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Trekking Mont Blanc
Chamonix to Chamonix
Duration: 10 days
Tour code: EFMB

Highlights

Hike the soul-stirring Mont Blanc massif, witness alpine meadows and rocky peaks, conquer windswept cols and steep trails, earn that delicious mountain meal, stay in remote mountain refuges.

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.

What's included?

Staff & experts

Qualified International Mountain Leader as CEO throughout.

Meals

9 breakfasts, 5 dinners

Transport

Local bus, walking, cable car

Accommodation

Hotels (2 nts), basic hotels (2 nts, possibly multi-share), mountain refuges (5 nts, multi-share).

Included activities

Challenging mountain hikes led by an International Mountain Leader (IML) (7 days). All transport between destinations and to/from included activities.

Itinerary

Day 1
Chamonix
Arrive at any time.

Included activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

Day 2
Chamonix - Les Contamines-Montjoie
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.

Transport: Local bus

Included activities: Mont Blanc Trek - Les Houches to Les Contamines-Montjoie

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 3
Les Contamines-Montjoie - Les Chapieux
Hike the challenging 18km (11 mi) from Les Contamines to Les Chapieux.

Included activities: Mont Blanc Trek - Les Contamines-Montjoie to Les Chapieux

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 4
Les Chapieux - Courmayeur
Pass glacial lakes on the 23km (14 mi) trek from Les Chapieux to the Italian town of Courmayeur.

Included activities: Mont Blanc Trek - Les Chapieux to Courmayeur

Optional activities:

  • Cable Car Ride to Pointe Helbronner
  • Spa Centre of Pré St Didier
  • Rafting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Aosta Visit

Meals: breakfast

Day 5
Courmayeur
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.

Optional activities:

  • Spa Centre of Pré St Didier
  • Cable Car Ride to Pointe Helbronner

Meals: breakfast

Day 6
Courmayeur - Val Ferret
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.

Included activities: Mont Blanc Trek - Courmayeur to Val Ferret

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 7
Val Ferret - La Fouly
Embark on a long, steep hike of 20km (12 mi) followed by a stay in the Swiss mountain village of La Fouly.

Included activities: Mont Blanc Trek - Val Ferret to La Fouly

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 8
La Fouly - Trient
After a short bus journey to the picturesque village of Champex, follow the "Bovine Way" and trek 16km (10mi) from La Fouly to Trient.

Included activities: Mont Blanc Trek - La Fouly to Trient

Meals: breakfastdinner

Day 9
Trient - Chamonix
Enjoy a final day of trekking 14 km (8.6mi) over the Col de la Balme to the Chamonix valley.

Included activities: Mont Blanc Trek - Trient to Montroc

Meals: breakfast

Day 10
Chamonix
Depart at any time.

Included activities: Departure Day

Meals: breakfast

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