People per Guide
Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Type of Trip
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!
Leaving from Les Houches, in France, we will see the beautiful Miage glaciers and cross the Bonhomme pass and Seigne pass. Then we will cross to Italy on day 4, where we sleep at the Bonatti refuge. The third country is of course Switzerland, where we spend two nights. Finally, we return to the French side and our trip ends in Argentière. For more details please check the itinerary below.
If you found this program interesting, please join me to discover this beautiful itinerary! Contact me for more information and let’s make the tour of Europe’s roof together!
Price per person
- 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.
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
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
Today we go to the Bonhomme pass, then descend back to our refuge.
Walking time 6hs
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
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
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
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
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
In mountain refuges.
We will avoid car transfers, so you will each carry our backpack. Therefore, avoid overpacking.
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.