Rating in France
$ 1631

Tour du Mont Blanc Week

Trekking  +  walking
Trekking + walking
min $ 1631
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Chamonix
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 1631
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  • At a glance
  • Itinerary
  • What's included
  • Accom.details
  • Dates & prices

At a glance

Your chance to
Trek famous circuit in one week
At a glance
5 nights 2 and 3 star hotels, 2 nights Inns
A fast and light way to complete the Mont Blanc Circuit
The Mont Blanc Circuit is deservedly one of Europe's classic walks, circumnavigating western Europe's highest mountain. This exciting itinerary concentrates on some of the most spectacular sections of the circuit, thus enabling us to produce a hard and exhilarating one-week trip for the trekking enthusiast. Overnighting in simple family-run accommodation, we trek clockwise around the Mont Blanc Massif, enjoying hearty local cuisine from three countries, phenomenal views and some of Europe's best walking.
Walk profile
Daily distance in km/miles:

Day 2 18.0km/11.2miles
Day 3 14.0km/8.7miles
Day 4 20.0km/12.4miles
Day 5 19.0km/11.8miles
Day 6 16.0km/9.9miles
Day 7 14.0km/8.7miles


Number of days walking:
6
Pace:
Approximately 8-9hrs walking per day
Terrain:
Low altitude; good paths with some steep ascents

Itinerary

Itinerary
1
Day 1
Start Col de la Forclaz.

2
Day 2
Follow Bovine Route to the pretty village of Champex Lac and on to Orsières.

3
Day 3
From La Fouly climb to the highest point (2536m), Grand Col Ferret, and descend into Italy.

4
Day 4
Trek from Val Veny over Col de la Seigne to Les Chapieux (1549m).

5
Day 5
A tougher day over two cols; Croix du Bonhomme (2443m) and Col du Bonhomme (2329m); descend to Les Contamines.

6
Day 6
Over the Col du Tricot to the Chamonix Valley.

7
Day 7
Our final day trekking takes us past Lac Blanc - 2352m, before descending to Chamonix.

8
Day 8
End Chamonix.

Guided Group
This is a small group adult holiday. The group is usually between 4 and 14 in size, with an average of 12 like-minded clients booking individually, in a couple or as friends together.
Activity level
You have a good level of fitness and are looking for a physically challenging holiday. Previous experience is essential for activity based trips.

What's included

What's included
All breakfasts and 6 dinners
What's not included
Travel insurance

Accom.details

Accommodation details
Hotels & Inns
Throughout the trek we use long-established family run 2 and 3-star (equivalent) hotels and inns. Most of the hotels/inns have stunning locations often with panoramic vistas over the mountains and culturally represent the countries and environment they are in. These hotels are a vital source of income to the local community. All are clean and well run and set up with the needs of the trekker in mind.

Single rooms not available

Dates & prices

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 13 Aug 16 - Sat 20 Aug 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,445
Sat 03 Sep 16 - Sat 10 Sep 16

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,445
Sat 01 Jul 17 - Sat 08 Jul 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,385
Sat 15 Jul 17 - Sat 22 Jul 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,385
Sat 12 Aug 17 - Sat 19 Aug 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,385
Sat 02 Sep 17 - Sat 09 Sep 17

 

Price excl. flights (pp) from EUR €1,385
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Exodus
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