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Lucerne & Mount Titlis - Tour from Zurich

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Key Highlights

  • Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Alps
  • Experience a range of snow and ice activities on the summit
  • Visit the Ice Grotto and ride on Ice Flyer over beautiful alpine views
  • Save time by taking Titlis Express, the new 8-seater gondola system Engelberg-Truebsee-Stand
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    Daily

    Duration

    Approx. 9½ hours

    Start time

    09:30am

    Meeting Point

    This tour starts from the Sihlquai bus parking (near Zurich main train station). This bus parking can also be reached by tram / streetcar number 17.
    Please report at the meeting point 15 minutes before the start time. This is mandatory to allow time for pre-departure briefing.

    Ending Point

    The tour ends at Sihlquai bus parking (which is near Zurich main train station).

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Travel to the charming city of Lucerne and visit Mt Titlis in the famous Swiss Alps! After a scenic coach ride to Lucerne, a guide will take you on a brief tour of the city before leaving you to explore.

    Ride on the new 8-seater Gondola, the ‘TITLIS Xpress’ from the Endelberg to the Stand station; covering the distance in just 16 minutes! Then board a cable car to 3020-metre-tall Mt Titlis. The gondola revolving cable car ROTAIR revolves 360 degrees, treating you to idyllic panoramic views of steep rock faces, deep crevasses and distant snow-covered mountain peaks.

    Mt Titlis is the land of eternal snow, with attractions and activities such as Europe's highest suspension bridge and snow tubing. At Mt Titlis you can have winter fun even in the summer!

    Itinerary

    You will be picked up in an air-conditioned coach from the Sihlquai bus parking near Zurich Main Train Station. Accompanied by a multi-lingual guide speaking English, Spanish and German, you will journey via Albis Pass and along the shores of Lake Lucerne to the city of Lucerne. It is the capital of the Canton of Lucerne and an important tourist destination due to its location on the shore of Lake Lucerne within sight of Mount Pilatus and Rigi.

    You will be taken on a short city tour and shown the main sites, including a visit to the Lion Monument. The famous carving of a dying lion by Bertel Thorvaldsen, a renowned Danish/Icelandic sculptor, commemorates the hundreds of Swiss guards who were massacred during the French Revolution in 1792. After visiting the Lion Monument, you will have about an hour at leisure to explore the place on your own.

    Further on, proceed to Engelberg, a famous ski resort (3028 metres). Now travel time from the Endelberg to Stand station will be cut in half due to a new introduced ‘TITLIS Xpress’; the 8-seater gondola. You will have to change only once at the station 'Stand' to reach Mt. Titlis. The new Gondolas are equipped with generous panoramic windows and a modern levelled easy walk-in entry coupled with a cabin height of 2.1 meters will ensure a smooth and comfortable entry and exit. Waiting time at the Valley Station will be significantly reduced; journey from Engelberg to the station Stand takes just 16 minutes and thus more time can be spent on Mt. Titlis.

    Mount Titlis is a glacier paradise at a height of 3000 metres and offers an amazing snow and ice experience on the highest viewpoint in Central Switzerland. After reaching the top, you can enjoy a variety of attractions and the magnificent scenery of the Alps. There are restaurants, a sun terrace, Ice Grotto and much more. You can also board the Ice Flyer chairlift and enjoy sliding over the snow or use the Fun Lift for sledging.

    After a great time in the snow, you will return to Zurich. The tour ends at the Sihlquai bus parking (which is near Zurich main train station).

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • Transportation in air-conditioned coach
    • Multi-lingual guide (English, Spanish and German)
    • TITLIS Xpress gondola ride
    • Cable-car ride to Mount Titlis
    • Ride on the Ice Flyer and Fun Lift
    • Entrance to Ice Grotto

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Lunch
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm all details.

    There should be minimum 5 passengers for guaranteed departure. Should this number not be met for your chosen date you will be offered an alternative date or a full refund.

    During winters if a mountain has to close the cable cars/ cogwheel trains because of bad weather, there are two possible situations:

    If the news is received BEFORE the coach has left for the tour, your options are:
    • Postpone the tour to another day
    • Change the booking to another mountain (generally no refund because the tour is fully guided)
    • Change the booking to a day in Lucerne (in this case difference will be refunded)
    • Not taking any tour and getting full refund

    If the news is received AFTER the coach has already left, your options are:
    • Change the booking and going to another mountain (generally no refund, because the tour is fully guided)
    • Change the booking to a day in Lucerne (in this case refund will be paid)

    The New ‘TITLIS Xpress’ Gondola is now operating from "Engelberg Valley" station to the station "Stand", where customers change to the rotating cable car ROTAIR.

    Gerschnialp will be reached with the existing funicular which will run every 20-30 minutes depending on the season. The Angel Eyes Cable car from Gerschnialp to Truebsee will be operating hourly in the winter season.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have
  • Reviews
    • Excellent tour.. Had a great time

      Superb tour.. Guide was really good.. We had great time...

      aashutosh sane
    • Best experience in my travel history

      Time was tight at Mount titis. Other than that everything went well and tour was superb!...

      Stephanie Tan
    • Best tour experience i had in my life!

      Excellent...

      Mahjus Ekananda
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