GUIDED 7 NIGHTS

Mont Blanc Treks Ltd

GRAN PARADISO
GUIDED TREK

TREK OVERVIEW

Trek: Chamonix Classic Treks
Duration: 8 days, 7 nights B&B
Trekking: 5 days trekking + 1 free day to explore Chamonix and the surrounding area
Suitability and grading: Grade 2 - moderate level of stamina and fitness required for 5 days of trekking through the Alpine terrain
Accommodation: Chamonix Valley Hotel
Group Sizes: Minimum 2, maximum 8 (plus guide)
Price: £1495 per person

7 NIGHT ITINERARY

 DAY 1

Arrival in Chamonix early evening welcome & trek briefing.

DAY 2

FLEGERE TO LAC BLANC
From Chamonix we will commence the day walk within the stunning Aiguilles Rouges nature reserve to Lac Blanc 2352m. Enjoy the most spectacular views of the Mont Blanc massif from this lofty position high above the Chamonix Valley.
Distance: 10km
Height gain: +500m
Descent: -500m
Accommodation: 3-star hotel with twin or double rooms, B&B.

DAY 3

LE TOUR TO AIGUILLETTE DES POSSETTES
We take the bus to Le Tour and steadily up to the summit of the beautiful Aiguillette des Possettes with stunning views of the Mont Blanc Massif and the Chamonix valley. From here we descend to the Col des Possettes 2201m, and on to the Col du Balme before returning to Le Tour.
Distance: 12km
Height gain: +800m
Descent: -800m
Accommodation: 3-star hotel with twin or double rooms, B&B.

DAY 4

FREE DAY IN CHAMONIX
A free day to explore the Chamonix and take advantage of the excursions on offer. Suggested activities: Aiguille du Midi cable car to 3842m, Mer du Glace train journey, day at an Italian Spa & Courmayeur. Please enquire for further information and prices.
Accommodation: 3-star hotel with twin or double rooms, B&B.

DAY 5

LES HOUCHES TO LE PRARION
Our day walk on day 5 takes us from Les Houches to the summit of the Prarion 1903m. Viewing the Mont Blanc range from the west we pass the Ferme du Charme and descend via the Col du Voza to the valley bottom.
Distance: 16km
Height gain: +900m
Descent: -900m
Accommodation: 3-star hotel with twin or double rooms, B&B.

DAY 6

BUET TO THE COL DE BERARD
We take the Mont Blanc Express to Le Buet near the swiss boarder. The walk takes us from Le Buet and ascends steadily up the Bérard Valley towards the Col de Bérard at 2460m enjoying fabulous views of the Aiguille Rouges.
Distance: 16km
Height gain: +1200m
Descent: -1200m
Accommodation: 3-star hotel with twin or double rooms, B&B.

DAY 7

PLAN PRAZ TO LES HOUCHES VIA THE TMB
Our final day takes us on the Tour du Mont Blanc route from Plan Praz at 2000m to Les Houches via the col du Brevent, Brevent 2525m. Truly stunning views are to be had all day long, as we head through the Aiguille Rouges nature reserve to the Aiguillette des Houches and finally descend to Les Houches where we will be transfered back to Chamonix.
Distance: 13km
Height gain: +700m
Descent: -1500m
Accommodation: 3-star hotel with twin or double rooms, B&B.

 DAY 8

Departure

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