Tour of Mont Blanc 7 days north 3 countries
Tour of Mont Blanc Italy Switzerland France 7 days with guide - sleep in refuge + Rafting
3 countries in 7 days!
Crossing 3 countries in the week to discover different cultures, but looking more closely, the culture of the Mont Blanc takes over. A common history but valleys with their own moods and characters.
The Swiss Alps are very flowery and variety of plants will charm you. What about cows with huge bells, fondue, chocolate, grapes and so sympathetic local accent … ah so, long live the mountain!
7 days (6-7h / d)
535 m / day
Average altitude gain
700 m / day
Average altitude loss
On the 4×4 mule!
Every sunday in summer
Courmayeur(it) - Contamines (fr)
- No car transfer
- 3 countries crossed in 7 days
From 720€ / hiker
A trek in 3 countries including rafting!
This Tour of Mont Blanc in 7 days offer the view of the giant of the Alps in 4 of them, because in Switzerland other mountains separating us from Mont Blanc. But views e-xep-tion-tional welcome us there, like that of the Rhone valley (born in Switzerland before going to jump into Lake Geneva) from Bovine. Bucolic and rural environments also planted with alpine chalets in the traditional architecture, the oldest dating from 1769 (in wood) or the charming village of Champex, nestled between the mountains and the lake.
In Italy, we cross the Grand Col Ferret and contemplate the Val Ferret, the Val Veni, Big Jorrasses, the Giant’s Tooth, Mont Blanc.
In France, we travel the Val Montjoie, at the foot of the glacier Bionnassay and Domes de Miage to name a few … then the whole Chamonix valley! ..
Your luggage (max 7kg) will be carried by a mule managed by a mule guide. You carry on your shoulders what you need for the day. We lend you a waterproof bag to protect your luggage.
The descent raft is optional … but, what happiness to cool when the sun heats!
Arpnouva – La Peule
La Peule – Champex
Champex – Trient
Trient – Argentière
Argentière – Bionassay
*13km if rafting
Bionassay – Le Truc
Le Truc – Les Contamines
Practical informations for this trek
Departure point access
- Meeting point : 10:30 at Courmayeur bus station (bus from Chamonix train station Chamonix via Mont Blanc tunel (11,6 km). Timetable at Chamonix TO (email@example.com +33(0)4 50 53 00 24) or Courmayeur TO (firstname.lastname@example.org 00 39 01 65 84 20 60).
- Arriving in Chamonix : Chamonix-Mont Blanc access
- Map : Chamonix-Mont Blanc
Accomodation the day before departure
If you arrive the day before : List of accomodation in Chamonix (all prices – camping to 5* hôtel)
Included / Not included
Not Included : travel to meeting point, drinks, snacks, and cancellation insurance
General practical informations
Buying an insurance for a hiking holiday in the Alps costs 4.5% of the total price per person. We must therefore add that amount to the price of each stay bought. For more information read the page cancellation insurance
Read: “The life of the mountain” Bernard Fischesser Ed Abrams. “Know read the stars” of the Maritimes H. A. Rey editions and overseas territories. “The social life of plants” by Jean-Marie Pelt www.amazon.fr/vie-sociale-plantes-Jean-Marie-Pelt/dp/2213013713
Maps: IGN Top 25: 3630 and 3531 OT Chamonix and St Gervais les Bains
To do: since you are acclimatized, climb to the top! The ascent of Mont Blanc
See: Cable car to the Aiguille du Midi. The cave of the Mer de Glace.
How to book ?
To book you must:
Contact us by phone or email to verify that your dates are a departure planned
Click on a link “book this trek”
Choose your means of payment (check, bank transfer, CB)
Paid 30% deposit or the balance of your stay
Print to complete, sign and return the contract attached in the email confirming your order.
Several payment methods are possible: 1) By check: to make the order of TREK MONT BLANC and send to TREK MONT BLANC 431, Col de Joux Plane route of Hamlet Mévoutier 74340 Samoëns – Haute Savoie – France. Booking your stay will be effective only when 30% of the amount will be credited to the account of TREK MONT BLANC. 2) By bank transfer: Our bank details will be stated in the order confirmation email 4) By credit card: your invoice will be in your account online as payment confirmation of your stay by the bank.