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Mont Blanc Hike 4D/3N

Embark on a captivating journey through the heart of the Alps, from traversing glaciers and ascending mountain passes to savouring local flavours and crossing borders.

Marvel at the iconic peaks of the Mt. Blanc Range and discover the tranquil beauty of Val Veny before concluding your adventure in Courmayeur, surrounded by the enchanting ambiance of the Italian Alps.

Tour Highlights

  • Epic Glacier Traverse & Alpine Pass Adventures
  • Dive into Culture: Savoury Beaufort Cheese Delight
  • Mesmerizing Views of Majestic Mt. Blanc Range
  • Bask in the Enchanting Atmosphere of Courmayeur
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Tour Information

Inclusions:

  • - 3 nights Accommodations in Dormitories in huts
  • - 3 Breakfasts, 3 Dinners
  • - Transport included
  • - Handy extras and accessories

Departures:

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Itinerary

Day 1: Notre Dame de la Gorge – Les Houches – Les Contamines Montjoie, France

First transfer (depending on were you staid the night before) to Bellevue cable car (not included).

Trailhead is at the top of the lift.

Take in the amazing scenery as you stand at the foot of the standard route for climbing Mt. Blanc.

Start with a traverse to the Bionnassay Glacier.

Next, after a “Nepali hanging bridge crossing”, hike through the alpine pastures that lead up to Col de Tricot Pass (2120m).

After a short break to admire the views of Contamines-Montjoie Valley, hike down a steep trail to the quaint rural chalets in Miage (1559m).

Hike up to Chalets du Truc (1750m) and finally, contour around Mt. Truc (1811m) and then hike down into the village of Contamines-Montjoie, where you will spend the night.

Distance: 10 km (6.5 mi)

Ascent: 900m

Descent: 550m

Hiking: 6.5 hrs

Day 2: Les Contamines-Montjoie - Les Chapieux, France

After a short transfer in the morning to Notre-Dame-de-la-Gorge (1210m) with the free local shuttle (in the high season), take the time to visit the renowned baroque church that marks start of the Roman road, the historic trade route used to travel from one mountain valley to another.

The steady climb to Col du Bonhomme Pass (2329m) presents a beautiful section of hiking along the far southern end of the range. The trail marks the boundary between the Mt. Blanc Range and the Beaufortain Mountains.

The ascent continues to Col de la Croix-du- Bonhomme Pass (2433m), which offers spectacular views of Mt. Pourri (3779m).

On the descent, hike through alpine pastures to the small hamlet of Les Chapieux (1549m).

Distance: 15 km (9.5 mi)

Ascent: 1250m

Descent: 950m

Hiking: 6.5 hrs

Day 3: Les Chapieux - Col Chécrouit, Italy

Start the day’s hike from Ville des Glaciers (1800m), making sure that you stop at the local farm along the way to learn about how Beaufort cheese is made.

Continue your ascent through the beautiful alpine pastures to Col de la Seigne Pass (2516m) and the Italian border.

From here, admire the jagged and steep side of the Mt. Blanc Range; the views are simply breath-taking! Legendary summits like Mt. Blanc de Courmayeur, Noire de Peuterey Spire, and the Grandes Jorasses appear close enough to be able to reach out and touch them.

The descent takes you through Val Veny to the foot of the Miage Glacier with its peaceful lake and unique alpine flora.

Short transfer to Courmayeur (1226m), capital of the Italian Alps.

Distance: 20km (12 mi)

Ascent: 1050m

Descent: 950m

Hiking: 6.5 hrs

Day 4: Col Chécrouit - Chamonix, France

On this short last day, you are hiking down to reach Courmayeur city and meet your private taxi to reach Chamonix.

Distance: 6 km (8 mi)

Descent : 800m

Hiking: 2 hrs