About 2-Day Mt Pilatus and Swiss Alps Tour from Zurich
Don't miss the chance to experience the beautiful Swiss Alps on this two-day Alps tour from Zurich to Mt Pilatus ! Start your overnight tour with a sightseeing tour of Lucerne with your knowledgeable guide. Then, board a panoramic aerial gondola and ride up to Mt Pilatus. After a 3-course dinner, spend the night at the summit of Mt Pilatus – surrounded by the glorious Swiss Alps, it’s like spending the night in a fairy tale! The next day, join a small-group tour through the Alps and visit the spectacular Aare Gorge, Rhone Glacier, the beautiful mountain village of Andermatt and more.
On your first day, leave Zurich in the morning in a comfortable coach for your one-hour journey to the lakeside city of Lucerne. Disembark for a guided tour of the city’s top attractions, including the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge. After enjoying some time at your leisure, continue to Kriens and board a panoramic gondola to the top of Mt Pilatus! Venture down Dragon's Path and take a short hike to the summit to admire gorgeous scenic views. When everybody descends at the end of the day, you’ll check in to your 3-star mountain hotel. You'll be welcomed with a complimentary drink before enjoying a delicious 3-course dinner while soaking in breathtaking views of the surrounding Swiss mountains. Spend a fairy-tale-like night at the summit at 7,000 feet (2,132 meters) -- a truly rare overnight experience!
The next morning, enjoy a scrumptious buffet breakfast. After descending Mt Pilatus by aerial cable car, you’ll be picked up for your small-group guided tour of the Alps. Sit back as your luxury coach ventures over Brünig Pass to Bernese Oberland. Walk along a secure footbridge to get an impressive view of Aare Gorge and spend approximately 1.5 hours walking in the area before ascending through wild landscapes to Grimsel Pass.
Arrive at the beautiful Rhone Glacier, at an altitude of 7,546 feet (2,300 meters ). Explore the fascinating, long blue ice tunnel leading to the Ice Room. From here, tackle Furka Pass, which offers spectacular views of Gotthard Massif. Waking with your guide, discover Urseren Valley followed by Schöllenen Gorge with its legendary Devil’s Bridge at the base of St Gotthard Mountain.
After your exciting overnight tour, your Swiss Alps experience concludes with a comfortable drive back to Zurich in the evening.