Trekking Mont Blanc
10 days from Chamonix-Mont-Blanc to Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
From $ 1849
Duration10 days

Experience the rarified air of Europe as you trek the Alps from France to Italy and Switzerland along the Tour du Mont Blanc. This challenging hiking circuit will reward you with mesmerizing views of glaciers, steep valleys, and, of course, Mont Blanc itself. Travel across high passes and through Alpine meadows, recharging at night with delicious mountain cuisine in simple refuges. Challenge yourself to conquer one of the world's premiere hiking routes, uncovering the alpine heart of Europe on this incredible active adventure.

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  • Duration: 10 days
    Service level: Basic
  • Starts in: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
    Physical Grading: Challenging
  • Ends in: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc
    Ages: 12+
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Itinerary

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Day 1: Chamonix

Start place: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Our circuit begins and ends in Chamonix, France.

This evening is our first opportunity to try out some of the best Alpine specialities in a typical restaurant, such as Cheese fondue, Tartiflette or Raclette accompanied with some famous "Vin de Savoie" wine.
Arrive at any time.

End place: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Day 2: Chamonix/Les Contamines-Montjoie

Start place: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

We set off this morning after breakfast for our first day of hiking. We'll take the bus to the village of Les Houches, where we begin with a cable car ride to Bellevue. From here on a clear day you’ll enjoy great views of the Chamonix Valley and the Mont Blanc Range, before beginning our hike to Les Contamines.
Travel to Les Houches and enjoy a 24km (14 mi) hike through the stunning countryside to Les Contamines and savour a delicious dinner in the evening.

End place: Les Contamines-Montjoie

Meals: B, D
Day 3: Les Contamines-Montjoie/Les Chapieux

Start place: Les Contamines-Montjoie

Hike the challenging 18km (11 mi) from Les Contamines to Les Chapieux.

End place: Les Chapieux

Meals: B, D
Day 4: Les Chapieux/Courmayeur

Start place: Les Chapieux

Pass glacial lakes on the 23km (14 mi) trek from Les Chapieux to the Italian town of Courmayeur.

End place: Courmayeur

Meals: B
Day 5: Courmayeur

Start place: Courmayeur

Today we have a scheduled rest day to put up our weary feet or take the opportunity to enjoy the lovely town of Courmayeur and La Saxe.

Enjoy an optional dinner with the group and our leader to taste some of the Italian Alpine specialities offered in Courmayeur's many atmospheric restaurants.
The picturesque mountain town of Courmayeur is an ideal backdrop for a free day. Opt to ride a cable car to Pointe Helbronner or go for a day hike.

End place: Courmayeur

Meals: B
Day 6: Courmayeur/Val Ferret

Start place: Courmayeur

Hike the 14km (8.6 mi) from Courmayeur to the Italian Val Ferret. It's a steep climb but the rewarding views are worth it.

End place: Val Ferret

Meals: B, D
Day 7: Val Ferret/La Fouly

Start place: Val Ferret

Embark on a long, steep hike of 20km (12 mi) followed by a stay in the Swiss mountain village of La Fouly.

End place: La Fouly

Meals: B, D
Day 8: La Fouly/Trient

Start place: La Fouly

After a short bus journey to the picturesque village of Champex, follow the "Bovine Way" and trek 16km (10mi) from La Fouly to Trient.
Meals: B, D
Day 9: Trient/Chamonix
Enjoy a final day of trekking 14 km (8.6mi) over the Col de la Balme to the Chamonix valley.

End place: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Meals: B
Day 10: Chamonix

Start place: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Depart at any time.

End place: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc

Meals: B

Inclusions

Included

  • Challenging mountain hikes led by an International Mountain Leader (IML) (8 days)
  • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
  • Transport

    Local bus, Walking, Cable car
  • Accommodation

    Hotels (2 nts), Basic hotels (2 nts, possibly multi-share), Mountain refuges (5 nts, multi-share)
  • Meals

    9 breakfasts,
    5 dinners

Dates & availability: Trekking Mont Blanc

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