the restaurants where you will have some lunch (own expense) or the sun terrace. Visit the Ice Grotto and enjoy the unique opportunity to walk through a glacier and over Europe's highest suspension bridge. Or, take a ride on the IceFlyer and get an exclusive up-close view of the glacier’s crevasses. Don’t forget to slide down the Fun Lift -- a 492-foot (150-meter) snow tube! After this exciting Swiss winter experience, conclude your two-day adventure with a scenic drive back to Lucerne and then on to Zurich.