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Mont Blanc Winter Activity Week

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Tour details
Destinations: Les Contamines-Montjoie, Mer de Glace
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Guide language: English
Price: min $ 1749
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  • At a glance
  • Itinerary
  • What's included
  • Accom.details
  • Dates & prices

Your chance to
Explore spectacular mountain scenery
At a glance
5 days of mixed activities
Try a variety of winter activities in classic alpine scenery
The Mont Blanc region justifiably lays claim to some of the most spectacular mountain scenery in the world, and is the perfect setting for our week of activities. From cross-country skiing at the foot of Mont Blanc itself to dogsledding and a visit to the Mer de Glace, we explore the area with a mixture of activities and free time to exploit the dramatic scenery and experience winter in the Alps.

Itinerary
1
Day 1
Start Les Contamines.

2
Day 2
Half day cross-country skiing in Les Contamines area.

3
Day 3
Half day guided snowshoe walk along an old Roman track; afternoon free for downhill skiing or relax.

4
Day 4
Guided tour of Chamonix with optional visits to the Cristal museum and the Alpine museum; afternoon train to Mer de Glace for short snowshoe walk.

5
Day 5
Free day in Chamonix.

6
Day 6
Transfer to Megeve; half day dog sledding.

7
Day 7
Full day guided snowshoe outing.

8
Day 8
End Les Contamines.

Activity level
You are reasonably fit, enjoy the outdoors and are looking for some exercise. Some previous experience is preferable for activity based trips.

What's included
Return flights to Geneva with British Airways or Swiss Airlines, airport transfers (for group flights only)
What's not included
Travel insurance

Accommodation details
Hotel La Gelinotte 2*
Located in a lovely part of the les Contamines and just 15 minutes from the centre of the village at the foot of the Mont Joly, the hotel La Gelinotte is our home for the week. With a nice dining area, bar, and comfortable rooms, we enjoy a warm welcome and a friendly atmosphere. All rooms are en suite.

These are ‘land only’ prices which require you to book your own flights and join the rest of the group on Day 1 of the trip. For more information please see Trip Notes

Date Price excl. flights (pp) from
Sat 17 Dec 16 - Sat 24 Dec 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,555
Sat 14 Jan 17 - Sat 21 Jan 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,485
Sat 04 Feb 17 - Sat 11 Feb 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,595
Sat 23 Dec 17 - Sat 30 Dec 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,565
Sat 13 Jan 18 - Sat 20 Jan 18

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,525
Sat 03 Feb 18 - Sat 10 Feb 18

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,615
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