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Tour Du Mont Blanc

Race Date
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August 28, 2022
Location
France | Switzerland | Italy
number of days
9 days/8 nights or 15 days/14 nights
Starting price
2323
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Tour Du Mont Blanc

What's Included:
  • All Lodging
  • All Breakfasts and Dinners
  • Round-Trip Airport Shuttle
  • Baggage Shuttle Service
  • 2 F4A Guides on All Hikes
  • Gondola Ride over the Mountain
  • Storage of Extra Luggage in Chamonix

                                           15 days/14 nights.  100 miles.  3 countries. 

                           A trek of a lifetime in Europe’s awe-inspiring Alps region.

Experience the cultures and cuisines of France, Switzerland and Italy while circling the spectacular Mont Blanc massif on the Tour du Mont Blanc trail system.  It’s a challenging route that rewards us with some of the most exquisite mountain scenery in the world.  It’s a classic and popular European adventure…. even better when we’re doing it our way:

Two stages with 6 days trekking in each stage and a rest day in the middle. Choose one stage, or do both.
5-7 hours trekking per day, at a comfortable pace.
A lodge-to-lodge excursion, with dinner, breakfast, a bunk and a shower provided at each stop.

TRIP DATES

15-day trip: August 28 - September 11, 2022 - SOLD OUT

1st Half: August 28 - September 5, 2022 - SOLD OUT

2nd Half: September 3 - September 11, 2022

TRIP PRICE:

$3,448 (per person) — 15-day trip
$2,323 (per person) — 9-day trip 

Not Included:  Airfare, private rooms, hiking gear, meals not mentioned above (lunches/snacks on the trial), tips for F4A guides, personal expenses (souvenirs, alcohol, etc.). 

Trip Highlights

  • Trek begins and ends in the high-style resort town of Chamonix, France
  • Hike 6-12 miles per day, crossing international borders (France, Italy and Switzerland) on foot
  • 100 miles +/- total hiking, with an accumulated elevation gain/loss of about 32,800’
  • Follow historic routes through the Alps once used for hunting and trading
  • Discover quaint villages and valleys in the shadow of enormous glaciers and peaks
  • Take a rest day in the lovely medieval city of Courmayeur, Italy.
  • Ride a sky gondola up to about 13,000’ for close-up views of Mont Blanc’s summit and glaciers.
  • Enjoy fresh, local and hearty meals. Regional cuisine that changes as we cross borders.
  • Meet locals and other trekkers at mountain lodges (refuges, inns and chalets) along the way
  • Comfortable lodging and no camping; a reduced load each day on the trail.
  • Luggage stored safely in Chamonix during the trek
  • Shuttles between Geneva Airport and Chamonix included

FLIGHTS

When booking your flight from the U.S. to Geneva (GVA), be aware that the arrival in Geneva is usually the next day. Check your arrival date carefully so that you arrive on or before August 28.

DEPOSIT

A $500 deposit (per person) is due at the time of booking. This deposit is non-refundable.

PAYMENTS

The first payment (50% of remaining balance) will be due June 1, 2022. Final payment will be due July 15, 2022. You will receive a reminder email when this payment is due. Once made, all payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.

CANCELLATIONS

By Client: If you need to cancel before the final payment date, the cancellation fee is your initial deposit. Your reservation will automatically cancel if final payment is not received by the due date.

By Fit 4 Adventure: In the event that we must cancel a trip for commercial reasons beyond our control, including if the minimum number of trip participants is not met, you will be able to transfer any amount paid toward any F4A trip in the next 24 months. You may also opt for a full refund. 

By Force Majeure: In the event that a trip is cancelled due (but not limited) to natural disasters, pandemics, border restrictions, terrorism, or political instability, F4A will offer you a future trip credit valid for 24 months from the original trip date. 

F4A is not responsible for any additional expenses you may incur as result of your booking, including (but not limited to) visas, vaccinations, clothing, equipment, testing, travel insurance, or non-refundable flights. 

TRAVEL INSURANCE

The cancellation policy will be strictly adhered to. To avoid loss of payments due to unforeseen circumstances, travel insurance is highly recommended. Travel insurance can often be purchased along with your flight or you can book though our partner World Nomads.

*We at Fit 4 Adventure take the health and safety of our guests and guides seriously. We will follow all local protocols and CDC-recommended guidelines while on this trip.

If you have any questions about this trip, please feel free to reach out to Joe@Fit4Adventure.com

1st Half (trekking clockwise route) – 9 days/ 8 nights

August 28: Arrive at Geneva airport in the morning (GVA) and shuttle to Chamonix, France. Orientation and group dinner in Chamonix.

August 29: Start trek with a shorter day - Chamonix to Argentiere.

August 30:  Argentiere to Trient, Switzerland

August 31:  Trient to Champex, Switzerland

September 1:  Champex to Ferret, Switzerland

September 2:  Ferret to Rifugio Bonatti

September 3:  Rifugio Bonatti to Courmayeur, Italy

September 4:  Rest and recovery day in Courmayeur with scenic gondola ride over Mont Blanc and spa options.

September 5:  Shuttle from Chamonix to Geneva for mid-day departures.

2nd Half – (resuming clockwise route) 9 days/ 8 nights

September 3:  Arrive Geneva (morning) and shuttle to Courmayeur, Italy.  Hotel and group dinner in Courmayeur.

September 4:  Scenic gondola ride over Mont Blanc and shopping in Courmayeur.

September 5:  Start trek – Courmayeur to Lac Combal

September 6:  Lac Combal to Les Chapieux, France

September 7:  Les Chapieux to Les Contamines, France

September 8:  Les Contamines to Les Houches, France

September 9:  Les Houches to Chamonix.  Private catered dinner and chalet Chamonix.

September 10:  Day on the town in Chamonix

September 11: Shuttle from Chamonix to Geneva for mid-day departures.

Full Trip – 15 days/14 nights

Start and finish in Chamonix, spending eleven days on the route to complete the full tour, traveling clockwise.  Rest day, on September 14, will include a scenic gondola ride from Courmayeur to the Aiguille du Midi near the top of Mont Blanc, and shopping and spa options.

August 28:  Arrive Geneva (morning) and shuttle to Chamonix, France.  Hotel and group dinner in Chamonix.

August 29: Start the TMB Trek! Hike from Chamonix to Argentiere, France

August 30:  Argentiere to Trient, Switzerland

August 31:  Trient to Champex, Switzerland

September 1:  Champex to Ferret, Switzerland

September 2:  Ferret to Rifugio Bonatti

September 3:  Rifugio Bonatti to Courmayeur, Italy

September 4:  Rest and recovery day in Courmayeur with scenic gondola ride over Mont Blanc and spa options.

September 5:  Start trek – Courmayeur to Refuge Elisabetta

September 6:  Refuge Elisabetta to Les Chapieux, France

September 7:  Les Chapieux to Les Contamines, France

September 8:  Les Contamines to Les Houches, France

September 9:  Les Houches to Chamonix.  Private catered dinner and chalet Chamonix.

September 10:  Day on the town in Chamonix

September 11: Shuttle from Chamonix to Geneva for mid-day departures.

 

Note:  Alternate routes and destinations may be incorporated into itinerary at the discretion of guides.

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I just got back from Tour de Mont Blanc and had a fabulous time! My second Fit4Adventure trip with Diane. You can count on having a great experience!! She also keeps the group sizes manageable. Joe the Tour Leader is a kind and caring person, super organized and professional, and an expert at keeping everyone safe and happy! They did a fantastic job at making this a wonderful experience -absolutely gorgeous hiking, great food, and super company. I'm looking forward to my next Fit4Adventure trip and hope to see you all again!

Robin M. - Mont Blanc

You each inspired me so much, I came back a different person, a few lbs heavier (due to the amazing food) but so much lighter in heart!!! Thank you all

Rob - Mont Blanc
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