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Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn - Exodus Travels
Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn - Exodus Travels
Excellent
28 reviews
Starts
Geneva
+13 Destinations
Haute Route
Ends
London
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Highlights

Start in Geneva and end in London! With the hiking & trekking tour Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn, you have a 15 day tour package taking you through Geneva, Switzerland and 12 other destinations in Europe. Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn is a small group tour that includes accommodation in a campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
Age range
18 to 80 year olds
Accommodation
Camping
Max Group Size
14
Physical Rating
Active
Travel style
Hiking & Trekking
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28 Reviews

  • Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn reviewer 1
    Written on October 7, 2013
    4.0 - Good

    excellent guide (Mike Rhodes) - right out of the top drawer.  Would have enjoyed it more and would have been happy to pay more if the trek focused on Auberge accommodation.  Under canvas is not the best way to prepare oneself for a daily slog.What was the... Read more

  • Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn reviewer 2
    Written on August 14, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    An outstanding and challenging trip. The mix of day walking and light backpacking, and the slow transition from France, French Switzerland to German Switzerland meant every day was subtly different and interesting. The reward of the Matterhorn on the last... Read more

  • Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn reviewer 3
    Written on July 23, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    Fantastic trip, somewhat challenging but that's all part of the fun. Great sense of achievement at the end. Brilliant scenery, and we were lucky with the weather too. Very well organised trip, with an extremely competent mountain guide, who was happy for... Read more

  • Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn reviewer 4
    Written on July 20, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    The ‘Haute Route’ through the mountains of France and Switzerland is a fantastic two weeks of spectacular scenery, some good old fashioned hard work and an indescribable sense of accomplishment. This part of the Alps has some of the best hiking I have ever... Read more

  • Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn reviewer 5
    Written on July 20, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

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  • Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn reviewer 6
    Written on January 4, 2013
    5.0 - Excellent

    The walking and the scenery were breath taking.  Every day yielded new views. It was a challenge to ascend each pass but the rewards were fantastic.  The trip was challenging but within my capabilities.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?A... Read more

  • Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn reviewer 7
    Written on September 22, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    A beautiful & challenging trek. Not at all to be underestimated, but acheivable for any fit hiker who will be rewarded with stunning views at the end of every climb. We experienced all possible weather, from arriving at the refuge in heavy snow to glorious... Read more

  • Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn reviewer 8
    Written on September 16, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    A challenging walk through fantastic scenery, with excellent support from the Exodus Team.Like the Tour du Mont Blanc this is an excellent journey through magnificant scenery in the heart of the alps, the days on Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn are however... Read more

  • Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn reviewer 9
    Written on September 14, 2012
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent trip, great guide, good food and wonderful scenery!  And a good challengeWhat did you think of your group leader?Mike is an exceptional leader.   He clearly has a passion for the outdoors and his knowledge was impressive.    Mike did an... Read more

  • Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn reviewer 10
    Written on August 21, 2012
    4.0 - Good

    This was a very challenging walk which at the conclusion prooved to be very rewarding. The torrain is rugged and combined with high temperatures makes it a lot tougher than the grade in the magazine emplies. What was the most inspirational moment of your... Read more

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start at Les Bossons, near Chamonix
  2. Day 2: Free day in the Chamonix Valley
  3. Day 3: The trail contours high in the valley before descending to Les Frasserands
  4. Day 4: Cross Col de Balme to Switzerland.
  5. Day 5: Over Fenetre d'Arpette to Champex
  6. Day 6: From Champex the trail leads to Verbier and on to Cabane Mont Fort
  7. Day 7: Cross the highest pass of the route, Col Prafleuri (2965m). Views of Rhone Valley, Mont Blanc, the Grand Combin and the Matterhorn
  8. Day 8: Long walking day with two passes to cross; overnight at Les Hauderes.
  9. Day 9: Rest day
  10. Day 10: Past Lac Moiry to the picture-postcard village of Grimentz
  11. Day 11: Longest walking day with excellent views of the Weisshorn
  12. Day 12: Join Zermatt Valley; descend to Jungu and St Niklaus, short transfer to Randa.
  13. Day 13: Follow a high-level balcony path that contours along the valley towards Zermatt.
  14. Day 14: Optional trip to Zermatt
  15. Day 15: End Randa

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Location
Geneva is the starting point and London is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Exodus Travels to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Deposit
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm this Exodus Travels booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 10 February 2019 the full payment of $2,827 is necessary.
Cancellation policy
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of $2827 for Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn, but the deposit of 20% is non-refundable.
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 1,061 km.
  • Geneva (Switzerland)
  • 68 km
  • Aiguille du Midi (France)
  • 5 km
  • Les Bossons (France)
  • 3 km
  • Chamonix (France)
  • 9 km
  • Les Frasserands (France)
  • 15 km
  • Champex (Switzerland)
  • 11 km
  • Verbier (Switzerland)
  • 22 km
  • Les Haudères (Switzerland)
  • 26 km
  • Jungu (Switzerland)
  • 2 km
  • St Niklaus (Switzerland)
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