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Tour du Mont Blanc Week - Exodus Travels
8 days

Tour du Mont Blanc Week

From Col de la Forclaz to Chamonix
Tour Operator:
Exodus Travels
Max group size:
14
Physical rating:
Active
Age range:
18 to 99
Operated in:
English
Tour id:
33606
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Itinerary

Start in Col de la Forclaz and end in Chamonix! With the hiking & trekking tour Tour du Mont Blanc Week, you have a 8 day tour package taking you through Col de la Forclaz, Switzerland and 10 other destinations in Europe. Tour du Mont Blanc Week includes accommodation in a hotel as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.
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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: Start Col de la Forclaz.
  2. Day 2: Follow Bovine Route to the pretty village of Champex Lac and on to Orsières.
  3. Day 3: Short bus transfer to La Fouly and climb to the highest point (2536m), Grand Col Ferret, and descend into Italy.
  4. Day 4: Trek from Val Veny over Col de la Seigne to Les Chapieux (1549m).
  5. Day 5: A tougher day over two cols; Croix du Bonhomme (2443m) and Col du Bonhomme (2329m); descend to Les Contamines.
  6. Day 6: Over the Col du Tricot to the Chamonix Valley.
  7. Day 7: Final day trekking past Lac Blanc (2352m) before descending to Chamonix.
  8. Day 8: End Chamonix.
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  • KC
    September 27, 2019
    Stunning scenery! It's a demanding hike so make sure you've prepared well because you do the circuit clockwise which has steeper ascents. The accommodation was as expected but most meals weren't great.. I'm sure better choices could be made. Take... Show more
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    Trip date: September 2019
  • A
    September 30, 2013
    An excellent trip in an area I'd never visited before.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The views of Mont Blanc and associated mountains on the last day. It was clear, the sky was blue - you couldn't help but keep stopping to admire... Show more
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  • A
    September 16, 2013
    A wonderful week! Great walking, though quite hard work with a pack. You certainly need to be reasonably fit. Fabulous mountain scenery and every day different. The September sunshine added to the beauty. We were part of a lovely,varied group of people... Show more
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  • A
    July 31, 2013
    An excellent alpine walking holiday - lived up to all my expectations.  Fantastic scenery, wild flowers, characterful accomodation and excellently led.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Being able to see so many alpine flowers in mid... Show more
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  • A
    July 21, 2013
    A great trip with stunning scenery.Long days short nights.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The view from Grand col Ferret.The camaraderie of the group members.What did you think of your group leader?Rupert was very knowledgeable about... Show more
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  • A
    July 16, 2013
    great route, great guide. well organisedWhat was the most inspirational moment of your trip?The scenery and the isolationWhat did you think of your group leader?excellent. very knowledgeable. Looked after the group well - knew how to set the walking... Show more
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  • A
    January 02, 2013
    Had a great time. Breathtaking scenery & great way to see the Alps in a week.What was the most inspirational moment of your trip?Crossing the Col du Bonhomme.What did you think of your group leader?Alison was great. Very informative but relaxed.Is there... Show more
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  • A
    September 09, 2012
    A trek through the most impressive scenery I've encountered in EuropeWhat did you think of your group leader?Our leader was Rupert, an international mountain guide who obviously new the area well .  A convivial chap and skilled leader in many ways -... Show more
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  • A
    July 18, 2012
    A fast and (preferably) light tour around the iconic Mont Blanc Massif. With an emphasis on seeing the highlights of the Mont Blanc circuit, you can definitely expect your money’s worth of walking when trying to cover as much of the amazing scenery as... Show more
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  • A
    July 18, 2012
    A fast and (preferably) light tour around the iconic Mont Blanc Massif. With an emphasis on seeing the highlights of the Mont Blanc circuit, you can definitely expect your money
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Tour du Mont Blanc Week
From Col de la Forclaz to Chamonix
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