Tour du Mont Blanc in 4 days

A sensational tour along the top of the Alps

The Tour du Mont Blanc in 4 days

In our opinion, this accessible hike is without doubt the most beautiful way to discover trekking. Experience the joys of a multi-day hike in the magnificent setting of the Mont Blanc mountain range!

With views of a range of superb landscapes, contemplate the most beautiful sights the Alps have to offer. The recipe for a simple life in the open air, far from the hustle and bustle of the city.

This trek allows a gentle discovery of the Tour du Mont Blanc with its forests, mountain pastures, villages and glaciers… Get away from it all on one of the most beautiful treks in the world.

Listen to the guide's description of the trip (french)
Your consultant
Pierrick Delattre, guide Watse
Pierrick Delattre 06 65 93 29 29 contact@watse.fr

Pierrick, the founder of the agency, grew up in the Mont Blanc region.

As a true mountain lover, he has made the area his playground and his profession, always with your happiness as his goal. He will take you off the beaten track on routes that he has designed and mapped himself. Sharing his experience and passion with you every step of the way, you can entrust yourself completely to his guidance.

The advantages of the TMB in 4 days

trek france italy A beautiful route from France into Italy
panoramas A short trek with exceptional panoramas
varied section The most varied section of the TMB
comfortable accomodation High-quality accommodation

Duration

duration4 days

Difficulty

difficulté2/5

Group

group12 max.

Departure from

departure placeLes Houches

Date of departure

departure dateEvery Sunday in Summer

Accomodation

accomodationDormitories/rooms

Luggage

luggageEvery evening

The programme in detail

Day 1: Les Houches – Les Contamines

5 hrs 30 walking time – Accommodation: night in a B&B or inn – 650 m (2,130 ft) ascent / 1,300 m (4,260 ft) descent

You will meet the group and your guide at the car park for the Bellevue cable car at 9am to go up to Bellevue and start the trek! The route takes you through the Col de Tricot mountain pass and across the Alpage du Truc mountain pastures via a beautiful route along the foot of the glaciers.

Night in a B&B or inn in the village of Les Contamines.

Jour 1 TMB 4 jours

Day 2: Les Contamines – Les Mottets

7 hrs walking time – Accommodation: night in a refuge – 1,450 m (4,760 ft) ascent / 800 m (2,620 ft) descent

This morning you’ll head up the Roman road to the Col du Bonhomme (2,408 m / 7,900 ft) and the Col des Fours (2,665 m / 8,740 ft).

Your route then takes you into the Les Chapieux valley.

Jour 2 TMB 4 jours

Day 3: Les Mottets – Maison Vieille

6 hrs walking time – Accommodation: Night in a refuge – 1,100 m (3,600 ft) ascent / 1,050 m (3,450 ft) descent

A magnificent day awaits for your third stage, with views of Mont Blanc beckoning ahead of you.

Passing through the Col de la Seigne (2,515 m / 8,250 ft), you will then enter the Aosta Valley via Val Veni.  The impressive Italian side of Monte Bianco rises up before you!

Jour 3 TMB 4 jours

Day 4: Maison Vieille – Courmayeur

Option 1: 50 m (165 ft) ascent / 750 m (2,460 ft) descent / 2 hours walking time
Option 2: 1,250 m (4,100 ft) ascent / 1,450 m (4,750 ft) descent / 7 hours walking time

From the refuge, you will walk downhill to Courmayeur, the Italian “Chamonix”.

You can stop here and wander around the pedestrian streets of Courmayeur or continue your day’s walk to the Bertone refuge to enjoy the fabulous views from its terrace. Your guide will then show you a short and easy route to the bus that will take you back to Courmayeur.

Fin du trek

Useful information

Les informations pratiques
Comfort option

The Comfort option costs €595 per person.

The itinerary described remains the same. You will sleep in the same accommodation or somewhere close to the accommodation stipulated on the trek programme. The option includes:

  • 2 nights in a double room with or without bathroom facilities in the room
  • 1 night in a room for 4 with bathroom facilities on the landing

To choose this alternative, select the “Comfort” option when you book your trek!

Directions and accommodation

Directions to the starting point:

Meet at Bellevue cable car station at 9 am on Day 1.

> Map to get to the starting point

Accommodation before and after the trek:

  • Saint Antoine hotel – 7 route Napoléon 74310 Les Houches
  • Les Campanules hotel- 450 route de Coupeau 74310 Les Houches
  • Les Mélèzes hotel – 333 rue de l’Essert 74310 Les Houches
  • Michel Fagot B&B- 2 Allée des Sorbiers 74310 Les Houches
Equipment

Even if you choose to do it in summer, it can get cold on the TMB! We strongly recommend that you pack clothes suitable for a multi-day hike, such as:

  • A fleece
  • A windproof and waterproof jacket
  • Walking trousers.

The terrain is varied and we recommend you wear walking boots that protect your ankles.

For more information, voir notre our special TMB equipment page.

Insurance

To ensure your TMB goes off without a hitch, Watse Trekking Mont Blanc offers three insurance policies with our partner April International Voyage, and a comprehensive Covid-specific contract.
These contracts are designed especially for treks like the Tour du Mont Blanc.

The Comfort cancellation contract covers you in the case of cancellation before your departure and/or a missed flight.

The Comfort multi-risk contract includes:

  • Cancellation before departure and interruption of your trek
  • Missed flight and flight delay
  • Luggage and personal belongings option
  • Worldwide repatriation and travel assistance
  • Search and rescue costs up to €15,000
  • Individual travel accident option
  • Third-party liability abroad
  • Impossible return and early return

The COVID contract includes:

  • Cancellation before departure and interruption of your trek
  • Missed flight and flight delay
  • Luggage and personal belongings option
  • Worldwide repatriation and travel assistance
  • Search and rescue costs up to €15,000
  • Individual travel accident option
  • Third-party liability abroad
  • Impossible return and early return
  • Cancellation due to illness 30 days before departure
  • Cancellation due to denied boarding
  • Remote consultation before departure
  • Medical repatriation
  • Hotel costs and medical fees
  • Psychological support
  • Grocery deliveries and home help

The price varies according to the Tour du Mont Blanc you choose. To take out one of these two contracts, just select the option when you book your trek!

Book

To book, you must:

  • Click on one of the “book this trek” links and select the insurance, accommodation and date options.
  • Select your payment type (cheque, bank transfer, debit card): There are several ways to pay.
    • To pay by cheque: please make it out to WATSE and send to: WATSE – 63 avenue de la gare – 74170 Saint Gervais les Bains Le Fayet – France.
    • To pay by bank transfer: contact us for our bank details.
    • To pay by debit card: your invoice will be in your online account as soon as your payment has been confirmed by the bank. You will then be able to pay the balance directly from your account. The balance must be paid at least one month before departure without a reminder from us.
    • To pay by French travel voucher: please send us your vouchers and any remaining balance by cheque.
  • Pay a 30% deposit or the balance for your trek
  • Print out the booking form then fill it in, sign it and send it back to us by email or post.

Your reservation will only be effective when 30% of the total cost is credited to WATSE’s bank account.

Dates and prices

Tour du Mont Blanc in 4 days

Options Date StockQuantityTotal
Comfortdu 12 au 15 juin 2022 In progress
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595,00
Dormitoriesdu 12 au 15 juin 2022 In progress
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545,00
Comfortdu 19 au 22 juin 2022 In progress
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595,00
Dormitoriesdu 19 au 22 juin 2022 In progress
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545,00
Comfortdu 26 au 29 juin 2022 In progress
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595,00
Dormitoriesdu 26 au 29 juin 2022 In progress
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545,00
Comfortdu 3 au 6 juillet 2022 In progress
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595,00
Dormitoriesdu 3 au 6 juillet 2022 In progress
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545,00
Comfortdu 10 au 13 juillet 2022 In progress
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595,00
Dormitoriesdu 10 au 13 juillet 2022 In progress
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545,00
Comfortdu 17 au 20 juillet 2022 In progress
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595,00
Dormitoriesdu 17 au 20 juillet 2022 In progress
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545,00
Comfortdu 24 au 27 juillet 2022 In progress
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595,00
Dormitoriesdu 24 au 27 juillet 2022 In progress
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545,00
Comfortdu 31 juillet au 3 août 2021 In progress
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595,00
Dormitoriesdu 31 juillet au 3 août 2021 In progress
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545,00
Comfortdu 7 au 10 août 2022 In progress
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595,00
Dormitoriesdu 7 au 10 août 2022 In progress
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545,00
Comfortdu 14 au 17 août 2022 In progress
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595,00
Dormitoriesdu 14 au 17 août 2022 In progress
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545,00
Comfortdu 21 au 24 août 2022 In progress
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595,00
Dormitoriesdu 21 au 24 août 2022 In progress
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545,00
Comfortdu 28 au 31 août 2022 In progress
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595,00
Dormitoriesdu 28 au 31 août 2022 In progress
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545,00
Comfortdu 4 au 7 septembre 2022 In progress
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595,00
Dormitoriesdu 4 au 7 septembre 2022 In progress
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545,00
Comfortdu 11 au 14 septembre 2022 In progress
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595,00
Dormitoriesdu 11 au 14 septembre 2022 In progress
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+
545,00
Included in the price
  • Supervision by a qualified mountain guide

  • Accommodation, as described in the trek programme

  • Half board, as described in the trek programme

  • Packed lunches prepared by a chef

  • Dried fruit and nut snacks prepared by a chef

  • Luggage transfer every night

  • Showers where applicable (as described in the trek programme)

  • Cable car ticket

Not included in the price
  • Transport to and from the start of the trek

  • Drinks other than water served with meals

  • Supplement for a private or single room, as part of our comfort offer (contact us)

  • Any private transport or cable car tickets not included in the trek programme

  • Assistance and cancellation insurance

  • Anything not listed in “Included in the price”

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