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Complete Tour du Mont Blanc in Comfort

  • Hike Europe’s most famous long distance Alpine trail in its entirety
  • See stunning snow-capped mountains and sweeping panoramic views
  • Experience three European countries on one hike: France, Italy and Switzerland
  • Hassle-free hiking as this tour includes luggage transfer and 24/7 phone support
  • Stay in historic alpine hotels and private rooms in mountain huts
Conquer the complete Tour du Mont Blanc as you hike through three European countries: France, Italy, and Switzerland. The trail crosses high passes, descends through alpine flower meadows, and displays panoramic mountain views. This 12-day itinerary takes you through a series of ascents and descents as you circumnavigate Mont Blanc (15,774 ft). Your accommodations are picked for their location, comfort, and history. Days are spent trekking through the varied ecological zones of Les Contamines Nature Reserve, the wild and untouched Valley Veny, and into the stunning Swiss and Italian Valley Ferret. Wrapping up your trip with two days hiking in the French Aiguilles Rouges, you’ll soak up the last outstanding views of Mont Blanc Massif, and understand why this tour is a popular choice for the distinguished and experienced hiker!

Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Les Houches Day 2 Walk from Les Houches to Les Contamines 10.8 miles / 17.5 km Day 3 Walk from Les Contamines to Mottets/Les Chapieux 11.6 miles / 18.7 km Day 4 Walk from Les Chapieux/Refuge des Mottets to Courmayeur 14.7 miles / 23.6 km Day 5 Walk from Courmayeur to Rifugio Bonatti 7.3 miles / 11.8 km Day 6 Walk from Rifugio Bonatti to La Fouly 12.3 miles / 19.8 km Day 7 Walk from La Fouly to Champex 9.3 miles / 14.9 km Day 8 Walk from Champex to Trient 10.8 miles / 17.5 km Day 9 Walk from Trient to Tré-le-Champ 7.5 miles / 12 km Day 10 Bus from Chamonix to Argentière. Walk to Planpraz 9.2 miles / 14.8 km Day 11 Walk from Planpraz to Les Houches 7.7 miles / 12.5 km Day 12 Onward Travel
THIS TRIP'S CARBON SCORE

This trip has a carbon score of 6kg per person per day, meaning it’s one of our greenest trips! For comparison, a carbon count of 6kg is equivalent to 4.5 ham and cheese sandwiches from the store.

Here at Macs, we pride ourselves on being a responsible travel company and continue to adopt, develop and innovate ways to positively impact the environment.

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