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Tour du Mont Blanc Sud, 6-day Hike in the Alps from Les Houches to Val Ferret

Markus, a certified GeoGuide, takes you on the Tour du Mont Blanc Sud hiking tour, along the south side of the impressive massif, from Les Houches to Val Ferret.

Mountain RangeAlps
Duration6 days
Offer periodJul
Skill LevelIntermediate
Fitness LevelFit
Type of tripGroup


  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Mont Blanc massi along a 6-day hike

  • Go hiking on beautiful trails through France, Italy and Switzerland

  • Discover spectacular alpine landscapes over mountain passes and valleys


Come enjoy the stunning view of the highest massif in the Alps with a 6-day hiking tour through France, Italy and Switzerland. After guiding the Tour du Mont Blanc several times on the north side of the massif, this time I propose you to join me on this Tour du Mont Blanc Sud, along the south side of this impressive group of mountains.

We will be hiking on good mountain trails over passes and valleys, staying  in alpine huts and in simple hotels, marveling ourselves at the increasingly prominent mountain peaks surrounding us. This is a tour with an international flair, covering three different countries, with spectacular mountain panorama views you will surely remember for a long time!



3 nights at simple hotels or guesthouse in a double room, 2nights in alpine club huts, shared rooms. (No single rooms available).


Prices and program are subject to change

More info

Meals: Half-board regime. Daytime snack from the backpack or packed lunch when possible. For 2 days, we will stay in villages where we can go shopping in grocery stores. On the day of arrival individual catering. Equipment: Hiking / mountain boots with a very good thread. Poles, if possible (If you wish, I can rent you this material). Together with detailed information upon booking you will also receive a detailed packing list.

Meeting point

Zürich, or to be determined Departure from Zurich HB at 07.30, from Lausanne at 09.50, via Martigny to France Les Houches (France) at 12.31 Return From Ferret at 3.45 pm, via Visp and Bern. Zurich HB at 19.58 pm




Day 1: Les Houches (France)- Hiking to Les Contamines (France)

Day 2 to 5: Hiking from Les Contamines (France) over passes to Courmayeur and Val Ferret (Italy)

Day 6: Hike from Val Ferret (Italy) to Ferret (Switzerland). Return from Ferret

About the guide

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Markus Glättli, Hiking Leader with Federal Diploma of Professional Education and Training, Ranger BZW and GeoGuide Sardona.

Let you whisk away in unique landscapes in Switzerland, the Cinque Terre, the Chamonix region or even Finnish Lapland. Learn stories, legends and interesting information and enjoy local delicious products of the region.

Enjoy full service for individual customers, small groups or companies. Take the time and enjoy the beauty and uniqueness of unspoilt nature. Experience nature.

I offer tours in English, German and French.

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Prices per person

Group of 1

CHF 1186 each

Group of 2

CHF 1186 each

Group of 3

CHF 1186 each

Group of 4

CHF 1186 each

Group of 5

CHF 1186 each

Group of 6

CHF 1186 each

Group of 7

CHF 1186 each

Group of 8

CHF 1186 each

Want a different number of travellers?

Price includes

- Guiding fee

- Accommodation

- Transportation from your hotel/airport (if in area) to the start of the trip and back

- Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Price details

The price include: guiding fee, trip organisation and multilingual guide, 6 guided hikes (every day, also on arrival and departure day! All stages are connected), accommodation with 4 half-board meals and 1 breakfast in Courmayeur

Train journey from the Swiss / French border in Le Châtelard to Les Houches (F)

2x cable car rides

Not included in the price

Arrival and return on Swiss side

Meals, 1x dinner in Courmayeur (I), drinks

Surcharge for non-SAC / DAV / other Alpine Club members (CHF 25)

any additional transport on site except program

Insurance (completion of cancellation and other insurance recommended)

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