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Lucerne: Tandem-Paragliding Flight

1. Lucerne: Tandem-Paragliding Flight

You will begin by meeting your pilot at the train station. From there, take a quick cable car ride to get to the launch site where you'll listen to a brief safety briefing before going to "heaven". You'll soon feel the adrenaline pumping through your veins as you take in breathtaking views of the Alps. Soar like a bird, surrounded by stunning views of Lucerne, Engelberg, and Emmetten. Feel the freedom of the wind as your pilot takes you on an experience like never before. After landing in the valley, you will head back to the train station following an unforgettable day in the skies.

Mount Pilatus with Lake Cruise Private Tour from Basel

2. Mount Pilatus with Lake Cruise Private Tour from Basel

Start your tour with pickup at your accommodation and make your way to the train station in Basel. An intercity train will take you in 1 hour to central Lucerne, where you'll board a boat for a 1-hour cruise on Lake Lucerne. Enjoy the view of the surrounding mountains and and the waterfront of the city.  Arrive in Alpnachstad, where you'll switch to the cogwheel railway. The Pilatus railway operates between May and October and is the world's steepest cogwheel railway. The 35-minute journey takes you from 464 meters above sea level to the top of Mount Pilatus, at 2128 meters above sea level. At the top, your tour guide will show you some hidden military objects. Alternatively, you can climb up the stairs to the panoramic platform and enjoy the vast scenery. Your tour guide will take you through the gallery of dragons and tell you a myth about Mount Pilatus.  After the sightseeing tour, enjoy lunch in one of the two restaurants, where your tour guide will happily join you. Afterwards, take some free time to spend as you wish before you begin your descent. A panoramic gondola will take you down to Fräkmüntegg, where you will change to the 4-seat gondola. This section takes you above trees and meadows and down to the suburb Kriens. Head back to central Lucerne for your return trip back to Basel on an intercity train. Once back in Basel, your tour guide will accompany you to your accommodation. 

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What people are saying about Lucerne Railway Station

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 26 reviews

Did a tandem flight with my wife today, speechless landscape above the lake and beautiful mountains all around! We was so afraid, didn’t know exactly what to expect but Marius and his colleague helped us to get over the emotions. Everything was nice and smooth, definitely we’ll chose them again when we’ll come back to repeat the experience!

Highly recommend this! Everything went really smoothly from the very start and the experience was incredible. Toni was very helpful and wonderful!

Can’t recommended this highly enough ! Toni was amazing, the views were amazing and not scary at all, very comfortable.

Had such an amazing experience! Definitely recommend doing if you can !

Fantastic experience. Toni was friendly and very professional