Nepal - Community Project Travel

From beginning to the end the trip was fantastic. We had two wonderful guides with completely different strengths. Both leaders were very professional and caring. The trek was magnificent. It was well worth climbing to see the wonderful views once we reached Namche Bazaar. Our guides were wonderful. They did a great job of looking out for us on the trek and a fantastic job of looking after us in camp. The food was amazing. The porters were also really friendly and helpful and deserve medals for lugging all our gear around.


The local villagers at Jumbesi made us feel really welcome and put on a special dinner at the monastery. We were overwhelmed with the welcome they gave us and also the thank you. We had a great bunch of other trekkers on the trip and we were all matched up well with our room mates. We were very lucky with the weather and had day after day of awe inspiring views. There is not one bad thing that I can say about the trip. The trip was a life changing experience and I would love to do it all again. I would like to thank everyone involved. And I hope that one day I get to travel again with World Expeditions.

K. Venables | New Zealand
 
 

Haute Route - Switzerland

The Haute Route from Chamonix to Zermatt is steeped in mountaineering legend, a route first taken by British climbers at the end of the 19th century. We join this historic route using the 'trekkers version' from the beautiful hamlet of Verbier in Switzerland, where we are immediately immersed in the incredible mountain scenery. Skirting glaciers we ascend passes gaining breathtaking views of the surrounding peaks, including the 4000m+ peaks of Dent Blanche, Zinalrothorn and Weisshorn. On reaching Zermatt we take in the instantly recognizable form of the Matterhorn and appreciate the scale of this mountain and its tumbling glaciers with a hike along the Hornli Ridge. Staying in a mixture of comfortable alpine huts, gîtes and hotels, we experience traditional European mountain culture and the camaraderie of our fellow travellers. Suitable for experienced trekkers, this route is rugged at times with considerable altitude gains of up to 1000 metres per day, and a high level of fitness is essential.

Brief Itinerary

DAY 1 Arrive Le Chable (near Verbier), transfer to Les Ruinettes, commence trek to Louvie (7hrs)
DAY 2 Louvie to Praz Fleury (7hrs)
DAY 3 Praz Fleury to Les Haudères (7hrs)
DAY 4 Les Haudères to Grimmentz via the Torrent Pass (2919m) (6hrs)
DAY 5 Grimmentz to Grüben (7hrs)
DAY 6 Grüben to Zermatt Valley (7hrs), bus or train to Zermatt
DAY 7 Trek along the flanks of the Matterhorn (4hrs), trip concludes Zermatt

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Trip Code: HRT
Trip Grading: Moderate to Challenging
Duration:  7 days
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