Mont Blanc Classic
A trek around the highest peak in the European Alps where spectacular alpine scenery combines with the charm of French, Swiss and Italian mountain villages. This historic itinerary takes you across passes, around enormous glaciers and via stunning lakes to take in some of the best viewpoints in the Alps. Meadows crossed by clear melt water streams lead you downwards to green pastures where shepherds will sell their fresh Beaufort cheese to you! Mountain refuges and charming gîtes provide a relaxing respite at the end of your day's trek. This journey is for experienced alpine walkers - providing an enthralling alpine adventure with unsurpassed views.
|DAY 1||Walk from Chamonix Valley to Trient in Switzerland (6hrs)|
|DAY 2||Trient to Champex (6hrs)|
|DAY 3||Transfer by bus to Ferret and ascend the Grand Col Ferret path into Italy (6hrs)|
|DAY 4||Walk to Courmayeur (7.5hrs)|
|DAY 5||Cross the Seigne mountain path into France (8hrs - or shorten to 5.5hrs with bus)|
|DAY 6||Cross the Col de la Croix (2483m) and Col du Bonhomme (2329m) to the Contamines Valley (5hrs)|
|DAY 7||Walk to Les Houches (5hrs)|
|DAY 8||Walk the Grand Balcon Sud to Brevant (4.5hrs) or La Flegere (6.5hrs), descend by cable car to Chamonix Valley where trip concludes|
Very well organised tour. We had no problems with anything. Great accommodation. Good itinerary which took into account our needs and our abilities. Would do it again.