Mont Blanc Trekking Circuit


Holiday Fact File

Trip Code: TWB
Region: Europe
Countries visited: France, Switzerland, Italy
Activities: Mountains, Point-to-point, Classic Walks
Duration: 15 Days
Difficulty: Moderate
Profile: 10 days point-to-point walking with vehicle support, 2 rest days. Altitude maximum 2536m, average 1525m.
Meals: All breakfasts, 10 picnic lunches and 13 dinners included.
Accomodation: 14 nights camping, mostly in good campsites with hot showers, occasionally in the wild.
Group: Normally 1 to 16, plus leader.

Holiday price from: to including flights.

The classic Tour du Mont Blanc, probably the most dramatic walk in Europe

Group admiring views of Mont Blanc

 While some of our competitors offer shorter versions of this itinerary, experience has taught us that 15 days is the ideal duration in which to truly appreciate this iconic Mont Blanc trek. With the perfect balance of 10 days trekking and 3 rest days, our itinerary allows you not only complete the circuit, but also to enjoy some optional activities, further exploration or to simply relax along the way. The Tour du Mont Blanc itself links the seven valleys that surround western Europe's highest mountain, offering an unusual variety of spectacular scenery and varied walks. The route crosses three borders (from France into Switzerland, then into Italy and back to France), climbs over six passes, traverses beneath huge glaciers, and meanders through beautiful alpine meadows and picture-book villages. Lead by our qualified International Mountain Leader (IML), we are rewarded with dramatic views of some of the Alps most beautiful peaks; Mont Blanc (4810m), Aiguille Verte (4122m), Les Drus, Grandes Jorasses and many more. To lighten our load our baggage is transported between each hotel by support vehicle, leaving us free to enjoy the inspiring scenery found only on this classic trek.  

Holiday Itinerary

Picture of the Mont Blanc Trekking Circuit itinerary map
Day 1: Fly to Geneva; transfer to campsite at Les Bossons, near Chamonix.Show detailed information

Day 2: From Chamonix the route heads past Lac Blanc to Les Frasserands.Show detailed information

Day 3: Cross over Col de Balme to Switzerland and camp at Trient.Show detailed information

Day 4: Cross Col de Forclaz to Champex.Show detailed information

Day 5: Head up Val Ferret to La Fouly.Show detailed information

Day 6: Climb to Grand Col Ferret, the highest pass of the trek.Show detailed information

Day 7: Rest day.Show detailed information

Day 8: Ascend to Monte de la Saxe, then steep descent to Courmayeur and on to Val Veny.Show detailed information

Day 9: Re-enter France across Col de la Seigne and through La Ville des Glaciers to Les Chapieux.Show detailed information

Day 10: Climb to Col de la Croix du Bonhomme and contour around to Col du Bonhomme.Show detailed information

Day 11: Rest day.Show detailed information

Day 12: Cross Col de Tricot and Col de Voza to re-enter Chamonix Valley and descend to village of Les Houches.Show detailed information

Day 13: Probably best views of Mont Blanc today as we make a long ascent to Brevent and then descend to Les Bossons.Show detailed information

Day 14: Free day at Les Bossons.Show detailed information

Day 15: Transfer to Geneva; fly to London.

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