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Wonderful Open Air Stanserhorn Ride with Panoramic Cookout

After a short 13 minute train ride to the nearby village of Stans and a short walk to the Stanserhorn Station, you board an oldtimer funicular originally installed in 1893 and travel through Swiss farmland and green pastures while you enjoy the surrounding Mt. Pilatus and Lake Lucerne.

Wonderful Open Air Stanserhorn Ride with Panoramic Cookout


12.30 RETURN


  • You experience the quickest way to get to 1800m/ 6000ft for the best views of the Alps after a 44 minute public transportation ride from the Lucerne train station.
  • You stand on an “over the mountain platform” to view the 320+ peaks of the Central Alps and you can see the world famous Eiger, Mönch & Jungfrau mountains.
  • You will enjoy the world’s only open air “CabriO” aerial cable car where you can stand outside on the upper deck as you travel up and down the Stanserhorn mountain.
  • You also ride on a refurbished oldtimer- funicular, originally installed in 1893, that was one of the first such railway systems in the world.
  • You will get ‘Switzerland 101’ in just half a day and gain an insight into the people and place as your guide will explain the history and the culture of the area.
  • You get to enjoy a taste of local Swiss “slow food” as your guide grills Swiss sausages in the outdoor BBQ area. (For vegetarians we’ll prepare tofu shish kebabs)
  • You also have free time to walk on your own around on the 1800m/6000ft summit.
  • You return to Lucerne with a sense of how Switzerland was formed, founded and functions today and have the rest of the afternoon for other fun things to do and see .


May  to  October
Children under 6 years are free of charge.
Children from 6 to 16 get a reduction of 50%.
All prices quoted in Swiss Francs (CHF) per person based on a minimum of two people participating. (Single surcharge: CHF 160.00)

Rate list:

Adult Standard : CHF 350.00
Adult with Half-Tax Card : CHF 305.00
Adult with Swiss/Tell-Pass/GA : CHF 270.00
Child Standard (age 6 to 16) : CHF 175.00
Child Half-Tax Card : CHF 152.50
Child Swiss/Tell-Pass/GA : CHF 135.00

* Rate List from 2 to 4 persons.
  Single Supplement +CHF 50.
  5 or more contact ECHO Trails

The rates include:

  • All transportation by train, funicular, and aerial cable car
  • Outdoor Cookout with local Swiss “slow food”
  • English speaking Guide providing Switzerland 101 so you get a sense of the people and the place

The rates exclude:

  • All items of a personal nature.
  • There is a self-serve restaurant and souvenir shop at the top for those still hungry or thirsty or who want to shop.

Cancellation policy

The tour departs rain or shine. Full refund up to 24 hours prior to the tour departure, 50% refund if cancelled by 6.00 p.m. on the day before departure, no refund on the day of departure.

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