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Lucerne Railway Station

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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.

From Basel: Private Pilatus Golden Tour with Lake Cruise

2. From Basel: Private Pilatus Golden Tour with Lake Cruise

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 18 reviews

Toni was amazing! He took my two daughters today paragliding and they both had an amazing time. He is sweet, fun and very good with teens. Everything was easy and he gave us a lot of tips for our trip! Highly recommend him and he speaks Spanish which was a huge plus for us! Thank you Toni

The experience was stunning, I really recommend do paragliding with Antonio, knowledgeable instructor and lovely human.

It was a wonderful and breathtaking experience! Toni was very friendly. We felt very comfortable and safe.

Great experience Tony and Mario were great instructors no. I would recommend this to all

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