Guided Tour du Mont-Blanc in Hotels

Guided Tour du Mont-Blanc in Hotels

Guided Tour du Mont-Blanc in Hotels

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Highlights

Enjoy a fully guided 9-day trek on the Tour du Mont Blanc route

Trek the famous Tour du Mont Blanc route and unwind in comfortable hotels each night of the tour.

Savour delicious local cuisine in Italy and France, two countries world-famous for their incredible food and wine.

Meet like-minded adventurers as you hike, dine, and soak up the scenery with your small group.

Enjoy a stress-free trip where every detail is taken care of, allowing you to focus on hiking and making news friends.

Ever dreamed of doing the most famous trek in the Alps but didn’t know where to start? Join a group and have a guided Tour du Mont Blanc trek while staying in Hotels. This trekking adventure is the perfect solution for anyone looking to enjoy the magic of the Tour du Mont Blanc without compromising on comfort. Enjoy hand-picked comfortable hotels, the comradery of a group of like-minded individuals and the expertise of a licensed mountain guide to lead you.

On this 9-day guided adventure tour, you will enjoy the stunning alpine surroundings as you circle the beautiful Mont Blanc, taking in its majesty every step of the way. With three border crossings, three unique cultures and stunning trails to traverse each and every day, you’ll finish this tour with a true sense of accomplishment, and likely with some new friends as well!

Guided Tour du Mont-Blanc in Hotels Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival Day in Chamonix

Arrival in Chamonix, a very typical and historical town in the Alps. Settle into your comfortable hotel, stroll through Chamonix's quaint cobblestone streets, and relax before embarking on what will be a truly amazing through-hike.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Chamonix
Distance
None
Meals
None

Day 2 Hike Les Houches to Les Contamines-Montjoie via Tricot Pass

Meet at 09:00 am at your hotel with your guide. Local morning transfer to Les Houches. Bellevue lift takes you up to Bellevue where starts the hike. You first hike down to the end of Bionnassay Glacier for a lovely view on the glacier from a "Nepali hanging bridge". Climb up to Col de Tricot (2120 m). Nice trail down to chalets de Miage (1560 m), charming hamlet overlooked by the Dômes de Miage Summit, time for a rest. Then hike up to chalets du Truc (1720 m). A final push will have you hiking down to the village of Les Contamines Montjoie where you’ll spend the night.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Montjoie
Distance
5.5hours, 650m of ascent
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3 Les Contamines - Croix Du Bonhomme Pass - Les Chapieux - Bourg-Saint-Maurice

Short transfer this morning by local bus to Notre-Dame-de-la-Gorge (1210m), a famous Baroque church. Then the group will begin the longest day of this week, starting out on an old roman road. Progressive ascent to Col du Bonhomme (2329m) between Mont-Blanc and Beaufortain ranges. You keep hiking up to col de la Croix-du-Bonhomme (2433 m). Beautiful panoramas over the Vanoise range soon becomes visible as you stare out over France’s first ever national park. The sast stage of the day has you hiking down through alpine meadows leading to the typical hamlet of Les Chapieux. Finish the day with a transfer to Bourg-Saint-Maurice.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Bourg-Saint-Maurice
Distance
7hours, 1,250m of ascent
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4 Bourg-Saint-Maurice to Courmayeur

After a morning transfer, start hiking from la Ville des Glaciers (1790 m) and pass by a famous cheese farm. Hike up through a nice alpine meadow to Col La Seigne (2516 m) where you reach the French Italian border. Stunning point of view on legendary summits as Mont-Blanc de Courmayeur, Noire de Peutrey, Grandes Jorasses. Then hike down into the Val Veny to the end of Miage Glacier. A short transfer brings you to Courmayeur (1226 m), the Italian Alps capital.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Courmayeur
Distance
5 hours, 900m of ascent
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5 Rest Day at Courmayeur

Today is your day off! Take time to enjoy the beautiful town of Courmayeur. You will have many choices during this day.

You can take the Skyway lift to 3,466m above sea level! The view at the top is breathtaking with a 360-degree view from the circular terrace! Don't hesitate to go to the Mont Blanc room, Sky Vertigo or Kartell Bistrot Panoramique for a coffee break at altitude.

You can also enjoy a good bath in the thermal baths of Pré Saint Didier. Inaugurated in 1838, these thermal baths offer you a course of about 40 sensory practices: sauna chalet, relaxation rooms, indoor and outdoor hot water pools, possibility of massages, lunch, aperitif. All you need to spend an excellent and relaxing day!

If you prefer to discover the surroundings on foot, your guide will be able to suggest various short hikes.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Courmayeur
Distance
Flexible
Meals
Breakfast

Day 6 Courmayeur to Champex via Grand Col Ferret Pass and La Fouly

A shorter day in the middle of the week allows you time to rest. Short transfer from Courmayeur to the end of the Italian side of Val Ferret this morning. The hike begins at the foot of the Pré-de-Bar glacier to reach Refugio Elena (2052 m). Hike up to Grand col Ferret (2537m), Italian Swiss border. One last sight on Italy and you hike down through the sweet Swiss alpine meadow to reach the hamlet of Ferret (1 740m). Afternoon transfer on a private vehicle to the village of Champex and his charming Lake.

Overnight Location
Hotel in in Champex
Distance
5 hours, 800m of ascent
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 7 Champex Bovines to Chamonix Via Trient Argentière

From Champex, start by hiking through the Swiss mountain pastures and alpine meadows known for the grazing cows that produce some of the Alps' most famous cheeses! From Bovine, enjoy incomparable views of the Rhône River Valley. We also offer an alternate hike: please be aware that this option presents a much longer and more committing adventure. Fenêtre d'Arpette (2665m) is a spectacular high-mountain notch located near the Grands Glacier. Finish the day in the village of Trient (1280m). Transfer to Chamonix in France where you will eat dinner and spend the night in a hotel.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Chamonix
Distance
5.5 hours, 750m of ascent
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 8 Day hiking from Chamonix

Last day in the mountains in the Aiguilles-Rouges range facing Mont Blanc range. You’ll enjoy perfect views all day over glaciers and summits on the other side of the valley. From Col des Montets (1461m), you follow a balcony trail up to lake des Chéserys, famous for reflecting the most famous mountain of the Alps! The itinerary continues to beautiful Lake Blanc (2352m). Finally hike down to La Flégère (1877m) to reach with les Praz de Chamonix with a cable car. Back to Chamonix hotel. You will say good-bye to your guide before enjoying your last dinner in town.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Chamonix
Distance
5 hours, 950m
Meals
Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 9 End of The Tour - Chamonix

Enjoy your last breakfast before checking out. Take the time to explore Chamonix before heading off.

Overnight Location
None
Distance
None
Meals
Breakfast

Guided Tour du Mont-Blanc in Hotels Price and Dates

This tour is usually run as a fixed-departure tour, however, if you are willing to travel privately, please contact us and we will make an itinerary just for you.

Prices below are per person:

StartFinishDurationPlaces LeftPrice

2023-07-11

Chamonix, France

9 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-07-19

Chamonix, France

95+
$2,995USDBook Now
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2023-07-24

Chamonix, France

9 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-08-01

Chamonix, France

95+
$2,995USDBook Now
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2023-08-08

Chamonix, France

9 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-08-16

Chamonix, France

95+
$2,995USDBook Now
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2023-08-18

Chamonix, France

9 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-08-26

Chamonix, France

95+
$2,995USDBook Now
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2023-09-05

Chamonix, France

9 days / 5+ Spaces Left

2023-09-13

Chamonix, France

95+
$2,995USDBook Now
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Accommodation on Guided Tour du Mont-Blanc in Hotels

This tour is based in hotel. The hotels are 3-4-star that have all the modern amenities that can make your trip more comfortable.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement to have a private room where possible. Please enquire about the pricing.

Night 1-8

Hotels along the Tour du Mont Blanc

Enjoy the selection for 3-4-star hotels along the beautiful route up in the Alps.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s Included in the Guided Tour du Mont-Blanc in Hotels?

Meals

8 breakfasts, 6 box lunches and 6 dinners are included.

Accommodations

The accommodation for 8 nights is included.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for you and your luggage are included throughout the tour. Transfers to and from Chamonix are not included.

Also Included

  • English and French speaking trekking leader
  • Cable car fees
  • Energetic snacks

Not included

  • Flights
  • Any meals not mentioned as included
  • Drinks during the meals
  • Insurance

Optional Extras

  • Extra nights in Chamonix before or after the tour
  • Single occupancy upgrades

Frequenty Asked Questions about Guided Tour du Mont-Blanc in Hotels

How hard is the Guided Tour du Mont-Blanc in Hotels?

We rate this tour as a 4 / 5. An average of 4 to 5 hours of hiking per day on well-marked trails and/or 600 to 800 meters of vertical gain, and/or distances up to 15 kilometers.

Do I need a visa to travel to Italy or France?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

When should I book the Tour du Mont Blanc?

The Tour du Mont Blanc is extremely popular, and early booking provides a much higher chance of finding suitable accommodation on the Tour du Mont Blanc. During booking, the itinerary may need to be changed to find accommodation.

What’s the earliest I can hike the Tour du Mont Blanc?

Most hikers on the Tour du Mont Blanc don't start until the second half of June. The reason is that there is the possibility of snow remaining on the trail, making this trip more challenging and in some cases, dangerous. In addition, many refuges don't open until the middle or end of June.

Are meals included on the Guided Tour du Mont-Blanc in Hotels Tour?

9 breakfasts, 8 box lunches and 8 diners are included.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have health and medical insurance to join this trip, and your insurance should cover hiking. Get your travel insurance.

How do I get to Chamonix to start this tour?

Fly into Geneva Airport (GVO) in Switzerland and reach Chamonix by bus or train. You can book a private transfer to your accommodations in Chamonix from the airport as a supplement in advance or arrange your own private transfer.

Is the Guided Tour du Mont-Blanc in Hotels Tour in English?

Yes, the tour guide is English-speaking.

Where does the Guided Tour du Mont-Blanc in Hotels Tour end?

The tour ends where it starts, in Chamonix.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to France and Italy?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for France and Italy?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

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Tour Difficulty

We rate this tour as a 4 / 5. An average of 4 to 5 hours of hiking per day on well-marked trails and/or 600 to 800 meters of vertical gain, and/or distances up to 15 kilometers.


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