■ Weather in Titlis
The most important thing on a trip to Titlis in Lucerne is the weather. Check your Titlis webcam in the morning to make sure the top is clear before going up. If you press the "Real-time webcam" button at the bottom, you can see the Titlis real-time webcam.
■ Cable car inspection period
Titlis is connected by a cable car. Before the start of the ski season, there is an inspection every November, so be sure to check the dates.
▶ Inspection period in 2017 (subject to change)
2019.11.04 ~ 11.15 No operation
■ Estimated travel time
To get from Lucerne to Titlis, you have to go through Engelberg, which is called the Town of Angels. It takes about an hour one way from Lucerne to Engelberg, and about 30 minutes from Engelberg to the top of Titlis. At the top of Titlis, there are various attractions such as Cliff Walk, Ice Palace, and a snow sledding range, so it takes about an hour to visit, and if you spend time at Lake Trupse on the way down, you will need more time. Typically, Korean tourists spend about 4 to 5 hours.
■ Titlis transportation costs
The three other famous mountains in Lucerne, Rigi and Pilatus, are free with a Swiss Travel Pass, whereas Titlis is one of the places that Eurail Pass holders, who have suffered a lot of losses on mountain trains, are welcome because there is no difference between Eurail Pass holders and Swiss Pass holders. Do.
▶ Lucerne-Pilatus round-trip ticket price
Return CHF 89
One way CHF 63
50% discount on all Swiss Travel Pass, Eurail Pass and 1/2 card holders
Like other mountains in Switzerland, no reservation is required.
■ How to climb Titlis
Unlike other mountains, there is only one way to get from Lucerne to Titlis.
Luzern -> Engelberg -> Titlis
Typically, you take the train to Engelberg from platform 13 at Lucerne Station. Trains from Interlaken come on platform 12, which are very close. It takes about an hour from Lucerne Station to Engelberg.
▶ the cable car station in Engelberg
The Engelberg cable car station from Engelberg Train Station to Titlis is a bit far away. It takes about 10 to 15 minutes on foot, and takes about 5 minutes by shuttle bus.
The bus departs right after 5-10 minutes after the train arrives, so if you are bothered to walk, it is better to take the bus, and if you want to feel Engelberg village, it is good to walk. Usually, Korean tourists take a bus to the cable car stop and walk back to it.
▶ Climb up Titlis by cable car
The way up from the cable car stop to Titlis is very simple. Just get on the cable car and go up. At first, you will ride a gondola with flags of various countries, and then ride the world's first 360 revolving cable car through Lake Tropsee. There is only one way to go up, so let's go up while enjoying the surrounding scenery comfortably.
▲ Engelberg cable car stop
▶ Titlis Summit Titlis
At 3,020m above sea level, Titlis is the only one among the three famous mountains in Lucerne to see the ice cap. Interlaken Jungfrau is also a great place for unplanned travelers. The ice palace built through glaciers, the Cliff Walk that connects the peaks with rocking rocks, and the ability to sled on the ice cap are the charms of Titlis.
▶ Lake Trübsee
If you're visiting Titlis in the summer, it's a good idea to take a break at Treps on your way down. It is a lake in the middle of the mountain, where you can fully enjoy the relaxation of Switzerland. There are rowboats on the lake, and each one pays for what they feel.