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7-Day Tour du Mont Blanc (Comfort Hotel)

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7-Day Tour du Mont Blanc (Comfort Hotel)
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This is a famous classic. Hike around the highest mountain of Europe along well-marked trails whilst discovering the impressive and magical high mountain universe. Along long valleys and through green pastures, the mountain passes invite you to travel. Balme, Ferret, la Seigne, les Fours, le Bonhomme, mountain passes as famous as the highest peaks which surround them!

To hike around the Mont Blanc also means discovering a region of thriving traditions, three countries linked by the roof of Europe: the Swiss Valais, the Italian Aosta valley and the French Savoies.

Accommodations:

  • 4 nights in twin/double bedrooms in hotels.
  • 2 nights in twin/double bedroom in very comfortable gites with private bathroom.
  • 3 person-bedroom possible for single registration and if odd number in the group.
  • One single room possible per tour (supplement: €290)
  • All accommodation offers hot showers (included in the price).

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Day 1: Meet in Chamonix, Hike Lac Blanc to Argentiere (D)

*** Meeting on Sunday at 9:45am at the Flegere gondola in les Praz, Chamonix.

Ascend in the Flegere gondola to the Balcons du Mont Blanc to reach the Lac Blanc at 2300m. Descend on the path which winds through the forest to the village Argentiere.

5.5 hour walk / Elevation: +450m -950m

Meals included: Dinner
Budget Accommodations: Hotel along Mont Blanc (double room)

Day 2: Hike Bovine or Arpette to Champex (BLD)

Transfer to Switzerland to the Col de la Forclaz (20/30 minutes lift). Cross through the pastures of Bovine via a balcony trail overlooking the Rhone valley. If the natural conditions and the fitness of the group allow it, ascent to a more "high mountain" route along the Trient Glacier to reach the Fenetre d'Arpette (2700m).

5.5 hour walk / Elevation: +800m -750m (via Bovine)
6 hour walk / Elevation: +980m -970m (via Arpette)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Budget Accommodations: Hotel along Mont Blanc (double room)

Day 3: Hike Grand Col Ferret to Arnouva (BLD)

Bus transfer to the village La Fouly (about 1h). Climb up to the Col Ferret (2537m), border with Italy. You may encounter the local famers of La Peule. Descend into the Italian Val Ferret in the impressive foothills of Pre de Bar Glacier and Mont Dolent, meeting point between France, Switzerland and Italy. Night in very comfortable gite in Arnouva or possible transfer by public bus to a hotel in La Palud, depending on availability.

5 hour walk / Elevation: +840m -750m

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Budget Accommodations: Hotel along Mont Blanc (double room)

Day 4: Hike Mont de la Saxe to Courmayeur (BLD)

Ascend to the refuge Bonatti. Follow the exceptional balcony trail of the Mont de la Saxe facing the Mont Blanc, the Mont Dolent, L'Aiguille du Triolet, the Grandes Jorasses and more. Descend to Courmayeur and night in a hotel.

5.5 hour walk / Elevation: +650m -1200m

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Budget Accommodations: Hotel along Mont Blanc (double room)

Day 5: Hike Col de la Seigne to Les Chapieux (BLD)

Bus transfer to La Visaille (about 30 mins). Climb the Val Veny via the glacial Lake Miage to the Col de la Seigne forming the border between Italy and France. Detour possible via le Balcon de Checroui and le Mont Fortin, unveiling another angle of the impressive Mont-Blanc range. Night in a very comfortable gîte in Les Chapieux.

6 hour walk / Elevation: +850m -650m

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Budget Accommodations: Hotel along Mont Blanc (double room)

Day 6: Hike Col Bonhomme to Les Contamines-Montjoie (BLD)

Climb up into the pastures to the Col du Bonhomme (2329m), once frequented by peddlers. Descend via the old Roman road to the chapel at Notre-Dame-de-la-Gorge. Short transfer and night in a hotel in Les Contamines.

6 hour walk / Elevation: +850m -1500m

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Budget Accommodations: Hotel along Mont Blanc (double room)

Day 7: Hike Col du Tricot or Champel to Les Houches (BL)

Short transfer to the departure point. Climb up to the Bionnassay glacier passing through the village of Champel or via the Col du Tricot (2120m), a viewpoint not to be missed over the Chamonix valley, the Domes de Miage and the Mont Blanc all so close! Descend to Les Houches.

5 hour walk / Elevation: +750m -800m (via Champel)
6.5 hour walk / Elevation: +1100m -1250m (via Col du Tricot).

End point Saturday around 4:00pm at the Prarion cable car in Les Houches.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

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7-Day Tour du Mont Blanc (Comfort Hotel)
from $1695 USD
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NOTE: Prices are per person in U.S. dollars based on double/triple occupancy. All quotations are based on the current rates of park fees, VAT, other government taxes, and current exchange rates. Should any of these be increased or a new tax introduced, these increases will be added on even if your trip has already been paid for.

INCLUDES:
  • All accommodations per itinerary
  • All meals per itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • All tours and entrance fees per itinerary (unless listed as excluded)
  • All transportation and transfers per itinerary
  • Professional mountain guide
  • Breakfasts and dinners at the accommodations, picnic lunch and simple snacks on the trail
  • Accommodation in gites, refuges and/or small hotels
  • Baggage transport between accommodation
  • Bus transfers
EXCLUDES:
  • International and domestic flights
  • Meals not listed
  • Beverages and alcohol
  • Tips for guides, drivers, hotel staff
  • Optional tours
  • Single room supplement
  • Personal expenses (visas, airport taxes, Internet, etc.)
  • Transportation to/from starting and ending points
  • Drinks
  • Tourist visits

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