Best of Tour du Mont Blanc Trek

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On this 4-day best of the Tour du Mont Blanc trek, you will enjoy the highlights of the famous TMB, stopping in Italy, Switzerland, and France, and enjoying glaciers, lakes, valleys, forests, and delicious cuisine on the way!

Alps

4 Days

Jul, Aug, Sep

Fit

All Levels


Description

Join a 4-day condensed Tour du Mont Blanc trek and discover the best spots of this famous trek in the Alps. Explore gorgeous mountains and landscapes in Italy, France, and Switzerland and enjoy the delicious cuisine and culture of the region.

This best of the Tour du Mont Blanc trek starts in Geneva and will take you to explore emblematic places such as:

  • Val Ferret

  • Rifugio Bonatti

  • La Fouly

  • Champex-Lac

  • Bovine

  • Col de la Forclaz

  • Trient

  • Col de Balme

You will be transferred to Chamonix or Geneva when the trek is done. You can find a detailed day-by-day itinerary below.

Keep in mind that although this trek is not as challenging as the classic TMB trek, you will need a good fitness level and a love for nature and adventure.

Please inquire with us about availability to join one of our groups and prepare your hiking boots for an unforgettable adventure in the Mont Blanc massif. We look forward to guiding you!

Itinerary

Day 1: Courmayeur to Val Ferret

-Pick up: Geneva airport at 11:15 am/Vert Alp Hotel at 12:30 pm

-Drive to the Italian side of Mont Blanc.

-Hike up from the Val Ferret valley, enjoying incredible views of the backside of Mont Blanc along the way.

-Overnight at the remote Rifugio W. Bonatti hut, 2,025m of altitude.

Day 2: Val Ferret to La Fouly

-A steep trek to the Swiss border with beautiful views of the Mont Blanc south face.

-Rest.

-Trek to the highest point of the tour at 2,881m.

-Trek into Switzerland and back down the mountain. Along the way, sample some cheese on a local farm.

-La Fouly transfer to Champex-Lac. Optional swim and overnight.

Day 3: Champex-Lac to Trient

-Challenging hike to Bovine (which is famous for its cake).

-Afternoon descent through Col de la Forclaz, an important part of the Tour De France cycling race.

-Evening trek down to the Trient, with its lovely pink church. Overnight at a hotel.

Day 4: Trient to Argentière

Final day of hiking and trekking back to France.

-Early start to Col De Balme, for postcard views of Mont Blanc.

-Afternoon hike down the mountain, and through the meadows that lead to Le Tour.

-Transfer to Chamonix at 5:00 pm, or Geneva airport at 6:30 pm.

 

Details

Accommodation

Mountain huts and hotels, included in the price

Meeting point

Pick up at Geneva airport at 11:15 am, or Vert Lodge at 12:30 pm

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About the guide

We are Tom (UIMLA Mountain Leader) and Paul (UIAGM/IFMGA Mountain Guide), two friends who have worked in the outdoors for over 20 years each.

We have lived around the world and have an incredible wealth of outdoor experience and qualifications. We all love, work and play in the Swiss Alps.

We love sharing our local environment with guests and helping them to get the best out of their holidays. We have trips going out most weeks so come and join us or contact us if you would like something similar on a different date.


Deal opportunities

Join an existing group and pay much less

Jul 10, 2022 - Jul 13, 2022

EUR 635 per traveller

Jul 23, 2022 - Jul 26, 2022

EUR 635 per traveller

Jul 29, 2022 - Aug 01, 2022

EUR 635 per traveller

Aug 01, 2022 - Aug 04, 2022

EUR 635 per traveller

Aug 07, 2022 - Aug 10, 2022

EUR 635 per traveller

Aug 11, 2022 - Aug 14, 2022

EUR 635 per traveller

Aug 15, 2022 - Aug 18, 2022

EUR 635 per traveller

Aug 19, 2022 - Aug 22, 2022

EUR 635 per traveller

Aug 30, 2022 - Sep 02, 2022

EUR 635 per traveller

Sep 02, 2022 - Sep 05, 2022

EUR 635 per traveller

Aug 28, 2022 - Sep 01, 2022

EUR 635 per traveller

Jun 29, 2023 - Jul 02, 2023

EUR 671 per traveller

Jul 06, 2023 - Jul 09, 2023

EUR 671 per traveller

Jul 15, 2023 - Jul 18, 2023

EUR 671 per traveller

Jul 27, 2023 - Jul 30, 2023

EUR 671 per traveller

Aug 03, 2023 - Aug 06, 2023

EUR 671 per traveller

Aug 12, 2023 - Aug 15, 2023

EUR 671 per traveller

Aug 19, 2023 - Aug 22, 2023

EUR 671 per traveller

Aug 31, 2023 - Sep 03, 2023

EUR 671 per traveller

Sep 07, 2023 - Sep 10, 2023

EUR 671 per traveller


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Prices per person

Group of 1

EUR 635 Each

Group of 2

EUR 635 Each

Group of 3

EUR 635 Each

Group of 4

EUR 635 Each

Group of 5

EUR 635 Each

Group of 6

EUR 635 Each

Group of 7

EUR 635 Each

Group of 8

EUR 635 Each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation included

- Transport during the trip

- Breakfast

- Dinner


For booking assistance

Our experienced outdoor adventure team is ready to help you boost your experience and will assist you throughout the whole process, from the moment you choose a program until you return from your trip.



 

 

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