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Mont Blanc Highlights

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 8 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 15 people
Destination(s): France   Switzerland   Italy  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking  
Season: July - October
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1290 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1350 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Dates:
25 Jun - 02 Jul
02 Jul - 09 Jul
16 Jul - 23 Jul
23 Jul - 30 Jul
30 Jul - 06 Aug
06 Aug - 13 Aug
13 Aug - 20 Aug
20 Aug - 27 Aug
27 Aug - 03 Sep
10 Sep - 17 Sep
17 Sep - 24 Sep
24 Sep - 1 Oct.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Join tour at Chalet Savoy in Les Houches.

Day 2: Drive to Trient in Switzerland; walk back to Col de Montets in France, over the Col de Balme.

Day 3: Drive through Mont Blanc Tunnel to Italy, traverse around Mont de la Saxe and descend to Courmayeur.

Day 4: Drive to Col de Montets; walk via Lac Blanc to La Gelgere then descend on teleferique.

Day 5: Free day for optional walks, activities or sightseeing.

Day 6: From the chalet, we cross the Col de Voza and continue to Les Contamines commune.

Day 7: Transfer to Brevent; ascend by teleferique to mid-station, walk to Les Houches via Brevent Peak.

Day 8: End tour in Les Houches.

Tour Details:
- Profile: Travel by private minibus and telepherique. 5 days center-based walking. Reasonable level of fitness required.
- Accommodation: 7 nights chalet with private bath, comfortable lounge, log fire and hot tub.
- Food: All breakfasts, 5 picnic lunches and 6 dinners included.
- Trip Grade: Moderate - those who walk regularly in hilly terrain should manage just fine. Good health and reasonable fitness are important. These hikes are either moderate medium-duration walks or harder, shorter hikes. Trips average 5-7 hours of walking with some longer/harder days. Paths are generally good, but there may be some rocky terrain. Generally no extremes of altitude and a maximum ascent of approximately 800 meters.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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