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Trekking Mont Blanc

Mont Blanc, France & Italy

Trekking Mont Blanc

Hiking
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Start: Chamonix
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End: Chamonix

Trek the Alps from France to Italy and Switzerland along the Tour du Mont Blanc.

Activity
Hiking
LocationMont Blanc, France & Italy
Duration10 days
Start / EndChamonix / Chamonix
Tour operatorG Adventures

Mont Blanc, France & Italy

Trekking Mont Blanc

Hiking·
10 days·G Adventures
Start: Chamonix
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End: Chamonix

Description

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 yo...

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Itinerary

Day 1Chamonix

Arrive at any time. 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.

Day 2Chamonix/Les Contamines-Montjoie

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.

Day 3Les Contamines-Montjoie/Les Chapieux

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

Day 4Les Chapieux/Courmayeur

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

Day 5Courmayeur

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.

Day 6Courmayeur/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.

Day 7Val 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.

Day 8La 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.

Day 9Trient/Chamonix

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

Day 10Chamonix

Depart at any time.

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Accommodation

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

What's Included

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

Meals Included

9 breakfasts, 5 dinners

What to Take

Please note that this trip is rated Physical Grade 5 and is a backpacking trekking trip from start to finish. Passengers are required to carry their own packs and there are no support vehicles. It is possible to leave some gear at the hotel in Chamonix as the trip begins and ends here. Night stops and routes may vary depending on weather conditions, daily group progress and availability. Flexibili... Read more
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