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From Zurich: Mount Titlis Day Tour

1. From Zurich: Mount Titlis Day Tour

Enjoy a day trip from Zurich to the winter wonderland of Mount Titlis with a guide. Discover the beauty of Lucerne, enjoy a scenic drive to Engelberg, experience an unforgettable adventure on the Ice Flyer chairlift, and cross the Titlis Cliff Walk bridge suspended over the Swiss Alps. Departing from Zurich, take a bus ride over the Albis Pass and along the shores of Lake Lucerne on the way to the city of Lucerne. Along the way, your tour guide will point out the city's most important sights and include a photo stop at the Lion Monument or the lakeside, depending on traffic. Afterward, enjoy some free time to explore Lucerne on your own. From there, continue the journey to Engelberg. The breathtaking ride up into the high alpine glaciers of Mount Titlis begins here. From the Rotair revolving cable car on your way up to the mountain, get spectacular views of the deep crevasses in the glaciers, and the immense chunks of ice that break off in spectacular fashion. Enjoy incredible views over the Swiss Alps from the Panorama Restaurant on top of Mount Titlis. Visit the Ice Grotto, or take the Ice Flyer chairlift to get up close to the glaciers at an altitude of over 9,800 feet (3,000 meters). Adventure seekers can slide through the snow and down the mountainside on a snow tube – the choice is yours.

From Lucerne: Titlis Half-Day Tour – Eternal Snow & Glacier

2. From Lucerne: Titlis Half-Day Tour – Eternal Snow & Glacier

Enjoy the unique scenery of expansive snowy landscapes and various glaciers on this tour of Mount Titlis. Ride a revolving cable car at 3,000 meters above sea level and glide across glaciers in a chair lift. Board your coach in Lucerne and meet your professional guide. Enjoy a scenic drive from Engelberg up into the high-alpine glacier world of Titlis Mountain. Enjoy the spectacular sight of the glacier's steep crevasses and gigantic ice boulders from the revolving cable car Rotair. The sun terrace on top of Titlis Mountain offers unforgettable views of the alpine panorama of the Swiss Alps. Visit the Glacier Cave and take a ride with the Ice Flyer chair lift to Glacier Park. Pass over Europe's highest suspension bridge and look forward to going snow tubing. Drive back to Lucerne in the late afternoon after an unforgettable winter experience.

From Zurich: Engelberg, Titlis, and Lucerne Day Tour

3. From Zurich: Engelberg, Titlis, and Lucerne Day Tour

Discover the peaks of the Swiss Alps and the picturesque mountain town of Engelberg. See icy glaciers, towering peaks such as Mount Titlis, and ride up a famous cableway. Go on a thrilling walk over a narrow bridge up high on the Cliff Walk, and cross a famous wooden footbridge over the Reuss River. Meet your driver-guide at the meeting point in Zurich, then drive through the countryside to the mountain resort of Engelberg and enjoy a charming journey through central Switzerland. Afterward, arrive at Engelberg, a pleasant alpine village known for its 12th-century monastery. Take in the view of the glacier, Mount Titlis at 10,626 ft (3,239 meters), and the Hahnen, at an altitude of 8530 ft (2,600 meters). This village is also famous for skiing in winter, and in summer, many people visit it for hiking, mountaineering, mountain biking, golf, and other activities. Ride up the famous cableway to a height of 9,908 ft (3020 meters) if you choose this option. Also, decide to go on the Rotair, the world's first revolving cable car, which offers an amazing 360-degree view of the Alps. Then, enter the Ice Grotto (if it is open) for another adventure. Experience the Ice Flyer chair lift and get close to the crevices as you visit Glacier Park. Next, walk through the cliff walk at Titlis to enjoy a splendid view of the mountain while you cross a 1-meter-wide bridge for 100 meters on the Cliff Walk. Dare yourself to look down from a dizzying height. When you finish this, stop off in the city of Lucerne as you make your way back to Zurich. See the Chapel Bridge, a wooden footbridge which crosses the River Reuss, and enjoy some free time in the Old Town. Finally, arrive back to Zurich to conclude your exciting Alpine experience.

Mount Titlis: Admission Ticket

4. Mount Titlis: Admission Ticket

Take a memorable trip to the stunning glacier around Mount Titlis by a gondola lift. Enjoy cliff walking, see a glacier cave, and visit the Trübsee Station before returning to the valley.  You will board the 8-seater gondola lift comfortably from the Titlis Valley Station in Engelberg up to 2450 m above sea level and then reach the summit station at 3020 m above sea level with a rotating gondola.   Enjoy different activities that are lots of fun in a stunning atmosphere. For example, brave the Titlis Cliff Walk with the spectacular suspension bridge high above the summit. Explore the frosty heart of Mount Titlis in the glacier cave. On the way back to the valley discover Trübsee Station at 1800 meters altitude and enjoy the peace and quiet of the Swiss mountains. Take a boat on the Trübsee, before you rejuvenate in one of the local pubs.

From Zurich: Lucerne and Engelberg Full-Day Tour

5. From Zurich: Lucerne and Engelberg Full-Day Tour

Discover the beauty of the Alps on this day trip by bus from Zurich to Lucerne and Engelberg. See the shimmering waters of Lake Lucerne and have free time to explore Lucerne. Visit a monastery in Engelberg and have time to soak up the charm of this village.  Hop aboard a climate-controlled bus with plenty of space at the centrally-located meeting point in Zurich. Take in the countryside as you pass by Lake Lucerne. Stop to visit the beautiful city of Lucerne with an hour of free time.  Continue to Engelberg to check out the stunning Baroque church of the monastery which was built by Benedictine monks in 1120 and still functions to this day. Spend the next 3 hours strolling through the village and shopping for souvenirs at a local cheese shop.  Alternatively, you can hike one of the well-prepared trails in the beautiful surroundings or take the funicular up to Gerschnialp to enjoy beautiful views of Engelberg. Return to your meeting point in Zurich at the end of your tour. 

Lucerne: Tandem-Paragliding Flight

6. 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 Zurich: Mt. Titlis, Glacier Paradise, and Lucerne Tour

7. From Zurich: Mt. Titlis, Glacier Paradise, and Lucerne Tour

Climb aboard a bus in Zurich and begin your excursion to the highest vantage point in Central Switzerland. Once in Engelberg, board the aerial cableway for a scenic trip from the green valley bottom to the high alpine glacier region of Mount Titlis. Feel the thrill of riding in the revolving ROTAIR gondola overlooking the Swiss Alps. Gaze at magical snow and ice, regardless of the time of year. Discover the mountaintop and visit the Ice Grotto. If the weather allows, ride the Ice Flyer, a modern chairlift offering spectacular views of glacier crevasses and ice falls. Walk over Europe’s highest suspension bridge at the Titlis Cliff Walk and sled on snow, even in summer, on the Fun Lift. Finally, travel to Lucerne and enjoy some free time to explore before heading back to Zurich.

From Zurich: Mount Titlis Snow Adventure Day Trip

8. From Zurich: Mount Titlis Snow Adventure Day Trip

Take a scenic coach journey from Zürich through the beautiful countryside and along the shores of Lake Lucerne to the charming town of Lucerne. Learn from your guide the landmarks like the Chapel Bridge, the Jesuit Church, and the Concert and Congress Hall. Explore the Old Town before seeing Engelberg. First, a breathtaking journey with the aerial cable car takes you to the middle station “Trübsee” where your snow adventure starts. Slide down the hill on snow tubes and try skiing on the beginner slopes – definitely a once-in-a-lifetime experience you shouldn't miss. Then, take the Rotair revolving cable car to the top of Mt. Titlis, located at 3,000 meters above sea level. From the sun terrace, you can enjoy magnificent views of the Swiss Alps and take some photos as a souvenir for those back home. Finally, in the late afternoon, descent with the aerial cable car and drive back to Zürich by coach.

Zurich: Mount Titlis with Ice Flyer and Lucerne small group

9. Zurich: Mount Titlis with Ice Flyer and Lucerne small group

Meet your driver-guide in Zurich, drive through the countryside and until the mountain resort of Engelberg on a charming journey through central Switzerland with a stopover in Lucerne. Admire the chapel bridge, the famous lion and spend a bit of free time in the Old town before taking a breathtaking journey into the high alpine mountain world with the Titlis Xpress aerial cable car. Explore Lucerne :a captivating city situated in the heart of Switzerland. Its breathtaking location on the shores of Lake Lucerne, surrounded by the majestic Swiss Alps, makes it a destination of unparalleled natural beauty. Steeped in history, Lucerne's Old Town is a labyrinth of narrow cobblestone streets lined with colorful buildings, boutique shops, and inviting cafes. Visitors are drawn to its iconic landmarks, such as the Chapel Bridge (Kapellbrücke) adorned with historic paintings, and the Water Tower standing guard nearby. Drive at the Alpine village of Engelberg, you will ride the famous cableway for 45 minutes up in the alps up to 3020 m. The Rotair is the first the world's first revolving cable car and offers a 360 degree panoramic view on the Alps. Meet a winter wonderland all year round at Mount Titlis which is at 3.028 meters. If open, step into the Ice Grotto and experience the ice flyer chair lift, which takes you close to the crevasses and down to the Glacier Park. Go snowtubing and whizz down a well-prepared slope – a truly unforgettable experience not to be missed!

Switzerland: Private Skiing Day Tour for any level

10. Switzerland: Private Skiing Day Tour for any level

Enjoy an unforgettable private skiing trip in the breathtaking Swiss Alps. You have never skied before? No worries, your ski teacher will take care of you and teach you the basics of skiing. The day starts with private car pick-up anywhere in Switzerland. Your guide will drive you to a ski resort that is suitable for your skiing skills. Here you will enjoy an unforgettable winter experience in the fairytale-like landscape of the Swiss Alps. Our all-round service includes the following: - private car pick-up and drop-off between your accommodation and the ski resort - advice on which ski resort to visit - help with equipment rental - teaching you the basics of skiing as long as the ski resort is open (4:30pm or 5pm in any ski resort) - help with organizing alternative activities in the ski resort such as sledging and snowshoe hiking. This case is relevant if you are a group and not all of you want to ski.

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One of the most breathtaking views I’ve ever seen! You have to try and plan the best weather to do this excursion (specifically Mt Titlis which isn’t always the easiest) but it is worth the money. Tour guides were prompt and very friendly, the coach driver done a great job too. 100% recommend.

I really liked the punctuality and kindness of the staff. Super recommended 10/10.

The coma didn't help, but overall it was a good experience

It was spectacular even though the weather was not perfect

It was a magical experience. Would go again and again