8-day Mount Cervino hiking tour

Join Jon, an IFMGA certified guide, on this 8-day Mount Cervino hiking tour. Discover the most iconic mountain of the Alps enjoying it from every angle!




Trip Duration

8 days

Mountain Range


People per Guide

8 people

Trip Level


Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified



    This 8-day Mount Cervino hiking tour is a great way to walk around the most iconic mountain in the Alps, without the need of alpine technical knowledge!

    Mount Cervino (4478 m), or Matterhorn (by its german name), is the most renown mountains in the Alps. Due to its pyramidal shaped peak it is visited by thousands of tourists every year. And it’s, beyond any doubt, one of the most beautiful places to walk around in Europe. Indeed it’s surrounded by lots of 4000 m peaks, which make this tour an amazing experience.

    And, although it looks like a rough mountain to hike, during summer there is no technical difficulty to walk around it. Instead, this Mount Cervino hiking tour goes through great distances and different altitudes in a simple way.

    Moreover we’ll cross two beautiful glaciers along the path. Plus we’ll make lots of hikes to different peaks, where we’ll see the great Cervino from different angles.

    So please contact me to make this 8-day Mount Cervino hiking tour happen. And please specify any requests that you may have, so I can make the proper arrangements in advance

    And if you’d like to check out some of my other programs, please take a look at my 7-day Chamonix mountaineering course or my Mount Aneto ascent .


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    Price per person

    Group of 1
    2400 EUR

    Group of 2
    1200 EUR

    Group of 3
    800 EUR

    Group of 4
    600 EUR

    Group of 5
    550 EUR

    Group of 6
    500 EUR

    Group of 7
    450 EUR

    Group of 8
    350 EUR


    Price includes

    • Guiding fee


    • Day 1Arrival

      Arrival at St Niklaus (1227 m) on Zermatt valley.

    • Day 2St. niklaus to Gruben

      Cable car from St. Niklaus (1227 m) to Jungu (1958 m). Hike up to Augstbordpass (2894 m). Then hike down to Gruben (1818 m).

    • Day 3Gruben to Zinal

      Hike up the valley to Forcletta pass (2874 m). Then down to Zinal (1675 m).

    • Day 4Zinal to Maury mountain hut

      Early start going up to Sorebois pass (2800 m). We’ll see the beautiful lake Maury (2250 m). Then hike down to Maury mountain hut (2825 m).

    • Day 5Maury mountain hut to Arolla

      Hike to Torrent pass (2916 m). Hike down to Villa (1700 m) from where we’ll take a bus to Arolla (2000 m).

    • Day 6Arolla to Prarayer mountain hut

      hike through the Arolla Glacier up to Col Collon (3082 m). Long way down to Prarayer mountain hut (2010 m).

    • Day 7Prarayer mountain hut to Cervinia

      Hike to col de Valcornera (3072 m). Then walk down and Bus to Cervinia.

    • Day 8Departure

      Hike through Cervino’s mountainsides to Zermatt. Walk around Zermatt if wanted. Drive back home.


    Other details

    Skill level required


    Fitness level required


    More info

    A minimum of 5 people is required for this expedition.

    Included Personal equipment (if necessary) :

    - Ice axe and crampons.

    - Harness.

    Personal equipment recommended:

    – 40L backpack.

    – Thermal underwear.

    – warm jacket.

    – GoreTex jacket and pants.

    – Hood, gloves (2 pairs) and goggles.

    – Snacks (on the mountain huts we'll only have breakfast and dinner).

    – Warm sack if desired (on the mountain huts there will be blankets).

    – Sunscreen and lip balm.

    – Basic toilet kit.

    – Personal first aid kit.

    – Thermos.

    – Cash (many mountain hut don't take credit cards).

    – Mountain federate card.


    About the Guide


    UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide from Spain

    I’m a mountain guide and alpine ski instructor and trainer.

    Since many years ago I enjoy transmitting the enthusiasm that I feel for the mountains, in any of the possible mountain disciplines: alpinism, ski, climbing…

    I’ve always had a special interest for sports and teaching sports at all levels, from beginners to complex guiding in all kind of mountain terrain.



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