Mont Blanc Family Adventure

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  • No booking fees
5 Based on 2 Reviews
  • duration 7 days
  • tour type Small group Request as private
  • age requirement 18-99 yrs
  • max group size 16
  • guiding method Fully guided
  • Tour Code BM-20349
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
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  • Starts Courmayeur, Italy
  • Ends Mont Blanc, France
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HIGHLIGHTS Download trip notes
  • Trek through stunning alpine scenery around the highest peak in Western Europe
  • Experience the exhilaration of trekking through three countries in the European Alps
  • Enjoying the culinary specialties such as Raclette
  • Sharing your walking day with other families and the donkeys which enrich your alpine experience
Starting in Courmayeur and ending in Mont Blanc, the "Mont Blanc Family Adventure" tour is a guided walking tour that takes 7 days. You will be touring through Le Tour, Refuge Helene, Courmayeur and 6 other destinations in Italy, Switzerland and France. "Mont Blanc Family Adventure" is a small group tour which will include accommodation, meals and others. Please check the package includes section for more details.

A special family walking adventure around Mont Blanc taking in Italy, Switzerland and France. This specialised walk ensures that all members of the family experience the spectacular trails and wonderful alpine spirit of the French, Italian and Swiss Alps. Guided along mountain trails this relaxed itinerary provides awesome views of Mont Blanc with overnight stays in charming alpine villages and mountain huts. Carrying only a day pack, our donkeys transport our bags and supplies, and become part of the walking experience with the children taking turns leading their favourite donkey. We have plenty of time to enjoy the small villages we happen upon along the way, including the delightful La Fouly and enchanting Trient. Staying in local refuges we feast on French, Swiss and Italian cuisine. This itinerary, suitable for active children from age 7 and up, provides an exhilarating alpine walk with unforgettable vistas around every bend.
ITINERARY Expand All
  • Day 1 : Join Courmayeur and walk to Berthone refuge (4hrs)
  • Day 2 : Walk to Refuge Elena (4.5hrs)
  • Day 3 : Walk to Switzerland (5hrs)
  • Day 4 : To the Valais des Hommes (5hrs)
  • Day 5 : To the high mountain pasture of Bovine and Forclaz Pass (4.5hrs)
  • Day 6 : Walk to the Balme Pass (5hrs)
  • Day 7 : Day walk to discover the Nature Reserve Aiguilles Rouges (4hrs), trip concludes
WHAT'S INCLUDED
Accommodation
  • 6 nights accommodation in mountain refuges / gîte hostels on a dormitory share basis.
Meals
  • 6 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 6 dinners (does not include drinks) – continental breakfasts are served and usually consist of breads, jams, coffee, tea and juices. Lunch is picnic style. Dinner will consist of 2 or 3 courses which include regional specialties
Guide
  • Experienced mountain guide
Others
  • Luggage transfer by donkey – 1 piece maximum 7kgs (excesses are refused so please test the weight of your luggage before meeting the group, allowing 200g for the kit bag). It is possible early or late in the season that you may need to carry your overnight requirements for one or two days if the snow conditions on the trail are not suitable for donkeys.
WHAT'S EXCLUDED
  • Travel to and from the trail head
  • Drinks
  • Travel Insurance - mandatory
  • Transfers by taxi or public transport if you need to skip a stage
  • Storage of luggage
  • Items of a personal nature
CUSTOMER REVIEWS
5 - Excellent
Based on 2 reviews
  • Anonymous
  • On Aug 10 2017
5 - Excellent
Excellent
Our trip was fabulous the leader was super great English and interacted to keep the 6 children on the trip focused and happy. He showed them how to look after the donkeys and lead them, he was very conscious of safety regarding... Read more
  • Anonymous
  • On Aug 08 2017
5 - Excellent
Excellent
The trip was excellent. The walking was challenging but really enjoyable. Our kids aged 10 and 12 loved the donkeys and learned a lot about getting them ready in mornings, helping to load the gear onto them. Our guide Yoan was... Read more
REQUEST A PRIVATE, CUSTOMIZABLE DEPARTURE By design, this is a group tour. You can however request a private, customized version of this tour for yourself or your private group of people. Private departures are usually more expensive, but come with these benefits:
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CANCELLATION

No additional cancellation fees apply for this Mont Blanc Family Adventure tour. You can cancel the tour up to 72 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 71 days of departure.

Payment

For any tour departures within 02 July 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 02 July 2024, a deposit of 186 USD is required to confirm the tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 71 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Mont Blanc Family Adventure tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.

Visa

For this Mont Blanc Family Adventure tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • Rigorous hygiene safety measures will be followed in transportation, accommodation and meal venues.
  • All travellers 18 years and older will be required to be fully vaccinated atleast 14 days prior to departure.
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