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Family Hiking and Mountain Sports Holidays in the French Alps

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 7 day(s)
Group Size: 8 - 12 people
Destination(s): France  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking   Mountain/Rock Climbing  
Season: May - September
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 739 Euro (EUR)
Maximum Per Person Price: 739 Euro (EUR)

It is difficult to express the beauty of the valley and of the mountains of Ceillac with a few words. I will just quote a revealing anecdote. In Spring 2004, going up to Gran Paradiso (Italy) in ski touring with a group of English skiers, I was speaking of the pleasures of Ski-touring with Jonathan, one of the participants. Jonathan spoke to me about his trekking with his children, mainly the one he had made in Queyras. He confided to me he saw there the most beautiful place he had ever seen in the world: the Lake "Miroir", just above Ceillac.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Ceillac. Check in at the lodge and take your time to relax and make yourself comfortable. In the afternoon, hiking to Lake Miroir (7,264 feet).

Day 2: Lake Sainte Anne/ Girardin. Day hike to Lake Sainte Anne (7,923 feet) and Girardin pass (8,855 feet). Option: ascent to the old Girardin military post (9,403 feet).

Day 3: In the morning, discovering rock-climbing on La Vispe rocks. In the afternoon, for half of the group, Ceillac Via Ferrata (for the other half of the group, rest at the lodge or rafting).

Day 4: Morning hike to Fromage pass (7,549 feet). In the afternoon, for half of the group, Ceillac Via Ferrata (for the other half of the group, rest at the lodge or rafting).

Day 5: Day hike in Bois Noir valley: Chalmettes mountain pasture (6,365 feet), Estronques pass (8,697 feet), Tête de Jacquette peak (9,045 feet).

Day 6: Day hike to Andrevez sheepfold (7,408 feet) and Mourière view point (7,625 feet).

Day 7: Before dawn, we will leave the lodge to head up to Bramousse pass (7,385 feet), to see the sun rising on Queyras. Way down to the lodge for breakfast. By midday, transfer to Geneva airport, where we will arrive around 4 pm.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Price Includes:
- Guiding by a mountain Guide
- The loan of the technical equipment for rock-climbing and for Via Ferrata
- Free transportation in the guide people carrier from Geneva airport, for the first registered participants
- Lodging and half-board by the lodge "Les Baladins", in bedrooms or small dormitories

Price Excludes:
- Optional insurances
- Lunches (picnics)
- Personal expenses
- Extra price if you ask for a room with private bathroom and toilet, or a single room.

Notes: 10 % discount for children between 10 and 17 years old.

Supplier Information
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Location: France
Joined InfoHub: Apr 2006
Client Request Served: 918

The company was created in 1995 by Marc Démolis, IFMGA Mountain Guide from Chamonix. Ranging among the most experienced teams of IFMGA, our Mountain Guides are not only skilled professionals and teachers, but also passionately fond of the peaks, sites and countries where they will take you off. Selected for their...

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