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Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn - Exodus Travels
15 days

Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn

From Geneva to London
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
14
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
18 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33601
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Itinerary

Start in Geneva and end in London! With the Hiking & Trekking tour Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn, you have a 15 days tour package taking you through Geneva, Switzerland and 9 other destinations in Europe. Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn includes accommodation in a campsites as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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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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Where You'll Stay

Camping

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  • A
    · October 7th, 2013
    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... Show more
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  • A
    · August 14th, 2013
    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... Show more
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  • A
    · July 23rd, 2013
    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... Show more
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  • A
    · July 20th, 2013
    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... Show more
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    · July 20th, 2013
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    · January 4th, 2013
    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... Show more
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  • A
    · September 22nd, 2012
    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... Show more
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  • A
    · September 16th, 2012
    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... Show more
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  • A
    · September 14th, 2012
    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... Show more
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  • A
    · August 21st, 2012
    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... Show more
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15 days
Mont Blanc to the Matterhorn
From Geneva to London
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    • Tick-borne encephalitis - Recommended for Switzerland. Ideally 6 months before travel.
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