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Guided walking holiday in Chamonix Mont Blanc

Classic Mont Blanc Walks - Self-guided NEW for 2018!!!

A week of the finest self-guided day-walks in the Mont Blanc region, accessible from your comfortable base in Chamonix

This is the perfect self-guided walking holiday for anyone wishing to explore the best day-walks in the Mont Blanc region. We've hand-picked the most stunning routes, making full use of the extensive cable car and transport system in Chamonix. Each day, you have a selection of routes to chose from. For each route, there are easy, medium and hard variations, providing un-matched flexibility. This makes it a perfect independent walking holiday for people of any experience, including families.

Day-by-day itinerary

Day 1: Arrival Chamonix
Arrive at your hotel in Chamonix.

Day 2: The Chamonix needles and the Grand Balcon North

Day 3: Lac Blanc and the Aiguilles Rouges
We take advantage of the Chamonix cable car system and ascend swiftly above the tree line in the Aiguilles Rouges nature reserve. Our walk takes us to the beautiful Lac Blanc, a mountain lake high above Chamonix, with amazing views of the Mont Blanc massif. We enjoy lunch by the lake, and maybe a coffee at the Lac Blanc mountain hut, before we return to Chamonix.

Day 4: Vallorcine
You start the day with a train journey on the Mont Blanc Express to the small hamlet of le Buet in the vallorcine valley. From here, he small hamlet of le Buet in the Vallorcine valley. We ascend through woodland until, above the tree line, we arrive at the Loriaz pastures and the old Loriaz chalets, which are now run as a mountain hut for hikers. The views are spectacular To one side we can see the Mont Blanc chain and to the other side we look far up the Swiss alps. All too soon, it's time to commence our final descend to le Buet, and a celebratory drink at the old Hotel Buet, before we return to Chamonix.

Day 5: Free day in Chamonix
A day to explore the many other activities on offer in Chamonix. Or maybe just relax...

Day 6: Le Tour and Aiguilette des Posettes
Oh la la

Day 7 Les Houches and le Prarion
More walking

Day 8: Depart Chamonix
After breakfast, you check out of your hotel. This is the end of your trip.

Trip details

Suitable for active people with a normal level of fitness.

8 days walking holiday with 5 days walking.

Hotel 3***

Group size and guides:
Any group size. No guide, this is a self-guided trip.

Dates & prices

Any date from mid-June to mid-September

Price: £ 535 (or € 645) p.p.
Price is based on minimum two people joining.

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Standard inclusions & exclusions:

- Expert tour planning and organisation by Alpine Treks
- Detailed route cards
- Topographic maps (1:25000), NOT photo copies
- 7 nights accommodation, incl. breakfast (hotel***)
- Free public transport in Chamonix valley (bus, train)

- Travel to and from Chamonix
- Lunches, snacks, drinks and meals not mentioned above
- Cable cars

Option and Extras

Half pension upgrade
Add a three course set dinner each day. Contact us for details.

Single room upgrade
Upgrade to single rooms. Contact us for details.

Frequently asked questions about our trekking and walking holidays

Alpine Treks Limited
2 The Abbey Coach House, Staveley, Kendal LA8 9LR, UK
UK company no. 06957454

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