It's a hiker's dream. The dazzling peak of iconic Mont Blanc. A once-in-a-lifetime trek through three of Europe's most beautiful countries. Spectacular Courmayeur. Legendary Chamonix. Classic Swiss chalets. Mountain culture at its finest. It's a world ignited by a pink alpenglow. Or perhaps it's la vie en rose.
1-2 Welcome to the Alps! Start your hiking journey with a trek over Val Ferret, a lush valley on the Italian side of Mont Blanc | Take in the scene over a cappuccino at a friendly rifugio (mountain hut) | Hike a portion of the Mont Blanc ridge trail, considered one of the best in the world | Dine on hearty Northern Italian alpine cuisine | Feel at home in the region's unique and irresistible mountain culture | Visit lively Courmayeur and relax at an elegant alpine resort.
3-4 Say ciao to Italy and bonjour to France as you fly over glaciers and across the border by gondola | Discover the Aiguille du Midi, a needle of rock looming at 12,777 feet | Walk through quiet woods to a meadow that perfectly frames beloved Mont Blanc | Discover the extraordinary Mer de Glace Glacier | Take a glacier walk complete with crampons and led by expert guides | Sip an aperitif at a café in the charming resort town of Chamonix | Feel as though you have the Alps to yourself as you watch the sun rise and fall from our secluded mountain oasis.
5-6 Gaze up at majestic Mont Blanc, Western Europe's highest peak | Follow a trail past alpine pastures and picturesque mountain huts | Ride the historic Mont Blanc Express train from the mountaineering center of Chamonix | Walk across the border from France into Switzerland | Sample delicious Swiss cheese at a traditional family farm | Admire the quintessentially Swiss landscape.