TOUR DU MONT BLANC SOUTH

7-days Tour du Mont Blanc South in dormitories or in comfort formula- from 755 €

This trip takes you on the Walker’s High Route of the Mont Blanc during 7 days and goes through the small loop, more alpine. No bus transfer during the week and views on the Mont Blanc every day! Watse Trekking Mont Blanc takes you on easy trails without ladders or handrails for an easy walking trip with a mountain guide.

WHY THIS TOUR DU MONT BLANC ?
A 7 days trek accessible to everybody
No technical part
No bus transfer for an immersive trek
View on the Mont Blanc every day!
Guaranteed departure from 4 hikers
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Difficulty

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Duration

7 days

Group size

12 persons maximum

Accomodations

In dormitories / private rooms

Dates

Every Sunday on summer time

Starting point

La Flégère – Chamonix

Bags transfer

Included

Ending point

Courmayeur
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Difficulty

3/5

Group size

12 persons maximum

Dates

Every Sunday on summer time

Bags transfer

Included
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Duration

7 days

Accomodation

In dormitories / private rooms

Starting point

La Flégère – Chamonix

Ending point

Courmayeur
WHY THIS TOUR DU MONT BLANC ?
A 7 days trek accessible to everybody
No technical part
No bus transfer for an immersive trek
View on the Mont Blanc every day!
Guaranteed departure from 4 hikers
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DAY-TO-DAY PROGRAM

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PROGRAMME DÉTAILLÉ

> DAY 1 : LA FLEGERE CABLE CAR – BELLACHAT

Meeting point is on the parking of la Flégère at 9 AM. Ascent with the cable car and start of the hike on the panoramic balcony in front of the Mont Blanc. In late afternoon we reach the refuge of Bellachat with stunning views over the mountains. No baggage tonight.

 6 hours / 9 km
Night in refuge without baggage
D+ 600 m / D- 450 m

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> DAY 2 : BELLACHAT – BIONNASSAY

Hike up to the Aiguillette des Houches where a fantastic view on the valleys and the mountains awaits you and descent to the village of Les Houches. Here we catch the classical TMB route in order to go to Bionnassay and the cozy refuge.

 6 hours / 12.5 km
Night in refuge
D+ 700 m / D- 1340 m

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> DAY 3 : BIONNASSAY – LE TRUC

Very nice stage at the foot of the glaciers, passing through the col de Tricot before going to the Chalets de Miage for a possible gastronomic break. Then we hike up to the pasture land of Le Truc where we will discover the mountain farmer job and the cheese making secrets of the reblochon, a local cheese. No bagage tonight.

 6 hours / 12 km
Night in refuge without baggage
D+ 700 m / D- 650 m

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 > DAY 4 : LE TRUC – LES CONTAMINES

According to the fitness of the group and the weather forecasts, we hike to the Truc by a nice itinerary facing the glaciers.  Otherwise we directly  hike to Les Contamines by a pleasant trail in the forest. We reach the centre of the village and our accomodation.

6 hours / 5 km
Night in traditional auberge
D+ 0 m / D- 710 m

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> DAY 5 : LES CONTAMINES – LES MOTTETS

We go on the roman way, the starting point towards the Col du Bonhomme and the Col des Fours  which we reach for noon. We then hike down to the refuge by a nice pasture land trail with local cows. Pleasant and traditional evening in the refuge.

6 hours / 18 km
Night in refuge
D+ 1250 m / D- 900 m

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> DAY 6 : LES MOTTETS – MAISON VIEILLE

Today the Mont Blanc shows off with magnificent view on the italian side of the range. On the way, the milky lac Combal and the balcony trail will please you.

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

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> DAY 7 : MAISON VIEILLE – COURMAYEUR

Descent to Courmayeur, known as the « italian Chamonix » where we can possibily have a gelato. We can hang around in the small streets of the village. End of the trek around 3 PM at the bus station of Courmayeur.

 4 hours / 10 km
 End of the trek
D+ 0 m / D- 600 m

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The price of the confort formula is 835 € per person.

The itinerary is the same. You will stay in the same houses or close to the ones described above. Are included :

  • 3 nights in double bedrooms with or without sanitaries in the room
  • 1 night in a room of 4 with sanitaries outside of the room
  • 2 nights in small and collective dormitories

To book this formula, choose the « Comfort » option when you book your trek !

Accès au point de départ :

Meeting is at 9 AM on the parking of  the cable car La Flégère in Chamonix.

> See the map to the starting point

We can help you in driving you to and from the starting/ending point of the trek (supplement).

> Contact us

Accomodations before and after the trek :

 

  • 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
  • Chalet hôtel le Castel à Chamonix – 100 Route des Tines, 74400 Chamonix-Mont-Blanc – 04 50 21 12 12
  • Gîte le Moulin à Montroc – 32 Chemin du Moulin des Frasserands, 74400 Chamonix-Mont Blanc – 06 82 33 34 54
  • Le Vieux Pommier à Courmayeur : Viale Monte Bianco, 25, 11013 Courmayeur AO, Italie – +39 0165 84 22 81
 

A professionnal mountain guide leads you all along the trek and you only carry your day bag.

In order to get your bag well prepared, have a look at our Equipement and FAQ pages !

Here is a small reminder :

  • A rucksack of 30 to 50 Liters
  • Hiking boots
  • Mountain adapted clothes
  • Gourd/Bottle
  • Medicaments if you have a personnal treatment.

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

> Take a look at the FAQ

In order to offer you a Tour du Mont Blanc without any trouble, Watse Trekking Mont Blanc suggests you two contracts of insurance with our partner April International Voyage. These contracts are adapted for a trek like the Tour du Mont Blanc.

The Cancellation Insurance contract insures you if you have to cancel your trip before the start or if you missed your flight.

The Multirisk Insurance contract includes:

  • Cancellation before the start and interuption during the trip
  • Missing flight and flight delay
  • Baggages option and personnal belongings included
  • Repatriation and travel insurance all over the world
  • Search and rescue costs until 15 000 €
  • An accident travel insurance
  • Public liability abroad
  • The impossible return and the anticipated return

The cost of these insurances is based on the Tour du Mont Blanc you choose. In order to subscribe to one of this contract, please tick the choosen option when you book your trek !

The price includes :

  • Leading by a professional Mountain Guide
  • Accommodations as said in the program
  • Half board formula in the accommodation said in the program
  • Pick nick lunch prepaired by our Chief cook
  • Dried fruits during the hike
  • Bags transfer every day excepted on day 1
  • Showers in the accommodations described in the program
The price does not include :

  • Transport to and from the start of the trek
  • Personnal drinks
  • Any supplement for a private or single room in the comfort formula, contact us
  • Eventual private transferts or cable car not included in the program
  • Insurances
To book this trek, please proceed as described :

  • Click on one of the links «  book this trek » and choose your insurance options, type of accommodation and the date of start.
  • Choose the payment method between credit card and bank transfert.

If you choose the bank transfert method, contact us in order to get our account details. If you choose the credit card method, your invoice will be in your personnal account on line as soon as we will get the confirmation of the paymen. You can pay the rest directly from your personnal o line account. The rest has to be paid at the latest 1 month before the start of the trek without any reminder from us.

  • Pay 30 % deposit
  • Print, fill in, sign and send t us by mail or email the registration form

Your booking is only effective when we have received the deposit of 30% of the total price on our bank account.

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