8-day Tour du Mont Blanc traversing 3 countries

Jérôme, UIMLA mountain leader, offers you a fantastic 8-day Tour du Mont Blanc. From France to Italy and then Switzerland, sleeping in mountain huts.

 
 
 

Details

 

Trip Duration

8 days

Mountain Range

Alps

People per Guide

-

Trip Level

Intermediate

Offer Period

Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep

Type of Trip

Not specified


 

This Tour du Mont Blanc is one of the most beautiful itineraries in the Alps. In fact, it’s a journey around the mythical Mont Blanc, moving from hut to hut.

During this tour you will get the chance to contemplate summits, needles and glaciers in an incredible high mountain environment. It’s the perfect place to get away from your hectic daily life, with unbeatable views. Besides, you will reconnect with the nature and the mountain.

Prepare your backpack and meet me for this beautiful hike traversing three countries!

 

Price per person

 
1 Person
650 EUR

 

Price includes

 
  • Guiding fee
 

 

What happens if I need to cancel the trip?
If you decide to cancel, you’ll get a 100% refund (minus fees) if the cancellation is notified up to 60 days before the start of the tour, a 75% refund (minus fees) if you cancel between 59 and 30 days before the start of the tour, and a 50% refund if you cancel between 29 and 21 days before the start of the tour. If you cancel less than 21 days before the first day of the tour, you won’t receive a refund.Take into account, however, that if accommodation, flights or transfers were included in the trip you booked, then a different policy may apply as the guide will be bound by the provider’s cancellation policy.

What happens if the guide cancels the trip because of bad weather/unsuitable conditions?
If bad weather or unsuitable conditions force the guide to cancel the trip, he or she will: a) propose a similar activity at a different place where conditions are better, or b) propose to postpone the activity until a later date, or c) cancel. If you refuse option a), our cancellation policy will apply. Please note, however, that the call to cancel a trip due to bad weather can only be made by the guide (not the client).

What happens if the guide doesn’t show up or cancels for personal reasons?
If the guide cancels for reason of injury or other, you will get a 100% refund on your trip.

 

Itinerary

 
  • Day 1: Miage or Truc refuge

    We meet at the cable car of Bellevue (Les Houches) at 9AM. Ascent by cable car to the Miage or Truc refuge.
    Walking time 4:50hs
    D +771/-845m

  • Day 2: Contamines-Monjoie area

    We leave the environment of the Miage glaciers going back down to Contamines-Monjoie. We go through the balcons above the village, on a roman path. We reach the refuge.
    Walking time 6hs
    D +957/-963m

  • Day 3: Bonhomme pass

    Today we go to the Bonhomme pass, then descend back to our refuge.
    Walking time 6hs
    D +987/-916

  • Day 4: Seigne pass - Italy

    Today we traverse the valley until the Seigne pass. There we take a new path and descend to our refuge in Italy.
    Walking time 7hs
    D +1000/-950m

  • Day 5: Bonatti refuge

    Today we go to Courmayeur. Then we go the the forest that reaches the Mont Blanc balcons. We finally get to the Bonatti refuge.
    Walking time 6hs
    D +930/-800m

  • Day 6: Ferret pass

    Today we’ll go to the small Ferret pass (if conditions allow). Then we will reach the Fouly hamlet, in Switzerland. Transfer to Champex for the night.
    Walking time 6:20hs
    D +720/-900m

  • Day 7: Arpette fenêtre

    We go up the beautiful valley that ends at the Arpette fenêtre. From there we get wonderful views of the glaciers to the Trient village.
    Walking time 7:15hs
    D +1200/-1400m

  • Day 8: Balme pass - Argentière

    During the last day we return to France by the Balme pass. We will find the French side of Mont Blanc. We descend to Argentière, where the trip ends.
    From there you can take the train to Les Houches (not included).
    Walking time 5:30hs
    D +830/-980m

 
 

Other details

 
Meeting point
At the Bellevue cable car station (Les Houches).
Accommodation

In mountain refuges.

More info

We will avoid car transfers, so you will each carry our backpack. Therefore, avoid overpacking.

Disclaimer
The mountain leader reserves the right to modify the program of this tour and the itinerary of the hike due to organizational, safety and/or weather reasons.
 

About the Guide

 
 

I'm an international mountain leader (UIMLA) working the all year round in the mountains with different types of clients. I love sharing my expertise, knowledge and passion for nature with people who wants to enjoy a good time in the mountains. We can go from 1/2 to several days together.
I will let you discover the mountains, the nature and the fauna. I particularly enjoy approaching animals, you should come and experience it with me. I'm also organizing specific hikes for photographers which allow us to see the environment and humans differently.
My specialties are photography and handicapped people who I bring up there !
I also enjoy travelling abroad because I love discover new things and learn from new cultures.
Please get in touch with me if you come in Haute Savoie. It will be my pleasure to guide you in my backcountry.

 
 
FROM 650 EUR per person

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