• +91-9833128208

Best of Chamonix

  • Duration: 7N/8D
  • Location: Chamonix
  • Available Seat: 10
  • Price: EUR 1790
Book Now

Best of Chamonix

7 Nights / 8 Days

7 N Chamonix

ITINERARY

Day 01: ARRIVE IN CHAMONIX

Arrive on your own in Chamonix and you will be welcomed with a drink with your guide in your hotel. (D)

Overnight in Chamonix.

DAY 02: TOP OF THE AIGUILLE DU MIDI (ALT.3842M) – HIKING TO THE ‘MER DE GLACE’

From Chamonix centre in only 20 minutes, you’ll reach the summits. The cable car will take you to the top of the Aiguille du Midi (3842m). Enjoy unique 360° panorama on the whole Mont-Blanc massif, as well as on the higher Swiss and Italian summits. On the way back, you’ll stop at the middle station and have an amazing walk to the ‘Montenvers Mer de Glace’ site: The group will enjoy an ‘easy’ 4 hours walk with a break for lunch (picnic). Arriving at the Montenvers terrace, you will get a spectacular view over the Drus peaks, Aiguille Verte, the Grandes Jorasses Mountains, and many other summits overlooking the glacier. While describing these legendary peaks, a certified Mountain Leader will give accounts of historical events and tales of this valley. The group will take the famous train back down to Chamonix (20mn ride). (B,PL,D)

Overnight in Chamonix.

DAY 03: PARAGLIDE FLIGHT FROM PLANPRAZ – BREVENT (MIDDLE STATION)

Today you will discover the Chamonix Valley from the sky, facing the Mont Blanc range. About 30 minutes in the air with your guide, you will have exceptional panorama view and guaranteed thrills! Activity will either take place in the morning or in the afternoon depending on the season. (B)

Overnight in Chamonix.

DAY 04: HIKING TO LAKE BLANC ALT. 2352M & CHESERYS LAKE

From Chamonix centre, you will take the local train to join La Flegere cable car departure, then you will take a chairlift to reach the top. Your guide will comment this breathtaking panorama on the Mont Blanc range and its glaciers. You will then start the hike across the mountain in the direction of the very famous ‘Lake Blanc’ and its refuge & ‘Cheserys Lake’. You will enjoy a nice break around these beautiful Lakes for the picnic lunch. The views on glaciers, Chamonix valley and Switzerland are absolutely gorgeous! During this hike you will be in the wildlife park of ‘Les Aiguilles Rouges’ and you might have the chance to observe Ibex, Chamois or marmots. After a picnic lunch you will walk down to join the cable car again. (B,PL,D)

Overnight in Chamonix.

DAY 05: MOUNTAIN BIKE RIDE

Today you will enjoy mountain biking custom made programs to suit your rhythm – introduction rides or technical trails… enjoy all the advice of a professional mountain bike instructor. (B)

Overnight in Chamonix.

DAY 06: LE CHAPEAU VIEWPOINT

A private transfer will be organized to a small ‘Lavancher’ village (10 min by car). From this mountain village you will take an easy path to join the mountain Inn called ‘Le Chapeau’ from where you will have an amazing viewpoint at the end of the ‘Mer de Glace’. You will have a lovely local lunch in the refuge before coming back to Chamonix around 3 pm. Remaining time is at leisure. (B,L,D)

Overnight in Chamonix.

DAY 07: RAFTING OR CANORAFT SESSION

A truly original way to discover the Chamonix valley is by Rafting! You will do a gentle rafting down the river “Arve” (about 8 km). Along the way, you will enjoy exceptional views facing the Mont-Blanc range. (B,D)

Overnight in Chamonix.

DAY 08: DEPARTURE DAY

After breakfast, depart on your journey back home. (B)

(PL) = Picnic Lunch, (B) = Breakfast, (L) = Lunch, (D) = Dinner

 

INFORMATION:

INCLUSIONS:

  • 7 overnights in 4-star hotel accommodation as per itinerary (subject to availability) at the time of booking or similar.
  • 7 Bed & Breakfasts, 3 Lunch, 4 Dinners as per itinerary (BB = bed & breakfast, L= lunches, D= dinner).
  • Lunch : 2 picnic (day 2 & day 4) + 1 lunch in mountain Inn (day6)
  • Dinner : 4 diners in the hotel (day 1 – 2 – 4 – 6)- 3 courses meal (menu) + ¼ of wine per person included
  • Cable cars for day 2 & 4 (Day 4 : cable car only open from the 16th June until the 16th September)
  • Private Hiking guide for 3 full days : day 2 – day 4 & day 6
  • Paraglide flight with cable car on day 3 (30/40mn flight – including the guide & helmet)
  • Mountain Bike ride for half day on day 5 (including the guide, the bikes rentals & helmet)
  • Rafting session on day 7 – 2h of activity (including the guide, wetsuit rentals and helmet)

 

Highlights:

  1. Top of Aiguille du Midi
  2. Paraglide flight from Planpraz
  3. Hiking to Lake Blanc Alt
  4. Mountain bike ride
  5. Le Chapeau viewpoint
  6. Rafting or Canoraft session


COST:
From EUR 1790* onwards Per Person in standard twin/double room. *Min 4 persons required.

EXCHANGE RATE: 1 EUR = 82 INR (exchange rate as on the day of payment applicable)

VALIDITY: 1st June 2018 To 30th September 2018

At times there may be special deals – enquire at the time of booking.

 

EXCLUSIONS:

  • All flights, excess baggage fees, airport departure taxes and other relevant taxes
  • All meals not mentioned in the inclusions
  • Optional activities and excursions
  • 3 lunch (day 3 – day 5 & day 7) + 3 diners (day 3 – day 5 & day 7)
  • Drinks and personal expenditure (souvenirs…) & all any extra expenses not mentioned above
  • Transportation to Chamonix – Repatriation & Cancellation insurance
  • Medical, Travel and Baggage Insurance
  • Holiday Surcharge
  • Items of a personal nature (i.e. internet, curio, laundry, beverages, etc.) unless specifically quoted for above
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Passport and Visa fees
  • Anything not specifically quoted in the inclusions
  • Porterage
  • GST extra as applicable


NOTES:

  1. All prices are correct at the time of printing and subject to availability.
  2. All prices are subject to change without notice. Though care has been taken to put appropriate prices, our suppliers may increase their price depending on the availability and season. We therefore request you to allow for changes to occur before the confirmation of the final price. We will inform you about the increase or  decrease in prices at the time of booking.
  3. No reservations have been made and accommodation is subject to availability. In case of non-availability, alternate accommodation will be recommended.
  4. All outdoor activities are weather permitting.
  5. Prices may vary depending on hotel availability and date.
  6. Please make sure you have a valid visa.
  7. The guide may have to adapt the route to weather conditions and/or to group physical and/or technical ability.
  8. The tour requires a good physical condition & hiking experience. 3 hiking days on maintained trails with 4  hours of hiking daily and minimum 250m of average vertical gain – maximum of 400 m. Good physical training and hiking experience on mountain trails are necessary. The other outdoor activities are easy and accessible to all.
  9. The cable cars included in the hiking days are only open from the 16th June until the 16th September. If you wish to book a stay out of these dates we will suggest other hiking programs.
  10. Having repatriation insurance is mandatory. Cancellation insurance is highly recommended.
  11. Smoking is not allowed in the vehicles. Comfort stops will be made en route.
  12. All distances and travelling times are approximate.
  13. Peak Season Surcharge may be applicable during Xmas, New Year or during any special events.
  14. Terms & Conditions Apply.
  15. All Payments to be made in INR, USD or EUR as per rate of exchange at the time of booking.
  16. Any payments automatically mean adherence to the terms & conditions and our statute.
Keep Travelling through Namaste Tourism
Tags: