Your coach will pick you up from Sihlquai bus parking (which is near Zurich main train station). A multilingual guide who speaks English, Spanish, and German will accompany you for most of your trip.
After a scenic coach ride through the Swiss countryside and along the shore of the Lake of the Four Cantons, you'll arrive in Lucerne. Your guide will give a brief tour of this picturesque little town, culminating in a visit to the town's famous Lion Monument. You'll then be free to explore the town as you wish for a little while.
Next, you'll take a short trip to Kriens, where you'll hop on first an aerial gondola and then an aerial cableway on your way to the top of Mt Pilatus. This thirty minute ride through the clouds allows for beautiful panoramas of the Swiss Alps.
Your visit to Mt Pilatus includes lots of leisure time, perfect for dining at one of the mountain's restaurants, hiking to the summit, or simply enjoying the wonderful view of Switzerland's snowy peaks.
The descent from Mt Pilatus will take you back through the beautiful landscape of the Alps via the world's steepest cogwheel railway. Your train ride will end at Alpnachstad, from which you'll then take an hour-long boat ride back to Lucerne. From Lucerne, a coach will take you safely back to the trip's starting point in Zurich.
The tour includes time at leisure for lunch (optional) or to hike to the summit and enjoy the breathtaking view over the Swiss Alps and the lake. Descent on the world's steepest cogwheel railway to Alpnachstad, followed by a lovely boat ride to Lucerne.
Take the Dragon Path, an easy stroll through the rock gallery on Mount Pilatus. Lunch will be now on Top of Mt. Pilatus at the self-service restaurant Bellevue. You are at leisure for about two and a half hours on Mount Pilatus to enjoy the scenery and take up short hikes.
There are 3 choices for lunch during this tour
Menu 1: Swiss alpine cheese pasta called “Älplermagronen”.
Menu 2: Swiss sausage and Rösti (potato dish)
Menu 3: Asian vegetarian dish with rice and vegetables
Additionally for all three choices you will receive 1 Swiss chocolate biscuit bar.
After the tour, take the cable-car back to Kriens. From Kriens, board your coach for a return journey to Zurich. The tour ends at Sihlquai bus parking (which is near Zurich main train station).