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The Most Popular Trek in Europe—Perfected

The Tour du Mont Blanc is the classic hike circling Western Europe’s highest peak. It combines inspiring mountain scenery with cultural vibrancy in the alpine regions of France, Switzerland, and Italy and their distinct yet intertwined cultures. No wonder it's the most popular trek in Europe.

No Shortage of Stunning Alpine Scenery on the TMB

It’s a challenging route, to be sure, but you’ll hike with just a light daypack and in the company of an expert Alpine hiking guide. On our route we skirt some of the most impressive glaciers in the Alps; we wind our way through deep-cut canyons, and pass characterful alpine villages. Every day offers spectacular scenery and extraordinary mountain landscapes.

Accommodations Others Only Dream of. Fully Supported

What sets this itinerary apart from any other is our choice of superb accommodations. We avoid the overcrowded huts, gites, and auberges and stay in 3, 4, and 5-star hotels with private ensuite bathrooms. Most have a pool and spa facilities that you'll be able to enjoy. Additionally, our trip is fully supported by daily luggage transfers. 

As with every Alpenwild trip we seek out exceptional cuisine, which in this region means homey Savoyard dishes—potatoes draped in melted mountains of cheese, aromatic sausages, and crusty breads. We’ve searched out and uncovered some of the finest accommodations along the route—including hand-picked hotels and mountain inns not offered by other operators. Even many of the daily details of our route are exclusive to the Alpenwild experience.

Premier Alpine Resorts and Charming Hamlets

Our route includes a 2-night stay within the medieval town of Courmayeur, Italy. In Chamonix we stay at the 4-star Grand Hotel des Alpes in the pedestrian heart of this favorite mountain resort. And in the quaint villages in Alpenwild’s home base of Switzerland you’re sure to have an experience like none other.

Overview Itinerary

Day 1 – Arrive Geneva. Transfer to Chamonix

Day 2 – Depart Chamonix. Les Houches to Les Contamines-Montjoie

Day 3 – Contamines to Les Chapieux, Bourg-Saint-Maurice

Day 4 – Ville des Glaciers to Courmayeur

Day 5 – Courmayeur Rest Day

Day 6 – Courmayeur to Lavachey

Day 7 – Lavachey to Champex-Lac

Day 8 – Champex-Lac to Trient (Vallorcine)

Day 9 – Trient to Argentiere

Day 10 – Argentiere to Chamonix

Day 11 – Day in Chamonix

Day 12 – Depart Chamonix

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Tour Price

$4,995 USD per person double occupancy

$499 single supplement

Reserve your place on this tour with a $500 per person deposit

Trip Dates

17 June 2018 - 28 June 2018

24 June 2018 - 05 July 2018

01 July 2018 - 12 July 2018

08 July 2018 - 19 July 2018

15 July 2018 - 26 July 2018

29 July 2018 - 09 August 2018

12 August 2018 - 23 August 2018

26 August 2018 - 06 September 2018 Sold Out

09 September 2018 - 20 September 2018 Sold Out

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Trip Highlights

  • Follow the classic circuit around Western Europe’s highest peak as you cross the borders of Italy, Switzerland, and France on foot.
  • Ascend the Aiguille du Midi on the Mont Blanc via highest vertical ascent cable car in the world
  • Enjoy the trek to its fullest as you hike with just a light daypack while your luggage is transferred to the inn each evening
  • Savor the best of rich Savoyard cuisine: hearty tartiflette, bubbling fondue, aromatic raclette and smoky sausage

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