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8D7N Mont Blanc Explorer (EFME)

8D7N Mont Blanc Explorer (EFME)

Per Pax
From: $1903 From: €1812 From: £1556 From: RM8275 From: CAD2466 From: SGD2640 From: AUD2747 From: HKD14994

Cities to Visit: Chamonix - Courmayeur
Language: English

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Booking Period: from Now till July 5, 2022
Travel Period: from Now till July 31, 2022
Tour Highlight
~Marvel at Mont Blanc massif from France and Italy
~Hike along stunning Alpine trails
~Spend evenings relaxing in quaint villages
What To Expect
The French call her "La Dame Blanche." To Italians, she’s "Il Bianco." And to all who set out to tame her, she is known simply as "The Big One." Towering above the already towering Alps, Mont Blanc commands respect. This trip puts committed travellers with excellent fitness on intimate terms with the ceiling of Europe, rewarding all-comers with strolls through quaint alpine villages, hearty dinners, relaxing spa visits, and some of the most jaw-droppingly beautiful mountain scenery you’ll ever see. Prepare to be challenged, awestruck, and amazed.
  • Day 1: Chamonix

    Arrive at any time.

    Today is arrival day, so there are no planned activities and you may arrive at any time throughout the day (please note that check-in at the hotel is usually around 2-3pm). After the meeting, choose to join your CEO and travel companions for an optional dinner in a local restaurant.

    The lovely hotel in the centre of Chamonix has everything we need to enjoy the area and get a good rest before and after our hikes. The interior of the hotels are all in wood, giving them a very typical alpine atmosphere.

    In the evening, we have our first opportunity to try some alpine specialties in a typical restaurant. It will be hard to choose from such delights as cheese fondue, tartiflette, or raclette, perhaps accompanied by some famous "Vin de Savoie" wine.

  • Day 2: Chamonix

    Enjoy a full-day hike into the Chamonix Valley's L'Aiguillette des Posettes trail.

    Today we head out for our first hike. With splendid views across the Chamonix valley, the L'Aiguillette des Posettes trail takes us through alpine forests dotted with impressive rock formations. Take in the picturesque sight of Mont Blanc along the way.

    Today we will head out in the Chamonix valley for our first hike. We will hike up the steep-sided valley for splendid views across to the peaks and glaciers. The ascents and descents on this day are quite long but the ground is relatively easy. We gain height gently in switchbacks, on a narrow trail across mountain turf and rock. There are superb views across to Mont Blanc, and the relatively easy ground underfoot make this an easier day than the elevation gain may at first suggest. Please note the hike can change depending on weather conditions.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 3: Chamonix

    Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to take a breathtaking cable car ride up the Aiguille du Midi pinnacle, visit the Mer de Glace, take a walk through the Ice Cave, or go for a dip in the local thermal spa.

    Taking a break from our walking, we'll spend today exploring the Chamonix region with various optional activities to suit everyone's interests. Why not take a recommended cable car ride up the famous Aiguille du Midi and across the glaciers to Punta Helbronner in Italy? Or if you want some excitement, opt to join a rafting trip, or go parapenting - these activities are available and bookable locally and your CEO will have suggestions for where to do this.

    For a more relaxing day, you can choose to stay at resort level and enjoy some local hikes in the area or perhaps visit the local leisure centre.

    One good hike in the area starts in Les Praz by the pretty medieval church.

    Don't miss the chance to try some of the local specialty food that this region is famous for in one of the town's many excellent bars and restaurants!

    : Breakfast
  • Day 4: Chamonix - Courmayeur

    Set out on a full-day walk and arrive in Val Veny. Take in the amazing panoramic view of the surrounding landscapes, including a view of the Italian side of Mont Blanc.

    We travel this morning through the Mont Blanc Tunnel, crossing the Italian border to the town of Courmayeur. Here we will drop off our bags and head out for a day hike in Val Veny, with spectacular views up the valley.

    Our hotel in Courmayeur is cosy and atmospheric, a traditional Aosta Valley structure with ample recreational space, including an outdoor terrace and garden for soaking up some of the mountain sunshine in the summer months.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 5: Courmayeur

    Enjoy a free day to explore Courmayeur. Opt to take a spectacular cable car ride to Pointe Helbronner or enjoy a day of relaxation at the Pré St Didier spa.

    Enjoy a free day in the Courmayeur region to take advantage of some optional activities, such as taking a bus to La Palud, followed by a magnificent cable car ride to Pointe Helbronner and back. Your CEO will let you know more about other options such as mountain biking, hiking, a day visit to the town of Aosta, or a bit of indulgent relaxation at the wonderful Pré St Didier Spa.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 6: Courmayeur

    Enjoy a day walk in the Val Ferret for fabulous views of the Italian side of Mont Blanc. Descend via the village of Planpincieux.

    It's another walking day today as we stretch our legs on a fabulous route, setting off up the steep winding path into the Val Ferret and then around the flank of the hillside to where a magnificent panoramic view of Mont Blanc awaits.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 7: Courmayeur - Chamonix

    Travel to Les Praz. Enjoy a day hike with views of Glacier d’Argentière, Pic du Midi, and Mont Blanc. In the evening, return to Chamonix.

    This morning, travel from Courmayeur back to Chamonix. Hike all day above the Chamonix valley for magnificent views of the Grandes Jorasses, the Dru, and the Mer de Glace glacier.

    In the evening, try out a local Chamonix brewery for a farewell hearty dinner and a pint of lager made from glacial fed water!

    : Breakfast
  • Day 8: Depart Chamonix

    Depart at any time.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~7 nights accommodation
~7 breakfasts
~English speaking guide
~Four mountain walks led by an International Mountain Leader
~All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Whats Excluded
~International Air Ticket
~Travel Insurance
~Personal Expenses
~Tipping

Where to Visits

Information


Booking Period: from Now till July 5, 2022
Travel Period: from Now till July 31, 2022
Tour Highlight
~Marvel at Mont Blanc massif from France and Italy
~Hike along stunning Alpine trails
~Spend evenings relaxing in quaint villages
What To Expect
The French call her "La Dame Blanche." To Italians, she’s "Il Bianco." And to all who set out to tame her, she is known simply as "The Big One." Towering above the already towering Alps, Mont Blanc commands respect. This trip puts committed travellers with excellent fitness on intimate terms with the ceiling of Europe, rewarding all-comers with strolls through quaint alpine villages, hearty dinners, relaxing spa visits, and some of the most jaw-droppingly beautiful mountain scenery you’ll ever see. Prepare to be challenged, awestruck, and amazed.
  • Day 1: Chamonix

    Arrive at any time.

    Today is arrival day, so there are no planned activities and you may arrive at any time throughout the day (please note that check-in at the hotel is usually around 2-3pm). After the meeting, choose to join your CEO and travel companions for an optional dinner in a local restaurant.

    The lovely hotel in the centre of Chamonix has everything we need to enjoy the area and get a good rest before and after our hikes. The interior of the hotels are all in wood, giving them a very typical alpine atmosphere.

    In the evening, we have our first opportunity to try some alpine specialties in a typical restaurant. It will be hard to choose from such delights as cheese fondue, tartiflette, or raclette, perhaps accompanied by some famous "Vin de Savoie" wine.

  • Day 2: Chamonix

    Enjoy a full-day hike into the Chamonix Valley's L'Aiguillette des Posettes trail.

    Today we head out for our first hike. With splendid views across the Chamonix valley, the L'Aiguillette des Posettes trail takes us through alpine forests dotted with impressive rock formations. Take in the picturesque sight of Mont Blanc along the way.

    Today we will head out in the Chamonix valley for our first hike. We will hike up the steep-sided valley for splendid views across to the peaks and glaciers. The ascents and descents on this day are quite long but the ground is relatively easy. We gain height gently in switchbacks, on a narrow trail across mountain turf and rock. There are superb views across to Mont Blanc, and the relatively easy ground underfoot make this an easier day than the elevation gain may at first suggest. Please note the hike can change depending on weather conditions.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 3: Chamonix

    Enjoy a free day to explore. Opt to take a breathtaking cable car ride up the Aiguille du Midi pinnacle, visit the Mer de Glace, take a walk through the Ice Cave, or go for a dip in the local thermal spa.

    Taking a break from our walking, we'll spend today exploring the Chamonix region with various optional activities to suit everyone's interests. Why not take a recommended cable car ride up the famous Aiguille du Midi and across the glaciers to Punta Helbronner in Italy? Or if you want some excitement, opt to join a rafting trip, or go parapenting - these activities are available and bookable locally and your CEO will have suggestions for where to do this.

    For a more relaxing day, you can choose to stay at resort level and enjoy some local hikes in the area or perhaps visit the local leisure centre.

    One good hike in the area starts in Les Praz by the pretty medieval church.

    Don't miss the chance to try some of the local specialty food that this region is famous for in one of the town's many excellent bars and restaurants!

    : Breakfast
  • Day 4: Chamonix - Courmayeur

    Set out on a full-day walk and arrive in Val Veny. Take in the amazing panoramic view of the surrounding landscapes, including a view of the Italian side of Mont Blanc.

    We travel this morning through the Mont Blanc Tunnel, crossing the Italian border to the town of Courmayeur. Here we will drop off our bags and head out for a day hike in Val Veny, with spectacular views up the valley.

    Our hotel in Courmayeur is cosy and atmospheric, a traditional Aosta Valley structure with ample recreational space, including an outdoor terrace and garden for soaking up some of the mountain sunshine in the summer months.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 5: Courmayeur

    Enjoy a free day to explore Courmayeur. Opt to take a spectacular cable car ride to Pointe Helbronner or enjoy a day of relaxation at the Pré St Didier spa.

    Enjoy a free day in the Courmayeur region to take advantage of some optional activities, such as taking a bus to La Palud, followed by a magnificent cable car ride to Pointe Helbronner and back. Your CEO will let you know more about other options such as mountain biking, hiking, a day visit to the town of Aosta, or a bit of indulgent relaxation at the wonderful Pré St Didier Spa.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 6: Courmayeur

    Enjoy a day walk in the Val Ferret for fabulous views of the Italian side of Mont Blanc. Descend via the village of Planpincieux.

    It's another walking day today as we stretch our legs on a fabulous route, setting off up the steep winding path into the Val Ferret and then around the flank of the hillside to where a magnificent panoramic view of Mont Blanc awaits.

    : Breakfast
  • Day 7: Courmayeur - Chamonix

    Travel to Les Praz. Enjoy a day hike with views of Glacier d’Argentière, Pic du Midi, and Mont Blanc. In the evening, return to Chamonix.

    This morning, travel from Courmayeur back to Chamonix. Hike all day above the Chamonix valley for magnificent views of the Grandes Jorasses, the Dru, and the Mer de Glace glacier.

    In the evening, try out a local Chamonix brewery for a farewell hearty dinner and a pint of lager made from glacial fed water!

    : Breakfast
  • Day 8: Depart Chamonix

    Depart at any time.

    : Breakfast
Whats Included
~7 nights accommodation
~7 breakfasts
~English speaking guide
~Four mountain walks led by an International Mountain Leader
~All transport between destinations and to/from included activities

Whats Excluded
~International Air Ticket
~Travel Insurance
~Personal Expenses
~Tipping
★★★☆☆

165 Av. Michel Croz, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France

Motel

Via Roma, 142, 11013 Courmayeur AO, Italy

★★★☆☆

165 Av. Michel Croz, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc, France

Motel

Via Roma, 142, 11013 Courmayeur AO, Italy

Per Pax
From: $1903 From: €1812 From: £1556 From: RM8275 From: CAD2466 From: SGD2640 From: AUD2747 From: HKD14994
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