About 2-Day Winter Tour from Zurich: Mt Pilatus and Mt T
Breathe in the fresh air of the Swiss Alps on this 2-day winter trip to Mt Pilatus and Mt Titlis from Zurich (November to March). Start your 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 3-course dinner, enjoy a night's sleep while surrounded by the glorious, fairy tale-like mountain peaks of the Swiss Alps. The next day, embark on a unique excursion to Mt Titlis, where snow covers the summit year-round. Admire unbeatable views of the picturesque Alps; walk through a glacier at the Ice Grotto, take a thrilling ride on the IceFlyer and walk over Europe's highest suspension bridge!
Day 1: Zurich – Lucerne – Mt Pilatus (D, L)
In the morning on your first day, leave central Zurich by comfortable coach for a 1-hour journey to the lakeside city of Lucerne. Embark on a guided tour of the city’s highlights and stop at attractions like the Lion Monument and Chapel Bridge. After enjoying some time at your leisure, continue to Kriens and board a gondola to the top of Mt Pilatus to admire the panoramic views. Venture down Dragon's Path and take a short hike to the mountain summit before checking in to your 3-star mountain-top hotel. You'll be welcomed with a complimentary beverage before enjoying a 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!
Overnight: 3-star hotel at the summit of Mt Pilatus
Day 2: Mt Pilatus – Mt Titlis – Lucerne – Zurich (B)
The next morning, enjoy a scrumptious buffet breakfast before descending Mt Pilatus by aerial gondola car. At the station, head to Mt Titlis for your eternal-snow-and-ice adventure! Enjoy a comfortable coach ride to Engelberg, where the breathtaking journey up Mt Titlis begins. Take a revolving Rotair cable-car ride up the mountain and enjoy spectacular views of the glacier's deep crevasses and gigantic ice boulders. At the top of Mt Titlis, enjoy lunch (own expense) at the restaurant and enjoy magnificent panoramic views of the Alps from the sun terrace.
Visit the Ice Grotto and enjoy the unique opportunity to walk through a glacier! Then, take a ride on the IceFlyer and get an exclusive up-close view of the glacier’s crevasses before walking over Europe's highest suspension bridge!
After this exciting Swiss winter experience, conclude your 2-day adventure with a scenic drive back to Zurich.