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Mont Blanc Circuit

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 15 day(s)
Group Size: 1 - 15 people
Destination(s): France   Switzerland   Italy  
Specialty Categories: Hiking & Trekking  
Season: June - August
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: No
Minimum Per Person Price: 1880 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1880 US Dollar (USD)

Tour Dates:
18 Jun - 2 Jul
19 Jun - 03 Jul
25 Jun - 09 Jul
02 Jul - 16 Jul
30 Jul - 13 Aug
31 Jul - 14 Aug
06 Aug - 20 Aug
13 Aug - 27 Aug
14 Aug - 28 Aug
20 Aug - 03 Sep
27 Aug - 10 Sep.

Tour Itinerary:

Day 1: Start at Les Bossons, near Chamonix.

Day 2: From Chamonix the route heads past Lac Blanc to Les Frasserands.

Day 3: Cross over Col de Balme to Switzerland and camp at Trient.

Day 4: Cross Col de Forclaz to Champex.

Day 5: Head up Val Ferret to La Fouly.

Day 6: Climb to Grand Col Ferret, the highest pass of the trek.

Day 7: Rest day.

Day 8: Ascend to Monte de la Saxe, then steep descent to Courmayeur and on to Val Veny.

Day 9: Re-enter France across Col de la Seigne and through La Ville des Glaciers to Les Chapieux.

Day 10: Climb to Col de la Croix du Bonhomme and contour around to Col du Bonhomme.

Day 11: Rest day.

Day 12: Cross Col de Tricot and Col de Voza to re-enter Chamonix Valley and descend to village of Les Houches.

Day 13: Probably best views of Mont Blanc today as we make a long ascent to Brevent and then descend to Les Bossons.

Day 14: Free day at Les Bossons.

Day 15: Tour ends in Les Bossons.

Tour Details:
- Profile: 10 days point-to-point walking with vehicle support, 2 rest days. Altitude maximum 2536 m, average 1525 m.
- Accommodation: 14 nights camping, mostly in good campsites with hot showers, occasionally in the wild.
- Food: All breakfasts, 10 picnic lunches and 13 dinners included.
- Trip Grade: Moderate/Challenging - Fitness is more important on these hikes. Some hikes will cover mountainous terrain, at higher altitudes or in challenging climate. Previous hiking experience is will generate more enjoyment. Trips will average 6-7 hours with some longer days. Some rocky and more difficult terrain, and some trips may reach higher altitudes with maximum ascents of 800-1000 meters. Expect some changeable weather and more basic facilities.

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

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