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Self-Guided Tours for the Tour du Mont Blanc are closed for 2018 due to hotel availability. 

Flexible Affordable Options for the Independent Hiker. Want to experience one of Europe’s most classic treks, the Tour du Mont Blanc, as an independent traveler? Alpenwild is the expert in arranging self-guided hiking vacations in the Alps—so let us plan your custom Tour du Mont Blanc trek today!

Worry-free, Custom Hiking Tour. Your transportation from the airport, accommodations, and most meals are pre-arranged and prepaid leaving you the time to enjoy the trail. When you book with us, you’ll receive detailed route directions and benefit from Alpenwild’s experience on the Haute Route. A local phone contact that will connect you to an Alpenwild guide will be provided to you in cases of emergency. 

The Most Popular Trek in Europe. The Tour du Mont Blanc is a circuit hike around western Europe’s tallest mountain. You’ll experience two different languages, three different cultures, and diverse foods and views while hiking around the Mont Blanc. Alpenwild will arrange much of your trip saving you the time and stress from doing so. Our self-guided tours are simply custom tours without the group and, of course, a guide. Be prepared to enjoy a pre-paid vacation tailored to your interests, abilities, and budget. 

Remember, space at our favorite hotels often goes quickly, so plan your adventure now, and ideally have everything confirmed by January or February. 

Overview Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive Geneva. Transfer to Les Houches

Day 2 – Les Houches to Les Contamines

Day 3 – Les Contamines to Les Chapieux

Day 4 – Les Chapieux to Rifugio Elisabetta

Day 5 – Rifugio Elisabetta to Courmayeur

Day 6 – Courmayeur to Rifugio Bonatti

Day 7 – Rifugio Bonatti to La Fouly

Day 8 – La Fouly to Champex Lac

Day 9 – Champex Lac to Col de la Forclaz

Day 10 – Col de la Forclaz to Argentiere

Day 11 – Argentiere to Chamonix

Day 12 – Chamonix

Day 13 – Depart Chamonix

View Detailed Itinerary

Tour Price

$2,995 USD per person, double occupancy (July, 2017 to September, 2017)

$699 single supplement

Reserve your place with a $500 per person deposit

Trip Dates

01 July 2018 - 30 September 2018 for 13 days

Or, book a private departure

Trip Highlights

  • Follow the classic circuit around Western Europe’s highest peak as you cross the borders of Italy, Switzerland, and France on foot.
  • Hike independently on a custom itinerary tailored to your skills, interests and personal timetable.
  • Stay in hand-picked accommodations, including meals as desired, transportation, luggage transfers, and detailed daily directions
  • Enjoy the trek as you hike with just a light daypack while your luggage is transferred and at the inn each evening