Tour of Mont Blanc, 6-day Trek in France, Switzerland and Italy, from Chamonix

Highlights

  • Enjoy the magnificent views of Mont Blanc from France, Italy and Switzerland.
  • Spend 6 amazing days hiking in the Alps.
  • Participate in a challenging yet rewarding hike.

Description

The Tour of Mont Blanc, TMB, is a spectacular hiking adventure that takes us through its three main countries: France, Italy and Switzerland. During six days, we’ll hike through mountain paths that offer spectacular views of the massif, its huge valleys and glaciers. Follow me!

Our trip starts and finishes in Chamonix, France. Along the way, we’ll ascend some stunning spots in France, Italy and Switzerland that will give us dazzling views of the Mont Blanc Massif. We’ll ascend the mountain passes of Col de la Forclaz (day 1), Grand Col Ferret (day 3), Col de la Seigne (day 4), Col de la Croix du Bonhomme (day 5), and Col du Tricot (day 6). We’ll also visit the charming towns of Trient (day 1), Courmayeur (day 4), Les Chepieux (day 4), and Les Contamines (day 5).

You can read the section below for more information on what we’ll be doing each day, the amount of hours we’ll be hiking and the elevation gain and loss. Take into consideration that, based on weather or other conditions, the itinerary may change.

So send your request and get ready to accomplish an epic hiking tour on the Alps. I’ll be happy to guide you!

And if you want more adrenaline in the Alps, follow me on the Gran Paradiso Tour.

Itinerary

Day 1: Chamonix - Col de Blame

We’ll leave from Chamonix and ascend to Col de Blame. We’ll enter the town of Trient, Switzerland. Night at a hotel in Col de la Forclaz.

Elevation gain/loss: +880 -700m. Time: 6.30 hours.

Day 2: Croix de Bovine - Champex - La Fouly

Elevation gain/loss: +850 -740m. Time: 7 hours.

Day 3: Grand Col Ferret - Bertone Refuge

Hike through Val Ferret towards Grand Col Ferret and enter Italy. Night at the Bertone Refuge.

Elevation gain/loss: +1330 -760m. Time: 7 hours.

Day 4: Courmayeur - Col de la Seigne

We’ll explore the town of Courmayeur and take a bus to Val Veny. We’ll go through Lac Combal, Elisabetta Refuge and Col de la Seigne, France. Night at the Auberge La Nova in Les Chepieux.

Elevation gain/loss: +940 -1500m. Time: 7 hours.

Day 5: Col du Bonhomme - Les Contamines

The descent from Col du Bonhomme will give us beautiful views and the possibility to explore the stunning church of Notre Dame de La Gorge.

Elevation gain/loss: +930 -1300m. Time: 7 hours.

Day 6: Col du Tricot - Bellevue - Les Houches

We’ll go by the town of Les Contamines, Prados du Truc and Chalets de Miage. We’ll then ascend Col du Tricot, go to Bellevue and take the cablecar to Les Houches. Back to Chamonix.

Elevation gain/loss: +1300 -700m. Time: 6.30 hours.

 

Details

Accommodation

Mountain Huts

Photos


Equipment you will need to bring

Backpack

Sunglasses

Watter bottle

Other gear: Sunscreen, Toiletries, Towel, Individual first aid kit, ID card or passport, Photo camera, Waterproof bag for documentation and money, Cap or hat, Gloves and hat, Waterproof jacket, Waterproof coat for backpack, Fleece, Hiking pants, Hiking boots, Hiking sticks, Shorts, Waterproof pants, Underwear, Flip flops


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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