TOUR DU MONT BLANC – 7 DAYS

7-day Tour du Mont Blanc in dormitories or in comfort – starting from 795 €

Hike the three countries surrounding the Mont Blanc Massif through the original circuit. Across various stages, let’s hike this mythic trek between Les Houches and Chamonix.

WHY THIS TOUR DU MONT BLANC ?
  • The most beautiful parts of the Tour du Mont Blanc in 7 days
  • Accomodations chosen for their conviviality
  • A direction of travel different from other agencies’ thus less people on the path
  • Guaranteed departure from 4 people
  • Local guides who perfectly know the circuit
  • A sauna during the journey !
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Departure point

Les Houches

Group size

12 people maximum

Accomadation

In dormitories / in rooms

Departure point

Every sunday on summer time
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Duration

7 days

Bags transfer

Everyday except one day
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Group size

12 people maximum

Departure every sunday on summer time

Every sunday on summer time

Bags transfer

Everyday except one day
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Duration

7 days

Accomadation

In dormitories / in rooms

Departure and arrival

Les Houches / Le Tour
WHY THIS TOUR DU MONT BLANC ?
  • The most beautiful parts of the Tour du Mont Blanc in 7 days
  • Accomodations chosen for their conviviality
  • A direction of travel different from other agencies’ thus less people on the path
  • Guaranteed departure from 4 people
  • Local guides who perfectly know the circuit
  • A sauna during the journey !
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THE TOUR DU MONT BLANC IN DETAILS

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DAY-TO-DAY PROGRAM

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> DAY 1 : LES HOUCHES – LES CONTAMINES

Meeting at 9am on the parking lot of Bellevue cable car. Ascent in the cable car Depending on the shape of the group and the conditions, pass to the Col de Tricot and the Truc by a beautiful route at the foot of the glaciers or direct descent to Les Contamines by a small path in the forest. Night in Les Contamines

6 hours / 15 km
Night in refuge
D+ 600 m / D- 1200 m

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les contamines - les mottets
> DAY 2 : LES CONTAMINES – LES MOTTETS

We take the Roman way, starting point for the climb to the Cols du Bonhomme and the Fours, goals of the morning. Then a nice descent in the pasture among the Tarines cows before joining the refuge for a traditional evening.

6 hours / 18 km
Nuit en refuge
D+ 1250 m / D- 900 m

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> DAY 3 : LES MOTTETS – MAISON VIEILLE

Nice hiking day facing Mont Blanc on the Italian side passing by Lake Combal and the balcony path of Col Chécrouit.

6 hours / 20 km
Night in traditional lodge
D+ 1110 m / D- 1020 m

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> DAY 4 : MAISON VIEILLE – REFUGE BONATTI

Descent to Courmayeur, the Italian Chamonix and passage through the old town before going up to the Val Sapin and the Bertone hut. Then a beautiful crossing to refuge Bonatti named after the famous Italian mountaineer. No luggage this evening

6 hours / 16 km
Night in refuge without luggage
D+ 1000 m / D- 1100 m

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chardon bleu pays du mont blanc
> DAY 5 : REFUGE BONATTI – LA FOULY

This morning we walk in front of Mount Dolent, straddling three countries, to Col Grand Ferret where Switzerland welcomes us. A pleasant descent to La Peule pasture where you will learn all about traditional mountain farming and raclette making process.

6 hours / 14 km
Night in lodge
D+ 800 m / D- 800 m

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> DAY 6 : LA FOULY – CHAMPEX – TRIENT

Transfert to Champex. Beautiful balcony stage above Martigny and the Rhone Valley. The multiple vineyards bear witness to the Swiss wine production. Descent to Trient, a small village, via le Bisse du Trient. Depending on the shape of the group and the conditions, we can pass through the window of Arpette, a more alpine route. (your guide is the only one who decides the best option).

6 hours / 18 km
Night in hostel
D+ 1000 m / D- 800 m

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full tour du mont blanc - argentière
> DAY 7 : TRIENT – ARGENTIERE

It’s time to return to France via the Balme Pass from where the view of the Chamonix Valley is striking. The small village of the Tour, the last village of our trek, awaits us at the very bottom. End of the trek around 15/16h at Le Tour.

6 hours / 9 km
D+ 1000 m / D- 800 m

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The price of the Comfort formula is 895 euros per person.

The itinerary described is the same. You will be housed in the same establishments or in nearby establishments as those indicated in the program. It is planned:

  • 5 nights in a double room with or without sanitary facilities in the room
  • 1 night in room of 4 with sanitary on the landing

To book this option, choose the “comfort” option when booking your trek!

Access to the starting point:

We meet at the parking lot of the cable car of Bellevue at les Houches at 9am.

> Access plan at the starting point

Accommodation before and after the tour:

  • Hôtel les Mélèzes – 333 Rue de l’Essert, 74310 Les Houches – 04 50 54 40 09
  • Gîte Michel Fagot – 2 Allée des Sorbiers, 74310 Les Houches – 04 50 54 42 28
  • Hôtel la Croix Blanche à Chamonix – 81 Rue Joseph Vallot, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc – 04 50 53 00 11
  • Gîte le Chamoniard Volant à Chamonix -45 Route de la Frasse, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc – 04 50 53 14 09
  • Hôtel Les Lanchers à Chamonix – 1459 Route des Praz, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc – 04 50 53 47 19
  • Gîte le Moulin à Montroc – 32 Chemin du Moulin des Frasserands, 74400 Chamonix-Mont Blanc – 06 82 33 34 54
A state-certified trekking guide accompanies you throughout the trek and you only carry your bag for the day. To prepare your bag, check out our Equipment section and the FAQ! Here’s a reminder of some essentials:

  • A hiking bag (30 – 50 liters).
  • Hiking shoes.
  • Hiking clothes.
  • Bottle / Gourde.
  • Your medications if you are taking a specific treatment.

Learn more about the equipment for a Tour du Mont Blanc See the FAQ> >

In order to offer you a Tour du Mont Blanc without a hitch, Watse Trekking Mont Blanc offers two insurance contracts from our partner April International Voyage. These contracts are designed to be adapted to a trek such as the Tour du Mont Blanc. The Comfort Cancellation Insurance contract insures you for the cancellation of the trip before departure and/or a missed flight. The Multirisk Comfort contract includes:

  • Cancellation before departure and interruption of travel
  • Missed flight and flight delay
  • Included luggage and personal belongings
  • Repatriation and travel assistance around the world
  • Search and rescue costs up to $15,000
  • An individual travel accident
  • A Civil Responsibility Abroad
  • The impossible return and the early return

The price varies depending on the Tour du Mont Blanc you want to book. To sign up for one of these two contracts, you just need to enter the option when booking your trek!

The price includes:

  • Supervision and accompaniment by a qualified Mountain Guide
  • Nights as indicated in the program
  • Half board accomodation as listed in the program
  • Lunch picnics prepared by our chef
  • Home-made dried fruit snacks
  • Luggage transfer every night except on day 4
  • Showers in the accommodations listed in the program
  • The cable car on day 1
  • The transfer on day 6

The price does not include:

  • Transportation to and from the start of the trek
  • Drinks other than water at the table
  • The extra for a private or simple room in the comfort formula, contact us
  • Possible private transfers or cable car not included in the program
  • Assistance and cancellation insurance
To book, you have to: – Click on one of the links “book this trek” and choose your insurance, accommodation and date options. Choose your payment method (ckeck, bank transfer, credit card) : Several payment methods are available. For a check payment : make it out to WATSE and send it to: WATSE – 520 chemin des éconduits 74700 Domancy – France. For a bank transfer, contact us to receive our RIB. For a payment by card : your invoice will be on your online account as far as the payment is accepted by the bank. Then you can directly pay the remaining balance from your account. The balance has to be payed at the latest one month before the departure. For a payment with vacation coupons : send us them by post. Pay 30% or the total – Print, fill and return by e-mail the form. Your booking will only be effective when at least 30% of the amount are on our bank account.
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Booking

Date of departure 2020 Accomodation PriceQuantityDescription
from 21 to 27 June 2020Dormitories 795,00
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Guaranteed departure

from 21 to 27 June 2020Comfort 895,00
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Guaranteed departure

from 12 to 18 july 2020Dormitories 795,00
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Available for booking

from 12 to 18 july 2020Comfort 895,00
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Available for booking

from 19 to 25 July 2020Dormitories 795,00
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Guaranteed departure

from 19 to 25 July 2020Comfort 895,00
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Guaranteed departure

from 2 August to 8 August 2020Dormitories 795,00
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Available for booking

from 2 August to 8 August 2020Comfort 895,00
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Available for booking

from 16 August to 22 August 2020Dormitories 795,00
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Guaranteed departure

from 16 August to 22 August 2020Comfort 895,00
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Guaranteed departure

from 30 August to 5 September 2020Dormitories 795,00
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Available for booking

from 30 August to 5 September 2020Comfort 895,00
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Available for booking

The table below presents our travels in small groups of 12 people maximum. You can customize, adapt or privatize this traval by contacting us.

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