Hike the soul-stirring Mont Blanc massif, witness alpine meadows and rocky peaks, conquer windswept cols and steep trails, earn that delicious mountain meal, stay in remote mountain refuges.
Experience the rarified air of Europe as you trek the Alps from France to Italy and Switzerland along the Tour du Mont Blanc. This challenging hiking circuit will reward you with mesmerizing views of glaciers, steep valleys and, of course, Mont Blanc itself. Travel across high passes and through Alpine meadows and recharge at night with delicious mountain cuisine in simple refuges. Challenge yourself to conquer one of the world's premier hiking routes and uncover the alpine heart of Europe on this incredible active 10-day adventure.
- Challenging mountain hikes led by an International Mountain Leader (IML) (7 days).
- 7 breakfasts, 5 dinners. (Allow EUR240-315 for meals not included.)
- Hotels (2 nts), basic hotels (2 nts, possibly multi-share), mountain refuges (5 nts, multi-share).
- Local bus, walking, cable car
- Qualified International Mountain Leader as CEO throughout.
- Small group experience; Max 12, avg 10
Day 1 Chamonix
Arrive at any time.
Day 2 Les Contamines (1D)
Travel to Les Houches and enjoy a 20km (12 mi) hike through stunning countryside to Les Contamines followed by a delicious dinner.
Day 3 Col de la Croix du Bonhomme/Les Chapieux (1B,1D)
Hike the challenging 18km (11 mi) from Les Contamines to Les Chapieux.
Day 4 Col de la Seigne/Val Veny/Courmayeur (1B)
Pass glacial lakes on the 23km (14 mi) trek from Les Chapieux to the Italian town of Courmayeur.
Day 5 Courmayeur (1B)
Optional cable car ride to Pointe Helbronner, or day hiking.
Day 6 Italian Val Ferret (1B,1D)
It's a steep climb but you're rewarded by the views as you walk the 14km (8.6 mi) from Courmayeur to the Italian Val Ferret.
Day 7 La Fouly (1B, 1D)
Another long steep hike of 20km (12 mi) followed by a stay in the Swiss mountain village of La Fouly.
Day 8 Trient (1B,1D)
Following the "Bovine Way," trek from La Fouly to Trient.
Day 9 Chamonix Valley (1B)
Enjoy a final day of trekking over the Col de la Balme to the Chamonix valley, where we will take local transport to Chamonix.
Day 10 Chamonix
Depart at any time.
Find dates, prices, and more trip options.Book Now