Advance booking required for Matterhorn paradise?

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Jun 2, 2017 - 4:01 AM

I would like to have a day trips to Matterhorn paradise and Pilatus (Golden round trip from Luzerne) on June 13 and June 10th. Am I required to make a advance booking/reservation for this trip? I have a Swiss travel pass. How busy/crowed these scenic places? Can I buy the tickets whenever I reach there?

I have tried to make a booking or purchase a ticket at /customer.php.

It has only the mailing options to ship to my address; not a option to print out the ticket. Please advise; I do not want to spend lot of time in standing in the line.


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Jun 2, 2017 - 10:08 AM in reply to mncbabu

Hi mncbabu,

You can not reserve spots on the trains and gondolas for these destinations. Only panoramic trains take reservations normally in Switzerland.

It may well be busy and you may have to stand in line for some trips in Switzerland - going early in the day is often best.

I know some places like Stanserhorn you can book a time on the gondola when the days are expected to be very busy - I haven't heard about that option at Glacier Paradise/Klein Matterhorn or for Mt. Pilatus or any other mountain actually.

Mt. Pilatus is free with the Swiss Travel Pass but you still have to go in line to get a ticket with a bar code to get into the gondolas etc.


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